Monthly Archives: June 2014

Book signing ‘Gettysburg: The Story of the Battle with Maps’ at Pages of the Past Bookstore

Editors M. David Detweiler and David Reisch will lecture and sign copies of their newest Gettysburg title at 6:30 p.m. July 1 at the Pages of the Past Bookstore, 13 Baltimore Street in Gettysburg, according to a news release. The … Continue reading

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York County Libraries to hold ‘Food for Fines’ program in July

In July, library cardholders with overdue fines on their records can eliminate them by donating canned fruits and vegetables, pasta, tomato sauce, and other non-perishable items at York County Libraries, according to a news release. “For each food item someone … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 4

HBO’s popular fantasy series “Game of Thrones,” based on George R.R. Martin’s continuing book series “A Song of Ice and Fire,” concluded its fourth season last week. The third book, “A Storm of Swords,” was split between seasons 3 and … Continue reading

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“to linger on hot coals” and other poetry that addresses grief

Writers Paige Cole and Catherine Bayly will be joined by Angie Yingst and Devany LeDrew from 2 to 4 p.m. June 28 for a free event at Midtown Scholar Bookstore, according to a news release.   The writers, who contributed to … Continue reading

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York County Parks Naturalist Kelsey Frey to present program at libraries

York County Parks Naturalist Kelsey Frey hopes to help kids and parents discover the science which is all around them this summer when she presents “Science in Your Backyard” at York County Libraries, according to a news release. Frey’s interactive … Continue reading

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Ryan Bridge, “The Bug Man,” to share his knowledge at York libraries

Ryan Bridge, a.k.a. “The Bug Man,” will make an appearance at York County libraries this summer, according to a news release. “Ryan Bridge always draws a crowd when he brings his program to our libraries,” says Deb Sullivan, community relations … Continue reading

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Martin Library honors committee selects George M. Trout Sr. as honoree

The Martin Library honors committee selected George M. Trout Sr. as its next honoree in recognition of his advocacy for libraries and dedication to the York community, according to a news release. A ceremony celebrating his accomplishments will be held from 2 … Continue reading

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York author Rachel Walter fills everyday stories with meaning

York author Rachel Walter, 27, and her husband, Randy, were transplanting a rosebush in their yard one day. They didn’t know what color the roses would be on the rosebush, as it had not bloomed yet. “Do you know what … Continue reading

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Comic Book Wednesday: ‘The Saviors’

Do you need a dose of alien horror fiction added to your comic subscription list? Despite its unassuming title, “The Saviors” is your latest choice.

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Find a “Fiercely Independent” bookstore near you

The 2014 edition of Pennsylvania’s “Fiercely Independent” Booksellers (formerly Pennsylvania Used & Antiquarian Booksellers’ Directory) has been released. Independent new and used bookstores throughout the state are listed in an easy-to-read format and organized by region. The directory contains descriptions … Continue reading

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