This Wednesday: East Berlin Community Library Groundbreaking Ceremony!

We are excited to announce the date and time for our library expansion and renovation groundbreaking ceremony!

Wednesday, September 2nd at 6:30pm. Please see invitation below this post.

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Fall 2015 Program Calendar Now Available Online!

Its what you have all been waiting for! Our Fall 2015 programming calendar is now available in online form. Paper copies will be in the branch sometime next week!

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We are seeking local artists for our first annual Wine and Art Fest coming up this October at the Back Room Ballroom here in East Berlin. Please see our contract for local artists which I have copied the text of below. For a Microsoft Word version of the contract, email We still have room for local artists left. We accept all types of artists, sculptors, jewelry makers, etc. If you’re a local artist, sign up today and tell your friends!

East Berlin Community Library October l6, 2015, Art and Wine 40th Anniversary Event
Contract with Art Vendors

Art vendor company name______________________________________________
Art vendor telephone number____________________________________________
Art vendor email address_______________________________________________

The event will be held at the Back Room Ballroom, 139 W. King Street, Rear, East Berlin, PA located behind the Lucky Spot Restaurant, from 6 – 9 PM on Friday, October l6, 2015. (parking lot is on the side of the building)

Set up by the vendor will begin at 5 PM. Artists are expected to be in attendance during the entire 3 hour event. Easels for displaying art work will be permitted.

The Library will be responsible for marketing the event, selling tickets to the event, manning the registration table as well as collecting all of the money received for artists’ work sold for the 3 hour evening. At the end of the evening, the library will write checks to each artist for his/her total sales that evening. In lieu of any vendor registration, the Library is asking that 25% commission of the sold items is donated to the library. (i.e. cost of art work is $100, 25% commission or $25.00 would be deducted from the artist’s total check)

The Library will provide tables (72” by 30”) and 2 sitting chairs for each vendor.
Vendor requesting: how many tables____________

Signature of Vendor Date

Signature of Library Director Date

NOTE: Please Return Contracts to East Berlin Community Library, PO Box 1014, East Berlin, PA 17316. Feel free to call 717-259-9000 with any questions or email

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Wheels of Time II: The Wheels Keep Turning

Wheels of Time II: The Wheels Keep Turning books are now available to purchase online through Ebay and For the same price as in the library, with the addition of shipping charges, you can have this quality book which celebrates East Berlin’s 250th Anniversary. We can send all over the United States, so buy one today for friends and family close or far! Get your copy today.

Here are the links directly to the ordering pages of both sites:


Copies are available to purchase in person at the East Berlin Community Library, the East Berlin Borough Hall, and the East Berlin Beverage Distributors!

Buy yours today and support the local community!

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Updated Donation Opportunities

More donation levels continue to sell for naming opportunities in our newly expanded and renovated library. If your family or business is interested in naming opportunities, please contact the Library Director today at 717-259-9000.

Here are the naming opportunities that are still available:



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Donate Online To EBCL!

The East Berlin Community Library has a great new way to donate online through Square. Click on the following link to donate online today….

Click the donation amount you would like to pay by adding that level to your basket. Then check out to process the donation and send it to the library!

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Support the East Berlin Community Library While Ordering On

Hi All,
While you’re ordering your holiday gifts consider this: has a perfect way to do your online shopping this year and support the East Berlin Community Library. Click on the following link or picture below and a percentage of your purchase goes directly to the East Berlin Community Library. It’s that simple! Bookmark it on your computer and use it all year long.
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Our New Library…

The Board of Trustees and Staff of the East Berlin Community Library is excited to formally announce our plans for our Capital Campaign for the expansion and renovation of the East Berlin Community Library. Please click on the big picture below to find out why we need a newly expanded library in East Berlin, how much the new library will cost, and how your family can participate to turn our dream into reality!

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