May 2024 Adult Newsletter

~ Library Programs ~


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Mother’s Day Sale

Friday, May 3, 10 am – 6 pm, and Saturday, May 4, 10 am – 2 pm.
The Friends of the Library are holding a Mother’s Day sale in the library lobby! They’ll have jewelry, a variety of gift items, and books, including local authors, history, art, coffee table books, and more.


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Spring Clean Up Day!​

Saturday, May 4, 9 am – 2 pm.
Looking for a way to help the library? Bring your family and friends and join us as we work on various projects around the outside of the building.​


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Chess Club

Saturday, May 4, 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.


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Afternoon Book Club

Wednesday, May 8, 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Join us for a monthly gathering of book lovers! This month we’ll be discussing Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman. For adults and older teens. Click here to register.


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Mid Day Matinee

Friday, May 10, 1:00 pm. Join us as we watch the new release Ordinary Angels, inspired by a true story. A light snack will be provided. For adults and teens.


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Walking Book Club

Join us on the Enola Trail as we combine the pleasures of reading, exercise, and companionship! For this session, we will discuss The Good Lord Bird by James McBride. For adults and teens. Click here to register.


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Terrific Trails!

Thursday, May 16, 6:00pm – 7:00pm.
Calling all outdoor enthusiasts! Join librarian Keith Greenawalt and learn new places to day hike, bike, run, and walk. For adults, teens, & older kids. Click here to register.


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Crafts & Conversation

Wednesday, May 22, 2:00 – 4:00 pm.
Are you a crafter? Gather with like-minded individuals to spend relaxing time making crafts and socializing! Bring your own materials and see what others are making, learn from each other, or just enjoy casual conversation. Click here to register.


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Trivia Night

Thursday, May 23, 6:00 – 7:00 pm.
We welcome back Quiz Bowl veteran Phil Gruber as he challenges how much we know! Participate individually or as a team of up to 4 people. For adults and older teens. Click here to register.


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Yard Sale

Friday, May 31, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm.
We’re participating in the Quarryville Borough-wide community yard sale! Stop by and support the library and your fellow community members. A limited number of tables are available to rent for $20/table. Applications are at the front desk – payment is due at the time of application submission.

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

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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:
  • Hanover chili beans (canned)
  • Refried beans
  • Hamburger Helper
  • Seafood chowder/soup
  • Low-salt or no-salt soups
  • Boxed macaroni and cheese
  • Triscuits/Wheat Thins
  • Pudding cups
  • Applesauce cups
  • Mayonnaise
  • Diapers (size 5, size 6, and pull-ups)
Donations may be dropped off Monday through Thursday from 9 am – 4 pm and Friday from 9 am – 12 pm. Non-perishable donations may also be dropped off at the library.

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

Library Hours:

Sunday & Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Holiday Closures:

Saturday, May 25: Closed for Memorial Day (observed)

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