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Reading Journey Celebration Planned

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    February 9, 2024  York County Libraries to Hold Reading Journey Celebration for Families  YORK, PA – York County Libraries will host a Reading Journey Celebration for families...
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Featured Artist: Linzi Raudabaugh

Linzi Raudabaugh is the featured artist for January and February 2024. She creates minimalist and abstract art utilizing a hyper-realistic approach. Inspired by natural beauty and rhythm, Linzi has created...
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Access to Justice in York County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  November 28, 2023  Paul Smith Library to Host Human Rights Day Panel Discussion Local Professionals to Address “Access to Justice” in York County   Shrewsbury, PA –...
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Tree Lighting Planned December 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       November 22, 2023  Library Hosts First Brogue Community Tree Lighting   Festivities Slated December 1  BROGUE, PA – Collinsville Community Library, in partnership with several...
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Writing Poetry

Writing Poetry The how, what, and why! Writing and reading poetry offers amazing benefits, so it might surprise you to learn that the Pennsylvania State Education Department does not require...
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GivingTuesday is November 28

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:      November 21, 2023  Martin Library to Participate in 2023 GivingTuesday  YORK, PA – Martin Library in York will participate in this year’s GivingTuesday on November 28....
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Poetry Contest Starts November 20th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    October 31, 2023    Libraries Seek Entries for 35th Annual Poetry Contest  YORK, PA – York County Libraries are seeking entries for the 35th Annual “A Celebration...
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Featured Artist: Jewel Staub

Dillsburg artist Jewel Staub is the Dillsburg Area Public Library’s Featured Artist for November and December 2023. She is exhibiting acrylic paintings exploring the natural world. Her focus is on...
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Library to Honor Sarah Barnhart

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  October 19, 2023    Glatfelter Memorial Library to Honor Sarah Barnhart  SPRING GROVE – Glatfelter Memorial Library will recognize Sarah Barnhart during an honors program and reception at...
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GOAL Celebration 2023

What is GOAL? Each fall, York County Libraries and PeoplesBank® team up to introduce first graders around York County to our Grade One At the Library (GOAL) initiative! GOAL introduces...
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Haunted Libraries of PA

Haunted Libraries of PA Did you know that Pennsylvania tops the list for most haunted libraries in the United States? Somehow, Martin Library in downtown York is never mentioned on...
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YES Registration Ends September 30

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 25, 2023 YCL Hosts Annual Youth Empowerment Summit for Teens Registration Ends Saturday, September 30 YORK, PA – York County high school students have until this...
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hoopla Service Ending 10/31/2023

hoopla Service Ending After Tuesday, October 31, 2023, YCL will no longer provide access to hoopla. The decision to discontinue this service is based on a number of factors. These...
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Talk With Me Toolkit at Martin Library

Talk With Me Toolkit

Come join Martin Library for the Talk With Me Toolkit. It’s a fun program just for 5 to 9 year olds and their caregivers! Register online here. What is Talk...
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Meet the Co-Authors of “Sistering”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 14, 2023 Martin Library to Host Co-Authors of “Sistering” YORK, PA – Martin Library will host authors Jessica Dickey and Danielle Neff at 11:00 a.m. Saturday,...
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Featured Artist: Bill Andrew

Artist Bill Andrew is the September and October 2023 featured artist at the Dillsburg Area Public Library! Art wall coordinator Shelby Pizzarro caught up with Bill recently: What is the...
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Coming up at Martin Library!

As you wait for the leaves to transform into their autumn hues, take part in several fantastic Martin Library fall events! They are happening from the end of September through...
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This School Supply Builds Reading Skills

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 6, 2023                                    This School Supply Helps First Graders Build Reading Skills  YORK, PA – First grade students and their families will want to add one...
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Livestream Author Visit with Rachel Hanna

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2023 Bestselling Author Rachel Hanna Talks about “The Bucket List” Libraries Host Livestream Author Visit September 13 YORK, PA – USA Today bestselling author Rachel...
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Program Features Author Ebony LaDelle

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2023 Teen Library Program to Feature “Love Radio” Author Ebony LaDelle YORK, PA – One of People magazine’s picks for best summer reads, “Love Radio”,...
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Why YOU Should Read This Summer

Make reading part of your summer! You’ve heard it every summer of your life: Read a book! You should read! Do some reading! But… well, why?  Below, we’ve offered some...
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YCL York Cosplay Teen Fashion Show

York Cosplay Event Slated June 24th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2023 Libraries Hold First York Cosplay Teen Fashion Show YORK, PA – York County Libraries (YCL) will hold the First Annual York Cosplay Teen Fashion...
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New Group Focuses on Wellness

        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Library Hosts Women’s Wellness Group: A Return to Life Balance, Health, and Happiness Shrewsbury, PA – Paul Smith Library of Southern York County...
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Block Party Set June 4

Block Party Set June 4 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2023 Martin Library to Host Block Party June 4 YORK, PA – The Martin Library 2023 Block Party and SummerQuest...
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Libraries Keep Kids Learning

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2023 SummerQuest Program Starts June 1 at York County Libraries As Schools Wrap Up, Libraries Gear Up to Keep Kids Learning YORK, PA – The...
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Kaltreider-Benfer Library Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Kaltreider-Benfer Library is Open

York County Libraries held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to reopen Kaltreider-Benfer Library in Red Lion on April 29th.  The event signals the completion of York County Libraries’ three capital campaign building...
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Library Reopens to Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 2, 2023 Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Marks Completion of Three Campaign Projects RED LION, PA – York County Libraries President Robert F. Lambert and local dignitaries addressed the...
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The Summer Countdown is Here!

The Summer Countdown is Here! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 1, 2023 Keep the Kids Learning While Having Fun this Summer SummerQuest Early Online Registration Starts May 14 YORK, PA –...
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Libraries bring us together, and they serve all.

2022 Community Benefit Report

Thank you so much for supporting, visiting, and energizing libraries throughout York County. It is with pride and gratitude that we share our York County Libraries 2022 Community Benefit Report....
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Celebrate National Library Week

National Library Week York County Libraries Offer Learning Opportunities for All Ages  National Library Week is April 23 – 29  YORK, PA – York County Libraries are joining libraries across...
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Libraries Host Give Local York Events

 Libraries Host Give Local York Events FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 13, 2023  Libraries Host Special Events for Give Local York YORK, PA – York County Libraries will host several special...
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