Blind Date with a Book, Grove Family Library

Blind Date with a Book, Grove Family Library

February 1st, 2023, thru February 28th, 2023
Choose a wrapped library book for your date!
When you check it out, you get a ticket for a drawing.
Read and enjoy, then return the book to the library.
Ticket drawing is Wednesday, March 1st.
Win a container with candy!
One book has a Valentine Certificate inside it.
Win a $10 Butcher Bucks coupon from the Butcher Shoppe and choose 2 books from our Second Leaf Book Sale items.
Whether you find the book of your dreams, or end the date early, there is always another…….
No judging a book by its cover here!

 

Downtown Window StoryWalk Waynesboro Theatre

Downtown Window StoryWalk Waynesboro Theatre

Saturday November 12th, 2022 * 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Get ready for the world’s sweetest, biggest, red dog to grace the town of Waynesboro …. it’s, CLIFFORD!
Join WASD Be the Village Mainstreet Waynesboro, Inc. Waynesboro Theatre and First Start Partnerships for Children and Families for our Downtown Window Storywalk kickoff at the Waynesboro Theatre!
Come inside the theatre to select your choice of a Clifford book, including graphic novels!
Books and activities are limited, so mark your calendar to snag your copies!
While attending, go ahead and pre-purchase your $3 movie ticket for the showings of Clifford on Sunday November 27th at 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM.
Ticket cost includes popcorn and drink!
No better way to rest after the Thanksgiving holiday!
StoryWalk Sundays-October 2022, The Institute

StoryWalk Sundays-October 2022, The Institute

October 9th,2022 * 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Our series of StoryWalk® Sunday adventures for kids continues in October.
The story posted on the StoryWalk® trail at Pine Hill Park changes monthly, and a special story event accompanies each one on the second Sunday of each month.
This month’s StoryWalk® Sunday is the perfect way to welcome the many splendors of fall.
Kids will join a guided walk along the story trail as they read the book, then make a special craft project to take home.
The featured storybook for October is The Pumpkin Fair, by Eve Bunting with illustrations by Eileen Christelow.
With bouncy rhymes and delightful watercolor-and-ink illustrations, this story explores a lively and colorful pumpkin fair, where pumpkins of every size are on display. 
There are all kinds of pumpkin-inspired foods—and even a marching band in pumpkin suits!
The event is FREE, but pre-registration is required by October 6.
To register, email to: info@natureandcultureinstitute.org or call 717-762-0373. Limited to 20 children. 
Children in grades K–5 may be dropped off and picked up at 3 p.m Pine Hill Recreation Area
All families are welcome, but activities are geared for preschool and elementary age kids.
Stay tuned for future StoryWalk® Sundays!   
Current Covid safety guidelines are being followed.

 

StoryWalk Sundays September 2022, The Institute

StoryWalk Sundays September 2022, The Institute

Sunday September 11th, 2022 * 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Our series of StoryWalk® Sunday adventures for kids continues in September.
The story posted on the StoryWalk® trail at Pine Hill Park changes monthly, and a special story event accompanies each one on the second Sunday of each month.
This month’s StoryWalk® Sunday is the perfect way to enjoy the end of summer and welcome the season of falling leaves!
Kids will join a guided walk along the story trail as they read the book, then make a special craft project to take home.
The featured storybook for September is “It’s Fall,” by Linda Glaser.
“Simple text and bold, beautiful paper sculpture convey the animal life, plant life, weather, colors, clothing, and feelings associated with the fall season.”
The event is FREE, but pre-registration is required by September 8.
To register, email to: info@natureandcultureinstitute.org or call 717-762-0373. Limited to 20 children. 
Children in grades K–5 may be dropped off and picked up at 3 p.m at Pine Hill Recreation Area
12684 Mentzer Gap Rd
Waynesboro, PA 17268
All families are welcome, but activities are geared for preschool and elementary age kids.
Stay tuned for future StoryWalk® Sundays!   
Current Covid safety guidelines are being followed.
John Brown Book Signing, The Old Jail in Chambersburg

John Brown Book Signing, The Old Jail in Chambersburg

Saturday July 16th, 2022 * 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
The Franklin County Historical Society will hold a book signing with John Brown in Chambersburg (3rd  Edition) author Virginia Stake at the Old Jail, 175 East King Street, Chambersburg.
The 3rd edition of the book features additional chapters with new information on the Ritner family.
Mary Ritner owned the boarding house where John Brown stayed in 1859 while planning his raid on Harper’s Ferry.
The book will be available for purchase for $23.00, tax included.
The Old Jail will also be open for tours from 10:00am – 4:00pm for a nominal fee.
Information can be found at franklinhistorical.org.