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COUNTYWIDE SYSTEM UPGRADE

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18  ~The Library System will be upgrading their online catalog and circulation system on Wednesday, January 18th in order to improve services to the public.  Several public libraries have chosen to be closed that day.   Although Manheim Twp Library will be open, there will be limited services  that day.   There will be no access to the catalog nor self-checks.  Checking in items will not be possible, and checking out items will be slow and cards will be required.  Many of our online databases will not be available.  Our children's programs will be held as usual and the public computers will be available for use.  In short, this is not a day to...
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DEATH CAFE

Sat., Jan. 21st @ 1:00 PM ~ At a Death Cafe people gather to eat cake and cookies, drink tea or coffee and discuss death. Our objective is 'to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives. A Death Cafe is a group directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives or themes. It is a social gathering and discussion group rather than a grief support or counseling session. Death Cafes are always offered in an accessible, respectful and confidential space, with no intention of leading people to any conclusion, product or course of action, alongside refreshing drinks and nourishing food – and cake!  Meet a death doulah and, if you have the time after the conversations...

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