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

  • Ending Soon: Disney Ticket Raffle!
    on November 28, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Win tickets for a magical vacation! The Friends of Paul Smith Library are hosting a Walt Disney World Ticket Raffle. Win 10-One Day Park Hopper tickets to the Walt Disney

  • York Epic Typewriter Initiative
    on December 3, 2022 at 11:00 am

    Calling all typewriter enthusiasts! Join the York Epic Typewriter Initiative (Y.E.T.I.) for its inaugural meeting. Bring your own typewriter or use on of ours. Come type a holiday card or

  • Indoor Baby Story Time
    on December 5, 2022 at 10:15 am

    Join Miss Katie at Paul Smith Library for books, songs, shakers and more! Suggested ages birth through 2. 


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