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Saturday, December 3rd from 1:00 -2:30 p.m.
Anyone interested in exchanging cookies should sign up and bring a minimum of 3 dozen cookies to swap. Please label any cookies containing wheat and/or nuts. All cookies should be home-made & seasonally appropriate.
(No burnt or store bought cookies, please!)
This Holiday Season Give the Gift of Reading!
December 5th - December 9th
Need some ideas for Christmas gifts? Stocking Stuffers? Stop by GCCL and check out our huge selection of affordable books and educational products for children and teens.
All proceeds will go towards the children’s department.
Make a Difference Knitting & Crochet Group
Thursday, December 8th @ 1:30 p.m.
Do you like crocheting, knitting, and other needlework? Do you want to make a difference in our community? Join the knitting and crochet group at the Grove City Community Library. Led by Barbara Yakimick, this casual group is open to members of any age, gender or ability! Works created can go to women’s shelters in Mercer County run by the Mercer Aware Program, or for your own favorite charity. Come and kick back with your needles, hooks and yarn and Make a Difference in our community!
The group meets the second Thursday of each month from 1:30—3:00 p.m.
Visit Santa @ GCCL
Friday, December 9th at 6:00 p.m.
Bring your list for Santa and shop the Scholastic Book Fair!
Gingerbread House Contest
All houses must be completed upon entry and have a name or identifying mark underneath the base. We start accepting completed houses on Nov. 25th and the contest will then run through Dec 10th. All voting will be determined by popular vote using pennies. Proceeds will be split between the Ronald McDonald House and the Grove City Food Pantry.
Prizes will be awarded for: 1st Place, 2nd Place and Best in Show.
Monday Night Book Group
December 12th, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
"The Light Between Oceans" tells the tragic story of lighthouse keeper Tom Sherbourne and his wife Isabel who, after discovering a baby in a shipwrecked boat, must face the terrible consequences of their decision to raise the child as their own.
Everyone who has read the book is invited to attend. If you need a copy of the book, please stop by the front desk, call, or email the library to reserve a copy.
Friends of the Library Basket Raffle
Stop by GCCL for the annual Friends of the Library Gift Basket Raffle!
Every year our Friends members and some patrons, make these great baskets to raise money for the library. This year we have an awesome variety of baskets that would make a "Readymade Christmas Gift" for anyone in your family. Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 tickets for $5.00. The winners will be announced December 17th ... just in time for Christmas!
Downton Abbey Tea Event
Friday Evening, January 27, 2017
From 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
The evening will include a full tea along with a viewing of
“The Queen’s Garden”
Formal dress required!
Tickets are $10.00 each (CASH only)
Discover your family history at GCCL! Bring your library card, register at the main desk, then begin your genealogy research.
Monday, January 23rd
@ 6:00 p.m.
Extreme couponer, Whitney Jones, leads this club dedicated to sharing the secrets of how extreme couponing can save shoppers hundreds of dollars a month. Please bring coupons to share if you have them. Give back by donating redeemed items to the Grove City Food Pantry!
This class is FREE to attend; No registration required!
Participate in this FREE program that encourages you to READ to your child before he / she enters kindergarten.
One-on-one assistance is offered for those interested in becoming more confident using computers, navigating the Internet, or just figuring out how to use your own e-Reader or smart phone. Two laptops will be available for patrons to use during this time on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is encouraged if you have very specific topics or programs to cover; otherwise, please just drop in by the front desk!
December 7th, 14th, and 21st
From 1-2 p.m.
”Cooking the Books” Book Club!
November 21st, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Interested in trying lots of new recipes and only having to cook one? Join our new “Cooking the Books” book club and dig in!
Learn to cook recipes with ingredients that can be stored, in advance, in a jar. Not only can you prepare meals ahead of time but you can cook up great gift ideas for the holidays—or all year round!
All you need to do to join is: stop by the front desk and “reserve” (sign up for/copy) a recipe from this month’s featured cookbook: “100 Easy Recipes in Jars,” by Bonnie Scott. On Nov. 21st bring your completed dish and a jar containing the ingredients to make your recipe, and we will swap jars, sample dishes, and enjoy delicious food and great conversation!
Mystery Lovers’ Book Club
Wednesday, November 16th @ 2:30 p.m.
Attendees will read and discuss a variety of different cozy mysteries in a variety of mystery sub-genres. Attendees will meet to discuss titles read, enjoy refreshments and conversation, and determine which sub-genres/authors to focus on in 2017.
If you are interested in joining, stop by the library to check out a suitable book or bring one to talk about!
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