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

  • Babies & Books
    on July 23, 2018 at 10:15 am

    Join Miss Katie for stories, songs, finger plays and more! This session is for children ages birth-2 years old. No Registration required.&nbs Read more

  • Story to Stage
    on July 23, 2018 at 11:00 am

    This workshop will include listening to a new story about Bobby & Bonnie Bunch. Then we will choose parts and act it out, adding necessary sound effects, and creating an original song to go with the play. Read more

  • Occasional Saxophone Quartet
    on July 23, 2018 at 6:00 pm

    Join us in the Garden for an evening of music. Enjoy the sounds of the saxophone from the hey-day of the instrument’s popularity.  The Occasional Saxophone Quartet is comprised of four seasoned musicians Read more


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