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You Don’t Have to be an Artist to Work in Animation

“I hear a lot of people say, ‘I’d love to work in the animation industry, but I can’t draw’ and the truth is you don’t have to,” says Netflix Animation Supervisor Mike Greenholt. “We need people to plan schedules, manage budgets, set up workstations and screening rooms. Anyone who loves animation can be part of...
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Adult Summer Reading Bingo is Back!

Remember those long, lazy summer days when you spent all summer reading? Neither do we! As adults we have many things that pull us away from the things we enjoy—families to nurture, homes to maintain, and careers to develop. Because of our grown-up responsibilities, without a mindful effort its easy to push aside something we...
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Summer Read program. Sponsored by WITF, WellSpan Health, and Capital Blue Cross. A PA Forward Health Literacy Initiative.

Summer Read 2021

You Belong York County Libraries joins eight other central PA county library groups to present the Transforming Health Summer Read project, now in its ninth year. We’re excited to present You Belong: A Call for Connection by Sebene Selassie as this year’s selection. Our goal for 2021 is to align the  Summer Read program to complement Transforming Health’s “Here With You.” “Here...
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Local Author

Distracted Driving Awareness

Summertime is here and that means more day trips and road trips! Check out our books at the Library about Distracted Driving, especially, Blind Turn. It’s hot off the presses and written by local author, Cara Sue Achterberg–her seventh published book​. This novel is about the aftermath of a fatal texting and driving accident and a mother and daughter...
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Gettysburg

Summertime is Park Time!

Please enjoy all the parks you can. There are 3 National Parks right here in PA!   Gettysburg National Military Park 4.8  (4,330) · National park Gettysburg, PA Gettysburg Battlefield & war artifacts       Valley Forge National Historical Park 4.8  (6,012) · National park King of Prussia, PA Revolutionary War site with guided tours      ...
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Insta Blog

Follow the Paul Smith Library on Instagram!

Did you know the Paul Smith Library now has an Instagram account? You can check it out here or by searching “paulsmithlibsyc” on Instagram. Follow us to check out cool pictures, find important information, and engage with the library.   We will also be using our Instagram account to connect with teens. Book recommendations, funny...
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Memorial Day 2021

What is Memorial Day? Memorial Day is a U.S. Federal holiday that falls on the last Monday of each May. It honors servicemembers of the armed forces who fell in the course of their duties, whether in war or in peacetime. In observance of Memorial Day, all York County Libraries locations are closed.  History Memorial...
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We Are Gold!

Paul Smith Library of Southern York County received status as a Gold Star Library in December 2019.   The Pennsylvania Library Association has named Paul Smith Library a Gold Star Library! According to Christi Buker, PALA Executive Director, the PA Forward Star Library program recognizes libraries who clearly demonstrate the integration of PA Forward’s five...
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Take Home Storytime Kits Available Now!

Families with children ages 3-5 are invited to pick up an at home storytime kit. These kits will feature 3 weeks of crafts, learning, and sensory activities that are themed weekly to compliment a weekly virtual storytime. Each week Miss Katie will read one or two stories and sing a few songs that go along...
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Financial Literacy Month, Post 4

How to Give Back Over the past three weeks we have shared information from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) about how to manage your money during the COVID-19 pandemic, how to create a budget and ways to start saving. Our last financial blog for April’s National Financial Literacy Month is about charitable giving. As...
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