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Leap into Science this July with Tara Tolton

What do you think those are for? Bring your elementary age children to your local library in July and find out in “Leap into Science”.  Join educator Tara Tolton to ask and answer questions like scientists do.   Together, your family will use books to learn information about a scientific topic, make observations and predictions, and then conduct...
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Libraries Rock because library books are free to borrow

Library Books are Free to Borrow

Libraries Rock because library books are free to borrow People new to York County Libraries often ask us, “How much does it cost to rent a book?”  We love watching their reactions when we let them know that library books are free to borrow.   Because of the generous support of our donors along with state...
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Teens Wanted to Compete in Cupcake Wars

If you are a teen, age 13 to 18, it is time to get your creativity flowing and enter into the Second Annual  York County Libraries Cupcake Wars.   Simply register at a participating library.  It all gets started with qualifying rounds held at libraries across the County.  The contest is free to enter and no...
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SummerQuest is Underway!

The York County Libraries SummerQuest: Libraries Rock! summer learning program is officially underway and runs through August 19.  Program guides are available at all York County Libraries now.  The SummerQuest program is geared to kids and teens from from birth to 18 and features lots of free activities for youth and families.  Once again, we have teamed...
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June 1-3 techmageddon & Axis 360

 We’re sorry for the recent “techmageddon” It sure seems that Murphy’s Law had its own plans for our launch of Axis 360 on June 1st. We sent an email to our members with links to details about the new service on our website. But alas, the website was on the fritz by Friday afternoon and was...
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Axis 360 Replaces Overdrive Service

Axis 360 is available! York County Libraries is live with a new digital platform Axis 360. Our content can be reached by using the Magic Wall or by downloading the Axis 360 app for Android, IOS, or Kindle.  During the month of June, set up your account and check out an item or place a hold, and you will be entered...
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Teens Vote for 2018 Book Pick

Voting Runs June 1 – 30 This is one election where you are not required to be 18 to vote!  In fact, you can’t be.  Local teens from age 13 to 18 are the only ones allowed to cast their votes for the 2018 Part of the Story read.   The ballots are available online and...
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SummerQuest Kick-Off event

YCL SummerQuest Kicks Off Saturday!

Ready for SummerQuest?  We are.  We are just days away from kicking off the 2018 York County Libraries SummerQuest Libraries Rock and and GO York! GO and Make Music summer learning and physical activity program on Saturday, June 2 at three locations!  Will you be there?  YCL Youth Services staff members have planned celebration events at...
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Thank You From York County Libraries

Dear Friends of York County Libraries:    Over the last several months, the York County Commissioners and Library officials have shared a spirited dialogue about the role of our County Government in annually funding our libraries.    During our conversations, we learned from each other while better appreciating the challenges and opportunities facing County Government...
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