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Cover of the Life We Bury

The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens is One Book Choice  December 1, 2021 — Representatives from libraries announced the selection of “The Life We Bury” by Allen Eskens as the 2022 One Book, One Community: Our Region Reads! selection. The public was asked to help choose a book...

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...

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,...

  York/Adams District Consultant,  Mina Edmondson and Dr. Deborah Eicher-Catt, professor and program coordinator of Communication Arts & Sciences at Pennsylvania State University–York recently published an article in the Public Library Quarterly, Reimaging Public Libraries...

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