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Big Changes Ahead:The Campaign for York County Libraries

Three Locations to Undergo Transformation Three York County Libraries have renovation and expansion plans in their future.  The project will transform Martin Library, Kreutz Creek Library, and Kaltreider-Benfer Library into state-of-the-art library facilities.   The endeavor marks the first simultaneous, multi-location expansion project in the York County Libraries’45-year history.    Here’s a Quick Look at What’s Happening...
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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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Meet Martin Library’s Spring Honoree

Celebrating Children’s Champion Paula Gilbert The Martin Library Honors Committee has announced its selection of Paula Gilbert as its Martin Honors Spring honoree.  They will recognize Gilbert for her outstanding service to children, libraries, and the community on Sunday, April 28 at 2 pm. The public is invited to attend the event which will be held...
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Our Community Values Libraries

Martin Library is so excited to have received community recognition and several awards related to the work we do in the York community. Our community values libraries. On Thursday March 28, 2019, The York Revolution presented Martin Library with the Downtown First, Outstanding Non-Profit Award. At that time, the many accomplishments of Martin Library and...
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Come in from the cold and learn something new!

Author Melody Beattie once said, “The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.” If one of your goals is to learn something new in 2019, we can help! In winter of 2019, we have lined up educational and...
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PALA names Martin Library as Library of the Year

Pennsylvania Library Association Names Martin Library as Library of the Year

The York County Library is the First in Pennsylvania to Receive the Statewide Award The Pennsylvania Library Association named Martin Library as “Library of the Year” Tuesday during the association’s annual conference.  The York County library is the first in Pennsylvania to receive this statewide award.  The designation comes on the heels of the library’s...
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PA Firward Gold Star Award

Martin Library Receives PA Forward Gold Star Award

The Pennsylvania Library Association recognized Martin Library in York for becoming a PA Forward Gold Star Library during a recent ceremony.  Martin Library is the first library in York County to achieve this distinction.     According to Pennsylvania Library Association Executive Director Christi Buker, the PA Forward Star Library program recognizes libraries who clearly demonstrate their...
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Opioid addiction training

Free educational series on opioid addiction, treatment and family recovery

Opioid Addiction & Treatment Education 2018-2019 York County Libraries is hosting a series of educational programs addressing the issues of opioid addiction, substance abuse, treatment, and family recovery at libraries across the county over the next several months.  Experts from York/Adams Drug & Alcohol Commission, The RASE Project,  Wellspan, and Recovery Coaching Associates will be speaking...
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Martin Library Honors Committee to Recognize C. Kim Bracey

Ceremony & Reception Sunday, October 7 The Martin Library Honors Committee has announced its selection of C. Kim Bracey as its Fall 2018 Martin Honors honoree.  They will recognize Kim for her outstanding dedication to libraries and the community during a special ceremony and reception on Sunday, October 7 at 2 p.m. at the library. ...
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