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

  • Writers’ Group
    on October 19, 2018 at 10:30 am

    Writers Wanted! Join us at Paul Smith Library for a new ongoing writing group.  We will meet twice each month. Come to one or both meetings.  We will provide support, networking, critique, and occasional Read more

  • Sensory Box Saturday
    on October 20, 2018 at 10:30 am

    Join us the 3rd Saturday of each month for Sensory Box Saturday. Children will be able to explore a variety of textures, smells, colors and more. Drop-in anytime between 10:30am and 12:30pm. Read more

  • Babies and Books
    on October 22, 2018 at 10:15 am

    Join Miss Katie for stories, songs, finger plays and more! This session is designed for birth through age 2.&nbs Read more


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