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

  • World War I: Lessons & Legacies
    on November 12, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Explore how the lessons and legacies of World War I continue to affect the United States today. World War I: Lessons and Legacies is on view now through January 31, 2020. World War I: Lessons and Legacies explores Read more

  • Friends Group Meeting
    on November 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm

    You are cordially invited to become a member of the Friends of Paul Smith Library! We typically meet the 2nd Tuesday of the month. We welcome your attendance at the meetings to get to know you and help you become Read more

  • Sensory Friendly Storytime
    on November 13, 2019 at 9:15 am

    Join Miss Katie and an occupational therapist from Connections- Early Intervention and Support for a special interactive storytime featuring sensory play, music, movement, and more. This unique storytime is Read more


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