June 2023 Adult Newsletter

~ Library Programs ~


books on the beach

Summer Reading

starts on June 3rd, and it’s not just for children! Read six books by August 12 to win a small prize and be entered into a drawing to win a Longwood Gardens family pass. Come to the library to pick up a log to track your reading!


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Adult Spelling Bee!

Thursday, June 22, 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Was spelling your favorite subject? Show your skills and have some laughs with us as we compete for prizes! Snacks will be provided. For ages 18+. Click here to register.


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Weekend Book Sale!

Saturday, June 24, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Join us for a book sale, run by the Friends of the Library. Items sold include a variety of books, plus puzzles and more!


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Mid-Day Matinee

Friday, June 16, 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Bring your favorite movie snack and join us as we show a touching new release inspired by a true story. Please call the library for the name of this month’s selection. Best for adults ages 18+


Woman reading

Conversations About Growing Older

June 21 & 28, 2:00 – 3:00 pm.
Join volunteer Linda Walter for a two-session informal sharing group about the good and not-so-good experiences of growing older. Moan, complain, or share wisdom and experiences. Click here to register.


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1:1 Computer Help

Millersville University is partnering with us to provide FREE computer and technology help. Drop in from 10 am to 6 pm on June 6, 7, 16, 20, 23, 27 or 28 for assistance customized to your individual needs!​


king and queen chess pieces

Chess Club

Saturday, June 3, 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, June 14, 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Join us for a monthly gathering of book lovers! This month we will be discussing The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict. 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.


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How to Spot a Scam!

Wednesday, June 7, 1:00 – 2:00 pm. How do you determine if the information you are viewing online can be trusted? Join us to learn some helpful strategies! For adults and older teens. Click here to register.

~ Other Library Offerings ~


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Silent Auctions

Check out the silent auction items in the library lobby! The Friends of the Library add new things each month, and the proceeds support your library!


purple crocuses

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 accepting donations of new or gently used books and puzzles on Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm.

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~ Resources & Opportunities ~


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Springtime is a good time to clean out! Are you getting rid of scrap metal? Consider taking it to Full Circle Recycling and asking them to donate the proceeds to the library! We are grateful for Full Circle’s support in this way.


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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:
  • Boxed cake mixes
  • Peanut butter
  • Strawberry jelly
  • Triscuits or Wheat Thins
  • Assorted boxed pasta
  • Low salt soups
  • Seafood based soups
  • Canned beef broth
  • Baked beans (28 oz.)
  • Canned peaches or pears
  • Canned tuna or salmon
  • Mayonnaise
  • Tooth brushes (adult or children)
  • Disposable razors (men’s or women’s)
  • Deodorant (men’s or women’s)
  • Baby wipes
  • Size 5 diapers
  • Pull Ups (3T-4T and 4T-5T)

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

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