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Kids in the GardenJuly 1, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Kids in the Garden

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Miss Kim and Miss Pat show children how to plant, weed and take care of a garden. Also included are games and activities that deal with gardening. At the end of summer, a kids’ garden party is held that features the vegetables that are harvested. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Movie MatineeJuly 1, 2013 - 12:00 p.m.Movie Matinee

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Learn how we can use technology to save the planet from ecological collapse during this feature. Popcorn is provided. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Digging Into Crafts - Beaded Flags and BookmarksJuly 1, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Digging Into Crafts - Beaded Flags and Bookmarks

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Children in grades one through six are making beaded flags and bookmarks during this evening craft program. Younger children are invited to participated, as well, but will need adult assistance. Registration is required to ensure enough materials are available by calling 570-523-1172 or visiting the circulation desk. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
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Discover July 2, 2013 - 10:30 a.m.Discover

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Children from birth to age five, along with a parent or caregiver, are invited to this early-literacy program which focuses on letters, numbers, sounds, colors, shapes, and more through books, music and creative play. Please register to attend by calling 570-922-4773. This program is one of the ways in which the West End Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Toddler Discover (1-2 years)July 2, 2013 - 9:30 a.m.Toddler Discover (1-2 years)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


An early literacy program featuring stories read aloud, interactive games, sing-a-longs and American Sign Language for children ages 1-2, along with a parent or caregiver. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)July 2, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Stories, interactive games, sing-a-longs and crafts are included in this early literacy program for children ages 3-5, and a parent or caregiver, which focuses on letter and number recognition, as well as color and shape identification. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Discover July 2, 2013 - 10:30 a.m.Discover

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Children from birth to age five, along with a parent or caregiver, are invited to this early-literacy program which focuses on letters, numbers, sounds, colors, shapes, and more through books, music and creative play. This program is one of the ways in which Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
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Tai Chi ClassJuly 3, 2013 - 1:00 p.m.Tai Chi Class

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Tai Chi, a traditional Chinese soft-style martial art, is an effective form of low-impact exercise for all ages. Classes are held the first and third Wednesdays of the month with instructor Kit Sisson. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Health Literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)July 3, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Stories, interactive games, sing-a-longs and crafts are included in this early literacy program for children ages 3-5, and a parent or caregiver, which focuses on letter and number recognition, as well as color and shape identification. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Teen Lunch Bunch (ages 13-18)July 3, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.Teen Lunch Bunch (ages 13-18)

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


The Teen Lunch Bunch—for teens ages 13-18—will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays, June 19 through July 31.
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All UCLS Libraries Closed - Independence DayJuly 4, 2013 - All UCLS Libraries Closed - Independence Day

Location:
Library: UCLS, Herr, Lewisburg, West-End


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Baby Discover (birth to age 1)July 5, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.Baby Discover (birth to age 1)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Stories, games, and songs for children up to one year of age, along with a parent or caregiver to enhance early literacy skills. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Friday FlicksJuly 5, 2013 - 2:00 p.m.Friday Flicks

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


On a quest to find out what happened to his missing brother, a scientist, his nephew and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth (Rated PG). fresh popcorn provided. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Beneath the Surface - Teen SceneJuly 5, 2013 - 1:30 p.m.Beneath the Surface - Teen Scene

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Dive deep into some awesome teen scenes including bike hikes, flashlight treasure hunting, after-hours outdoor movie nights and more! This program is one of the ways in which the West End Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
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Kids in the GardenJuly 8, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Kids in the Garden

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Miss Kim and Miss Pat show children how to plant, weed and take care of a garden. Also included are games and activities that deal with gardening. At the end of summer, a kids’ garden party is held that features the vegetables that are harvested. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Digging Into Crafts - Root Vegetable Printing and BraceletsJuly 8, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Digging Into Crafts - Root Vegetable Printing and Bracelets

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Children in grades one through six are learning root vegetable printing and making bracelets during this evening craft program. Younger children are invited to participated, as well, but will need adult assistance. Registration is required to ensure enough materials are available by calling 570-523-1172 or visiting the circulation desk. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
A Day in the Life of an ArchaeologistJuly 8, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.A Day in the Life of an Archaeologist

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Join Janet Jones of Bucknell University as she unearths the fascinating world of he life of an archaeologist using ancient glass artifacts for hands-on exploration. This program is one of the ways in which the West End Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Knitting GroupJuly 8, 2013 - 10:30 a.m.Knitting Group

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Adults and older teens interested in knitting are invited to bring their needles, yarn, and projects and join the knitting group! All skill levels are welcome. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
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Discover July 9, 2013 - 10:30 a.m.Discover

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Children from birth to age five, along with a parent or caregiver, are invited to this early-literacy program which focuses on letters, numbers, sounds, colors, shapes, and more through books, music and creative play. Please register to attend by calling 570-922-4773. This program is one of the ways in which the West End Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Toddler Discover (1-2 years)July 9, 2013 - 9:30 a.m.Toddler Discover (1-2 years)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


An early literacy program featuring stories read aloud, interactive games, sing-a-longs and American Sign Language for children ages 1-2, along with a parent or caregiver. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)July 9, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Stories, interactive games, sing-a-longs and crafts are included in this early literacy program for children ages 3-5, and a parent or caregiver, which focuses on letter and number recognition, as well as color and shape identification. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
'Tween Lunch BunchJuly 9, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.'Tween Lunch Bunch

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


The ‘Tween Lunch Bunch will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays, June 18 through July 30 for kids ages 8 to 12 years old! This program is one of the ways in which Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Special Stitches Knitting GroupJuly 9, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.Special Stitches Knitting Group

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


The Special Stitches knitting group welcomes all skill levels. Registration is not required. This program is one of the ways in which the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Mah Jongg July 9, 2013 - 1:00 p.m. Mah Jongg

Location: Lewisburg
Library: Lewisburg


A group for teens and adults, familiar with the American version of this ancient Chinese tile game, to meet and play. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
ChessJuly 9, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.Chess

Location: Lewisburg
Library: Lewisburg


Jessica Gallegos, chess player and instructor, leads this group for all ages and skill levels. Bring your own chess set or board and enjoy an evening of fun! This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
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Jobs in Hard TimesJuly 10, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Jobs in Hard Times

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Retired Bucknell Economics Professor Charles Sackrey discusses the impact of the Great Depression on the economy and how it differs from today’s recession. Students participating in the One Book Every Freshman program are encouraged to attend. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)July 10, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Stories, interactive games, sing-a-longs and crafts are included in this early literacy program for children ages 3-5, and a parent or caregiver, which focuses on letter and number recognition, as well as color and shape identification. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Author Visit with Kathy MillerJuly 10, 2013 - 2:00 p.m.Author Visit with Kathy Miller

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Experience the works of nature photographer and children’s author Kathy Miller as she highlights her book Chippy Chipmunk--Parties in the Garden. ‘Chippy’ may even make an appearance at this one-of-a-kind event!
Teen Lunch Bunch (ages 13-18)July 10, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.Teen Lunch Bunch (ages 13-18)

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


The Teen Lunch Bunch—for teens ages 13-18—will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays, June 19 through July 31.
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Special Author Visit with Kathy MillerJuly 11, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.Special Author Visit with Kathy Miller

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Experience the works of nature photographer and children’s author Kathy Miller as she highlights her book Chippy Chipmunk--Parties in the Garden during this interactive program. This program is one of the ways in which the Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Discover July 11, 2013 - 10:10 a.m.Discover

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Children from birth to age five, along with a parent or caregiver, are invited to this early-literacy program which focuses on letters, numbers, sounds, colors, shapes, and more through books, music and creative play. This program is one of the ways in which Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Author Visit with Kathy MillerJuly 11, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Author Visit with Kathy Miller

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Experience the works of nature photographer/children’s author Kathy Miller as she highlights her book "Chippy Chipmunk - Parties in the Garden." Outdoor Adventurers and Beneath the Surface readers are encouraged to attend. This program is one of the ways in which the West End Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Animals that BurrowJuly 11, 2013 - 7:15 p.m.Animals that Burrow

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Learn about chipmunks, rabbits, moles and other animals that dig and burrow. Free tickets to attend are available at the circulation desk. This program is one of the ways in which Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
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Stuffed Animal SleepoverJuly 12, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Bring your favorite stuffed animal friend for a special story time Friday afternoon! All stuffed animals can spend the night at the library! Children return on Saturday, July 13 between 8 and 9:30 a.m. to pick up their friend and enjoy a Pajama Breakfast with stories, sing-a-longs, and crafts. This program is one of the ways in which the Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Friday FlicksJuly 12, 2013 - 2:00 p.m.Friday Flicks

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


An orphan with terrible aunts for guardians, befriends human like bugs who live inside a giant peach, who take the boy on a journey to New York City (Rated PG). Fresh popcorn provided. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Beneath the Surface - Teen SceneJuly 12, 2013 - 1:30 p.m.Beneath the Surface - Teen Scene

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Dive deep into some awesome teen scenes including bike hikes, flashlight treasure hunting, after-hours outdoor movie nights and more! This program is one of the ways in which the West End Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
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Book Badgers Reading Group (Ages 6-9)July 13, 2013 - 2:00 p.m.Book Badgers Reading Group (Ages 6-9)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Join us for a fun discussion about "Pirates Past Noon" by Mary Pope Osbourne. Books are available for check-out at the circulation desk. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
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Kids in the GardenJuly 15, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Kids in the Garden

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Miss Kim and Miss Pat show children how to plant, weed and take care of a garden. Also included are games and activities that deal with gardening. At the end of summer, a kids’ garden party is held that features the vegetables that are harvested. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Digging Into Crafts - Library Time Capsule and a KeychainJuly 15, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Digging Into Crafts - Library Time Capsule and a Keychain

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Children in grades one through six are making a keychain and helping the library with its time capsule during this evening craft program. Younger children are invited to participated, as well, but will need adult assistance. Don't forget to bring something to put in the time capsule! Registration is required to ensure enough materials are available by calling 570-523-1172 or visiting the circulation desk. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Creating a Faerie GardenJuly 15, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.Creating a Faerie Garden

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Master Herbalist Julianna Cooper demonstrates how to create a container garden or transform your backyard garden into a miniature world. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Series for CaregiversJuly 15, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.Series for Caregivers

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Bette Scott, who cared for her aging parents, hosts a discussion series for caregivers to share tips and coping strategies. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Health Literacy opportunities for learning.
Knitting GroupJuly 15, 2013 - 10:30 a.m.Knitting Group

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Adults and older teens interested in knitting are invited to bring their needles, yarn, and projects and join the knitting group! All skill levels are welcome. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
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Discover July 16, 2013 - 10:30 a.m.Discover

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Children from birth to age five, along with a parent or caregiver, are invited to this early-literacy program which focuses on letters, numbers, sounds, colors, shapes, and more through books, music and creative play. Please register to attend by calling 570-922-4773. This program is one of the ways in which the West End Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Dig into MusicJuly 16, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Dig into Music

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Enjoy an evening of music with local folk singer-songwriter KJ Reimensnyder-Wagner. This program is one of the ways in which the Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Toddler Discover (1-2 years)July 16, 2013 - 9:30 a.m.Toddler Discover (1-2 years)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


An early literacy program featuring stories read aloud, interactive games, sing-a-longs and American Sign Language for children ages 1-2, along with a parent or caregiver. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)July 16, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Stories, interactive games, sing-a-longs and crafts are included in this early literacy program for children ages 3-5, and a parent or caregiver, which focuses on letter and number recognition, as well as color and shape identification. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
'Tween Lunch BunchJuly 16, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.'Tween Lunch Bunch

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


The ‘Tween Lunch Bunch will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays, June 18 through July 30 for kids ages 8 to 12 years old! This program is one of the ways in which Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Special Stitches Knitting GroupJuly 16, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.Special Stitches Knitting Group

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


The Special Stitches knitting group welcomes all skill levels. Registration is not required. This program is one of the ways in which the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Mah Jongg July 16, 2013 - 1:00 p.m. Mah Jongg

Location: Lewisburg
Library: Lewisburg


A group for teens and adults, familiar with the American version of this ancient Chinese tile game, to meet and play. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
ChessJuly 16, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.Chess

Location: Lewisburg
Library: Lewisburg


Jessica Gallegos, chess player and instructor, leads this group for all ages and skill levels. Bring your own chess set or board and enjoy an evening of fun! This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
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Tai Chi ClassJuly 17, 2013 - 1:00 p.m.Tai Chi Class

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Tai Chi, a traditional Chinese soft-style martial art, is an effective form of low-impact exercise for all ages. Classes are held the first and third Wednesdays of the month with instructor Kit Sisson. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Health Literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)July 17, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Stories, interactive games, sing-a-longs and crafts are included in this early literacy program for children ages 3-5, and a parent or caregiver, which focuses on letter and number recognition, as well as color and shape identification. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Living History Discussion: World War II July 17, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Living History Discussion: World War II

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Join LAHS social studies teacher Jennifer Boyer-Switala and her former student Sarah Graber for this audience-participation discussion about life during World War II. Students participating in the One Book Every Sophomore program are encouraged to attend. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Retro Gaming Night July 17, 2013 - 5:30 p.m.Retro Gaming Night

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Kick it old-school with the games of yesteryear during this fun after-hours event featuring both video games and board games appropriate for all ages. Light refreshments are served. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Teen Lunch Bunch (ages 13-18)July 17, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.Teen Lunch Bunch (ages 13-18)

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


The Teen Lunch Bunch—for teens ages 13-18—will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays, June 19 through July 31.
Annual Used Book SaleJuly 17, 2013 - 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.Annual Used Book Sale

Location: Faith Lutheran Church
Library: Lewisburg


More than 40,000 sorted hardcover, paperback, audiobooks and vintage books, as well as CDs and DVDs are available at this year's annual used book sale held at Faith Lutheran Church, 2349 Old Turnpike Road, Lewisburg! Books are sold for $20 per bag with bags provided by the library. Selections are refreshed daily. The church is air-conditioned and handicap-accessible. A lunch stand is open daily for lunch and dinner with proceeds going to project Linus. For more information, call 570-523-1172.
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Susquehanna River StoriesJuly 18, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Susquehanna River Stories

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Katherine Faull, a professor of German and humanities, specializing in the prehistory of the Susquehanna Region, talks about Chief Shikellamy’s role in our region’s history. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Discover July 18, 2013 - 10:10 a.m.Discover

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Children from birth to age five, along with a parent or caregiver, are invited to this early-literacy program which focuses on letters, numbers, sounds, colors, shapes, and more through books, music and creative play. This program is one of the ways in which Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Outdoor Adventurers July 18, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Outdoor Adventurers

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


The ‘Outdoor Adventure Crew’ invites all children, ages 6-10, to explore the wonders of the world beyond the doors of the library. Let’s get wet, muddy, and sloppy as we Dig Into Reading. Become rock hounds, astronomers and “owl-prowlers.” This program is one of the ways in which the West End Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Let's Get DirtyJuly 18, 2013 - 7:15 p.m.Let's Get Dirty

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


A program about diggers, plants and dirt! Free tickets to attend are available at the circulation desk. This program is one of the ways in which the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Annual Used Book SaleJuly 18, 2013 - 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.Annual Used Book Sale

Location: Faith Lutheran Church
Library: Lewisburg


More than 40,000 sorted hardcover, paperback, audiobooks and vintage books, as well as CDs and DVDs are available at this year's annual used book sale held at Faith Lutheran Church, 2349 Old Turnpike Road, Lewisburg! Books are sold for $20 per bag with bags provided by the library. Selections are refreshed daily. The church is air-conditioned and handicap-accessible. A lunch stand is open daily for lunch and dinner with proceeds going to project Linus. For more information, call 570-523-1172.
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Baby Discover (birth to age 1)July 19, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.Baby Discover (birth to age 1)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Stories, games, and songs for children up to one year of age, along with a parent or caregiver to enhance early literacy skills. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Friday FlicksJuly 19, 2013 - 2:00 p.m.Friday Flicks

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


A secret family of four-inch people living inside the walls of a house must save their home from an evil real estate developer (Rated PG). Fresh popcorn provided. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Beneath the Surface - Teen SceneJuly 19, 2013 - 1:30 p.m.Beneath the Surface - Teen Scene

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Dive deep into some awesome teen scenes including bike hikes, flashlight treasure hunting, after-hours outdoor movie nights and more! This program is one of the ways in which the West End Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Annual Used Book SaleJuly 19, 2013 - 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.Annual Used Book Sale

Location: Faith Lutheran Church
Library: Lewisburg


More than 40,000 sorted hardcover, paperback, audiobooks and vintage books, as well as CDs and DVDs are available at this year's annual used book sale held at Faith Lutheran Church, 2349 Old Turnpike Road, Lewisburg! Books are sold for $20 per bag with bags provided by the library. Selections are refreshed daily. The church is air-conditioned and handicap-accessible. A lunch stand is open daily for lunch and dinner with proceeds going to project Linus. For more information, call 570-523-1172.
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Book Burrowers Reading Group (ages 10-12)July 20, 2013 - 2:00 p.m.Book Burrowers Reading Group (ages 10-12)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Join us for a fun discussion about "The Potato Chip Puzzle" by Eric Berlin. Books are available for check-out at the circulation desk. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Vaccination VacationJuly 20, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Vaccination Vacation

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Herr Memorial Library, partnering with Dr. Danielle L. Ward, DVM, is hosting a low-cost rabies clinic for cats and dogs on the library’s lawn. Cost is $8 and registration is not required. This program is one of the ways in which the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Health Literacy opportunities for learning.
Annual Used Book SaleJuly 20, 2013 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Annual Used Book Sale

Location: Faith Lutheran Church
Library: Lewisburg


More than 40,000 sorted hardcover, paperback, audiobooks and vintage books, as well as CDs and DVDs are available at this year's annual used book sale held at Faith Lutheran Church, 2349 Old Turnpike Road, Lewisburg! Books are sold for $20 per bag with bags provided by the library. Selections are refreshed daily. The church is air-conditioned and handicap-accessible. A lunch stand is open daily for lunch and dinner with proceeds going to project Linus. For more information, call 570-523-1172.
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Fun with Faeries July 22, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.Fun with Faeries

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Dig into your creativity crafting a faerie centerpiece, cottage or mask during this hands-on workshop with Master Herbalist Julianna Cooper. Class size is limited to 24 and there is currently a waiting list. Please register by calling 570-523-1172. This program is one of the ways in which the Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Kids in the GardenJuly 22, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Kids in the Garden

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Miss Kim and Miss Pat show children how to plant, weed and take care of a garden. Also included are games and activities that deal with gardening. At the end of summer, a kids’ garden party is held that features the vegetables that are harvested. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Rocks and Minerals with James VanFleetJuly 22, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Rocks and Minerals with James VanFleet

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Did you know that some rocks actually glow in the dark? Join geologist James VanFleet of Bucknell University to witness some truly amazing rocks and minerals. This program is one of the ways in which the West End Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Knitting GroupJuly 22, 2013 - 10:30 a.m.Knitting Group

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Adults and older teens interested in knitting are invited to bring their needles, yarn, and projects and join the knitting group! All skill levels are welcome. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
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Discover July 23, 2013 - 10:30 a.m.Discover

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Children from birth to age five, along with a parent or caregiver, are invited to this early-literacy program which focuses on letters, numbers, sounds, colors, shapes, and more through books, music and creative play. Please register to attend by calling 570-922-4773. This program is one of the ways in which the West End Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Master Gardener: Garden WeedsJuly 23, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Master Gardener: Garden Weeds

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Learn techniques for identifying and minimizing garden weeds with Penn State Extension Master Gardener John Tonzetich. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Toddler Discover (1-2 years)July 23, 2013 - 9:30 a.m.Toddler Discover (1-2 years)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


An early literacy program featuring stories read aloud, interactive games, sing-a-longs and American Sign Language for children ages 1-2, along with a parent or caregiver. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)July 23, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Stories, interactive games, sing-a-longs and crafts are included in this early literacy program for children ages 3-5, and a parent or caregiver, which focuses on letter and number recognition, as well as color and shape identification. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
'Tween Lunch BunchJuly 23, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.'Tween Lunch Bunch

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


The ‘Tween Lunch Bunch will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays, June 18 through July 30 for kids ages 8 to 12 years old! This program is one of the ways in which Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Special Stitches Knitting GroupJuly 23, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.Special Stitches Knitting Group

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


The Special Stitches knitting group welcomes all skill levels. Registration is not required. This program is one of the ways in which the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Mah Jongg July 23, 2013 - 1:00 p.m. Mah Jongg

Location: Lewisburg
Library: Lewisburg


A group for teens and adults, familiar with the American version of this ancient Chinese tile game, to meet and play. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
ChessJuly 23, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.Chess

Location: Lewisburg
Library: Lewisburg


Jessica Gallegos, chess player and instructor, leads this group for all ages and skill levels. Bring your own chess set or board and enjoy an evening of fun! This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
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Be Red Cross Ready - Emergency PreparednessJuly 24, 2013 - 12:00 p.m.Be Red Cross Ready - Emergency Preparedness

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Natural and human-caused disasters can strike suddenly at anytime, anywhere. Be “Red Cross Ready” with this three-step action plan. Reserve your seat for this program by calling 570-523-1172 or visiting the library's circulation desk. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Health Literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)July 24, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Stories, interactive games, sing-a-longs and crafts are included in this early literacy program for children ages 3-5, and a parent or caregiver, which focuses on letter and number recognition, as well as color and shape identification. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Teen Lunch Bunch (ages 13-18)July 24, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.Teen Lunch Bunch (ages 13-18)

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


The Teen Lunch Bunch—for teens ages 13-18—will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays, June 19 through July 31.
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All About BurrowersJuly 25, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.All About Burrowers

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Join R.B. Winter State Park’s MaryAnn Haladay-Bierly as she explores animals that live underground. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Diggin' the DrumsJuly 25, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Diggin' the Drums

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Feel the beat in a drum circle with Steve Mitchell. Bring your own drum or use one of the many provided and unearth your hidden talents. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Discover July 25, 2013 - 10:10 a.m.Discover

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Children from birth to age five, along with a parent or caregiver, are invited to this early-literacy program which focuses on letters, numbers, sounds, colors, shapes, and more through books, music and creative play. This program is one of the ways in which Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Owl Prowling and the Night SkyJuly 25, 2013 - 8:00 p.m.Owl Prowling and the Night Sky

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Ever wonder what those spooky sounds were outside your window after dark? Or maybe what that mysterious light is in the sky? Become an amateur owl-prowler and astronomer with scientist Joseph Southerton and explore the evening sky and sounds of the night. Outdoor Adventurers and Beneath the Surface readers are encouraged to attend. This program is one of the ways in which the West End Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Popcorn and a Movie NightJuly 25, 2013 - 7:15 p.m.Popcorn and a Movie Night

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Join us for an evening movie and some freshly popped popcorn! Free tickets to attend are available at the circulation desk. This program is one of the ways in which the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing civic and social literacy opportunities for learning.
Cross-Stitch ClassJuly 25, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Cross-Stitch Class

Location: West End Library
Library: Herr


Kathleen Flynn Irion will lead this informative class for cross-stitchers of all skill levels. Cost is $3 per class and registration is not required. This program is one of the ways in which the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
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Friday FlicksJuly 26, 2013 - 2:00 p.m.Friday Flicks

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Venture into the fascinating world of fossils and dinosaurs in this documentary. Fresh popcorn provided. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Beneath the Surface - Teen SceneJuly 26, 2013 - 1:30 p.m.Beneath the Surface - Teen Scene

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Dive deep into some awesome teen scenes including bike hikes, flashlight treasure hunting, after-hours outdoor movie nights and more! This program is one of the ways in which the West End Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Chair YogaJuly 26, 2013 - 12:00 p.m.Chair Yoga

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Paula Christy, certified instructor with Integral Yoga Center in New Berlin, leads this class in hatha yoga that can be done while sitting down. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Health Literacy opportunities for learning.
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Book Badgers Reading Group (Ages 6-9)July 27, 2013 - 2:00 p.m.Book Badgers Reading Group (Ages 6-9)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Join us for a fun discussion about "Lulu and the Brontosaurus" by Judith Viorst. Books are available for check-out at the circulation desk. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
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Faeries and FolkloreJuly 29, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.Faeries and Folklore

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Dress up in your faerie finest and join Folklorist Fiona Siobhan Powell tell stories of her native Wales while sipping a cup of faerie tea prepared by Master Herbalist Julianna Cooper. Seating is limited to 24 and there is currently a waiting list. Please register by calling 570-523-1172. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Kids in the GardenJuly 29, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Kids in the Garden

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Miss Kim and Miss Pat show children how to plant, weed and take care of a garden. Also included are games and activities that deal with gardening. At the end of summer, a kids’ garden party is held that features the vegetables that are harvested. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Alvira and the Ordnance: An American Dream DeniedJuly 29, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Alvira and the Ordnance: An American Dream Denied

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Local historians Steve and Martha Huddy tell the story of Alvira, a village in White Deer Township seized by the federal government to build a TNT manufacturing plant in 1942 during World War II. This program is one of the ways in which the West End Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Knitting GroupJuly 29, 2013 - 10:30 a.m.Knitting Group

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Adults and older teens interested in knitting are invited to bring their needles, yarn, and projects and join the knitting group! All skill levels are welcome. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
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Dining with Diabetes - Follow-Up ClassJuly 30, 2013 - 12:30 p.m.Dining with Diabetes - Follow-Up Class

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Lynn James, a registered dietician with the Penn State Extension, will lead this follow-up class to the Dining with Diabetes programs held in May. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Health Literacy opportunities for learning. Learn more at PAFoward.org.
Discover July 30, 2013 - 10:30 a.m.Discover

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Children from birth to age five, along with a parent or caregiver, are invited to this early-literacy program which focuses on letters, numbers, sounds, colors, shapes, and more through books, music and creative play. Please register to attend by calling 570-922-4773. This program is one of the ways in which the West End Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Toddler Discover (1-2 years)July 30, 2013 - 9:30 a.m.Toddler Discover (1-2 years)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


An early literacy program featuring stories read aloud, interactive games, sing-a-longs and American Sign Language for children ages 1-2, along with a parent or caregiver. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)July 30, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Stories, interactive games, sing-a-longs and crafts are included in this early literacy program for children ages 3-5, and a parent or caregiver, which focuses on letter and number recognition, as well as color and shape identification. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Life on the Prairie: A True StoryJuly 30, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.Life on the Prairie: A True Story

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Through photographs and family memorabilia, Pat Fry Turner shares stories about her parents who grew up on adjoining homesteads in South Dakota during the Dust Bowl era. Students participating in the One Book Every Freshman program are encouraged to attend. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
'Tween Lunch BunchJuly 30, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.'Tween Lunch Bunch

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


The ‘Tween Lunch Bunch will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays, June 18 through July 30 for kids ages 8 to 12 years old! This program is one of the ways in which Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Special Stitches Knitting GroupJuly 30, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.Special Stitches Knitting Group

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


The Special Stitches knitting group welcomes all skill levels. Registration is not required. This program is one of the ways in which the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Mah Jongg July 30, 2013 - 1:00 p.m. Mah Jongg

Location: Lewisburg
Library: Lewisburg


A group for teens and adults, familiar with the American version of this ancient Chinese tile game, to meet and play. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
ChessJuly 30, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.Chess

Location: Lewisburg
Library: Lewisburg


Jessica Gallegos, chess player and instructor, leads this group for all ages and skill levels. Bring your own chess set or board and enjoy an evening of fun! This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
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Digging Up FossilsJuly 31, 2013 - 2:00 p.m.Digging Up Fossils

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Jon Beam, Senior Naturalist with PPL Montour Preserve, shares fossils found in our area and how to discover them! This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)July 31, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Stories, interactive games, sing-a-longs and crafts are included in this early literacy program for children ages 3-5, and a parent or caregiver, which focuses on letter and number recognition, as well as color and shape identification. This program is one of the ways in which The Public Library for Union County supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Teen Lunch Bunch (ages 13-18)July 31, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.Teen Lunch Bunch (ages 13-18)

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


The Teen Lunch Bunch—for teens ages 13-18—will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays, June 19 through July 31.