Library News and Notes

National Milk Day

January 11, 2023

National Milk Day falls on January 11 to observe the very first time milk was delivered to homes inside sterilized glass bottles. It took until 1878 before anybody thought to fill bottles with milk and seal them with waxed paper. Before that, conditions for storing milk (let alone delivering it) were unsanitary at best and downright…

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Today is Black Cat Appreciation Day

August 17, 2022

Cats are delightful and friendly creatures, regardless of their color. Forget about the old superstitions and give black cats the love they deserve!   Books Starring Black Cats for Children                       Jane on Her Own: A Catwings Tale by Ursula K. Le Guin (J PB…

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Garfield the Cat Day

June 19, 2022

Did you know that the very first Garfield comic strip was published on June 19, 1978? That makes Garfield 44 years old! Feel free to celebrate with a lasagna dinner and read your fill of comics. (Thank goodness it isn’t Monday.)        Garfield at 25: In Dog Years I’d Be Dead This has…

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National Tap Dance Day

May 25, 2022

Tap dance is a type of dance in which a rhythm is formed by the noise of the dancer’s shoes on the floor – Cambridge Dictionary Tap dance was born in the United States in the early 19th century through a blending of African and Irish American dance forms and early tap shoes Early tap…

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National Notebook Day

May 19, 2022

It’s National Notebook Day—so scribble away, get creative, and organize your thoughts! If the blank page intimidates you, why not check out some books that celebrate notebooks, diaries, and journals, instead?    Cover to cover : creative techniques for making beautiful books, journals & albums by Shereen LaPlantz  “Even a beginner can start right out…

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Hoopla Bonus Borrows for May 2022

May 5, 2022

hoopla Bonus Borrows are back!  Choose from hundreds of titles in 8 categories and download as many as you want without them counting against your monthly 4 downloads. May’s categories are: Finding Your Voice Your Travel & Culture Companion Discover a New Series Suspenseful Tales Learn a New Skill Just for Kids! Criminal Mysteries Sci-Fi…

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National Librarian Day

April 16, 2022

“Librarians are tour-guides for all of knowledge” – Patrick Ness Did you know that the first library was founded in the 7th century B.C.”? And that the profession of librarianship has existed for over 2,000 year?  Come learn about librarians at the Lititz Public Library and celebrate National Librarian Day with your favorite library staff! Books and Movies…

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Today is National Pet Day

April 11, 2022

“It is amazing how much love and laughter they bring into our lives and even how much closer we become with each other because of them.” John Grogan, American Author Come learn about different types of pets, how to take care of a pet, and more at the Lititz Public Library!        May…

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World Autism Awareness Day

April 2, 2022

April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day and April is Autism Awareness Month.   One of the best things we can do to help others is first to try to understand them.  With that in mind we would like to highlight some of the resources here at the Lititz Public Library.  Nonfiction books give you perspectives…

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Supreme Court in the News

March 28, 2022

As we await what would be a historic moment for the United States Supreme Court should Ketanji Brown Jackson be confirmed, Lititz Public Library offers this selection of recent books on the history and members, past and present, of the Court. From Chief Justice Marbury, considered the father of the Supreme Court as we know…

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