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Summer Reading Registration BeginsJune 3, 2013 - Summer Reading Registration Begins

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


Sign-up for summer reading at each of the libraries in the Union County Library System! Children who complete the summer reading program receive one free admission ticket to Clyde Peeling's Reptiland!
Knitting GroupJune 3, 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.
Mah JonggJune 4, 2013 - 1:00 p.m.Mah Jongg

Location: Public Library for Union County
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.
ChessJune 4, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.Chess

Location: Public Library for Union County
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.
Special Stitches Knitting GroupJune 4, 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.
Dig Into Reading Kick-Off CelebrationJune 5, 2013 - 5:30 p.m.Dig Into Reading Kick-Off Celebration

Location: Mifflinburg Community Park
Library: UCLS, Herr, Lewisburg, West-End


The Union County Library System kicks off summer reading from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5 with a celebration at the Mifflinburg Community Park featuring award-winning children’s performer Steven Courtney! Children have the opportunity to “dig” into our exploration stations and enjoy hot dogs, chips, “dirt” and “sand” desserts and beverages. The kick-off celebration is free and open to children of all ages and their families!
Tai Chi ClassJune 5, 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. 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.
Adopt a Pet Rock - Session IJune 6, 2013 - 2:00 p.m.Adopt a Pet Rock - Session I

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Everybody needs a pet rock and now is your chance to adopt one! Visit the library for our pet rock adoption event. Each pet comes with a rock carrier to create the perfect habitat. Learn to care for your pet rock throughout the summer. He or she can live at the library or they can go home with you and join in all your summer adventures. Don't forget to check-up on the library's Pet Rock and share your photos with us on Facebook! Registration is required by calling 570-523-1172. When registering, please indicate if you’ll be attending the 2 p.m. session or the 6 p.m. session. 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.
Adopt a Pet Rock - Session IIJune 6, 2013 - 6:00 p.m.Adopt a Pet Rock - Session II

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Everybody needs a pet rock and now is your chance to adopt one! Visit the library for our pet rock adoption event. Each pet comes with a rock carrier to create the perfect habitat. Learn to care for your pet rock throughout the summer. He or she can live at the library or they can go home with you and join in all your summer adventures. Don't forget to check-up on the library's Pet Rock and share your photos with us on Facebook! Registration is required by calling 570-523-1172. When registering, please indicate if you’ll be attending the 2 p.m. session or the 6 p.m. session. 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.
Cross-Stitch ClassJune 6, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Cross-Stitch Class

Location: Herr Memorial 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.
Baby Discover (birth to age 1)June 7, 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.
Kids in the GardenJune 10, 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 Matinee - Bone DiggersJune 10, 2013 - 12:00 p.m.Movie Matinee - Bone Diggers

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Follow scientists on a hunt for the rare intact skeleton of the Thylacoleo, a meat-eating marsupial lion, deep inside a cave in the remote Australian Outback. 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.
Knitting GroupJune 10, 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.
DiscoverJune 11, 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)June 11, 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)June 11, 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.
First Settlers for the Susquehanna ValleyJune 11, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.First Settlers for the Susquehanna Valley

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Local archaeologist Tom Baird uses artifacts to prove which group first settled the region. 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 Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Mah JonggJune 11, 2013 - 1:00 p.m.Mah Jongg

Location: Public Library for Union County
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.
ChessJune 11, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.Chess

Location: Public Library for Union County
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.
Special Stitches Knitting GroupJune 11, 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.
Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)June 12, 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.
Safe Home Canning and FreezingJune 13, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Safe Home Canning and Freezing

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Join Lynn James, registered dietician and health educator for the Penn State Extension, and discover new information about canning, freezing and drying food. Cost is $10. Register to attend by calling the Penn State Extension at 570-988-3950. 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.
Outdoor Adventurers June 13, 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.
Dig Into Reading June 13, 2013 - 7:15 p.m.Dig Into Reading

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Join us for our Dig Into Reading kick-off celebration at the library for an overview the summer reading program and special events scheduled this summer! To ensure enough space and materials are available, a free ticket is required to attend this event an can be picked up 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 ClassJune 13, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Cross-Stitch Class

Location: Herr Memorial 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.
Beneath the Surface - Teen SceneJune 14, 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.
Kids in the GardenJune 17, 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 Matinee - Jewel of the EarthJune 17, 2013 - 12:00 p.m.Movie Matinee - Jewel of the Earth

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Explore the origins of animals and plants embalmed in amber dating back 40 million years! 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.
Gemstones 101June 17, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.Gemstones 101

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Gemologist Wayne Reed explores the cultural meanings, legends and lore surrounding gemstones. 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 Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Series for CaregiversJune 17, 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 GroupJune 17, 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.
Discover June 18, 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)June 18, 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)June 18, 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.
Evening Story TimeJune 18, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Evening Story Time

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Dig into a good book during evening story time for children of all ages--and their parents or caregivers--featuring stories, flannel board activities and crafts. 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 Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Mah JonggJune 18, 2013 - 1:00 p.m.Mah Jongg

Location: Public Library for Union County
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.
ChessJune 18, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.Chess

Location: Public Library for Union County
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.
Special Stitches Knitting GroupJune 18, 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.
'Tween Lunch Bunch (ages 8-12)June 18, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.'Tween Lunch Bunch (ages 8-12)

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


You bring your lunch and we'll provide the drinks. Before and after lunch, we'll have some fun activities that fit into our theme of Dig Into Reading! 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 the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years)June 19, 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.
Tai Chi ClassJune 19, 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. 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.
Teen Lunch Bunch (ages 13-18)June 19, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.Teen Lunch Bunch (ages 13-18)

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


You bring your lunch and we'll provide the drinks. Before and after lunch, we'll have some fun activities that fit into our theme of Dig Into Reading! 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. 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.
Get the Poop on the PastJune 20, 2013 - 7:00 p.m. Get the Poop on the Past

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Robert E. Lee takes us on a journey through the treasures of the past often found in outhouses including interesting historical artifacts dating back to the 1800s! 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.
Adult Book GroupJune 20, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.Adult Book Group

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


The library’s adult book group will be discussing Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin (Part I). Book group meetings are free, informal and open to the public. 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.
Outdoor Adventurers June 20, 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.
Dig Into the Past June 20, 2013 - 7:15 p.m.Dig Into the Past

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Dig into the past by learning about dinosaurs fossils and caves. To ensure enough space and materials are available, a free ticket is required to attend this event an can be picked up 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 ClassJune 20, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Cross-Stitch Class

Location: Herr Memorial 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.
Baby Discover (birth to age 1)June 21, 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 FlicksJune 21, 2013 - 2:00 p.m.Friday Flicks

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Join us for an afternoon of movie fun with popcorn! This week’s feature is the story of two garden gnomes overcoming obstacles when they are caught up in a feud between neighbors. But with plastic pink flamingos and lawnmower races in the mix, can this young couple find lasting happiness? Rated G. 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.
Video Game NightJune 21, 2013 - 5:30 p.m.Video Game Night

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Children and teens are invited to join us for an evening of video gaming fun! Test your dancing skills and your agility as we hook up the Wii and the Xbox Kinect! Refreshments will be 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.
Beneath the Surface - Teen SceneJune 21, 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.
Needlecrafts & FriendshipJune 21, 2013 - 1:00 p.m.Needlecrafts & Friendship

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Bring your knitting, crocheting, quilting, and even scrapbooking projects to the library for an afternoon of fun and friendship. The group meets the third Friday of each month. 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.
Kids in the GardenJune 24, 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 MatineeJune 24, 2013 - 12:00 p.m.Movie Matinee

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Embark on an odyssey to the all-but-forgotten faraway places of the Earth in this feature. 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 Butterfly Gardens with Keith PhelpsJune 24, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.Creating Butterfly Gardens with Keith Phelps

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


June is the perfect time to start planting for butterflies! Learn how to create a beautiful butterfly garden with tips from gardening guru Keith Phelps. 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 Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Knitting GroupJune 24, 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.
Master Gardener - Composting & Worm GardeningJune 24, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Master Gardener - Composting & Worm Gardening

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Joel Imgrund, a Master Gardener with the Penn State Extension discusses the benefits of composting and worm gardening. 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 Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Discover June 25, 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)June 25, 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)June 25, 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.
Master Gardener: Identifying Plant ProblemsJune 25, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Master Gardener: Identifying Plant Problems

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


A Master Gardener with the Penn State Extension offers solutions to the challenges of the growing season. 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 Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Mah JonggJune 25, 2013 - 10:30 a.m.Mah Jongg

Location: Public Library for Union County
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.
ChessJune 25, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.Chess

Location: Public Library for Union County
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.
Alvira and the Ordnance: An American Dream DeniedJune 25, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.Alvira and the Ordnance: An American Dream Denied

Location: Elias Center for the Performing Arts, Mifflinburg
Library: Herr


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. To be held at the Elias Center for the Performing Arts in Mifflinburg. 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.
Special Stitches Knitting GroupJune 25, 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.
'Tween Lunch Bunch (ages 8-12)June 25, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.'Tween Lunch Bunch (ages 8-12)

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


You bring your lunch and we'll provide the drinks. Before and after lunch, we'll have some fun activities that fit into our theme of Dig Into Reading! 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 the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Civic and Social Literacy opportunities for learning.
Lessons from Rwanda (OB-S)June 26, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Lessons from Rwanda (OB-S)

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Hear the stories of the survivors and perpetrators of the 1994 ethnic war and why they're important from Gerard Stropnicky, co-founder of the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble. This program is part of the One Book Every Sophomore program and 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)June 26, 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)June 26, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.Teen Lunch Bunch (ages 13-18)

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


You bring your lunch and we'll provide the drinks. Before and after lunch, we'll have some fun activities that fit into our theme of Dig Into Reading! 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. 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.
Chair YogaJune 26, 2013 - 1:00 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.
Paper Bead NecklacesJune 27, 2013 - 6:30 p.m.Paper Bead Necklaces

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


Unearth your crafty side and learn how to create paper beads for a necklace. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172 to ensure enough materials are available. 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.
Outdoor Adventurers June 27, 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.
Dig Into Union CountyJune 27, 2013 - 7:15 p.m.Dig Into Union County

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Dig Into Union County and learn about the Mifflinburg Buggy Museum. To ensure enough space and materials are available, a free ticket is required to attend this event an can be picked up 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.
Baby Discover (birth to 18 mths.)June 27, 2013 - 9:30 a.m.Baby Discover (birth to 18 mths.)

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Discover programs offer a fun learning environment that both parents and children appreciate featuring stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more. Registration is required by calling 570-966-0831. This program is one of the ways in which the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Toddler/Preschool Discover (18 mths.-5 yrs.)June 27, 2013 - 10:10 a.m.Toddler/Preschool Discover (18 mths.-5 yrs.)

Location: Herr Memorial Library
Library: Herr


Discover programs offer a fun learning environment that both parents and children appreciate featuring stories read aloud, songs, crafts and more. Registration is required by calling 570-966-0831. This program is one of the ways in which the Herr Memorial Library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing Basic Literacy opportunities for learning.
Cross-Stitch ClassJune 27, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Cross-Stitch Class

Location: Herr Memorial 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.
Friday FlicksJune 28, 2013 - 2:00 p.m.Friday Flicks

Location: Public Library for Union County
Library: Lewisburg


A wrongfully convicted boy is sent to a brutal desert detention camp where he joins the job of digging holes for some mysterious reason in this week's feature. Rated PG. 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.
Teen Spa Day (Beneath the Surface)June 29, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.Teen Spa Day (Beneath the Surface)

Location: West End Library
Library: West-End


Join us for a luxurious spa experience of masks, makeovers, hand massages and more! ‘Make and Take’ your own lotion with Pompeii Street Soap Company owner Jessica Grill. Open to Beneath the Surface readers. 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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