Did you know that the oldest known remains of bread date back to 14,000 years ago! Bread plays a significant role in many rituals, ceremonies, and traditions and is one of the only foods that is consumed around the world. Stop ‘loafing’ around! You really ‘knead’ to come into the Lititz Public Library to check…Read More About National Homemade Bread Day – November 17th
The Lititz Public Library’s holiday StoryWalk® title is Santa’s Story by Will Hillenbrand. Santa is ready to leave on Christmas Eve, but he can’t find the reindeer anywhere. What are the reindeer doing and when will they be ready? Participate in the StoryWalk® to find out! A StoryWalk® combines two healthy activities, taking a walk…Read More About “Santa’s Story” Holiday StoryWalk®
GET INTO THE FALL SPIRIT BY DECORATING A PUMPKIN. DECORATE OR CARVE YOUR PUMPKIN TO LOOK LIKE A FAVORITE BOOK CHARACTER OR MAKE IT FUNNY, SCARY, OR UNIQUE! Your pumpkin photos will be posted on our Facebook Page and in the library. This contest is OPEN TO ALL AGES! ALL PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE A PRIZE! ONE…Read More About Virtual PUMPKIN DECORATING CONTEST!
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…Read More About National South Carolina Day
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…Read More About International Bats’ Night
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…Read More About Titles on Afghanistan
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 ProjectRead More About Journaling for Beginners
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!Read More About Launchpad Playaways – now at Lititz Public Library!
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 …Read More About National Hawaii Day
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,…Read More About National Pink Day