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National Parks in Your Backyard

Our national parks are some of this nation’s greatest treasures. From the spires of the Grand Tetons to the wetlands of the Everglades to the the snowy slopes of Denali—America’s...
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DownTown to Visit Seven Libraries

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 5, 2024,  York Revolution’s DownTown to Visit Libraries this Summer YORK, PA – Area youth participating in York County Libraries (YCL) SummerQuest program will have an...
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Welcome Back, Art in Martin!

Art in Martin Martin Library is excited to announce the return of our local artist display series, Art in Martin! Since Martin Library’s grand re-opening in July 2022, we have...
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SummerQuest Starts June 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 20, 2024 SummerQuest Program Starts June 1 at York County Libraries As School Winds Down, Families Gear Up for Affordable Summer Fun YORK, PA – The...
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Block Party Planned June 9

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2024 Martin Library to Host Block Party June 9 YORK, PA – Martin Library’s 2024 Block Party and SummerQuest Kickoff will be held from 1:00...
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Featured Artist: Tim Gasper

Dillsburg Library’s Featured Artists for May and June 2024 are Mike Jordan and Tim Gasper. Shelby Pizzarro recently caught up with Tim. TIM GASPER What is the source of your...
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Give Local Fun at Your Libraries!

For the seventh consecutive year, York County Libraries will participate in Give Local York, the biggest day of giving in York County! The 24-hour online event will start on Thursday,...
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StoryWalk® Grand Opening Planned May 8

For Immediate Release: April 24, 2024 StoryWalk® Unveiled at Springettsbury Township Park Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony and Grand Opening Planned May 8 YORK, PA – Springettsbury Township, in collaboration with York County...
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Miss Pennsylvania’s Teen Visits April 20

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  April 12, 2024   Miss Pennsylvania’s Teen to Visit Kaltreider-Benfer Library  RED LION, PA – Miss Pennsylvania’s Teen Lizzie Shacklett will visit Kaltreider-Benfer Library in Red Lion on...
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Tree Quest Program April 22

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     April 11, 2024  Earth Day Presentation Features Author Tony Fredericks   YORK, PA – Author Anthony D. Fredericks will speak at Martin Library in York...
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Celebrating 50 Years 1974—2024

Fifty years ago, on February 13, 1974, the York County Commissioners created the York County Library System to collectively strengthen the community’s access to library service. Fast forward to 2024,...
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YCL Celebrates 50 Years!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                       April 8, 2024  York County Libraries Celebrates 50 Years of Collaborative Service  Launches Digital Scrapbook During National Library Week  YORK, PA – York County Libraries (YCL) is...
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Martin Library Honors Delma Rivera

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2024 Martin Library Honors Delma Rivera YORK, PA – The Martin Library Honors Committee will recognize Delma Rivera as its spring 2024 honoree during an...
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Featured Artist: Jennifer Rabenstein

The Featured Artist for March and April 2024 at the Dillsburg Area Public Library is Jennifer Rabenstein. Our Art Wall Coordinator Shelby Pizzarro recently caught up with Jennifer. Q&A With...
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Reading Journey Celebration Planned

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    February 9, 2024  York County Libraries to Hold Reading Journey Celebration for Families  YORK, PA – York County Libraries will host a Reading Journey Celebration for families...
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Featured Artist: Linzi Raudabaugh

Linzi Raudabaugh is the featured artist for January and February 2024. She creates minimalist and abstract art utilizing a hyper-realistic approach. Inspired by natural beauty and rhythm, Linzi has created...
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Access to Justice in York County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  November 28, 2023  Paul Smith Library to Host Human Rights Day Panel Discussion Local Professionals to Address “Access to Justice” in York County   Shrewsbury, PA –...
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Tree Lighting Planned December 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       November 22, 2023  Library Hosts First Brogue Community Tree Lighting   Festivities Slated December 1  BROGUE, PA – Collinsville Community Library, in partnership with several...
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Writing Poetry

Writing Poetry The how, what, and why! Writing and reading poetry offers amazing benefits, so it might surprise you to learn that the Pennsylvania State Education Department does not require...
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GivingTuesday is November 28

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:      November 21, 2023  Martin Library to Participate in 2023 GivingTuesday  YORK, PA – Martin Library in York will participate in this year’s GivingTuesday on November 28....
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Poetry Contest Starts November 20th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    October 31, 2023    Libraries Seek Entries for 35th Annual Poetry Contest  YORK, PA – York County Libraries are seeking entries for the 35th Annual “A Celebration...
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Featured Artist: Jewel Staub

Dillsburg artist Jewel Staub is the Dillsburg Area Public Library’s Featured Artist for November and December 2023. She is exhibiting acrylic paintings exploring the natural world. Her focus is on...
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Library to Honor Sarah Barnhart

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  October 19, 2023    Glatfelter Memorial Library to Honor Sarah Barnhart  SPRING GROVE – Glatfelter Memorial Library will recognize Sarah Barnhart during an honors program and reception at...
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GOAL Celebration 2023

What is GOAL? Each fall, York County Libraries and PeoplesBank® team up to introduce first graders around York County to our Grade One At the Library (GOAL) initiative! GOAL introduces...
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Haunted Libraries of PA

Haunted Libraries of PA Did you know that Pennsylvania tops the list for most haunted libraries in the United States? Somehow, Martin Library in downtown York is never mentioned on...
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YES Registration Ends September 30

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 25, 2023 YCL Hosts Annual Youth Empowerment Summit for Teens Registration Ends Saturday, September 30 YORK, PA – York County high school students have until this...
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hoopla Service Ending 10/31/2023

hoopla Service Ending After Tuesday, October 31, 2023, YCL will no longer provide access to hoopla. The decision to discontinue this service is based on a number of factors. These...
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Talk With Me Toolkit at Martin Library

Talk With Me Toolkit

Come join Martin Library for the Talk With Me Toolkit. It’s a fun program just for 5 to 9 year olds and their caregivers! Register online here. What is Talk...
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Meet the Co-Authors of “Sistering”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 14, 2023 Martin Library to Host Co-Authors of “Sistering” YORK, PA – Martin Library will host authors Jessica Dickey and Danielle Neff at 11:00 a.m. Saturday,...
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