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!

Curbside & Limited Browsing Services Starting July 20

Our libraries will be opening with limited services starting July 20. Please visit our COVID-19 Reopening page for details.

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

  • At-Home Crafts | Ages 3-5
    on August 3, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Create crafts from the items you have at home! Check back every Monday to download materials and watch instructions on each craft. Geared for ages 3-5.

  • At-Home Crafts | Ages 6-10
    on August 3, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Create crafts from the items you have at home! Check back every Monday to download materials and watch instructions on each craft. Geared for ages 6-10.

  • Mystery Mondays | Virtual Teen Program
    on August 3, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    This summer the Teen Forum will host a new and exciting virtual activity every Monday! Each activity will be kept a secret until it begins. It could be anything! So join us from home on the Teen Forum Discord […]


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