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SummerQuest at Martin Library

SummerQuest is here! This year’s theme is A Universe of Stories, and we have hundreds of ways for you to explore. Pick up a registration packet on June 1st at our Kickoff events in Dover, Hanover, or Nixon Park (there’s a GO York! challenge in Nixon Park). If you can’t make it to Kickoff, just...
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Tech Guru is Now TechTime!

Technology changes fast. Whether you have been using smartphones and tablets for years, or just got your first one, it can all seem overwhelming. If you or a family member is looking for some plain-English explanations of how all this “tech stuff” works, come see the technology specialist at any of the 13 York County...
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Summer Reading… Summer Learning… SummerQuest 2019!

Have a Stellar Summer! It’s that time of year again! The nights are longer, the sun shines brighter, the kids laugh longer, and the fun gets better. Kids and teens love summer. No more schoolwork and nothing but fun for three months! But parents know that kids who don’t read over the summer lose one...
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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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