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Library Construction Underway

Watch the groundbreaking ceremony   A recent groundbreaking ceremony signaled the start of construction for three York County Libraries. They include Kreutz Creek Library in Hellam, Kaltreider-Benfer Library in Red Lion,...
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Welcome to the Roaring Twenties at the Libraries

Celebrate National Library Week 2021!

National Library Week (April 4–10, 2021) is a time to celebrate our nation’s libraries, library workers’ contributions and promote library use and support. The theme for National Library Week 2021...
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YCL Officially Breaks Ground

  York County Libraries has officially broken ground after a successful capital campaign to make our libraries prepared and proactive for 21st century challenges. We are deeply appreciative of the community’s support of our visionary...
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YCL Breaks Ground

Join York County Libraries virtual groundbreaking ceremony to kickoff construction of our three campaign project libraries: Kreutz Creek Library, Kaltreider-Benfer Library and Martin Library. RSVP here to receive an email link to the online...
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One Lens PA Project

COVID-19 has changed many things in York County. We know many of our members have experienced disruptions in their lives. Many of you have even lost loved ones, and we...
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COVID-19 Vaccine: Learn ing & Info. York County Libraries.

COVID-19: Learn

COVID-19 Vaccines: Learn The information on this page is not intended to diagnose or treat any medical condition. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice. See a licensed...
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COVID-19 Resources

Jump to:  General Vaccine Info  Transportation & Homebound Help       Cost Info      Vaccine Providers   COVID-19 Tests    Printables The information on this page is not intended to diagnose or...
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February is Black History Month

What is Black History Month? Black History Month celebrates the achievements of black Americans throughout our nation’s history. Its origins as a national celebration can be traced back to early...
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How Do You Make Work Fun?

Whether you work in an office, at home, or on the go it is important to find ways to make work more enjoyable to avoid burning out. For example, I...
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Online Story Time – Dillsburg

Story time has always been a big hit with families at the Dillsburg Area Public Library.  Kids learn and have fun as we read, sing, rhyme, and do crafts together. ...
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YCL Extending Pickup/Online Only

Visit open.yorklibraries.org What’s happening? York County Libraries will extend its temporary shift to pickup and online services only at most* YCL locations. This pause of in-person browsing will last until...
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Temporary Service Change Dec 21–Jan 10

Visit open.yorklibraries.org What’s happening? Starting Monday, Dec 21, 2020, York County Libraries will temporarily shift to pickup and online services only. This pause of in-person browsing will last through Sunday,...
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Dover’s Digital Library Rooms

Welcome to our Digital Library Rooms!  You may have seen YCL’s Digital Library Rooms before but everything on this page will be Dover specific! These rooms will contain videos, links, craft...
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Kids’ Books for Hispanic Heritage Month

Did you know September 15—October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States? Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and...
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Great Books for GOAL!

Parents of first graders, your children are learning how to read and are EXCITED for their trips to the library! But when your library offers over 700,000 items, it can...
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Summer Read | Resilience with Option B

York County Libraries Summer Read 2020 | Resilience with Sheryl Sandberg & Adam Grant’s Option B Each summer, York County Libraries partners with community health organizations to read a health-focused...
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COVID-19 Vaccine Info Sources List

This page last updated: 19 JULY 2022 Sources Cell Press YouTube Channel. “Herd Immunity: Understanding COVID-19.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6CXBLqLC1rw . Retrieved 26 January 2021. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. “Benefits...
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Fourth of July Reads

Happy Independence Day!

What’s Independence Day? The United States’ Independence Day, also called the Fourth of July, is a U.S. national holiday that commemorates the United States’ declaration of independence from Great Britain....
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Using Beanstack for GO! York | 2020

What is Beanstack? Beanstack is the website and mobile application (Android & Apple iOS) that is used for logging your reading and activities during SummerQuest and other York County Libraries’...
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Pride Month & the Stonewall Riots

June is Pride month! What’s Pride Month? June celebrates LGBTQIA+ people and their struggle for recognition and rights in the eyes of the law. LGBTQIA+ stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual,...
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Celebrate Juneteenth!

What is Juneteenth? It is a holiday celebrated across the U.S. (including Pennsylvania) that marks the date the last enslaved people in the U.S. learned of the official abolition of...
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Teen Forum on Discord

The Teen Forum at Martin Library is creating a Discord server for our teen patrons!  Teen Forum has changed it’s name following our renovations. We welcome you to visit Martin...
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Celebrating National Library Week

Along with our sister libraries across the country, we are celebrating National Library Week from April 19-25. Over the years, we did a variety of things from hosting authors, speakers...
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Resources for Families

York County Libraries’ professional librarians and educators have curated some of the best online resources to keep you and your family learning, active, and entertained! The focus of this list...
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Online Library Services Expanded

York County Libraries are expanding delivery of online library services to meet member needs while our physical locations remain closed.  The Office of Commonwealth Libraries has instructed all Pennsylvania libraries to stay closed...
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Find Great Digital Reads

As librarians – and most admittedly bibliophiles – having our next great read within easy reach and being surrounded by collections of  intriguing books is what gives us joy and...
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YCL @Home Brain Bonanza

Going crazy? Need to exercise your brain? We have the perfect activity for you: YCL @Home Brain Bonanza During this time of home quarantine, join us as we begin the...
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Libraries Closed Through April 6

York County Libraries will be closed through Monday, April 6 following a recent directive from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.  Libraries across Pennsylvania will remain closed to help slow down...
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COVID-19 What You Need to Know

COVID-19: What You Want to Know With heightened concerns about the Coronavirus (aka COVID-19), there is a steady stream of information circulating in the news, on the internet, and on...
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