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what you learn could save a life

What You Learn Could Save A Life

Join us for Free Training Programs  Are you coming?  What you learn could save a life.  It could be a family member, a friend, a neighbor, a total stranger.  Opioid addiction and substance abuse does not know boundaries.    York County Libraries and the County of York have teamed up to offer an educational series...
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Celebration of Poetry

What You Should Know About A Celebration of Poetry

 A Celebration of Poetry contest is offically underway!  The annual contest is open to York and Adams County students in grades one through twelve.  Interested youth can submit one original poem into the contest anytime now through Friday, January 11.   The entries will be judged by a panel of local educators and poets with first,...
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AXIS360 Updates. Service will be unavailable during an upgrade on Sunday, November 26 6am to 12 noon

Axis360 Updates are coming

Axis360 Updates are coming on Sunday, November 25th We’ve been enjoying Axis 360 for almost 6 months now at YCL. We’ve given the nice folks who run the system feedback on what works great, and what needs help–and they are delivering! Axis360 updates are ready for release. To provide the latest updates, the Axis 360 service...
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Library thinkTank

Last Chance for 2018…Are You Coming?

Regional Library Think Tank Sessions Wrap Up this Month Have you participated in a Library Think Tank?  If not, you have two more chances before we call it a wrap for 2018!  York County Libraries (YCL) President Robert F. Lambert is  heading to Dover and Shrewsbury for this quarter’s Library Think Tank sessions.  Both events start at...
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family history blog

Leaving Our Mark on the World

Inherited Family History by guest blogger Janine Pflaum York County Libraries Director of Development Many years ago I inherited family history documentation with hundreds of photographs that nobody else in the family seemed interested. I had no idea what I was to do with all of it, but I knew that it had to be...
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York County Librarian Receives Distinguished Service Award

Pennsylvania Library Association Recognizes Paula Gilbert The Pennsylvania Library Association presented Paula Gilbert, director of youth services for York County Libraries, with its highest professional laurel, the “Distinguished Service Award” during its annual conference Tuesday.  The award is presented annually to a librarian who exemplifies exceptional meritorious statewide service to libraries of the Commonwealth and...
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Library of the Year

Pennsylvania Library Association Names Martin Library as Library of the Year

The York County Library is the First in Pennsylvania to Receive the Statewide Award The Pennsylvania Library Association named Martin Library as “Library of the Year” Tuesday during the association’s annual conference.  The York County library is the first in Pennsylvania to receive this statewide award.  The designation comes on the heels of the library’s...
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Martin Library Gold Star Award

Martin Library Receives PA Forward Gold Star Award

The Pennsylvania Library Association recognized Martin Library in York for becoming a PA Forward Gold Star Library during a recent ceremony.  Martin Library is the first library in York County to achieve this distinction.     According to Pennsylvania Library Association Executive Director Christi Buker, the PA Forward Star Library program recognizes libraries who clearly demonstrate their...
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Dr. Mitzel

Friends of Kreutz Creek Library to Honor Dr. Timothy Mitzel

Ceremony & Reception Sunday, November 4 The Friends of Kreutz Creek Library have announced their selection of Dr. Timothy Mitzel as the 2018 Honoree for their inaugural Honors Reception.  They will recognize Mitzel for his outstanding dedication to education and the community during a special ceremony and reception on Sunday, November 4 at 2 p.m....
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opioid addiction and treatment Opioid and Narcan training at your library

Free educational series on opioid addiction, treatment and family recovery

Opioid Addiction & Treatment Education 2018-2019 York County Libraries is hosting a series of educational programs addressing the issues of opioid addiction, substance abuse, treatment, and family recovery at libraries across the county over the next several months.  Experts from York/Adams Drug & Alcohol Commission, The RASE Project,  Wellspan, and Recovery Coaching Associates will be speaking...
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