Library News and Notes

New “Steps” to be taken at the Lititz Public Library!

July 1, 2020

There’s a new way to reach your daily step goal at the library while adding another book to your “done pile!” Lititz Public Library introduces StoryWalk® this summer, combining two wonderfully healthy activities – taking a walk and reading a book. This self-directed activity for people of all ages encourages participants to read a children’s…

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Re-opening of the building is nigh!

June 30, 2020

It is with great pleasure and excitement that I get to announce that the Lititz Public Library will be opening our doors to patrons to come into the library and browse the collection beginning Monday, July 6th. We will be limiting entry based on capacity, so there may be a short wait at times. As…

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Our First Week “Back”

June 20, 2020

As I write this the Lititz Public Library is wrapping up its first full week of re-opening with limited services. Many, if not all, of you have likely heard Governor Wolf’s announcement that Lancaster County will move into the Green Phase of re-opening as of June 26th. It is important to remember that Green is…

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Getting help with Technology

February 5, 2020

Lititz Public Library will begin offering tech-help classes & workshops in March! Getting Started with Libby – Friday, March 13th at 10am Learn what Libby is, how it works, and all the benefits of enjoying your books electronically at our Getting Started With Libby workshop. You can read e-books and listen to e-audiobooks on the…

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Blind Date with a Book

January 29, 2020

This week’s “Speaking Volumes” is less book list and more book lust. Not really — we have nothing but good wholesome literary fun for you this February. From Feb. 1 through 14, Lititz Public Library is proud to announce our “Blind Date with a Book.” We will have a selection of books, wrapped so as…

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Acts of Kindness

January 24, 2020

The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Jan. 20, 2020, marked the 25th anniversary of the day of service that celebrates the Civil Rights leader’s life and legacy. Observed each year on the third Monday in January as “a day on, not a day off,” the day serves to encourage all Americans to volunteer to…

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Letter -writing as Art

January 17, 2020

I’m writing this as National Letter Writing Week comes to a close, which falls every year during the second full week of January. The following books are collections of correspondence between those both well-known and those of less notoriety. Letter-writing, as a general practice, has declined a fair bit in this modern age of rapid…

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