Summer Reading Program for Adults and Teens, Grove Family Library

Summer Reading Program for Adults and Teens, Grove Family Library

June 1st, 2022 – August 31st, 2022
Every 200 minutes read earns you a free book and E-raffle ticket for gift cards to local restaurants, and activities.
Raffle winners are chosen the first week in September.
Sign up at fclspa.beanstack.org or at the library.
There are also many “Oceans of Possibilities” programs for children including story times, field trips, programs led by friends from Franklin County 4-H, movies, and more.
101 S Ragged Edge Rd, Chambersburg, PA 17202 
Mondays: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesdays: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Wednesdays: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Thursdays: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Fridays: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Saturdays: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
We will be closed on Monday, June 20th in honor of Juneteenth and Monday, July 4th for Independence Day.
Stop at the library or look on our website or Facebook page to find out about other events and programs at our library.
https://www.fclspa.org/locations/grove-family-library/
https://www.facebook.com/GroveFamilyLibrary
Winter EXPLORE! Winter Fun and Fort Building, The Institute

Winter EXPLORE! Winter Fun and Fort Building, The Institute

Tuesday February 22nd, 2022 * 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Register for one session OR the full series of four programs!
See the flier with the whole series of four programs here.
Email us at info@natureandcultureinstitute.org to register for this program.
The final EXPLORE! in the February series.
Kids will enjoy an outdoor adventure while learning about the wonders of nature.
This program introduces STEM concepts. 
Students will enjoy a seasonal nature book, Fort Building Time by Megan Wagner-Lloyd.
They will go on a guided “wondering walk” through the forest, and learn how humans keep warm in the winter. 
Finally, students will work together with others to build a lean-to structure with natural materials.
Email us at info@natureandcultureinstitute.org to register for this program.
Instructor: Lynn Teach
Grades: K–5
Cost: $5 member, $6 non-member.
Limit: 15.
Location:Pine Hill Recreation Area
COVID protocols in accordance with CDC and PA DOH guidelines will be followed.
Masks are not required for outdoor activities, but are recommended when appropriate distancing (3 feet) is not possible. 
Winter EXPLORE! Nature’s Valentines, The Institute

Winter EXPLORE! Nature’s Valentines, The Institute

Tuesday February 15th, 2022 * 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Register for one session OR the full series of four programs!
See the flier with the whole series of four programs here.
Email us at info@natureandcultureinstitute.org to register for this program.
In addition to listening to a nature storybook, Love Matters Most, by Mij Kelly and Gerry Turley, students will learn some fun facts about bears, go on a ‘heart hike’ (searching for hearts in nature), and look for animals’ winter homes.
If there is snow, children will make a snow cake and decorate it with items found in nature.
Email us at info@natureandcultureinstitute.org to register for this program.
Instructor: Beth Skroban
Grades: K–5
Cost: $5 member, $6 non-member.
Limit: 15.
Location:Pine Hill Recreation Area
COVID protocols in accordance with CDC and PA DOH guidelines will be followed.
Masks are not required for outdoor activities, but are recommended when appropriate distancing (3 feet) is not possible. 
Seasonal Slumbers and Survival Strategies, The Institute

Seasonal Slumbers and Survival Strategies, The Institute

Tuesday February 8th, 2022 * 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Register for one session OR the full series of four programs!
See the flier with the whole series of four programs here.
Email us at info@natureandcultureinstitute.org to register for this program.
How do local critters get through the winter? Kids will listen to “A Warm Winter Tail” by Carrie A. Pearson, a book about how different animals survive the frozen winter.
Sensory exploration includes feeling the fur on a variety of animal pelts.
Kids will also explore the park trails looking for signs of active and slumbering animals during a guided “winter home walk,” and create their own winter home using snow, leaves, sticks, and
other natural materials.
Email us at info@natureandcultureinstitute.org to register for this program.
Instructor: Dave Graff
Grades: K–5
Cost: $5 member, $6 non-member.
Limit: 15.
Location:Pine Hill Recreation Area
COVID protocols in accordance with CDC and PA DOH guidelines will be followed.
Masks are not required for outdoor activities, but are recommended when appropriate distancing (3 feet) is not possible.