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SummerQuest – Shortcuts to Dillsburg Events

SummerQuest is coming soon to the Dillsburg Area Public Library, and it will feel different this year.  Events will be online unless we get the go-ahead to safely meet in small or large groups at the library.  Our 800 minute reading challenge lives on, and our programs will give kids plenty of opportunities to learn...
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Go York Isn’t Just for Kids

Given that opportunities for entertainment are limited this summer, I’ve been trying to keep myself from sitting at home when I’m not at the library. One way I’ve done this is to get out to try out the Go York program. So far I’ve done 13 hikes (including 2 for Go Adams) with my wife,...
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Book Reviews by Young Readers

Our SummerQuest kids have been busy reading this year.  Want to know what our young readers recommend?  Check out these reviews! New Reviews In July, we received this review from a second grade girl.  We appreciated this review so much that we ordered the two most recent books in the series for our library.  Look for...
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Happy Independence Day!

What’s Independence Day? The United States’ Independence Day, also called the Fourth of July, is a US national holiday that commemorates the United States’ declaration of independence from Great Britain. Today, when we refer to the ‘Declaration of Independence,’ we generally refer to the physical document. In 1776, what was seen as important were the...
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Dillsburg's monthly newsletter

July Happenings

The July 2020 Happenings is available here! The Library is open for lobby pick-up as of June 15. For more information on reopening following the COVID-19 shutdown, visit open.yorklibraries.org....
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Pride Month & the Stonewall Riots

June is Pride month! What’s Pride Month? June celebrates LGBTQIA+ people and their struggle for recognition and rights in the eyes of the law. LGBTQIA+ stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, asexual. The + (plus) indicates all other orientations and genders.  Pride Month is celebrated in June to commemorate the Stonewall Riots (aka...
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Adult Summer Reading Recommendations

Here are the Adult Summer Reading Recommendations: 8/1/20 Recommendations 7/25/20 Recommendations 7/18/20 Recommendations 7/11/20 Recommendations 7/4/20 Recommendations 6/27/20 Recommendations 6/20/20 Recommendations   Information on Summer Reading can be found here: https://www.yorklibraries.org/dillsburg/2020/06/08/adult-summer-reading-2020/...
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Celebrate Juneteenth!

What is Juneteenth? It is a holiday celebrated across the U.S. (including Pennsylvania) that marks the date the last enslaved people in the U.S. learned of the official abolition of slavery in the states belonging to the Confederacy. It is also called Freedom Day, Emancipation Day, Cel-Liberation Day, and Jubilee Day; in PA, its official...
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Adult Summer Reading 2020

CALLING ALL ADULT SUMMER READERS! The library is again offering our adult readers the chance to win weekly prizes and share their summer reads with other book lovers! This summer the program will be available to you online. Here’s how it works: For each book or audiobook you complete starting June 15, email the title,...
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