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Booktalk: The Voice of David McCullough Pt II: Monday May 21

     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 May 21 Mr.  David McCullou...

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Sterner Family Endowment Springs Eternal

Thanks to the Gary & Susan Sterner Building Endowment at the library, our storytime friends were able to help plant our learning gardens this week. Funds earned from the endowment in 2017 were used to purchase tools and flowers needed to have our learning garden grow. Our littlest library users are encouraged to water their flowers whenever they are in the library this summer! Read More

Changes Have Arrived to New Oxford Area Library

     On behalf of New Oxford Area Library, I am excited to welcome the month of May! This spring has brought a number of changes to our lovely library. This March, we welcomed Lauren Miller, with her passion for story time and children’s activities, to Adams County Library System. After a wild and absolutely wonderful ride with Jean Barnett Trone Memorial Library in East Berlin, ...

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May DVDs On Order

Annihilation
Black Panther
15:17 to Paris
Game Night
Great Escape at Dunkirk
Nostalgia
Shannara Chronicles, Season 2
12 Strong
Winchester

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May Fiction Titles

Ace Atkins – Robert B. Parker’s Old Black Magic
Ted Bell – Overkill
Rita Mae Brown – Probable Claws
John Connolly – He 
Clive Cussler – The Gray Ghost
Richard Paul Evans – The Forgotten Road
Dorothea Benton Frank – By Invitation Only
Elly Griffiths – The Dark Angel
Alex Kava – Lost Creed
Stephen King – The Outsider
Karen...

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New Gardening Books at Your Library

     After this winter of wacky weather, most people of Adams County are especially grateful for the warm days of spring this year.  If you’re one of the grateful gardening people, I’m sure you are busy planning your vegetable and flower gardens and your trips to the nursery!
     The Adams County Library System has acquired several new gardening books ...

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Booktalk: The Voice of David McCullough Monday April 30

     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.
    On April 30 David McCullough, renowned historian o...

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One Card, Many Uses

You know that with your card from the Adams County Library System, you have the ability to check out books, dvds and more at any of the six branches throughout the county.  But, did you know that you have access to a variety of other resources that are available on our website under ELibrary?

Research
The library system subscribes to a number of databases that you can use ...

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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. 
     Many new programs...

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New Website for the Library

Spring is just around the corner! I know the groundhog said we’d have 6 more weeks of winter, but that was almost 6 weeks ago!

Have you noticed the signs of spring already popping up? I noticed the spring flowers have already broken ground near the Gettysburg Library. I love spring and all of the newness it brings! It’s like fresh, new hope.

Speaking of fresh and new, have y...

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It Is All at the Library!

No other season is as anticipated by so many people as the coming of Spring.  To celebrate the season, we would love you to join The Friends of the Library at our special spring fundraising event that highlights Woman’s Suffrage. 

This “Literary Afternoon” is a new endeavor for the Friends and one we hope will become an annual gathering.  The Battlefield B & B at 2...

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Fiction Titles for April 2018

 

After Anna by Lisa Scottoline

An Amish Heirloom by Amy Clipston, Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller and Kelly Irvin

Cave of Bones by Anne Hillerman

Circe by Madeline Miller

The Cutting Edge by Jeffery Deaver

The Fallen by David Baldacci

The Family Gathering by Robyn Carr

The Good Pilot Peter Woodhouse by Alexander...

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Spring into the Library

Hi everyone! Here at the New Oxford library we’ve been doing some pre spring cleaning and sprucing up the library to give you new, fun exciting reasons to stop by the New Oxford library.
 

One of my favorite new things we have is our “Invitation to Create” station. We provide glue, scissors...

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HENRY DAVID THOREAU AT BOOKTALK MARCH 26

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.

            On Monday March 26 ...

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