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Escape from Fabyan's Farm: A Virtual Codebreaking Experience

All Day 10/1 - 10/31
New Oxford Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: New Oxford Area Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Put your codebreaking skills to work with this virtual "escape room" inspired by Adams County Library System's 2020 One Book selection, The Woman Who Smashed Codes by Jason Fagone. You can complete this activity alone or in teams!  Progr...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Inktober 2020

All Day 10/1 - 10/31
Littlestown Library
Library Branch: Littlestown Library
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Description:
Join us for this month-long art challenge of Inktober! Inktober was created by artist Jake Parker as a challenge to improve inking skills and develop positive drawing habits. Anyone can do Inktober, just pick up a pen and start drawing. There is a pr...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Weekly Take and Makes

All Day 10/12 - 11/25
Harbaugh-Thomas Library
Library Branch: Harbaugh-Thomas Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Description:
Crafts that you can Take and Make!  Age appropriate craft kits will be available to pick up throughout the week for some ready to go hands-on fun at home.  There will be a new kit available beginning each Monday.  Crafts for...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Halloween Story Walk

10/13/2020 @ 9:00am - 11/04/2020 @ 9:00am
Carroll Valley Library
Library Branch: Carroll Valley Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Check out our spooky story walk in the Carroll Valley Park - Creepy Pair of Underwear by Aaron Reynolds! ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Grab Bag Book Sale

10/27/2020 @ 2:00pm - 10/30/2020 @ 6:00pm
Littlestown Library
Library Branch: Littlestown Library
Room: Littlestown Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Other
Description:
Get ready for the upcoming holiday season with our Grab Bag Book Sale! Stop by the Littlestown Library and pick up a sealed mystery bag of 5 books for $1 or 10 books for $2! The sale runs from Tuesday, October 27th through Friday, October 30th during...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Digital Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Gettysburg Library
Library Branch: Gettysburg Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Join Adams County Library System's Youth Services staff as they take story time online! In these Digital Story Times, our staff will share short stories, songs, craft and activity ideas, that you can enjoy from the comfort of your home. New story ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual 7th & 8th Grade Book Club

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Gettysburg Library
Registration
Library Branch: Gettysburg Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
7th & 8th Grade Book Clubs meet on the fourth Wednesday of each month. This month's meeting is October 28 and this month's book is If a Tree Falls at Lunch Period by Jennifer Choldenko. To register for this program, please sign up here or email T...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Halloween Story Time

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Littlestown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Littlestown Library
Room: Littlestown Study Room B
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Dress in your Halloween best and join Miss Jess virtually for this live Zoom story time with stories and songs. Geared for ages 3-8. but all are welcome to attend.   A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants the week of the e...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Chapter a Day - Northanger Abbey Virtual Reading

8:00pm - 8:30pm
Gettysburg Library
Library Branch: Gettysburg Library
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Other
Description:
Join Adams County Library System staff every evening at 8pm as they read a chapter of Jane Austen's "Northanger Abbey." Each day's chapter appears at 8pm on the Adams County Library System's YouTube Channel and on the Adams County Library System's...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Digital Baby and Toddler Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Gettysburg Library
Library Branch: Gettysburg Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Join us on Thursdays at 10am for stories, songs, rhymes and more! Librarians from across the county will be your guides. Join the fun on the Youth Services at Adams County Library Facebook page. Missed a story time, or don’t have Facebook? Do...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Kahoot! Trivia: Disney Edition

4:30pm - 5:30pm
New Oxford Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: New Oxford Area Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Join New Oxford Library staff for a Zoom trivia competition! Winner will receive a gift card to a local business. Must be 8-18 to participate and register using a valid email address. ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Chapter a Day - Northanger Abbey Virtual Reading

8:00pm - 8:30pm
Gettysburg Library
Library Branch: Gettysburg Library
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Other
Description:
Join Adams County Library System staff every evening at 8pm as they read a chapter of Jane Austen's "Northanger Abbey." Each day's chapter appears at 8pm on the Adams County Library System's YouTube Channel and on the Adams County Library System's...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual storytime with KPets

10:00am - 10:15am
Carroll Valley Library
Library Branch: Carroll Valley Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Watch a storytime on Carroll Valley Library's Facebook page!  Presented by our KPets friends, Bonnie and Danny! ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Chapter a Day - Northanger Abbey Virtual Reading

8:00pm - 8:30pm
Gettysburg Library
Library Branch: Gettysburg Library
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Other
Description:
Join Adams County Library System staff every evening at 8pm as they read a chapter of Jane Austen's "Northanger Abbey." Each day's chapter appears at 8pm on the Adams County Library System's YouTube Channel and on the Adams County Library System's...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Chapter a Day - Northanger Abbey Virtual Reading

8:00pm - 8:30pm
Gettysburg Library
Library Branch: Gettysburg Library
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Other
Description:
Join Adams County Library System staff every evening at 8pm as they read a chapter of Jane Austen's "Northanger Abbey." Each day's chapter appears at 8pm on the Adams County Library System's YouTube Channel and on the Adams County Library System's...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Call for Entries for Fall Photography Contest

11/01/2020 @ 12:00am - 11/15/2020 @ 11:45pm
New Oxford Area Library
Library Branch: New Oxford Area Library
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Description:
Adams County Library System’s New Oxford Library welcomes you to participate in a Fall Photography Contest. A picture is worth a thousand words. With your photo, tell a silly story! From November 1st to November 15th, we will be accepting entri...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
"Every Story Counts... Find Yours" November is National Novel Writing Month, when aspiring writers gather to work on their dream projects! We're providing a virtual space for local folks to share their trials and tribulations of writing this Novem...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Board Meeting

2:00pm - 4:30pm
Trone Memorial Library
Library Branch: Trone Memorial Library
Room: Adult Wing Room A/B
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Other
Description:
This meeting is via Zoom and is open to the public.  Please contact Sally Caldwell at sallyc@adamslibrary.org to request the link.  Thank you. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Knit & Crochet

6:30pm - 8:00pm
New Oxford Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: New Oxford Area Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
Knit and/or crochet with others. Share projects, patterns, and socialize. This group regularly meets on Mondays at New Oxford Library but will be meeting virtually until further notice due to COVID-19 concerns. Please register using a valid e...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Digital All In Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Gettysburg Library
Library Branch: Gettysburg Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Join Mr. George (George Matthew) from the Gettysburg Library and Speech Language Pathologist, Miss Nicole (Nicole Jones) as they share stories, songs and activities designed to help you get the most out of All In. This story time is for children o...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Thanksgiving Story Walk

11/04/2020 @ 9:00am - 11/25/2020 @ 9:00pm
Carroll Valley Library
Library Branch: Carroll Valley Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Check out our Thanksgiving story walk in the Carroll Valley Park - Bad Kitty Does Not Like Thanksgiving by Nick Bruel! ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Digital Story Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Gettysburg Library
Library Branch: Gettysburg Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Join Adams County Library System's Youth Services staff as they take story time online! In these Digital Story Times, our staff will share short stories, songs, craft and activity ideas, that you can enjoy from the comfort of your home. New story ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual 1st & 2nd Grade Book Club

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Gettysburg Library
Registration
Library Branch: Gettysburg Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
The 1st & 2nd Grade book club meets the first Wednesday of each month at 3:30pm.  The October meeting is October 7th, and the book will be My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friends of the Littlestown Library meeting

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Littlestown Library
Library Branch: Littlestown Library
Room: Littlestown Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Description:
Come meet and mingle with the Friends of the Littlestown Library.  Meeting is on the 1st Wednesday of each month, except for Holidays. Open to the public. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Digital Baby and Toddler Time

10:00am - 10:30am
Gettysburg Library
Library Branch: Gettysburg Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Join us on Thursdays at 10am for stories, songs, rhymes and more! Librarians from across the county will be your guides. Join the fun on the Youth Services at Adams County Library Facebook page. Missed a story time, or don’t have Facebook? Do...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual storytime with KPets

10:00am - 10:15am
Carroll Valley Library
Library Branch: Carroll Valley Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Watch a storytime on Carroll Valley Library's Facebook page!  Presented by our KPets friends, Bonnie and Danny! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Knit & Crochet

6:30pm - 8:00pm
New Oxford Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: New Oxford Area Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
Knit and/or crochet with others. Share projects, patterns, and socialize. This group regularly meets on Mondays at New Oxford Library but will be meeting virtually until further notice due to COVID-19 concerns. Please register using a valid e...