Library News

Volunteer Appreciation Week

April 17, 2023

Our volunteers repair books, shelve books, and stuff envelopes. They water plants inside and outside, weed the flowerbeds, and spread mulch. They hold fundraisers, sort through donated books, and organize and run the annual book sale. They build things and fix things. They are valuable to us, and we are so grateful for them! We…

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Honor a Veteran

November 7, 2022

Honor a special veteran by posting his/her info in the Library. Visit the Library to complete an Honor Card by Wed, Nov 9 to have the information displayed in the Library Nov. 10 (the Library is closed on Friday, Nov 11). A Library card is not needed to honor the veteran. If interested, an Honor…

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October 27, 2022

From the Director, Joseph McIlhenney: Milanof-Schock Library has participated in the ExtraGive since the beginning, and this will be my second year. When talking to folks about ExtraGive, I’m often asked, “What do I support when I make a donation to Milanof-Schock Library through ExtraGive?” That’s an excellent question, and not easy to answer. Your…

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Courtyard Legacy Bricks

September 20, 2022

Be a permanent part of your favorite local library! We are offering community members the opportunity to purchase a Legacy Brick that will be part of our Library Courtyard currently in the construction process. Does your family love the Library? Purchase a brick with your names on it. Do you know someone who loves this…

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Books for Sale by Donation

September 8, 2022

In addition to the Book Store off the lobby that is run by the Friends Group, we always have a good variety of gently-read to almost-new books and movies for sale by donation in our lobby. Paperback and hardcover, romance and action, fiction and nonfiction, inspirational and self-help, even books for kids! Thank you to…

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20th Annual Benefit Auction Recap

September 7, 2022

The Library earned more than $22,000 in event sponsorships and merchandise bids. Hooray! Please click here for THANK YOUs and more details about the day!

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“Shelf Control” Cash Appeal

September 7, 2022

This year’s Cash Appeal at the Benefit Auction was for the replacement of sagging bookshelves in the Children’s Area of the Library. Auction attendees were asked to donate cash toward this specific cause, and we were touched by the monetary donations made at the event. If you would like to participate in this Appeal and…

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Gray’s Last Day

September 7, 2022

If you are a regular Saturday Library visitor, this cute face may look very familiar to you. Gray has been a Service Dog In-Training with the Lancaster 4-H Seeing Eye Puppy Club and has been living with his handler, Michele, since last June. As a puppy, he has been learning the basics of training, like…

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Mount Joy Lions Make Donation

September 7, 2022

Harry Goehring with the Mount Joy Lions Club visited the Library to personally give our director a $500 donation toward this year’s Benefit Auction. That amount made The Lions a Gold Sponsor. Thanks so much!

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Friends Donation

September 7, 2022

Thank You Friends! Last month, the Friends Group presented our director with a check in the amount of $25,000. This amount was the proceeds from the June Used Book Sale held at Donegal High School by the Friends. The Library is grateful for the amount of time and energy (mental and physical) that goes into…

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