October 2018 | York County Libraries

Month: October 2018

family history blog

Leaving Our Mark on the World

October 23rd, 2018

Inherited Family History [caption id="attachment_20222" align="alignright" width="201"] Janine Pflaum[/caption] by guest blogger Janine Pflaum York County Libraries Director of Development Many years ago I inherited family history documentation with hundreds of photographs that nobody else in the family seemed interested....

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York County Librarian Receives Distinguished Service Award

October 18th, 2018

Pennsylvania Library Association Recognizes Paula Gilbert The Pennsylvania Library Association presented Paula Gilbert, director of youth services for York County Libraries, with its highest professional laurel, the “Distinguished Service Award” during its annual conference Tuesday.  The award is presented annually...

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Library of the Year

Pennsylvania Library Association Names Martin Library as Library of the Year

October 18th, 2018

The York County Library is the First in Pennsylvania to Receive the Statewide Award The Pennsylvania Library Association named Martin Library as “Library of the Year” Tuesday during the association’s annual conference.  The York County library is the first in...

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Martin Library Gold Star Award

Martin Library Receives PA Forward Gold Star Award

October 12th, 2018

The Pennsylvania Library Association recognized Martin Library in York for becoming a PA Forward Gold Star Library during a recent ceremony.  Martin Library is the first library in York County to achieve this distinction.     According to Pennsylvania Library Association Executive...

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Dr. Mitzel

Friends of Kreutz Creek Library to Honor Dr. Timothy Mitzel

October 9th, 2018

Ceremony & Reception Sunday, November 4 [caption id="attachment_393" align="alignright" width="300"] While one of Tim’s favorite pastimes is watching his beloved Philadelphia Eagles, he enjoys spending time with his wife Jill and sons Cale and Peyton.[/caption] The Friends of Kreutz Creek...

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opioid addiction and treatment Opioid and Narcan training at your library

Free educational series on opioid addiction, treatment and family recovery

October 2nd, 2018

Opioid Addiction & Treatment Education 2018-2019 York County Libraries is hosting a series of educational programs addressing the issues of opioid addiction, substance abuse, treatment, and family recovery at libraries across the county over the next several months.  Experts from...

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten family reading together

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

October 1st, 2018

How to prepare your child to succeed: Read 1000 Books Before Kindergarten To encourage York County families to read with their young children, we now offer an exciting new program: 1000 Books Before Kindergarten. This is an offshoot of a...

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