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Money Smart Week

Money Smart Week 2021 will take place April 10-17. Created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002, Money Smart Week is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better their personal finances. This year, the programming will focus on supporting the needs of low to moderate income households - those most affected by Covid-19. Each day’s virtual presentation will focus on a d...

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May Large Print Titles

Fiction
Stacey Abrams – While Justice Sleeps
Jeffrey Archer – Turn a Blind Eye
Chris Bohjalian – Hour of the Witch
Dale Brown – Arctic Storm Rising
Harlan Coben – Win 
Clive Cussler – The Saboteurs
Jeffery Deaver – The Final Twist
Tatiana DeRosnay – Flowers of Darkness
Janet Evanovich - The Bounty
Elin Hilderbrand – Reun...

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International Children's Book Day

International Children’s Book Day is celebrated on or around April 2nd each year, which happens to be the birthday of famed author Hans Christen Andersen. This day of celebration is held to celebrate the love of reading and to call attention to Children’s Books. Each year, a different international section of the International Board on Books For Young People (IBBY) picks the theme to celebrate ...

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Large Print Titles April 2021

Fiction
Jeffrey Archer – Hidden in Plain Sight
David Baldacci – A Gambling Man
Jude Deveraux – Meant to Be
Kathleen Fuller – A Double Dose of Love
Elizabeth Green – Confessions of a Curious Bookseller
Robin Lee Hatcher – How Sweet It Is
Greer Macallister – The Arctic Fury
Brenda Novak – The Bookstore on the Beach
Tracie Peterson – E...

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New Fiction for April

Rhys Bowen – The Venice Sketchbook
Elzbieta Cherezinska – The Widow Queen
Colleen Coble -- Three Missing Days
Eric Jerome Dickey -- The Son of Mr. Suleman
Alena Dillon -- The Happiest Girl in the World
Robert Dugoni – In Her Tracks
Dee Ernst – Maggie Finds Her Muse
Patry Francis -- All the Children Are Home
Mariah Fredericks -- Death of a ...

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National Library Week 2021

     First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week (NLW) is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association and celebrated by libraries of all types across the country each April.   This year, NLW will be held April 4 through April 10 and the theme is "Welcome to Your Library."  The Adams County Library System’s mission is to open gateways for explo...

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Support and Skill Development for Job Seekers and Students

Adams County Library System is proud to partner with Brainfuse to provide library cardholders with a plethora of resources for job-seekers and students at no cost to the user. Brainfuse JobNow services include (but are not limited to): professional resume writing, live job coaching, interview practice & preparation, tutoring for specific subjects & standardized tests (e.g. GED, AP, PSAT...

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Friends of the Library: Upcoming Book Sales

It's that time of the year to say goodbye to cold weather and snow!  Now, we can eagerly anticipate the beauty of spring and summer.  The Friends of the Gettysburg Library have been awaiting the warm weather and working diligently over the past few months in preparation for upcoming popular book sale events.  The mission of the Friends, a non-profit organization, is to raise mone...

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March DVDs on Order

American Skin
Baby Done
Barb and Star go to Vista Del Mar
Brothers by Blood
Caged
Days of the Bagnold Summer
Des
Don’t Tell a Soul
Jekyll and Hyde
Kingdom Men
Love Sarah
Money Plane
Monster Hunter
News of the World
One Last Prayer
Our Friend
Reunion
Scare Me
The South We...

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What's New at the Library

Even though it seems like spring can’t get here soon enough, good books from the library are always in season. Here are some highlights of new books coming to our adult fiction collection. From suspenseful thrillers to the coziest of mysteries, there’s bound to be something for everyone.
 “The Windsor Knot” by SJ Bennett is the first book of a new mystery series in which Queen Eliza...

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SMS Messaging Hold Notifications

Did you know that you can receive notifications of arrived holds via text message?  If this is something that you're interested in, please click this link for instructions on how to set up text messaging.  

Some things to remember:

You must know your carrier in order to set this up.  Not all carriers participate. Text Messaging Rates Apply. Signing up...
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New Fiction for March

Andrea Camilleri -- The Cook of the Halcyon 
Laura Childs -- Haunted Hibiscus
Harlan Coben -- Win
Naima Coster -- What's Mine and Yours
Clive Cussler -- Fast Ice
Jude Deveraux -- Meant to Be
Stephanie Dray -- The Women of Chateau Lafayette
Patricia Engel -- Infinite Country
Janet Evanovich -- The Bounty
Christine Feehan -- Ligh...

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Library Winter Reading Challenge Wrap Up

This year’s Winter Reading Challenge for adults has drawn to a close, and judging by the final numbers and the record of books read, this has been another successful year. 

Some fun statistics about this year’s Winter Reading Challenge:

A total of eighty community members participated. Of those, thirty-eight completed the challenge, or just a little more than 
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Large Print Titles March 2021

Isabel Allende – The Soul of a Woman
C. J. Box – Dark Sky
Janelle Brown – Pretty Things
Clive Cussler – Fast Ice
Kristin Hannah – The Four Winds
James Patterson – The Red Book
Julia Quinn – The Duke and I: Bridgerton
Kate Quinn – The Rose Code
J. D. Robb – Faithless in Death
Lisa Scottoline – Eternal
Danielle Steel – The Affa...

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New Children's DVDs & New Children's Audiobooks

New Children's DVDs
Blaze and the Monster Machines: Axle City Grand Prix
Blue's Clues and You! Blue's Sing-Along Spectacular
Bluey - Season 1 - The First Half and The Second Half
Brightheart: Let Your Light Shine
The Casagrandes Season 1
Charlie's Colorform City: Meet Charlie!
Courting Mom and Dad
The Croods: A New Age
Daniel Tiger'...

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