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Celebrate Black History Month 2023

Celebrate Black History Month by reading and exploring how the Black members of our communities have shaped our story. We’ve highlighted a few local and regional events below, as well...
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Libraries Have Sweet Plans

Libraries have sweet plans. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2023 It’s All About Chocolate at Three York County Libraries this February Libraries Have Sweet Plans for Library Lovers Month YORK,...
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New Digital Reading Service

New Digital Reading Service launches February 1. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2023 YCL Launches New Digital Reading Service February 1 Readers can use the award-winning Libby app to enjoy...
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York Cosplay Series for Teens

York Cosplay Series for Teens launches in February. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2023 York County Libraries Launch New Program for Teens YORK, PA – York County Libraries (YCL) are...
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Teen Mental Wellness

Teen Mental Wellness FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2023 Library Program for Teens to Focus on Mental Wellness YORK, PA – Award-winning author NoNieqa Ramos will speak with York County...
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All Things Chocolate! on a puce background with chocolate bars to the left and the cover of The Chocolatier by Jan Moran to the right

All About Chocolate!

ChocolateFest (and All the Rest) What do white beans, Peru, and mysteries have in common? They are all major aspects of the story of one of the world’s most popular...
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Best in Reading 2022

A Busy Year As I have said before on the Dillsburg Area Public Library blog, I read roughly 200 books per year – assuming that the year is relatively calm...
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Top 20 Adult Fiction for 2022

2022 Top 10s: Adult Fiction

Check out the Top 10 20 Adult Fiction titles at York County Libraries in 2022! Page right for books 11-20. Click any title to check it out from our online...
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Top 10 Teen Nonfiction for 2022

2022 Top 10s: Teen Nonfiction

Check out the Top 10 Teen Nonfiction titles at York County Libraries in 2022! Check out the most popular Teen Nonfiction titles checked out during 2022. Page to the right to...
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23 in 2023 Reading Challenge

23 in 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 22, 2022 York County Libraries Issue a Reading Challenge for 2023 YORK, PA – York County Libraries have a New Year’s challenge for...
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Library Transformation Progressing

The ongoing transformation at Kaltreider-Benfer Library is progressing on schedule. From the outside, members passing by can see the new roof and exterior siding going into place. Inside, the wall...
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23 in 2023 YCL Teens & adults reading challenge

23 in 2023

Are you up to the #23in2023 challenge? While everyone is thinking about how to spend their brand-new year, we’d like to offer a challenge! In 2023, York County Libraries is...
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Jim Thorpe: Readings

We’ve seen something of an increase in interest in the life of Olympian Jim Thorpe with the publication of Path Lit by Lighting by David Maraniss, which was as high as...
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Author Tony Fredericks reads to children

Celebrating GOAL 2022

On Saturday November 12th, York County Libraries presented the Annual Goal Celebration Event at the Dover Community Center in Dover, PA.  All first-grade students in York County, Pennsylvania were invited...
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Robert F. Lambert

2022 Gratitude and Giving

by Robert F. Lambert, President of York County Libraries York County Libraries are grateful for so much in 2022 as we look forward to a busy, productive, and fulfilling 2023....
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Featured Artist: Shelby Pizzarro

Editor’s Note: The Dillsburg Area Public Library’s featured artist for November and December 2022 is Shelby Pizzarro. Shelby is the Library’s Art Wall coordinator.    What is the source of...
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2022 GOAL Celebration

To celebrate getting library cards into the hands of first grade students in York County, York County Libraries is hosting the Annual GOAL Celebration on Saturday, November 12th from 10am–12pm...
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Photograph of 2022 Fall Honoree Peter. P (Pete) Brubaker

Pete Brubaker Honors – November 6

Pete Brubaker Honors Event The Martin Library Honors Committee will recognize Pete Brubaker for his dedicated service to libraries. We will celebrate his championship of early learning opportunities for children...
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Lyme Disease Resources

In case you missed our recent program with Sam’s Spoons Foundation, the Dillsburg Area Public Library has several resources available to help you learn about Lyme Disease: Children’s Titles: Grace...
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Get Ready for NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo November What’s NaNoWriMo? It stands for National Novel Writing Month, and it’s a free challenge for aspiring authors to complete a draft of a novel in one month. The...
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YCL Celebrates 1000 Books Readers

YCL recognized 88 children and their families for achieving the milestone of reading 1000 books during a recent celebration at Martin Library. Combined, the youngsters read over 97,000 books! The...
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Football Favorites

As fall rolls around and we get into the start of America’s favorite sport – cross country! Ok, that’s my favorite fall sport. Let’s start again – Fall means football...
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Featured Artist: Cynthia Enanoria

Editors Note: The Dillsburg Area Public Library’s featured artists for September and October 2022 is Cynthia Enanoria.    Cynthia Enanoria is a retired visual art teacher and visual artist.  Graduating...
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Explore Online Library Resources

Explore Our Online Library Resources Your library card is more powerful than you know! Your YCL card gets you access to dozens of online databases, just by using your YCL...
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