January 2022 Adult Newsletter

New year, new programs!

See what’s happening at your library in 2022.

 


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Meet the staff!

Sarah Bower joined the staff in September as a staff librarian, helping with youth services and taking charge of our social media. She loves working with the kids, whether during programs, handing out crafts, or helping them find books. When not at the library, Sarah enjoys spending time with her husband exploring the area, and with her two greyhounds Trooper and Leia.


~ Library Programs ~

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Don’t be intimidated by technology!​

The Quarryville Library is offering a free computer & digital training course in partnership with Millersville University.​ Click here for more information.


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Crochet 101!

Every Wednesday, 4:00 – 5:00 pm, from January 5 – February 9. Are you interested in crocheting but need some help getting started? Our new director, Susan, is leading beginner crocheting lessons over a six-week period. Attend all six lessons and you’ll receive a gift of a skein of yarn! Ages 12+

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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.

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Sunset Book Club

Tuesday, January 11, 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Come visit our new, evening book club! Our first meeting will be a discussion of future book selections. Bring a book to recommend to others. Adult program, older teens (16+) are welcome.


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Afternoon Book Club

Wednesday, January 12, 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Join us for a monthly gathering of book lovers! This month we will be discussing A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles.

Registration is requested so that we may have sufficient copies of the month’s book selection available.


Go-Fore Golf! A fun event for the whole family at the Quarryville Library!

Go Fore Golf

returns February 12, 2022. Save the date! Registration will open on January 1 – sign up early to secure your preferred tee time!  If your business or family wants to see your names on our course, please contact the Library to discuss remaining sponsorship opportunities.


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The Supreme Court of the U.S.: Six Decisions that Changed America

Fridays, 1:00 – 2:00 pm.
Join local history expert, author, and retired principal Dr. Robert Frick as he takes us through one notable Supreme Court case per week for six sessions, beginning January 14. Adult program, older teens are welcome. Click here for more information or to register.


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Talking Turkey

Thursday, January 20, 6:00 – 7:00 pm. This program is being offered by a local teen who participated in the Wildlife Leadership Academy. The culmination of his project is to give back to the community by sharing what he has learned through his experiences. His presentation will include details about turkey habitat and tips for identifying them in the wild. All interested patrons are welcome. 


Pediatric vaccination clinic

January 5, 3:30 – 6:30 pm

The Quarryville Library is collaborating with Penn Medicine and Lancaster General Health to offer a vaccination clinic for youth ages 5-11.
Click here for more information.


Calling all teenagers!

We have programs especially for you, including games, movies, a teen advisory board, and more! Visit our events calendar for details.


~ Other Library Offerings ~

 

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 during our open hours. Please call (717) 786-1336 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

We will not be accepting book donations

in January and February. We apologize for the inconvenience.


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~ Resources & Opportunities ~

 

Want to help us make a difference in the community? Join the library board!
Do you believe that the Quarryville Library Center is an important community asset? Would you like to be involved in helping our library to grow and better serve all of Southern Lancaster County? Would you consider becoming a member of the library’s Board of Trustees? If so, please contact us, and we will connect you with a board member who will help you explore whether this task would be a good fit for you.

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We’re looking for volunteers!

Do you love the library and want to help us serve the community? We are looking for people like you to join our team of volunteers! Click here for more information on the many opportunities available.

The Solanco Food Bank is currently in need of the following items:

  • Applesauce snack packs
  • Pudding snack packs
  • Granola bars
  • Boxed juice such as HiC (must be boxes)
  • Chef Boyardee cans
  • Pork & Beans (16 oz.)
  • Tomato soup
  • Chicken noodle soup
  • 8 pack breakfast cereal
  • Individually wrapped snack crackers
Address: 355 Buck Road, Quarryville, PA 17566
Phone number: (717) 786-4308
Donations can be dropped off at the side of the building
Monday to Thursday from 9 – 4 and Fridays from 9 – 12.

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Visit this link to see all that PA CareerLink® is currently offering.

Free resources! Brainfuse HelpNow provides online academic support in tutoring, writing, and study for all ages and levels. Brainfuse JobNow connects users with online career coaches to assist them during all stages of their job searc.
 

Click here to access Brainfuse and more!


Did you know?

The library has a Facebook page and Instagram account.
Check us out!

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