Monthly Archives: July 2014

Author Carl Alves to sign book at Irvin’s Book Store

Author Carl Alves will be taking part in a local author signing event from noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 2 at Irvin’s Book Store in West Manchester Township. He will be signing his newest novel, “Reconquest: Mother Earth.” Learn more … Continue reading

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Comic Book Wednesday: ‘The Wicked + The Divine’

“You spend all your life wishing you were special. And then you find out you are.” This is a quote from Amaterasu, one of the characters in the wildly popular, beautifully drawn, new comic “The Wicked + The Divine.” On … Continue reading

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East Berlin Community Library to hold fundraising concert at Lutheran Theological Seminary Chapel

A concert to benefit the East Berlin Community Library expansion and renovation project will be held at 2 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Lutheran Theological Seminary Chapel, 147 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg. Pianists Greg Maroney of Dover and Michael Dulin of … Continue reading

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Library can solve vegetable dilemmas

By Deborah Sullivan On the Shelves So what exactly do you do with kale? That’s what I used to wonder right before I left it behind at the farmer’s market. Several recipes later, I now know that it is incredible … Continue reading

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Library of Congress opens summer writing contest

The Library of Congress is inviting students entering fifth and sixth grades in the fall to enter “A Book That Shaped Me” summer writing contest, according to a news release.   This is the third year for the contest which now … Continue reading

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Sciencetellers to share “Dragons and Dreams”

Sciencetellers will bring their energetic and unique style of immersion storytelling to York County Libraries this month to tell the tale of “Dragons and Dreams,” according to a news release.  The Sciencetellers transport audiences back to the time of castles … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘Planet of the Apes’

This month saw the release of the latest in one of science fiction’s most well-known movie franchises, “Planet of the Apes.” The franchise that includes eight movies and a TV series all spawned from Pierre Boulle’s 1963 novel about an … Continue reading

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Teen Tuesday at Kaltreider-Benfer Library will include starburst painting

Tweens and teens 10 to 18 years old are welcome to Teen Tuesdays at Kaltreider-Benfer Library in Red Lion. This coming week, teens will be creating starburst paintings from 2 to 4 p.m. July 29. This past week, teens painted … Continue reading

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BAM bestsellers for the week of July 20

Here are the top 5 bestsellers from Books-A-Million in Springettsbury Township for the week of July 20. 1.       The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness 2.       Four: Divergent Story by Veronica Roth 3.       The Fault in Our Stars by John Green 4.       Unbroken by … Continue reading

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Last Free Ride Friday scheduled at local libraries

The third and final “Free Ride Friday” for the summer will be Aug. 1 at York County Libraries, according to a news release.  Library cardholders who check out a book that day can receive a free rabbittransit bus pass when … Continue reading

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