January 2023 Adult Newsletter


~ Library Programs ~


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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 after January 2nd by calling 211. Visit vita.uwlanc.org to see all the requirements.


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Mid-Day Matinee

Friday, January 13, 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, January 7, 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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Afternoon Book Club

Wednesday, January 11, 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Join us for a monthly gathering of book lovers! This month we will be discussing The Last Romantics by Tara Conklin. Click here to register.

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Join certified instructor Jennifer Carter on Wednesday evenings for chair yoga at 5:00 or all-abilities yoga at 6:00. These 45-minute sessions aim to calm the mind and increase range of motion. For adults & older teens; all abilities are welcome.


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Intro to PA CareerLink® Services

Wednesday, January 4, 1:00 – 3:00 pm. This orientation is intended to give you a full understanding of all the services available at PA CareerLink®. If you are interested in personalized services, including training, this workshop is your first step! Click here to register.


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PA CareerLink® Resume Workshop

Wednesday, January 18, 1:00 – 3:00 pm. Gain a better understanding of how to develop a resume that best represents you and how it can be used as a marketing tool. 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 will not be 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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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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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? Visit Solanco Neighborhood Ministries’ website to see what their current needs are. Donations may be dropped off Monday through Thursday, 9 am – 4 pm and Friday, 9 am – 12 pm.

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