Category Archives: Book news

Martin Library’s Celebrity Auction March 22

Collectible items from television and movie stars, athletes and authors will be on the auction block March 22 at Martin Library’s 18th annual Celebrity Auction. Preview begins at noon with bidding at 1 p.m. in the Quiet Reading Room of … Continue reading

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Meet local author Rachel Walter

Name: Rachel Walter Age: 28 Lives in: York Family: Husband, three step-children, one daughter Hobbies: Reading and collecting coffee mugs Book title: “Pucked” Release date: Feb. 10, 2015 Published through: Self published Where to purchase: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo … Continue reading

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One Book, One Community: Orphan Train events

Here are some upcoming activities relating to the 2015 One Book, One Community pick, “Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline. Adult Book Discussion Group: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 11, Kaltreider Benfer Library Adult Book Discussion: 1 p.m.  Feb. 12, Kreutz Creek Valley Library Center The … Continue reading

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ALA announces Newbery, Caldecott and Printz awards

The American Library Assn. announced the winners of its slate of book prizes, including the Newbery, Caldecott and Printz awards, at its annual meeting Monday.   The John Newbery Medal for outstanding contribution to children’s literature went to Kwame Alexander’s … Continue reading

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York Rescue Mission seeking books for spring sale

The York Rescue Mission is looking for books as part of its spring sale to benefit the organization. People can donate books at the mission’s Economy Store at 283 W. Market St. in York – not far from the York … Continue reading

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Spring Grove graduate returns to sign book ‘Pack of Dorks’

Meet middle-grade author and York County native Beth Vrabel 11 a.m. Jan. 10 at Glatfelter Library in Spring Grove. Vrabel will sign copies of her first book, “Pack of Dorks,” which is about two loners who pair up to take on frenemies … Continue reading

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Hearts and Minds Bookstore hosting local author

Hearts & Minds Bookstore, 234 E. Main St., Dallastown, will host a celebration of the newly released books by local United Methodist pastor, the Rev. Dr. Kenneth M. Loyer, at 7 p.m. Dec. 9. Loyer will read excerpts of his … Continue reading

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Enter coloring contest and you might win bag of books

There’s still time to enter YDR’s Thanksgiving coloring page contest and get a chance to win this bag of books from York County Libraries and a $25 Target gift card. The deadline is 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7. Winner will be … Continue reading

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Meet the author: Deb Lerew a.k.a. Leta Hawk

Franklin Township writer Deb Lerew, 45, recently released her book, “The Newbie: A Kyrie Carter Ghost Hunting Adventure.” “This book had its origins as fan fiction for the Syfy show Ghost Hunters. I love reading and writing both ghost stories … Continue reading

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Marathon reading of ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’ set

Penn State York will host a marathon reading of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” starting at noon on Sept 25. The reading, in the Lee R. Glatfelter Library, will end when the book is completed, or about 7 p.m, … Continue reading

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