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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 ...
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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 ...
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Library Construction Progress Noticeable

Library Construction Progress Noticeable

Just a few months ago, Kaltreider-Benfer Library staff and volunteers packed up and moved over 40,000 books out of their ...
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Coming February 2023… Libby by OverDrive!

Meet Libby! Libby by OverDrive, that is. Libby is OverDrive’s current e-reading app. In February 2023, York County Libraries will ...
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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 ...
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Celebrate York County History

Celebrate York County History Did you know a lot of things had their start here in York County? We've pulled ...
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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 ...
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Temporary Location Opens May 23

Temporary Location Opens May 23

Kaltreider-Benfer Library will open with limited services at Windsor Manor Elementary School, 2110 Windsor Road,  on Monday, May 23. Members should use ...
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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 ...
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Kaltreider-Benfer Moving to Temporary Site

Kaltreider-Benfer Moving to Temporary Site

Kaltreider-Benfer Library is moving to a temporary site while its current location undergoes major renovation and expansion. Starting May 2, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Service Changes Start April 4th

Service Changes Start April 4th

Kaltreider-Benfer Library will be changing its services offerings starting Monday, April 4th in preparation for construction. There will be many ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Progress on All Levels

Progress on All Levels

Construction work at Martin Library is showing progress on all levels.  The library's iconic 1935 weathervane has reclaimed its original ...
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It is Beginning to Look Like A Library

It is Beginning to Look Like A Library

Construction at the former Hellam Township Building is totally transforming the 8,800 square foot building into a new structure, a library ...
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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 ...
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YCL Here We Go

Library Construction Underway

Watch the groundbreaking ceremony A recent groundbreaking ceremony signaled the start of construction for three York County Libraries. They include Kreutz ...
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YCL Officially Breaks Ground

YCL Officially Breaks Ground

York County Libraries has officially broken ground after a successful capital campaign to make our libraries prepared and proactive for 21st century ...
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YCL Breaks Ground

YCL Breaks Ground

Join York County Libraries virtual groundbreaking ceremony to kickoff construction of our three campaign project libraries: Kreutz Creek Library, Kaltreider-Benfer Library and Martin Library ...
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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 ...
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Kids' Books for Hispanic Heritage Month

Kids’ Books for Hispanic Heritage Month

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