Martin Library

Creating Possibilities

Due to the Pandemic, some of our library services are not currently available. Please visit our COVID-19 Reopening page for details.

Located at the corner of Market and Queen Streets since 1935, this city landmark has three levels of collection, program, and gathering spaces. Here, you can find the largest collection of books in York County, research expertise, over 70 computers, and learning experiences for all ages. Programs in our Children’s Library meet state standards for early childhood education and support students' individual growth. The Teen Forum provides a space for teens to have fun, explore opportunities, discuss important issues, and construct their futures. Stop by, enjoy the experience, and create new possibilities at Martin Library!

Starting Monday, August 31st:

Starting Monday, August 31, we're open for browsing & quick pickup. Come visit us and refresh your reading supply! Rather than our traditional “sit and read” library setting, it will be a renewed “browse and go” experience. This is part of our current reopening phase and the extra measures we’re taking to provide you with a safe and healthy library environment.

Available Amenities

  • Wi-Fi
  • Public Computers
  • Tours & Group Visits
  • Printing, Copying, and Scanning
  • After Hours Book Drop
  • Test Proctoring
  • Faxing
  • Room Rental
  • Ongoing Used Book Sale
  • Public Restrooms
  • Study/Quiet Rooms
  • Play, Learn, Grow

Upcoming Events

  • Get That Job!
    on September 18, 2020 at 10:30 am

    Martin Library staff will be available for one-on-one assistance with those who would like to learn more about structuring the best resume and cover letter.   Staff will share ideas pertaining to job applications […]

  • Saturday Scavengers
    on September 19, 2020 at 10:00 am

    We’ll post a new themed scavenger hunt Saturdays at 10:00AM on Facebook! Use the hashtag #SaturdayScavengers to share what you find! Don’t forget to tag us @YorkCountyLibraries!

  • Virtual Mini Chef Creations with GIANT!
    on September 21, 2020 at 10:30 am

    Gather up your mini chefs for a morning of healthy snack-crafting with nutritionists from GIANT! A new video will be available every Monday morning on Zoom! Register for an upcoming session at: […]


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