Paul Smith Library of Southern York County

The Gem of New Freedom & Shrewsbury

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 you and your 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!

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

  • Preschool Story Time
    on December 6, 2023 at 10:15 am

    Get your wiggles out and join Miss Katie for stories, songs, movement activities and more! Following story time an optional craft or other activity will be available. Suggested ages 3-6.

  • Getting Started with Libby – Monthly Webinar
    on December 6, 2023 at 11:00 am

    This webinar, provided by OverDrive, Inc., will show you everything you need to know to become an expert on the Libby app. Topics covered include but are not limited to:

  • Chess Club
    on December 6, 2023 at 6:00 pm

    Want to play chess? Can’t find someone or somewhere to play? Wish you knew how? Join us for instruction and fun. First & Third Wednesday of every month. 6-8 PM

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