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Karla Trout, Executive Director of the Library System of Lancaster County, is interviewed on Agati Video Podcast. Trout shares her journey to libraries, the past year and a half, and her thoughts on reimagining spaces moving forward. ...

                  In 2013, Karen Payonk, Youth Services Director at the Lititz Public Library, initiated the first 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program in Lancaster County. Due to her encouragement and success stories, Renee Christiansen,...

Greg Pilotti

June 27, 2018—When officials of the Columbia Public Library launched the renovation and new addition of the library, they anticipated that the completed project would be a real treasure for the community.  With the upcoming grand opening of the new library, their anticipation...

bookmobile

The Library System of Lancaster System has a new bookmobile – The Possibility Machine! The new Bookmobile has been in production for the past several months and will replace the current bookmobile that has served Lancaster County residents for the past 17 years.  Purchase of...