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YCL Board Announces Operational Changes

York County Commissioners Cut $300,000 in Library Funding The York County Libraries Board of Directors has announced changes in library operating hours and services for 2018.  The measures are a direct result of the loss of $300,000 in funding from York County.  The York County Commissioners announced the budget cut in late December 2017.  The...
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Meet our Crafty Volunteer

Let me tell you a bit about one of our substitute volunteers, Emily Shermeyer. An active library user for over 18 years, Emily has been volunteering in varied capacities for almost ten years. Emily will work the Main Desk as needed but more often than not; she is leading an Art class (Zentangle, Silhouettes, Paper-beading,...
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Meet the Treasurer (Friends of Collinsville Library)

Meet the Treasurer of our Friends of the Collinsville Community Library: Ron Rice. Ron has helped at the library for almost 9 years. In addition to his Treasurer duties, Ron volunteers at the Main Desk on Fridays and had helped in our recent building projects: conversion of a Tractor Trailer to The Second Read Used...
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M.I.X.E.D. N.U.T.S. (formerly known as Friday Afternoon Book Club)

Join in the fun! On the First Friday of the month at 1pm, our book club: M.I.X.E.D. N.U.T.S. (YES, it stands for something – ask the group when you join them to find out exactly what) gathers to discuss the current book and share delicious snacks inspired by that book. This long-standing group has been...
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I love Collinsville Library because…

I love my Library because it is comfortable, just like being at home. Collinsville has that feeling that “everybody knows your name”. It thrills my children to spend time in a relaxed and comfortable place where everyone treats them like family. (York transplant and 20-year library member.)...
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Tech Guru

I think we all have questions about life. (We have books to help with those.) When it comes to device and technology issues, I often do not even know what question to ask! Have no fear; we have just the person to help you. Meet the Tech Guru, Rebecca, on the Third Thursday each month...
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WHAT’S NEW?

Stay up to date with our newest selections with WOWBRARY! Find out what every library just ordered! In case you have not already subscribed, it is easy, FREE and a great way to get on the holds list quickly.   Sign-up for weekly WOWBRARY emails here or  visit this link: http://wowbrary.org/signup.aspx  IT IS THAT EASY!...
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Meet our President (Friends of the Collinsville Library)

Here is another very familiar face at Collinsville Community Library: Vicki Waltermyer – President of Friends, Volunteer, Graphic Designer for Posters, Jill-of-All Trades! Vicki has been a library user and Friend for about 30 years and remembers the joy of visiting the Bread Truck Library! Vicki enjoys shelving books, and browsing through old and new...
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Start foundations for reading with FUN!

Like brochures and info sheets? Stop in and stock up on Cruise into Kindergarten Activity Cards from the PA Public Libraries, the Early Childhood Literacy sheet promoting Talk, Sing, Read, Write and Play as foundational activities for future readers, and the most recent Central Penn Parent magazine. I could continue, but instead I want to...
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Meet the Staff

My name is Leslie Martin and I work as a Library Service Coordinator at Collinsville Community Library. I have worked for the York County Libraries since 1998 after initially volunteering at Kaltreider-Benfer Library with my children. I began working here at Collinsville about 10 years ago. My favorite part of my job is interacting with...
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