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Summer Read | Resilience with Option B

York County Libraries Summer Read 2020 | Resilience with Sheryl Sandberg & Adam Grant’s Option B Each summer, York County Libraries partners with community health organizations to read a health-focused book and discuss the issues raised by the book. In 2020, we invite you to join York County Libraries, WellSpan Health, and WITF as they...
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SummerQuest 2020 Prizes at Dover!

Prizes for 800 Minutes Starting August 1, during our curbside and browsing hours we will have 800 minute prizes available for pick up! We ask that you wait until your child reaches the 800 minute mark in order to pickup their prizes all at one time. Make sure you’ve logged all their minutes on beanstack! ...
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Dragons and Tacos Party

One of our favorite books at Dover is Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin and Daniel Salmieri so we’re celebrating all things dragons and tacos on Friday July 24! Watch the party on our Facebook page! Watch Miss Jenny read the story on YouTube! Download this PDF for book suggestions, printables, and more!...
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Limited Browsing at Dover

Starting Monday July 20, we will be open for limited browsing a few days a week. We will be open for limited browsing on Mondays from 3:00-6:00PM, Wednesdays from 10:00-1:00PM, and Saturdays from 10:00-1:00PM. We will remain open for curbside pickup Mondays from 12:00-6:00PM, Tuesdays-Saturdays 10:00-1:00PM. You will notice many changes if you visit us...
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Emoji Extravaganza!

Did you know that July 17th is World Emoji Day? It’s true! Join us on Facebook for an Emoji Extravaganza video on Friday July 17th at 10:30AM. You can also download extension activities and printables by clicking here!   ...
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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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At Home with Hamilton Party!

Even though we have to “wait for it” to do in person library programs, we didn’t want to “throw away our shot” at celebrating the release of Hamilton on Disney+! In the meantime, we hope you’ll be “satisfied” with what we came up with for you to do at home!     Miss Jenny has created...
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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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Book Bundles!

What is in a Book Bundle? Each bundle contains 5 children’s books on a related theme and an activity (such as a coloring page, maze, stickers, etc). Bundles will be geared toward families with kids aged 3-8 unless otherwise noted. These bundles consist of picture books, easy readers, and/or nonfiction books depending on the theme....
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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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