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Youth & Family Updates for November 2018

October 18, 2018
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Quarryville Library Youth Services are preparing for November! Our monthly announcements, including a printable monthly calendar, is available here. You can also subscribe to our mailing list at the same link.

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November 2018 Selection for the Afternoon Book Club

October 10, 2018

The selection for the November meeting of the Afternoon Book Club is A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving. The meeting will be on Wednesday, November 14th, from 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM, in the Library’s Pennington Meeting Room. The libraries in Lancaster County have the book in available in several print editions. All…

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High School Equivalency Classes Available in the Southern End

October 1, 2018
The Solanco Family Life Network, in collaboration with the IU13 and United Way, are offering High School Equivalency (GED) classes here in the Southern End! It's not to late to sign up. Classes run now through December 19th, on Monday & Wednesdays from 6 - 8:30pm. Classes take place at the Southern End Community Association (SECA). Contact Cassi at IU13 to sign up at 717-947-1480 or cassi_redcay@iu13.org.

The Solanco Family Life Network, in collaboration with the IU13 and United Way, are offering High School Equivalency (GED) classes here in the Southern End! It’s not to late to sign up. Classes run September 24th through December 19th, on Monday & Wednesdays from 6 – 8:30pm. Classes take place at the Southern End Community…

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Printable List of October 2018 Youth & Family Programs

September 27, 2018
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Tuesday, October 2 10 – 11:30 am: Preschool Meet-Up  A casual, weekly meet-up for parents with preschool-age children! Bring the little ones, gather in our Early Literacy Lab, and play the morning away. A great way to meet other local parents and caregivers and for your child to make new friends. (Best for children ages…

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Book Signing Featuring Amish Authors Coming to Bart Township Firehall

September 24, 2018
Event flier: "Hear and Meet Authors Sam & Elsie!" Free admission to all three events. Description, "Sam S. Stoltzfus (Gordonville, PA) and Elsie Kline (Holmes County, Ohio) will be speaking, answering questions, reading, and signing their new books at the following three events." Event 1: "7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17, at the Martindale Mennonite Fellowship Center, 352 Martindale Road, Ephrata, Pa." Event 2: "7 p.m. on Thursday, October 18, at the Bart Township Firehouse, 11 Furnace Road, Quarryville, Pa." Event 3: "7 p.m. on Friday, October 19, at the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 2215 Millstream Road, Lancaster, Pa." Sam S. Stoltfus is an Amish farmer, grandfather, historian and storyteller. In What It’s Like to Be Amish, he brings together his best stories and memories through the years, an insider’s perspective, respectful, insightful, and humorous. Elsie Kline (Fredericksburg, Ohio) is well known as the Garden and Food Editor of Farming Magazine. Her new Farm Home Cookbook is packed with delicious recipes! She and her husband David, a well-known Amish leader and author, are pioneers in sustaining the small farm. These books will be available for purchase at a 10% DISCOUNT atthese events. These two books are also available wherever books are sold. Host by Walnut Street Books in collaboration with the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society.

Book Signings Feature Amish Authors Hear from Sam S. Stoltzfus, author of “What It’s Like to be Amish,” and Elsie Kline, author of the “Farm Home Cookbook” during one of three book signings: 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17, at the Martindale Mennonite Fellowship Center, 352 Martindale Road, Ephrata, Pa.; 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 18, at…

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Announcing Special STEM Programs for Fall 2018

September 24, 2018
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Quarryville Library Announces Special STEM Programs for Fall 2018 Updated 10/17/2018 – new Robot Story Time Dates The Quarryville Library is excited to announce our Fall 2018 STEM program calendar. STEM, short for Science Technology, Engineering, and Math, and STEM-based programming is all about getting kids and families excited about math and the sciences. The…

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Youth Services Announcements for October

September 21, 2018
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Quarryville Library Youth Services are swinging into October with a bunch of great fall programs and activities. Our monthly announcements, including a printable monthly calendar, is available here. You can also subscribe to our mailing list at the same link.

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Discover Lancaster’s Hidden African American Heritage at James Street Mennonite Church

September 19, 2018
Poster for event "Beyond the Underground Railroad Reclaiming African American Heritage Sites." Event information: "Monday, October 15, 6:30 pm James Street Mennonite Church 323 W James St, Lancaster, PA." Event Description: "Dr. Leroy Hopkins will share stories about a core part of Lancaster history covering African Americans’ role and involvement in Lancaster from the beginning of the city and county in the early 1700s through challenges faced in the twentieth century as well as the fight for civil rights." Sponsorship by the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 2215 Millstream Rd, Lancaster, PA 17602 • (717) 393-9745 • lmhs.org • lmhs@lmhs.org. 2215 Millstream Rd, Lancaster, Made possible with support fProAm 17: 6G0a2r d• (e7n1 7S)p 3o9t3 V-9il7la4g5e •, lwmwhsw.o.grga r• dlmenhssp@olmtvhilsl.aogreg. org; Herr Foods, Inc, www.herrs.com; Landis Homes, www.landishomes.org.

Lancaster’s Hidden African American History Dr. Leroy Hopkins will share stories covering African Americans’ role and involvement in Lancaster from the beginning of the city and county in the early 1700s through challenges faced in the twentieth century as well as the fight for civil rights. Photos: Dr. Leroy Hopkins; Members of the Negro Civic League of…

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Maize and Snitz Festival at the Hans Herr House

September 17, 2018
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Maize and Snitz Festival showcases early American life Celebrate Native American and colonial life at the Lancaster Longhouse and the 1719 Hans Herr House & Museum during Maize and Snitz Festival. Maize & Snitz Festival takes place at the 1719 Hans Herr House & Museum on Saturday, October 7 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Lancaster,…

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Introducing: Study Buddies!

September 17, 2018
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The Quarryville Library is excited to announce a new, guided study program: Study Buddies! Would your child like to improve reading skills or spelling? Then stop by the library for Study Buddies, where students can practice spelling and reading skills with help from volunteers. Be sure to bring the spelling or vocabulary list that needs…

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