In the Know

Volunteer Spotlight: Christine

Christine Gibson has volunteered at the Dillsburg Public Library for 18 years. Her favorite thing about volunteering at the library is meeting new people and getting to know them. She also appreciates easy access to all the new books and movies on the shelves! An avid reader, Christine’s favorite book is The Invention of Wings...
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Resolve to Read in 2019

Are you ready to be a better you in the new year? Go ahead and make a resolution to read more this year! What better place to start implementing your resolution than here at the library. Try some of these easy ways to find that great new read: 1. Come on in. Browse the stacks....
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World War I Centennial

The centennial remembrance of what is often called The Great War recently concluded with appropriate ceremonies around the world. World War I was a horrible time. Innovations such as machine guns, submarines, poison gas, tanks, and airplanes created a new kind of warfare. It touched all corners of the world, including here in the Dillsburg...
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Ever Wonder What to Read Next?

Ever wonder what to read next? We have all been there, you just finished reading all the books from your favorite author and have no idea what to try next. York County Libraries has a new resource for you to try. By using your library card and some key information, you can find a similar...
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Volunteer Spotlight: Fred

Fred Soulier has been a volunteer at the Dillsburg Area Public Library for 2 years. He grew up in Camp Hill and graduated from Cedar Cliff High School and Harrisburg Area Community College where he studied Education and Economics. As a member of the Harrisburg Fire Department for 30 years, he was an engine and...
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All Aboard the Polar Express!

If you’ve ever been to the library on a Tuesday afternoon, you may have heard a familiar voice telling you to “Enjoy your stories.” as you check out your books. That’s right. Our community has a very special treasure volunteering behind our desk. It’s Conductor Fred from the Polar Express! Enjoy a Dillsburg tradition again...
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Dillsburg's monthly newsletter

December Newsletter

Welcome to the most hectic time of the year! We know there’s a lot going on this month, and we’re here to help. Need some fun family-bonding time? Conductor Fred will be here (twice) for an evening story time featuring the Polar Express. Need some time away from the stress of holiday preparation? Ages 16...
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The Books I Grew Up With

When I was growing up in the late 80s, I had a pretty staple diet of books. While I can’t say I was a “library kid” in the same sense we use today, I definitely read more than my fair share of books. What motivated me? My elementary school participated in the Book It program, so...
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My Favorite Books

When I was growing up I read a lot of history. I still read mostly history and other non-fiction. I have come to the conclusion over the years that truth is stranger than fiction. I used to read a lot of the Civil War, but that has shift to local history and World War II. ...
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More Fantastic Beasts

November 16th brings yet another Harry Potter movie to theaters everywhere. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald will delight fans once again. The world of Harry Potter just keeps getting bigger and bigger! It was my personal delight, to find that summer readers recommended Harry Potter books more than any other in the Dillsburg Public...
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