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Donations being accepted now!

York Public Library’s Annual Book Sale, held this year Friday July 14th to Saturday July 15th, is accepting donations of books, especially current fiction, children’s books, DVD’s, CD’s and audio books on CD. Items must be in GOOD condition and have been published no earlier than the year 2000. If your books are damaged, out of date, or textbooks, take advantage of curbside recycling in York. We cannot take video or audio cassettes. Donations can be dropped off on the lower level of the Library. We are also looking for volunteers to help with the sale and with sorting items in preparation. Thank you for your help. FMI 363-2818


Summer Reading Programs for ALL AGES!
(Children – Teens – Adults)
Registration begins the week of June 26th.

“The Salesman”
Summer Film Series
Sunday, June 25 at 7:00 p.m.
Forced out of their apartment Emad and Rana move into a new flat in the center of Tehran. An incident linked to the previous tenant will dramatically change the young couple’s life. Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements and a brief bloody image. 124 minutes.

“Rogue One -A Star Wars Story”
Summer Film Series
Sunday, July 2 at 7:00 p.m.
In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves. Featuring Felicity Jones in a starring role as Jyn Erso, this J.J. Abrams directed film is a worthy entry in the Star Wars franchise. Rated PG-13 for extended sequences of sci-fi violence and action. 133 minutes.

“LEGO Batman Movie”
Family Film Series
Saturday, July 8 at 6:30 p.m.
A cooler-than-ever Bruce Wayne must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to rule Gotham City. Meanwhile, he discovers that he has accidentally adopted a teenage orphan who wishes to become his sidekick. Rated PG for rude humor and some action.104 minutes. Please note that this will start at 6:30 PM.

Summer Film Series
Sunday, July 9 at 7:00 p.m.
In Vanuatu with subtitles – Based on a true story, this extraordinary Australian film with lush cinematography follows one of the last traditional tribes in the South Pacific, as a young girl Wawa falls in love with her chief’s grandson. But when war with their enemies escalates, Wawa is unknowingly given in marriage as part of a peace deal. The young lovers run away, but are pursued by warriors of both tribes. With their lives on the line, the star-crossed lovers must choose between their hearts and the peaceful future of the tribe. Oscar nominee 2017 – Best Foreign Film. Unrated PG-13 equivalent. 104 minutes.

“Victoria the Queen”
Book Talk
Tuesday, July 11at 10:30 a.m.
Debby Ethridge will present the new book “Victoria the Queen” by Julia Baird, an international columnist for “The New York Times’ and a Fellow at Harvard in Public Policy.  Stacy Schiff says the author “vividly captures (Victoria) in every light. This book is a crisp, sparkling account of the extraordinary woman whose reign was as long as her legacy is vast.”  Jon Meacham calls the book, “remarkable” and adds, “the story resonates in our own time, shedding new light on why we live the way we do now.” Debby Ethridge is a York resident who has held leadership positions in the Audubon Society, taught English as a second language, and has lived in France and Germany.

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