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Celebrating GOAL 2022

On Saturday November 12th, York County Libraries presented the Annual Goal Celebration Event at the Dover Community Center in Dover, ...
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Robert F. Lambert

2022 Gratitude and Giving

by Robert F. Lambert, President of York County Libraries York County Libraries are grateful for so much in 2022 as ...
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34th Annual A Celebration of Poetry Contest

York County Libraries presents the 34th Annual 'A Celebration of Poetry' contest for children in 1st-12th grades in York and ...
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2022 GOAL Celebration

2022 GOAL Celebration

To celebrate getting library cards into the hands of first grade students in York County, York County Libraries is hosting ...
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Pete Brubaker Honors – November 6

Pete Brubaker Honors Event The Martin Library Honors Committee will recognize Pete Brubaker for his dedicated service to libraries. We ...
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Get Ready for NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo November What’s NaNoWriMo? It stands for National Novel Writing Month, and it’s a free challenge for aspiring authors to ...
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Fall Fest in Teens at Martin Library

Fall Fest in Teens at Martin Library

Looking to have fun with some peers, come to  Teens at Martin Library on the 2nd floor on October 26, ...
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YCL Celebrates 1000 Books Readers

YCL Celebrates 1000 Books Readers

YCL recognized 88 children and their families for achieving the milestone of reading 1000 books during a recent celebration at ...
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Coming February 2023… Libby by OverDrive!

Meet Libby! Libby by OverDrive, that is. Libby is OverDrive’s current e-reading app. In February 2023, York County Libraries will ...
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Explore Online Library Resources

Explore Online Library Resources

Explore Our Online Library Resources Your library card is more powerful than you know! Your YCL card gets you access ...
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Celebrate York County History

Celebrate York County History Did you know a lot of things had their start here in York County? We've pulled ...
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Martin Library Grand Reopening July 11-17

Martin Library Grand Reopening July 11-17

Community members are invited to come celebrate the Grand Reopening of Martin Library from July 11 - 17. The celebration kicks ...
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June is Pride Month

June is Pride Month June is LGBTQIA+ Pride Month. (Wondering why June? See our blog on the history behind the ...
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Self-Care Tips for May: Mental Health Month

Self-Care Tips for May: Mental Health Month

Do some self-care during May! May is Mental Health Month! While it might feel like mental health awareness is a ...
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On the Home Stretch

On the Home Stretch

Martin Library's campaign building project is on the home stretch. Construction and renovation are almost complete. And while the last ...
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Martin Library Honors Victoria Connor

Martin Library Honors Victoria Connor

The Martin Library Honors Committee announced its selection of Victoria Connor as its 2022 Spring Honoree. Victoria has served the ...
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Donation Expands Teen Collection

Donation Expands Teen Collection

The book collection for teens at Dover Area Community Library has expanded thanks to a $2,500 literacy grant from global ...
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April is Autism Acceptance Month

April is Autism Acceptance Month 2022

April is Autism Acceptance Month April is Autism Acceptance Month. Another name is Autism Awareness Month, or World Autism Month ...
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Early Literacy Resources

Early Literacy Resources

Beyond Story Time: Supporting Learning at Home Through story time, parents, caregivers, and children are developing a love of reading ...
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Women's History Month 2022

Women’s History Month 2022

Can you name these notable American women? See below! Women's History Month In 1911, Sonoma County, Caliornia decided to establish ...
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Construction Rolling Right Along

Construction Rolling Right Along

Construction at Martin Library is rolling right along towards its anticipated completion this spring.  The newly renovated Children's Room is ...
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2022 Award-Winning Books at YCL

2022 Award-Winning Books at YCL

Award-Winning Books Each year, the American Library Association chooses books for kids and teens that are outstanding in different fields ...
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Black History Month 2022

Do you know all the people illustrated here? Check the bottom of this page to see if you're correct! What ...
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Renovation Closure Announced

Renovation Closure Announced

Martin Library in York will close for renovation from December 20, 2021 through January 3, 2022.  During that time, members ...
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Moving to New Quarters

Moving to New Quarters

Kreutz Creek Library staff and volunteers have been busy moving library books, story time props, and more from storage and ...
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Going to New Heights

Going to New Heights

Renovations at Martin Library recently went to new heights as construction workers hoisted the library's new chiller to the rooftop.  ...
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November is Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month

What is Native American Heritage Month? Native American Heritage month (also called American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month) was ...
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It Looks Totally Different

It Looks Totally Different

The space that was once served as the information services department and adult computer lab looks totally different.  Renovations led ...
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Hispanic Heritage Month - Books for Teens & Up

Hispanic Heritage Month – Books for Teens & Up

Did you know September 15–October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States? Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the contributions ...
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Holds Suggested as Collections are Moving

Holds Suggested as Collections are Moving

Martin Library staff members are methodically moving library collections to prepare the way for each phase of renovation.  Since the ...
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Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

Did you know September 15—October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States? Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the contributions ...
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Progress on All Levels

Progress on All Levels

Construction work at Martin Library is showing progress on all levels.  The library's iconic 1935 weathervane has reclaimed its original ...
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It is Beginning to Look Like A Library

It is Beginning to Look Like A Library

Construction at the former Hellam Township Building is totally transforming the 8,800 square foot building into a new structure, a library ...
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Library Construction Underway at Two Sites

Library Construction Underway at Two Sites

Library construction is underway at two library locations: Kreutz Creek Library in Hellam and Martin Library in York.  Construction at ...
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Celebrate Juneteenth! Now a Federal Holiday

Celebrate Juneteenth! Now a Federal Holiday

What is Juneteenth? Now a federal holiday (officially, Juneteenth National Independence Day) is a holiday that marks the date the ...
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Community Invited to Martin Library Information Session

Community Invited to Martin Library Information Session

York County residents curious about the construction happening at the Martin Library are invited to attend a virtual community information session ...
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YCL Here We Go

Library Construction Underway

Watch the groundbreaking ceremony A recent groundbreaking ceremony signaled the start of construction for three York County Libraries. They include Kreutz ...
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YCL Officially Breaks Ground

YCL Officially Breaks Ground

York County Libraries has officially broken ground after a successful capital campaign to make our libraries prepared and proactive for 21st century ...
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YCL Breaks Ground

YCL Breaks Ground

Join York County Libraries virtual groundbreaking ceremony to kickoff construction of our three campaign project libraries: Kreutz Creek Library, Kaltreider-Benfer Library and Martin Library ...
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Spooky Reads for Chilly Nights - 2020

Spooky Reads for Chilly Nights – 2020

Are you doing the 2020 Beanstack Hallow-Read Challenge? We've picked some books to get you started! They range from seasonal ...
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Kids' Books for Hispanic Heritage Month

Kids’ Books for Hispanic Heritage Month

Did you know September 15—October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States? Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the contributions ...
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Great Books for GOAL!

Great Books for GOAL!

Parents of first graders, your children are learning how to read and are EXCITED for their trips to the library! ...
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