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Collinsville Library Gold Star

Gold Star for Collinsville!

First we got a Bronze Star. Then we earned 5 Silver Stars, one for each of the five PA Forward Literacies. Now, Collinsville Community Library has achieved Gold Star Status! This achievement shows our dedication to making Collinsville Library a resource where everyone can learn and grow in essential skills. Whether you are still in...
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Ellen holding Bronze and Silver Star certificates.

Collinsville Community Library goes for the GOLD!

YOUR library already achieved a Bronze Star as well as 5 Silver Stars. We are now in the process of seeking our GOLD STAR. It will be an achievement that all the staff are PROUD to accomplish. You may wonder what PA Forward is and why the star system. PA Forward was established by Pennsylvania...
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SummerQuest at Collinsville

SummerQuest is here! This year’s theme is A Universe of Stories, and we have hundreds of ways for you to explore. Pick up a registration packet on June 1st at our Kickoff events in Dover, Hanover, or Nixon Park (there’s a GO York! challenge in Nixon Park). If you can’t make it to Kickoff, just...
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Give Day is Friday: Remember Us!

The second annual Give Local York day of giving is right around the corner on Friday, May 3rd.  Last year’s event turned into a community-wide celebration that helped hundreds of nonprofit organizations serving York County including our libraries.  We were overwhelmed by the generosity of our library members and community members who donated and came...
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Food For Fines May 2019

We’ll Trade You Food for Fines Project Erases Late Fees and Hunger Collinsville Community Library wants to make a trade with library members who have late fees.  All YCL libraries will reduce a library cardholder’s late fees by one dollar for each non-perishable item he or she donates at the library.  The food drive provides...
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Opioid addiction training

Free educational series on opioid addiction, treatment and family recovery

Opioid Addiction & Treatment Education 2018-2019 York County Libraries is hosting a series of educational programs addressing the issues of opioid addiction, substance abuse, treatment, and family recovery at libraries across the county over the next several months.  Experts from York/Adams Drug & Alcohol Commission, The RASE Project,  Wellspan, and Recovery Coaching Associates will be speaking...
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten family reading together

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

How to prepare your child to succeed: Read 1000 Books Before Kindergarten To encourage York County families to read with their young children, we now offer an exciting new program: 1000 Books Before Kindergarten. This is an offshoot of a national program made with our unique style of fun. Just one book a day can...
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Jump Into the Library Think Tank

Join YCL President Robert F. Lambert in Hanover and Red Lion Have you attended a Library Think Tank?  Here’s your chance…two chances in fact! YCL President Robert F. Lambert is heading to Hanover and Red Lion for this quarter’s Library Think Tank sessions.  Both events start at 7:00 p.m. and are free to attend.  The...
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one-book-candidates

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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POWER-Library

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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