In the Know

April 8th-14th is National Library Week!

Did you Know? Probably the most well-known ancient library was the Library of Alexandria, which was in operation from around 295 BCE to 48 BCE when the building and its collections were tragically lost in a fire. However, people have been collecting records and keeping them in an organized fashion for millennia. Some of these...
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LEGO Bricks are More Than Just Fun

Paul Smith Library is proud to host a monthly LEGO Club during the school year and weekly LEGO play during our Summer Quest. At first thought, many think LEGO Bricks are just a fun toy that many children love. LEGO Bricks are more than just a toy, they help children develop and improve a variety...
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Basic Literacy

What is Basic Literacy? Basic Literacy is the ability to read, write, and comprehend. It includes proper diction as well as grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Why does Basic Literacy Matter? (statistics taken from www.paforward.org) Only 48% of parents read to their preschoolers daily. Thirteen percent of Pennsylvanians lack basic literacy skills such as the ability...
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Living

When Did Your Life Begin?

“When I got my library card, that’s when my life began.” –Rita Mae Brown Do you have your library card? If not, we can help. Stop by the library to sign up for your free library card. We have several to choose from, and you can use it at any of the YCL locations. ...
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Save the Date

Save the Date

Paul Smith Library will be hosting a March Madness Silent Auction! The auction will begin online on Facebook on March 16-18. Beginning on March 19 and lasting through the end of the month, the auction will be LIVE in the library! More information coming soon.  Also, our 6th Annual Designer Bag Bingo will be Thursday...
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