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SummerQuest 2020 at Dover

Happy Summer!!! This year’s SummerQuest will look quite a bit different than previous years. All of our programs that would normally be held in person (story times, crafts, performers, etc.) will be taking place virtually! These programs will be held over Zoom, YouTube, and Facebook.   Hopefully this is a post you can use to refer...
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#SummerQuestScavengers

Join us this summer for #SummerQuestScavengers, a weekly virtual scavenger hunt!  Each Saturday at 10:00AM we’ll post a new scavenger hunt on our social media pages. Then it’s up to you to find the items on the list, snap a picture, and upload it online! Make sure you use the hashtag #SummerQuestScavengers when posting online!...
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May the 4th Be With You!

Star Wars Day (May 4th) is coming up!  Here are some great ways to celebrate Star Wars Day with your family!  Read a Star Wars story! Check out hoopla or Axis 360 for ebooks and eaudiobooks you can get right now! Play our Star Wars Escape Room!  Check out TrueFlix to learn about what outer...
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COVID-19 Reads!

Hello Dover Friends!  As you can imagine, our staff has been reading a lot while we’ve been closed! Here are a few of the books that we’ve been enjoying!  Ray has just finished reading Finding Chika by Mitch Albom.  Now he’s started The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Renegade Scientists and Spies who Sabotaged...
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Miss Jenny’s First Blog Post!

Hello Dover friends!  One thing I’m doing while our library is closed is learning how to use our blog! If you’re reading this right now, I must have figured it out! Hooray!  We hope to use this blog to update you about events, give book suggestions, and generally keep you up to date with what...
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SummerQuest at Dover

SummerQuest is here! This year’s theme is A Universe of Stories, and we have hundreds of ways for you to explore. Pick up a registration packet on June 1st at our Kickoff events in Dover, Hanover, or Nixon Park (there’s a GO York! challenge in Nixon Park). If you can’t make it to Kickoff, just...
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Summer Reading… Summer Learning… SummerQuest 2019!

Have a Stellar Summer! It’s that time of year again! The nights are longer, the sun shines brighter, the kids laugh longer, and the fun gets better. Kids and teens love summer. No more schoolwork and nothing but fun for three months! But parents know that kids who don’t read over the summer lose one...
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Remember Us on Friday!

The second annual Give Local York day of giving is right around the corner on Friday, May 3rd.  Last year’s event turned into a community-wide celebration that helped hundreds of nonprofit organizations serving York County including our libraries.  We were overwhelmed by the generosity of our library members and community members who donated and came...
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We’ll Trade You Food for Fines

Project Erases Late Fees and Hunger We want to make a trade with library members who have late fees.  All YCL libraries will reduce a library cardholder’s late fees by one dollar for each non-perishable item he or she donates at the library.  The food drive provides members with a way to erase their late...
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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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