Paul Smith Library of Southern York County

The Gem of New Freedom & Shrewsbury

The Paul Smith Library, a “green” LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certified building is conveniently located adjacent to the Shrewsbury YMCA. Our friendly staff and volunteers are here to assist your entire family. Engage in our community through book clubs, book sales, and events such as Truck Zoo and Designer Bag Bingo. Our innovative early childhood activities are designed to meet state educational standards. Enjoy our collection of materials designed to educate, entertain, and inspire. Access the world using our computers or bring your own and enjoy free high-speed internet. Come visit us, your library is waiting!

Available Amenities

  • Wi-Fi
  • Public Computers
  • Tours & Group Visits
  • Printing, Copying, and Scanning
  • After Hours Book Drop
  • Test Proctoring
  • Faxing
  • Room Rental
  • Ongoing Used Book Sale
  • Public Restrooms
  • Study/Quiet Rooms
  • Play, Learn, Grow

Upcoming Events

  • Toddler Time
    on September 18, 2019 at 10:15 am

    Join Miss Katie for a fun class to help develop the literacy skills of our youngest patrons. Each class features songs, rhymes, stories, shakers and every child’s favorite, bubbles! 2-3 years. Monday and Read more

  • Preschool Time
    on September 18, 2019 at 11:15 am

    Join Miss Katie for a fun class to help develop the literacy skills of our youngest patrons. Each class features songs, rhymes, stories, shakers and every child’s favorite, bubbles! 3-5 years.&nbs

  • Family Game Night
    on September 18, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    Drop in for quality family time. Play a variety of new and classic board games.


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