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Health Literacy

Health Literacy

What is Health Literacy?                 Health Literacy is the knowledge and ability to manage your own health and wellness.   Why does Health Literacy Matter? (statistics taken from www.paforward.org) Nearly half of all adults have difficulty understanding and using health information. Far more people look for health information online than see a doctor on a...
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GLBT Book Month

GLBT Book Month

No longer just a place for books, the Paul Smith Library of Southern York County is a trusted resource that transforms lives through fostering community, understanding and access to the very best in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) literature. Stop by the Library today to check out our display of GLBT adult literature. The...
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Civic & Social Literacy

  What is Civic & Social Literacy?           Civic & Social Literacy is the knowledge and skills to participate, contribute to, and improve the community Why does Civic & Social Literacy Matter? (statistics taken from www.paforward.org) Only 42% of the state’s registered voters voted in the 2010 gubernatorial election. Eighty-four percent...
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techmageddon

June 1-3 Techmageddon & Axis 360

 We’re sorry for the recent “techmageddon” It sure seems that Murphy’s Law had its own plans for our launch of Axis 360 on June 1st. We sent an email to our members with links to details about the new service on our website. But alas, the website was on the fritz by Friday afternoon and was...
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Axis 360 Replaces Overdrive Service

Axis 360 is available! York County Libraries is live with a new digital platform Axis 360. Our content can be reached by using the Magic Wall or by downloading the Axis 360 app for Android, IOS, or Kindle.  During the month of June, set up your account and check out an item or place a hold, and you will be entered...
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Designer Bag Bingo

6th Annual Designer Bag Bingo

It’s time for BINGO! The Friends of Paul Smith Library will be hosting our annual Designer Bag Bingo next week on Thursday June 14th! Tickets are $20 in advance at the library. If tickets are still available, they will be $25 at the door. Once again, this event will be held at the New Freedom...
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Summer Quest is Coming!

Summer Quest, the new name for York Libraries summer reading program, begins June 2! A variety of fun events are scheduled to take place at Paul Smith Library this summer. By reading books and attending programs, children have opportunities to earn prizes! Early Registration for Summer Quest is now open! Visit summerquest.yorklibraries.org to register your...
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library-think-tank

Library Think Tank Slated June 7th

YCL President Robert F. Lambert is heading to Paul Smith Library of Southern York County for the next installation of his quarterly Library Think Tank sessions.  The focus of conversation is how libraries are transforming lives and building communities.  Today’s libraries play a role in workforce development, early childhood literacy, STEAM skills and much more.  He will...
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