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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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You Don’t Have to be an Artist to Work in Animation

“I hear a lot of people say, ‘I’d love to work in the animation industry, but I can’t draw’ and the truth is you don’t have to,” says Netflix Animation Supervisor Mike Greenholt.  “We need people to plan schedules, manage budgets, set up workstations and screening rooms. Anyone who loves animation can be part of the action...
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Summer Read program. Sponsored by WITF, WellSpan Health, and Capital Blue Cross. A PA Forward Health Literacy Initiative.

Summer Read 2021

You Belong York County Libraries joins eight other central PA county library groups to present the Transforming Health Summer Read project, now in its ninth year. We’re excited to present You Belong: A Call for Connection by Sebene Selassie as this year’s selection. Our goal for 2021 is to align the  Summer Read program to complement Transforming Health’s “Here With You.” “Here...
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Digital Escape Rooms

We hosted a digital Escape Room over Zoom on Tuesday July 15th for teens.  We escaped from Disney’s Magic Kingdom as a group in less than 25 minutes! Missed the event? No problem! You can try it out yourself by clicking here.   Here are some other fun digital escape rooms you may want to try! ...
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Animal Webcams!

This year’s SummerQuest theme is Tails and Tales! This means we’ll be sharing all kinds of animal activities throughout the summer.  Check out our virtual events to see some animals LIVE on Zoom! Can’t make it to any of our Zoom events? No worries! There are tons of great animal webcams you can watch instead!...
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Memorial Day 2021

What is Memorial Day? Memorial Day is a U.S. Federal holiday that falls on the last Monday of each May. It honors servicemembers of the armed forces who fell in the course of their duties, whether in war or in peacetime. In observance of Memorial Day, all York County Libraries locations are closed.  History Memorial...
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Happy May

Check out our calendar and newsletter for this month! Click the links below for more information about upcoming events!  Calendar Newsletter   Give Local York Friends Book Sale SummerQuest Registration Starts Please note that we will be CLOSED on Monday May 31st for Memorial Day!   ...
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Financial Literacy Month, Post 4

How to Give Back Over the past three weeks we have shared information from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) about how to manage your money during the COVID-19 pandemic, how to create a budget and ways to start saving. Our last financial blog for April’s National Financial Literacy Month is about charitable giving. As...
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Financial Literacy Month, Post 3

How to Save Money Last week we shared some information about knowing where each of your dollars go, also known as  budgeting (click to go to the post)!  In that blog we mentioned that you should always pay yourself first, also known as saving.  Today, let’s talk about learning how to save money. As shared...
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Financial Literacy Month, Post 2

Missed our first post? Find it here. All About Budgets! In my growing-up years, when it came to money, my parents were frugal. Many of their ways were passed down to me: Use coupons; shop for the best price; shop sales; save for what you want; ask yourself, “is this a want or a need?”...
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