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YCL Board Announces Operational Changes

York County Commissioners Cut $300,000 in Library Funding The York County Libraries Board of Directors has announced changes in library operating hours and services for 2018.  The measures are a direct result of the loss of $300,000 in funding from York County.  The York County Commissioners announced the budget cut in late December 2017.  The...
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Fantasy Spring Training

Are you an avid baseball fan? Do you belong to a Fantasy Baseball League? Does the first warm day start you dreaming about the upcoming baseball season and getting the inside scoop for your fantasy baseball league? Would you like to win your league as many who attend this program have done.   If that describes...
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Want to Connect with Local Authors?

Martin Library will continue its hit monthly Local Authors Series program in 2018, celebrating unique literary voices both new and old throughout the South Central PA region. Each month members and authors alike get together and listen to featured speakers talk about the trials, joys, and creation of their work. Admission is free, and signing...
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Getting to Know Our Staff: Information Services Team Member Stephanie

Meet Stephanie. Stephanie has worked at Martin Library since May of 2017 and loves helping our members. She believes herself to be inquisitive, enthusiastic, and joyful. When Stephanie was growing up, she wanted to be a reporter. When she wasn’t dreaming of being a reporter, she remembers looking up at the stars while lying in...
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Twelve Days of Christmas Books

Book advent calendars are a new thing in my life, I’m not sure why I didn’t think of it but whoever did is brilliant. All you need to do is wrap up your holiday books, we use the same ones year after year will a couple new ones added to spice things up. We have...
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Season’s Readings!

Are you looking forward to cold weather and stressful holidays? Relax, this is the perfect time to curl up with a good book.  Members of Martin Library’s newest book club, York Reads, highly recommends two titles for you to enjoy this holiday season. Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult https://tinyurl.com/BookSmallGreatThings Ruth Jefferson, an African American...
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Girls Go Digital

Why is digital literacy important? I know you are all here to read a fun and interesting blog post and this is, trust me, but I’m going to give you a few facts first. 35.2% of chemists are women; 11.1% of physicists and astronomers are women; 33.8% of environmental engineers are women; 22.7% of chemical...
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From Birth to 100 Years and Beyond

From Birth to 100 Years and Beyond

Welcome to Martin Library! Our library sits on the corner of Market and Queen Streets in downtown York. Our fabulous staff and I are excited about the opportunity to meet the information and literacy needs of your entire family. Let me introduce myself, I am Mina Edmondson, the Director of Martin Library, and have been...
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Information Services, What Does that Mean?

Information Services, What Does that Mean?

The Information Services department is located on the second floor of Martin Library. It houses non-fiction materials, as well as the adult computer labs. Have a question? Not sure where to start?  This is the place! Do you need to use a computer to apply for a job, do research or keep in touch with...
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