Library News and Notes

National South Carolina Day

August 31, 2021

Did you know each state had its own “National Day”? Us either, if truth be told. But while there are some dubious stories as to how these days got proclaimed for celebration, it presents a wonderful opportunity to highlight some sections of our collection. We missed National Pennsylvania Day (July 20th), but we caught this…

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International Bats’ Night

August 27, 2021

Have you ever taken time on a summer evening to scan the sky for these nocturnal acrobats with their erratic flight patterns? It’s the perfect weekend to do just that. International Bats’ Night takes place the final weekend of August. Be sure to read up on these fascinating and misunderstood creatures, too! Little Bat in…

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Titles on Afghanistan

August 22, 2021

Browse books providing context for the crisis in Afghanistan. No good men among the living : America, the Taliban, and the war through Afghan eyes / Anand Gopal – As U.S. troops prepare to withdraw, the shocking tale of how the American military had triumph in sight in Afghanistan–and then brought the Taliban back from…

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Journaling for Beginners

July 28, 2021

Journaling can be an important part of taking care of ourselves and our mental health. Here is an overview of the benefits of Journaling. Journaling 101 Also, check out our Community Journaling project here: Welcome to the Pages of the Community Journaling Project

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Launchpad Playaways – now at Lititz Public Library!

July 12, 2021

Lititz Public Library is now offering Launchpad Playaways for checkout! These devices come pre-loaded with content and are designed with a simple, easy-to-use interface, and are 100% secure. No download time. No need for Wi-Fi. Access to powerful content is as simple as turning on each device — anytime, anywhere. Reserve yours now! 

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National Hawaii Day

July 5, 2021

Learn about our 50th state with these books and resources at the Lititz Library: Elementary A is for Aloha: A Hawai’i Alphabet by U’ilani Goldsberry – Presents an illustrated collection of twenty-six short rhymes–one for every letter in the alphabet–that celebrate people, places, and things associated with Hawaii, each with an explanatory paragraph. J 919.69 GOL     …

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National Pink Day

June 23, 2021

Pink was first used as a color name in the late 17th century, pink is a pale red color that got its name from a flower of the same name. Enjoy these Lititz Public Library offerings inspired by, or about, the color pink. Pink in Language While pink comes in numerous shades, its meanings vary,…

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Tails and Tales Donation Drive for Pet Pantry of Lancaster County

June 10, 2021

In honor of our Summer Reading Program theme, Tails and Tales, the library will be holding a donation drive for the Pet Pantry of Lancaster County. The donation drive will run from July 12th through July 24th. Stop by the library see our donation display and choose a fun paw print, bone, or fish tag…

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StoryWalk featuring “Little Pea”

June 9, 2021

The Lititz Public Library’s summer StoryWalk® title is Little Pea by Amy Krouse Rosenthal.  Little Pea likes many things such as rolling down hills and playing with his pea pals. There is one thing Little Pea does not like, participate in the StoryWalk® to find out! A StoryWalk® combines two healthy activities, taking a walk…

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D-Day Remembrance

June 6, 2021

On this day, 77 years ago, American soldiers stormed the beaches of Normandy, as young men and as heroes. Their fight, for freedom, for justice, and for democracy, must never be forgotten. Their courage lives forever. May we forever be worthy of their sacrifice. #DDay Learn more about the battle and these soldiers with these…

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