Did you know…?
• Since our opening in Feb. 2006, we have had an average of 100 new library card applications per month?
• We have 1200 senior households in our service area, and we have a newly created senior space devoted to those aged 55 and older?
• You can learn about photography, genealogy, art, card making, for free?
• We have author visits, concerts, and an art gallery that promotes local artists?
• A teen grant enabled us to provide new resources to replace two thirds of the old collection, and is now filled with the latest dystopian thrillers?
Monday 9:00am – 8:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am – 8:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday 12:00pm – 8:00pm
Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am – 3:00pm
For information on when the library is closed, please check out our facebook page.
The library is closed for the following holidays: New Year’s Holiday (Jan. 1), Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, President’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Holiday (Dec. 24-25)
101 Ragged Edge Road South
Chambersburg PA 17202
Director: Joan Peiffer
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Grove will continue to hold a First Wednesday event for our seniors, every month, at 2 p.m. But there is no program for January, as first Wednesday is New Year’s Day. Our senior center project has been partially funded with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds, administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.
NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month, has a Wrap Up Party and Open House for Writers! Sat. Dec. 31, 1 p.m. Come and meet the intrepid writers who have tried to do a novel in a month, and those who actually churned out 50,000 words in November! (They call this, the Thank God It’s Over party!) Our writer’s group is just taking shape. Find out how you can join! For more information, call Angella at the library.
Library Tote Bags For Sale, $10.00, and you can fill them up for free with books and puzzles from the library! Help support your library. We just weeded our video collection, you can purchase videos for 25 cents!
Gingerbread House Contest, Sat. Dec. 7, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Must sign up in the library in advance, so we have enough gingerbread houses to decorate. Top three winners win WalMart gift cards. For children ages 14 and under.
Children’s Christmas Party, Sat. Dec. 12, 12 – 2 p.m. Open to children ages 5 – 14. Popcorn, craft and fun! Please sign up in the library.
Back by Popular Demand, Bone Strengthening and Muscle Building, Every Monday and Wednesday, starting Mon, Jan. 6, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Bring your sneakers and improve muscle strength, bone density, and balance. Our seniors will all benefit!
AIE Workshop, Artist Residence in the Schools, Mon, Jan. 6, 5 – 7 p.m. Learn how your talents, in art, writing, dance, music, can be used in the schools! This workshop explains the application process to become a rostered artist for the state of Pennsylvania, with the opportunity to work with classroom teachers around the state.
I Have A Dream Day, Sat., Jan. 18, 2 – 3 p.m. Celebrate the life of Martin Luther King and launch your own dreams…. Please sign up in the library.
Book Bingo and Bake Sale, Fri., Jan. 24, 5:30 – 8 p.m. Play bingo and help support tween programs with your donations. Fun for the whole family.
Snowflake Quilling class, for beginners, Mon., Feb. 3, 2 – 3 p.m. Quilling is an art form of rolling paper, and the snowflake designs are delicate and charming. And very easy to do! Please sign up in the library.
Displayed for December in the gallery: Art by Anne Finucaine, including pastel landscapes, pastel abstracts, and etchings.
Keep an eye out for our 3D bulletin board celebrating the season! Under construction, now…
Check out what online resources are available to you through POWER Library.
Auto Repair Center
Business Source Main Edition
Consumer Health Complete
and various resources for school projects.
Click Here to go to POWER (You will need your library card barcode number)