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Through October 1, submit an 8.5" x 11" color copy of your digital or hand-illustrated book cover that takes a new look at your favorite banned or censored book. We’ll exhibit them throughout the Library. Each submission is an entry to win a Banned Book prize pack, including an Amazon gift card! L
The Library will be closed on Thursday, October 6 for Inservice. We will reopen Saturday, October 8 at 9 a.m. Thank you for your understanding!
On Thurs., Sept. 29 at 6 p.m., find yourself trapped alone in a room with a ticking time bomb. Your family members or friends have the manual to defuse it, but they can’t see the bomb, so you’re going to have to talk it out – fast! This game of challenging puzzles will test the limits of your
On Thurs., Sept. 29 at 7 p.m., join us for open mic public readings of our and your favorite paragraphs and poems from books that have been banned. Sign up for a slot in advance. Listen to readings and make your own censored mocktail. Celebrate the first amendment during Banned Books Week, a week-lo
Join us for our annual book sale! Opening Night is Fri., Oct. 7 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The Sale continues Sat., Oct. 8 through Wed., Oct. 12. Admission (on Opening Night only): $7 for adults.
Join us on Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. for this panel discussion, featuring the Retreat’s Dr. Joseph Troncale and Jack Sodak, as we explore the genetic nature of addiction. Additionally, these presenters will discuss warning signs of addiction and will review strategies that family members can utilize to he
Do you have favorite books on our YA Smackdown display? Join us on Mon., Oct. 10 and Wed., Oct. 12 at 4 p.m. when, using iPads, we’ll be making book trailers about our favorite YA titles. Be sure to check out the display in the Library.
On Wed., Oct. 12 at 10:15 a.m., explore the past in the heart of Ephrata with books carefully chosen to introduce relevant themes in the unique historic setting of the Ephrata Cloister. Free admission to the Ephrata Cloister, but registration is required. Ages 4-8, plus parent or caregiver.
On Thurs., Oct. 13 at 6:30 p.m., sample different recipes from a new cookbook every month. Simply pick a recipe from a selected cookbook, prepare it and bring it in for a potluck-style taste test. Ask a Circulation Assistant how you can copy a recipe for free. This month’s selection is “Weight W
Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.Friday Closed
Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Passport and Village Post Office Hours
Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Sunday 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
550 South Reading Road | Ephrata, PA 17522
717-738-9291 | 717-721-3003
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