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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

Beirut
Blockers
Chappaquiddick
Dark Crimes
Disobedience
Final Portrait
Finding Your Feet
I Feel Pretty
Kings
The Leisure Seeker
The Miracle Season
Overboard
A Quiet Place
Rampage
Ready Player One
7 Days in Entebbe
Truth or Dare
Tully
 

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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.

LIBRARY ASSOCIATE – CIRCULATION
15 Hours/Week

For more information, a complete job description and how to apply, visit: http://www.adamslibrary.org/about/employment

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 QUEST: LIBRARIES ROCK!!!

     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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June Fiction Titles on Order

Fredrik Backman – Us Against You
Dale Brown – The Moscow Offensive
Jim Butcher – Brief Cases
Bill Clinton and James Patterson – The President Is Missing
John Connolly – The Woman in the Woods
Sandra Dallas – The Patchwork Bride
Barbara Delinsky – Before and Again
Kathleen Fuller – An Amish Family: Four Stories
Roxane Gay – Ayiti 
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June DVDs on Order

Death Wish
Every Day
The Hurricane Heist
I Can Only Imagine
Love, Simon
Midnight Sun
Pacific Rim Uprising
Paul, Apostle of Christ
Thoroughbreds
Tomb Raider
Unsane

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Summer Quest Kicks Off at Adams County Libraries

A Quest and a Fest highlight library activities for all ages this summer in Adams County.  First up, beginning May 21, children and youth, ages birth to 18, can begin online pre-registration for the annual summer program.  Previously referred to as Summer Reading, this year’s offering is now called Summer Quest in order to highlight an increased emphasis on activities that, in additio...

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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