Cozy Up and Read Bingo! ADULTS: We’re taking a little break from the biweekly reading challenges to return to the winter favorite – Cozy Up and Read Bingo! Now thru February, pick up a bingo game sheet at the Library, complete 5 challenges in a row, and submit your completed sheet to the Library to…Read More About Winter Reading for All Ages!
Looking for an American Girl Doll to give as a gift? Enter our raffle for Samantha, who also comes with a party dress handmade by one of our talented Friends! Purchase your tickets for $1 each or 6 for $5…drawing will be held December 16.Read More About American Girl Doll Raffle
So far this December, we have donated 106 items from the Giving Tree to DSAA in Mount Joy and Mount Joy Helping Hands. We will continue to receive community donations through December 22: hats, scarves, mittens/gloves, ear muffs, socks, slippers, undershirts/underwear, slippers…all new items, please; handmade outerwear appreciated! Bring items to the Library during regular…Read More About Giving Tree 2021
The Library now has a Curbside Pickup service available for patrons who cannot enter the Library for a variety of reasons. Give us a call with any questions!Read More About Curbside Pickup Service
Another Extraordinary Give has come and gone (did you know we were a part of the event from its beginning 9 years ago?), and once again we are touched by the support of our amazing community. Online donations on November 19 were made by 170 donors to bring us to $17,450. When all the donations…Read More About ExtraGive Success!
Milanof-Schock Library is mask-optional. Navigating the healthiest choices for your family in these extremely difficult times is not an easy, and there are no easy answers. Mask or no mask, you are welcome here.Read More About Masking Update: December 2021
Miss Jan was honored to be asked by Assistant Professor Kathryn Caprino, Ph.D. at Etown College to be a guest speaker for her PK-12 New Literacies class on Tuesday, November 16. Jan’s focus was on Pre-K through 4th grade read-aloud storybooks, how to best present them to children, and which types of books and stories…Read More About Miss Jan Goes to College
Our annual Giving Tree (aka Mitten Tree) is up and ready to be “decorated” with new or handmade mittens, hats, gloves, and scarves for local families in need. We are also collecting underwear, socks, slippers, ear muffs, even small umbrellas if you’d like. Donations will be accepted until Dec 17. Thank you!Read More About Giving Tree 2021
Puzzle Swap at the Library! We now have a puzzle swap in the ALPS (Adult Library Patron Space)! Bring a puzzle (all the pieces, please!) and take a puzzle – this is perfect for puzzle-lovers who need a new challenge but don’t want to spend the money on new ones. If you don’t have any…Read More About Puzzle Swap with Us!
The Summer Reading Program and Adult Summer Reading Olympics were so popular that we have created interactive reading for all ages at the Library this fall! We are “falling” back into reading with another fun program that encourages children to read at least 20 minutes a day. Pick up papers at the front desk October…Read More About Fall Reading at the Library