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!

Library Closure Notice:

All York County Library locations will be closed indefinitely. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

All borrowed items will not be due until after this period.

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

  • CANCELLED: Child Abuse Prevention Lunch & Learn
    on April 6, 2020 at 11:30 am

    If you are a parent, step-parent, educator, caregiver, grandparent, Sunday school teacher, someone who cares about protecting children, this FREE workshop is for you. In this workshop, participants will: Receive a […]

  • CANCELLED – Habits of Health
    on April 13, 2020 at 6:30 pm

    The Habits of Health program is intended to help people reach a healthy weight and develop the habits that will create lifelong transformation in their health and wellbeing. We know that lifestyle change is the […]

  • CANCELED- Tech Time
    on April 16, 2020 at 10:00 am

    During TechTime we will cous on answering your questions around these topics. In addtiion, we will answer your individual tech questions.     JANUARY: Skill Focus- Ancestry.com Database- ACCESS PA […]


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