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Dauphin County Library System (Online)

717-234-4961 opt. 6 https://dcls.org

Upcoming Events

June 2021

Free

YA Book Club

June 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 24, 2021

Get together with other readers each week to discuss books that fit The Library’s monthly theme. June’s theme is Juneteenth. This program is for teens, ages 14 – 17. Visit dcls.org/teenevents or call 717-234-4961 opt. 6 to sign up and receive a Discord link.

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How to Land a Summer Job

June 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Need a job, but aren’t sure where to start? Shanna Badders from South Central PA CareerLink will join The Library on Zoom to talk about where to look for a job, and how to ace the interview and land the job. This program is for teens, ages 14 – 18. Visit dcls.org/teenevents or call 717-234-4961 opt. 6 to sign up and receive a Zoom link and instructions.

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Meet Astronaut Scott Altman: Reading into Space

June 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Hear how astronaut Scott Altman, once an average elementary school student, picked up on a challenge from his teacher and his mom to become a better reader, and how that challenge impacted his life. He became a pilot in the Navy, an astronaut on four Space Shuttle flights, and is now president of a company in the aviation and space industry. This program is for all ages. Visit dcls.org/events or call 717-234-4961 opt. 6 to sign up and receive your…

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Tween Dungeons and Dragons

June 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 25, 2021

Adventure? Check. Monsters? Check. A group of swashbuckling adventurers? Check. Battle of some of the worst monstrosities that the fantasy world has to offer. For tweens, ages 10 – 12. Visit dcls.org/explorers or call 717-234-4961 opt. 6 to sign up and receive a Zoom invite and further instruction.

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Discover Table-Top RPGs

June 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 25, 2021

New to table-top game or want to explore other games beyond D&D? RPG expert Jess will introduce some table-top role-playing games and systems including rules-lite InSpectres and dice-free Sleepaway. This program is for role-players of all experience levels. For teens, ages 13 – 18. Visit dcls.org/teenevents or call 717-234-4961 opt. 6 to sign up and receive a link to Discord with further instruction.

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Meet Amy June Bates

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Meet The Library’s summer author and illustrator in residence, Amy June Bates, and hear Amy talk about her books, the process for writing and illustrating them, and peek at her home studio. There will also be an opportunity for questions and answers. Each family in attendance will receive a copy of her book The Big Umbrella to keep. This program is for families with children of all ages. Visit dcls.org/events or call 717-234-4961 opt. 6 to sign up and receive…

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Teen Dungeons and Dragons: Curse of Strahd

June 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Saturday, repeating until June 26, 2021

Dungeon Master Jess leads adventurers through a gothic horror Dungeons and Dragons campaign. Enter the land of Barovia and strive to defeat the vampiric Lord Strahd and save the Barovians from certain doom. This program is recommended for experienced D&D players. Visit dcls.org/teenevents or call 717-234-4961 opt. 6 to sign up and receive a link to Discord with further instruction.

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Grow with Google Series: Protect Yourself from Online Scams

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

In this workshop, a Google presenter will share information about three real-life online scams and highlight some of the techniques scammers commonly use to access sensitive information. Attendees will be empowered to protect themselves and their personal information online. It is recommended that registrants create a Google account before the program so they can walk through the steps with the presenter. This program is for adults, ages 18 and older, and will meet virtually using Google Meet. Registration is required…

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RPG Sampler Series

June 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Try out different tabletop role-playing games. Each session will feature a one-shot campaign of a different RPG. June’s featured game is Pathfinder 2.0. An introductory session for the game begins at 6:30 pm, gameplay starts at 7:00 pm. This program is for adults, ages 18 and older. Visit dcls.org/adultevents or call 717-234-4961 opt. 6 to sign up and receive your Zoom link and further instruction.

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Art Club

June 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Explore and try out a new style of art each week. Basic art supply kits will be available to registrants starting on June 7. Kits can be picked up at any library location. This program is for teens, ages 13 – 18. Visit dcls.org/teenevents or call 717-234-4961 opt. 6 to sign up and receive a Discord link and instructions.

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Talewise presents Unicorns: Break the Cage

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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One event on June 24, 2021 at 6:00pm

Not everything at the city zoo is as it seems. Two curious kids take a closer look and discover what they believe is a unicorn. But unicorns aren’t real ... or are they?! This program is for families with children of all ages. Visit dcls.org/events or call 717-234-4961 opt. 6 to sign up and receive your Zoom link and further instruction.

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Orange You Glad to Be a Reader?

June 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join fellow readers for a discussion circle dedicated to sharing favorite stories with others. Talk about favorite characters, cliff-hangers, and cover art. Discuss favorite authors’ tone of voice and style of prose. The Library’s BookAdvisor staff will be in attendance to make reading suggestions based on favorite reads! This program is for adults, ages 18 and older. Visit dcls.org/adultevents or call 717-234-4961 opt. 6 to sign up and receive your Zoom link and further instruction.

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Spark Joy! Decluttering & Tidying Up

June 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Shannon Huneycutt, a certified KonMari Consultant, will share the life-changing magic of tidying up through her Spark Joy Webinar. She will cover the KonMari philosophy and guiding principles to tidy up once and for all. Participants will leave feeling motivated to Spark Joy in their home, office, and life! Please have a t-shirt and pair of pants ready for a hands-on activity during the program. This program is for adults, ages 18 and older. Visit dcls.org/adultevents or call 717-234-4961 opt.…

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Draw with Amy June Bates

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

The Library’s summer author and illustrator in residence, Amy June Bates, will talk about her drawing process and give some tips, tricks, and instruction. Make sure to come with a piece of paper and something to draw with! This program is for families with children of all ages. Visit dcls.org/events or call 717-234-4961 opt. 6 to sign up and receive your Zoom link and further instruction.

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Lawyers in Libraries: Divorce – Why Is Breaking Up So Hard to Do?

June 24 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

This free presentation is offered by Attorney Lisa M. Watson of Watson Legal Services, PLLC. It is for adults, ages 18 and older. Following the presentation, participants can ask specific questions. Registration is required by visiting dcls.org/adultevents or by calling 717-234-4961 opt. 6. Registrants will receive a Zoom link and further instruction prior to the event.

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Librarians on Twitch

June 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Watch two of The Library’s Youth Services staff members play through popular video games for the first time, possibly poorly. Join in the fun! Head to twitch.tv/dclsteenhangout or find our Twitch stream @dclsteenhangout to watch the action. For tweens and teens, ages 11 – 18. A Twitch account is needed to chat, but not required for viewing.

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Art Club

June 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Explore and try out a new style of art each week. Basic art supply kits will be available to registrants starting on June 7. Kits can be picked up at any library location. This program is for teens, ages 13 – 18. Visit dcls.org/teenevents or call 717-234-4961 opt. 6 to sign up and receive a Discord link and instructions. The Library’s author and illustrator in residence, Amy June Bates, will make a guest appearance to provide an in-depth look into…

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Cartooning in Color with Joe Wos

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Cartoonist Joe Wos shares a peek inside his imagination as he draws, cartoons, and tells a story all at once! Draw along with him and bring questions! This program is for families with children of all ages. Visit dcls.org/events or call 717-234-4961 opt. 6 to sign up and receive your Zoom link and further instruction.

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Spanish Language Conversation Group

June 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Whether you are a native speaker or are beginning to learn the language, we welcome you to come together in community and conversation for an hour of Spanish conversation. This program is for adults, ages 18 and older. Visit dcls.org/adultevents or call 717-234-4961 opt. 6 to sign up and receive your Zoom invite and further instruction.

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Crafternoon with The Library

June 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn how to turn simple knots into beautiful handmade keepsakes this summer. June’s craft will be making a macrame mermaid tail keychain. This program is for adults, ages 18 and older. Visit dcls.org/adultevents or call 717-234-4961 opt. 6 to sign up and receive your Zoom link and further instruction.

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