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Celebrate Pride Month at the Library

June is Pride Month. On June 28th, 1969, the police attempted to conduct a raid on a New York City gay bar named the Stonewall Inn, a name that would become emblematic of the gay rights movement and a rallying cry for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer people worldwide in the intervening years. When...
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Support the Library during Give Local York 2022

On this year’s Give Local York Day, I’d like to share with you a story. Out of respect for the people we serve and their privacy, I will change the name of the person involved. Let’s call him Jim. Sometime in the first half of 2021, Jim lost his job. Over a year into the COVID-19...
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Guthrie Memorial Library Hidden Gems

The library collection boasts nearly 100,000 items, so it is easy to miss out on some interesting and informative titles. In this blog post, we have chosen to highlight four hidden gems from the nonfiction section of the Teen Library. The Stray Shopping Carts of Eastern North America Julian Montague shines a light on the...
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Programming Is Back

Guthrie Memorial Library is expanding our programming opportunities with the approach of summer and spring’s thaw. Some of the programming will be familiar to patrons, while some is entirely new and offers new opportunities for patrons curious in a broad range of topics, from Andean cooking to amateur chess. The Children’s Department is pleased to...
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Women’s History Month at Guthrie Memorial

March is Women’s History Month! The National Women’s History Alliance has chosen this year’s theme as “Women Providing Healing, Promoting Hope”—a tribute to the sacrifices of caregivers and healthcare workers during the Covid-19 Pandemic, and the long legacy of women as healers. For more information on the NWHA and what they do, check out their...
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