March 2022 Adult Newsletter

~ Library Programs ~

 

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Trivia Night!

Friday, March 18, 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Enjoy a night of trivia at the library after we’re closed! We welcome back Quiz Bowl veteran Phil Gruber as he challenges how much we know. We’ll also have prizes and refreshments! Participate individually or as a team. Best for adults and older (high school age) teens. Click here for more information or to register.


 

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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 through March 25. Adult program, older teens are welcome. Click here for more information or to register.


 

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In a Pretty Pickle!

Saturday, March 26, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. We welcome back naturalist/educator Lisa Sanchez who will guide us in the methods of preservation known as pickling! Appropriate for adults, teens, and older kids. Click here for more information or to register.


 

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Sunset Book Club

Tuesday, March 8, 6:30 – 7:30 pm. This month we will be discussing State of Terror by Louise Penny and Hillary Rodham Clinton. Adult program, older teens (16+) are welcome. Click here to register.


 

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Crochet 101!

Every Wednesday in March, from 4:00 – 5:00 pm. Are you interested in crocheting but need some help getting started? Our new director, Susan, is leading beginner crocheting lessons! Ages 12+

 

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“Museums-In-a-Minute”

Wednesday, March 9, 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Join librarian and local history enthusiast, Keith Greenawalt, on a whirlwind tour of regional museums and historic sites – many of which can be accessed for free with our Museum Pass program! Find new places to visit and explore, or rediscover some old favorites that you perhaps forgot. Appropriate for adults and older teens. Click here for more information or to register.


 

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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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Book Drive

The Friends of the Quarryville Library need your donations of clean, salable books for their book sales! Drop off your books outside the library on Saturday, April 2nd, any time between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. Your donated items help raise funds to support the library!


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Afternoon Book Club

Wednesday, February 9, 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Join us for a monthly gathering of book lovers! This month we will be discussing The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff.

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.

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Mark your calendars for April 23rd

and join us at the library, rain or shine, for chicken barbeque, a plant sale, and a book sale! All proceeds from this event will support the library.


Calling all teenagers!

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


Booster vaccination clinic

Wednesday, March 2, 3:30 – 6:30 pm

The Quarryville Library is collaborating with Penn Medicine/Lancaster General Health to offer a drop-in booster vaccination clinic for adults and children 5+. There is no charge or insurance requirement.


~ 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.

Book donations

The Friends of the Library are now accepting donations of clean, salable books and DVDs on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm.

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~ Resources & Opportunities ~

 

Tax season is here!

Looking for tax forms? We can help you! Check out this website page for more information!

Want to help us make a difference in the community? Join the library board!
We’re looking for board members! 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:

  • Baby wipes
  • Salad or Canola oil
  • Nissan cup noodles
  • Lance snack crackers
  • Rice Krispy treats
  • Loaves of bread
  • 8 individual pack cereal
  • Snack bars
  • Tomato sauce (15 oz)
  • Applesauce snack pack
They will be giving out Easter meals on Tuesday, April 12th.
Sign-ups begin on March 1st.
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 search.

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