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Adult Summer Reading Bingo

Adult Summer Reading Bingo is back again this year at the Paul Smith Library! You can sign up at our front desk to receive your BINGO card as well as your first raffle ticket. (The prize we are raffling off this year is the bag full of goodies seen in the picture.) Next, all you have to do is read...
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Wangari Maathai: Plant trees, Win Nobel Peace Prize

Truly, hardship creates the fertile soil for hope and inspiration. We can only know our strengths from the driven need discovered in all of us to push forward. Women such as Wangari Maathai are true role models in our modern world. Wangari was born in the Kenyan Highlands in 1940. As an adult she strove...
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LGBT Flag

June is GLBT Month

Starting in 2015, the American Library Association marked June as GLBT Book Month™, a nationwide celebration of the authors and writings that reflect the lives and experiences of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community. Read more about it and other ALA promotional events. ...
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SummerQuest at Paul Smith Library

SummerQuest is here! This year’s theme is A Universe of Stories, and we have hundreds of ways for you to explore. Pick up a registration packet on June 1st at our Kickoff events in Dover, Hanover, or Nixon Park (there’s a GO York! challenge in Nixon Park). If you can’t make it to Kickoff, just...
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Classics

Featured Collection: Classics

Tucked away in the back of the library, between the Westerns and the Mysteries, you will find my personal favorite section of the Paul Smith Library–The Classics. Here lie the books deemed eternally influential and important. These works of literature, though not necessarily appreciated during the period they were written in, have proved themselves nonetheless...
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Paul Smith Garden

How Does Your Garden Grow

Inside Paul Smith library you’ll find all sorts of food for you brain, but did you know there’s a place out back for your soul? Well, ok it’s a garden. This enclosed space is open the same hours as the library. In winter, the grape arbor sleeps under snow but now that spring is here, the...
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Once Upon A Time

May is Short Story Month

Come in and check out our short story collection. We have short stories from many genres: romance, western, classic, mystery, holiday, and British....
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2019 SummerQuest: A Universe of Storage Image

Summer Reading… Summer Learning… SummerQuest 2019!

Have a Stellar Summer! It’s that time of year again! The nights are longer, the sun shines brighter, the kids laugh longer, and the fun gets better. Kids and teens love summer. No more schoolwork and nothing but fun for three months! But parents know that kids who don’t read over the summer lose one...
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It’s Time to Give Local York

Remember Us on Friday! The second annual Give Local York day of giving is right around the corner on Friday, May 3rd.  Last year’s event turned into a community-wide celebration that helped hundreds of nonprofit organizations serving York County including our libraries.  We were overwhelmed by the generosity of our library members and community members...
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