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

  • Sensory Box Saturday
    on July 20, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Toddlers and Preschoolers are invited for drop in play. Explore, get a little messy, and have fun playing with a variety of materials. Read more

  • Baby Time
    on July 22, 2019 at 10:15 am

    Join Miss Katie for stories, shaker eggs, scarves and more. Birth through age 2. Read more

  • Toddler Time
    on July 22, 2019 at 11:15 am

    Join Miss Katie for stories, shaker eggs, scarves and more.  Ages 2-3. Read more


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