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Author Sam Quinones

See Dreamland Author Sam Quinones

Award-winning Journalist and Author Sam Quinones will take the stage at the Pullo Center on Monday, April 30th to kick off  the 2018 A Summer Read program.  His book  Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opioid Epidemic is this year’s A Summer Read selected title.   York County Libraries and other mid-state libraries are teaming up with WITF’s...
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April 8th-14th is National Library Week!

Did you Know? Probably the most well-known ancient library was the Library of Alexandria, which was in operation from around 295 BCE to 48 BCE when the building and its collections were tragically lost in a fire. However, people have been collecting records and keeping them in an organized fashion for millennia. Some of these...
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York County’s First 24-Hour Give Day is May 4!

York County’s largest day of giving Give Local York is taking place on Friday, May 4.  This is a first for York County!  We have watched our neighbor Lancaster County raise $8 million dollars during their Extraordinary Give Day.  Now it is York County’s turn.   The collective goal is $1 million. On this day, thousands...
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Do Your Tech Gadgets Have You Puzzled? Bring Them to the Tech Guru.

If your tech gadgets have you puzzled, bring them to the YCL Tech Guru.  The Tech Guru visits York County Libraries on a rotating six-week schedule and has open “office” hours that are first come, first serve at each location.   Ask the Tech Guru Bring your devices and your questions for a one-to-one consultation with...
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Something Big is Coming – Axis 360

York County Libraries is happy to announce a change to our Digital Services starting June 1.  We will be moving our free eBook and eAudio platform service from our current provider Overdrive to Baker & Taylor Axis 360. Our YCL Collections Team loves this new service. They tell us that it will provide more digital content...
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Rainbow Leads to Infinite Treasures

On her drive into York, YCL Graphic Designer Jill Magee captured this picture of a rainbow arching over Martin Library.  Being an Irish girl at heart, I automatically was curious about which way I should go to find the pot of gold. Yes, I still believe and don’t tell anyone.  I was actually wondering if...
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Are You Reading This Year’s Book?

Are You Reading Poison Study? Are you reading this year’s One Book , One Community (OBOC) selected book, Poison Study?  If so, fabulous!  If you haven’t started, grab a copy from your library now, because you won’t want to miss the upcoming events in February.   New York Times Best Selling Author Maria V. Snyder will be visiting libraries...
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Master Your New Year’s Resolution

What’s Your Resolution? On the radio today, the announcers were asking listeners to tell them if they already blew their New Year’s Resolution.  Say what?! The year has just started and there is plenty of time for the ups and downs, determination and work that comes with keeping resolutions.  There’s no need to call it...
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