Library News

The Milanof-Schock Mile Returns!

March 31, 2022

The Milanof-Schock Mile activity returns this month with a new walking route! This is a great family activity, fun for parents/grandparents with strollers, or you can meet a friend at the Library and take a walk before you check out some books. Starting April 2, adults and kids can pick up a punch card and…

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Milanof-Schock Library Receives Generous Donation

March 1, 2022

Milanof-Schock Library recently received a generous donation from the Donegal Education Association (DEA). The Donegal Education Association (DEA) was formed in 1971 to advocate for the educational needs of students and educators across the Donegal community. In the last decade, DEA has contributed over $10,000 to the Milanof-Schock Library in support of the Library’s efforts…

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A Year in Photos 2021

February 19, 2022

We made so many wonderful memories in 2021, and we hope that members of our community did too! We made a little video to show the Library’s visitors, volunteers, and staff throughout the year. Enjoy. View A YEAR IN PHOTOS 2021

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Winter Reading for All Ages!

January 4, 2022

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…

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American Girl Doll Raffle

December 14, 2021

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.

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Giving Tree 2021

December 14, 2021

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…

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Curbside Pickup Service

December 2, 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!

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ExtraGive Success!

December 2, 2021

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…

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Masking Update: December 2021

December 2, 2021

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.

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Miss Jan Goes to College

December 2, 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…

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