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We Can Help You: Learn a New Language

Rocket Languages by Guest Blogger Rebecca Hoffman York County Libraries Tech Guru Interested in learning a new language, but find Rosetta Stone is too pricey? Need to brush up since your last high school class? Traveling abroad, and want to at least be able to say “hello” to the locals? We’ve got a solution for...
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Meet the 2019 One Book Candidates

One Book, One Community Organizers Seek Public Votes for 2019 Book! by Guest Blogger Karen Hostetter Red Land Community Library Branch Manager One Book, One Community (OBOC) organizers are once again asking the public to vote for next year’s book selection!  The public vote initiative is a way to invite community involvement in the selection...
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Super POWER Your Research

New e-Resources Added in Time for Academic Year By guest blogger John Miller York County Libraries District Consultant We have exciting news about the e-resources offered by York County Libraries via POWER Library! Starting on August 1,  we will be able to offer 12 Gale products related to research and education. Our staff is hard at working...
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Career Move Raised Questions

“Why would you work for a library?” by guest blogger Janine Pflaum York County Libraries Director of Development When I made the choice to leave my prior employer and continue my career path in Fund Development at York County Libraries, I heard phrases like, “Libraries will be obsolete in a few years” or “Libraries are...
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Libraries Protect your Freedom to Read

Librarians Believe in the Importance of Access by Guest Blogger Rebekah Garrety York County Libraries Digital Services Librarian Libraries have been a primary source of information since practically the beginning of time. As libraries have grown and evolved, so has our approach to information. If you ever got a librarian started on library stuff you probably heard...
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New Saturday Summer Hours Announced

York County Libraries have announced new Saturday hours for the summer months from July through Labor Day.  The shorter hours will start Saturday, July 7.  Here is a quick overview of the changes: Closed on Saturdays The following libraries will be closed on Saturday during the summer months. Brogue | Collinsville Community Library Etters |...
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Miss Lisa shares Kwame Alexandar's "Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band"

Miss Lisa’s Jazz Story Time Introduces Foundational Art and Math Concepts

Jazz Story Time: a STEAM event @ your library Reading specialist Lisa Schmittle, will be teaching a Jazz Story Time in July as part of SummerQuest: Libraries Rock!  She offers families a fun and educational story experience based on the picture book “Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band” by Kwame Alexander.  She combines Alexander’s jazz...
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Quest Fest: YCL’s Mid-Summer Family Festival

Are you ready to rock with your library? Yes?  Great!  Rock with York County Libraries at Quest Fest, our favorite family festival.  It will be held from 10 am – 2 pm Saturday, July 14 at the Codorus State Park in Hanover.  This year the festival features award-winning performer Steven Courtney, storybook character Pete the...
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Leap into Science this July with Tara Tolton

What do you think those are for? 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...
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