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Playing with Blocks Builds More than Towers

In our modern and tech-savvy world, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) skills are crucial for keeping up with the newest technological advancements.  This is important for young children as they prepare for school and life.  York County Libraries offer a variety of free programs that can help your children acquire the fundamentals.  Wee Build...
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Grow with Google

Did you Grow with Google?

Tech giant Google made its way to Martin Library last week as part of a nationwide tour of libraries to impart digital skills that will help fuel economic success.  Libraries are a natural partner for this initiative as library professionals regularly connect community members with core resources and learning opportunities. York County Libraries President Robert F....
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2019 Book Awards Coretta Scott King Awards

We have award winning books for you: Coretta Scott King Awards

Coretta Scott King Book Awards Our libraries are proud to share award-winning literature with you. On Monday, the American Library Association announced the winners of the Coretta Scott King Book Awards. This award is given to an African American author and illustrator of outstanding books for children and young adults. This year is especially significant because 2019...
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YCL Favorite Memories

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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