In the Know

Ready to Get Outside?

As we roll through April, the Dillsburg Area Public Library has plenty of materials to feed your outdoor spirit. Whether it is a sport, or something for the green thumb, or nature, we have what you need! We have programs to learn a new skill or to feed your creativity or a movie to satisfy...
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Volunteer Spotlight: Sherry

One of our newest volunteers, Sherry Lipka has volunteered at the Dillsburg Area Public Library for nine months. She grew up in Kingston, PA near Scranton. She is a graduate of Bishop O’Reilley High School and the College of Misericordia. She works as an Investment Assistant for the Financial Advisor Services at Members First Federal Credit Union.  ...
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Spring Is Coming

Spring is coming! Time for planting flowers! Not sure what to plant? The Library has some great books to guide you. Here are two excellent books that are specific to Pennsylvania landscapes and plants. Month-by-Month Gardening Pennsylvania by Liz Ball and George Weigel covers what to do in your yard or garden each month. Pennsylvania...
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Poetry

April is National Poetry Month!  To celebrate, we’ve replaced all the books in the children’s room with ones that rhyme. You will now be thrilled to find: Where the Wild Things Spar Green Eggs Make Jam Goodnight Spoon If You Give a Mouse a Wookie Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Phone As you read our...
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Book Sale Time Again

The Friends of the Dillsburg Area Public Library will be holding their annual Spring Booksale at the Library on April 6th from 9am to 5pm and from April 8th to 13th during normal library hours. Saturday, April 13th will once again be bag day where you can fill a bag for $5. There will be...
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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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Dillsburg's monthly newsletter

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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