Summer Quest 2022 and Library Programming at the Union County Libraries

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July 25, 2022 to August 31, 2022

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Summer Quest 2022

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Dive into the ocean depths at Summer Quest!

Challenge yourself to read 1,000 minutes this summer and earn brag tags and books along the way! Summer Quest runs from June 6 - August 6 at all three Union County Libraries and offers fun and engaging programs for children, teens, and adults! Learn more

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All Programs are FREE of charge thanks to the generous support of Fulton Financial Advisors at Fulton Bank.


Intro to Microsoft Excel *

PLUC - Monday, Aug. 1 – 6:00 - 7:00 pm

WEL- Thursday, Aug. 18 – 5:00 - 6:00 pm

HML- Thursday, Aug. 23 – 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Learn the basics of Excel from formatting cells to using formulas. Basic computer skill knowledge is required to attend this class. Register Now

Digital Literacy Classes

HML - Mondays and Thursdays: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Learn basic computer programs like Google Suite, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and more. Financial management training is also available. Sign up during scheduled times or request a one-on-one session. For more information call the library at 570-966-0831.


Brunch Club - Tweens/Teens *

HML- Monday, August 1 & 15 – 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Join old and new friends each week for a fun activity! Bring a lunch and the library will supply a dessert!

August 1 – Candy Olympics

August 15 –Pelican's in the Park. Meets at the Mifflinburg Community Park. Must register to receive a treat from Pelican's.

For grades 6-12. Register Now

Novel Thoughts Book Club *

HML- Thursday, August 4 – 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join fellow book lovers and discuss A Brilliant Night of Ice and Stars by Rebecca Connelly. Register Now

Mah Jongg *

WEL- Friday, Aug 5 & 19 – 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Mah Jongg is a game of skill, strategy, and calculation and involves a degree of chance. No experience is needed. An instructor is on hand to teach newcomers this tile-based game. Register Now

Teen Readers' Club *

PLUC - Saturday, August 6 – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This month teens chat about Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuinston. Prior reading not required to join the meeting. Register Now

West End Readers *

WEL- Thursday, August 11 – 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Connect with fellow book lovers as they discuss The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman. Each month our group selects and discusses a new book. Register Now

Master Gardeners Presentation *

PLUC - Monday, August 15 – 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Learn about a gardening topic from one of Penn State Extension’s Master Gardeners. Register Now

Teen Drop-in Night *

HML- Monday, August 29 – 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Drop in and hangout with other teens. Choose what you want to do. Just have fun. Register Now

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Under the Sea Movie Night *

PLUC - Monday, August 1 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Celebrate the end of Summer Quest with a fun movie and popcorn! For ages 6-12Register Now

Ocean Slime *

HML- Thursday, August 4 – 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Pick out some ocean friends and make sparkly blue slime that your new ocean animals will love! For grades K-5. Register Now

Children's Day at the West End Fair

WEL - Saturday, August 6 10:00 am2:00 pm

Stop by the library’s table at the West End Fair to say "Hi" and make a craft.

Play K - Cruise into Kindergarten *

PLUC - August 9, 10, 11 & 16, 17, & 18 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A series of programs that allow children entering kindergarten to “play kindergarten” using activities and materials around themes that align with PA Early Learning Standards. Register Now

PJ & Movie Day *

HML- Wednesday, August 17 – 10:30 am12:00 pm

Stay in your PJ’s, grab a pillow and a blanket, and head over to the library for a family movie. Register Now

Reading with Maverick

WEL- Saturday, August 27 – 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Children are welcome to read their books to our certified therapy dog Maverick. One child is allowed at a time. To sign up for a 15-minute time slot, call the library at 570-922-4773.

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Place a hold today and be the first to get these titles!

New Adult Fiction


The Lioness

by Chris BohJalian

(Libby eBook)

(Libby Audiobook)

New Teen Fiction


by Maggie Stiefvater

New Children's Fiction


Dragon Masters: Bloom of the Flower Dragon

by Tracy West

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