March 2024 Adult Newsletter

~ Library Programs ~


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Spring Art Exhibit

View a collection of spring impressions from local artists! This show will run from February 24th through March 30th.

cover of The Last Garden in England by Julia Kelly

Walking Book Club

Monday, March 25, 10:00 – 11:00 am. Join us on the Enola Trail as we combine the pleasures of reading, exercise, and companionship! For this session, we will discuss this year’s Longwood Garden’s Community Read book: The Last Garden in England by Julia Kelly. Registered patrons will be entered into a drawing for a Longwood Gardens Family Pass and a copy of the book. For adults and older teens. Click here to register.


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We Grow Together

Thursday, March 21, 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Garden planners can benefit from our local Parks Department naturalist, who will share best practices for companion planting in the gardens in our growing zone. Registered patrons will be eligible for a Longwood Gardens family pass drawing (one entry per family group). For adults and interested teens or older kidsClick here to register.


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Quarryville Railroads

Thursday, March 28, 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Join local resident Stephen Phillips, who will share his research about what’s left from railroads of the Southern End. For adults and older teens. Click here to register.


cover of six u.s. robber barons by Robert Frick

Robber Barons

Fridays from 1:00 – 2:00 pm, now through March 22. As part of our 2024 Author Series, Dr. Robert Frick will offer a slide series discussing his self-published book, Robber Barons. Participants should prepare for lively presentations filled with interesting facts and peppered with humor. For adults and older teens. Click here to register.


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Chess Club

Saturday, March 2, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. Come join our chess club! All levels are welcome; we have a coach available to help you learn. For adults and older teens. Click here to register.

cover of The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg

Afternoon Book Club

Wednesday, March 13, 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Join us for a monthly gathering of book lovers! This month we’ll be discussing The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg. For adults and older teens. Click here to register.

Please note that programs with insufficient registrants may be canceled. Please monitor your email for updates. Thank you!

~ Other Library Offerings ~


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Tax Assistance

United Way of Lancaster County’s VITA program is providing free tax preparation at the library for individuals with a household income of $70,000 or less. Click here for more information or to schedule an appointment.

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~ Resources & Opportunities ~


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Join the Friends!

The Friends of the Library are looking for help as they support the library by holding book sales and an annual holiday cookie and gift sale, operating the bookstore, running food services during Go-Fore Golf, and more. Any time you can offer is greatly appreciated! Click here for more information.

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Looking for a way to help the community? Solanco Neighborhood Ministries is currently in need of the following items:
Easter Bag Needs:
  • Ham/ham slices or Giant gift card
  • Canned green beans (2)
  • 20 oz. can of pineapple (1)
  • 1lb. bag of long carrots (1)
  • 5 lb. bag of fresh potatoes (1)
  • Yellow or white cake mix (1)
  • Container of vanilla frosting (1)
  • Dozen eggs (1)
  • 1 lb. box of butter/margarine (1)
  • Bag of jelly beans (1)
  • Bag of shredded coconut (1)

Please drop off Easter items by March 22 (fresh produce not before March 18).

Food Bank Needs:

  • Triscuits/Wheat Thins
  • Cheerios (regular, yellow box)
  • Oatmeal (boxes of individual packs)
  • Mayonnaise
  • Pudding cups
  • Applesauce cups
  • Juice boxes
  • Chef Boyardee micro meals
  • Baby wipes
  • Diapers (sizes: 5, 6, and pull-ups)
Donations may be dropped off Monday through Thursday from 9 am – 4 pm and Friday from 9 am – 12 pm.
Address: 14 South Church Street, Quarryville, PA 17566
Phone number: (717) 786-4308