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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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Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers seeks new members

The Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers welcomes visitors and is seeking new members. The group will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library, 16 North Walnut St., Mechanicsburg. Published and unpublished writers … Continue reading

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For the sake of your health, a summer read

Through September 17, the public is invited to participate in “A Summer Read,” according to a news release. The program encourages residents to visit local libraries and borrow “Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time,” by Brigid … Continue reading

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Reading aloud helps children grow

A couple weeks ago, I read a story on the New York Times about the value of reading aloud to children when they’re young. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommended that parents read aloud to children as a “daily fun … Continue reading

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Get a free ride on Friday, thanks to York County Libraries

Area residents can get a free rabbittransit bus pass when “Free Ride Friday” returns to York County Libraries on Friday, July 11th, according to a news release. “It is as simple as going to your local library, finding a book you … Continue reading

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York County Libraries to hold ‘Food for Fines’ program in July

In July, library cardholders with overdue fines on their records can eliminate them by donating canned fruits and vegetables, pasta, tomato sauce, and other non-perishable items at York County Libraries, according to a news release. “For each food item someone … Continue reading

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Collinsville Community Library’s book sale happening this weekend

The Friends of Collinsville Community Library’s Annual Spring Book Sale will be 1 to 8 p.m. March 20, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 21 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 22. There will be a two-for-one sale and “two … Continue reading

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Kaltreider-Benfer Library to host “Catching Fire” party

The Kaltreider-Benfer Library will be hosting a “Catching Fire” party from 7 to 10:30 p.m. March 28 at the 18 South Youth Center in Red Lion. The party is for teens 13 to 18 years old, and cost is $1 … Continue reading

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Paul Smith Library in Shrewsbury schedules writer’s retreat

Paul Smith Library of Southern York County will hold a “Year of the Book” writer’s retreat for children’s book authors, according to a news release. The hands-on workshop will be Feb. 22 and 23 at the library, 80 Constitution Ave., … Continue reading

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York County libraries celebrate Black History Month

Deb Sullivan of York County Libraries System shares how the libraries celebrate Black History Month in this Feb. 15, 2014, column.

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