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Hours Reduced at Seven York County Libraries

Hours will be reduced at seven York County Libraries beginning Saturday, February 17.   Will your favorite library be open less?  New Library Hours Effective Saturday, February 17 Brogue Collinsville Community Library 2632 Delta Road, Brogue 717.927.9014 Monday 10:00am – 4:00pm Tuesday 3:00pm – 8:00pm Wednesday 10:00am – 4:00pm Thursday  2:00 pm – 6:00pm Friday 1:00pm...
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YCL Board Announces Operational Changes

York County Commissioners Cut $300,000 in Library Funding The York County Libraries Board of Directors has announced changes in library operating hours and services for 2018.  The measures are a direct result of the loss of $300,000 in funding from York County.  The York County Commissioners announced the budget cut in late December 2017.  The...
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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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Library is the Constant in Life

We’re at the crazy time of the year where holiday preparations, gift-giving, reflection, and aspirations for the new year all intersect.  Everything is in a state of flux  as we try to wrap everything up for the year and prepare for the next.  However, there is the one constant that empowers and helps people grow...
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Grab Some Holiday Reads To Go

It’s tradition! Every year there are several authors we can count on for new holiday reads. Richard Paul Evans, Debbie Macomber, and Elin Hilderbrand are just a few who regularly bring us new stories to warm the holiday season.   Our libraries have a wonderful selection of titles available on audio that can be played on...
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Get the Kids Involved in the Holiday Fixings

Remember the story of The Little Red Hen and how she frantically runs around getting work done to get food on the table?  Every animal she asks for help along the way is quick to respond Not I.   Her story hits a little bit too close to home for adults prepping massive holiday meals.  There...
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Library Town Hall Meetings Wrap Up for 2017

Join us November 28th and 30th!  Ever since Robert F. Lambert took the helm as York County Libraries President in 2016, he has taken time to visit libraries across the county to hold Library Town Halls.  His intent is to hold community conversations to understand and be responsive to the library service needs of York...
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Five Fun Things You Can Do With Your YCL Card Today

Five Fun Things You Can Do With Your YCL Card Today

Chances are if you are one of our regular library visitors, you have found more than five great ways to use your library card.  However, our libraries are continually offering new services and programs.  In fact, sometimes it is hard for us to keep up!  So, to help us all out, we have put together...
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