September 2023 Adult Newsletter

~ Library Programs ~

join us at the solanco fair!
Come on out to enjoy the Solanco Fair, and stop by our booth in building #7
to say hi to our staff and volunteers!


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Fair Flowers

Thursday, September 7, 4:00 pm.
Learn how to best exhibit your flowers for a prize-winning entry in our local fairs. We’ll share some tips and tricks to keep your flowers looking their best, along with some basic floral design ideas. For adults, teens, & ages 10+. Click here to register.


historical men

Leading Men

Fridays at 1:00 pm, beginning September 29. Dr. Robert Frick will share about 22 historic Lancastrians in six lively presentations filled with interesting facts and peppered with humor. For adults and older teens. Click here to register.


maple leaves

Unbe-‘LEAF’-able Crafts

Thursday, September 28 4:30 pm. Think outside the box for your craft materials…in fact, think OUTSIDE! Use natural materials to make mosaics, wreaths, masks and more. For all ages. Click here to register.

cover of a lady's guide to fortune hunting by Sophie Irwin

Autumn Walking Book Club

Thursday, September 28, 10:00 am. Our Walking Book Club combines the pleasures of reading, exercise, and companionship! Join us on the Enola Trail as we discuss A Lady’s Guide to Fortune Hunting by Sophie Irwin. Click here to register.


cover of n is for noose by Sue Grafton

Afternoon Book Club

Wednesday, September 13, 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Join us for a monthly gathering of book lovers! This month we will be discussing N is for Noose by Sue Grafton. Click here to register.

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Mid-Day Matinee

Friday, September 8, 1:00 pm.
Bring your favorite movie snack and join us for this month’s selection. Please call the library for the movie’s title. Best for adults ages 18+


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Get Hired!

PA CareerLink® of Lancaster County will be at the library every Wednesday from 10 am to 3 pm to give resume and interview tips and help you with job searching, leveling up your computer skills, exploring careers, and much more!


person typing on a laptop at a desk

Free Tech Help

Every Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm. Millersville University is partnering with us to provide free personalized assistance for all your computer and technology needs.

~ Other Library Offerings ~


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Silent Auctions

Check out the silent auction items in the library lobby! The Friends of the Library add new things each month, and the proceeds support your library.


Smores sticker poster

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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Book donations

The Friends of the Library are accepting donations of new or gently used books and puzzles on Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm.

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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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Volunteer at the library!

Do you need volunteer or community service hours or simply want to connect more with the community? Click here for information on the many opportunities available!

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Looking for a way to help the community? Solanco Neighborhood Ministries is currently in need of the following items:
  • Hamburger Helper
  • Chef Boyardee Micro Meals
  • Vienna sausages
  • Canned corned beef or Spam
  • Canned salmon
  • Canned chicken (12.5 oz)
  • Whole grain spaghetti or pasta
  • Nissin ramen or cup noodles
  • Canned soup (low salt)
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard
  • Mayonnaise
  • Peaches (15 oz – no sugar or in juice)
  • Kids juice boxes
  • Pudding cups
  • Triscuits or Wheat Thins
  • Granola bars
  • Rice Krispie Treats
  • Pop Tarts
  • Women’s feminine hygiene products
  • Baby wipes
  • Diapers (size 3 & 6)
Donations may be dropped off Monday through Thursday, 9 am – 4 pm and Friday, 9 am – 12 pm.

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