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York County Heritage Trust to accept donations for Book Blast

The York County Heritage Trust is will begin accepting gently used book donations April 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Historical Society Museum, 250 E. Market St. Donations will be accepted Tuesdays through Saturdays. The last day … Continue reading

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Friday Five: Reasons we love our libraries

In this Friday Five post for Jan. 24, 2014, Sarah Chain shares five reasons she loves York County libraries.

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United Way of York County to host author Dr. Freeman Hrabowski

The United Way of York County will host Dr. Freeman Hrabowski III at the Pullo Center Aug. 28, 2013, to speak on higher education.

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Little Free Library pops up in downtown York at the Friends Meetinghouse

A Little Free Library was set up June 8, 2013, in front of the Friends Meetinghouse in downtown York. Any community member can borrow and return books at no cost.

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York area celebrates Free Comic Book Day

On May 4, geeks from York County and the surrounding area converged at comic book shops to celebrate Free Comic Book Day. It also happened to be Star Wars Day, and many were heard saying, “May the Fourth be with … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Cable Network offers free audio podcasts of ‘PA Books’

The Pennsylvania Cable Network will offer free audio podcasts for its “PA Books” program, which features authors or editors of books focused on Pennsylvania-related topics.

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Sean Parnell to speak, sign copies of ‘Outlaw Platoon’

New York Times best-selling author and veteran Sean Parnell, of “Outlaw Platoon,” will speak at the West Shore Elks Lodge in Hampden Township April 9, 2013.

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Free e-book: Dan Brown’s ‘Da Vinci Code’

Doubleday is offering a free e-book download of Dan Brown’s “The Da Vinci Code” through March 24, 2013.

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Check out free audiobook titles

Ambling Books offers free audiobooks. Find other titles through York County Libraries.

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Scott Mingus Sr. to sign copies of ‘Gettysburg Glimpses 2′ at York Emporium for First Friday

York author and local historian Scott Mingus Sr. will sign copies of “Gettysburg Glimpses 2″ at The York Emporium March 1, 2013.

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