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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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1000 Books Before Kindergarten family reading together

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

How to prepare your child to succeed: Read 1000 Books Before Kindergarten To encourage York County families to read with their young children, we now offer an exciting new program: 1000 Books Before Kindergarten. This is an offshoot of a national program made with our unique style of fun style of fun. Just one book...
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Cultural Jam: Teens Creating Community, Welcoming Week 2018

On September 18, 2018 Martin Library’s Teen Leadership committee hosted the Welcoming Week 2018, Cultural Jam: Teens Creating Community event. The event was co-hosted by The Matts Youth Center. Teens and their family members welcomed and celebrated the many cultures in York, Pa. The leadership committee worked together with library staff to plan an evening...
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We Can Help You: Get Your Drivers License

Pennsylvania Driver’s Test Prep Need to study for your Class C, motorcycle, or CDL license test? Looking for manuals but can’t find a booklet to study? There’s a reason you can’t find them—they’re now completely ONLINE, no paper books to lug around. York County Libraries have practice tests to help you prepare. Go to our...
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Register to Vote

Voter Registration forms and Absentee Ballot forms will be available at Martin Library from 10 am- 3pm on Wednesday, October 3. Stop by and register to vote!...
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We Can Help You: Create Eager Readers

Make Books Come to Life with Bookflix! Bookflix from Scholastic is a great way to help both eager learners and reluctant readers see how big and wonderful the world of reading can be! It’s especially great for kids who don’t think stories matter, or for those who think “nonfiction” means “this is a boring book.”...
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We Can Help You: Engage Young Readers

TrueFlix for the Young Investigator TrueFlix by Scholastic is a fantastic resource for your 3rd through 5th grader who has a million questions about a subject. Or on the other end of the spectrum, maybe they just got assigned a science project, or a history report, or they have to learn about current events. They...
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