Welcome to the Ephrata Public Library!
Los Angeles up-and-coming acoustic singer-songwriter Ernie Halter will headline the first Concerts by the Creek for 2013. This FREE concert, held in Grater Park, will happen on Tuesday, June 25 at 6:30 p.m. No tickets required. Food vendors on-site.
On Monday, June 24 at 1 p.m., brothers Bill and David Metter will present "the history of the universe," 300,000 years of human history condensed into 4 minutes. Using physical comedy, storytelling, music and sound effects, Quiet Riot conveys a message of teamwork, sustainability and leadership.
On June 24, young scientists can join paleontologist Dr. Carlyn Buckler in a digging expedition through soil and debris from prehistoric times. There are 2 sessions - one for grades 3 and 4, and one for grades 5 and 6. See the events calendar for registration.
On Thursday, June 27 at 10 a.m., Kathy Miller, author of the Chippy Chipmunk series, will visit the library to explore nature and use participant observations to create artwork and stories. Registration required.
On Friday, June 28 at 10 a.m., join us for a play about British archeologist Howard Carter and his discovery of King Tut's tomb in 1922. For ages 6-12. Registration required.
Join us on Monday, July 1 at 6 p.m., join us for this stunning look at nature. See whales cavorting in the oceans, rivers crashing down mountain-height waterfalls, the migratory patterns of several species and many other wonders. Narrated by James Earl Jones. Rated G.
New to videogames? Need a break from first-person shooters? Are you eager to show off your dance skills? Then join us on June 21 at 3 p.m. for our newest gamers club! This month, we're playing Just Dance 4 on Xbox360 Kinect! Snacks provided. Ages 13+.
On Monday, July 8 at 6:30 p.m., join journalist Susan Phillips to explore the consequences of political decisions on people's everday lives using Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling as a case study. For teens and adults. Please register.
Have you ever ordered something online wondering if it's really safe to give them your credit card number? This class, held on Tuesday, July 9 at 11 a.m., will give you the knowledge to help you protect your privacy. Registration required.
Need a place to take a walk or spend some time in the woods? On Tuesday, July 9 at 6 p.m., join library staff members Keith and Drew as they talk about the outdoor places they have biked, hiked and walked.
The library will be closed on July 4th. See you at the fireworks!
On Thursday, July 11 at 4 p.m., Dean Long of Esbenshade's Garden Center will give us a close-up look at how lush, productive vegetable plants can be grown without soil. Learn how earth-friendly hydroponic methods can grow vegetables in any climate and in limited space.
On Thursday, July 11 at 6 p.m., join us for a special Pajama Time with special guest Cylo. Come in your jammies with a favorite snuggle friend. Stories, non-hyper snacks and games provided. Ages 4-6. Registration required.
Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Passport and Village Post Office Hours
Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
550 South Reading Road | Ephrata, PA 17522
717-738-9291 | 717-721-3003
ptalbert at ephratapubliclibrary dot org