Library announces upcoming programsThe Quarryville Library announces the following upcoming programs and events at the library, 357 Buck Road, Quarryville.
Bug Hunt Mondays
The library needs your help to catch some reading bugs. Every Monday this summer a new one will be hiding in the shelves of the library. Be the first to find it and win a prize! Mondays through Aug. 4 (Age 3-12)
Reading Bugs, Girl Scouts and the Library, Oh my!
This workshop is open to girls who are looking for something fun to do this summer. Each session includes activities, crafts and a snack. You do not need to be currently enrolled in Girl Scouts to participate. Thursdays, through July 24 from 6:30 - 8 p.m. (grades 3-6)
A BUG's LIFE at the Library
Buzz in with the family and hang out with some popcorn, a buggy movie and board game! This month we are showing "Bee Movie." This is the perfect opportunity to spend some quality time with your family, friends and those lovable librarians. June 9 at 6:30 p.m. (All ages)
Big Bad Bugs
How exactly do you kill a bug 10 times your size? Bring your favorite movie snack and join us to watch some big bad bug films. Saturdays in July at 2 p.m. July 12-"Arachnophobia," July 19-"Eight Legged Freaks," July 26-TBA Movies have PG13 ratings
Family Place: A Parent-Child Workshop
Come in for some parent - tot together time complete with toys, books, blocks, puzzles and more! Tuesday or Wednesday: July 15 at 6:30 p.m. or July 16 at 10:30 a.m. (6 months - 3years with parent/care-giver)
Where's the Grub?
Lancaster County Environmental staff tell us the techniques for catching & raising insects, then prepare your taste buds as we bake them, fry them and even dip them in chocolate for the adventurous to try! Bug eaters must sign a release form. Tuesday, July 22 at 6:30 p.m. (Ages 6 and up) Sponsored by Lancaster County Environmental Center.
Froggy Story Time
A slimy story time is in store when Froggy the costume character comes to share some of his adventures! Wednesday, July 30 at 2 p.m. (Ages 2-7)
Come to the library for stories and crafts this cycles themes include Summertime, Feeling Afraid, Seashore, Teddy Bears, Music and School.
4 and 5 year olds Mondays 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11 10:30 to11:30 a.m. (approx.) 18 months to 3 year olds Friday 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1, 8/8, 8/15 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. (approx.)
Free computer classes
The library is offering free computer classes in the library's meeting room from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Registration is required by calling the Quarryville Library at 786-1336 or stopping by. The topics to be covered include:
Tuesday, Aug. 5 - Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007
The material is oriented to home users and is suitable for beginners. The classes are designed to be hands-on. Participants are welcome to bring their own laptops. Classroom laptops are available for the first seven or so registrants who do not have their own. The class will be based on Windows Vista and Microsoft Office 2007.
More info about each class, visit www.trainingforproductivity.com.
Award-winning author coming to library
Tony Fredericks, the award-winning children's author, will host a program titled, "Books and Bugs and Really Weird Slugs" at the library at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 16. His books will be available for signing. Register for the program by calling the library.
Catch the Reading Bug
Looking for something to do this summer? Join the summer reading program at the library. Our theme this year is "Catch the Reading Bug." Programs are available for all ages: 5 and under, 6-12 and 13-18. Prizes upon completion of the program include frisbees, glow in the dark bugs, memo boards, free bowling passes, McDonalds coupons, free admission to a Senators Baseball game, and when you complete and extra five hours or reading a free ticket to Dutch Wonderland. The program runs until Aug. 9.