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We Can Help You: Learn Technology ‘Stuff’

GCFLearnFree New to the world of computers and technology, or want a refresher? Maybe you’ve always wondered how WiFi even works. Or you’re making the switch from Mac to PC, or Android to iPhone, and feel totally lost. Visit GCF Learn Free, linked on our Resources page, to learn about these and dozens of other...
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We Can Help You: Explore PA History

PA Digital PA Digital is Pennsylvania’s corner of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). It offers a focused look at the history of our commonwealth. In the “Moving Image and Video” section, you can watch a poetry reading at Scranton University from the 1930s, or cheer on civil rights protestors at Temple in the...
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We Can Help You: Learn a New Language

Rocket Languages Interested in learning a new language, but find Rosetta Stone is too pricey? Need to brush up since your last high school class? Traveling abroad, and want to at least be able to say “hello” to the locals? We’ve got a solution for that! Rocket Languages is an interactive language-learning online platform which...
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The Dog Days of Summer

Looking at the calendar, I realized that it is August, what happened to June and July? We are well into the Dog Days of Summer. It has been so busy at Martin Library we barely noticed how fast the summer passed. In spite of the heat and rain, the Children’s Room is  full of children...
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One-Book-Candidates

Meet the 2019 One Book Candidates

One Book, One Community Organizers Seek Public Votes for 2019 Book! by Guest Blogger Karen Hostetter Red Land Community Library Branch Manager One Book, One Community (OBOC) organizers are once again asking the public to vote for next year’s book selection!  The public vote initiative is a way to invite community involvement in the selection...
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POWER-Library

Super POWER Your Research

New e-Resources Added in Time for Academic Year By guest blogger John Miller York County Libraries District Consultant We have exciting news about the e-resources offered by York County Libraries via POWER Library! Starting on August 1,  we will be able to offer 12 Gale products related to research and education. Our staff is hard at working...
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Leap into Science this July with Tara Tolton

What do you think those are for? What do you think those are for? Bring your elementary age children to your local library in July and find out in “Leap into Science”.  Join educator Tara Tolton to ask and answer questions like scientists do.   Together, your family will use books to learn information about a scientific topic,...
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Martin Library Brownstone Wins Award

In 2017 there was quite a bit of noise and dust, sidewalk closings,  stacks of stone, and general inconvenience on the corner of Market and Queen Streets in York. The Brownstone building was undergoing a much-needed facelift. As you can see, the restoration was successful and the building looks amazing. Martin Library recently received the 2018 Outstanding Residential...
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Summer fun—not just for kids!

Summer fun—not just for kids! Who says children should have all the fun in summer? Martin Library’s Information Services department puts together programs to both entertain and educate adults in the community.  Take a look at the upcoming programs geared towards the “big kids”. For the music fans Saturday, June 30 at 2 p.m. — No...
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