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Summer Quest, Summer Book Sale, One Book, Author Visit, and More!

     It’s not too late to visit the Friends of the Library Summer Book Sale.  Stop by and peruse the vast inventory!  Over the past year, volunteers sorted over 25,000 books which are now arranged on tables for your browsing convenience.  The Friends accept cash, checks and credit cards.  Proceeds from the Summer Book Sale support the Adams County Library Syst...

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August DVDs on order

American Animals
Bad Samaritan
Book Club
Breaking In
Deadpool 2
How to Talk to Girls at Parties
A Kid Like Jake
Life of the Party
Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War
On Chesil Beach
The Rider

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August Fiction Titles

Jussi Adler-Olsen – The Washington Decree
Donna Andrews – Toucan Keep a Secret
Rhys Bowen – Four Funerals and Maybe a Wedding
Allison Brennan – Abandoned 
Sandra Brown – Tailspin 
Janet Dailey – Texas Free
Fiona Davis – The Masterpiece
J.T. Ellison – Tear Me Apart
Sophie Hannah – The Mystery of Three Quarters: The New Hercule Poi...

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New Noteworthy Nonfiction Titles

It’s a little over halfway through the year, making it a good time to reflect on books read this year.  I’m an eclectic reader, with a desire to expand my horizons with new authors and new ideas. While I read a lot of fiction titles, there are times I enjoy reading a good, solid nonfiction title. When thinking about the books to note in this article, the following three nonfiction titles s...

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Special Memories - 2 Years Ago Today

The Trone Memorial Library held it's grand opening celebration for our new library. Over 300 community members attended in the 100 degree plus weather.

Thanks for your patronage, and here is to many more anniversaries in the future!

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The Friends Summer Book Sale is Almost Here

The Adams County Friends of the Library will be holding their 18th annual Summer Book Sale from Wednesday August 1st through Saturday August 4th at Redding Auction House, 1085 Table Rock Road, Gettysburg, PA. This is a new, and somewhat smaller venue for us, but will be air-conditioned and has ample and uncontested free parking.

The hours of the sale have changed. Please note our late...

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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 programs about science and nature include “Death D...

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July DVDs on order

Dark Crimes
Final Portrait
Finding Your Feet
I Feel Pretty
The Leisure Seeker
The Miracle Season
A Quiet Place
Ready Player One
7 Days in Entebbe
Truth or Dare

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July Fiction Titles


Megan Abbott – Give Me Your Hand
Nancy Atherton – Aunt Dimity and the King’s Ransom
Ace Atkins – The Sinners
Lincoln Barclay – A Noise Downstairs
Lorna Barrett – Poisoned Pages
Linda Castillo – A Gathering of Secrets
Katherine J Chen – Mary B
Catherine Coulter – Paradox 
JP Delaney – Believe Me
Nicci French – D...

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Adams County Reads One Book Announced

Kristin Hannah declares this book, “Exquisite. A must-read.” People Magazine recognized this book as a “book of the week.” An instant New York Times bestseller, it is my honor to announce this year’s Adams County Reads One Book selection…”A Piece of the World,” by Christina Baker Kline.

Based on true events, Kline writes a beautifully touching and evocative story that shows an in...

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Booktalk: The Voice of David McCullough, Part II, Monday, June 25

Booktalk is a monthly discussion group for those interested in current and cultural topics in general and literary subjects in particular. Booktalk usually meets on the last Monday of the month at 12 pm on the third floor of the Gettysburg Library.  All programs are free and open to the public.
    Once again on June 25, Mr. David McCullough, renowned historian o...

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Work with us!

We're Hiring a new part-time circulation person to join our staff at our ever busy library! A great way to get your foot in the door or start a career path.

15 Hours/Week

For more information, a complete job description and how to apply, visit:

Applications can be emailed to eblib...

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Seeking Summer Quest Adventure? Beachy Reads? Peachy Prizes?

     Let the Littlestown Library delight you with Summer Quest, beachy reads, treasure hunt and peachy prize adventures!
What’s the story of Summer Quest? Drop in, learn more with the unique Summer Quest musical video led by Mr. George.  Think you are king of the ‘air guitar’?   You haven’t seen anything yet!  Be ready to rock with laughter, roll with music,...

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     Summer is almost here and parents all across Adams County will soon be hearing “I’m Bored!!!”  Never fear the Adams County Library System is here!  Beginning June 1 and running through August 12 there will be activities for children of all ages happening at a library near you.  
    Our theme this year is Libraries Rock and each library w...

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FunFest Launches Summer Quest!

     For the third year, the Adams County Library System is hosting FunFest, a FREE event for the entire family to launch Summer Quest, that fabulous season of exploration and learning. FunFest occurs on Friday, June 8th from 4p – 7p at the Gettysburg Rec Park. It will feature face painting, balloon artists, the Super Sensational Storytime Show with Mr. George, hot dogs grilled b...

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