Welcome to the Ephrata Public Library!
On Tues., Oct. 25 at 7 p.m., learn how "Memoirs of a Ping Jockey" started as the daily journal entries of a Sonarman Third Class pinging for enemy submarines in World War II. Years later, Ken Fidler began a beloved Christmas tradition of giving each of his children written versions of the stories of
On Sat., Oct. 29 at 10 a.m., celebrate the 125th anniversary of the founding of the Borough of Ephrata in this unique story time at the Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley in their special exhibit featuring the story of Evelyn Sempier, the 1954 Miss America from Ephrata. Registration is requir
On Tues., Nov. 1 at 6 p.m., you could take a trip to Mexico and learn about Day of the Dead, or you could just stop in at the Library! Learn about Dia de los Meurtos while getting to do some traditional crafts like decorating skulls! Ages 10-18.
Join us on Sat., Nov. 5 at 1 p.m. for this teens-only cooking class! We’ll work through the set list from “Punk in the Kitchen,” “Lost in the Supermarket” and “Tales of Meat & Metal” – true recipes created by indie and rock artists, and allow us for some independent cooking and eatin
The Library wants to spread holiday cheer throughout the community! Join us on Mon., Nov. 7 at 4 p.m. to make holiday pop-up cards that will be distributed to residents of Maple Farm, a local retirement community in Akron. All ages are welcome. All program attendees are invited to join Library staff
On Wed., Nov. 9 at 10:15 a.m., explore the past in the heart of Ephrata with books carefully chosen to introduce relevant themes in the unique historic setting of the Ephrata Cloister. Free admission to the Ephrata Cloister, but registration is required. Ages 4-8, plus parent or caregiver.
Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.Friday Closed
Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Passport and Village Post Office Hours
Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Sunday 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
550 South Reading Road | Ephrata, PA 17522
717-738-9291 | 717-721-3003
ptalbert at ephratapubliclibrary dot org