September 2022 Adult Newsletter

~ Library Programs ~


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Cider Making

Thursday, September 29, 4:30 – 5:30 pm. Johnny Appleseed was born on September 26! Join naturalist Lisa Sanchez from the Lancaster County Parks & Rec department for some fresh apple cider to (belatedly) celebrate Johnny Appleseed’s birthday. We will explore the history of the apple tree and make fresh cider with an old-fashioned cider press. Appropriate for all ages. Click here to register.


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Mid-Day Matinee

Friday, September 9, 1:00 pm. Bring your favorite movie snack and join us for this month’s film! We’ll offer new-to-video releases as well as classic titles. For details about this month’s title, please call the library at 717-786-1336. Movies may be rated PG-13. Best for adults ages 18+


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Crochet 101

Wednesdays from 4:00 – 5:00 pm. Are you interested in crocheting but need some help getting started? Our director, Susan, is leading beginner crocheting lessons! For ages 12 and up. Click here to register.


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Six American Political Assassins!

Fridays from 1:00 – 2:00 pm, September 23 through October 28. Join history expert Dr. Frick for some compelling glimpses of lesser-known details of American history! Adult program, older teens are welcome. Click here to register.

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Afternoon Book Club

Wednesday, September 14, 1:00 – 3:00 pm. Join us for a monthly gathering of book lovers! This month we will be discussing When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi.

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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Friends of the Library Meeting

Tuesday, September 13, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Are you interested in helping with book sales or sorting book donations? Consider joining the Friends of the Library, who do all this and more! Come to the meeting, or click here for more information.

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Medicare 101

Friday, September 16, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. Confused about Medicare? This free, educational seminar will walk you through the Medicare process. Register through the provider’s site or call 717-323-2000.

~ Other Library Offerings ~


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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.

Book donations

The Friends of the Library are accepting donations of clean, salable books on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm.

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~ Resources & Opportunities ~


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Online resources

Did you know the library offers FREE resources that provide study and research help, reading, news, and more? Click here to check out all the options! All you need to gain access is your library card.

Annual Open Enrollment Announcement

Lancaster County Office of Aging runs a program called PA Medi, which assists older adults with Medicare/Medicaid and health insurance questions. Volunteers from the group will be at the library on October 27 from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. Call PA Medi at 717-229-7979 to sign up for a free appointment to go over your medical plan. The appointments are done confidentially and in an unbiased manner. At this time you can switch your part D plan (RX) or switch from your current Advantage Plan to another. Plan changes will be effective in the new year 2023. This is only for those who already have Medicare.

Chat with a Librarian! Information when, where, and how you need it. Check it out today:
Did you know that you can chat online with a live librarian? No matter what your question is, we’re happy to help you find the answers you need, and some of the staff here at the Quarryville Library actually help with this service! Visit our website and click on the blue and yellow chat icon to get started!

Over 80 local businesses and organizations support the Quarryville Library Center. Does yours? Our business fund drive is going on now! Donations may be mailed to 357 Buck Road, Quarryville, PA 17566

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Volunteer at the library!

Want to connect more with the community? Need volunteer or community service hours? Click here for information on the many opportunities available!


Pennsylvania CareerLink: a proud partner of the American Job Center network

The Quarryville Library Center is partnering with PA CareerLink® to offer job-related courses and services here in the Southern End! We need your feedback to know what kinds of services to offer. Click here to fill out our survey, or click here to find the services that CareerLink is currently offering.

Solanco Neighborhood Ministries

The Solanco Food Bank is in need of the following items:

  • loaves of bread
  • jelly
  • instant oatmeal (8 or 10 pack)
  • applesauce (24 oz)
  • spaghetti/pasta/egg noodles
  • canned fruit (any size or variety)
  • cleaning items
  • cream of mushroom/cream of chicken soup
  • Manwich
  • size 3 & 5 diapers and baby wipes

The ministry is excited to be moving to their new location at 14 South Church Street, Quarryville! Their office, the food bank, and the drop-off room will be closed from September 19-23. For details about the move, visit their website.

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.

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

September Closures:

Saturday, September 3: Closed for Labor Day
Wednesday, September 14: Closing at 3 pm for the Solanco Fair Parade