Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, Fendrick Library

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, Fendrick Library

Join us for our opening event LAUNCH PARTY Saturday February 25, 2023, 10:00 – Noon at The Fendrick Library for a free book, crafts, story time, snacks, and more!
FREE BOOKS FOR KIDS! The Fendrick Library is partnering with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to bring free books to children 0-5 in the 17236-zip code.
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a free book gifting program that sends a free book each month to children from birth to age 5.
Interested?
Register your child/children online now at imaginationlibrary.com/ or stop into The Fendrick Library to register in person, or mail in options also available online.
If you have any questions, please reach out by email to imaginationlibrary@fendricklibrary.org
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!

 

Author Visit: John Poniske Alexander Hamilton Memorial Free Library

Author Visit: John Poniske Alexander Hamilton Memorial Free Library

Tuesday January 24th, 2023 * 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Local author John Poniske visits the library to present a chapter reading from his new book Fire-Eaters (book 2 in his Snakebit Series).
The series tells the story of a family living in the region during the Civil War.
Signed copies of the books will be available for purchase.
This event is free and open to the public.
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.