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SummerQuest at Paul Smith Library

SummerQuest is here! This year’s theme is A Universe of Stories, and we have hundreds of ways for you to explore. Pick up a registration packet on June 1st at our Kickoff events in Dover, Hanover, or Nixon Park (there’s a GO York! challenge in Nixon Park). If you can’t make it to Kickoff, just...
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Classics

Featured Collection: Classics

Tucked away in the back of the library, between the Westerns and the Mysteries, you will find my personal favorite section of the Paul Smith Library–The Classics. Here lie the books deemed eternally influential and important. These works of literature, though not necessarily appreciated during the period they were written in, have proved themselves nonetheless...
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Paul Smith Garden

How Does Your Garden Grow

Inside Paul Smith library you’ll find all sorts of food for you brain, but did you know there’s a place out back for your soul? Well, ok it’s a garden. This enclosed space is open the same hours as the library. In winter, the grape arbor sleeps under snow but now that spring is here, the...
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Once Upon A Time

May is Short Story Month

Come in and check out our short story collection. We have short stories from many genres: romance, western, classic, mystery, holiday, and British....
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2019 SummerQuest: A Universe of Storage Image

Summer Reading… Summer Learning… SummerQuest 2019!

Have a Stellar Summer! It’s that time of year again! The nights are longer, the sun shines brighter, the kids laugh longer, and the fun gets better. Kids and teens love summer. No more schoolwork and nothing but fun for three months! But parents know that kids who don’t read over the summer lose one...
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It’s Time to Give Local York

Remember Us on Friday! The second annual Give Local York day of giving is right around the corner on Friday, May 3rd.  Last year’s event turned into a community-wide celebration that helped hundreds of nonprofit organizations serving York County including our libraries.  We were overwhelmed by the generosity of our library members and community members...
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We’ll Trade You:Food For Fines May 2019

We’ll Trade You Food for Fines Project Erases Late Fees and Hunger We want to make a trade with library members who have late fees.  All YCL libraries will reduce a library cardholder’s late fees by one dollar for each non-perishable item he or she donates at the library.  The food drive provides members with...
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Earth Day

Environmental Read

Earth Day may be past now, but it’s never to late to think about what you can do for the environment. 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 is STEM To Go?

STEM is a term used to describe an applied approach of educating  in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. President Barack Obama said,  “[Science] is more than a school subject, or the periodic table, or the properties of waves. It is an approach to the world, a critical way to understand and explore...
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