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Program Features Author Ebony LaDelle

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2023 Teen Library Program to Feature “Love Radio” Author Ebony LaDelle YORK, PA – One of People magazine’s picks for best summer reads, “Love Radio”,...
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Why YOU Should Read This Summer

Make reading part of your summer! You’ve heard it every summer of your life: Read a book! You should read! Do some reading! But… well, why?  Below, we’ve offered some...
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YCL York Cosplay Teen Fashion Show

York Cosplay Event Slated June 24th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2023 Libraries Hold First York Cosplay Teen Fashion Show YORK, PA – York County Libraries (YCL) will hold the First Annual York Cosplay Teen Fashion...
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New Group Focuses on Wellness

        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Library Hosts Women’s Wellness Group: A Return to Life Balance, Health, and Happiness Shrewsbury, PA – Paul Smith Library of Southern York County...
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Block Party Set June 4

Block Party Set June 4 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2023 Martin Library to Host Block Party June 4 YORK, PA – The Martin Library 2023 Block Party and SummerQuest...
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Libraries Keep Kids Learning

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2023 SummerQuest Program Starts June 1 at York County Libraries As Schools Wrap Up, Libraries Gear Up to Keep Kids Learning YORK, PA – The...
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Kaltreider-Benfer Library Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Kaltreider-Benfer Library is Open

York County Libraries held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to reopen Kaltreider-Benfer Library in Red Lion on April 29th.  The event signals the completion of York County Libraries’ three capital campaign building...
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Library Reopens to Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 2, 2023 Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Marks Completion of Three Campaign Projects RED LION, PA – York County Libraries President Robert F. Lambert and local dignitaries addressed the...
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The Summer Countdown is Here!

The Summer Countdown is Here! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 1, 2023 Keep the Kids Learning While Having Fun this Summer SummerQuest Early Online Registration Starts May 14 YORK, PA –...
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Libraries bring us together, and they serve all.

2022 Community Benefit Report

Thank you so much for supporting, visiting, and energizing libraries throughout York County. It is with pride and gratitude that we share our York County Libraries 2022 Community Benefit Report....
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Celebrate National Library Week

National Library Week York County Libraries Offer Learning Opportunities for All Ages  National Library Week is April 23 – 29  YORK, PA – York County Libraries are joining libraries across...
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Libraries Host Give Local York Events

 Libraries Host Give Local York Events FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 13, 2023  Libraries Host Special Events for Give Local York YORK, PA – York County Libraries will host several special...
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Give Local York is May 4-5, 2023

For the sixth consecutive year, York County Libraries will participate in Give Local York, the biggest day of giving in York County! The 27-hour online event will start on Thursday,...
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Kaltreider-Benfer Celebrates Reopening

Kaltreider-Benfer Celebrates Grand Reopening FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12, 2023 Kaltreider-Benfer Library Reopens April 29th Special Events Planned for Grand Reopening Celebration RED LION, PA – Kaltreider-Benfer Library reopens Saturday,...
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Poetry Contest Winners Recognized

Poetry Contest Winners Recognized FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2023 Celebration of Poetry Event Slated April 26 YORK, PA – York County Libraries have announced the winners of the 34th...
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Kaltreider-Benfer Library Reopens

Kaltreider-Benfer Library Reopens

Kaltreider-Benfer Library reopens Saturday, April 29, 2023! To celebrate the occasion, the library is holding a Ribbon-cutting Ceremony at 9am followed by its Grand Reopening Celebration from 10am to 4pm. ...
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Martin Honors YCP President

Martin Honors YCP President; Martin Library Honors Committee recognizes Dr. Pamela Gunter-Smith  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 30, 2023 Martin Library to Recognize Dr. Pamela Gunter-Smith YORK, PA – The Martin...
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Kaltreider-Benfer Offers Curbside Pickup

Curbside Pickup FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 16, 2023 Kaltreider-Benfer Library is Offering Curbside Pickup RED LION, PA – Kaltreider-Benfer Library is now offering curbside pickup of library materials at its...
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Deaf History Month

Deaf History Month Deaf History Month runs from March 13 through April 16 annually. It seeks to highlight successes of those in the deaf and hard of hearing communities, as...
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Featured Artist: Rose Magee

Editor’s Note: Rose Magee is displaying artwork at the Dillsburg Area Public Library in March and April 2023. Rose works in hand hooked wool rugs and previously displayed work at...
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Murder is the Charge: Resources

Murder is the Charge Did you catch Martin Library’s director, Mina Edmondson, on her visit to the Fox43 studio this morning? Mina introduced a couple of her own top picks,...
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Kaltreider-Benfer Library Moving Back Blog

We’re Moving Back!

Kaltreider-Benfer Library is preparing to move out of its temporary site at Windsor Manor Elementary School. Staff will be packing everything up to move back to the library’s permanent location...
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Family Fun: Reading Journey Celebration

Dress up like favorite fairy-tale characterscter FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 17, 2023 York County Libraries to Hold Reading Journey Celebration for Families  YORK, PA – York County Libraries will host...
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Reading Journey Celebration 2023

Reading Journey  Calling all lovers of dragons, princes and princesses, magical creatures and fairytales! York County Libraries will be hosting a Reading Journey Celebration on Saturday, March 4, 2023 at...
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Bookmarked and Ticket Drawing

a Bookmarked an d  Ticket Drawing Bookmarked: A Zoom Book Club Bookmarked is an online book club hosted by the York County History Center in York, PA. Four times a...
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Celebrate Black History Month 2023

Celebrate Black History Month by reading and exploring how the Black members of our communities have shaped our story. We’ve highlighted a few local and regional events below, as well...
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Libraries Have Sweet Plans

Libraries have sweet plans. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2023 It’s All About Chocolate at Three York County Libraries this February Libraries Have Sweet Plans for Library Lovers Month YORK,...
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New Digital Reading Service

New Digital Reading Service launches February 1. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2023 YCL Launches New Digital Reading Service February 1 Readers can use the award-winning Libby app to enjoy...
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York Cosplay Series for Teens

York Cosplay Series for Teens launches in February. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2023 York County Libraries Launch New Program for Teens YORK, PA – York County Libraries (YCL) are...
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Teen Mental Wellness

Teen Mental Wellness FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2023 Library Program for Teens to Focus on Mental Wellness YORK, PA – Award-winning author NoNieqa Ramos will speak with York County...
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All About Chocolate!

ChocolateFest (and All the Rest) What do white beans, Peru, and mysteries have in common? They are all major aspects of the story of one of the world’s most popular...
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Best in Reading 2022

A Busy Year As I have said before on the Dillsburg Area Public Library blog, I read roughly 200 books per year – assuming that the year is relatively calm...
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Top 20 Adult Fiction for 2022

2022 Top 10s: Adult Fiction

Check out the Top 10 20 Adult Fiction titles at York County Libraries in 2022! Page right for books 11-20. Click any title to check it out from our online...
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Top 10 Teen Nonfiction for 2022

2022 Top 10s: Teen Nonfiction

Check out the Top 10 Teen Nonfiction titles at York County Libraries in 2022! Check out the most popular Teen Nonfiction titles checked out during 2022. Page to the right to...
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23 in 2023 Reading Challenge

23 in 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 22, 2022 York County Libraries Issue a Reading Challenge for 2023 YORK, PA – York County Libraries have a New Year’s challenge for...
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Library Transformation Progressing

The ongoing transformation at Kaltreider-Benfer Library is progressing on schedule. From the outside, members passing by can see the new roof and exterior siding going into place. Inside, the wall...
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23 in 2023 YCL Teens & adults reading challenge

23 in 2023

Are you up to the #23in2023 challenge? While everyone is thinking about how to spend their brand-new year, we’d like to offer a challenge! In 2023, York County Libraries is...
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