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

  • Board Game Cafè
    on February 8, 2023 at 6:00 pm

    Join us for Board Game Cafè every 2nd Wednesday of the month starting at 6pm!  There will be lots of popular board games available to play as well as refreshments!

  • Wine & Crime After Dark
    on February 10, 2023 at 6:00 pm

    Bring some drinks and snacks to the Paul Smith Library on February 10 at 6PM and let’s have some great conversations! Listen to the podcast Morbid Episode 366: JonBenet Ramsey

  • Baby Story Time
    on February 13, 2023 at 10:15 am

    Join Miss Katie at Paul Smith Library for books, songs, shakers and more! Suggested ages birth through 2. 

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