Library News

July Calendar

July 2, 2020

Story Times and other in-person programs AT the Library will be held outside under our shade canopy and in fair weather only; families are asked to bring their own blankets, towels, or chairs. Families are also asked to stay an appropriate distance from other families and wear protective masks when necessary. Preregistration is a must…

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Reopening June 22!

June 19, 2020

Hi there! We are back! We have really been looking forward to getting you and your books and movies back together!! No doubt you have figured out there will be changes. First, if you are still concerned about coming into the library, but you want something to read, please call us 717-653-1510 or email us…

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Adult Summer Reading Game

June 12, 2020

We invite adults to take a literary trip across America with a summer reading activity. “Imagine Your Story…Across the USA” is a reading game that asks the reader to choose books located in specific states or written by authors of specific states. This adult summer reading game begins Saturday, June 20 and ends Monday, August…

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Lancaster County Public Libraries Reopening with Limited Services

June 9, 2020

Public libraries in Lancaster County will reopen with limited services as the County moves from Red to Yellow. The health and safety of patrons and staff are of highest importance, therefore not all services will be immediately available when libraries reopen, consistent with recommendations from the PA Office of Commonwealth Libraries. For example, the difficult…

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Holds Only – Grab & Go Starts June 11

June 3, 2020

Milanof-Schock Library has scheduled a “soft” reopening to begin Thursday, June 11. The Library building will not be open to the community at that time, but the Library staff plans to take email or phone requests for items and have patrons pick them up in a Holds Only – Grab & Go Porch Pickup style….

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Library will be Polling Place June 2

May 28, 2020

The Library will still be the polling place for District 2303 – Mount Joy Borough West-W on JUNE 2. From the State Dept of Health – Election Day precautions: “The County Boards of Election are taking all reasonable measures to provide for a safe voting experience at polling locations. We are urging, per Gov. Wolf’s…

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Friends’ Book Sale Postponed

May 5, 2020

Because the Friends Group holds their Used Book Sale at Donegal High School, and since the school is not open at this time nor has plans to do so in the next few weeks, the Friends have decided to postpone their annual book sale until the Fall. Once the Library opens, please make sure to…

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News on Reopening

May 5, 2020

Sadly, we are still a long way from opening. As soon as we have any information on when and how we will open, we will certainly let you know. When a county or region is changes from red to yellow, we anticipate that this will be a signal that library staff may reenter the building…

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Browsealoud Service

April 6, 2020

New to our website – Browsealoud is innovative support software that adds speech, reading, and translation to websites facilitating access and participation for people with Dyslexia, Low Literacy, English as a Second Language, and those with mild visual impairments. Online content can be read aloud in multiple languages using the most natural and engaging voice…

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What Can You Find in Our Virtual Library?

April 3, 2020

What Can You Find in Our Virtual Library? If you have always meant to see what we offer on our website – for free with a library card, which is also free – this is the perfect opportunity! There are so many GREAT RESOURCES under the Digital Resources tab on our home page.  Click this…

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