July 2022 Adult Newsletter

~ Library Programs ~

Bermuda Triangle escape room

Come try our escape room challenge on Saturday, July 9! The Bermuda Triangle is a space in the North Atlantic where ships, planes, and people have allegedly gone missing. Roughly, its borders run from Florida to Bermuda to Puerto Rico. Can you work collaboratively to make it through? Registration is required.

Teen Session (Teens 13+): 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Adult Session (Adults 18+): 2:30 – 3:30 pm


row of colorful books

Friends’ Weekend Book Sale

Friday, July 22 & Saturday, July 23, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Join us for a book sale, run by the Friends of the Library. Items sold include children’s picture books and chapter books, popular fiction, nonfiction, puzzles, and more!


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Mid-Day Matinee

Friday, June 22, 1:00 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. To find this month’s movie, please call the library at 717-786-1336. Movies may be rated PG-13. Best for adults ages 18+


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Pop-up Book Sale

It’s Christmas in July! Stop by the library to browse the selection in the lobby. We’ll have a variety of Christmas books on display beginning July 12th at 11:00 am and continuing through July 16th.


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Friends of the Library Meeting

Tuesday, July 12, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Are you interested in helping with book sales or sorting book donations? Consider joining the Friends of the Library, who do all this and more! Stop by the meeting, or click here for more information.


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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.

cover of "The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek" by Kim Michele Richardson

Afternoon Book Club

Wednesday, July 13, 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Join us for a monthly gathering of book lovers! This month we will be discussing The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson.

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


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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.

Check out our summer reading challenge for adults!

What you do:

Pick up a map and stickers at the library to start your challenge. Select seven book titles to read between June 4 and August 13 that relate to this year’s theme: “Oceans of Possibilities”. Record the titles of your books on the stickers, and affix one sticker to each of the ‘Seven Seas’ on the map. Turn in your completed map at our circulation desk by August 13.

What you win:

Every finisher wins a small prize from a variety of items and certificates to be redeemed at our Friends’ bookstore. These prizes will be redeemed upon turning in your finished map. All finishers will be entered into an ‘end-of-summer’ drawing to win a Longwood Gardens family pass!

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 ~

Library system of Lancaster County bookmobile

The Bookmobile is coming to the Southern End! It will stop at the following locations on the second Monday of each month.

Bart Fire Co. (9:00 am – 10:15 am)
Sunrise Grocery (10:30 am – 11:30 am)
Pleasant Valley Store (12:45 pm – 2:00 pm)
East Drumore Foods (2:15 pm – 3:15 pm)
Wrightsdale Baptist Church (3:20 pm – 4:20 pm)


Sticker poster of a swallowtail butterfly

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.

Book donations

The Friends of the Library are accepting donations of clean, salable books on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm.

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Sign up for youth program updates

Would you like to receive our monthly youth newsletters?
Click here to be added to the list!

~ Resources & Opportunities ~


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Online resources

Did you know the library offers FREE resources that provide study and research help, reading, news, and more? Click here to check out all the options! All you need to gain access is your library card.


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Full Circle Recycling is sponsoring a program that will donate the money you receive for recycled items to the library. Simply ask that the money generated be donated to the Quarryville Library, and they’ll take care of the rest!

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Volunteer at the library!

Want to connect more with the community? Need volunteer or community service hours? Click here for information on the many opportunities available!

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The Quarryville Library Center is partnering with PA CareerLink® to offer job-related courses and services here in the Southern End! We need your feedback to know what kinds of services to offer. Click here to fill out our survey, or click here to find the services that CareerLink is currently offering.

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? If so, please contact us to be put in touch with a board member.

Solanco Neighborhood Ministries

The Solanco Food Bank is currently in need of the following items:
  • Chicken broth
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Tomato sauce
  • Hamburger Helper
  • Vegetable oil
  • Boxes of tissues
  • Shampoo
  • Diapers, sizes 3 & 5
  • Baby wipes
Renovation has begun on the ministry’s new building! Follow their progress and view renovation photos on their website.
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.

Did you know?

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

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