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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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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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SummerQuest at Village Library

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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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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1000 Books Before Kindergarten family reading together

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

How to prepare your child to succeed: Read 1000 Books Before Kindergarten To encourage York County families to read with their young children, we now offer an exciting new program: 1000 Books Before Kindergarten. This is an offshoot of a national program made with our unique style of fun style of fun. Just one book...
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Jump Into the Library Think Tank

Join YCL President Robert F. Lambert in Hanover and Red Lion Have you attended a Library Think Tank?  Here’s your chance…two chances in fact! YCL President Robert F. Lambert is heading to Hanover and Red Lion for this quarter’s Library Think Tank sessions.  Both events start at 7:00 p.m. and are free to attend.  The...
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one-book-candidates

Meet the 2019 One Book Candidates

One Book, One Community Organizers Seek Public Votes for 2019 Book! by Guest Blogger Karen Hostetter Red Land Community Library Branch Manager One Book, One Community (OBOC) organizers are once again asking the public to vote for next year’s book selection!  The public vote initiative is a way to invite community involvement in the selection...
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POWER Library

Super POWER Your Research

New e-Resources Added in Time for Academic Year By guest blogger John Miller York County Libraries District Consultant We have exciting news about the e-resources offered by York County Libraries via POWER Library! Starting on August 1,  we will be able to offer 12 Gale products related to research and education. Our staff is hard at working...
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Leap into Science this July with Tara Tolton

What do you think those are for? What do you think those are for? Bring your elementary age children to your local library in July and find out in “Leap into Science”.  Join educator Tara Tolton to ask and answer questions like scientists do.   Together, your family will use books to learn information about a scientific topic,...
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