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Moving to New Quarters

Kreutz Creek Library staff and volunteers have been busy moving library books, story time props, and more from storage and the trailer to its new quarters just steps across the parking lot.  Books are temporarily organized on tables until the new book shelves arrive.  In the interim, members can now pick up holds in the...
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Going to New Heights

Renovations at Martin Library recently went to new heights as construction workers hoisted the library’s new chiller to the rooftop.  Work on the second floor is nearing completion and the main focus now is the transformation of the Children’s Library.  Take a look at the amazing changes happening at Martin Library: Martin Library 11.19.21 by...
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November is Native American Heritage Month

What is Native American Heritage Month? Native American Heritage month (also called American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month) was created to celebrate Indigenous peoples’ “rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories, and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people” in the United States (excerpted from the National Congress of American Indians website). Native...
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Limited Time! Free Video Workshops for 1000 Books 2021

Our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program keeps getting better! On October 14, we held a private online celebration for the 74 children who completed their 1000 Books between August 2020 and September 2021. Our guest of honor was author Lindsay Barret George, whose beautifully illustrated books make for wonderful story times.   What’s 1000 Books? ...
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It Looks Totally Different

The space that was once served as the information services department and adult computer lab looks totally different.  Renovations led by Kinsley Construction, Inc. have significantly altered the second floor at Martin Library. And the work is still ongoing.  Landlocked, this city landmark cannot easily expand, but it can renovate and repurpose its current space. ...
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Ready to Furnish

The physical transformation of the former Hellam Township Building into the new Kreutz Creek Library is in a word: amazing.  Kinsley Construction, Inc. and crews from several local companies did impressive work delivering the building ahead of schedule.   The next steps include waiting for the furniture and bookshelves to arrive.  The pandemic has slowed delivery...
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Hispanic Heritage Month – Books for Teens & Up

Did you know September 15–October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States? Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States. Hispanic Americans are people who come from, or whose ancestors come from Spanish-speaking areas, particularly Latin American countries. Nearly one...
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The Unifying Power of Stories

Banned Books Week, Sept. 26 – Oct. 2, is a reminder of the unifying power of stories. This year, YCL’s celebration of Banned Books Week looks very different than what we have done in past years. We are not doing the typical book displays. We are not wrapping banned books in brown paper or handing out lists of banned books. Instead, we want you to know that we are here, year-round, to help you and all community members...
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Holds Suggested as Collections are Moving

Martin Library staff members are methodically moving library collections to prepare the way for each phase of renovation.  Since the ability to personally browse collections is ever-changing as construction progresses, Martin Library Director Mina Edmondson suggests that members place a hold on items to be filled by the YCL collection. York County Libraries staff will...
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The Excitement is Building

The excitement for the brand new Kreutz Creek Library is building!  All signs – most notably, the ones now mounted on the building – point to the library’s near completion.  Next month, furnishings and shelving should be in place in preparation for the big move.  Staff, friends and volunteers will be moving library collections from...
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Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

Did you know September 15—October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States? Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States. Hispanic Americans are people who come from, or whose ancestors come from Spanish-speaking areas, particularly Latin American countries. Nearly one...
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September is National Library Card Signup Month

September is National Library Card Signup Month York County Libraries is excited to celebrate National Library Card Signup Month in September. We’re glad that you want to share in the celebration! Library cards provide equitable access to books, technology, music, research, and more to Americans of all classes and backgrounds.  Marley Dias is the honorary...
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Progress on All Levels

Construction work at Martin Library is showing progress on all levels.  The library’s iconic 1935 weathervane has reclaimed its original spot, perched high above many York City structures.  Renovation in the library’s lower level is transforming the program room, teen forum, and library archives into spaces with renewed purpose.  Demolition work on the second floor...
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It is Beginning to Look Like A Library

Construction at the former Hellam Township Building is totally transforming the 8,800 square foot building into a new structure, a library to be exact.  In just a few short months, Kreutz Creek Library is moving into this future state-of-the-art facility.  Construction is slated to be done this fall.   Behind the Scenes Interested in a behind the...
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Donuts and Other Proclamations of Love

“The truth is, I wouldn’t be a writer if I hadn’t first been a teacher,” says Jared Reck, local educator and author of the newly released book Donuts and Other Proclamations of Love.  Jared will discuss the novel via Zoom at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 3.   The virtual author visit is part of this year’s...
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