In the Know

Fall 2021 Friends Book Sale

The Friends of the Dillsburg Area Public Library will be holding their first used book sale in 2 years starting on Saturday, October 2 and continuing from October 4 through October 9. We’ve received a lot of donations from our friends and neighbors! The designated book storage area in our shed is nearly full with...
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Dillsburg's monthly newsletter

October Happenings

October is book sale month!  Read all about it, as well as all the other Dillsburg Library news, in the newest Happenings.  Just click here. ...
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Libraries I have Known

In my almost sixty years (I know! And barely look a day over 105!) I’ve seen a good share of the world. It is not that I am an expert on cruises or a frequent flyer jet set type. Rather, I’ve allowed my working life to take me hither and yon, earning my travels through...
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September is National Library Card Sign Up Month

September is National Library Card Signup Month York County Libraries is excited to celebrate National Library Card Signup Month in September. We’re glad that you want to share in the celebration! Library cards provide equitable access to books, technology, music, research, and more to Americans of all classes and backgrounds.  Marley Dias is the honorary...
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Featured Artist: Rose Magee

Editor’s Note: Rose Magee has artwork displayed in our Artist’s Corner until the end of October 2021. Staff member (and the artist’s son) conducted the following interview with Rose. – KLG What is the source of your inspiration? After watching a demonstration, I was curious as to how one could use strips of wool to...
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Adventures in Get Outdoors!

I (with my wife) successfully completed the Get Outdoors (GO) program for York County again this summer. Go York (www.goyork.org) provides clues to find posts in parks all throughout York County. While this program is designed for children, adults can participate as well. While we aren’t eligible for any prizes, the program offers many rewards....
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Life on a Bookmobile

The cool thing about libraries and librarians is that there are a great varieties of librarians that work in a number of different types of libraries. The job description of medical librarian is a lot different than that of a school librarian. A corporate librarian isn’t the same as a children’s librarian. A cataloger, who...
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Librarians Do What?

I’ve worked in public libraries for the better part of the last 15 years. My experiences have been varied, although most are pretty typical library type things. I have, though, gotten to do things that you wouldn’t expect from librarians. The “other duties as assigned” clause in most job descriptions is there for a reason,...
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Donuts and Other Proclamations of Love

“The truth is, I wouldn’t be a writer if I hadn’t first been a teacher,” says Jared Reck, local educator and author of the newly released book Donuts and Other Proclamations of Love. Jared will discuss the novel via Zoom at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 3. The virtual author visit is part of this year’s...
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