Library News and Notes

Lititz Public Library reopens with Limited Services June 15th

June 8, 2020

Lititz Public Library Reopening with Limited Services • As Lancaster County moves to Yellow, Lititz Public Library will reopen with limited services on Monday, June 15th. • The outdoor book return will be open on Wednesday, June 10th (However, no items are due before JULY 16th so there is no need to rush to return…

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Library Services and Safety

March 7, 2020

Dear patron, Providing a safe and welcoming space is fundamental for the Lititz Public Library. As we navigate this emerging issue, we are regularly monitoring announcements from health officials and experts for guidance. Library leadership is engaged in ongoing discussions of plans, issues, questions and implications which may potentially arise. While we are currently open…

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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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Physicians in Fiction

December 28, 2018

Novels featuring physicians as protagonists are rich in medical drama and intrigue. This selection is available to borrow from the Lititz Public Library. Before I Let You Go by Kelly Rimmer When her sister, a drug addict, thief and liar, goes into premature labor, a doctor agrees to help and finds herself caring for her…

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STEM Topics

December 21, 2018

Find surprising books on science, math, medicine and technology at the Lititz Public Library. The Revolutionary Genius of Plants: A New Understanding of Plant Intelligence and Behavior by Stefano Mancuso Despite not having brains or central nervous systems, plants have the ability to innovate, react, remember and learn, offering opportunities for creative solutions to the…

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Christmas Fiction

December 14, 2018

From mysteries to romances to relationship novels, the Christmas season creates dynamic holiday settings for storytelling. These and other selections are available to borrow from the Lititz Public Library. Christmas in Evergreen by Nancy Naigle A woman saying goodbye to her hometown and heading for a job in the big city meets a widowed father…

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Fathers in Movies

December 7, 2018

Ranging from wholesome to menacing, the fathers in these films illustrate a tale worth seeing. They are available to borrow from the Lititz Public Library. The Descendants (2011) An indifferent husband and father of two girls is forced to re-examine his past and wrestle with his future when his wife suffers a boating accident. Indiana…

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