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Lancaster Public Library

125 N Duke St
Lancaster,  PA 17602

Phone: (717) 394-2651

Lancaster Public Library

As one of the oldest public libraries in the country, Lancaster Public Library has been providing library service in Lancaster for over 250 years and has nearly 1,500 visitors a day. Lancaster Public Library has three locations in the county including the main branch at 125 N Duke Street in the City of Lancaster, the Mountville Branch at 120 College Ave, Mountville, and the Leola Branch at 46 Hillcrest Ave, Leola.

Our free public library services include:
»Adult, children’s, and teen books, periodicals, and audiovisuals from a collection of nearly 200,000 individual items;
»Research, business, and historical reference collections;
»Research assistance by skilled professional reference librarians;
»Educational, recreational, and cultural programs and events for children, teens, adults, and seniors in collaboration community organizations;
»Online computer Internet access as well as computer instruction for people of all ages;
»Online access to databases;
»Public meeting rooms for approved community activities;
»Quiet research and training areas;
»Special language collections

In addition to basic library services, Lancaster Public Library offers special and unique information services to specific groups of individuals in the community like the Duke Street Business Center, the World Languages Collection, and the Autism Resource Collection.

It's our mission to be the leading community resource for culture and lifelong learning.

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  • Feature Film Friday
    02:00 PM - 08/25/2017

    At Lancaster Public Library

    Beat the heat & join us for Feature Film Friday starting on June 2nd and running every other Friday through August. We'll be picking a random blockbuster movie from...

  • Preschool Yoga
    10:30 AM - 08/28/2017

    At Lancaster Public Library

    Lancaster Public Library is partnering with A.I.M. to Empower to provide a simple, structured, and unique yoga program for children! A certified yoga instructor...

  • Many Faces One LPL
    05:30 PM - 09/01/2017

    At Lancaster Public Library

    The world is constantly changing and so is the Lancaster Public Library. We have a few new faces hanging around the library. Please drop-in on Friday, September...

  • Books and Baseball
    01:00 PM - 09/03/2017

    At Lancaster Public Library

    Help the Lancaster Public Library hit it out of the park when you attend a Books and Baseball game at Clipper Magazine Stadium! You can help add hundreds of books,...

  • First Thursday Latino at Lancaster Public Library
    06:00 PM - 09/07/2017

    At Lancaster Public Library

    Join us for the September First Thursday Latino networking event at Lancaster Public Library. Learn about the exciting events we'll be hosting for the NEA Big Read. 6PM...

  • Books and Baseball
    01:00 PM - 09/10/2017

    At Lancaster Public Library

    Help the Lancaster Public Library hit it out of the park when you attend a Books and Baseball game at Clipper Magazine Stadium! You can help add hundreds of books,...

  • Family Yoga
    06:00 PM - 09/12/2017

    At Lancaster Public Library

    Lancaster Public Library is partnering with A.I.M. to Empower to provide a simple, structured, and unique yoga program for families. A certified yoga instructor...

  • Reading with Gracie the Dog!
    10:30 AM - 09/16/2017

    At Lancaster Public Library

    Local author Sandy Asher and Gracie, her KPETS registered therapy dog will be at the library to listen to children in 1st – 4th grade read. Gracie loves listening...

  • Reading with Gracie the Dog!
    10:30 AM - 10/28/2017

    At Lancaster Public Library

    Local author Sandy Asher and Gracie, her KPETS registered therapy dog will be at the library to listen to children in 1st – 4th grade read. Gracie loves listening...

  • Reading with Gracie the Dog!
    10:30 AM - 11/18/2017

    At Lancaster Public Library

    Local author Sandy Asher and Gracie, her KPETS registered therapy dog will be at the library to listen to children in 1st – 4th grade read. Gracie loves listening...

  • Reading with Gracie the Dog!
    10:30 AM - 12/16/2017

    At Lancaster Public Library

    Local author Sandy Asher and Gracie, her KPETS registered therapy dog will be at the library to listen to children in 1st – 4th grade read. Gracie loves listening...

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