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And the 2014 Adams County Reads One Book Selection is…

Harold Fry is a shy, retired British brewery salesman.  He receives a letter from a former coworker whom he hasn’t had any contact with in 20 years, Queenie Hennessey.  This brief note sparks Harold to take an unplanned trek – to walk the 600 miles or so from his home in southern England to the hospice where Queenie is dying of cancer.  Without hiking boots, rain gear, map or cell phone, Harold begins his unlikely pilgrimage across the English countryside. Along the way, he meets strangers who stir up memories and flashbacks – of when his marriage was filled with promise and then not, his inadequacy as a father and shortcomings as a husband.

New Oxford Library Closed Saturday

New Oxford Library will be closed on Saturday, June 21st due to the New Oxford Antique Show.

You are welcome to visit any of our other branch libraries!

Youth Services Facebook Page

Keep up to date with what’s happening in the Youth Services department by visiting their Facebook page!

You’ll find registration information for summer programs and more!

Adult Summer Reading Club

Pick up your Adult Summer Reading Bingo card at any library today!

Price It!

This simple-to-use online resource is a ‘value maximizer’ that delivers more than 41 million actual prices paid for treasures that you collect, buy and trade.  Price It! Antiques & Collectibles helps you ascertain an item’s current realistic market value by aggregating data from WorthPoint’s own Worthopedia™ database, as well as established and reliable sources like eBay, and dozens of brick-and-mortar auction houses.  With more than 60 million images, 127 searchable categories and intuitive search functionality, Price It! Antiques & Collectibles is the ultimate identification, research and pricing tool for collectors, dealers, appraisers and anyone in between.

For further help in navigating the features on Price It!, you may want to take this guided tour:

Price It! Antiques & Collectibles (3:10)

Memorial Day

Saturday, May 17th

The Gettysburg Library parking lot remains closed today, Thursday, May 8th.

Library Parking Lot

Due to the construction on High Street, the parking lot of the Gettysburg Library will be closed today.

We apologize for the inconvenience.