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BIG Book Sale CLEAN UP Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Lancaster Public Library

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The Friends of Lancaster Public Library are hosting their 67th annual BIG Book Sale in a few weeks. The sale will take place May 23-25 at the former Bon-Ton building at Park City Center.

We are MOST in need of volunteers to assist with teardown Wednesday, May 25 from 6-9PM. We remove everything from the facility, including unsold books, tables, and signs. The more help we have, the quicker it goes! Volunteers must be over the age of 14.

  • There is no need to sign up for this volunteer opportunity, just drop by and we’ll put you to work.
  • Enter the former Bon Ton building via doors on the east side of the building (Boscov’s side).
  • Ages 14+ please
  • This role will require walking, bending, and lifting up to 40 lbs. Accommodations available upon request
  • Please wear closed-toe shoes and appropriate clothing
  • Space will be available to safely store small items like a coat, keys, purse, water bottle or packed lunch/snack
  • Limited volunteer opportunities may be available during the book sale. Contact lkaliss@lancasterpubliclibrary.org to learn more.

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About Lancaster Public Library

Location:

125 N DUKE ST, LANCASTER, PA 17602, US

Mission Statement

The Lancaster Public Library inspires, empowers, and strengthens our community by connecting people with information, ideas, and enriching experiences.

Description

LancasterPublic Library

The Lancaster Public Library is a 501 (C)(3) Not-For-Profit agency representing a 14 municipality service area with three branches in the communtiy. It provides public access to a variety of services, programs and information resources to enhance individual knowledge, community enrichment and economic vitality. The Library currently has 75,000 card holders.

The Lancaster Public Library offers the most free services by anyLancasterCountynon-profit. With over 400,000 patron visits recorded in 2011, it offered over 800 programs for children and youth and adults and The Duke Street Business Center assisted 1400 businesses in 2010 .The Library provides over 300,000 books , periodicals, DVDs, CDs, Audiobooks and Kindles as well as materials for children and adults in fourteen world languages. Unique in theU.S.is theAutismResourceCenteropening in 2010. The Center provides a welcoming environment for individuals with Autism, their teachers, families and support specialists. Hundreds of print, audio and video materials as well as computers and Boardmaker software are available.

The Lancaster Library Company was formed and in 1759..
Today, the Lancaster Public Library consists of theDuke Street(main)library with branches in LPL East-Leola Branch and LPL West-Mountville Branch. These sites provide direct library service to approximately 40 per cent ofLancasterCounty's population in fourteen municipalities. It also serves as State designatedLibraryCenter providing interlibrary loan and reference service to its service area.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Education & Literacy
Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

Wed May 25, 2022
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

WHERE

Park City CenterFormer Bon Ton BuildingLancaster, PA 17601

(40.07209,-76.30583)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14
  • 3 hours

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