Special Summer Reading Programs for July

Here are our special Summer Reading Programs for the month of July. Please see our Events Calendar for more information, and for a full list of our July events!

Friday, July 1

10:30 am: A Very Hungry StorytimeVery Hungry Caterpillar
Join us for a special story time, featuring a visit by the Very Hungry Caterpillar! There will also be the usual mix of stories, crafts, songs and fun!

 

Tuesday, July 5

4 – 5 pm: Tech Tuesdays
Come to the Library on Tuesdays in July to practice your STEM Skills! Each week, we’ll have a selection of science and engineering toys to build, race, and program! Registration required, limit 15. Please contact Randi Kennedy, Youth Services Coordinator at 717-806-1804 or rkennedy@quarryvillelibrary.org to register.

Wednesday, July 6

12 pm – 1 pm: Solanco Summer Reading Book Club – Grade 6Peak Book Cover
The Quarryville Library would like to invite Solanco School District students, going into Grades 6—9, to take part in our first Solanco School District Summer Reading Book Club. We have 10 copies of this year’s required books, so bring your lunch and join us for some interesting book discussion! First meeting: meet and greet and book pick-up. Second meeting on July 20th – book discussion of Peak. Update: Limited to 15 participants per book club. Please contact Randi Kennedy, Youth Services Coordinator at 717-806-1804 or rkennedy@quarryvillelibrary.org to register.

 

1 pm – 2 pm: Solanco Summer Reading Book Club – Grade 7Wonder Book Cover
The Quarryville Library would like to invite Solanco School District students, going into Grades 6—9, to take part in our first Solanco School District Summer Reading Book Club. We have 10 copies of this year’s required books, so bring your lunch and join us for some interesting book discussion! First meeting: meet and greet and book pick-up. Second meeting on July 20th – book discussion of Wonder. Update: Limited to 15 participants per book club. Please contact Randi Kennedy, Youth Services Coordinator at 717-806-1804 or rkennedy@quarryvillelibrary.org to register.

Thursday, July 7

4 – 5 pm: Thursday Crafternoon
Stop by library Thursday afternoons & see what we’re crafting from recycled things!

Friday, July 8

2 – 3 pm: A Backyard Adventure: Exploring Summer
Author Toni Albert guides you on an explorations of nature with hands-on activities. Learn how to catch moths with a shining sheet, how to collect a spider’s web, how to make a mushroom spore print, how to take a sock walk to collect seeds, and how to pick wild flowers and color Queen Anne’s lace. The presentation is fun, interesting, informative and based on solid science.

4:30 pm: Teen Leadership Group @ a Special Time
A new volunteer initiative for teens! Do you want to make a difference at your library? Consider joining the new Teen Leadership Group at the Quarryville Library! This is a group of teens who volunteer to plan, promote, and run teen programming in the library. Come to the meeting and find out what it’s all about! Second Friday of the month.

5 – 6 pm: Teen Tech Nights
This three-week series features tech and engineering gadgets to get teens excited about STEM! Limit 15 participants.

Tuesday, July 12

4 – 5 pm: Tech Tuesdays
Come to the Library on Tuesdays in July to practice your STEM Skills! Each week, we’ll have a selection of science and engineering toys to build, race, and program! Registration required, limit 15. Please contact Randi Kennedy, Youth Services Coordinator at 717-806-1804 or rkennedy@quarryvillelibrary.org to register.

Wednesday, July 13

Fever 1793 Book Cover12 pm – 1 pm: Solanco Summer Reading Book Club – Grade 8
The Quarryville Library would like to invite Solanco School District students, going into Grades 6—9, to take part in our first Solanco School District Summer Reading Book Club. We have 10 copies of this year’s required books, so bring your lunch and join us for some interesting book discussion! First meeting: meet and greet and book pick-up. Second meeting on July 27th – book discussion of Fever 1793. Update: Limited to 15 participants per book club. Please contact Randi Kennedy, Youth Services Coordinator at 717-806-1804 or rkennedy@quarryvillelibrary.org to register.

 

1 pm – 2 pm: Solanco Summer Reading Book Club – Grade 9, Advanced Lord of the Flies Book Cover
The Quarryville Library would like to invite Solanco School District students, going into Grades 6—9, to take part in our first Solanco School District Summer Reading Book Club. We have 10 copies of this year’s required books, so bring your lunch and join us for some interesting book discussion! First meeting: meet and greet and book pick-up. Second meeting on July 27th – book discussion of The Lord of the Flies. Update: Limited to 15 participants per book club. Please contact Randi Kennedy, Youth Services Coordinator at 717-806-1804 or rkennedy@quarryvillelibrary.org to register.

 

Book Cover for Anthem Book2 pm – 3 pm: Solanco Summer Reading Book Club – Grade 9
The Quarryville Library would like to invite Solanco School District students, going into Grades 6—9, to take part in our first Solanco School District Summer Reading Book Club. We have 10 copies of this year’s required books, so bring your lunch and join us for some interesting book discussion! First meeting: meet and greet and book pick-up. Second meeting on July 27th – book discussion of Anthem. Update: Limited to 15 participants per book club. Please contact Randi Kennedy, Youth Services Coordinator at 717-806-1804 or rkennedy@quarryvillelibrary.org to register.

Thursday, July 14

4 – 5 pm: Thursday Crafternoon
Stop by library Thursday afternoons & see what we’re crafting from recycled things!

Friday, July 15

5 – 6 pm: Teen Tech Nights
This three-week series features tech and engineering gadgets to get teens excited about STEM! Limit 15 participants.

6 – 8 pm: Teen Anime Club @ a Special Time
Do you love anime? Check out this new club! Watch anime, have some snacks, and socialize. Content will be PG/PG13. Third Friday of the month.

Tuesday, July 19

4 – 5 pm: Tech Tuesdays
Come to the Library on Tuesdays in July to practice your STEM Skills! Each week, we’ll have a selection of science and engineering toys to build, race, and program! Registration required, limit 15. Please contact Randi Kennedy, Youth Services Coordinator at 717-806-1804 or rkennedy@quarryvillelibrary.org to register.

Wednesday, July 20

Peak Book Cover12 pm – 1 pm: Solanco Summer Reading Book Club – Grade 6
The Quarryville Library would like to invite Solanco School District students, going into Grades 6—9, to take part in our first Solanco School District Summer Reading Book Club. We have 10 copies of this year’s required books, so bring your lunch and join us for some interesting book discussion! Book Selection: Peak. Update: Limited to 15 participants per book club. Please contact Randi Kennedy, Youth Services Coordinator at 717-806-1804 or rkennedy@quarryvillelibrary.org to register.

 

1 pm – 2 pm: Solanco Summer Reading Book Club – Grade 7 Wonder Book Cover
The Quarryville Library would like to invite Solanco School District students, going into Grades 6—9, to take part in our first Solanco School District Summer
Reading Book Club. We have 10 copies of this year’s required books, so bring your lunch and join us for some interesting book discussion! Book selection: Wonder. Update: Limited to 15 participants per book club. Please contact Randi Kennedy, Youth Services Coordinator at 717-806-1804 or rkennedy@quarryvillelibrary.org to register.

North Museum logo2 – 3 pm: Let’s Get Physical
Join the North Museum for an interactive hour of science and learn about how your ears and eyes take in information, how long it takes to burn off the calories in your favorite snacks and what your body looks like on the inside! Participants will learn about STEM and how each field relates to your body. Science: create a heart pump model and demonstrate how veins and arteries carry blood through your circulatory system. Technology: learn about advances in wearable technology and how electricity can travel through your body. Engineering: discover how the human ear was used to design the first telephone and how sound travels in waves. Math: decipher food labels and have fun counting calories.

Thursday, July 21

4 – 5 pm: Thursday Crafternoon
Stop by library Thursday afternoons & see what we’re crafting from recycled things!

Friday, July 22

5 – 6 pm: Teen Tech Nights
This three-week series features tech and engineering gadgets to get teens excited about STEM! Limit 15 participants.

Saturday, July 23

CHI St. Joseph's Health logo1 – 2 pm: Sink your Teeth into Science
Need to do more to satisfy the cravings of curious young minds? With our 60-minute program, 3rd-4th grade whet their appetites with the best practices in oral hygiene. They will feast on activities that allow them to explore, observe, and test why brushing, flossing, and eating well are healthy habits. Guaranteed, every participant leaves with a bag of tasty treats and a smile on their face! Registration required, limited to 25 participants. Please contact Randi Kennedy, Youth Services Coordinator at 717-806-1804 or rkennedy@quarryvillelibrary.org to register.

Tuesday, July 26

4 – 5 pm: Tech Tuesdays
Come to the Library on Tuesdays in July to practice your STEM Skills! Each week, we’ll have a selection of science and engineering toys to build, race, and program! Registration required, limit 15. Please contact Randi Kennedy, Youth Services Coordinator at 717-806-1804 or rkennedy@quarryvillelibrary.org to register.

Wednesday, July 27

Fever 1793 Book Cover12 pm – 1 pm: Solanco Summer Reading Book Club – Grade 8
The Quarryville Library would like to invite Solanco School District students, going into Grades 6—9, to take part in our first Solanco School District Summer Reading Book Club. We have 10 copies of this year’s required books, so bring your lunch and join us for some interesting book discussion! Book Selection: Fever 1793. Update: Limited to 15 participants per book club. Please contact Randi Kennedy, Youth Services Coordinator at 717-806-1804 or rkennedy@quarryvillelibrary.org to register.

 

1 pm – 2 pm: Solanco Summer Reading Book Club – Grade 9, Advanced Lord of the Flies Book Cover
The Quarryville Library would like to invite Solanco School District students, going into Grades 6—9, to take part in our first Solanco School District Summer Reading Book Club. We have 10 copies of this year’s required books, so bring your lunch and join us for some interesting book discussion! Book Selection: The Lord of the Flies. Update: Limited to 15 participants per book club. Please contact Randi Kennedy, Youth Services Coordinator at 717-806-1804 or rkennedy@quarryvillelibrary.org to register.

 

Book Cover for Anthem Book2 pm – 3 pm: Solanco Summer Reading Book Club – Grade 9
The Quarryville Library would like to invite Solanco School District students, going into Grades 6—9, to take part in our first Solanco School District Summer Reading Book Club. We have 10 copies of this year’s required books, so bring your lunch and join us for some interesting book discussion! Book Selection: Anthem. Update: Limited to 15 participants per book club. Please contact Randi Kennedy, Youth Services Coordinator at 717-806-1804 or rkennedy@quarryvillelibrary.org to register.

 

Thursday, July 28

2 – 3 pm: Animal OlympicsReptiles standing on books turtle holding trophy
Animal Olympics: A Live Reptile Show for 2016 Summer Reading with Jesse Rothacker. “Animal Olympics” will feature the physical fitness of our lovable, cold-blooded critters. Reptiles stretch, squeeze, swim, climb, run, leap, and dig their way through the wild. It’s the ultimate competition! We’ll also introduce families to the Pennsylvania Amphibian and Reptile Survey, a conservation program that will help your family get active outdoors! Program designed for ages 5 and up; younger children must sit with adult caregiver.

4 – 5 pm: Thursday Crafternoon
Stop by library Thursday afternoons & see what we’re crafting from recycled things!