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

  • Animal Adventure Trail
    on June 1, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Take a journey on our animal themed sidewalk obstacle course. Fun for kids of all ages! Available daily, dawn until dusk. 

  • Animal Hunt
    on June 23, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Animals are hidden in the library! Can you count them all? Explore the library and let us know how many you find! Find them all and earn a new badge each week. Available during regular library operating hours.

  • Digital Story Time | Summer 2021
    on June 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

    Join York County Libraries’ Youth Services staff as they take story time online! In these Digital Story Times, our staff will share short stories, songs, craft and activity ideas, as well as online […]


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