Special Events

Support the Lancaster Public Library and it’s branches by attending one of the following special events.


Celebrity Bartender Night @ Max’s Eatery
38 W. King Street, Lancaster 
Wednesday, July 17  * 5  – 8 PM

Our Book-loving celebrity team will serve up literary inspired cocktails, and 100% of ALL Bar tips will benefit the library! Additionally, $1 from every signature drink sold will benefit LPL. Invite your friends and co-workers for this fun night out. Hosted by the Friends of Lancaster Public Library. Live entertainment provided by Kevin Beerman. 


Mountville Branch Community Night @ Scoops Ice Cream & Grille
312 Primrose Lane, Mountville 
Tuesday, August 13 * 5 PM – 8 PM

Enjoy a bite to eat and some tasty ice cream all in support of the Mountville Branch. 20% of all items sold during this time will benefit the branch. Invite your friends and family! 


3rd Annual Garage Sale at the Book ReSort
225 N. Marshall Street, Lancaster
Friday, August 16 * 7 AM – 4 PM
Saturday, August 17 * 7 AM – 3 PM

Collectibles, Glassware, Toys, Games, Office Supplies and so much more! Free parking and credit cards accepted. 


The Queen of the Night 
125 N. Duke Street, Lancaster
Friday, December 6 * 7 PM – 11 PM

Save the date for the most imaginative event of the year as the Library brings to life the historical fiction and award winning novel, The Queen of the Night by Alexander Chee. A dramatic transformation of the library will transport guests to 19th century France complete with pop-up opera performances, inspired cuisine and cocktails, dancing, and several themed surprises. Tickets on sale September 6.

Sponsorship opportunities available now! 



Would you like to be a community partner at one of our 2019 special events? Contact Lori Dietrich, Director of Development, via email or by calling 717-394-2651, ext. 119 for more information.