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 Summer Reading Bingo
    on June 1, 2022 at 10:00 am

    It’s back! Read library books and be entered in our raffle!  When you finish a book and return it, we’ll stamp your bingo card- one square for each book you

  • Ocean Adventure Trail
    on August 10, 2022 at 12:00 am

    The Ocean Adventure Trail is a sensory path, sidewalk obstacle course located right in front of the library that offers more than 15 ocean themed movement activities for kids (and

  • SeaQuest Scavenger Hunt
    on August 10, 2022 at 10:00 am

    Embark on a quest each week to earn a limited edition badge. On your first quest of the summer, you will receive a metal chain to keep your badges on.


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