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New Oxford's January Activity Calendar

Interested in a downloadable PDF copy of the activity calendar for January 2019? Click here. Please register for events by contacting the library directly or digitally through the ACLS event calendar.

- Emily Holland, Branch Manager

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TONER CARTRIDGE RECYCLING

The Friends of the Library are no longer accepting used toner cartridges for recycling.
The recycling boxes have been removed from the lobby of the Gettysburg Library.

Please do not drop off any used toner cartridges.

 

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Winter Reading Challenge for Adults

     In less than two weeks, we will say goodbye to 2018 and welcome to 2019. If you’re an avid reader like I am, you’re busily cramming as much reading as possible into every last moment of 2018, just to increase the number of books read on your Goodreads number challenge. It’s also the time to think about any reading challenges for 2019 – whether you set yourself a goal to...

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Parting is such sweet sorrow...

     When William Shakespeare penned those words I believe he understood the sweetness that comes from a full heart tied up with the sadness born from saying goodbye.  Those are the feelings I have now, as I will be leaving the Adams County Library System as of December 13, 2018. I have accepted the position of Executive Director for the Library System of Lancaster Coun...

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Music for all Moods

     Did you know that with the library’s online music service, Freegal, you can stream music for up to three hours every day and download (and keep) five songs a week?  It’s a great service that gives you access to the entire Sony music catalog – that’s over 15 million songs and 40,000 music videos.  Each month, over 200,000 songs are added to the collection. ...

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DVDs on Order December 2018

Colette
Doctor Blake Mysteries, Season 5
The Equalizer 2
Father Brown, Season 6
The Handmaid's Tale, Season 2
Lizzie
Mission Impossible: Fallout
Operation Finale
Orville, Season 1
Peppermint
A Simple Favor
Support the Girls
Unbroken: Path to Redemption
Vera, Set 8

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Fiction Titles December 2018

Laura Childs – Eggs on Ice
Robin Cook – Pandemic
W.E.B. Griffin – The Enemy of My Enemy
Val McDermid – Broken Ground
Nora Roberts – Of Blood and Bone
Diane Setterfield – Once Upon a River
Marcia Willett – The Songbird
Stuart Woods – A Delicate Touch

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Welcoming Winter

We have lots to look forward to this winter at New Oxford Library!

We encourage you to come by to “Preserve Your Memories” from December 3-7. This will be an opportunity for community members to make digital copies of documents, slides, photos, home video, and more! Please also bring along a memory stick/USB thumb drive for storage of the digital files. Though not a requirement, this ...

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#GivingTuesday for Your Local Library

It’s an extraordinary Tuesday!

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this year’s #GivingTuesday will take...

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"Friend-ly" Reminder

Friends of the New Oxford Library are raising funds for our programs for children in partnership with Chipotle in Hanover on Monday 11/26 from 4-8pm! Details available here.

- Emily Holland, Branch Manager

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A Look Back With Thanks

As Thanksgiving approaches, the Friends of the Adams County Library System are taking stock for all we have to be thankful for in 2018.

From a fundraising standpoint, the Friends raised $60,000 for the Adams County Library System through various fundraising venues such as the Friends Book Store; Summer Book Sale; the Gettysburg Antique Shows and the April fundraiser on Women’s Suffrag...

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Cancelled Event

Due to the expected inclement weather, the environmental lecture on mosquitoes scheduled for Thursday, November 15th at 7:00pm will be cancelled.  We will reschedule this lecture in 2019.

 

Don't miss the next lecture scheduled for Thursday, December 13th at 7:00pm - Animal Ambassadors & Improving Your Backyard for Wildlife.

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What's New at the Library

     Here is a look at some of the DVDs recently added to the adult collection at the library. If you’ve missed a new movie or television program, wish to revisit an old favorite, or are looking for something completely different, stop by and browse through our selection of videos. They are all available to borrow free of charge.
     New history p...

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