Special Events

Support the Lancaster Public Library by attending one or more of the following event


Are You Smarter than a Librarian: Battle of the Decades
Tellus360 * 24 E. King Street, Lancaster
Thursday, October 11  * 6:30 PM
Assemble your team of trivia gurus and all-around smarty pants to take on our fun loving library team, The Dewey Decimators. This time you’ll be tested on your knowledge of all things 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, and early millennial. $25 per team member with teams between 4 – 8 players. This event will sell out!  Register your team today!



ReSort Fall Book Sale * 225 N. Marshall St., Lancaster
Hosted by the Friends of the Lancaster Public Library
Friday, October  12 * 9 AM – 5 PM
Saturday, October 13 * 9 AM – 5 PM
Sunday, October 14 * 9 AM – 5 PM (Half Price Day)

Shop a large assortment of gently used books, CDs, and DVDs. Free parking. Credit cards accepted.




Annual Baubles & Bling Sale * Lancaster Public Library * 125 N. Duke St
Hosted by the Friends of Lancaster Public Library
Thursday, November  1 * 10 AM – 7 PM
Friday, November 2 * 10 AM – 4 PM
Saturday, November 3 * 10 AM – 4 PM (Half Price Day)

Shop a huge selection of gently used fashion and costume jewelry, pins, scarves, handbags and more! Special bling bags especially for crafters! Great prices and credit cards accepted.




Support the Lancaster Public Library!
Friday, November  16 * 12 AM – 11:59 PM

Join in the Lancaster community’s largest day of giving and consider supporting the Lancaster Public Library during the 2018 Extraordinary Give. Giving is easy and helps the library support ongoing free educational and entertainment programs, services, and resources for the community.

On November 16 GIVE EXTRA and support ongoing life-long learning for a thriving Lancaster community.

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The Night Circus * Presented by the Lancaster Public Library
125 N. Duke Street, Lancaster
Friday, December 7  * 7 PM – 11 PM
Library and community enthusiasts are invited to an after-hours, signature benefit like no other. Sip creative cocktails, nosh on inspired cuisine, indulge in circus sweets, enjoy adventurous entertainment, and a mysterious opportunity packaged in a red balloon. We look forward to seeing your at The Night Circus!

More information and to order your Night Circus Admission Tickets!

Sponsorship Packages available now!


Would you like to be a community partner at one of our 2018 special events? Contact Lori Dietrich, Director of Development, via email or by calling 717-394-2651, ext. 119 for more information.