HARRISBURG, Pa.— Zach OHora will visit North Side Elementary, 4520 Devonshire Rd, Harrisburg, on Tuesday, April 3 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm as part of The Library’s celebration of this year’s One Book Every Young Child selection, My Cousin Momo. OHora will talk about writing and illustrating his books and The Library will provide activities for kids and families to enjoy.

Each family in attendance will get a copy of My Cousin Momo to keep and will have the opportunity to have it signed. This event is open to families with children of all ages. No registration required. Doors will open at 6:15 pm.

My Cousin Momo is a story about acceptance. When Momo, a flying squirrel, visits with his cousins, they are excited to see him – but Momo isn’t what they expected. My Cousin Momo was named Best Picture Book of 2015 by the Boston Globe and was a Junior Library Guild Selection. OHora’s Stop Snoring Bernard! was 2012’s One Book Every Young Child selection.

My Cousin Momo will also be featured in preschool Storytimes at all eight Dauphin County Libraries and at community outreaches during the week of April 2 to April 7. Registration is required for The Library’s Storytimes.

“One Book, Every Young Child” is made possible through a collaboration of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, The Carnegie Science Center, Pennsylvania Library Association, Pennsylvania Center for the Book, Pennsylvania’s Promise for Children, Pennsylvania Association for the Education of Young Children and Pennsylvania Child Care Association. This project is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

Dauphin County Library System provides residents of the county with free access to virtually any materials imaginable, both current and ageless. It has books, movies, music, magazines, online access, people to help with research and programs to help residents of the county grow. The library is the place to satisfy your curiosity. To learn more about DCLS visit dcls.org. Getting a card is free, just bring your driver’s license or other proof of residence to any of the eight DCLS libraries, or register online at dcls.org.

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HARRISBURG, Pa.—  New and gently used books, movies, CDs and other items will be on sale at the East Shore Area Library, 4501 Ethel St, Harrisburg at the Friends of the East Shore Area Library’s Spring Book Sale. The sale will be held on Thursday, May 3 from 10:00 am until 8:00 pm, Friday, May 4 from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm, and Saturday, May 5 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.

A preview sale will be held for Friends members on Wednesday, May 2 from 1:00 pm until 6:00 pm. Non-members can join at the door to participate in the preview sale.

If you’ve been doing some spring cleaning and have books or other media to donate to the sale, collection will be held on Thursday, April 26 from 10:00 am until 8:00 pm, Friday, April 27 from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm, and Saturday, April 28 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.

This Book & Media Sale is sponsored by the Friends of the East Shore Area Library. All proceeds benefit the East Shore Area Library. For more information call The Library at (717) 652-9380.

2017 is The Year of Engineering at The Library. Construct your best year yet by exploring the limitless possibilities at your library. Discover programs and resources for children, teens, adults and families. Join us! Together we can build a better world.

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HARRISBURG, Pa.—  The Friends of Elizabethville Area Library will host juvenile author Gordon Korman on Tuesday, May 1 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at the Elizabethville Area Library, 80 N. Market St, Elizabethville. Register online and stop by to purchase a book, meet with Korman and get your book signed. A dessert bar will be provided by The Friends and donations will be accepted to support this and future Friends events. 

 

Korman was born in 1963 in Montreal, Canada and grew up in the Toronto area. His writing career started when he was in 7th grade and the track and field coach had to teach English. In February, the teacher gave the class total freedom to write whatever they wanted for the rest of the year. At the end of four months, Korman had written his first novel, This Can’t be Happening at MacDonald Hall.

 

As class monitor for the Scholastic Book Orders, Korman figured he was a Scholastic employee, so he sent his manuscript and Scholastic published it during Korman’s freshman year of high school. His books have been translated into 32 languages and have sold over 28 million copies worldwide.

This Author on the Road event is sponsored by the Friends of Elizabethville Area Library. Visit dcls.org/friendsevents or call The Library at (717) 362-9825 to register. If you have questions about the events, call Carolyn at (717) 805-0606.

Dauphin County Library System provides residents of the county with free access to virtually any materials imaginable, both current and ageless. It has books, movies, music, magazines, online access, people to help with research and programs to help residents of the county grow. The library is the place to satisfy your curiosity. To learn more about DCLS visit dcls.org. Getting a card is free, just bring your driver’s license or other proof of residence to any of the eight DCLS libraries, or register online at dcls.org.

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HARRISBURG, Pa.—  New and gently used books, movies, CDs and other items will be on sale at the Friends of Kline Library Spring Book Sale. The sale will be held at the Paxtang Municipal Building, 3423 Derry St, Harrisburg on Thursday, April 19 from 10:00 am until 7:00 pm, Friday, April 20 from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm, and Saturday, April 21 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.

A preview sale will be held for Friends members on Wednesday, April 18 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm. Non-members can join at the door to participate in the preview sale.

This Spring Book Sale is sponsored by the Friends of the Kline Library. All proceeds benefit Kline Library. For more information call The Library at (717) 234-3934.

2017 is The Year of Engineering at The Library. Construct your best year yet by exploring the limitless possibilities at your library. Discover programs and resources for children, teens, adults and families. Join us! Together we can build a better world.

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HARRISBURG, Pa.—  The Friends of Elizabethville Area Library will be selling new and gently used books, movies, CDs and more, at their spring book sale held at Salem United Church of Christ, 143 W. Main St, Elizabethville.

The sale runs Tuesday, April 17 through Thursday, April 19 from 10:00 am until 7:00 pm, Friday, April 20 from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm, and Saturday, April 21 from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm.

This Spring Book Sale is sponsored by the Friends of Elizabethville Area Library. All proceeds benefit the Elizabethville Area Library. There are plenty of specials during this sale; call The Library at (717) 362-9825 for more information.

2017 is The Year of Engineering at The Library. Construct your best year yet by exploring the limitless possibilities at your library. Discover programs and resources for children, teens, adults and families. Join us! Together we can build a better world.

HARRISBURG, Pa.— Celebrate National Library Week by participating in one of The Library’s three edible book contests. To participate, you will create an edible version of your favorite book. Bring your creation to one of the participating libraries on Saturday, April 14 by 12:00 pm. Your confections will be judged by attendees from 12:00 – 2:00 pm.

Edible Book Contests will be held at the following locations:

 

Kline Library

530 S. 29th St, Harrisburg

 

William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family Library

200 W. 2nd St, Hummelstown

 

Elizabethville Area Library

80 N. Market St, Elizabethville

 

To compete, register individually or as a group by calling (717) 566-0949 ext. 1204. No registration is required to judge the edible book creations. To learn more about this or other upcoming adult programs, visit your local library or dcls.org/events to pick up or download a copy of The Library’s Compass.

Dauphin County Library System provides residents of the county with free access to virtually any materials imaginable, both current and ageless. It has books, movies, music, magazines, online access, people to help with research and programs to help residents of the county grow. The library is the place to satisfy your curiosity. To learn more about DCLS visit dcls.org. Getting a card is free, just bring your driver’s license or other proof of residence to any of the eight DCLS libraries, or register online at dcls.org.

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HARRISBURG, Pa.— Explore the Badlands, Yellowstone, the beautiful mountains of Colorado and more on Thursday, April 12 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Elizabethville Area Library, 80 N. Market St, Elizabethville.

David Platt, a Halifax Native, has spent his life studying National Parks and their flora, fauna, ecology, geology and history. He’ll share photographs of scenic vistas, geological features and wild animals while he discusses the history of western national parks.

This free program is sponsored by the Friends of Elizabethville Area Library. Registration is limited, so reserve your spot by visiting dcls.org/friendsevents or by calling The Library at (717) 362-9825.

Dauphin County Library System provides residents of the county with free access to virtually any materials imaginable, both current and ageless. It has books, movies, music, magazines, online access, people to help with research and programs to help residents of the county grow. The library is the place to satisfy your curiosity. To learn more about DCLS visit dcls.org. Getting a card is free, just bring your driver’s license or other proof of residence to any of the eight DCLS libraries, or register online at dcls.org.

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Who: County Commissioners, Mike Pries and George Hartwick, will present a National Library Week proclamation, and then participate in a Storytime for children.

When: Thursday, April 12 at 10:15 am

Where: East Shore Area Library, 4501 Ethel St, Harrisburg

Please advise me if you will be sending someone to cover this event. If you would prefer that we supply you with photos and copy for a story please let me know.

Christina Lauver
717-234-4961 x1110
717-836-2071 cell
clauver@dcls.org

HARRISBURG, Pa.— Celebrate local authors and illustrators as The Library kicks off National Library week at the East Shore Area Library, 4501 Ethel St, Harrisburg, with a local author festival on April 8 from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm.

Authors will discuss the various aspects of their writing or illustration process in short, informational sessions throughout the day. Authors will have booths set up so you can meet with them and get a book signed. 

The authors featured write everything from thrillers to children’s books and everything in between. Informational sessions are 30 minutes long and will begin at 11:30 am. For a full list of authors, visit your local library or dcls.org/events to pick up or download a copy of The Library’s Compass.

No registration required to attend the festival or informational sessions. For more information about this festival, visit dcls.org or call your local Library.

Dauphin County Library System provides residents of the county with free access to virtually any materials imaginable, both current and ageless. It has books, movies, music, magazines, online access, people to help with research and programs to help residents of the county grow. The library is the place to satisfy your curiosity. To learn more about DCLS visit dcls.org. Getting a card is free, just bring your driver’s license or other proof of residence to any of the eight DCLS libraries, or register online at dcls.org.

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HARRISBURG, Pa.— Job-seekers can learn to craft the best resume possible on Tuesday, February 13 at 1:00 pm at the Madeline L. Olewine Memorial Library, 2410 N. 3rd St, Harrisburg. Library staff will explain the best practices for writing a compelling resume and demonstrate various pitfalls to avoid.

This program is ideal for adults who may be building a resume for the first time. Those who have a resume that needs an update and polishing are invited to join us as well.

Registration is limited to allow for more personal interaction. To save your spot or for more information, visit dcls.org/adultevents or call The Library at (717) 232-7286. Learn about other upcoming programs by visiting dcls.org or by picking up a copy of The Library’s Compass at your local library.

Dauphin County Library System provides residents of the county with free access to virtually any materials imaginable, both current and ageless. It has books, movies, music, magazines, online access, people to help with research and programs to help residents of the county grow. The library is the place to satisfy your curiosity. To learn more about DCLS visit dcls.org. Getting a card is free, just bring your driver’s license or other proof of residence to any of the eight DCLS libraries, or register online at dcls.org.

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