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

  • Adult Winter Reading Bingo
    on December 1, 2023 at 12:00 am

    Challenge yourself to read this winter! Pick up a Bingo card at the front desk, then check out books, audiobooks, graphic novels, and eBooks that match squares on your card.

  • Bad Art Night
    on February 27, 2024 at 5:00 pm

    Join us for Bad Art Night! This is a freestyle craft event where you can make a sculpture, painting, or collage without any pressure to make something “good.” Let your

  • Preschool Story Time
    on February 28, 2024 at 10:15 am

    Join Miss Katie for books, songs, shakers and more. Following story time, an optional craft or activity will be available. 

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