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!

Library Closure Notice:

All York County Library locations will be closed indefinitely. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

All borrowed items will not be due until after this period.

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

  • At-Home Crafts | Ages 3-5
    on June 1, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Create crafts from the items you have at home! Check back every Monday to download materials and watch instructions on each craft. Geared for ages 3-5.

  • At-Home Crafts | Ages 6-10
    on June 1, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Create crafts from the items you have at home! Check back every Monday to download materials and watch instructions on each craft. Geared for ages 6-10.

  • Digital Story Time
    on June 1, 2020 at 10:00 am

    Join York County Libraries’ Youth Services staff as they take story time online! In these Digital Story Times, our staff will share short stories, songs, craft and activity ideas, as well as online […]


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