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August 2022 Staff Picks

Looking to try out a new book? Try one of our staff picks! Michelle: The Ride of her Life: the True Story of a Woman, Her Horse, and their Last-Chance Journey Across America by Elizabeth Letts In 1954, Annie Wilkins, a 64 year old farmer from Minot, Maine, had next to...

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Thank You for Celebrating With Us!

Over the past several months, we’ve been working hard to plan an awesome 100th Birthday Party for York Public Library. We’re pretty happy with how it turned out–and we hope you are, too! Over the course of the day, those of us who were at a service desk, manning a...

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July 2022 Staff Picks

“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” -– John Lubbock, The Use of Life Reading a book isn't either!...

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Shining a Light on Literacy

The Youth Services department is shining brighter at York Public Library. Our new light table, a unique literacy tool, is the focal piece of the new literacy discovery area in the Children’s Room. This exciting addition to the Library was made possible thanks to a...

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How to Bid in the Centennial Online Auction

When the Auction is live (Friday, June 10 at 8AM through Saturday, June 18 at 5PM), follow these instructions to bid on auction items. If you still have questions, please contact Jane Siviski Hoffman, York Public Library Development and Marketing Coordinator, at...

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June 2022 Staff Picks

Looking for a good beach read? Try one of our favorites!Barb: This is MY Fort by Drew Daywalt An early reader book about conflicts & friendship - you can find a way to figure things out together :)Devin: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan I read this book for our...

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The Library is Celebrating its Centennial!

The York Public Library celebrates its 100th Birthday this month, and has announced special events and programming in honor of its centennial. May 29 will mark 100 years since the York Public Library Association was incorporated. While smaller lending libraries...

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May 2022 Staff Picks

Need a good read before summer? Look no further!Michelle: Yerba Buena by Nina LaCour Don’t you love it when you finish a book so captivating and beautiful and lush and gorgeous and…and you discover the author has more books? Yerba Buena is LaCour’s first foray into...

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The Sweet Sounds and Sights of Spring

Spring is an odd and fickle season in Maine and certainly not my favorite as the temperatures rise and fall like a roller coaster and mud is everywhere. There is one special part of spring that I look forward to each year though, the return of the warblers! Like the...

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