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June 1-3 Techmageddon & Axis 360

 We’re sorry for the recent “techmageddon” It sure seems that Murphy’s Law had its own plans for our launch of Axis 360 on June 1st. We sent an email to our members with links to details about the new service on our website. But alas, the website was on the fritz by Friday afternoon and was...
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Axis 360 Replaces Overdrive Service

Axis 360 is available! York County Libraries is live with a new digital platform Axis 360. Our content can be reached by using the Magic Wall or by downloading the Axis 360 app for Android, IOS, or Kindle.  During the month of June, set up your account and check out an item or place a hold, and you will be entered...
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April 8th-14th is National Library Week!

Did you Know? Probably the most well-known ancient library was the Library of Alexandria, which was in operation from around 295 BCE to 48 BCE when the building and its collections were tragically lost in a fire. However, people have been collecting records and keeping them in an organized fashion for millennia. Some of these...
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January 2018 Program Sheet with Descriptions

The calendar is great for a quick visual reference about what’s happening at the library.  However, you may have questions like, “what does family literacy class mean?”  and “What is the Escape Book Club?”  The program sheet will have details about each program so you’ll know exactly what to expect and for which ages programs...
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January 2018 Calendar of Events

Looking for something to do this month?  Look no further!  We have something for everyone in the family–and some new offerings as well!   Another way you can access our calendar and events is through our Facebook Group page.  You must request to join and once you’ve received approval, you’ll have access to the most up-to-date...
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Top 5 Reasons to get a York County Libraries Library Card

Top 5 Reasons to get a York County Libraries Library Card

1.    It’s Free! Imagine being able to go on an unlimited shopping spree at Barnes & Noble for the grand cost of $0. That’s what you’re getting with your library card, and so much more.  2.    Downloads Not only does your library card give you access to a vast array of eBooks, but thousands of...
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Why Libraries Matter more than ever in the 21st Century

Why Libraries Matter more than ever in the 21st Century

Public libraries have been and will continue to be vital to our society because they are the only institution in America that provides free education to all, regardless of age, background, or socio-economic status. In the recent past, libraries provided education to their users by providing information about subjects, and did so almost solely through...
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Staff Picks

Staff Picks

Don recommends Clemente by David Maraniss “Great read about a complex personality, and one of the great baseball players of all time, Roberto Clemente. Beloved by all who knew him, his acts of love and kindness are truly inspirational.” Laurie read Small Great Things by Jodi Piccoult. “I think it is a worthy read for us all,...
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