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Wednesday September 23, 2020
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Give your toddler a foundation for early learning and reading skills. Songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and stories help toddlers to develop a love of reading. This program will be presented via Zoom. Adults learn tips and tricks to continue teaching at home. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages 19-35 months. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the day before each week's program. Note: This program is weekly from September 16th- December 2nd with rolling registration. We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Banned Book Club  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Have you ever been told you can't read a book? Join the Banned Book Club, where those are the only books we'll be reading. Once a week we will talk about books that have been banned or challenged in the last decade and look at why people have tried to get these books off the shelves.

1.5 hours. Ages 14-17. Registration is required and limited. You'll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join. You will be emailed a Google classroom invite, where we'll post discussion questions and information. 

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Preparing for the 2020 Election  
    Contact: The Library     eventscoordinator@dcls.org
   

Be an informed voter! Confused by all the advertising on TV? Not sure who all is running for election? Have questions about mail-in ballots? Shirley McCormick from the League of Women Voters of the Harrisburg Area will discuss what to expect on the November ballot, resources you can use to learn about the candidates, and more.

60 minutes. Ages 18+. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Friday September 25, 2020
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Storytime-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Songs, rhymes, and stories help your child develop a love of reading and build early learning skills that will help your child succeed. This program will be presented via Zoom. Adults learn tips and tricks to continue teaching at home. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages 3-5 years. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the day before each week's program.  Note: This program is weekly from September 18th-December 4th and has rolling registration.   We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Library Meeting  
    Location: Madeline L. Olewine Memorial Library

Saturday September 26, 2020
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Dungeons and Dragons  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Tell stories, cast spells, defeat the bad guy with Dungeons and Dragons! For beginners or experts. No dice, books, or characters required. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join.

2 hours. Ages 13-18. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Discord link and further instructions.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Monday September 28, 2020
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Born to Read-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Baby, you are Born to Read! Experience songs and stories together to help your baby learn sounds, language, and a love of books. Connect with other parents via Zoom. This program is for parents, grandparents, caregivers and their babies. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages birth-18 months. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the Friday before each week's program. Note: This program is weekly from September 14th- November 30th and has rolling registration. We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent. 

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Build Your Own Book Club  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Have a book you're itching to talk about? We're itching to hear about it! Share it with the Build Your Own Book Club, where each week we'll tackle different a genre, theme, or character, covering graphic novels, to realistic fiction, to sci-fi, and everything in between.  And the best part? You get to choose!

1.5 hours. Registration is required and limited. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join. You will also be emailed a Google classroom invite, where we’ll post the theme, genre, character, etc. of the week.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Tuesday September 29, 2020
   6:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Family Storytime  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Join all your friends at The Library for an early learning bonanza. We’ll have stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more that will help your child to build their skills and be ready to succeed at whatever is next. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. For families with children of all ages. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the morning of each week's program.  Note: This program is weekly from September 15th- December 1st and has rolling registration.  We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Wednesday September 30, 2020
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Give your toddler a foundation for early learning and reading skills. Songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and stories help toddlers to develop a love of reading. This program will be presented via Zoom. Adults learn tips and tricks to continue teaching at home. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages 19-35 months. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the day before each week's program. Note: This program is weekly from September 16th- December 2nd with rolling registration. We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Banned Book Club  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Have you ever been told you can't read a book? Join the Banned Book Club, where those are the only books we'll be reading. Once a week we will talk about books that have been banned or challenged in the last decade and look at why people have tried to get these books off the shelves.

1.5 hours. Ages 14-17. Registration is required and limited. You'll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join. You will be emailed a Google classroom invite, where we'll post discussion questions and information. 

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Knit One, Crochet Too!  
    Contact: The Library     eventscoordinator@dcls.org
   

Whether you can whip up a sweater in a day or you don’t know a knitting needle from a crochet hook, this class is for you. Gather your supplies and join us for an evening of learning and conversation.

60 minutes. Ages 18+. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Thursday October 1, 2020
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Friends of Elizabethville Area Library Friends Meeting  
    Contact: The Library   717-362-9825   
   

You are welcome to join the Friends of the Elizabethville Area Library at their monthly meeting where fundraising events, book sale planning and programs that benefit the Elizabethville Area Library are planned.

 

    Location: Elizabethville Library

Friday October 2, 2020
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Storytime-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Songs, rhymes, and stories help your child develop a love of reading and build early learning skills that will help your child succeed. This program will be presented via Zoom. Adults learn tips and tricks to continue teaching at home. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages 3-5 years. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the day before each week's program.  Note: This program is weekly from September 18th-December 4th and has rolling registration.   We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Saturday October 3, 2020
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Dungeons and Dragons  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Tell stories, cast spells, defeat the bad guy with Dungeons and Dragons! For beginners or experts. No dice, books, or characters required. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join.

2 hours. Ages 13-18. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Discord link and further instructions.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Monday October 5, 2020
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Born to Read-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Baby, you are Born to Read! Experience songs and stories together to help your baby learn sounds, language, and a love of books. Connect with other parents via Zoom. This program is for parents, grandparents, caregivers and their babies. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages birth-18 months. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the Friday before each week's program. Note: This program is weekly from September 14th- November 30th and has rolling registration. We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent. 

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Build Your Own Book Club  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Have a book you're itching to talk about? We're itching to hear about it! Share it with the Build Your Own Book Club, where each week we'll tackle different a genre, theme, or character, covering graphic novels, to realistic fiction, to sci-fi, and everything in between.  And the best part? You get to choose!

1.5 hours. Registration is required and limited. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join. You will also be emailed a Google classroom invite, where we’ll post the theme, genre, character, etc. of the week.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Tuesday October 6, 2020
   1:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Senator DiSanto Outreach  
    Contact: Jose Ramos   717-232-7286 x1307   jramos@dcls.org
   

Senator DiSanto Office Outreach

    Location: Madeline L. Olewine Memorial Library
   6:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Family Storytime  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Join all your friends at The Library for an early learning bonanza. We’ll have stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more that will help your child to build their skills and be ready to succeed at whatever is next. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. For families with children of all ages. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the morning of each week's program.  Note: This program is weekly from September 15th- December 1st and has rolling registration.  We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Wednesday October 7, 2020
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Give your toddler a foundation for early learning and reading skills. Songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and stories help toddlers to develop a love of reading. This program will be presented via Zoom. Adults learn tips and tricks to continue teaching at home. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages 19-35 months. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the day before each week's program. Note: This program is weekly from September 16th- December 2nd with rolling registration. We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Banned Book Club  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Have you ever been told you can't read a book? Join the Banned Book Club, where those are the only books we'll be reading. Once a week we will talk about books that have been banned or challenged in the last decade and look at why people have tried to get these books off the shelves.

1.5 hours. Ages 14-17. Registration is required and limited. You'll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join. You will be emailed a Google classroom invite, where we'll post discussion questions and information. 

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Friday October 9, 2020
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Storytime-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Songs, rhymes, and stories help your child develop a love of reading and build early learning skills that will help your child succeed. This program will be presented via Zoom. Adults learn tips and tricks to continue teaching at home. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages 3-5 years. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the day before each week's program.  Note: This program is weekly from September 18th-December 4th and has rolling registration.   We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Saturday October 10, 2020
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Reading the Rainbow Book Club  
    Contact: The Library     eventscoordinator@dcls.org
   

Ever wished there was a book club that featured LGBTQ+ protagonists and works by LGBTQ+ authors? We’ll read the gamut: Science Fiction, YA, Graphic Novels, Contemporary Fiction – as long as it’s good (and queer)!

October's book selection is: Into the Drowning Deep by Mira Grant

Join us for some science fiction horror this Halloween season! Seven years after a film crew disappeared while filming a mockumentary of ancient sea creatures, scientist Victoria Stewart sets off to figure out what lies in the depths of the ocean and what happened to her sister who was part of the original crew.

60 minutes. Ages 18+. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions. Print copies of the monthly book club selection are available for registrants courtesy of the Friends of William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family Library. To request a copy, please contact EventsCoordinator@dcls.org.

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Dungeons and Dragons  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Tell stories, cast spells, defeat the bad guy with Dungeons and Dragons! For beginners or experts. No dice, books, or characters required. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join.

2 hours. Ages 13-18. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Discord link and further instructions.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Monday October 12, 2020
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Born to Read-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Baby, you are Born to Read! Experience songs and stories together to help your baby learn sounds, language, and a love of books. Connect with other parents via Zoom. This program is for parents, grandparents, caregivers and their babies. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages birth-18 months. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the Friday before each week's program. Note: This program is weekly from September 14th- November 30th and has rolling registration. We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent. 

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Build Your Own Book Club  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Have a book you're itching to talk about? We're itching to hear about it! Share it with the Build Your Own Book Club, where each week we'll tackle different a genre, theme, or character, covering graphic novels, to realistic fiction, to sci-fi, and everything in between.  And the best part? You get to choose!

1.5 hours. Registration is required and limited. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join. You will also be emailed a Google classroom invite, where we’ll post the theme, genre, character, etc. of the week.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Tuesday October 13, 2020
   6:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Family Storytime  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Join all your friends at The Library for an early learning bonanza. We’ll have stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more that will help your child to build their skills and be ready to succeed at whatever is next. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. For families with children of all ages. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the morning of each week's program.  Note: This program is weekly from September 15th- December 1st and has rolling registration.  We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends of Alexander Family Library Meeting  
    Contact: Sue Wert   717-576-4645   wert.mail@verizon.net
   

We invite all library lovers to join us as we plan fundraising events, programs for the William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family Library, and give suggestions to aid in the selection of materials for the collections. For more information, call (717) 566-0949.

    Location: Alexander Family Library
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Throw Me a Bone: Pet Nutrition Class  
    Contact: The Library     eventscoordinator@dcls.org
   

Your Place to Belong with Author of the Year, Susan Orlean

In Throw Me a Bone, Susan Orlean’s dog Cooper shares 50 of his favorite healthy, homemade snacks, meals, and treats. From pancakes to pizza, Cooper includes a variety of recipes that your own pooch is bound to love.

Want to learn more about pet nutrition? Join The Library for an informational virtual class with the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area to learn how to navigate pet nutrition and keep your furry friend healthy.

60 minutes. Ages 18+. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions.

 

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Wednesday October 14, 2020
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Give your toddler a foundation for early learning and reading skills. Songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and stories help toddlers to develop a love of reading. This program will be presented via Zoom. Adults learn tips and tricks to continue teaching at home. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages 19-35 months. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the day before each week's program. Note: This program is weekly from September 16th- December 2nd with rolling registration. We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Banned Book Club  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Have you ever been told you can't read a book? Join the Banned Book Club, where those are the only books we'll be reading. Once a week we will talk about books that have been banned or challenged in the last decade and look at why people have tried to get these books off the shelves.

1.5 hours. Ages 14-17. Registration is required and limited. You'll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join. You will be emailed a Google classroom invite, where we'll post discussion questions and information. 

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Thursday October 15, 2020
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Device Club  
    Contact: The Library     eventscoordinator@dcls.org
   

Do you have questions about using your mobile device? Not sure how to change settings, set up email or install apps? Maybe you have questions about downloading eBooks or eAudiobooks from The Library? Or are you looking for ways to get better search results on Google? Now is your chance to get your mobile device tech questions answered. Submit your questions in advance and then join us live for a virtual Device Club to get the answers.

60 minutes. Ages 18+. Registration is required. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions. Send your questions to EventsCoordinator@dcls.org with the subject line “Device Club” by Thursday, October 8th.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Friday October 16, 2020
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Storytime-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Songs, rhymes, and stories help your child develop a love of reading and build early learning skills that will help your child succeed. This program will be presented via Zoom. Adults learn tips and tricks to continue teaching at home. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages 3-5 years. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the day before each week's program.  Note: This program is weekly from September 18th-December 4th and has rolling registration.   We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Saturday October 17, 2020
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Dungeons and Dragons  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Tell stories, cast spells, defeat the bad guy with Dungeons and Dragons! For beginners or experts. No dice, books, or characters required. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join.

2 hours. Ages 13-18. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Discord link and further instructions.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Monday October 19, 2020
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Born to Read-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Baby, you are Born to Read! Experience songs and stories together to help your baby learn sounds, language, and a love of books. Connect with other parents via Zoom. This program is for parents, grandparents, caregivers and their babies. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages birth-18 months. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the Friday before each week's program. Note: This program is weekly from September 14th- November 30th and has rolling registration. We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent. 

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Build Your Own Book Club  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Have a book you're itching to talk about? We're itching to hear about it! Share it with the Build Your Own Book Club, where each week we'll tackle different a genre, theme, or character, covering graphic novels, to realistic fiction, to sci-fi, and everything in between.  And the best part? You get to choose!

1.5 hours. Registration is required and limited. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join. You will also be emailed a Google classroom invite, where we’ll post the theme, genre, character, etc. of the week.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Tuesday October 20, 2020
   1:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Senator DiSanto Outreach  
    Contact: Jose Ramos   717-232-7286 x1307   jramos@dcls.org
   

Senator DiSanto Office Outreach

    Location: Madeline L. Olewine Memorial Library
   4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Animal Crossing: New Horizons  
    Contact: The Library     eventscoordinator@dcls.org
   

Are you an adult who enjoys playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons? Looking for new ideas for your island? Join us for a relaxing afternoon of island hopping and exploration!

2 hours. Ages 18+. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions.

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   6:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Family Storytime  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Join all your friends at The Library for an early learning bonanza. We’ll have stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more that will help your child to build their skills and be ready to succeed at whatever is next. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. For families with children of all ages. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the morning of each week's program.  Note: This program is weekly from September 15th- December 1st and has rolling registration.  We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Wednesday October 21, 2020
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Give your toddler a foundation for early learning and reading skills. Songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and stories help toddlers to develop a love of reading. This program will be presented via Zoom. Adults learn tips and tricks to continue teaching at home. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages 19-35 months. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the day before each week's program. Note: This program is weekly from September 16th- December 2nd with rolling registration. We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Banned Book Club  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Have you ever been told you can't read a book? Join the Banned Book Club, where those are the only books we'll be reading. Once a week we will talk about books that have been banned or challenged in the last decade and look at why people have tried to get these books off the shelves.

1.5 hours. Ages 14-17. Registration is required and limited. You'll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join. You will be emailed a Google classroom invite, where we'll post discussion questions and information. 

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Thursday October 22, 2020
   6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Family Paint Party  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Join us for a virtual paint party! A simple, seasonal, family friendly project will be explained step-by-step. We will use many supplies that can be found around the house. Supply lists will be emailed to participants and available at The Library. A limited number of supplies will be provided to participants that need them. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 45 minutes. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the morning of the program.  

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Friday October 23, 2020
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Storytime-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Songs, rhymes, and stories help your child develop a love of reading and build early learning skills that will help your child succeed. This program will be presented via Zoom. Adults learn tips and tricks to continue teaching at home. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages 3-5 years. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the day before each week's program.  Note: This program is weekly from September 18th-December 4th and has rolling registration.   We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Library Meeting  
    Location: Madeline L. Olewine Memorial Library

Saturday October 24, 2020
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Dungeons and Dragons  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Tell stories, cast spells, defeat the bad guy with Dungeons and Dragons! For beginners or experts. No dice, books, or characters required. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join.

2 hours. Ages 13-18. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Discord link and further instructions.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Monday October 26, 2020
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Born to Read-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Baby, you are Born to Read! Experience songs and stories together to help your baby learn sounds, language, and a love of books. Connect with other parents via Zoom. This program is for parents, grandparents, caregivers and their babies. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages birth-18 months. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the Friday before each week's program. Note: This program is weekly from September 14th- November 30th and has rolling registration. We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent. 

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Build Your Own Book Club  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Have a book you're itching to talk about? We're itching to hear about it! Share it with the Build Your Own Book Club, where each week we'll tackle different a genre, theme, or character, covering graphic novels, to realistic fiction, to sci-fi, and everything in between.  And the best part? You get to choose!

1.5 hours. Registration is required and limited. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join. You will also be emailed a Google classroom invite, where we’ll post the theme, genre, character, etc. of the week.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Tuesday October 27, 2020
   6:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Family Storytime  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Join all your friends at The Library for an early learning bonanza. We’ll have stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more that will help your child to build their skills and be ready to succeed at whatever is next. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. For families with children of all ages. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the morning of each week's program.  Note: This program is weekly from September 15th- December 1st and has rolling registration.  We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Wednesday October 28, 2020
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Give your toddler a foundation for early learning and reading skills. Songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and stories help toddlers to develop a love of reading. This program will be presented via Zoom. Adults learn tips and tricks to continue teaching at home. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages 19-35 months. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the day before each week's program. Note: This program is weekly from September 16th- December 2nd with rolling registration. We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Banned Book Club  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Have you ever been told you can't read a book? Join the Banned Book Club, where those are the only books we'll be reading. Once a week we will talk about books that have been banned or challenged in the last decade and look at why people have tried to get these books off the shelves.

1.5 hours. Ages 14-17. Registration is required and limited. You'll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join. You will be emailed a Google classroom invite, where we'll post discussion questions and information. 

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Knit One, Crochet Too!  
    Contact: The Library     eventscoordinator@dcls.org
   

Whether you can whip up a sweater in a day or you don’t know a knitting needle from a crochet hook, this class is for you. Gather your supplies and join us for an evening of learning and conversation.

60 minutes. Ages 18+. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Thursday October 29, 2020
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM The Next Chapter Book Club  
    Contact: The Library     eventscoordinator@dcls.org
   

Susan Orlean Spotlight: My Kind of Place

Susan Orlean takes readers on a series of remarkable journeys in a uniquely witty and sophisticated travel book. In this collection of adventures far and near, Orlean conducts a tour of the world via its subcultures, from the heart of the African music scene in Paris to the World Taxidermy Championships in Springfield, Illinois – and even into her own apartment, where she imagines a very famous houseguest taking advantage of her hospitality.

60 minutes. Ages 18+. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions. Please contact EventsCoordinator@dcls.org if you would like to participate in-person at EV.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Friday October 30, 2020
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Storytime-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Songs, rhymes, and stories help your child develop a love of reading and build early learning skills that will help your child succeed. This program will be presented via Zoom. Adults learn tips and tricks to continue teaching at home. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages 3-5 years. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the day before each week's program.  Note: This program is weekly from September 18th-December 4th and has rolling registration.   We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Saturday October 31, 2020
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Dungeons and Dragons  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Tell stories, cast spells, defeat the bad guy with Dungeons and Dragons! For beginners or experts. No dice, books, or characters required. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join.

2 hours. Ages 13-18. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Discord link and further instructions.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Monday November 2, 2020
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Born to Read-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Baby, you are Born to Read! Experience songs and stories together to help your baby learn sounds, language, and a love of books. Connect with other parents via Zoom. This program is for parents, grandparents, caregivers and their babies. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages birth-18 months. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the Friday before each week's program. Note: This program is weekly from September 14th- November 30th and has rolling registration. We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent. 

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Build Your Own Book Club  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Have a book you're itching to talk about? We're itching to hear about it! Share it with the Build Your Own Book Club, where each week we'll tackle different a genre, theme, or character, covering graphic novels, to realistic fiction, to sci-fi, and everything in between.  And the best part? You get to choose!

1.5 hours. Registration is required and limited. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join. You will also be emailed a Google classroom invite, where we’ll post the theme, genre, character, etc. of the week.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Tuesday November 3, 2020
   6:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Family Storytime  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Join all your friends at The Library for an early learning bonanza. We’ll have stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more that will help your child to build their skills and be ready to succeed at whatever is next. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. For families with children of all ages. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the morning of each week's program.  Note: This program is weekly from September 15th- December 1st and has rolling registration.  We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Wednesday November 4, 2020
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Give your toddler a foundation for early learning and reading skills. Songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and stories help toddlers to develop a love of reading. This program will be presented via Zoom. Adults learn tips and tricks to continue teaching at home. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages 19-35 months. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the day before each week's program. Note: This program is weekly from September 16th- December 2nd with rolling registration. We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Banned Book Club  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Have you ever been told you can't read a book? Join the Banned Book Club, where those are the only books we'll be reading. Once a week we will talk about books that have been banned or challenged in the last decade and look at why people have tried to get these books off the shelves.

1.5 hours. Ages 14-17. Registration is required and limited. You'll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join. You will be emailed a Google classroom invite, where we'll post discussion questions and information. 

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Thursday November 5, 2020
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Friends of Elizabethville Area Library Friends Meeting  
    Contact: The Library   717-362-9825   
   

You are welcome to join the Friends of the Elizabethville Area Library at their monthly meeting where fundraising events, book sale planning and programs that benefit the Elizabethville Area Library are planned.

 

    Location: Elizabethville Library

Friday November 6, 2020
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Storytime-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Songs, rhymes, and stories help your child develop a love of reading and build early learning skills that will help your child succeed. This program will be presented via Zoom. Adults learn tips and tricks to continue teaching at home. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages 3-5 years. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the day before each week's program.  Note: This program is weekly from September 18th-December 4th and has rolling registration.   We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Saturday November 7, 2020
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Dungeons and Dragons  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Tell stories, cast spells, defeat the bad guy with Dungeons and Dragons! For beginners or experts. No dice, books, or characters required. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join.

2 hours. Ages 13-18. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Discord link and further instructions.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Monday November 9, 2020
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Born to Read-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Baby, you are Born to Read! Experience songs and stories together to help your baby learn sounds, language, and a love of books. Connect with other parents via Zoom. This program is for parents, grandparents, caregivers and their babies. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages birth-18 months. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the Friday before each week's program. Note: This program is weekly from September 14th- November 30th and has rolling registration. We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent. 

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Build Your Own Book Club  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Have a book you're itching to talk about? We're itching to hear about it! Share it with the Build Your Own Book Club, where each week we'll tackle different a genre, theme, or character, covering graphic novels, to realistic fiction, to sci-fi, and everything in between.  And the best part? You get to choose!

1.5 hours. Registration is required and limited. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join. You will also be emailed a Google classroom invite, where we’ll post the theme, genre, character, etc. of the week.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Tuesday November 10, 2020
   6:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Family Storytime  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Join all your friends at The Library for an early learning bonanza. We’ll have stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more that will help your child to build their skills and be ready to succeed at whatever is next. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. For families with children of all ages. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the morning of each week's program.  Note: This program is weekly from September 15th- December 1st and has rolling registration.  We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Children's Book Week with Selina Alko  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Join The Library in celebrating our annual Joan Y. Leopold Children’s Book Week!

Author and illustrator, Selina Alko, will provide a presentation over Zoom, highlighting her book, Why am I Me? Programs will include an author presentation, and each family in attendance will receive a free, pre-signed book.

1 hour. Families with children of all ages welcome. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the day before the program. Note: This program will be held during our regularly scheduled Family Storytime.  If you registered for Family Storytime, you already have a spot for Children's Book Week!

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Wednesday November 11, 2020
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Give your toddler a foundation for early learning and reading skills. Songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and stories help toddlers to develop a love of reading. This program will be presented via Zoom. Adults learn tips and tricks to continue teaching at home. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages 19-35 months. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the day before each week's program. Note: This program is weekly from September 16th- December 2nd with rolling registration. We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Banned Book Club  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Have you ever been told you can't read a book? Join the Banned Book Club, where those are the only books we'll be reading. Once a week we will talk about books that have been banned or challenged in the last decade and look at why people have tried to get these books off the shelves.

1.5 hours. Ages 14-17. Registration is required and limited. You'll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join. You will be emailed a Google classroom invite, where we'll post discussion questions and information. 

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Friday November 13, 2020
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Storytime-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Songs, rhymes, and stories help your child develop a love of reading and build early learning skills that will help your child succeed. This program will be presented via Zoom. Adults learn tips and tricks to continue teaching at home. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages 3-5 years. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the day before each week's program.  Note: This program is weekly from September 18th-December 4th and has rolling registration.   We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Children's Book Week with Selina Alko  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Join The Library in celebrating our annual Joan Y. Leopold Children’s Book Week!

Author and illustrator, Selina Alko, will provide presentations over Zoom, highlighting her book, Why am I Me? Programs will include an author presentation, and each family in attendance will receive a free, pre-signed book.

1 hour. Families with children of all ages welcome. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the day before the program. Note: This program will be held during our regularly scheduled Preschool Storytime.  If you registered for Preschool Storytime, you already have a spot for Children's Book Week!

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Saturday November 14, 2020
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Children's Book Week with Selina Alko  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Join The Library in celebrating our annual Joan Y. Leopold Children’s Book Week!

Author and illustrator, Selina Alko, will provide presentations over Zoom, highlighting her book, Why am I Me? Programs will include an author presentation, and each family in attendance will receive a free, pre-signed book.

1 hour. Families with children of all ages welcome. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the day before the program.

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Dungeons and Dragons  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Tell stories, cast spells, defeat the bad guy with Dungeons and Dragons! For beginners or experts. No dice, books, or characters required. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join.

2 hours. Ages 13-18. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Discord link and further instructions.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Monday November 16, 2020
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Born to Read-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Baby, you are Born to Read! Experience songs and stories together to help your baby learn sounds, language, and a love of books. Connect with other parents via Zoom. This program is for parents, grandparents, caregivers and their babies. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages birth-18 months. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the Friday before each week's program. Note: This program is weekly from September 14th- November 30th and has rolling registration. We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent. 

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Build Your Own Book Club  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Have a book you're itching to talk about? We're itching to hear about it! Share it with the Build Your Own Book Club, where each week we'll tackle different a genre, theme, or character, covering graphic novels, to realistic fiction, to sci-fi, and everything in between.  And the best part? You get to choose!

1.5 hours. Registration is required and limited. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join. You will also be emailed a Google classroom invite, where we’ll post the theme, genre, character, etc. of the week.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Tuesday November 17, 2020
   1:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Senator DiSanto Outreach  
    Contact: Jose Ramos   717-232-7286 x1307   jramos@dcls.org
   

Senator DiSanto Office Outreach

    Location: Madeline L. Olewine Memorial Library
   6:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Family Storytime  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Join all your friends at The Library for an early learning bonanza. We’ll have stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more that will help your child to build their skills and be ready to succeed at whatever is next. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. For families with children of all ages. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the morning of each week's program.  Note: This program is weekly from September 15th- December 1st and has rolling registration.  We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Wednesday November 18, 2020
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Give your toddler a foundation for early learning and reading skills. Songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and stories help toddlers to develop a love of reading. This program will be presented via Zoom. Adults learn tips and tricks to continue teaching at home. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages 19-35 months. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the day before each week's program. Note: This program is weekly from September 16th- December 2nd with rolling registration. We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Banned Book Club  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Have you ever been told you can't read a book? Join the Banned Book Club, where those are the only books we'll be reading. Once a week we will talk about books that have been banned or challenged in the last decade and look at why people have tried to get these books off the shelves.

1.5 hours. Ages 14-17. Registration is required and limited. You'll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join. You will be emailed a Google classroom invite, where we'll post discussion questions and information. 

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Thursday November 19, 2020
   5:30 PM  -  7:00 PM McCormick & Olewine Library Friends  
    Contact: Lisa E Howald   4128415802   lhowald@dcls.org
    Location: McCormick Riverfront

Friday November 20, 2020
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Storytime-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Songs, rhymes, and stories help your child develop a love of reading and build early learning skills that will help your child succeed. This program will be presented via Zoom. Adults learn tips and tricks to continue teaching at home. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages 3-5 years. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the day before each week's program.  Note: This program is weekly from September 18th-December 4th and has rolling registration.   We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM What's Changing in Fundraising & How Nonprofits Should Adapt  
    Contact: Marjorie McKensie   7176529380   mmckensie@dcls.org
   

Presenter: Chad Barger, CFRE
Chief Strategist & Owner, Productive Fundraising


Join fundraising master trainer, Chad Barger, CFRE, for a workshop highlighting recent findings in fundraising research that shed insight on how nonprofit fundraising is changing. In addition, specific tactics and strategies will be provided to assist nonprofit organizations in adapting to these changes and better position the organization for fundraising success.

    Location: East Shore Area Library

Saturday November 21, 2020
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Dungeons and Dragons  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Tell stories, cast spells, defeat the bad guy with Dungeons and Dragons! For beginners or experts. No dice, books, or characters required. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join.

2 hours. Ages 13-18. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Discord link and further instructions.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Monday November 23, 2020
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Born to Read-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Baby, you are Born to Read! Experience songs and stories together to help your baby learn sounds, language, and a love of books. Connect with other parents via Zoom. This program is for parents, grandparents, caregivers and their babies. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages birth-18 months. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the Friday before each week's program. Note: This program is weekly from September 14th- November 30th and has rolling registration. We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent. 

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Build Your Own Book Club  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Have a book you're itching to talk about? We're itching to hear about it! Share it with the Build Your Own Book Club, where each week we'll tackle different a genre, theme, or character, covering graphic novels, to realistic fiction, to sci-fi, and everything in between.  And the best part? You get to choose!

1.5 hours. Registration is required and limited. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join. You will also be emailed a Google classroom invite, where we’ll post the theme, genre, character, etc. of the week.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Tuesday November 24, 2020
   6:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Family Storytime  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Join all your friends at The Library for an early learning bonanza. We’ll have stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more that will help your child to build their skills and be ready to succeed at whatever is next. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. For families with children of all ages. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the morning of each week's program.  Note: This program is weekly from September 15th- December 1st and has rolling registration.  We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Wednesday November 25, 2020
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Give your toddler a foundation for early learning and reading skills. Songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and stories help toddlers to develop a love of reading. This program will be presented via Zoom. Adults learn tips and tricks to continue teaching at home. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages 19-35 months. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the day before each week's program. Note: This program is weekly from September 16th- December 2nd with rolling registration. We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Banned Book Club  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Have you ever been told you can't read a book? Join the Banned Book Club, where those are the only books we'll be reading. Once a week we will talk about books that have been banned or challenged in the last decade and look at why people have tried to get these books off the shelves.

1.5 hours. Ages 14-17. Registration is required and limited. You'll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join. You will be emailed a Google classroom invite, where we'll post discussion questions and information. 

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Friday November 27, 2020
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Storytime-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Songs, rhymes, and stories help your child develop a love of reading and build early learning skills that will help your child succeed. This program will be presented via Zoom. Adults learn tips and tricks to continue teaching at home. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages 3-5 years. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the day before each week's program.  Note: This program is weekly from September 18th-December 4th and has rolling registration.   We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Saturday November 28, 2020
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Dungeons and Dragons  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Tell stories, cast spells, defeat the bad guy with Dungeons and Dragons! For beginners or experts. No dice, books, or characters required. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join.

2 hours. Ages 13-18. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Discord link and further instructions.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Monday November 30, 2020
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Born to Read-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Baby, you are Born to Read! Experience songs and stories together to help your baby learn sounds, language, and a love of books. Connect with other parents via Zoom. This program is for parents, grandparents, caregivers and their babies. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages birth-18 months. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the Friday before each week's program. Note: This program is weekly from September 14th- November 30th and has rolling registration. We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent. 

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Build Your Own Book Club  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Have a book you're itching to talk about? We're itching to hear about it! Share it with the Build Your Own Book Club, where each week we'll tackle different a genre, theme, or character, covering graphic novels, to realistic fiction, to sci-fi, and everything in between.  And the best part? You get to choose!

1.5 hours. Registration is required and limited. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join. You will also be emailed a Google classroom invite, where we’ll post the theme, genre, character, etc. of the week.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Tuesday December 1, 2020
   1:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Senator DiSanto Outreach  
    Contact: Jose Ramos   717-232-7286 x1307   jramos@dcls.org
   

Senator DiSanto Office Outreach

    Location: Madeline L. Olewine Memorial Library
   6:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Family Storytime  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Join all your friends at The Library for an early learning bonanza. We’ll have stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more that will help your child to build their skills and be ready to succeed at whatever is next. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. For families with children of all ages. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the morning of each week's program.  Note: This program is weekly from September 15th- December 1st and has rolling registration.  We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Wednesday December 2, 2020
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Give your toddler a foundation for early learning and reading skills. Songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and stories help toddlers to develop a love of reading. This program will be presented via Zoom. Adults learn tips and tricks to continue teaching at home. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages 19-35 months. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the day before each week's program. Note: This program is weekly from September 16th- December 2nd with rolling registration. We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Banned Book Club  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Have you ever been told you can't read a book? Join the Banned Book Club, where those are the only books we'll be reading. Once a week we will talk about books that have been banned or challenged in the last decade and look at why people have tried to get these books off the shelves.

1.5 hours. Ages 14-17. Registration is required and limited. You'll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join. You will be emailed a Google classroom invite, where we'll post discussion questions and information. 

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Thursday December 3, 2020
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Friends of Elizabethville Area Library Friends Meeting  
    Contact: The Library   717-362-9825   
   

You are welcome to join the Friends of the Elizabethville Area Library at their monthly meeting where fundraising events, book sale planning and programs that benefit the Elizabethville Area Library are planned.

 

    Location: Elizabethville Library

Friday December 4, 2020
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Storytime-- NEW TIME  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Songs, rhymes, and stories help your child develop a love of reading and build early learning skills that will help your child succeed. This program will be presented via Zoom. Adults learn tips and tricks to continue teaching at home. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and microphone to participate.

About 30 minutes. Ages 3-5 years. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link, password, and further instructions the day before each week's program.  Note: This program is weekly from September 18th-December 4th and has rolling registration.   We will do our best to follow-up with those registering after the weekly email reminder is sent.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Saturday December 5, 2020
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Dungeons and Dragons  
    Contact: Youth Services     youthprogram@dcls.org
   

Tell stories, cast spells, defeat the bad guy with Dungeons and Dragons! For beginners or experts. No dice, books, or characters required. You’ll need a computer or mobile device with camera and optional microphone to join.

2 hours. Ages 13-18. Registration is required and limited. Registrants will be emailed a Discord link and further instructions.

    Location: The Library at Your Place

Tuesday December 15, 2020
   1:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Senator DiSanto Outreach  
    Contact: Jose Ramos   717-232-7286 x1307   jramos@dcls.org
   

Senator DiSanto Office Outreach

    Location: Madeline L. Olewine Memorial Library

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