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Trans Day of Visibility

March 31, 2023

March 31 is International Transgender Day of Visibility. #tdov Trans Day of Visibility is set aside to celebrate the accomplishments of trans and non-binary people and raise awareness of the discrimination that people face. Trans and non-binary people are a part of our local community. According to a Pew Research Center survey, 42% of adults…

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Feature: Cookbooks

March 3, 2023

March is National Nutrition Month. It’s a great time to try a new healthy recipe! The library has a large selection of cookbooks for a variety of dietary needs and food preferences. Here are a few of our newest and most popular. Not every recipes is healthy, though. You can learn more about National Nutrition…

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Feature: Romance

February 7, 2023

Whether you love to read romance or you’re just dipping your toes into the genre, consider one of these award-winning romance novels or one of our newest titles for Valentine’s Day.   A Marvellous Light by Freya Marske — Romantic Novelists’ Association Awards: The Fantasy Romantic Novel Award Winner. (Listen to the audiobook on Libby)…

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Winter Reading: Movies Based on Books

January 20, 2023

What films come to mind when you think of movies based on books? To Kill a Mockingbird, Little Women, Sense and Sensibility, The Hours, Silence of the Lambs, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter – they’re all great!  If you’re looking for something new, here are a few movies based on books recently released on DVD…

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Winter Reading: Award Winners

January 6, 2023

So many awards! If you’re looking for an award-winning book to enjoy during Winter reading, here’s a partial list of books that won awards this year. Each of the following books was written for adults and won an award in 2022. Many of these titles can be used to check other boxes on your card…

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Winter Reading: Quick Reads

December 23, 2022

Looking for something to read? We can help! Here are some short novels for a quick weekend read – to help you fill those squares in Winter Reading Bingo! Short Classics:    Of mice and men by John Steinbeck – 186 pages, award-winner, banned or challenged The great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald – 172…

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Winter Reading: Near and Far

December 9, 2022

Looking for something to read? We can help! If you’re participating in Winter Reading Bingo, here are some titles to help you fill those squares. The library also offers a resource called Books and Authors that can help you find your next book. “Read a book that takes place in Pennsylvania” Here are a few…

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Feature : Mental Health & Self-Help

June 1, 2022

Why learn about mental health? Your mental health affects your physical health, too. It’s related to your emotional well-being and stress levels. Mental health plays a crucial role in relationships! It is connected to productivity and financial stability. Awareness of mental health can help in curbing suicide rates and helps end the stigma. Why should…

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Internet Use Policy

May 2, 2022

The public libraries of Lancaster County strive to meet the cultural, informational and educational needs of the communities we serve. The Library System of Lancaster County (LSLC) is a consortia of libraries made up of independent public libraries in Lancaster County, their branches, a bookmobile and administrative offices. This policy serves all entities, employees and…

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Feature : Graphic Novels

May 1, 2022

Why read graphic novels? These books improve literacy skills and encourage kids to dive into books for fun — the perfect recipe for a love of reading. Graphic novels will improve your child’s reading skills like any other book would, and they are fantastic choices for reading outside of class. Graphic novels are full of text….

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