August 2023 Adult Newsletter


~ Library Programs ~


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Trivia Night!

Thursday, August 10, 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Enjoy a night of trivia at the library as Quiz Bowl veteran Phil Gruber challenges how much we know! We’ll also have prizes and refreshments. For adults and high school age teens. Click here to register.


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In A Pretty Pickle!

Thursday, August 17, 6:00 – 7:00 pm. We welcome back naturalist and educator Lisa Sanchez, who will guide us in the methods of preservation known as pickling! For adults, teens, and older kids. Click here to register.


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Mid-Day Matinee

Friday, August 18, 1:00 pm. Bring your favorite movie snack and join us for this month’s selection. Please call the library for the movie’s title. Best for adults ages 18+


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1:1 Computer Help

PA CareerLink® of Lancaster County will be at the library every Wednesday from 10 am to 3 pm to give resume and interview tips and help you with job searching, leveling up your computer skills, exploring careers, and much more!


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Chess Club

Saturday, August 5, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Come join our monthly chess club for adults and older teens (16+). All levels are welcome; we have a coach available to help you learn! Click here to register.


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Afternoon Book Club

Wednesday, August 9, 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Join us for a monthly gathering of book lovers! This month we will be discussing The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff. Click here to register.

~ Other Library Offerings ~


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Silent Auctions

Check out the silent auction items in the library lobby! The Friends of the Library add new things each month, and the proceeds support your library!


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Virtual Sticker Posters

Get “stuck” on our virtual sticker posters!
Click here to begin, or visit our website and click on the “Virtual Offerings” tab. New posters are added as each one is finished.


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Book donations

The Friends of the Library are accepting donations of new or gently used books and puzzles on Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm.

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~ Resources & Opportunities ~


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Join the Friends!

The Friends of the Library are looking for help as they support the library by holding book sales and an annual holiday cookie and gift sale, operating the bookstore, running food services during Go-Fore Golf, and more. Any time you can offer is greatly appreciated! Click here for more information.


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Volunteer at the library!

Do you need volunteer or community service hours or simply want to connect more with the community? Click here for information on the many opportunities available!

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Looking for a way to help the community? Solanco Neighborhood Ministries is currently in need of the following items:
  • Boxed mashed potatoes
  • Boxed scalloped or au gratin potatoes
  • Whole grain pasta
  • Knorr pasta sides
  • Nissin ramen or cup noodles
  • Chef Boyardee micro meals
  • Snack on the Run (tuna or chicken)
  • Canned chicken (12.5 oz.)
  • Canned salmon
  • Canned corned beef or Spam
  • Low salt canned soup
  • Vienna sausages
  • Triscuits or Wheat Thins
  • Granola bars
  • Rice Krispie treats
  • Pop tarts
  • Juice boxes
  • Applesauce cups
  • Fruit cups
  • Pudding cups
  • Diapers (size 6)
  • Baby wipes

Donations may be dropped off Monday through Thursday, 9 am – 4 pm and Friday, 9 am – 12 pm.

Address: 14 South Church Street, Quarryville, PA 17566
Phone number: (717) 786-4308

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