Library News and Notes

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 17th. 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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June is Pride Month!

June 1, 2021

LGBTQ+ Pride Month Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) Pride month is celebrated in June in the United States and many countries around the world. It commemorates the Stonewall Uprising of 1969 when New York City police raids against LGBTQ establishments turned violent. This is seen by many as the beginning of the Gay…

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National Wine Day

May 25, 2021

May 25th is National Wine Day. Wine has been known to man for millennia, the earliest evidence of such being from around 6000 BCE in the Transcaucasus region of Asia. Used in many rites, to celebrate official (or unofficial) milestones – wine continues to play an integral role in many persons lives to this day….

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Lititz Public Library Continuing to Mask

May 17, 2021

Lititz Public Library continues to require patrons to use a properly worn mask, regardless of vaccination status. We are reviewing various options that will hopefully ease restrictions on those that have fully vaccinated while safeguarding those that have not had an opportunity to vaccinate. As 12 to 15-year-olds have only recently been eligible and those…

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National Space Day

May 7, 2021

Have you ever looked up into the night sky in wonder? Take the opportunity to learn more about space with these resources, and more, available at the Lititz Public Library. Be sure to also participate in National Space Day on May 7th! National Space Day is observed every year on the first Friday in May…

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Celebrating Nurses

May 6, 2021

Nurses Week begins on May 6th and runs through Florence Nightingale’s birthday on May 12th. These fiction and non-fiction works provide a wealth of insight into the lives of nurses. The call of nursing : voices from the front lines of health care / William B. Patrick. – Written for anyone curious about what it…

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National Cartoonist’s Day

May 5, 2021

A favorite Sunday memory for me is reading the Sunday comics with my son. The ability to tell a story and convey profound truths with little to no text is a remarkable talent. In honor of cartoonists everywhere, National Cartoonists’ Day aims to celebrate the work and wonder of these amazing artists. America’s great comic…

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