Special Events

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

Friends of Mountville Branch Spring Book Sale
Mountville Church of the Brethren, 60 Clay Street, Mountville 
Friday, March 22 * 10 AM – 7 PM 
Saturday, March 23 * 9 AM – 2 PM 
Shop hundreds of gentle used books, audio books, and DVDs at fabulous prices. Free parking. Credit cards accepted. Onsite refreshment sales support the Mountville Branch Library so come hungry!



Annual Adopt-a-Book Event
Lancaster Public Library * 125 N. Duke St. 
Friday, April 12 * 5 PM – 6 PM (Friends of the Library Members Only)
 6 PM – 8 PM – Open to the public 
Enjoy refreshments and entertainment while you browse hundreds of titles that need adopted into the library collection.  RSVP or make a donation today!


Friends of Mountville Branch Plant Sale
Held outside the Mountville Branch, 120 College Avenue, Mountville
Friday, May 17 * 10 – 5 PM
Saturday, May 18 * 10 AM – 1 PM

Contact the Mountville Branch to preorder annuals provided by Miller’s Greenhouse – 717-285-3231.



Annual BIG Book Sale
F & M Alumni Center, Lancaster
Monday, May 20 * 7 AM – 8 PM
Tuesday, May 21 * 9 AM – 8 PM
Wednesday, May 22 * 9 AM – 6 PM (Half Price Day)

The book sale you wait for ALL year! Shop thousands of gently used books, DVDs, records, and more! Free parking and credit cards accepted.



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.