December 2022 Adult Newsletter

Thank you
Thank you for your support throughout this past year! We are so grateful for your generosity – it truly makes a huge difference!

~ Library Programs ~


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Holiday Bake & Book Sale

Join us at the library for a holiday sale and find some treasures and food to take home with you! Drop in on Friday, December 9, between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm or Saturday, December 10, between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm to browse the selection of books, baked goods, and gift items.

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Local Animals in Wintertime!

Thursday, December 29, 4:30 – 5:30 pm. Join our favorite naturalist Lisa Sanchez to dive deep into what our animal neighbors are doing when it gets cold! Some are hibernating, and others have different adaptation strategies. All ages; best for 5+. Click here to register.


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Mid-Day Matinee

Friday, December 16, 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Bring your favorite movie snack and join us for a heartwarming holiday film at the library! Please call to confirm the title. Best for ages 18+


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Chess Club

Saturday, December 3, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Come join our new 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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Crochet 101

Wednesdays from 4:00 – 5:00 pm. Are you interested in crocheting but need some help getting started? Our director, Susan, is leading beginner crocheting lessons! For ages 12 and up. Click here to register.


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PA CareerLink® Resume Workshop

Wednesday, December 14, 1:00 – 3:00 pm. Learn how to develop a resume that best represents your skills, as well as tips on focusing on keywords to improve the chances of having your resume be more compatible with applicant tracking systems. Click here to register.


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PA CareerLink® Interviewing Tips Workshop

Wednesday, December 21, 1:00 – 3:00 pm. This workshop studies the critical role of interview preparation, the skills necessary to confidently conduct an interview, and the importance of the follow-up process. Click here to register.


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The Knitting & Crocheting Group

meets weekly at the library on Thursday afternoons from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. This group is open to interested knitters, crocheters, and other crafters of all ages.

~ Other Library Offerings ~

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Access your favorite magazines digitally using Flipster®. Flipster offers an easy, browsable reading experience, and all you need is your library card! Click here to get started, or search the app store for “Flipster – Digital Magazines”.


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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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Need a passport?

Come to the library! We are a full-service passport center, and offer passport services by appointment. Please call (717) 786-1336 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Book donations

The Friends of the Library are accepting donations of clean, salable books on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm.

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~ Resources & Opportunities ~


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Winter Clothing Drive

Drop off like-new or handmade hats, mittens, gloves, and scarves at the collection box in the library! All donated items will be given to the Solanco Food Bank.


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Online resources

Did you know the library offers FREE resources that provide study and research help, reading, news, and more? Click here to check out all the options! All you need to gain access is your library card.

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Volunteer at the library!

Want to connect more with the community? Need volunteer or community service hours? Click here for information on the many opportunities available!

Solanco Neighborhood Ministries

The Solanco Food Bank is excited to offer Christmas boxes again this year. If you’d like to donate items for these boxes, please see the list below. Items will be collected through Wednesday, December 14. If donating perishable items, please make sure they are dated past Christmas Day.
  • Ham or ham steaks
  • Turkey gravy
  • Bag of baby or regular carrots
  • 1 bag potatoes or bag of frozen shredded hash browns
  • 1 bag shredded cheddar cheese (16 oz)
  • Sour cream (8 oz)
  • Onion
  • Butter or margarine
  • Graham cracker crust or box of graham crackers
  • Chocolate pudding
  • Whipped cream
The food bank is doing a reverse Advent calendar! Click here for details.
Donations may be dropped off Mondays through Thursdays from 9 am to 4 pm and Fridays from 9 am to 12 pm.

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