Martin Library

Programs that are Uniquely Ours & Yours

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What can I do at Martin Library?

When you visit any one of our libraries within York County, you will find programming offered across many of our libraries.  To find those countywide programs and their descriptions, visit the What Can I Do? tab or our events calendar for an updated list of current activities. Additionally, each library has their own unique offerings scheduled throughout the year.

At Martin Library, you and your family can enjoy unique activities especially:

 

For Families

Family Place Workshop

In Family Place, Martin Library proudly creates a safe environment for families to encourage learning with their children. Parents and children are given the opportunity to play with each other and interact with their peers in a comfortable, supportive environment. At the same time, they can interact with a variety of community developmental specialists. We welcome all families to join our free 5-week session of workshops!

Who is this for? Families with Kids Ages 0-3
When is this held? Check the Events Calendar for the current season schedule
Do I need to register? Yes- Online or by Phone 717-849-6942

 

 

For Adults

York Reads

York Reads is not your typical book club! You don’t have to read what everyone else is. Instead, tell us about your recent favorite reads and why it should be ours, too! Read what you would like. Once you’ve finished, share your thoughts with the group, and discover new books from others!

Contact information services for more information. Or call Angela Orwig at 717-849-6949 or [email protected]

Who is this for? Adults
When is this held? 3rd Sunday of the Month, 2pm-3pm
What should I bring? Your book of discussion
Do I need to register? No

 

Art in Martin

When you walk into the library, art is seen everywhere you look. But every 3 months, we feature the art show Art in Martin! With this unique exhibition, talented artists from the area showcase their work as it coordinates with a specific theme.

Contact [email protected] or call 717-849-6926 for information on the shows or having artwork in a show.

Who is this for? Adults
When is this held? Quarterly, Check Events Calendar for upcoming dates
Do I need to register? If you would like artwork in a show, contact [email protected] or call 717-849-6926

 

Local Author Series

A Quarterly program highlighting authors from York and surrounding counties.

Contact information services in person, by phone 717-849-6926 or through email [email protected] to find out upcoming authors or to be a featured author.

Who is this for? Adults
When is this held? Quarterly, Check Events Calendar for Upcoming Dates
Do I need to register? Yes- Online or By Phone: 717-849-6926

 

 

For Kids

Maker Mondays

Elementary school age children are invited to participate as we experiment and explore STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) concepts in a hands-on approach. Maker Mondays will alternate weekly between LEGO® Club and other craft activities.

Who is this for? Elementary Age Kids
When is this held? Every other Monday- Check Events Calendar for Specific Dates, 5-6pm
What should I bring? Nothing
Do I need to register? No

 

STEAM Saturdays

Elementary school age children are invited to participate as we experiment and explore STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) concepts in a hands-on approach. Each STEAM Saturday will focus on different subject areas, with a unique activity to follow the lesson.

Who is this for? Elementary Age Kids
When is this held? 2nd Saturday of the month September – May; Check Events Calendar for Specific Dates, 1-2 pm
What should I bring? Nothing
Do I need to register? No

 

York City Police Outreach: Game Night

Kids ages 5-12 can join the York City Police for a few hours of video games, snacks and fun!

Who is this for? Kids Ages 5-12
When is this held? 3rd Wednesday of the month, 4-7pm
Do I need to register? No