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Banned Books Week - Let Freedom Read

Let freedom read, my library ‘tis of thee, Sweet land of mystery, of thee I read. 

The ideals of the original tune of “Let Freedom Ring” is the chance of freedom and that it should be spread across the nation, and worldwide. Freedom is the chance to obtain something without restriction. Just like going into the library, everyone should be able to enter a public library to obtain ...

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September DVDs on Order

Batwoman, season 1 & 2
Black Widow
The Blacklist: season eight
Blithe Spirit
Boys From County Hell
Charming the Hearts of Men
Chronicle of a Serial Killer
Cruella
A Dark Foe
Death Alley
F9: The Fast Saga
First Date
Free Guy
The Green Knight
In the Earth
Infinitum: Subject Unknown
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Programs for homeschool children @ ACLS

The Adams County Library System has several homeschool events scheduled for this fall, these events will be held on Fridays at 1pm and be for homeschool children in Kindergarten thru 6th grade.
    Homeschool events in September will kick off at the Trone Memorial library on September 10th. On this day Miss Sherry and Miss Barbara will welcome participants with some fun, g...

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Adams County Reads One Book Programs Announced

I hope you have had an opportunity to read this year’s Adams County Reads One Book, “The Water Dancer,” by Ta-Nehisi Coates. If not, there is still time! Stop by any Adams County Library location to pick up a copy of the book, or place a hold on a copy. This October, there will be plenty of opportunities, both in-person and virtually, to get involved with programs and discussions related to “Th...

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National Library Card Sign-Up Month

As most area students have now returned to school, the Adams County Library System staff puts our Summer Quest hats away and have begun working on programming for the months of September, October, and November 2021. We are very excited to confirm that in-person programming is returning to the Adams County Library System starting September 1st in all of our branches. Our 3-month programming cale...

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Fall Fun at the Library

Fall is just around the corner, and here at the Adams County Library System we’ll be opening our doors for a return to in-person programming! For the safety of staff and community members, mask and social distance guidelines will be in place, so be sure to check with your local branch for current guidance. If you enjoy the flexibility of our virtual programs, good news! We still have several pr...

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New Fiction for September

Albert, Susan Wittig -- Hemlock
Allen, Jayne -- Black Girls Must Die Exhausted
Aoki, Ryka -- Light from Uncommon Stars
Brett, Simon -- An Untidy Death
Butler, Robert Olen -- Late City
Cabot, Meg -- No Words
Cleeves, Ann -- The Heron's Cry
Córdova, Zoraida -- The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina
Deveraux, Jude -- An Impossible Promise
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August DVDs on Order

Beasts of No Nation
Blue Bloods, season 11
Censor
A Confession
The Conjuring : The Devil Made Me Do It
Devils, season 1
A Discovery of Witches, season 2
Eli Roth’s History of Horror, season 2
A Father’s Legacy
Fear the Walking Dead, season 6
The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard
The House Next Door : Meet the Blacks 2
I...

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Genealogy Research

Are you beginning genealogy research?  Check out the resources available through the Adams County Library System.
Available through our website, www.adamslibrary.org, all Adams County Library cardholders have access to HeritageQuest Online.  HeritageQuest is a comprehensive online resource that has access to many primary source resources to get you started on your genealogical ...

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Saying Goodbye to Tales, Tails and Trails

     My name is Robyn Woods and I am the new Youth Services Librarian at the Adams County Library System.  I am at the library here in Gettysburg.  I am from Long Island, NY. One of the reasons I became a librarian is because I love to learn new things.  I learn new things at the library almost every day.  Since I began working here I have also had the opportu...

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Sit, Relax, and Read

     A Bibliophile is a person who has a great appreciation for books, or collects books.  National Book Lovers Day on August 9th is a day for them.  It encourages readers to find a favorite reading spot, a good book and read the day away.  Or, if you’re unable to spend the entire day reading, a few hours, or snatched minutes, spent with this relaxing pastime is be...

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September Large Print on Order

Fiction
The Heron’s Cry by Ann Cleeves
The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller
Crossed Lines by Jennifer Delamere
Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr
At Lighthouse Point by Suzanne Woods Fisher
The Forest of Vanishing Stars by Kristin Harmel
The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris
Heartbreak for Hire by Sonia Hartl
People We M...

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New DVDs at the Library

If you are looking for something to do in the air conditioning on these hot summer days, check out the DVD collection at any of the six branches of the Adams County Library System.  We have many new releases, classics, TV shows, and non-fiction documentaries to choose from. The best part is that they are free to borrow with your library card!
    Recent biographies th...

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New Fiction for August

Chandler Baker – The Husbands
Andrea Bartz – We Were Never Here
Elizabeth Blake – Death and Sensibility
Sandra Brown – Blind Tiger
Joanna Carl – The Chocolate Raccoon Rigmarole
Robin Cook -- Viral
Catherine Coulter – Vortex
Janet Dailey – Whiplash
Ash Davidson – Damnation Spring
Lynette Eason – Hostile Intent
Joy Fielding – C...

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July DVDs on Order

An American in Paris
The Brokenwood Mysteries, Series 7
Chasing Wonders
Dream Horse
Drunk Bus
Every Breath You Take
Finding You
Gangs of London, Season 1
The God Committee
Here Today
Jakob’s Wife
No Activity, Seasons 1 & 2
Playing for Keeps, Season 1
Queen Bees
Shameless, Season 11
The S...

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