Category Archives: Book discussion

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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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 Published and unpublished writers … Continue reading

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For the sake of your health, a summer read

Through September 17, the public is invited to participate in “A Summer Read,” according to a news release. The program encourages residents to visit local libraries and borrow “Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time,” by Brigid … Continue reading

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“to linger on hot coals” and other poetry that addresses grief

Writers Paige Cole and Catherine Bayly will be joined by Angie Yingst and Devany LeDrew from 2 to 4 p.m. June 28 for a free event at Midtown Scholar Bookstore, according to a news release.   The writers, who contributed to … Continue reading

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Author and historian Sue Allan to speak in Lancaster in August

Society of Mayflower Descendants in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will be hosting Sue Allan, author of “In Search of Scrooby Manor,” at 11 a.m. August 23 at DoubleTree by Hilton, 2400 Willow Street Pike, Lancaster. Sue Allan will give a … Continue reading

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Lancaster Civil War Round Table to host author Thomas A. Bogar as a speaker

The Lancaster Civil War Round Table will welcome author Thomas A. Bogar as their speaker at 7 p.m. June 12 at Lititz Public Library, 651 Kissel Hill Road. Bogar will speak on his recent book “Backstage at the Lincoln Assassination: … Continue reading

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Two book events set for local author J. Arthur Moore

J. Arthur Moore of Lancaster County will sign and sell books and talk about his Civil War series “Journey Into Darkness” from noon to 2 p.m. May 25 at Antiques at Silver Bell Farm, 1641 Horseshoe Pike (Route 322) just … Continue reading

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Two area libraries team up to support local author Melissa March

The Paul Smith Library of Southern York County and the Arthur Hufnagel Public Library of Glen Rock will team up to host Melissa March in a discussion and signing of her first book beginning 7 p.m. May 14 in the … Continue reading

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Central Pa. Romance Writers to meet May 3

The Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers (CPRW) welcome visitors and potential new members at their next meeting, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 3 at the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library, 16 N. Walnut St., Mechanicsburg. According to a press release, … Continue reading

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Kids’ review: “The Story of Solomon Screech Owl” by Beth Lancione

In the mountain of books Stacia and I receive for review, we get a handful of children’s books. I gave one of the books, “The Story of Solomon Screech Owl,” to co-worker Matt Anderson to take home and read to … Continue reading

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