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Craft Fair Fundraiser for Elizabethtown Public Library

Oct 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Elizabethtown Public Library invites everyone to attend the fourth annual Elizabethtown Public Library Craft Fair at the Library on Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13.

“This year is the greatest fair we have had to date,” said Outreach Services Coordinator Bethleen Bradford. We have more than forty vendors with a tremendous variety of crafts, home sales vendors, and even cash for gold. People will be able to shop all over the Library, win prizes, and help the Library and local businesses.”

Elizabethtown Public Library will also be open more hours this year as the Library is participating in Etown’s Second Friday from 5-8pm on Friday, October 12 in addition to regular Saturday hours on October 13th from 9am-4pm.

Items for sale include handcrafted Polish pottery and Baltic amber set in sterling silvery, clay ornaments, upcycled crafts and clothing, Vintage maps and books given new life as note cards, handmade solid perfume, herbal cleaning products, hand-crocheted and knitted market bags, shawls, scarves, baby blankets and booties, afghans, dishcloths and potholders, bags and pillows with animal faces, handcrafted jewelry, trees of life interchangeable pendants, jars of hope, candles, greeting cards, fiber art, and so much more.

An extra special bonus this year will be the offering of cash for gold with a percentage of any sales going to the Library. There will be a number of vendors promoting home, party or catalog businesses including scrapbooking, perfumes, candles, bags and totes, jewelry, Organic and natural liquid whole food supplement, and home decor. There will be an author signing and selling her books. In addition, several vendors are working to support special projects including cancer awareness and international relief efforts. There will be some demonstrations including weaving, fondue making, and jewelry crafting.

Much more information about the Craft Fair is available at the Library website ( Go to Elizabethtown Public Library Craft Fair’s Facebook page to see lots of pictures of items for sale.

Elizabethtown Public Library is located at 10 South Market Street (near the Square) in Elizabethtown, PA. Elizabethtown Public Library offers traditional Library services, passport acceptance, various programs for people of all ages, and a used bookstore run by volunteers to support the Library. For additional information, please visit the Library website at or contact Elizabethtown Public Library at (717) 367-7467 or

Parking is available behind the Library, off High Street, as well as on street parking in front of the Library and in various local municipal lots.

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