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November Fiction Titles on Order

Jeffrey Archer – Heads You Win

David Baldacci – Long Road to Mercy

Elizabeth Berg – Night of Miracles

Barbara Taylor Bradford – Master of His Fate

Rita Mae Brown – Homeward Hound

Marc Cameron – Tom Clancy: Oath of Office

Lee Child – Past Tense

Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke – You Don’t Own Me

Clive Cussler – S...

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November DVDs on Order

Bel Canto
The Children Act
Crazy Rich Asians
Juliet, Naked
The Little Stranger
Longmire, Season 6
Marine 6
The Meg
Mile 22
Poldark, Season 4
Skate Kitchen
Star Trek Discovery, Season 1
We the Animals

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November Fundraisers for New Oxford

Friends of the New Oxford Area Library have coordinated three fundraisers to benefit Adams County Library System’s New Oxford branch during the month of November. Proceeds will be used for children’s library services in New Oxford.

November 11: Paint at Brookemere Winery in Abbottstown (Ticketed event. Limited quantity available.)

November 13: Shop at A.C. Moore in Hano...

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Reasons to Invest in Your Local Library

Help Us “Raise the Roof” for the Gettysburg Library
The Gettysburg Library is located in an iconic building built in 1914.  An average of 500 people pass through its doors each day to use computers, do genealogical research, attend programs, use the community meeting rooms, study, and explore the collection of books and other resources. Unfortunately, we have sprung not one, but fou...

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Kindness Rocks in New Oxford

The local Daisies were kind enough to install a stand for Kindness Rocks in the library courtyard earlier this month. As of this morning, all the rocks have been relocated and the stand is empty! If your family likes to paint/hide kindness rocks, I'd encourage you to drop some off to replenish this cute fixture!


- Emily Holland, Branch Manager

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Adams County Library System Hosts Award-Winning Children's Author/Illustrator

One of the great joys of youth services librarianship is the opportunity to connect young people with the individuals who write and illustrate the books they read.  Yes, they are real.  Yes, they do exist.  And yes, you can actually meet them.  So, it is with great excitement that we announce the upcoming visit of award-winning author/illustrator, Gene Barretta, to the Getty...

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New Oxford welcomes Mr. George!

We are so excited to have Mr. George visiting us this Thursday at 6:30pm for a Super Special Storytime! More information is available here.


- Emily Holland, Branch Manager

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eAudio Book Changes

     As you are aware, the Adams County Library currently uses two different platforms for our eBooks and eAudio Books – RBDigital and cloudLIbrary.  Currently, the majority of our e-Audio Book titles are found within RBDigital, but that is soon about to change.   We are now in the process of moving our e-Audio Collection into the cloudLibrary and discontinuin...

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Teach what you know!

Do you have a hobby, skill, or passion that you would be interested in sharing with the community? If so, please contact Emily at to discuss program opportunities through New Oxford Library. Thank you so much!


- Emily Holland, Branch Manager

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Teen Read Week

     Teen Read Week is an annual national literacy initiative first created in 1998 by the Young Adult Library Services Association. Its purpose is to encourage teens to become regular library users and readers. The 2018 theme is “It’s Written in the Stars: READ” and will take place October 7-13th.
     In celebration of Teen Read Week the library ...

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Fall Fun in Carroll Valley

Fall is finally here and we have been busy at the Carroll Valley Library planning lots of fun events for the months of October and November!      
     On Thursday, October 11th, channel your inner artist by taking a Still Life Drawing class with Dorothea.  This class will be held from 6pm to 8pm and all supplies will be provided.  Space ...

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October DVDs on Order

The Americans, Season 6
Ant-Man and the Wasp
The Catcher was a Spy
Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
Eighth Grade
Hotel Artemis
Killing Eve, Season 1
Leave No Trace
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Shetland, Season 4
Sorry to Bother You
The Spy Who Dumped Me
Three Identical Strange...

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