Category Archives: One Book, One Community

Review: ‘The Worst Hard Time’ by Timothy Egan

Dallastown resident and former Red Lion Area High School English teacher Rebecca Thiegs reviews “The Worst Hard Time” by Timothy Egan, the 2014 One Book, One Community pick for York County Libraries.

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2014 One Book, One Community programs kick off in York

York County Libraries announces planned programs for its 2014 One Book, One Community read, focusing on “The Worst Hard Time” by Timothy Egan.

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2014 One Book, One Community pick is ‘The Worst Hard Time’ by Timothy Egan

York County Libraries will read “The Worst Hard Time” by Timothy Egan for its 2014 One Book, One Community read.

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One Book, One Community program at Martin Library to feature local cellists

Cellists from the Harrisburg Area Chapter of the Central Pennsylvania Suzuki Association will perform a concert Oct. 13, 2013, at Martin Library as part of York County Libraries’ One Book, One Community programming.

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Vote for York County Libraries’ 2014 One Book, One Community pick

Voting for the 2014 One Book, One Community pick runs Oct. 1-31, 2013, for York County Libraries and the region.

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One Book, One Community announces 2013 events at York County Libraries

One Book, One Community unveiled planned programs for its 2013 read, “The Cellist of Sarajevo” by Steven Galloway. Programs kick off Sept. 26, 2013.

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2013 One Book, One Community pick is ‘The Cellist of Sarajevo’

Follow live updates as One Book, One Community announces its 2013 pick on Aug. 21, 2013, at Red Land Community Library.

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‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time’ by Mark Haddon

The narrator of this story is an unusual person with a very different perspective on life and that is what makes the book so interesting. Christopher is a teenager with autism who is brilliant in mathematics, but who is afraid … Continue reading

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Discussion of “The Help”

Kelly Summerford will present “Civil War to Civil Rights: How Far Have We Come?”, a commentary on Kathryn Stockett’s book “The Help,” at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at Martin Library, 159 E. Market St., York. Summerford is an arts management … Continue reading

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Book sale, discussion in Dillsburg

The Dillsburg Area Library, 17 S. Baltimore St., will hold a book sale at the back of the library from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 15. Gently used books for all ages will be available. The library needs volunteers … Continue reading

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