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Support Your Library and Win a Beautiful Quilt

Win a beautiful, handmade quilt! Quilt measures 72 x 96 inches. Tickets are $10 each. Only 100 tickets will be sold! Stop by the library or call 717-235-4313 to purchase. 100% of sales benefit Paul Smith Library of Southern York County. Drawing will take place December 1, 2020....
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Hotspots to Go at York County Libraries!

YCL is happy to announce we’re bringing back Wireless Hotspot rentals—now at more YCL locations! What’s a Wireless Hotspot? It’s a portable device that allows you to take a cellular Internet connection with you. It’s perfect if you live in an area that can’t get cable Internet or if you don’t have a data plan...
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GALE Topic Collections

Interested in learning more about your world? Me too. So, I checked out the GALE topic collection through the York County Libraries website. You can download books on the basics, science, math and history. Use it to refresh your brain before going back to school or just for the heck of it! Learning is knowing...
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September LEGO Challenge!

Submit your picture to be entered to win a LEGO prize! Can you build something from your favorite book? E-mail your pictures to [email protected] for us to post! Everyone who submits a picture will receive 1 entry into our fall LEGO prize drawing! The winner will be chosen at the end of November. Check out...
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Artificial Intelligence

Could The Next Great American Novel Be Written By….Artificial Intelligence?

Artificial intelligence, as defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, is “a branch of computer science dealing with the simulation of intelligent behavior in computers” or “the capability of a machine to imitate intelligent human behavior“.   Imagine going to a website, typing a few words, and having a computer program write the next couple paragraphs for...
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Sensational September Kits

Sign up for a FREE Sensational September at home storytime, play and learning kit from Paul Smith Library! Families with children ages 3-5 are invited to register for a Sensational September kit! The kit will feature 5 weeks of crafts, learning, and sensory activities that are themed weekly to compliment a weekly virtual mini storytime....
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A Behind the Scenes Look at SummerQuest 2020

Summer is wrapping up at the library. The last day to record your reading minutes is Sunday, August 16. Prizes may be picked up until the end of the month. To see pictures of the raffle prizes click here. This is usually the time of year that we post pictures from our summer programs at...
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LEGO Challenge August 4

What can you build using only 30 LEGO bricks? Email your picture to [email protected] for us to post! Everyone who submits a picture will receive 1 entry into our summer LEGO prize drawing! The winner will be chosen at the end of SummerQuest....
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