Author Archives: Caryn Shaffer

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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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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Artists sought for “ART in mARTin” exhibit

Martin Library is looking for artists to submit original artwork that utilizes the color red, according to a news release.  Forty pieces are needed for this fall’s “ART in mARTin” gallery.   A variety of mediums are sought, including oil and … Continue reading

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Julie Kress launches poetry collection with mass appeal

When Hanover poet Julie Kress is inspired, she finds a quiet place to write. Usually outdoors. “I write everything by hand, and when I have a few poems, I’ll put them in the computer,” Kress said. The 31-year-old Hanover native … Continue reading

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Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers seeks new members

The Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers welcomes visitors and is seeking new members. The group will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library, 16 North Walnut St., Mechanicsburg. Published and unpublished writers … Continue reading

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