In the Know

What to Look For at Farmers Fair

The agricultural exhibits are a main attraction at Dillsburg Farmers Fair from October 15-20. Most of the produce and home-produced items are entered at Community Hall (above the fire station) beginning Tuesday night through Thursday morning at 11 am. These exhibits are then open to the public Thursday night through Saturday night. Whether you are...
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Fall Book Sale is Coming!

The Fall Book Sale at the Dillsburg Area Public Library is quickly approaching. The Friends of the Library have put in a lot of work to make this our best sale yet! Behind the scenes, they collect, sort, and box thousands of books, DVDs, audiobooks, and puzzles. Come sale time, they set up tables and...
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Opioid addiction training

Free educational series on opioid addiction, treatment and family recovery

Opioid Addiction & Treatment Education 2018-2019 York County Libraries is hosting a series of educational programs addressing the issues of opioid addiction, substance abuse, treatment, and family recovery at libraries across the county over the next several months.  Experts from York/Adams Drug & Alcohol Commission, The RASE Project,  Wellspan, and Recovery Coaching Associates will be speaking...
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Read 1000 books…before kindergarten!

We’re kicking off a new program here at the library to encourage early literacy. The name of the program is 1000 Books Before Kindergarten. You guessed it! We are encouraging parents and caregivers to read to young children. Read OFTEN to young children. Listen to books together. Look at books together. Make a habit of...
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Dillsburg's monthly newsletter

October Happenings Newsletter

Quick notes: We are open Oct 8 (Columbus Day) and the week of Farmers Fair. Our Fall Used Book Sale begins Saturday, Oct 13th and continues the following week during regular hours. In addition, the calendar is chock full of great programs. To find out more, read here: October Happenings....
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Farmers Fair: Do You Know the History?

We all know that Farmers Fair is coming to Dillsburg October 15-20, as it does every year during the third week in October. For newcomers to the area, this is a week-long community celebration in recognition of our agricultural heritage. The week kicks off on Monday night at Northern High with the Farmers Fair queen...
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Jump Into the Library Think Tank

Join YCL President Robert F. Lambert in Hanover and Red Lion Have you attended a Library Think Tank?  Here’s your chance…two chances in fact! YCL President Robert F. Lambert is heading to Hanover and Red Lion for this quarter’s Library Think Tank sessions.  Both events start at 7:00 p.m. and are free to attend.  The...
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The Importance of Community

Community: a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals. One important goal that I have for the Dillsburg Area Public Library is to build a better community. While that is a broad and sort of abstract concept, I want to make Dillsburg and the northern York area a...
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A Great Time for Bedtime Stories

It’s a time of transitions for many families. The summer is over and school is starting. Maybe you miss the unstructured time of summer. Maybe you are thrilled to have some structure back in your life. Whatever the case, this transition time can be a great time to bring bedtime stories back into your life....
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