Month: April 2020
Craig: The Movie Critic?
April 25th, 2020
If you ever find yourself in the library, staring at the shelves of DVDs and unsure of what you might want to watch. Please ask me. I am an expert, a genuine published movie critic. I was not one for...
Give Local York: May 1
April 24th, 2020
DONATE HERE: https://www.givelocalyork.org/organizations/dillsburg-area-public-library Give Local York is coming up on Friday, May 1st, 2020. Give Local York is a 24-hour online day of giving celebrating non-profits all across York County. This will be the 3rd annual county-wide event, but this...
April 24th, 2020
The May issue of Happenings is out and available here! Due to COVID-19 the Dillsburg Area Public Library remains closed, but we hope to open in the near future. Don't forget about Give Local York on May 1st. Stay safe!...
A Typical Day at the Library
April 22nd, 2020
*Note: I wrote this before COVID-19 or coronavirus were everyday words. Hopefully we will be back to this soon, safely! So what exactly does a typical day at the Dillsburg Area Public Library look like? Well, in some ways there...
Good Reads for Not-So-Great Times
April 20th, 2020
f you're like me, you may be having some difficulty focusing during these days of isolation and uncertainty. Until the last few days I could stay with most of the stories in The Best American Short Stories 2019 edited by Anthony Doerr, but...
Book Review: Future Home of the Living God
April 19th, 2020
Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich The last time I was in the library before we shut down, I grabbed a couple of books I thought might be related to my interest in Native American authors. Having...
Great Local(ish) Museums
April 15th, 2020
I'm a self-described museum geek. I spend my free time visiting museums and historic sites. It's always fun to visit a new place and to learn something new. I've actually given public talks on local museums. Below I have listed...
So What Is Our Staff Up To?
April 12th, 2020
So what are we up to during our unplanned time away from the Dillsburg Area Public Library? Here is the answer to that very question! We miss everybody and are looking forward to getting back as soon as we safely...
Finding Our Way Together
April 7th, 2020
Here is a lesson and a presumptuous one at that. It is based on a single sentence, one that occurred in very specific circumstances but that has stayed with me over the over years. I recall it in times of...