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

  • Outdoor Baby Story Time
    on May 16, 2022 at 10:15 am

    Join Miss Katie on the back covered patio for songs, stories, movement activities and more! Rain or shine. Suggested ages 0-2. 

  • Outdoor Preschool Story Time
    on May 16, 2022 at 11:15 am

    Join Miss Katie on the back covered patio for songs, stories, movement activities and more! Rain or shine. Suggested ages 3-6. 

  • Teen Minecrafters | Teen Discord Server
    on May 17, 2022 at 5:00 pm

    Join us on the library Minecraft Realm! Mine, craft, build, & create together with other teens from around York County. No registration required, but you need to join the Teen Discord server to participate. […]


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