Virtual Library

Our Virtual Library is your portal to a wide variety of resources, downloadable and streaming media, online learning tools, research sources for genealogy and local history, and more.

York County Library offers a wealth of resources, including encyclopedias, newspapers, magazines, journals, and more, available to browse by title or browse by subject. Access to many online resources outside the library requires a valid York County Library card.

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Ancestry Library Edition is no longer available for home access as of Jan. 1, 2022.

Get the learning tools you need for any age on computer skills, crafts, languages, and literacy; tutorials; homework help from a live tutor; and more. To access a wealth of other resources, including encyclopedias, newspapers, magazines, genealogy, career help, and more, see our list of All ResourcesAccess to many online resources outside the library requires a valid York County Library card.

Learn about our Local History Room, genealogy and local history resources, and YCHistory.org, York County Library's online local history project, featuring newspaper clippings, church and family histories, and indexes of selected York County newspapers.