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Women’s History Month

CELEBRATING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH March is Women’s History Month, a chance to commemorate the vital role of women in American history. The Dillsburg Public Library has a wealth of information about women’s contributions to establishing our new nation, winning voting rights, supporting military efforts, advancing space exploration, fighting for civil rights, pioneering scientific discoveries and...
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March Newsletter

Catch up with what’s going on at the Dillsburg Library this month: Happenings newsletter  March Happenings 2019...
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Volunteer Spotlight: Amy

Amy Carl has volunteered at the Dillsburg Area Public Library for the past 6 years. Getting to know the patrons and staff at the library is her favorite part of volunteering here. Her favorite authors are Debbie Macomber, Nora Roberts and Cheryl Woods. She is a self-taught guitarist and plays hand bells for Methodist churches...
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Get Ready for a Whimsical STEM Challenge

What happens when our brand new Sphero Bolt robot dons a Leprechaun hat and races around the children’s room? Clever kids catch him! Join us on March 12th at 6pm to help us trap a leprechaun. This fun night gives kids the opportunity to: Code the sphero to escape leprechaun traps Build elaborate leprechaun traps...
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2018 in Review

For the Dillsburg Area Public Library, 2018 was a record year: We saw over 94,000 items get checked out by the 46,000 patron who walked through our front door. We built partnerships with many local organizations We had dozens of story times and other activities for children We had exciting events for adults, including health...
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Volunteer Spotlight: Janine

Janine Guinter has volunteered at the Dillsburg Public Library for 7 years; for the past 2 years she has been the President of the Friends of the Library, coordinating the bi-annual booksales and recruiting new Friends. Janine has always loved libraries and volunteered in her high school and nursing school libraries in the past. Her...
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Check out our kids’ coding club

Coding is fun, and it’s for everyone. Kids aged 8 and up gather in the meeting room on the 3rd Thursdays of the month.  We get a little silly, and a little noisy.  That’s because we’re coding the fun way, using Scratch.  What is Scratch?  The designers describe it like this: Scratch is a coding...
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Suggested World War II Titles

My grandfather was a ground crewman working on B-29s in the Pacific during World War II. He got me interested in history and World War II has always been an interest of mine. Many are familiar with Band of Brothers and The Greatest Generation, but there are many very good titles that are not nearly as...
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Volunteer Spotlight: Christine

Christine Gibson has volunteered at the Dillsburg Public Library for 18 years. Her favorite thing about volunteering at the library is meeting new people and getting to know them. She also appreciates easy access to all the new books and movies on the shelves! An avid reader, Christine’s favorite book is The Invention of Wings...
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