December 2023 Adult Newsletter

~ Library Programs ~


Christmas cookies on a plate

Holiday Bake Sale

Friday, December 8, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm & Saturday, December 9, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. Browse a large selection of baked goods along with gift items, Christmas books, and so much more!


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Chess Club

Saturday, December 2, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. Come join our chess club! All levels are welcome; we have a coach available to help you learn. For adults and older teens. Click here to register.


cover of Babel

Walking Book Club

Thursday, December 21, 10:00 – 11:00 am. Our walking book club combines the pleasures of reading, exercise, and companionship! Join us on the Enola Trail as we discuss Babel by R.F. Kuang. For adults and older teens. Click here to register.


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Mid Day Matinee

Friday, December 22, 1:00 pm. Join us for this month’s film. A light snack will be provided. Please call the library at 717-786-1336 for the movie title. For adults and teens. Click here to register.



PA Courts and Judicial Elections

Tuesday, December 12, 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Learn about the subject matters of each court, knowing your way around the courtroom, how judges are selected, and more. Click here to register.


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Computer Cookies

Should you accept cookies on your computer? It depends! Learn what cookies are and how to find and manage them effectively. Check our event calendar for dates and more information.


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Vaccine FAQ for seniors!

Friday, December 1, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. Are you a senior who wants to make sure you’re up to date with all recommended vaccinations? Beth Smith will be on hand for you to drop by with your questions!

~ Other Library Offerings ~


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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. Donation drop-off times will pause during January and February.

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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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Looking for a way to help the community? Solanco Neighborhood Ministries is currently in need of the following items:
Food Bank needs:

  • toothpaste
  • tooth brushes
  • packs of bar soap
  • baby wipes
  • diapers (sizes: 3,4,5,6, and pull-ups)
  • mayonnaise
  • pudding cups
  • fruit cups
  • applesauce cups
  • juice boxes
  • canned chili
Christmas meals:

  • ham or ham steaks
  • turkey gravy
  • canned green beans
  • bag of fresh potatoes
  • butter or margarine
  • canned pineapple
  • graham cracker crust or box of graham crackers
  • boxed instant chocolate pudding
  • whipped cream (8 oz. tub)
Donations may be dropped off Monday through Thursday from 9 am – 4 pm and Friday from 9 am – 12 pm.

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


Holiday Drive

We are currently collecting like-new or handmade hats, mittens, gloves, and scarves! All donated items will be given to Solanco Neighborhood Ministries.

civic and social literacy infographic
civic and social literacy infographic