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June 2018

ABCs of the Internet

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor Adult Computers, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 12 spots left
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This class will provide you with an introduction to the concept of the Internet and the opportunity to gain basic understanding of how the World Wide Web works. You will become familiar with how to use Internet browsers and configure settings, find variety of information, brief information on communicating with friends using e-mail, or social sites, and more.

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Getting Your Creative Juices Flowing!

June 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 7 tickets left

Published author and professional storyteller Judy Wolfman will be conducting a 2-part series that will help you "get your creative juices flowing". Judy will guide you with activities that will activate your mind and help you create a story. You must attend both sessions. Registration for this series is found below. Online registration signs you up for both June 9 & 16.

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Family Art Experience

June 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 15 spots left

Local family of artists, the Duggars, will help you create an inter-generational, family-made art piece.  All ages welcome! Supplies will be provided. Art will display in the library when complete as part of our Summer 2018 Art in mARTin art show.  There will be two dates you can choose from: June 11 or June 14. Please note: Adults must accompany children.

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Intro to Powerpoint

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor Adult Computers, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 8 spots left

This class will teach you the basics of the Microsoft PowerPoint. You will learn how to create, save and run a slide-show. You will also have an opportunity to create your own presentation under the guidance of the instructor using the skills learned in the class. This presentation will include backgrounds, sounds, special effects and a variety of graphics and text.

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Getting Your Creative Juices Flowing!

June 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States

Published author and professional storyteller Judy Wolfman will be conducting a 2-part series that will help you "get your creative juices flowing". Judy will guide you with activities that will activate your mind and help you create a story. You must attend both sessions. Registration for this series is found on the "Get Your Creative Juices Flowing" event found on June 9. Online registration signs you up for both June 9 & 16. Click here to go to that event page.

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Summer Concert Series: Andy and Judy

June 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | Atrium, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States

Boston-area folk duo Andy and Judy will be visiting York City to entertain us with their music. From "old-timey" traditional songs right through the tunes by the folk music stalwarts, you are guaranteed to enjoy this interactive performance. 

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July 2018

ABCs of Windows 10

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor Adult Computers, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 11 tickets left

Learn about Microsoft’s latest operating system for PCs and tablets. See the changes from previous versions of Windows, navigating the start menu, apps, and more.

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Gloria Richardson: The Dragon Lady

July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 50 spots left

Richardson was the leader of the civil rights movement in Cambridge, MD, recognized as one of the seven leading women of the civil rights movement.  Yet she has been virtually forgotten to a large part because she does not fit our traditional understanding of the civil rights movement. Dr. Peter Levy, professor at York College, will present on this hidden part of history. 

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The Great Uprising

July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 50 spots left

Professor Peter Levy discusses the period between 1963 and 1972 when America experienced over 750 urban revolts, including in York City, Cambridge, Maryland and Baltimore, Maryland. Levy will discuss  the impact which these uprisings had on millions of ordinary Americans and how it relates to today.

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Microsoft Word

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor Adult Computers, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 11 tickets left

This basic level class covers topics including Word structure and most commonly used features such as opening or creating a new document, formatting, e-mailing it as an attachment and more.

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August 2018

Summer Concert Series: Keating Jazz Orchestra

August 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | Atrium, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States

The Keating Jazz Orchestra, sister and brother duo, Kayla and Marty Keating will entertain Martin Library with their big band sound--and unique twist! Inspired by Benny Goodman, Glen Miller, Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble, and more, the Keating Jazz Orchestra will help us celebrate the last few weeks of summer and our summer theme: Libraries Rock!

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Digital Photography File Management

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor Adult Computers, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 12 tickets left

You received this fancy digital camera as a gift, but are you afraid to use it? Have you taken some great photos but are not sure what else to do?  If you are not sure what to do next, then it's time to take this class. You will learn everything from camera basics to how to transfer photos, organize them, view, edit and print them, share with friends through e-mail or social websites, and more. Bring your camera, charged batteries

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Altered Book Workshop

August 18 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | Program Room, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 14 spots left

Taught by Art Therapist and altered book artist Karen Stabley, you will learn to transform ordinary books ito works of art in preparation for our Altered Book Contest in September! Space is limited. 

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Altered Books Workshop

August 18 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | Program Room, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 15 spots left

Taught by Art Therapist and altered book artist Karen Stabley, you will learn to transform ordinary books into works of art in preparation for our Altered Book Contest in September! All supplies are included.  Space is limited.   

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October 2018

Sundays With Scott: Confederate Calamity: J.E.B. Stuart’s cavalry ride through York County, PA

October 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 60 spots left

On June 30, 1863, J.E.B. Stuart’s cavalry fought at Hanover, PA, and then for the next two days rode through York County PA in an attempt to locate the Army of Northern Virginia. His cavalry missed the first two days of the battle of Gettysburg, depriving Robert E. Lee of his “eyes and ears of the army.” Hear Civil War historian Scott Mingus tell the story of Jeb Stuart's cavalry ride through York County and how it forever changed the

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The Hex Murders and Trials

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | Quiet Reading Room, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States

The Hex Murders are considered York County's "Crime of the Century". In an attempt to break a spell they believed Nelson Rehmeyer to be under, John Blymer, Wilber Hess, and John Curry murdered him and left his body in his farmhouse in Reheymer's Hollow in Stewartstown. The crime shook York County and leaves a lasting impression in the 21st century.  Jim McClure, author, historian, editor of the York Daily Record will present on this historic event and its lasting legacy. 

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January 2019

Sundays With Scott: Confederate General William “Extra Billy” Smith

January 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 60 spots left

William Smith gained his nickname for the extra money he raked in from the Federal government while he operated a mail delivery line. He was Governor of Virginia during both the Mexican War and the last half of the Civil War, as well as a five-time U.S. congressman, two-time Confederate congressman, attorney in San Francisco during the California Gold Rush, and one of the South’s most colorful leaders. Civil War historian Scott Mingus will enlighten us on "Extra Billy" and

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April 2019

Sundays With Scott: Human interest stories from Antietam

April 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 60 spots left

Civil War historian Scott Mingus presents short stories and anecdotes from the soldiers and civilians as the two armies march to Sharpsburg, invade Maryland, fight the battle, and then march back to Virginia.

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July 2019

Sundays With Scott: Flames Beyond Gettysburg

July 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 60 spots left

Major General Jubal A. Early seized control of Gettysburg after a series of skirmishes on June 26 and then two days later occupied York.  General Early ransomed York for money and supplies and surrounded the town with artillery and troops. Hastily organized state militia defended the river crossing at Wrightsville and then burned the world's longest covered bridge to prevent Rebel passage into Lancaster County, from which Jubal Early had hoped to threaten Harrisburg.  Hear Civil War historian discuss the

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October 2019

Sundays With Scott: The Northern Central Railway in the Civil War

October 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm UTC-4
Martin Library | 2nd Floor, 159 E Market St
York, PA 17401 United States
Free 60 spots left

Civil War historian Scott Mingus tells the story of the key Union supply route that ran from upstate New York through Harrisburg, York, Hanover Junction, and Glen Rock down to Baltimore. Mingus will also discuss the controversial “Lincoln at Hanover Junction” Matthew Brady November 1863 photographs.

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