Grove Family Library

groveWelcome to the newest library in the Franklin County Library System!

Did you know…?
• Since our opening in Feb. 2006, this library has had an average of 100 new library card applications per month?
• There are more than 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?
• This library offers author visits, concerts, and an art gallery that promotes local artists?
• A teen grant provided new resources to replace two thirds of the old collection, and is now filled with the latest thrillers?

Hours & Holidays


717-264-9663

Hours:

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
Sunday CLOSED

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, (Mar. 25-26), Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving, (Nov. 24-26), and Christmas (Dec. 23-26)

Contact Us

Contact:
101 Ragged Edge Road South
Chambersburg, PA 17202
717-264-9663
Director: Joan Peiffer
email:  jpeiffer@fclspa.org

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What's Happening @ Grove

Putting on the Ritz, A Summer Tea! Wednesday, September 7, 2 to 4 p.m. Come enjoy a wonderful afternoon with drinks and tasty treats.  Tea will feature Sally Herritt from Chambersburg Community Theater.  Please sign up, as these teas are very popular!

Did you know Grove Family Library is a Pokemon Go hotspot? The library is a Poke-stop, and you can replenish your Poke-balls here!  Do you have a favorite Pokemon? Come see how it links to a good book!

Pokemon Grove Scavenger Hunt! Hiding in the books throughout the library are Pokemon cards that can be traded for prizes.  If you find a card, check out the book and receive your prize. Larger prizes are available soon! You can see them in our case.

Family Friendly Movie Night: The Peanuts Movie, Friday, August 19, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Bring snacks or dinner, bring friends and family to enjoy this adorable movie.  Free and open to the public.

Meeting of the Friends of Grove Family Library, Monday, August 22, 7 to 8 p.m.  Join the Friends of Grove as they plan activities that benefit the programs and services of the library.  New members are always welcome.

Coffee with a Cop, Tuesday, August 23, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Stop in to chat with troopers from the Pennsylvania state police.  Ask questions about issues that concern you.  Coffee and sweets will be provided.  Free and open to the public.

READ THAT! Teen Book Club, Thursday, August 25, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Book club is a place to talk, read and have fun sharing reading experiences.  Snacks will be provided.   Free and open to teens.

Come Read to a Dog, presented by Kindly Canines, returns in September.  Tuesday, September 6, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Big dogs, little dogs, all kinds of dogs just waiting to share a book with you!

Coloring and Chocolate for Teens and Adults, Last Monday of the month, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Coloring for adults is all the rage! Great designs supplied, and cups of chocolate milk. A fun and relaxing program.

Computer Instruction, half-hour individual sessions, scheduled at your convenience. Grove staff tutors patrons on many subjects, Microsoft Office, the Internet, email, ebooks, and more. Bring your laptop or device, or use one of ours. What would you like to know more about? Please sign up in the library.

Open Studio, every Friday afternoon, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Choose your own project, work on it at your own pace.  Great atmosphere, good work going on. Join us.

Young Writer’s Club, for Children ages 8 to 12, will continue on Mondays this fall. Stay tuned for dates.

August gallery: pastels and oils by Jean Frey.

 

 

POWER Library

Check out what online resources are available to you through POWER Library.

Find:

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  • Auto Repair Center
  • Bookflix
  • Business Source Main Edition
  • Consumer Health Complete
  • Cybersmarts
  • Newspaper Source
  • SIRS Discoverer

and various resources for school projects.

Click Here to go to POWER (You will need your library card barcode number)