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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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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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Miss Lisa’s Jazz Story Time Introduces Foundational Art and Math Concepts

Jazz Story Time: a STEAM event @ your library Reading specialist Lisa Schmittle will be teaching a Jazz Story Time in July as part of SummerQuest: Libraries Rock!  She offers families a fun and educational story experience based on the picture book “Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band” by Kwame Alexander.  She combines Alexander’s jazz...
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Leap into Science this July with Tara Tolton

What do you think those are for? What do you think those are for? Bring your elementary age children to your local library in July and find out in “Leap into Science”.  Join educator Tara Tolton to ask and answer questions like scientists do.   Together, your family will use books to learn information about a scientific topic,...
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saturday-summer-hours

New Saturday Hours Announced

York County Libraries have announced new Saturday hours for the summer months from July through Labor Day.  The shorter hours will start Saturday, July 7.  Collinsville Community Library will be closed on Saturdays in July, August, and September 1.  Here is a quick overview of the changes at YCL locations across the county: Closed on...
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techmageddon

June 1-3 Techmageddon & Axis 360

 We’re sorry for the recent “techmageddon” It sure seems that Murphy’s Law had its own plans for our launch of Axis 360 on June 1st. We sent an email to our members with links to details about the new service on our website. But alas, the website was on the fritz by Friday afternoon and was...
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