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Banned Books Week

Read A Banned Book

Throughout the country, most children are starting a new academic year. Teachers are sending out their lists of required readings, and parents are beginning to gather books. In some cases, classics like “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” “The Catcher in the Rye,” and “To Kill a Mockingbird,” may not be included in curriculum or available...
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Information_Literacy

Information Literacy

What is Information Literacy? Information Literacy is the ability to use the internet and technological resources to improve the education and skills necessary to succeed in a digital society. Why does Information Literacy Matter? (statistics taken from www.paforward.org) More than 9% of information needed for research papers was sourced from Wikipedia or other wikis. The...
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Immunity Display

Immune Support

Did you know that now is the time to boost your immunity? With back to school and the flu season rapidly approaching, the end of summer is the perfect time to take steps to increase your body’s immune response. Don’t wait until it’s too late. Take steps while you’re still healthy to avoid getting sick. ...
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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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