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

  • Saturday Afternoon Tabletops
    on September 18, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Want to get into tabletop rpgs? Looking for a group? We host an open tabletop RPG session every other Saturday. Create a character and dive into one of our campaigns. New players are always welcome! We meet every […]

  • Outdoor Baby Time
    on September 20, 2021 at 10:15 am

    Join Miss Katie outside of the library for songs, stories, shakers and more. Weather permitting. Storytime will take place under the covered porch area. Bring a blanket or chair to sit on. Suggested ages 0-2 […]

  • Outdoor Preschool Time
    on September 20, 2021 at 11:15 am

    Join Miss Katie outside of the library for songs, stories, shakers, and more. Weather permitting. Storytime will take place under the covered porch area. Bring a blanket or chair to sit on. Suggested ages 3-6 […]


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