February 2024 Adult Newsletter

~ Library Programs ~


gopher in a golf hole with a golf ball

Go-Fore Golf Fundraiser

Saturday, February 10, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. All ages (and golfing abilities) are invited to come out of the cold and play a unique round of miniature golf through the stacks of the library! Click here for more information or to register.


maple trees being tapped

Nature’s Candy!

Thursday, February 15, 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Lisa Sanchez will teach us about everything you need to know about maple syrup! Learn how to identify maple trees, some of the history of sugaring, and how to do it locally. Participants will also be given a sample of syrup cooked longer than usual (candy) to try! Click here to register.


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Museums in a Minute

Thursday, February 29, 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Join librarian and local history enthusiast, Keith Greenawalt, on a whirlwind tour of regional museums and historic sites. All the sites are within approximately two hours of Lancaster and make for great day trips! Click here to register.


snowy bridge

Walking Book Club

Monday, February 26, 10:00 – 11:00 am. Join us on the Enola Trail as we combine the pleasures of reading, exercise, and companionship! For adults and older teens. Click here to register.


cover of six u.s. robber barons by Robert Frick

Robber Barons

Fridays, February 16 through March 22, 1:00 – 2:00 pm. As part of our 2024 Author Series, Dr. Robert Frick will offer a slide series discussing his self-published book, Robber Barons. Participants should prepare for lively presentations filled with interesting facts and peppered with humor. This month’s presentation is recommended for adults, older teens are welcome. Click here to register.


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Conversations about Getting Older

Wednesdays, February 7 & 14, 1:00 – 2:00 pm. Join volunteer Linda Walter for a two-session informal sharing group about the good and not-so-good experiences of growing older. Click here to register.


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Chess Club

Saturday, February 3, 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 The Water is Wide by Pat Conroy

Afternoon Book Club

Wednesday, February 14, 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Join us for a monthly gathering of book lovers! This month we will be discussing The Water is Wide by Pat Conroy. For adults and older teens. Click here to register.


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Mid Day Matinee

Friday, February 2, 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.


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Landlord-Tenant Disputes

Thursday, February 22, 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Going to court can be an overwhelming experience. This presentation will help build knowledge and confidence by guiding you through the process. Click here to register.

Please note that programs with insufficient registrants may be canceled. Please monitor your email for updates. Thank you!

~ Other Library Offerings ~


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Tax Assistance

Members of United Way of Lancaster County’s VITA program will be providing free tax preparation at the library for individuals with a household income of $70,000 or less. Click here for more information or to schedule an appointment.


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Free Tech Help

Millersville University is partnering with the library to provide free personalized assistance for all your computer and technology needs on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, from now through the end of 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:
Easter Bag Needs:
  • Ham/ham slices or Giant gift card
  • Canned green beans (2)
  • 20 oz. can of pineapple (1)
  • 1lb. bag of long carrots (1)
  • 5 lb. bag of fresh potatoes (1)
  • Yellow or white cake mix (1)
  • Container of vanilla frosting (1)
  • Dozen eggs (1)
  • 1 lb. box of butter/margarine (1)
  • Bag of jelly beans (1)
  • Bag of shredded coconut (1)

Please drop off Easter items by Friday, March 22 (fresh produce not before Feb. 18)

Food Bank Needs:

  • ketchup
  • mayonnaise
  • packs of bar soap
  • baby wipes
  • diapers (sizes: 3,4,5,6, and pull-ups)
  • pudding cups
  • fruit cups
  • applesauce cups
  • juice boxes
  • boxed flavored potatoes
  • oatmeal (boxes of individual packs)
  • Chef Boyardee Micro Meals
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
Website: solanconeighborhoodministries.org

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