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

  • Family Story Time
    on February 24, 2018 at 10:15 am

    Join Miss Katie for stories, songs, finger plays and more. This session is for children ages birth-5 years old.&nbs Read more

  • Babies & Books
    on February 26, 2018 at 10:15 am

    Delight and stimulate your baby’s senses with books and music. Ages Birth-2. Registration is not required. STAY & PLAY! Playing is learning! Stay for our informal play group after story time is over. Talk Read more

  • Toddler Time
    on February 26, 2018 at 11:15 am

    Toddlers will learn letters, sounds and new words. This interactive story time features short stories, action rhymes and a craft. Ages 2-3 years. **Please note: the Monday and Wednesday Toddler story times are the Read more


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