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York County Libraries, York Emporium celebrate Banned Books Week

York County Libraries and The York Emporium are celebrating the freedom to read during Banned Books Week in York, Pa., Sept. 21-28, 2013.

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Catch Noel Sloboda reading ‘Monsters’ poems July 13 and 19

York College English professor, Windsor Township resident and poet Noel Sloboda will read from his recently published collection “Our Rarer Monsters” as part of York Emporium’s Horrible Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 13. That’s this weekend, so set … Continue reading

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York poet Noel Sloboda explores monsters real and figurative in new book, ‘Our Rarer Monsters’

“They are slices of everyday suburban life where there’s an eruption of the weird,” said Windsor Township’s Noel Sloboda of the poems that comprise his latest book, “Our Rarer Monsters.” Relying on mythology, a wide range of forms and the … Continue reading

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Second annual Jawstruck! Spoken Word and Performance Festival: Submit through May 20, attend June 7

I attended this event last year — its first year — and I can assure you: The name is apt. In fact, the point of Jawstruck! is to present poetry so real and moving that it leaves you picking your … Continue reading

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Spend your First Friday at the York Emporium with jazz, poetry and more

Wondering how to spend this lovely, spring-like First Friday? Since it’s National Poetry Month, why not take in some spoken words? Maybe a dash of jazz? Tonight is Poets Sing the Blues: An Evening of Jazz/Blues-Inspired Poetry and Music, 7 … Continue reading

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York County readers pick their favorite reads for 2012

York County independent bookstore owners and York Daily Record/Sunday News staff pick their favorite reads of 2012.

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York County bookstores offer teacher discounts

York County bookstores offer a discount for teachers purchasing books for their classrooms.

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Uncovering literary treasures at the York Emporium

I’m a big fan of used book stores – mostly because they’re affordable – but also because I’ve found used book stores to carry a lot of classics that began to appeal to me after college. The York Emporium features the literature I love, with a price that my wallet favors.

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