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

  • World War I: Lessons & Legacies Exhibition
    on January 18, 2020 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 […]

  • Sensory Box Saturday
    on January 18, 2020 at 10:00 am

    Toddlers and Preschoolers are invited for drop in play. Explore, get a little messy, and have fun playing with a variety of materials.

  • World War I: Lessons & Legacies Exhibition
    on January 20, 2020 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 […]


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