Category Archives: Local events

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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Hanover author pens Harlequin cowboy romance

Hanover native Heidi Hormel is a debut author with the June release of her Western romance “The Surgeon and the Cowgirl,” which was inspired by an Adams County therapeutic riding program. In “The Surgeon and the Cowgirl,” retired rodeo rider Jessie … Continue reading

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York author pens Orioles book

Dan Connolly, sports writer for The Baltimore Sun and former York Daily Record staffer, will read excerpts of his book, “101 Things Orioles Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die,” from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Hearts & Minds … Continue reading

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Author Greg Pizzoli to visit Martin Library

Author Greg Pizzoli will visit Martin Library in York at 1:30 p.m. April 17. His book, “Number One Sam,” is this year’s book selection for One Book, Every Young Child. Celebrating its 10th year, this is a collaborative project to … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Trinity Lutheran Church in Wrightsville to host historian and author Michael Maloney

Michael Maloney, author of “Murder at Accomac” will be speaking at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 243 Hellam Street, Wrightsville. His talk will delve into the local lore of Wild Cat Falls, the operation of ferries on the Susquehanna, … 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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Feeling overwhelmed? Join a book discussion

Remember when I posted about the summer read program featuring Brigid Schulte’s “Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has The Time”? Book discussion groups are forming at a library near you! Talks are scheduled: 2 to 3 p.m. … Continue reading

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