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The Board of Trustees of the York Public Library announces that Robert Waldman will be retiring in 2016 from his position as Director of the Library. The Board and the Director, working together, are committed to making a positive and productive transition to the future leadership of the Library. The Search Committee is seeking qualified candidates to apply for the position of Library Director.
Please see the Director Advertisement and Job Description links on this website. For additional information, contact Liam Gallagher, Director of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Classical Guitar Raffle
We have a winner!
Dave D’Aran of South Berwick is the winner of our classical guitar raffle. Thanks to all who participated in our raffle and special thanks to Manel Liria for the generous donation of one of his classical guitars to benefit the Library!
Winter Film Series
Sunday, February 7, 3:00 p.m.
In January 2013, Laura Poitras started receiving anonymous encrypted e-mails from “CITIZENFOUR,” who claimed to have evidence of illegal covert surveillance programs run by the NSA in collaboration with other intelligence agencies worldwide. Five months later, she and reporters Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill flew to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with the man who turned out to be Edward Snowden. She brought her camera with her. The resulting film is history unfolding before our eyes. Academy Award Winner – Best Documentary. Rated R for language. 114 minutes.
York History Series
Wednesdays, February 10, 24, March 9, 23 at 10:30 a.m.
Local historian James Kences, will offer a series of four programs about York history. His approach will dig into the past, starting with the present, a reverse chronology, as if conducting an archaeological excavation. The programs will be held on the following Wednesday mornings at 10:30 a.m.; February 10th, February 24th, March 9th, and March 23rd. This series is co- sponsored by the Museums of Old York and the York Public Library.
“Color Your World”
6 Week Series:
Wednesday, February 10, 17, 24, March 2, 9, 16 at 2:00 p.m.
York Public Library will host a six week coloring program for adults. Coloring is not just for kids! It can be beneficial for adults to release stress and stimulate brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity. You are welcome to bring your own coloring book, but we will have all the supplies you will need to get you started on “Coloring Your World”!
Monthly Poetry Evening
Thursday, February 11 at 7:00 p.m.
Please bring poems to share, either your own or favorite poems by someone else. The prompt for February is “dark matters”. The topic is open for interpretation. Readings from poetry books are welcome. Readings occur in round table format and are facilitated by Priscilla Cookson.
Community Resource Directory
A family guide to discover enrichment programs and child care opportunities in the greater York area.