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September 2018 Youth & Family Events

Saturday, September 1

Library CLOSED in observance of Memorial Day. Adult D&D Club moved to September 29.

Tuesday, September 4

10 – 11:30 am: Preschool Meet-Up
A casual, weekly meet-up for parents with preschool-age children! Bring the little ones, gather in our Early Literacy Lab, and play the morning away. A great way to meet other local parents and caregivers and for your child to make new friends.
(Best for children ages 3 – 5 years old and their parents/caregivers. Older and younger siblings welcome!)

Wednesday, September 5

10 – 11:30 am: Toddler Meet-Up
A casual meet-up for parents with toddlers! Bring the little ones, gather in our Early Literacy Lab, and play the morning away. A great way to meet other local parents and caregivers and for your toddler to make new friends.
(Best for children ages 1 – 3 years old and their parents/caregivers. Older siblings welcome!)

Thursday, September 6

4:15 – 5:30 pm: Junior Master Gardener Club Meeting
If you and your child are interested in gardening, check out our new Junior Master Gardener Club! We plan to learn about gardening and cultivating various types of plants, including vegetables and flowers.
(Best for children ages 6 – 12 and a caregiver.)

6 pm: Family Movie Night – New Time!
Join us for a FREE movie and popcorn in a family friendly atmosphere! All ages welcome – Movies Rated G or PG. This month, we’re watching a film about a prehistoric soccer game. Please contact the library at 717-786-1336 for the specific title. Popcorn provided by the library!
(All ages welcome)

Friday, September 7

10:30 – 11 am: Story Time with Hank: Nutrition
Join us for this special Wee Readers Family Story Time, featuring special guest, Hank the Health Hero!
What happens if you give Hank a box of cookies? Is a cookie a healthy snack? Join us for Story Time with Hank the Health Hero and find out! The lovable puppet Hank and his friend will be reading a special book all about healthy habits. After the story, you get to make a craft to take home. Hope to see you there! Presented by CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health.
(Ages 0-7 years with a caregiver.)

5:30 – 7:30 pm: Teen Anime Club – Canceled
Both of the September meetings of the Teen Anime Club are canceled. We’ll see you in October!

Saturday, September 8

1 pm – 4:30 pm: Teen Dungeons & Dragons Club
Join the quest in our bi-monthly Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game!
(For ages 12 – 18.)

Tuesday, September 11

10 – 11:30 am: Preschool Meet-Up
A casual, weekly meet-up for parents with preschool-age children! Bring the little ones, gather in our Early Literacy Lab, and play the morning away. A great way to meet other local parents and caregivers and for your child to make new friends.
(Best for children ages 3 – 5 years old and their parents/caregivers. Older and younger siblings welcome!)

Wednesday, September 12

10 – 11:30 am: Toddler Meet-Up
A casual meet-up for parents with toddlers! Bring the little ones, gather in our Early Literacy Lab, and play the morning away. A great way to meet other local parents and caregivers and for your toddler to make new friends.
(Best for children ages 1 – 3 years old and their parents/caregivers. Older siblings welcome!)

Thursday, September 13

4:15 – 5:30 pm: Junior Master Gardener Club Meeting
If you and your child are interested in gardening, check out our new Junior Master Gardener Club! We plan to learn about gardening and cultivating various types of plants, including vegetables and flowers.
(Best for children ages 6 – 12 and a caregiver.)

6 – 7 pm: Learn Spanish with Solanco High School Students
Workshop about the Spanish language, taught by Solanco High School Students and held at the Quarryville Library! Workshop scheduled for the following dates: September: Thurs. 9/13 & Thurs., 9/27; October: Wed. 10/10 & Thurs. 10/25; November: Wed. 11/7 & Thurs. 11/15.
Limited to 20 participants, so registration is preferred. Walk-ins welcome as class size allows. Register on the library website at www.quarryvillelibrary.org, call us at 717-786-1336, or email us at library@quarryvillelibrary.org.
(Best for ages 7 – 10.)

Friday, September 14

5 – 5:30 pm: Teen Leadership Group Meeting
A volunteer initiative for teens! Do you want to make a difference at your library? Consider joining the Teen Leadership Group at the Quarryville Library! This is a group of teens who volunteer to plan, promote, and run programs and activities for kids and teens in the library. They also help us choose what items to buy for the library. Come to the meeting and find out what it’s all about!
(For ages 13 – 18.)

Saturday, September 15

11 am – 3:30 pm: Open Board Game Time
Open board game time in the library! Bring your favorite board games to share with the group.
(Ages 12 +)

Tuesday, September 18

10 – 11:30 am: Preschool Meet-Up
A casual, weekly meet-up for parents with preschool-age children! Bring the little ones, gather in our Early Literacy Lab, and play the morning away. A great way to meet other local parents and caregivers and for your child to make new friends.
(Best for children ages 3 – 5 years old and their parents/caregivers. Older and younger siblings welcome!)

Wednesday, September 19

10 – 11:30 am: Toddler Meet-Up
A casual meet-up for parents with toddlers! Bring the little ones, gather in our Early Literacy Lab, and play the morning away. A great way to meet other local parents and caregivers and for your toddler to make new friends.
(Best for children ages 1 – 3 years old and their parents/caregivers. Older siblings welcome!)

Thursday, September 20

4:15 – 5:30 pm: Junior Master Gardener Club Meeting
If you and your child are interested in gardening, check out our new Junior Master Gardener Club! We plan to learn about gardening and cultivating various types of plants, including vegetables and flowers.
(Best for children ages 6 – 12 and a caregiver.)

Friday, September 21

10:30 – 11 am: Wee Readers Family Story Time
Join us for our Family Story Times, which include a mix of stories, crafts, songs and fun! You never know what we’ll be doing next! For children and their caregivers.
(Ages 1-5 years with a caregiver.)

5:30 – 7:30 pm: Teen Anime Club – Canceled
This meeting is canceled because of the Solanco Fair. The next meeting is October 5.

Saturday, September 22

1 pm – 4:30 pm: Teen Dungeons & Dragons Club
Join the quest in our bi-monthly Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game!
(For ages 12 and up.)

Tuesday, September 25

10 – 11:30 am: Preschool Meet-Up
A casual, weekly meet-up for parents with preschool-age children! Bring the little ones, gather in our Early Literacy Lab, and play the morning away. A great way to meet other local parents and caregivers and for your child to make new friends.
(Best for children ages 3 – 5 years old and their parents/caregivers. Older and younger siblings welcome!)

Wednesday, September 26

10 – 11:30 am: Toddler Meet-Up
A casual meet-up for parents with toddlers! Bring the little ones, gather in our Early Literacy Lab, and play the morning away. A great way to meet other local parents and caregivers and for your toddler to make new friends.
(Best for children ages 1 – 3 years old and their parents/caregivers. Older siblings welcome!)

6 pm: Ready, Set, Play to Learn! Motor Skills Workshop
Local physical therapy professional teaches workshop devoted to young children’s motor development (balance, posture, dexterity & more). The workshop will also cover things you can do in your everyday routine to develop these important skills.
Registration suggested, but walk-ins also welcome. If desired, please register on our website at www.quarryvillelibrary.org, by calling 717-786-1336, or by emailing library@quarryvillelibrary.org.
(Best for ages Newborn – 4 years with a caregiver.)

Thursday, September 27

10 – 10:30 am: Parachute Play
Thirty minutes of fun with a parachute plus silly songs and rhymes will be just what your child needs to get the wiggles out! Bubbles, balls, and other props will ensure that the fun never stops!
(Ages 1 – 3 years with a caregiver)

10:45 – 11:15 am: Parachute Games
It’s parachute fun for the preschool crowd! Songs, rhymes, and games to keep your preschooler moving, laughing, and having fun! 30 minutes.
(Ages 3-6 years with a caregiver)

4:15 – 5:30 pm: Junior Master Gardener Club Meeting
If you and your child are interested in gardening, check out our new Junior Master Gardener Club! We plan to learn about gardening and cultivating various types of plants, including vegetables and flowers.
(Best for children ages 6 – 12 and a caregiver.)

6 – 7 pm: Learn Spanish with Solanco High School Students
Workshop about the Spanish language, taught by Solanco High School Students and held at the Quarryville Library! Workshop scheduled for the following dates: September: Thurs. 9/13 & Thurs., 9/27; October: Wed. 10/10 & Thurs. 10/25; November: Wed. 11/7 & Thurs. 11/15.
Limited to 20 participants, so registration is preferred. Walk-ins welcome as class size allows. Register on the library website at www.quarryvillelibrary.org, call us at 717-786-1336, or email us at library@quarryvillelibrary.org.
(Best for ages 7 – 10.)

Friday, September 28

The Library is CLOSED today, September 28, for an in-service training day.

Saturday, September 29

1 pm – 4:30 pm: Adult Dungeons & Dragons Club – Special Day!
A club for adults devoted to playing the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game! One meeting per month, first Saturday. This meeting is scheduled to replace the one canceled for Labor Day.
(For ages 18 and up.)

June 2018 Events & Activities for Youth & Families

Register on our website events calendar, by calling 717-783-1336, or emailing library@quarryvillelibrary.org.

Friday, June 1

10:30 – 11 am: Wee Readers
Join us for our Family Story Times, which include a mix of stories, crafts, songs and fun! You never know what we’ll be doing next! For children and their caregivers.
(Ages 1-5 years with a caregiver.)

5:30 – 7:30 pm: Teen Anime Club
Do you love anime? Check out this club! Watch anime, have some snacks, and socialize. Content will be PG/PG13. First and third Friday of the month. More info about the club here.
(For ages 13 – 18.)

Saturday, June 2

1 pm – 4:30 pm: Adult Dungeons & Dragons Club
A club for adults devoted to playing the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game! One meeting per month, first Saturday.
(For ages 18 and up.)

1 – 3 pm: Summer Reading Kick-Off
Summer reading 2018 has arrived! Stop in between 1 and 3 pm to pick up your summer reading logs, sign up for special summer reading activities and events, and help us color our GIANT coloring page! Back by popular demand: Adopt a Friend to practice your reading skills with! (While supplies last.)
(For all ages)

Tuesday, June 5

10 – 11:30 am: Preschool Meet-Up
A casual, weekly meet-up for parents with preschool-age children! Bring the little ones, gather in our Early Literacy Lab, and play the morning away. A great way to meet other local parents and caregivers and for your child to make new friends.
(Best for children ages 3 – 5 years old and their parents/caregivers. Older and younger siblings welcome!)

Wednesday, June 6

10 – 11:30 am: Toddler Meet-Up
A casual meet-up for parents with toddlers! Bring the little ones, gather in our Early Literacy Lab, and play the morning away. A great way to meet other local parents and caregivers and for your toddler to make new friends.
(Best for children ages 1 – 3 years old and their parents/caregivers. Older siblings welcome!)

6 – 7 pm: Summer Lego® Club
Join our Lego® Design Team & build creations to be displayed in the library! Every week this summer, we’ll build creations out of the Library’s collection of Lego® Bricks. Join us for some creative building fun! We’ll give away 2 mini-figures each week, and you can enter to win one of our grand prizes: a Lego set to be given away, one at week 5 and another at week 11 of the club. Sponsored by Coatesville Savings Bank.
(All ages welcome, best for ages 5 +)

Thursday, June 7

4:15 – 5:30 pm: Junior Master Gardener Club Meeting
If you and your child are interested in gardening, check out our new Junior Master Gardener Club! We plan to learn about gardening and cultivating various types of plants, including vegetables and flowers.
(Best for children ages 6 – 12 and a caregiver.)

6:30 pm: Family Movie Night
Join us for a FREE movie and popcorn in a family friendly atmosphere! All ages welcome – Movies Rated G or PG. This month, we’re watching a popular sequel starring a charming bear, on a quest to buy a gift for his grandmother. Please contact the library at 717-786-1336 for the specific title. Popcorn provided by the library!
(All ages welcome)

Saturday, June 9

10 – 11 am: Ready, Set, Play to Learn!
As our children develop, we often have questions: are they developing motor skills the way they should, when should we be concerned, how can we help them develop their motor skills? This introductory session will focus on an overview of motor development. Taught by a local physical therapy professional. Limited to 20 children/session, 6 sessions total, registration requested.
(For ages birth through 4 and their caregivers)

1 pm – 4:30 pm: Teen Dungeons & Dragons Club
Join the quest in our bi-monthly Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game!
(For ages 12 and up.)

Sunday, June 10

10:30 – 11 am: Teen Leadership Group Meeting
A volunteer initiative for teens! Do you want to make a difference at your library? Consider joining the Teen Leadership Group at the Quarryville Library! This is a group of teens who volunteer to plan, promote, and run programs and activities for kids and teens in the library. Come to the meeting and find out what it’s all about!
(For ages 13 – 18.)

11 am – 6 pm: Summer Teen Lock-In
Join the Quarryville Library for our summer teen lock-in, run by the library’s Teen Leadership Group! Movies, games, and hijinks all day! Nerf war? Check! Karaoke? You betcha! Parental permission required. Permissions slips are available on our website and at the library; please return it by Friday, June 8.
(Ages 13—18)

Tuesday, June 12

10 – 11:30 am: Preschool Meet-Up
A casual, weekly meet-up for parents with preschool-age children! Bring the little ones, gather in our Early Literacy Lab, and play the morning away. A great way to meet other local parents and caregivers and for your child to make new friends.
(Best for children ages 3 – 5 years old and their parents/caregivers. Older and younger siblings welcome!)

Wednesday, June 13

10 – 11:30 am: Toddler Meet-Up
A casual meet-up for parents with toddlers! Bring the little ones, gather in our Early Literacy Lab, and play the morning away. A great way to meet other local parents and caregivers and for your toddler to make new friends.
(Best for children ages 1 – 3 years old and their parents/caregivers. Older siblings welcome!)

6 – 7 pm: Summer Lego® Club
Join our Lego® Design Team & build creations to be displayed in the library! Every week this summer, we’ll build creations out of the Library’s collection of Lego® Bricks. Join us for some creative building fun! We’ll give away 2 mini-figures each week, and you can enter to win one of our grand prizes: a Lego set to be given away, one at week 5 and another at week 11 of the club. Sponsored by Coatesville Savings Bank.
(All ages welcome, best for ages 5 +)

Thursday, June 14

10 – 10:30 am: Parachute Play
Thirty minutes of fun with a parachute plus silly songs and rhymes will be just what your child needs to get the wiggles out! Bubbles, balls, and other props will ensure that the fun never stops!
(Ages 1 – 3 years with a caregiver)

10:45 – 11:15 am: Parachute Games
It’s parachute fun for the preschool crowd! Songs, rhymes, and games to keep your preschooler moving, laughing, and having fun! 30 minutes.
(Ages 3-6 years with a caregiver)

2 – 3 pm: Junkyard Drumming!
Students will learn about the basics of rhythm using everyday objects to create a cohesive whole!
This program focuses on active learning and participation. It will get loud, but will showcase how with teamwork and cooperation, we can create something exciting. Presented by Heads Up Lancaster, with Jehovanny “Jeo” Ramos.
(Ages 8+)

4:15 – 5:30 pm: Junior Master Gardener Club Meeting
If you and your child are interested in gardening, check out our new Junior Master Gardener Club! We plan to learn about gardening and cultivating various types of plants, including vegetables and flowers.
(Best for children ages 6 – 12 and a caregiver.)

Friday, June 15

10:30 – 11 am: Special Corduroy Family Story Time!
Today’s Wee Readers Family Story Time is featuring a visit from our favorite trouser-wearing bear, Corduroy!
For families with young children.
(Ages 1-5 years with a caregiver.)

5:30 – 7:30 pm: Teen Anime Club
Do you love anime? Check out this club! Watch anime, have some snacks, and socialize. Content will be PG/PG13. First and third Friday of the month. More info about the club here.
(For ages 13 – 18.)

Saturday, June 16

10 – 11 am: Ready, Set, Play to Learn!
A continuation of our motor-skill workshop This week’s focus is strength and balance. Taught by a local physical therapy professional. Limited to 20 children/session, 6 sessions total, registration requested.
(For ages birth through 4 and their caregivers)

11 am – 3:30 pm: Open Board Game Time
Open board game time in the library! Bring your favorite board games to share with the group.
(Ages 12 +)

Tuesday, June 19

10 – 11:30 am: Preschool Meet-Up
A casual, weekly meet-up for parents with preschool-age children! Bring the little ones, gather in our Early Literacy Lab, and play the morning away. A great way to meet other local parents and caregivers and for your child to make new friends.
(Best for children ages 3 – 5 years old and their parents/caregivers. Older and younger siblings welcome!)

10:30 am – 11:30 am: Summer STEM Explorers
Join the Quarryville Library for our series of STEM exploration programs! Each week will feature a different theme: this week is Biology & Ecology. We’ll be using wildlife kits to learn about animals native to Pennsylvania! Limited to 10 participants per day. Tuesday content will be repeated on Wednesday. If desired, you can register and attend both days.
(Best for ages 8 – 12.)

2 – 3 pm: Workin’ on the Railroad
Presented by the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania. Explore railroad-related jobs using a portable model train layout and hands-on railroad artifacts!
(All ages.)

Wednesday, June 20

10 – 11:30 am: Toddler Meet-Up
A casual meet-up for parents with toddlers! Bring the little ones, gather in our Early Literacy Lab, and play the morning away. A great way to meet other local parents and caregivers and for your toddler to make new friends.
(Best for children ages 1 – 3 years old and their parents/caregivers. Older siblings welcome!)

10:30 am – 11:30 am: Summer STEM Explorers
Join the Quarryville Library for our series of STEM exploration programs! Each week will feature a different theme: this week is Biology & Ecology. We’ll be using wildlife kits to learn about animals native to Pennsylvania! Limited to 10 participants per day.
(Best for ages 8 – 12.)

6 – 7 pm: Summer Lego® Club
Join our Lego® Design Team & build creations to be displayed in the library! Every week this summer, we’ll build creations out of the Library’s collection of Lego® Bricks. Join us for some creative building fun! We’ll give away 2 mini-figures each week, and you can enter to win one of our grand prizes: a Lego set to be given away, one at week 5 and another at week 11 of the club. Sponsored by Coatesville Savings Bank.
(All ages welcome, best for ages 5 +)

Thursday, June 21

10:30 – 11:30 am: Rocks are a Blast from the Past
What is a rock and how are they formed? Learn about the difference between a rock and mineral, and how rocks create an earthquake. Bring camera, and take a picture of yourself with replica of a real T-Rex footprint!
(Ages 6 +)

1 – 2 pm: Summer Spanish Workshop
Buenos días! Learn or practice your Spanish at our Summer Spanish Workshop, taught by a local university professor. Each week, we’ll learn words and phrases based on themes from the animated film Coco. Pre-watching the film is encouraged but not required. Registration is required, limited to 20 participants.
(For ages 8 – 12.)

4:15 – 5:30 pm: Junior Master Gardener Club Meeting
If you and your child are interested in gardening, check out our new Junior Master Gardener Club! We plan to learn about gardening and cultivating various types of plants, including vegetables and flowers.
(Best for children ages 6 – 12 and a caregiver.)

5 – 8 pm: Page to Screen Book Club
A book club with a silver screen twist! For each month this summer, we will read a book and then watch the movie. Discover some great books, some great movies, and then decide which you prefer! For this meeting, we’ll be reading Wonder by R.J. Palacio and watching the film inspired by the book. Each participant will receive a free copy of the book to read before the meeting, and fun movie snacks at the meeting! Limited to 15 participants.
(For ages 11 – 13.)

Friday, June 22

10:30 – 11:30 am: Kids Parachute Challenge
Join us for some parachute hi-jinx, featuring popular parachute games and activities. Meets weekly through July 27 for 60 minutes.
(Best for ages 7 – 12.)

Saturday, June 23

10 – 11 am: Ready, Set, Play to Learn!
A continuation of our motor-skill workshop This week’s focus is fine motor and object manipulation. Taught by a local physical therapy professional. Limited to 20 children/session, 6 sessions total, registration requested.
(For ages birth through 4 and their caregivers)

1 pm – 4:30 pm: Teen Dungeons & Dragons Club
Join the quest in our bi-monthly Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game!
(For ages 12 and up.)

Wednesday, June 27

10 – 11:30 am: Toddler Meet-Up
A casual meet-up for parents with toddlers! Bring the little ones, gather in our Early Literacy Lab, and play the morning away. A great way to meet other local parents and caregivers and for your toddler to make new friends.
(Best for children ages 1 – 3 years old and their parents/caregivers. Older siblings welcome!)

10:30 – 11:30 am: Science Matters
Science Explorers will be taking a close look at the states of matter. We will explore with bubbles, a spud launcher, leaf blowers and basketball! We also explore Bernoulli and the different types of air pressure. It’s sure to be an experience for all ages!
(Best for ages 4+)

6 – 7 pm: Summer Lego® Club
Join our Lego® Design Team & build creations to be displayed in the library! Every week this summer, we’ll build creations out of the Library’s collection of Lego® Bricks. Join us for some creative building fun! We’ll give away 2 mini-figures each week, and you can enter to win one of our grand prizes: a Lego set to be given away, one at week 5 and another at week 11 of the club. Sponsored by Coatesville Savings Bank.
(All ages welcome, best for ages 5 +)

Thursday, June 28

10 – 11 am: Summer Reading Club
Make finishing that reading log a breeze with our Summer Reading Club! Each club meeting will feature a new book to read together and enjoy. All attendees will receive a copy of that week’s book to keep forever, courtesy of the Solanco Family Life Network!
Registration required, limited to 10 participants. Registration includes all club meetings: Thursday mornings for an hour from June 28 – August 16.
(For ages 7 through 9, limited to 10 participants.)

10 – 10:30 am: Parachute Play
Thirty minutes of fun with a parachute plus silly songs and rhymes will be just what your child needs to get the wiggles out! Bubbles, balls, and other props will ensure that the fun never stops!
(Ages 1 – 3 years with a caregiver)

10:45 – 11:15 am: Parachute Games
It’s parachute fun for the preschool crowd! Songs, rhymes, and games to keep your preschooler moving, laughing, and having fun! 30 minutes.
(Ages 3-6 years with a caregiver)

1 – 2 pm: Summer Spanish Workshop
Buenos días! Learn or practice your Spanish at our Summer Spanish Workshop, taught by a local university professor. Each week, we’ll learn words and phrases based on themes from the animated film Coco. Pre-watching the film is encouraged but not required. Registration is required, limited to 20 participants.
(For ages 8 – 12.)

4:15 – 5:30 pm: Junior Master Gardener Club Meeting
If you and your child are interested in gardening, check out our new Junior Master Gardener Club! We plan to learn about gardening and cultivating various types of plants, including vegetables and flowers.
(Best for children ages 6 – 12 and a caregiver.)

6 – 8 pm: All-Ages Chess Club
A chess club for enthusiasts of all ages and abilities! Gather together to play, teach, and discuss strategy. Fourth Thursday of the month.
(For all ages.)

Friday, June 29

10:30 – 11 am: Wee Readers
Join us for our Family Story Times, which include a mix of stories, crafts, songs and fun! You never know what we’ll be doing next! For children and their caregivers.
(Ages 1-5 years with a caregiver.)

10:30 – 11:30 am: Kids Parachute Challenge
Join us for some parachute hi-jinx, featuring popular parachute games and activities. Meets weekly through July 27 for 60 minutes.
(Best for ages 7 – 12.)

4 – 5 pm: Award Winning Reads
Sign up to read one, two, or all eight of our Newbury Medal-winning book club picks! All attendees will receive a copy of their selected books to read before the meetings and keep forever, courtesy of the Solanco Family Life Network! Books can be picked up at the Quarryville Library Service Desk. Today’s book: Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien.
(Best for readers ages 9—11, limited to 10 participants)

Saturday, June 30

11 am – Noon: Children’s Singer & Songwriter Mark DeRose
With songs, art work, videos and activities, kids learn to embrace and enjoy life to its fullest, be creative individuals, and most importantly, confidently be themselves! Learn more on his website at markderosemusicandart.com.
(All ages welcome, best for ages 3 – 12.)

Summer Reading Kick-Off & Special Book Clubs

Kick-Off Event for Summer Reading 2018, Featuring Special Book Clubs

Libraries Rock!The Quarryville Library is once again taking part in the county-wide Summer Reading Program. The 2018 program begins on Saturday, June 2, and runs through Saturday, August 11.

This year, reading logs are available for the following levels:

  • Read-Aloud, for ages 0-4 years
  • Junior, for ages 5-9 years
  • Tween, for ages 10-12 years
  • Teen, for ages 13-19 years

The logs will be available starting June 2nd and must be returned by August 11th to receive the prize packs.

There will be weekly Lost in the Library Scavenger Hunts for the duration of the program, with a prize drawn each week from that week’s finishers. This year, each week’s winner will receive a $10 gift card to local eatery Son’s Ice Cream & Italian Ice.

The Quarryville Library will also be hosting a series of special programs, just available during the summer months. Please check our events calendar for our full roster for this summer. You can create an account on our website to sign up for programs at your convenience.

Special this summer for Tween and Teen Readers: It’s a Book Bingo summer! We’ve created special Bingo cards for the tween and teen reading levels. Read five books in a horizontal, vertical, or diagonal line and enter to win the $50 grand prize! And of course, all time spent reading also counts for the Lancaster County Summer Reading Log. To enter the drawing, Bingo Cards must be returned by August 11.

Join us for our official Summer Reading Kick-Off on Saturday, June 2. Drop in between 1 and 3 pm to pick up your summer reading logs, sign up for special summer reading activities and events, and help us color our GIANT coloring page! Also, back by popular demand, you can Adopt a Friend to practice your reading skills with and keep forever! (While supplies last; 50 friends available.) Come early to see the Barnstormers’ CYLO, who is visiting from 1 – 1:30 pm!

Be sure to check out the sign-ups for our summer book clubs:

Registration for the book clubs will begin on June 2nd at the Kick-Off event.

Summer Reading Club: Make finishing that reading log a breeze with our Summer Reading Club! Each club meeting will feature a new book to read together and enjoy. Meets for an hour once a week, Thursdays at 10 am, from June 28 – August 16.

Registration required, limited to 10 participants. Registration counts as registering for all club meetings (June 28, July 5, July 12, July 19, July 26, August 2, August 9, and August 16).

Award Winning Reads: Sign up to read one, two, or all eight of our Newbury Medal-winning book club picks! Meetings at 4 pm on Fridays.

Registration required, limited to 10 free books/selection. Each week has a separate registration, so readers can choose the books that interest them.

Book Schedule:

  • June 29: Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien
  • July 6: Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech
  • July 13: A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck
  • July 20: The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
  • July 27: When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
  • August 3: The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
  • August 10: Flora & Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo
  • August 17: Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly

Page to Screen Book Club: A book club with a silver screen twist! For each month, we will read a book and then watch the movie. Discover some great books, some great movies, and then decide which you prefer! Thursday evenings at 5 pm.

Registration recommended; limited to 15 participants. Registration is separate for each meeting.

Book Schedule:

  • June 21: Wonder by R.J. Palacio
  • July 19: The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
  • August 9: Coraline by Neil Gaiman

All book clubbers receive free copies of each book selection to keep, made possible by the Solanco Family Life Network.

Please note that the above age ranges are suggested, but parents and children may choose whichever level is best for each individual reader.

May 2018 Youth & Family Programs

More information and registration information (where needed) can be found on our events calendar.

Thursday, May 3

4:15 – 5:30 pm: Junior Master Gardener Club Meeting
If you and your child are interested in gardening, check out our new Junior Master Gardener Club! We plan to learn about gardening and cultivating various types of plants, including vegetables and flowers.
(Best for children ages 6 – 12 and a caregiver.)

family movie night sponsored by coatesville savings bank6:30 pm: Family Movie Night
Join us for a FREE movie and popcorn in a family friendly atmosphere! All ages welcome – Movies Rated G or PG. This month, we’re watching a film in which a boy journeys into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and lift a curse. Please contact the library at 717-786-1336 for the specific title. Popcorn provided by the library!
(All ages welcome)

Friday, May 4

10:30 – 11 am: Wee Readers
Join us for our Family Story Times, which include a mix of stories, crafts, songs and fun! You never know what we’ll be doing next! For children and their caregivers.
(Ages 1-5 years with a caregiver.)

1 – 3 pm: First Friday Film
Bring your favorite movie snack and join us for a showing on our big screen. This month, we’re watching a WWII movie focused on the U.K. prime minister Winston Churchill, who must rally the nation to war against the Nazis. To find out movie title, please call the library at 717-786-1336.
(Best for ages 17 and up.)

Button: Anime Club with an Anime character spinning pen5:30 – 7:30 pm: Teen Anime Club
Do you love anime? Check out this club! Watch anime, have some snacks, and socialize. Content will be PG/PG13. First and third Friday of the month. Fine out more about the club here.
(For ages 13 – 18.)

 

dungeons and dragons logoSaturday, May 5

1 pm – 4:30 pm: Adult Dungeons & Dragons Club
A club for adults devoted to playing the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game! One meeting per month, first Saturday.
(For ages 18 and up.)

Wednesday, May 9

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5 – 6 pm: Plant the Seed of Learning – Vision Development
Vision is developed through a process of examining, touching, and exploring. At this session, families will learn about activities that encourage vision development. Please call 717-786-5619 to make a reservation for this program. Find out more about these workshops at the Plant the Seed of Learning website, www.planttheseedoflearning.org. This workshop is offered by the Solanco and Lampeter– Strasburg School Districts in partnership with the United Way and the Quarryville Library.
(For young children ages 0 – 2 and their parents or caregivers.)

Thursday, May 10

children playing with parachute10 – 10:30 am: Parachute Play
Thirty minutes of fun with a parachute plus silly songs and rhymes will be just what your child needs to get the wiggles out! Bubbles, balls, and other props will ensure that the fun never stops!
(Ages 1 – 3 years with a caregiver)

10:45 – 11:15 am: Parachute Games
It’s parachute fun for the preschool crowd! Songs, rhymes, and games to keep your preschooler moving, laughing, and having fun! 30 minutes.
(Ages 3-6 years with a caregiver)

4:15 – 5:30 pm: Junior Master Gardener Club Meeting
If you and your child are interested in gardening, check out our new Junior Master Gardener Club! We plan to learn about gardening and cultivating various types of plants, including vegetables and flowers.
(Best for children ages 6 – 12 and a caregiver.)

6:30 – 7:30 pm: Spanish with Solanco High School Students
Workshop about Spanish language and Spanish-speaking cultures, taught by Solanco High School AP students and Spanish Honor Society students. Additional date is May 17. This class is currently full.

Friday, May 11

Button: Teen Leadership Group5 – 5:30 pm: Teen Leadership Group Meeting
A volunteer initiative for teens! Do you want to make a difference at your library? Consider joining the Teen Leadership Group at the Quarryville Library! This is a group of teens who volunteer to plan, promote, and run teen programming in the library. Come to the meeting and find out what it’s all about!
(For ages 13 – 18.)

5: 30 – 7 pm: Classic Café at Teen Night
Come to the library during our Classic Café, inspired by the outdoor cafés of Paris. Enjoy a coffee or tea and share some of your favorite poetry. (For ages 13 – 18.)

Saturday, May 12

book cover for my cousin momo10 am – My Cousin Momo Story Time
Momo is coming to visit, and his cousins are SO excited! But how will they handle Momo’s differences? Join us as we read this 2018 One Book Every Young Child selection. Games, songs, and activities will help listeners young and old to discover more of what the book has to say about friendship. And we have a free copy of the book for children who attend, while supplies last.
(Everyone welcome; best for ages 3 – 6.)

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1 pm – 4:30 pm: Teen Dungeons & Dragons Club
Join the quest in our bi-monthly Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game!
(For ages 12 and up.)

 

Thursday, May 17

4:15 – 5:30 pm: Junior Master Gardener Club Meeting
If you and your child are interested in gardening, check out our new Junior Master Gardener Club! We plan to learn about gardening and cultivating various types of plants, including vegetables and flowers.
(Best for children ages 6 – 12 and a caregiver.)

6:30 – 7:30 pm: Spanish with Solanco High School Students
Workshop about Spanish language and Spanish-speaking cultures, taught by Solanco High School AP students and Spanish Honor Society students. Topics: Intro – Map – Holiday – Cultural, Sports, Animals, Food, Colors/numbers, Clothing, Emotions. This class is currently full.
(Best for ages 7 – 10.)

Friday, May 18

10:30 – 11 am: Wee Readers
Join us for our Family Story Times, which include a mix of stories, crafts, songs and fun! You never know what we’ll be doing next! For children and their caregivers.
(Ages 1-5 years with a caregiver.)

Button: Anime Club with an Anime character spinning pen5:30 – 7:30 pm: Teen Anime Club
Do you love anime? Check out this club! Watch anime, have some snacks, and socialize. Content will be PG/PG13. First and third Friday of the month. Fine out more about the club here.
(For ages 13 – 18.)

Saturday, May 19

11 am – 3:30 pm: Open Board Game Time
Open board game time in the library! Bring your favorite board games to share with the group.
(Ages 12 +)

Thursday, May 24

children playing with parachute10 – 10:30 am: Parachute Play
Thirty minutes of fun with a parachute plus silly songs and rhymes will be just what your child needs to get the wiggles out! Bubbles, balls, and other props will ensure that the fun never stops!
(Ages 1 – 3 years with a caregiver)

10:45 – 11:15 am: Parachute Games
It’s parachute fun for the preschool crowd! Songs, rhymes, and games to keep your preschooler moving, laughing, and having fun! 30 minutes.
(Ages 3-6 years with a caregiver)

4:15 – 5:30 pm: Junior Master Gardener Club Meeting
If you and your child are interested in gardening, check out our new Junior Master Gardener Club! We plan to learn about gardening and cultivating various types of plants, including vegetables and flowers.
(Best for children ages 6 – 12 and a caregiver.)

6 – 8 pm: All-Ages Chess Club
A chess club for enthusiasts of all ages and abilities! Gather together to play, teach, and discuss strategy. Fourth Thursday of the month.
(For all ages.)

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Saturday, May 26

1 pm – 4:30 pm: Teen Dungeons & Dragons Club
Join the quest in our bi-monthly Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game!
(For ages 12 and up.)

Thursday, May 31

4:15 – 5:30 pm: Junior Master Gardener Club Meeting
If you and your child are interested in gardening, check out our new Junior Master Gardener Club! We plan to learn about gardening and cultivating various types of plants, including vegetables and flowers.
(Best for children ages 6 – 12 and a caregiver.)

April 2018 Youth & Family Events

Wednesday, April 4

10 – 11 am: 123…Play with Me!
123… Play with Me! is a Parent/Child Workshop for parents and children ages birth to three. Each week offers opportunities for children to play with developmentally appropriate toys in a play group setting and for parents to meet and question community experts in the areas of child development, speech and language, nutrition, play, movement, and music.
(Ages birth to three, with a caregiver. Older siblings welcome!)

Thursday, April 5

4:15 – 5:30 pm: Junior Master Gardener Club Meeting
If you and your child are interested in gardening, check out our new Junior Master Gardener Club! We plan to learn about gardening and cultivating various types of plants, including vegetables and flowers.
(Best for children ages 6 – 12 and a caregiver.)

family movie night sponsored by coatesville savings bank6:30 pm: Family Movie Night
Join us for a FREE movie and popcorn in a family friendly atmosphere! All ages welcome – Movies Rated G or PG. This month, we’re watching a film based upon a popular children’s novel, about a young boy with a facial deformity who attends school for the first time. Please contact the library at 717-786-1336 for the specific title. Popcorn provided by the library!
(All ages welcome)

Friday, April 6

10:30 – 11 am: Wee Readers
Join us for our Family Story Times, which include a mix of stories, crafts, songs and fun! You never know what we’ll be doing next! For children and their caregivers.
(Ages 1-5 years with a caregiver.)

1 – 3 pm: First Friday Film
Bring your favorite movie snack and join us for a showing on our big screen. This month, we’re watching a film based upon a popular children’s novel, about a young boy with a facial deformity who attends school for the first time. To find out movie title, please call the library at 717-786-1336.
(Best for ages 17 and up.)

Button: Anime Club with an Anime character spinning pen5:30 – 7:30 pm: Teen Anime Club
Do you love anime? Check out this club! Watch anime, have some snacks, and socialize. Content will be PG/PG13. First and third Friday of the month.
(For ages 13 – 18.)

 

 

Saturday, April 7

1 pm – 4:30 pm: Adult Dungeons & Dragons Club
A club for adults devoted to playing the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game! One meeting per month, first Saturday.
(For ages 18 and up.)L

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Longwood Gardens Community Reads Book Clubs

1 pm – Kids Read Women in Science by Rachel Ignotofsky
Celebrates the achievements of the intrepid women who have paved the way for the next generation of female engineers, biologists, mathematicians, doctors, astronauts, physicists, and more! All attendees enter to win free family passes to Longwood Gardens!
(Best for ages 7—12)

book cover for lab girl

2:30 pm – Adults & Teens Read Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
Geobiologist Hope Jahren has spent her life studying trees, flowers, seeds, and soil. Lab Girl is her revelatory treatise on plant life—but it is also a celebration of the lifelong curiosity, humility, and passion that drive every scientist. All attendees enter to win free family passes to Longwood Gardens!
(Best for ages 12 and up.)

 

 

Wednesday, April 11

10 – 11 am: 123…Play with Me!
123… Play with Me! is a Parent/Child Workshop for parents and children ages birth to three. Each week offers opportunities for children to play with developmentally appropriate toys in a play group setting and for parents to meet and question community experts in the areas of child development, speech and language, nutrition, play, movement, and music.
(Ages birth to three, with a caregiver. Older siblings welcome!)

Thursday, April 12

10 – 10:30 am: Parachute Play
Thirty minutes of fun with a parachute plus silly songs and rhymes will be just what your child needs to get the wiggles out! Bubbles, balls, and other props will ensure that the fun never stops!
(Ages 1 – 3 years with a caregiver)

10:45 – 11:15 am: Parachute Games
It’s parachute fun for the preschool crowd! Songs, rhymes, and games to keep your preschooler moving, laughing, and having fun! 30 minutes.
(Ages 3-6 years with a caregiver)

4:15 – 5:30 pm: Junior Master Gardener Club Meeting
If you and your child are interested in gardening, check out our new Junior Master Gardener Club! We plan to learn about gardening and cultivating various types of plants, including vegetables and flowers.
(Best for children ages 6 – 12 and a caregiver.)

6:30 – 7:30 pm: Spanish with Solanco High School Students
Workshop about Spanish language and Spanish-speaking cultures, taught by Solanco High School AP students and Spanish Honor Society students. Topics: Intro – Map – Holiday – Cultural, Sports, Animals, Food, Colors/numbers, Clothing, Emotions. Additional dates are April 19; May 10 & 17. This class is currently full.

Murder Mystery Flier for Event on April 13, 2018, from 5:30 - 7 pm

Friday, April 13

5 – 5:30 pm: Teen Leadership Group Meeting
A volunteer initiative for teens! Do you want to make a difference at your library? Consider joining the Teen Leadership Group at the Quarryville Library! This is a group of teens who volunteer to plan, promote, and run teen programming in the library. Come to the meeting and find out what it’s all about!
(For ages 13 – 18.)

5: 30 – 7 pm: Murder Mystery at the Library
What better way to spend Friday the 13th than solving a murder! Come help us solve the crime in this interactive murder mystery. During the April Teen Night. Best for ages 10 and up. Detectives of all ages welcome!

Saturday, April 14

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10:30 am – Delaware Nature Society Presents Women in Science: Joan Beauchamp Procter
Hear the remarkable story of Joan Beauchamp Procter’s life-long work with herpetiles, learn about the natural, compassionate housing Joan developed for these animals – still used by zoos and pet owners today – and meet some live examples of Joan’s beloved “herps”. 1 hour. All attendees enter to win free family passes to Longwood Gardens!
(Everyone welcome; best for ages 7—12.)

1 pm – 4:30 pm: Teen Dungeons & Dragons Club
Join the quest in our bi-monthly Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game!
(For ages 12 and up.)

Wednesday, April 18

10 – 11 am: 123…Play with Me!
123… Play with Me! is a Parent/Child Workshop for parents and children ages birth to three. Each week offers opportunities for children to play with developmentally appropriate toys in a play group setting and for parents to meet and question community experts in the areas of child development, speech and language, nutrition, play, movement, and music.
(Ages birth to three, with a caregiver. Older siblings welcome!)

Thursday, April 19

4:15 – 5:30 pm: Junior Master Gardener Club Meeting
If you and your child are interested in gardening, check out our new Junior Master Gardener Club! We plan to learn about gardening and cultivating various types of plants, including vegetables and flowers.
(Best for children ages 6 – 12 and a caregiver.)

6:30 – 7:30 pm: Spanish with Solanco High School Students
Workshop about Spanish language and Spanish-speaking cultures, taught by Solanco High School AP students and Spanish Honor Society students. Topics: Intro – Map – Holiday – Cultural, Sports, Animals, Food, Colors/numbers, Clothing, Emotions. Additional dates are: May 10 & 17. This class is currently full.
(Best for ages 7 – 10.)

Friday, April 20

10:30 – 11 am: Wee Readers
Join us for our Family Story Times, which include a mix of stories, crafts, songs and fun! You never know what we’ll be doing next! For children and their caregivers.
(Ages 1-5 years with a caregiver.)

5:30 – 7:30 pm: Teen Anime Club
Do you love anime? Check out this new club! Watch anime, have some snacks, and socialize. Content will be PG/PG13. First and third Friday of the month.
(For ages 13 – 18.)

Saturday, April 21

11 am – 2:30 pm: Open Board Game Time
Open board game time in the library! Bring your favorite board games to share with the group.
(Ages 12 +)

Maker Fest 2018 on April 21 from 11 am to 3 pm. Build, Craft, Play, Explore at the Quarryville Library11 am – 3 pm: Maker Fest 2018
A showcase of local artists, tinkers, engineers, makers, and more! If you have a hobby or talent that you’d like to share with the community, or if you’d like to learn about what community members are up to, come to our maker fest! If you want to sign up to have a table to demo and display your handiwork, please fill out the form on our website or contact Randi Kennedy at 717-786-1336 or rkennedy@quarryvillelibrary.org.
(All ages and abilities welcome!)

Wednesday, April 25

10 – 11 am: 123…Play with Me!
123… Play with Me! is a Parent/Child Workshop for parents and children ages birth to three. Each week offers opportunities for children to play with developmentally appropriate toys in a play group setting and for parents to meet and question community experts in the areas of child development, speech and language, nutrition, play, movement, and music.
(Ages birth to three, with a caregiver. Older siblings welcome!)

Thursday, April 26

10 – 10:30 am: Parachute Play
Thirty minutes of fun with a parachute plus silly songs and rhymes will be just what your child needs to get the wiggles out! Bubbles, balls, and other props will ensure that the fun never stops!
(Ages 1 – 3 years with a caregiver)

10:45 – 11:15 am: Parachute Games
It’s parachute fun for the preschool crowd! Songs, rhymes, and games to keep your preschooler moving, laughing, and having fun! 30 minutes.
(Ages 3-6 years with a caregiver)

4:15 – 5:30 pm: Junior Master Gardener Club Meeting
If you and your child are interested in gardening, check out our new Junior Master Gardener Club! We plan to learn about gardening and cultivating various types of plants, including vegetables and flowers.
(Best for children ages 6 – 12 and a caregiver.)

6 – 8 pm: All-Ages Chess Club
A chess club for enthusiasts of all ages and abilities! Gather together to play, teach, and discuss strategy. Fourth Thursday of the month.
(For all ages.)

Saturday, April 28

book cover for the tree lady

10 am – Tales of the Tree Lady: A Longwood Gardens Community Read Story Time
Quarryville Library is partnering with Longwood Gardens for this special story time! We’ll be reading The Tree Lady, this year’s Longwood Gardens Community Read. We’ll also be designing our own nature parks. All attendees enter to win free family passes to Longwood Gardens!
(Everyone welcome; suggested for ages 3—6.)

 

1 pm – 4:30 pm: Teen Dungeons & Dragons Club
Join the quest in our bi-monthly Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game!
(For ages 12 and up.)

Upcoming December Activities for Kids, Teens & Families!

Friday, December 1

10:30 – 11:10 am: Wee Readers
Join us for our Family Story Times, which include a mix of stories, crafts, songs and fun! You never know what we’ll be doing next! For children and their caregivers.
(Ages 1-5 years with a caregiver.)

5:30 – 7:30 pm: Teen Anime Club
Do you love anime? Check out this new club! Watch anime, have some snacks, and socialize. Content will be PG/PG13. First and third Friday of the month.
(For ages 13 – 18.)

Saturday, December 2

10 am – 2 pm: Build a Gingerbread House
Celebrate the season in sweet style by decorating your very own “gingerbread” house and listening to gingerbread stories! Participants are asked to bring one bag of candy (per family) to contribute to the “décor options” pile. Registration Required: Please contact Randi Kennedy at 717-786-1336 or rkennedy@quarryvillelibrary.org to register. Please select a session when you register: 10 am, 11 am, 12 noon, or 1 pm. Limit 20 children / session.
(Ages 3 and up with a parent/caregiver.)

1 pm – 4:30 pm: Adult Dungeons & Dragons Club
A club for adults devoted to playing the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game! One meeting per month, first Saturday.
(For ages 18 and up.)

Thursday, December 7

10 am: Parachute Play
Thirty minutes of fun with a parachute plus silly songs and rhymes will be just what your child needs to get the wiggles out! Bubbles, balls, and other props will ensure that the fun never stops!
(Ages 1 – 3 years with a caregiver)

10:45 am: Parachute Games
It’s parachute fun for the preschool crowd! Songs, rhymes, and games to keep your preschooler moving, laughing, and having fun! 30 minutes.
(Ages 3-6 years with a caregiver)

4:15 – 5:30 pm: Junior Master Gardener Club Meeting
If you and your child are interested in gardening, check out our new Junior Master Gardener Club! We plan to learn about gardening and cultivating various types of plants, including vegetables and flowers.
(Best for children ages 6 – 12 and a caregiver.)

6:30 pm: Family Movie Night
Join us for a FREE movie and popcorn in a family friendly atmosphere! All ages welcome – Movies Rated G or PG. Please call for this month’s title! Popcorn provided by the library!
(All ages welcome)

Friday, December 8

5 – 5:30 pm: Teen Leadership Group Meeting
A volunteer initiative for teens! Do you want to make a difference at your library? Consider joining the Teen Leadership Group at the Quarryville Library! This is a group of teens who volunteer to plan, promote, and run teen programming in the library. Come to the meeting and find out what it’s all about!
(For ages 13 – 18.)

5: 30 – 7 pm: Teen Night at the Library
After-hours Teen Night at the Quarryville Library, featuring programs and events planned by the Teen Leadership Group. This month, we’re having a holiday party!
(Ages 13 – 18)

Saturday, December 9

1 pm – 4:30 pm: Teen Dungeons & Dragons Club
Join the quest in our bi-monthly Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game!
(For ages 12 and up.)

Thursday, December 14

4:15 – 5:30 pm: Junior Master Gardener Club Meeting
If you and your child are interested in gardening, check out our new Junior Master Gardener Club! We plan to learn about gardening and cultivating various types of plants, including vegetables and flowers.
(Best for children ages 6 – 12 and a caregiver.)

Friday, December 15

10:30 – 11 am: Wee Readers
Join us for our Family Story Times, which include a mix of stories, crafts, songs and fun! You never know what we’ll be doing next! For children and their caregivers.
(Ages 1-5 years with a caregiver.)

5:30 – 7:30 pm: Teen Anime Club
Do you love anime? Check out this new club! Watch anime, have some snacks, and socialize. Content will be PG/PG13. First and third Friday of the month.
(For ages 13 – 18.)

Saturday, December 16

11 am – 2:30 pm: Open Board Game Time
Open board game time in the library! Bring your favorite board games to share with the group.
(Ages 12 +)

2 – 2:45 pm: Danger Club
If you love science, check out Danger Club! We’ll be doing a different hands-on experiment or activity each month! Registration recommended: please contact Randi Kennedy at 717-786-1336 or rkennedy@quarryvillelibrary.org to register.
(Ages 8-12 years.)

Thursday, December 21

10 am: Parachute Play
Thirty minutes of fun with a parachute plus silly songs and rhymes will be just what your child needs to get the wiggles out! Bubbles, balls, and other props will ensure that the fun never stops!
(Ages 1 – 3 years with a caregiver)

10:45 am: Parachute Games
It’s parachute fun for the preschool crowd! Songs, rhymes, and games to keep your preschooler moving, laughing, and having fun! 30 minutes.
(Ages 3-6 years with a caregiver)

4:15 – 5:30 pm: Junior Master Gardener Club Meeting
If you and your child are interested in gardening, check out our new Junior Master Gardener Club! We plan to learn about gardening and cultivating various types of plants, including vegetables and flowers.
(Best for children ages 6 – 12 and a caregiver.)

Saturday, December 23

CLOSED

Tuesday, December 26

1 – 2 pm: Kids’ Winter Parachutes
Get the kids out of the house and into some fun at our special winter parachute time for older children! We’ll have games and competitions with balls, a parachute, and other props. 60 min.
(Best for ages 8 – 12)

Wednesday, December 27

11 am – 7 pm: Winter Magic Film Festival
Get the family out of the house for our special Winter Break Film Festival! We’ll be watching a series of fun, family-friendly movies. A new movie starts every 2 hours, starting at 11 am.
Light snacks will be provided! Films will be rated G or PG.
(All ages welcome.)

Thursday, December 28

1 – 2 pm: Kids’ Winter Parachutes
Get the kids out of the house and into some fun at our special winter parachute time for older children! We’ll have games and competitions with balls, a parachute, and other props. 60 min.
(Best for ages 8 – 12)

4:15 – 5:30 pm: Junior Master Gardener Club Meeting
If you and your child are interested in gardening, check out our new Junior Master Gardener Club! We plan to learn about gardening and cultivating various types of plants, including vegetables and flowers.
(Best for children ages 6 – 12 and a caregiver.)

6 – 8 pm: All-Ages Chess Club
A chess club for enthusiasts of all ages and abilities! Gather together to play, teach, and discuss strategy. Fourth Thursday of the month.
(For all ages.)

Friday, December 29

10:30 – 11 am: Wee Readers
Join us for our Family Story Times, which include a mix of stories, crafts, songs and fun! You never know what we’ll be doing next! For children and their caregivers.
(Ages 1-5 years with a caregiver.)

11 am – 7 pm: Winter Magic Film Festival
Get the family out of the house for our special Winter Break Film Festival! We’ll be watching a series of fun, family-friendly movies. A new movie starts every 2 hours, starting at 11 am.
Light snacks will be provided! Films will be rated G or PG.
(All ages welcome.)