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YCL Board Announces Operational Changes

York County Commissioners Cut $300,000 in Library Funding The York County Libraries Board of Directors has announced changes in library operating hours and services for 2018.  The measures are a direct result of the loss of $300,000 in funding from York County.  The York County Commissioners announced the budget cut in late December 2017.  The...
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Pizza Camp

Cookbook Dynasty

In 2015 Bon Appetit Magazine claimed that the “Best Pizza in America” was from Pizzeria Beddia in Fishtown, PA. Fishtown has become a trendy spot in Philadelphia for the last few years and my two sons, not only live there, but they happen to be good friends of Joe Beddia, the master pizza maker. Pizzeria...
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BookFlix

Help Me Find a Book!

As someone who works in a library, my staff and volunteers are often asked for book suggestions. People assume that we are avid readers and read anything and everything and although most of us claim reading as our favorite pastime a few of us prefer specific genres or select books on a whim.  When a...
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Bookworm

Second Act

On October 1st, I began my twentieth year as a librarian for the Mason-Dixon Public Library. My journey into librarianship was unusual. After being a stay-at-home mom for many years I decided to look for a job as my oldest child was off to her freshman year in college. My two teenage sons were busy...
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