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Feb 14

YCPL podcast debuts with romance-themed episode

Posted to Off the Beaten Shelf on February 14, 2022 at 11:17 AM by Elizabeth Land

We're excited to announce the arrival of A Book for Everyone, York County Public Library's very own podcast. Join York County Public Library staff members as they chat about reading and discuss the different ways that we find, select, and enjoy books. In Season One, we discuss the genres we love (or love to hate), why we read them, and our picks for books to add to your TBR pile. Listen to our very first episode - Why We Read...Romance - to explore the polarizing romance genre, just in time for Valentine's Day.

Looking for show notes? Visit the episode page to check out staff picks and romance authors to read no matter your interest. We believe there is a book for everyone, so to find your next book, subscribe to our podcast through Apple Podcast, Spotify, Amazon Music, PlayerFM, Google Podcasts and more today!

Jun 25

Social Media Made Me Read It: Fantasy Adventure

Posted to Off the Beaten Shelf on June 25, 2021 at 12:00 AM by Elizabeth Land

In this series, we explore trending book recommendations found on the social media platforms.
It’s way past your bed time and you’re just endlessly flicking through your “For you” tab on Tik Tok. After a while you notice all your BookTok people are talking about the same books. Why they all love it or why they all hate it. Now you have to know what made these book so special they ended up on this side of TikTok. For today's "Social Media Made Me Read It", we are featuring three books that YCPL staff member Jessica found during one of these late nights. To see her list, click on "Continue Reading..." below.

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Jun 11

Nonfiction to read during Pride Month

Posted to Off the Beaten Shelf on June 11, 2021 at 12:00 AM by Elizabeth Land

prideallyflagFor our Teen Tuesday post this week, we highlighted some wonderful young adult fiction books that can help you celebrate Pride Month. Pride is celebrated every June to remember the Stonewall Riots. Today, we will highlight nonfiction books that celebrate the LGBTQ community. Learning more about the community is just one way to be a straight ally.

Click on "Continue Reading..." below to see some of our favorite nonfiction books highlighting the LGBTQ community.

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