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

  • Evening Book Group
    on August 15, 2018 at 6:00 pm

    This book group is held from 6:00 – 7:00 PM on the third Wednesday of each month. To register for the group, please call the library or email the Director. To find out this month’s book, check out Read more

  • Tech Guru
    on August 16, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Make the most out of your smartphone! With our Tech Guru service, we provide answers to almost all your technology questions. Some of the assistance we provide includes: -Learning your new device -Fixing problems Read more

  • Writers’ Group
    on August 17, 2018 at 10:30 am

    Writers Wanted! Join us at Paul Smith Library for a new ongoing writing group.  We will meet twice each month. Come to one or both meetings.  We will provide support, networking, critique, and occasional Read more


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