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Writing Poetry

Writing Poetry

Writing Poetry The how, what, and why! Writing and reading poetry offers amazing benefits, so it might surprise you to ...
GOAL Celebration 2023

GOAL Celebration 2023

What is GOAL? Each fall, York County Libraries and PeoplesBank® team up to introduce first graders around York County to ...
TroveStreet Aging-in-Place Tour Visits YCL

TroveStreet Aging-in-Place Tour Visits YCL

TroveStreet to Visit 11 York County Libraries  The TroveStreet fall tour will stop at 11 York County Libraries this October ...
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Program Features Author Ebony LaDelle

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2023 Teen Library Program to Feature “Love Radio” Author Ebony LaDelle YORK, PA – One ...
Guthrie Memorial Library: Why the Next Book You Read Should be a Graphic Novel

Guthrie Memorial Library: Why the Next Book You Read Should be a Graphic Novel

What is a graphic novel? A graphic novel is just like any other book: it has a story with protagonists, ...
1000 Books Before Kindergarten's 5th Year!

1000 Books Before Kindergarten’s 5th Year!

Have you heard of 1000 Books Before Kindergarten? This is York County Libraries' fifth year for this program. 1000 Books ...
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Reading Journey Celebration 2023

Reading Journey  Calling all lovers of dragons, princes and princesses, magical creatures and fairytales! York County Libraries will be hosting ...
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Celebrating GOAL 2022

On Saturday November 12th, York County Libraries presented the Annual Goal Celebration Event at the Dover Community Center in Dover, ...
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2022 Gratitude and Giving

by Robert F. Lambert, President of York County Libraries York County Libraries are grateful for so much in 2022 as ...
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34th Annual A Celebration of Poetry Contest

York County Libraries presents the 34th Annual 'A Celebration of Poetry' contest for children in 1st-12th grades in York and ...
2022 GOAL Celebration

2022 GOAL Celebration

To celebrate getting library cards into the hands of first grade students in York County, York County Libraries is hosting ...
Back to School with Your Local Library

Back to School with Your Local Library

Whether you are starting a big research project or just looking for a quiet place to do your homework, look ...
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Libby by OverDrive is Here!

Meet Libby! Libby by OverDrive, that is. Libby is OverDrive’s current e-reading app. In February 2023, York County Libraries will ...
Explore Online Library Resources

Explore Online Library Resources

Explore Our Online Library Resources Your library card is more powerful than you know! Your YCL card gets you access ...
How Can I Support the Library? | Guthrie

How Can I Support the Library? | Guthrie

You’re probably familiar with the old saying: It takes a village to raise a child. Most of us don’t live ...
Learn a New Language at the Library

Learn a New Language at the Library

In an increasingly connected world, there are more advantages than ever to studying a new language. With technological increases it ...
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June is Pride Month

June is Pride Month June is LGBTQIA+ Pride Month. (Wondering why June? See our blog on the history behind the ...
Self-Care Tips for May: Mental Health Month

Self-Care Tips for May: Mental Health Month

Do some self-care during May! May is Mental Health Month! While it might feel like mental health awareness is a ...
April is Autism Acceptance Month

April is Autism Acceptance Month 2022

April is Autism Acceptance Month April is Autism Acceptance Month. Another name is Autism Awareness Month, or World Autism Month ...
Early Literacy Resources

Early Literacy Resources

Beyond Story Time: Supporting Learning at Home Through story time, parents, caregivers, and children are developing a love of reading ...
Women's History Month 2022

Women’s History Month 2022

Can you name these notable American women? See below! Women's History Month In 1911, Sonoma County, Caliornia decided to establish ...
2022 Award-Winning Books at YCL

2022 Award-Winning Books at YCL

Award-Winning Books Each year, the American Library Association chooses books for kids and teens that are outstanding in different fields ...
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Black History Month 2022

Do you know all the people illustrated here? Check the bottom of this page to see if you're correct! What ...
November is Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month

What is Native American Heritage Month? Native American Heritage month (also called American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month) was ...
Hispanic Heritage Month - Books for Teens & Up

Hispanic Heritage Month – Books for Teens & Up

Did you know September 15–October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States? Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the contributions ...
Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

Did you know September 15—October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States? Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the contributions ...
Celebrate Juneteenth! Now a Federal Holiday

Celebrate Juneteenth! Now a Federal Holiday

What is Juneteenth? Now a federal holiday (officially, Juneteenth National Independence Day) is a holiday that marks the date the ...
Spooky Reads for Chilly Nights - 2020

Spooky Reads for Chilly Nights – 2020

Are you doing the 2020 Beanstack Hallow-Read Challenge? We've picked some books to get you started! They range from seasonal ...
Great Books for GOAL!

Great Books for GOAL!

Parents of first graders, your children are learning how to read and are EXCITED for their trips to the library! ...