Summer reading Program

  • PreSchool Pals

    Monday, May 1st, 2017
    Time: Time: 10:30 AM

    Monday, May 1:  “Bring May Flowers”

    Monday, May 8:  “I Love My Mom”

    Monday, May 15:  “My Garden”

    Monday, May 22: “Birds of a Feather”

  • Book Bloom @ Columbia High School

    Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
    Time: Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    “Book Bloom” will be held on Wednesday, May 3, from 6 to 8 PM at Columbia High School.  It is being held a little earlier this year, as there are new coordinators and there were conflicts last year with other district events.  The premise remains the same:  all students attending receive a free book (provided by a Title 1 Family Literacy grant).  Students are welcome to swap books, visit displays, and try yummy and nutritious snacks.  I’ll be representing our library along with Renee Christiansen, Youth Services manager for the county, and Joe Miller of the Comic Store will once again have free comic books

  • Free Comic Book Day

    Saturday, May 6th, 2017
    Time: All day

    Free Comic Book Day here at the library is Saturday, May 6.  Our thanks to Joe Miller for providing these free reading materials!  Two comics per person, please.  Arrive early – when they are gone, they’re gone.

  • “Understanding Medicare”

    Monday, May 8th, 2017
    Time: Time: 6:30 PM

    May Community Program on Monday, May 8, at 6 PM is “Understanding Medicare”.  Led by Stephanie Yarberough of the Discover Medicare consortium, this program offers state-approved, accurate info on many aspects of Medicare, including:

    • Enrollment Timelines and Special Election Periods
    • How to Enroll in Medicare
    • What do Parts A, B, C & D mean and what do they cover?
    • What if I am Still Working?
    • Avoiding Future Penalties
    • Advantage Plan vs Supplement
    • Rx Coverage and the Donut Hole
    • Government Assistance Programs

    Registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome too.  Call 717-271-2326 to register or register online at www.discovermedicare.com.

  • PreSchool Pals

    Monday, May 8th, 2017
    Time: Time: 10:30 AM

    Monday, May 1:  “Bring May Flowers”

    Monday, May 8:  “I Love My Mom”

    Monday, May 15:  “My Garden”

    Monday, May 22: “Birds of a Feather”

  • Crochet with Mitzi

    Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
    Time: Time: 6:00 PM

    Newcomers are always welcome and clear instruction is provided.  Come out and learn a new skill or get together with fellow crocheters for fun and conversation.

  • Red, White, and Blueberry Festival at St. John’s Herr

    Saturday, May 13th, 2017
    Time: Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Saturday, May 13, is the Annual Red, White, and Blueberry Festival at St. John’s Herr.  The library always holds a Book Sale table at this event.  Due to popular demand, I will be providing many children’s books for sale this year – along with some adult titles as well.  Since St. John’s Herr is part of Luthercare, many of the Luthercare preschool and school age agencies are also participating.  Come enjoy meeting the alpacas, playing carnival games, listening to live music, and tasting the world’s largest blueberry pie.  Naturalist Jack Hubley will also be presenting a program.

  • PreSchool Pals

    Monday, May 15th, 2017
    Time: Time: 10:30 AM

    Monday, May 1:  “Bring May Flowers”

    Monday, May 8:  “I Love My Mom”

    Monday, May 15:  “My Garden”

    Monday, May 22: “Birds of a Feather”

  • Young Adult Book Clubs @ CHS 1:55 and 2:45

    Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
    Time: Time: 1:55 PM - 4:00 PM

    Young Adult Book Clubs will meet at the Columbia High School Library on Wednesday, May 17.  Middle School students will be discussing “Rose Under Fire” (rescheduled from April) and High school students are reading “Note to Self” by Connor Franta.

  • PreSchool Pals

    Monday, May 22nd, 2017
    Time: Time: 10:30 AM

    Monday, May 1:  “Bring May Flowers”

    Monday, May 8:  “I Love My Mom”

    Monday, May 15:  “My Garden”

    Monday, May 22: “Birds of a Feather”

  • Crochet with Mitzi

    Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
    Time: Time: 6:00 PM

    Newcomers are always welcome and clear instruction is provided.  Come out and learn a new skill or get together with fellow crocheters for fun and conversation.

  • Premier of “Black Beauty Breed 2: Forever Faithful” at Strand Capitol, York

    Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
    Time: Time: 6:00 PM

    Spencer, our Reading Education Assistance Dog, (along with his handler, Kelly Skiptunas!) will be starring in a movie!  Titled “Black Beauty Breed 2: Forever Faithful”, it features Rottweilers working to benefit their communities in various ways.  It also features several medical advances designed to combat health issues indigenous to this large breed and other dogs as well.  The movie, filmed in February 2016, also features teacher Alex Brown and his former students from Park Elementary School.  Several library staff will be attending the premier of this film on Wednesday, May 24 at 6 PM at the Strand Capitol Theater in York.

  • Library is Closed Happy Memorial Day

    Monday, May 29th, 2017
    Time: All day
  • Family Movie Night

    Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
    Time: Time: 6:00 PM

    For all ages.  Non messy snacks and drinks with a lid are welcome.

Check out the Summer Reading Events that are happening at the Columbia Public Library from our Calendar Page!

 

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Check out this video taken of the  Junkyard Drumming program featuring “Mr. John” from Heads Up Lancaster!