In the Know

Donuts and Other Proclamations of Love

“The truth is, I wouldn’t be a writer if I hadn’t first been a teacher,” says Jared Reck, local educator and author of the newly released book Donuts and Other Proclamations of Love. Jared will discuss the novel via Zoom at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 3. The virtual author visit is part of this year’s...
Read Post....

You Don’t Have to be an Artist to Work in Animation

“I hear a lot of people say, ‘I’d love to work in the animation industry, but I can’t draw’ and the truth is you don’t have to,” says Netflix Animation Supervisor Mike Greenholt. “We need people to plan schedules, manage budgets, set up workstations and screening rooms. Anyone who loves animation can be part of...
Read Post....
Summer Read program. Sponsored by WITF, WellSpan Health, and Capital Blue Cross. A PA Forward Health Literacy Initiative.

Summer Read 2021

You Belong York County Libraries joins eight other central PA county library groups to present the Transforming Health Summer Read project, now in its ninth year. We’re excited to present You Belong: A Call for Connection by Sebene Selassie as this year’s selection. Our goal for 2021 is to align the  Summer Read program to complement Transforming Health’s “Here With You.” “Here...
Read Post....

Memorial Day 2021

What is Memorial Day? Memorial Day is a U.S. Federal holiday that falls on the last Monday of each May. It honors servicemembers of the armed forces who fell in the course of their duties, whether in war or in peacetime. In observance of Memorial Day, all York County Libraries locations are closed.  History Memorial...
Read Post....

Financial Literacy Month, Post 4

How to Give Back Over the past three weeks we have shared information from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) about how to manage your money during the COVID-19 pandemic, how to create a budget and ways to start saving. Our last financial blog for April’s National Financial Literacy Month is about charitable giving. As...
Read Post....

Financial Literacy Month, Post 3

How to Save Money Last week we shared some information about knowing where each of your dollars go, also known as  budgeting (click to go to the post)!  In that blog we mentioned that you should always pay yourself first, also known as saving.  Today, let’s talk about learning how to save money. As shared...
Read Post....

Financial Literacy Month, Post 2

Missed our first post? Find it here. All About Budgets! In my growing-up years, when it came to money, my parents were frugal. Many of their ways were passed down to me: Use coupons; shop for the best price; shop sales; save for what you want; ask yourself, “is this a want or a need?”...
Read Post....

Financial Literacy Month: Book List 2021

Books from York County Libraries’ Collection Below is a list of some books that will help boost your financial smarts. Even better, they are available in the York County Libraries collection!  (Borrowing books from the library saves you money, too.) They are in alphabetical order by title. Click a title to go to the catalog...
Read Post....

April is Financial Literacy Month, Post 1

Since April is Financial Literacy Month, it’s a great time to take advantage of FREE programs and learning. Get yourself more educated about finances, budgeting, and planning for the future. No matter your income level, no matter your age, this is a great skill to work on! Your Finances and the Coronavirus Pandemic The Consumer...
Read Post....
YCL Here We Go

Campaign Projects Underway

Watch the groundbreaking ceremony   A recent groundbreaking ceremony signaled the start of construction for three York County Libraries. They include Kreutz Creek Library in Hellam, Kaltreider-Benfer Library in Red Lion, and Martin Library in downtown York.  All are slated to undergo major changes to meet the service needs of York County residents.  Ceremony Goes Digital...
Read Post....