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Colonial Reading Community Announcement

New Oxford Library is proud to be participating in this year's Colonial Reading Community alongside New Oxford Elementary School and Conewago Township Elementary School! On Monday and Thursday evenings at 6pm, we will be offering read-alongs of the day's selected chapter in the library beginning Monday, January 28. Stay tuned for the announcement of this year's book selection. It will be announ...

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A New Chapter at the Littlestown Library

“No, this is not the beginning of a new chapter in my life; this is the beginning of a new book! That first book is already closed, ended, and tossed into the seas; this new book is newly opened, has just begun! Look, it is the first page! And it is a beautiful one!” ― C. JoyBell C.

     I am so excited to be on the first beautiful page of my new book as the Branch...

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Cookbook Club rescheduled

Due to the snow forecasted for Thursday evening, the Carroll Valley Cookbook Club meeting will be rescheduled to Thursday, January 24th at 6:30pm.

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cloudLibrary Update

     You’re aware that the cloudLibrary by bibliotheca is the Adams County Library System’s exclusive platform for eBooks and eAudiobooks, offering you one convenient place to search for eBooks and eAudiobooks.  The signup is super easy, the app is simple to use and you can personalize your reading experience.  All you need is a library card.

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January Fiction Titles on Order

Stephanie Barron – That Churchill Woman
Fiona Barton – The Suspect
Marie Benedict – The Only Woman in the Room
Alan Bradley – the Golden Tresses of the Dead
James Lee Burke – The New Iberia Blues
Robyn Carr – The Best of Us
S.A. Chakraborty – The Kingdom of Copper
Christina Dodd – What Doesn’t Kill Her
Lyndsay Faye – The Paragon Hotel
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January DVDs on Order

After Darkness
Bad Times at the El Royale
The Bookshop
Boy Erased
Castle Rock, Season 1
Doctor Who, Season 11
First Man
Frankie Drake Mysteries, Season 1
The Hate U Give
Johnny English Strikes Again
Lez Bomb
Monsters and Men
The Old Man & the Gun
What ...

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Free Technology Tutoring and Computer Classes

Are you interested in:

learning a new skill, using an unfamiliar computer program or digital device, learning more about technology and/or digital devices, learning more about the library's digital resources?

New Oxford Library offers technology tutoring and computer classes by appointment. Bring your own device or learn on one of ours! Please call the library at 717-624...

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Exercise your brain

     Happy New Year from the Carroll Valley Library!  I’m sure you’ve all heard the saying “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.”  Well, this is not really true.  Old dogs, and older people, can both learn new things.  Keeping your mind stimulated is a great way to keep your brain healthy as you age.  Make it one of your new year’s resolutions this...

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New Oxford's January Activity Calendar

Interested in a downloadable PDF copy of the activity calendar for January 2019? Click here. Please register for events by contacting the library directly or digitally through the ACLS event calendar.

- Emily Holland, Branch Manager

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The Friends of the Library are no longer accepting used toner cartridges for recycling.
The recycling boxes have been removed from the lobby of the Gettysburg Library.

Please do not drop off any used toner cartridges.


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Winter Reading Challenge for Adults

     In less than two weeks, we will say goodbye to 2018 and welcome to 2019. If you’re an avid reader like I am, you’re busily cramming as much reading as possible into every last moment of 2018, just to increase the number of books read on your Goodreads number challenge. It’s also the time to think about any reading challenges for 2019 – whether you set yourself a goal to...

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Parting is such sweet sorrow...

     When William Shakespeare penned those words I believe he understood the sweetness that comes from a full heart tied up with the sadness born from saying goodbye.  Those are the feelings I have now, as I will be leaving the Adams County Library System as of December 13, 2018. I have accepted the position of Executive Director for the Library System of Lancaster Coun...

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Music for all Moods

     Did you know that with the library’s online music service, Freegal, you can stream music for up to three hours every day and download (and keep) five songs a week?  It’s a great service that gives you access to the entire Sony music catalog – that’s over 15 million songs and 40,000 music videos.  Each month, over 200,000 songs are added to the collection. ...

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DVDs on Order December 2018

Doctor Blake Mysteries, Season 5
The Equalizer 2
Father Brown, Season 6
The Handmaid's Tale, Season 2
Mission Impossible: Fallout
Operation Finale
Orville, Season 1
A Simple Favor
Support the Girls
Unbroken: Path to Redemption
Vera, Set 8

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Fiction Titles December 2018

Laura Childs – Eggs on Ice
Robin Cook – Pandemic
W.E.B. Griffin – The Enemy of My Enemy
Val McDermid – Broken Ground
Nora Roberts – Of Blood and Bone
Diane Setterfield – Once Upon a River
Marcia Willett – The Songbird
Stuart Woods – A Delicate Touch

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