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

  • POP into Summer Party
    on June 3, 2023 at 10:00 am

    Start summer off with a POP! Join us in front of the library for popsicles, popcorn and popping giant bubbles! Pick up your SummerQuest registration materials, play yard games, and

  • York Epic Typewriter Initiative
    on June 3, 2023 at 11:00 am

    Calling all typewriter enthusiasts! Come join the York Epic Typewriter Initiative (Y.E.T.I.) for typewriter fun. Bring your own typewriter or use one of ours. Come type a letter, short story

  • Online Auction Benefiting Paul Smith Library
    on June 5, 2023 at 12:00 am

    Visit to bid on items in Paul Smith Library’s first Annual Online Auction! Support the Friends of Paul Smith Library by bidding on awesome items donated by local businesses. 

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