Category Archives: For fun

Dover: Digital Bookmobile coming to Library

The Digital Bookmobile National Tour comes to Dover Area Community Library 2 to 8 p.m. Aug. 17. Visitors will learn how to access eBooks from the library through interactive demonstrations and instructional videos. The Digital Bookmobile is housed inside an 18-wheel tractor-trailer. This … Continue reading

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Libraries and parks combine story times and nature

Staff from York County Libraries and two area state parks, Codorus State Park in Hanover and Gifford Pinchot State Park in Lewisberry, will present story times and hands-on nature activities in the parks as part of Summer Reading Club. “Library … Continue reading

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York author publishes kids book that teaches fun lessons

The Adventures of Jonnie (A Rooftop Squirrel), a new book by Sandra D. (Marin) Reynolds-Herrell, has been released by RoseDog Books. This is a story written to help children learn and identify some of the dangers of life. It was … Continue reading

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Summer reading program kicks off May 30

York County Libraries and GO York! will launch the 2015 “Every Hero Has a Story | Go and Find your Hero!” summer program with an official kick-off.  The free event runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 30 … Continue reading

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On the Shelves: Kids’ books that tickle a funny bone

By Deb Sullivan On The Shelves Last night I saw a movie trailer on television that instantly grabbed me. I know this story, I thought…all of these crazy, terrible things happening to this kid and his family. And then the … Continue reading

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BAM bestsellers for the week of Aug. 24.

1.       If I Stay by Gayle Forman 2.       Sixth Extinction by James Rollins 3.       Where She Went by Gayle Forman 4.       Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James 5.       City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare  

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18-year-old York native Gabriella Gill pens novel, films book trailer

Morgan Elise Beatty, left, receives direction from author Gabriella Gill and assistant director Aimee Kallstrom. Gill wrote a young adult superhero novel, “Saving Metropolis,” and in July, she shot a book trailer to accompany the novel. The group met under … Continue reading

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One book. One community. Five choices.

It’s time to select the book that will be read for the One Book One Community initiative. The program is in its 11th year and represents a collaboration between 80 libraries in six counties, according to a news release. One … Continue reading

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Library can solve vegetable dilemmas

By Deborah Sullivan On the Shelves So what exactly do you do with kale? That’s what I used to wonder right before I left it behind at the farmer’s market. Several recipes later, I now know that it is incredible … Continue reading

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Sciencetellers to share “Dragons and Dreams”

Sciencetellers will bring their energetic and unique style of immersion storytelling to York County Libraries this month to tell the tale of “Dragons and Dreams,” according to a news release.  The Sciencetellers transport audiences back to the time of castles … Continue reading

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