The Marshall Street Bookstore, a part of the Lancaster Public Library, has a new volunteer manager. Carol Kloss took the new position the end of August.
Kloss has an extensive history with libraries. She was a volunteer at Strasburg-Heisler Library. She also served as director at the Well Spring Library of Lancaster General Hospital, located at the Suburban Health Pavilion. Kloss previously taught in the School District of Lancaster.
The bookstore is instituting monthly special displays. October's feature is Halloween and horror stories. Children's items and scary adult novels and videos are highlighted.
Starting in November, the staff will gather new or gently used books, CDs, and DVDs that will be on display until January. The bookstore will feature cookbooks in January. February will feature romance, Christian romance, and mysteries. In March, gardening books will be on display. April will feature books on cities, countries, and traveling.
The Marshall Street Bookstore is located at 225 N. Marshall St., Lancaster. For more information, readers may call 717-295-1950. The bookstore is open on Mondays to Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
All books are donated, and proceeds from sales support the Lancaster Public Library.