Paul Smith Library of Southern York County

The Gem of New Freedom & Shrewsbury

Paul Smith Library, a “green” LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certified building, is conveniently located adjacent to the Shrewsbury YMCA. Our friendly staff and volunteers are here to assist you and your family! Engage in our community through book clubs, book sales, and events such as Truck Zoo and Designer Bag Bingo. Our innovative early childhood activities are designed to meet state educational standards. Enjoy our collection of materials designed to educate, entertain, and inspire. Access the world using our computers or bring your own and enjoy free high-speed internet. Come visit us!

Available Amenities

  • Wi-Fi
  • Public Computers
  • Tours & Group Visits
  • Printing, Copying, and Scanning
  • After Hours Book Drop
  • Test Proctoring
  • Faxing
  • Room Rental
  • Ongoing Used Book Sale
  • Public Restrooms
  • Study/Quiet Rooms
  • Play, Learn, Grow

Upcoming Events

  • Leap into Science: Freeze Time
    on February 26, 2022 at 10:00 am

    New STEAM topics are explored each month, in these hands-on programs for school age children. Held one Saturday each month. Leap into Science is an interactive program that focuses on various STEAM (science, […]

  • Saturday Afternoon Tabletops | Teen Discord Server
    on February 26, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    Come play Dungeons & Dragons from home! New and veteran players are welcome. We’ll help you create a character, learn the basics, and join the adventure. No registration required, but you need to join the […]

  • Online Toddler Story Time: Winter Series
    on February 28, 2022 at 10:00 am

    Interactive songs, active rhymes, and engaging stories especially for children 18 months to 3 years old. Presented LIVE through Zoom. Registration required.


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