Library News and Notes

Getting to Know Ukraine

March 14, 2022

Ukraine features heavily in today’s news with Russia’s invasion and subsequent hostilities. Yet, many of us know very little of its role in history. This small selection of books may help us have a greater understanding and appreciation for a country and culture that has had, and continues to have, a central place in European…

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Masks Optional for Entrance

March 7, 2022

Trends continue to indicate that we are moving from the pandemic to endemic stages of COVID-19. Based on the CDC’s most recent guidance, and the low rate of transmission as reported by healthcare officials in Lancaster County, effective Tuesday, March 8th mask wearing is optional to enter the Lititz Public Library. Please note, however, that…

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hoopla is here!

February 17, 2022

What is hoopla? hoopla is a digital service that allows patrons of the Lititz Public Library to access e-books, audiobooks, graphic novels, movies, TV shows, music, and more.   You can read, listen or watch on a smart TV, tablet, smartphone, Roku and other devices. For Lititz Library adult or young adult patrons, you just need…

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National Homemade Bread Day – November 17th

November 17, 2021

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…

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“Santa’s Story” Holiday StoryWalk®

November 3, 2021

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…

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Virtual PUMPKIN DECORATING CONTEST!

September 20, 2021

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…

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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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