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Paula Gilbert

The Martin Library Honors Committee has announced its selection of Paula Gilbert as its Spring 2019 Martin Honors honoree.  They will recognize Gilbert for her outstanding service to children, libraries, and the community on Sunday, April 28 at 2 p.m. The public is invited to...

Flag Display: Thank You to Latino Unidos

                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...

Libraries and Community Discourse Recently a friend asked why Martin Library hosts community forums and town hall meetings. My response as director of Martin Library was, “These are exactly the types of community events that should occur in a library.” Martin Library and all...

Make Yourself Heard

Positive Civic and Social Engagement: Teens Find a Voice Martin Library was proud to host the second in a series of Teen Town Hall discussions on Wednesday, March 14th, 2018. This Town Hall empowered teens to find their voice and use it to make a positive difference in their community...

Stephanie Williams

Submitted by: Stephanie D. Williams, District Consultant, Lebanon County On August 28, District Consultants within the Capital Region, led by the Capital Area District Consultant, Brianna Crum, hosted the Multi-District Staff Workshop at the PA News Media Association facility in...

Robert F. Lambert, President, York County Libraries

  By Robert F. Lambert We know that the opioid crisis is an endemic throughout our nation and in York County. We know that opioid pain pills are gateways to heroin. We know that addiction is an insidious disease that, left unchecked by treatment and one-on-one nurturing,...

Deputy Secretary Glenn Miller joined Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller in promoting financial literacy.  Read more in the York Dispatch.   ...

Laura O'Grady

A few years ago library systems around the country began to promote the idea of library “outposts” or in the case of the Free Library of Philadelphia, “Hot Spots.” These flexible mini-libraries found a home in urban centers across the country. Reaching outside their traditional...

Read about Martin Library’s Fantasy Spring Training, where fans can talk with baseball experts! ...