February 2023 Adult Newsletter

~ Library Programs ~


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Go-Fore Golf!

On Saturday, February 11, the library will not be open for business as usual…because we will transform into a miniature golf course! All ages (and golfing abilities) are invited to play a unique round of miniature golf through the stacks of the library! Our course will be open from 10 am – 4 pm. Click here for details and to register.

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Trivia Night!

Thursday, February 23, 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Enjoy a night of trivia at the library with Quiz Bowl veteran Phil Gruber! Participate individually or as a team (max 4 people). Best for adults and older teens. Click here to register.


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Six Supreme Court Cases that Changed America (Volume II)

Every Friday through March 31, 1:00 – 2:00 pm. Local historian Dr. Robert Frick has developed this series to inform and entertain you with objective, non-partisan content. For adults and older teens. Click here to register.


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VITA Tax Assistance

Volunteers from United Way’s VITA program will be at the Quarryville Library providing free tax preparation for individuals with a household income of $60,000 or less. Appointments may be scheduled by calling 211 or 1-855-567-5341. Visit vita.uwlanc.org to see all the requirements.


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Mid-Day Matinee

Friday, February 3, 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Bring your favorite movie snack and join us for this month’s film. We’ll offer new-to-video releases as well as classic titles. Please call the library for the name of this month’s selection. Best for adults ages 18+


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Chess Club

Saturday, February 4, 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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Computer Basics

Wednesday, February 8, 1:00 – 2:00 pm. Learn how to use a keyboard and mouse, how to interact with the desktop, and more! Best for adults and older teens of all levels of experience. Click here to register.


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How to Spot a “Scam”

Wednesday, February 1, 1:00 – 2:00 pm. How do you determine if the information you are viewing online can be trusted? Join Josh from Millersville University to learn some helpful strategies! Best for adults and older teens. Click here to register.


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Job Search Basics!

Wednesday, February 15, 1:00 – 3:00 pm. In this live workshop, we will discuss how to begin an effective job search and how to access the resources available at PA CareerLink®. Click here to register.


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PA CareerLink® Interviewing Tips Workshop

Wednesday, February 22, 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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Afternoon Book Club

Wednesday, February 8, 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Join us for a monthly gathering of book lovers! This month we will be discussing The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie. 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.

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Book donations

The Friends of the Library are not accepting book donations in January and February, but they’ll be back in March! Thank you for understanding.

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~ Resources & Opportunities ~

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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? The Solanco Food Bank is currently in need of the following items:
  • Hamburger Helper
  • Baby Wipes
  • Mayonnaise
  • Cooking Oil
  • Tomato Sauce (15 oz. can)
  • Beef Stew
  • Shampoo
  • Dishwashing Liquid
  • Diapers (any size except size 1)
  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • Corn
  • Green Beans
  • Canned Salmon
  • Canned corn beef
  • Tuna Helper
  • Spam

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

Address: 14A South Church Street, Quarryville, PA 17566
Phone number: (717) 786-4308
Website: solanconeighborhoodministries.org

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Contact us: (717) 786-1336  •  library@quarryvillelibrary.org