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



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

Contact Us

101 Ragged Edge Road South
Chambersburg, PA 17202
Director: Joan Peiffer

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What's Happening @ Grove

The library will be closed on Monday, January 16 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Crocheted Market Bag, Tuesday, January 24, from 3 to 5 p.m. Participants must be able to chain stitch, single crochet, double crochet, and slip stitch.  Contact the library to sign up for this class and to obtain a list of materials you will need.  Sample bag in the library’s main lobby.

Book Bingo and Bake Sale, Friday, January 27, 6 to 8 p.m.  Everyone is invited to play bingo, win books and enjoy the bake sale.  Donations are welcome and will be used to support future Tween programs.

Coloring and Chocolate, Monday, January 30, 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Blind Date with a Book, returning by popular request, all through February!

First Wednesday Program, Essential Oils 101, Wednesday, February 1, 2 to 3:30 p.m. What are essential oils, how are they used, and how can they be of benefit?  Learn all about this fascinating subject, presented by BreAnne Hess. Light refreshments offered. Open to the public.

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

Second Wednesday Movie Afternoon, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, Wednesday, February 8, 2 to 4 p.m. Light refreshments offered.

Twisted Heart Craft, Thursday, February 9, 1 to 2 p.m., OR 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. Make a unique Valentine’s present! Samples may be viewed at the library. Class is open to adults and teens.  The fee is five dollars for materials, requested upon registration.  Please preregister in the library.

Teen and Adult Movie Night, Tarzan, Thursday, February 9, 6 to 8 p.m. Free popcorn and drinks.

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.




POWER Library

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


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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)