January activities at York County libraries

Posted by on December 18, 2012 in Healthy/Happy | Comments Off

york county librariesArthur Hufnagel Public Library, 32 Main St., Glen Rock

Call for information: 235-1127.

Collinsville Community Library, 2632 Delta Road, Brogue; 927-9014

– Story Time
10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30
For children ages 3-6 and their siblings, join Miss Ellen for interactive stories, finger plays, shaky eggs, crafts and more. Parent/caregiver stays with the child. Registration not required.

– Read To Freckles
7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15
Freckles is a certified therapy dog and is owned and handled by his favorite person, Toni. He loves to have children read to him. He is a German short-haired pointer mix. Freckles is very laid back and gentle. He likes belly rubs and ear scratches. Please call or stop in to sign up now. Freckles has been certified with KPETS (Keystone Pet Enhanced Therapy Services) since March 2009.

– Super Saturday
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 19 and April 20
Mark your calendar for our next Lego Maniac Super Saturdays. We have a tub of Legos – what we need are creators. Make something and we’ll display it for all to see.

– Home School Learning Through Literature
1-3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21
This group provides homeschoolers with an opportunity to develop new friendships, a sense of community within the library, and an opportunity to share the joy of literature and learning. New members are welcome. Contact Leslie Martin at 927-9014 for more information or to register. Sessions will meet the third Monday of most months. Registration is required.

Dillsburg Area Public Library, 17 S. Baltimore St., Dillsburg; 432-5613

– Tech Day at Dillsburg Library
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5
Did you receive a Christmas gift that came with little or no instructions? Does that technology gift have you puzzled? This drop-in session features students from Trinity High School available to assist with setting up or using new smartphones, tablets, webcams, watches or other electronic devices.

Dover Area Community Library, 3700-3 Davidsburg Road, Dover

Call for information: 292-6814.

Glatfelter Memorial Library, 101 Glenview Road, Spring Grove

Call for information: 225-3220.

Guthrie Memorial Library, 2 Library Place, Hanover

Call for information: 632-5183.

Kaltreider-Benfer Library, 147 S. Charles St., Red Lion

Call for information: 244-2032.

Kreutz Creek Valley Library Center, 66 Walnut Springs Road, Hellam; 252-4080

– Tween Program
6:30-7:45 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8
Book Talk: “Dead End in Norvelt” by Jack Gantos. Twelve -year old Jack Gantos is grounded for the summer in Norvelt, Pa., until he is asked to help an unconventional elderly neighbor with a task involving the newly dead, molten wax, underage driving, history lessons and numerous bloody noses. We will explore aspects of the autobiographical process and make paper airplanes. Please sign up to bring a snack or a drink.

– Preschool Story Times
10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21 and 28
Come and enjoy a story presented by Ms. Susan or Ms. Doris and do a fun craft. This is for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Please register by calling 252-4080.

– Tween Program
6:30-7:45 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22,
Six Word Memoirs — Here’s a challenge for you: can you write your own life story in just six words? Come to the library and try this activity for yourself and also see if you can guess the celebrity six-word memoirs we have created. Please sign up to bring a snack or a drink.

Martin Library, 159 E. Market St., York

Call for information: 846-5300.

Mason-Dixon Public Library, 250 Bailey Drive, Stewartstown

Call for information: 993-2404.

Paul Smith Library of Southern York County, 80 Constitution Ave, Shrewsbury

Call for information: 235-5806.

Red Land Community Library, 48 Robin Hood Drive, Etters

Call for information: 938-5599.

Village Library, 35-C N. Main St., Jacobus

Call for information: 428-1034.