In the Know

In-Service Day – What Are We Up To?

The Dillsburg Area Public Library will be closed on February 19th (President’s Day) for staff in-service. Like many organizations, libraries are constantly changing institutions. While our core functions as community and information centers remain the same, libraries need to evolve to stay relevant and to meet the changing needs of our communities. To that end,...
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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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February Happenings Newsletter

Coming up in February 2018…. A History of Fort Hunter Excavations (Feb 5 @ 6:30p) Crafting for Adults: Valentine Card craft (Feb 12 @ 6:30p) Book Discussions of Poison Study by Maria V Snyder (Feb 15 @ 1p and 6:30p) and our monthly kids programs: LEGO(R) Club, Sit Stay Read, and Block Party  along with...
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One Book, One Community

Local libraries are a great place to find entertaining and educational programs and events. One of the hidden gems that York County Libraries’ participates in is the One Book, One Community program. OBOC is a collaboration of local libraries and other participating partners who all read the same book and come together for events and programs. OBOC has...
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Route 15 Accident Report

We have received a lot of queries into Doug Boelhouwer’s 1974-2016 Report of US Route 15 Fatal Crashes: York County, Pennsylvania report. We will have a hard copy available for viewing at the library (as soon as it is processed). Doug has been kind enough to place the report online at http://www.robbywerner.com/RTE15.pdf. It can be viewed in...
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Where We’ve Been, or Our History Till Now

If you walk into the Dillsburg Area Public Library today, you walk into a beautiful, modern 5,000 sq. ft. facility complete with all the bells and whistles of a modern public library. Like any good thing, this did not happen overnight. It took a lot of hard work from a lot of individuals and organizations...
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Community Aid Collection Bin

Need a place to donate your gently used clothes while helping raise funds for the Dillsburg Area Public Library? The Library has partnered with Community Aid to host a collection bin on library property in the near future! Community Aid will collect items donated here and resell them at their thrift stores located through Central...
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Summer Reading Wrap-Up

Mitten Tree Wrap-Up

The First Annual Dillsburg Area Public Library Mitten Tree netted over 150 items for those less fortunate members of our community. The items were forwarded to New Hope Ministries for distribution. Thank you to all who contributed to this project! Keep an eye out next holiday season for our second annual event!...
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New Year’s Resolutions

Have a New Year’s Resolution? We can help you with that! We’ve got books and resources to help you with exercise or eating better or learning a new skill! If you have a resolution, we probably have a solution! Have a safe and Happy New Year from all of us at the Dillsburg Area Public...
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Dillsburg Library's monthly newsletter (link to pdf)

January 2018 Happenings Newsletter

Welcome to the new year! We have a full slate of activities coming up this month. For a description of events and bits of news, please click here to read our monthly newsletter (you will need a PDF viewer to open and read the newsletter). Highlights include: Holiday Tech Help, a program on WWII in...
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