Union County Public Libraries Holiday and December Events


November 22, 2022 to December 31, 2022

Union County Libraries

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December Programs & Events

Locations are noted before the date and time as WEL - West End Library /

HML- Herr Memorial Library / PLUC - Public Library for Union County

Registration online is noted by * (red asterisk)


Novel Thoughts Book Club *

HML- Thursday, December 1 – 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join fellow book lovers and discuss The Matzah Ball by Jean Meltzer. Register Now

Grief Support Group *

PLUC- Thursday, December 8 – 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Join Donna Miller, Bereavement Coordinator, as she helps guide you through the grief healing process. Register Now

West End Readers *

WEL- Thursday, December 8 – 6:00 pm

Watch the film adaptation of Where the Crawdads Sing. Bring a snack to share and your own beverage. Register Now

Popsicle Stick Sled Ornaments

PLUC- Tuesday, December 13 – During Library Hours

Create your own popsicle stick sled ornaments. Stop by the library during business hours to pick up supplies and directions.

Cooking With Friends *

WEL- Thursday, December 15 – 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Find a holiday-themed recipe from a cookbook at the library, then prepare a dish to share. Register Now

Winter Wreath Wonderland *

HML- Saturday, December 17 – During Library Hours

Create a winter-themed wreath with pine cones, pine boughs, ribbons and more to enjoy all winter long. Make one for yourself or gift it to friend or loved one! $10 per person. Register Now

Elf: Interactive Movie Night - Tween/Teen *

HML- Monday, December 19 – 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Play along with a fun holiday movie about a human raised by Santa’s elves. Goodie bags and scripts provided. Register Now

Embark Book Club: Feed the Mind, Nourish the Soul *

PLUC- Tuesday, December 20 – 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join Yoga Therapist Dawn Shawley and others for enriching conversations based on yoga-related and other inspirational books. Register Now


3D Christmas Cactus - Craft of the Month

WEL- Month of December – During Library Hours

Make a 3D Christmas Cactus. All the pieces are adhesive, no gluing necessary. For ages 3-12. Available while supplies last.

S.U.N. Area Dairy Princess *

WEL- Saturday, December 6 – 10:30 am – 11:30 am

S.U.N. Area Dairy Princess Mary Walter hosts a special holiday activity and storytime at the library. Register Now

Evening Storytime *

PLUC- Tuesday, December 13 – 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Enjoy a storytime celebrating the coming of winter. For ages 3-8 and their parent/caregiver. Register Now

Snow Globes *

HML- Thursday, December 15 – 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Make a sparkly winter snow globe. For Grades K-5. Register Now

Cookies and a Craft

HML- Saturday, December 17 – During Library Hours

Drop in to decorate a cookie and make a winter craft to take home.

Holiday Ornament Craft

PLUC- December 15-17 – During Library Hours

Drop by the library to create an original tree ornament or gather supplies and craft one at home.   

Holiday Make and Take Fun

WEL- Saturday, December 17 – 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Measure out reindeer snack mix, make a mouse tree ornament, play a game, and take home a cookie decorating kit. For ages 3-12. Available while supplies last.

Winter Break Reading Challenge

HML- December 19 - January 2

Keep reading over the holiday break. Choose a new book, read it and write a short review of it to be displayed in the library. Turn in completed reviews by January 2, 2023 to be entered to win prizes! Pick up a form at the library.

Snow Queen Movie Night *

PLUC- Thursday, December 29 – 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Join Elsa (aka Miss Alicia) to watch Frozen 2 and participate in activities based on water, fire, earth, and air. Register Now


Meet Libby the Library Reading App *

PLUC - Monday, Dec. 5 – 6:00 - 7:00 pm

WEL- Tuesday, Dec. 6 – 4:00 - 5:00 pm

HML- Wednesday, Dec. 14 – 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Learn how to sign up, browse, and borrow free eBooks and audiobooks from our digital library using the Libby App. Register Now

Google Your Calendar for the New Year - Digital Literacy Specialty Class

HML- Friday, December 2 – During Library Hours

Drop by the library and learn how to use Google Calendar to schedule important dates and to set personal goals for the new year.

New year, New Booklist - Digital Literacy Specialty Class

HML- Friday, December 2 – During Library Hours

Learn all about Goodreads and/or Excel to make a booklist for the new year.

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New on the Shelf

Place a hold today and be the first to get these titles!

New Adult Fiction

Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter

by Ben Goldfarb

New Teen Fiction

Monarch Rising

by Glenn Harper

New Children's Fiction

Born Behind Bars

by Padma Venkatraman

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Herr Memorial Library

500 Market St., Mifflinburg, PA

The Public Library for Union County

255 Reitz Blvd., Lewisburg, PA

West End Library

45 Ball Park Rd., Laurelton, PA







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