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Financial Literacy Month, Post 2

Missed our first post? Find it here. All About Budgets! In my growing-up years, when it came to money, my parents were frugal. Many of their ways were passed down to me: Use coupons; shop for the best price; shop sales; save for what you want; ask yourself, “is this a want or a need?”...
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Financial Literacy Month: Book List 2021

Books from York County Libraries’ Collection Below is a list of some books that will help boost your financial smarts. Even better, they are available in the York County Libraries collection!  (Borrowing books from the library saves you money, too.) They are in alphabetical order by title. Click a title to go to the catalog...
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April is Financial Literacy Month, Post 1

Since April is Financial Literacy Month, it’s a great time to take advantage of FREE programs and learning. Get yourself more educated about finances, budgeting, and planning for the future. No matter your income level, no matter your age, this is a great skill to work on! Your Finances and the Coronavirus Pandemic The Consumer...
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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 is “Welcome to Your Library.”   During the pandemic, library workers continue to exceed their communities’ demands, and adapt resources and services to meet their users’...
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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 offer our condolences to you. We also offer a heartfelt thank you to all frontline workers, from medical professionals to grocery store clerks, who have...
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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

COVID-19 Vaccine Resources

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 medical professional with your specific questions and concerns. The following is provided for informational and educational purposes. This page last updated: 5FEB2021 Click here to jump to our...
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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 20th century American historian Dr. Carter G Woodson, who saw that black Americans were unfairly subjected to stereotyping, derogation, and racism. He wished to elevate...
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November is Native American Heritage Month

What is Native American Heritage Month? Native American Heritage month (also called American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month) was created to celebrate Indigenous peoples’ “rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories, and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people” in the United States (Excerpted from the National Congress of American Indians website). A...
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Hotspots to Go at York County Libraries!

YCL is happy to announce we’re bringing back Wireless Hotspot rentals—now at more YCL locations! What’s a Wireless Hotspot? It’s a portable device that allows you to take a cellular Internet connection with you. It’s perfect if you live in an area that can’t get cable Internet or if you don’t have a data plan...
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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 book and discuss the issues raised by the book. In 2020, we invite you to join York County Libraries, WellSpan Health, and WITF as they...
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