Tuesday, February 23, 2016

February News!  We have had great success so far this month with our Blind Date With A Book Program!  Want to explore new authors? We select a variety of genres, wrap them up in beautiful wrapping paper, and you won’t know the identity until you get it home.  Join the excitement!  :)

Coloring and Cocoa 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 hot chocolate. Join us for a fun and relaxing program.

First Wednesday event for our seniors, every month, at 2 p.m. MARCH 2nd is: Yoga and Qigong. Instructors from the YMCA will teach us, and then guide us through some beginning exercises.  These can be done seated or standing. Boost your energy and calm your mind!       April 6th will feature Physical Therapist John Rinehart talking about how to care for your back.

Teen and Adult Movie Night: Creed, Thursday, March 10, 6 to 8:15 p.m. Stars Sylvester Stallone and Michael B. Jordan. Popcorn and Drinks provided. The more, the merrier.

Gum Paste Flower Class, Monday, March 21, 6 to 7 p.m.  Learn how to make flowers to top cakes, cupcakes, etc.  They were a welcome element to our latest tea centerpieces.  These are easy, no experience required.  Please sign up in the library.

Family Place, once a week, March 21 through April 18, 6 to 8 p.m. Play, read, explore, hangout, and learn, with, and about, your child.  Chat informally with early childhood specialists, who bring a different focus each week.  For children ages birth to three, their parents and caregivers.  Please sign up in the library.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

CELEBRATE Grove Family Library's 10th Anniversary

We are so excited!  The week of February 1 - 6, 2016 we will be celebrating our 10th anniversary! Monday we will have game night and/or Karaoke.   Get crazy with us!
Tuesday we'll have Kindly Canines. Big dogs, small dogs, come read to a dog.
Wednesday we are having two seatings for a delicious Dessert Tea!  10 am & 2 pm. Please sign up and reserve your seat.
Thursday evening we will watch a wonderful movie.  Fun for the whole family.
Saturday, we want you to he comfy, so wear your pajamas, listen to a classic story then watch the movie with us.  We will serve lunch and something upon arrival. 10 am - 1 pm.
All week long we will have snacks out for our wonderful patrons to enjoy.  Thank you is much for your patronage the past ten years.  Looking forward to another great ten!

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Grove Family Library Update

Sorry for the long delay.
The staff here at Grove Family Library have been keeping busy with great programs for the very young, to the very old!
Please check our calendar to see which program is right for you.
We have story times from 0 - 5 year olds.
We now offer LEGO clubs for those ages 6 - 12.
Teen movies the second Thursday of every month.
Teen Book Club the fourth Thursday of every month.
Writers workshop for anyone interested in improving their writing skills.
Art classes.
If you need help with your computer we can help with that.  Email, how to use your new device, or whatever you need.  Just call and make a 30 minute appointment.
Grovefamilylibrary.org.   Or call 717-264-9663 ext 201 for the front desk.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Grover's Den Grand Opening!

April 27th, 2012 from 3 - 6 pm we will be celebrating our new Senior Space created at the Grove Family Library.
Rob Kauffman will be by for the Grand Opening Celebration ribbon cutting ceremony at 4 pm.
We have named the new area Grover's Den. There will be a couple of comfy chairs, a computer with a large screen monitor, great web sites programmed into the computer, a notebook with pertinent updated information for Seniors 55 years and up!
There will be large print books, a bulletin board for patrons to share information and exchange any news.
Additionally, a mobile cart will have different genres spotlighted and changed periodically.
Several programs and classes have been planned in conjunction with the LSTA grant that we received. Please see our website or come in and pick up a brochure for more information.

Computer Classes Offered

March 26th
10 - 7 pm

We offer Computer Classes Every Month!

If there is anything you are interested in learning please let us know, and we can incorporate that into a one on one class. 10 - 7 are individual computer classes. Some of these 30 minute time slots are taken. Please come in, or call to reserve your spot.

Call and sign up today! 264-9663
Come join the fun!

eBooks Available for Free

Did you know that you can have access to hundreds of free eBooks from the Franklin County Library System?
Did you know that you can reserve books from anywhere in the system from Home?
Did you know that you can renew your checked out items from Home?
Did you know that you can view your checkout history from Home?

Please go to your favorite library's website and/or ask a staff member how to do these things if you need help.
We are here to serve you!

FCLS System Wide Book 'n' Bake Sale

We had a good turnout for our first annual FCLS System Wide Book'n'Bake Sale held at Norlo Park October 28 - 30, 2011.

We are planning on our 2nd annual for Oct. 25 - 28. This will be held at the Chambersburg Mall! We are now accepting book donations. For more information contact us or any library in the Franklin County Library System

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Preschool Storytime ~ September ~ April 30th

We have a wonderful and busy children's program.
Music and Movement is also incorporated into our programs.
Infant/Toddler Laptime: Tuesdays 10:00 - 10:30 or 11:00 - 11:30 am
Storytime: Wednesday 1:00 - 2:00 pm and
Friday 10:00 - 11:00 am.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012


Due to budget cuts, the Grove Family Library will be cutting back 5 hours per week.
Our new hours will be:
Monday 9 am - 8 pm
Tuesday 9 am - 8 pm
Wednesday 9 am - 5 pm
Thursday 12 pm - 8 pm
Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday 9 am - 1 pm

Fines are going from .10 a day to .20 per item, a day.
Video and DVD fines will remain .50.

Please make sure we have your email address on file so we can send you a reminder notice when your items are due. This will avoid your paying late fees.