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Hiker

Visit the Appalachian Trail

If you want a good place to visit the Appalachian Trail, visit Pine Grove Furnace State Park. Pine Grove Furnace is the halfway point for northbound hikers whose goal is to reach Mount Katahdin in Maine. By the time they’ve reached Pine Grove Furnace, they’ve hiked more than 1,100 miles.    ...
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Paul Smith Library 2019 Honorees Tom and Betty Healy announcement

Paul Smith Library to Honor Tom & Betty Healy

Ceremony & Reception Sunday October 13th Paul Smith Library of Southern York County’s Honors Committee has announced Tom and Betty Healy as the 2019 Honorees for their inaugural Honors Reception. They will recognize the Healys for their outstanding dedication to service in the southern York County community. A special ceremony and reception will be held...
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Staff Picks New Sale

What Should I Read Next?

Having trouble picking out your next read? The Paul Smith Library in Shrewsbury is here to help! Here are 3 easy ways to find a new fave in 5 minutes or less: 1. Check out a Staff Pick Seasonally updated and beautifully displayed, these specially selected books are sure to satisfy. 2. Browse the New...
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Dog Days

Dog Days of Summer

Learn about dog fostering from local author Cara Achterberg in her book, Another Good Dog. Also check out Oprah’s Great Books for Dog Lovers list. https://www.oprah.com/omagazine/great-books-for-dog-lovers/all...
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No More Plastic

Read this book and discover the small changes you can make now that will add up to make a big difference....
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What Produce is in Season Now?

Taken from The Spruce Eats, some herbs,veggies and fruits that should be available now! Basil, July through September Beets, June through December Blackberries, late July through mid-August Blueberries, July and August...
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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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