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Nonfiction Adams County Reads One Book Announced

Yes, the Donner Party. Most of us know very little about these individuals who set out for the Western territories and a better life in the 1840s – a brief mention in a long ago Social Studies grade school class led to not so colorful jokes and opinions about them. However, there is much more to the story. Unlike thousands of others who had the same dream, and made it to their final destination...

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Wednesday, January 11

Update: It's still icy out there, so the Adams County Library System now plans to open at 1:00pm.  Stay safe and warm!

It's a bit icy this morning, so the Adams County Library System is operating on a 2-hour delay today, Wednesday, January 11th. The Gettysburg Library will open at 11 am, ...

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To Snow Or Not To Snow ...

Here’s the quick version about how snow is made.  The two main conditions that need to be in place to make snow are low temperatures (28 degrees or lower is optimal) and low humidity.  Cooled water and cooled compressed air are pumped through separate snowmaking pipes up the mountain slopes.  These pipes meet at snow guns that are positioned at different points on the slopes.&nbs...

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Friday, January 6

The Adams County Library System is running on a 2-hour delay today.  The Gettysburg Library and most branches will open at 11am.

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Top 7 Library New Year's Resolutions for You

2. Attend “An Evening with Laura Lippman” (September 22, 2017)

We’re thrilled to invite you to have dinner with us, participate in a silent auction, and get to know New York Times Bestselling Author Laura Lippman. During “An Evening with Laura Lippman,” a fundraiser benefiting the ACLS, Laura will discuss her latest book and answer questions from the audience. The event will be held a...

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