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Staff Pick Favorite Library Moments of 2018

Providing a welcoming place for community members to gather, connect and learn is important to our library staff members.  When asked about their Favorite Library Moments of 2018, they came back with so many favorites, we had to split the blog in two.  Here are a few more of YCL’s top memories of the year:    ...
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Favorite Library Moments 2018

Our Favorite Library Moments of 2018

Our library staff love what they do and when asked to name their favorite Library Moments of 2018, they came back with quite a few!  Here is a glimpse of some of YCL’s top memories of the year:  Celebrating our Award-Winning Libraries and Staff 2018 proved to be an exciting year of recognition for York County...
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Why Story Time Matters

Why Story Time Matters

Story Time at Red Land Community Library helps children enjoy books at a young age in an engaging and welcoming atmosphere.  Karen Hostetter, library manager at Red Land Community Library, says that the Story Time hour shows parents that getting young children interested in reading 1000 Books before Kindergarten is “attainable, and even fun.”  Weekly...
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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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