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Opioid addiction training

Free educational series on opioid addiction, treatment and family recovery

Opioid Addiction & Treatment Education 2018-2019 York County Libraries is hosting a series of educational programs addressing the issues of opioid addiction, substance abuse, treatment, and family recovery at libraries across the county over the next several months.  Experts from York/Adams Drug & Alcohol Commission, The RASE Project,  Wellspan, and Recovery Coaching Associates will be speaking...
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten family reading together

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

How to prepare your child to succeed: Read 1000 Books Before Kindergarten To encourage York County families to read with their young children, we now offer an exciting new program: 1000 Books Before Kindergarten. This is an offshoot of a national program made with our unique style of fun style of fun. Just one book...
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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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