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Hotspots to Go at York County Libraries!

YCL is happy to announce we’re bringing back Wireless Hotspot rentals—now at more YCL locations! What’s a Wireless Hotspot? It’s a portable device that allows you to take a cellular Internet connection with you. It’s perfect if you live in an area that can’t get cable Internet or if you don’t have a data plan...
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Summer Read | Resilience with Option B

York County Libraries Summer Read 2020 | Resilience with Sheryl Sandberg & Adam Grant’s Option B Each summer, York County Libraries partners with community health organizations to read a health-focused book and discuss the issues raised by the book. In 2020, we invite you to join York County Libraries, WellSpan Health, and WITF as they...
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Happy Independence Day!

What’s Independence Day? The United States’ Independence Day, also called the Fourth of July, is a US national holiday that commemorates the United States’ declaration of independence from Great Britain. Today, when we refer to the ‘Declaration of Independence,’ we generally refer to the physical document. In 1776, what was seen as important were the...
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Pride Month & the Stonewall Riots

June is Pride month! What’s Pride Month? June celebrates LGBTQIA+ people and their struggle for recognition and rights in the eyes of the law. LGBTQIA+ stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, asexual. The + (plus) indicates all other orientations and genders.  Pride Month is celebrated in June to commemorate the Stonewall Riots (aka...
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Celebrate Juneteenth!

What is Juneteenth? It is a holiday celebrated across the U.S. (including Pennsylvania) that marks the date the last enslaved people in the U.S. learned of the official abolition of slavery in the states belonging to the Confederacy. It is also called Freedom Day, Emancipation Day, Cel-Liberation Day, and Jubilee Day; in PA, its official...
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Helping older adults through Covid-19

“It was once said that the moral test of government is how that government treats …. those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped” commented Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey while running as the 1968 Democratic presidential...
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Online SummerQuest at Martin Library

Get your Martin Library SummerQuest 2020 schedule here! View/download Martin Library’s 2020 schedule here: Page 1, Page 2. Check out everything happening across all of York County Libraries here!  ...
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Making “Friends” at Martin Library

If you’ve spent any time around York, you’ve probably seen Randy Flaum, the “York StoryMan.” He’s often out documenting daily York County life from behind the lens of his camera. He has honed his visual storytelling skills for more than 50 years. During this time, he has worked both independently and as the assistant managing...
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Starting a Business: Learn from the Experts of SCORE!

Starting a Business: Learn from the Experts and See If You Have the “Right Stuff” Is this you? Are you thinking about starting a business? Are you interested in listening and talking with an expert? Perhaps you aren’t quite sure that you want to plunge into starting a business?  If you’re a little bit curious...
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