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Thank you, volunteers!

Thank you to our volunteers!

As we celebrate National Volunteer Week, we would like to take the time to recognize and thank the many volunteers throughout the library system who, every day, work alongside the library staff to support our purpose of connecting people to opportunities that enrich their lives.  

Our volunteers do things such as preparing new books for...

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April DVDs on Order

The Beta Test

Blacklight

BMF season 1

Chesapeake Shores season 5

The Cursed

Cyrano

Dating & New York

Desperate Riders

Dog

T...

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Magazine Love

Magazine Love!

When I was young, I loved reading magazines. I started off, as a lot of young ones do, with Highlights. I loved reading the stories and doing the puzzles every month. As I grew older my tastes matured, and I moved onto more sophisticated magazines, like Tiger Beat and Bop!, where I loved perusing all the photos of the cute celebrity boys of the time, tearing out the pages, and...

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April Fiction On Order

Ellery Adams -- The Vanishing Type
Sarah Adams – The Cheat Sheet
Samantha Allen – Pay Dirt Road
David Baldacci -- Dream Town
The Caretakers – Amanda Bestor-Siegal
Atomic Anna – Rachel Barenbaum
Sarah Bird – Last Dance on the Starlight Pier
Lisa Bird-Wilson – Probably Ruby
Allison Brennan -- The Wrong Victim
Davis Bunn -- Emerald Tid...

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April Nonfiction On Order

A Brief History of Equality by Thomas Piketty
Eat Your Heart Out: All-Fun, No-Fuss Food to Celebrate Eating Clean by Daphne Oz
Everything Left to Remember: My Mother, Our Memories, and a Journey Through the Rocky Mountains by Steph Jagger
Fight Like Hell: The Untold History of American Labor by Kim Kelly
Finding Me: A Memoir by Viola Davis
Incomparable Grace: ...

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April Large Print On Order

Fiction
Dream Town by David Baldacci
Shadows Reel by C.J. Box
The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks
City of the Dead by Jonathan Kellerman
Death of the Black Widow by James Patterson
The Investigator by John Sandford
Beautiful by Danielle Steel
High Stakes by Danielle Steel
French Braid by Anne Tyler

Nonfiction
Bitte...

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March DVDs On Order

The 355
American Siege
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 8
Chucky: The Complete First Season
C’mon C’mon    
Coming 2 America
Death on the Nile
Dr. Death
Drunk Bus
Falling For Figaro
Give or Take
Handmaid’s Tale Season 4
Highway to Heaven
Jockey
Last Looks
Mario Puzo’s The Godfather C...

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March Nonfiction On Order

The Anatomy of Anxiety: Understanding and Overcoming the Body’s Fear Response by Ellen Vora
The Anxiety Healer’s Guide: Coping Strategies and Mindfulness Techniques to Calm the Mind and Body by Alison Seponara
Homecoming: Overcome Fear and Trauma to Reclaim Your Whole Authentic Self by Thelma Bryant
You, Happier: the 7 Neuroscience Secrets of Feeling Good Based on Your Brai...

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March Fiction On Order

All the Queen's Men – SJ Bennett
Wild Irish Rose – Rhys Bowen
Shadows Reel – C.J. Box 
The Sugarcreek Surprise – Wanda Brunstetter
Beacon of Light – Linda Byler
Looking for Leroy – Melody Carlson 
The Match – Harlan Coben 
Welcome to the School by the Sea – Jenny Colgan
A Relative Murder – Jude Deveraux
The Recovery A...

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February DVDs on Order

After We Fell
All Creatures Great and Small Season 2
American Underdog
Apex
Around the World in 80 Days
Doctor Who The Complete Thirteenth Series
Doctor Who: The Web of Fear
Eternals
Ghostbusters: Afterlife
The Great Season one
House of Gucci
A Journal for Jordan
King Richard
The King’s Man
Manhunt...

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March Large Print On Order

Fiction
The Match by Harlan Coben
The Christie Affair by Nina de Gramont
Caramel Pecan Roll Murder by Joanne Fluke
The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley
Booth by Karen Joy Fowler
Threads of Hope: Plain Patterns by Leslie Gould
What the Fireflies Knew by Kai Harris
Angels of the Pacific by Elise Hooper
Killer View by Roy Johansen
...

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February Fiction On Order

M.C. Beaton -- Death of a Green-Eyed Monster
Jillian Canton -- Beautiful Little Fools
Lan Samantha Change -- The Family Chao
Barbara Chase-Riboud -- The Great Mrs. Elias
Amy Clipston -- Foundation of Love
Elle Cosimano -- Finlay Donovan Knocks 'em Dead
Cleo Coyle -- Honey Roasted
Janet Dailey -- Calder Grit
Robert Dugoni -- The Silent Sist...

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Free Music with Freegal Music 

As the library’s Finance Director, watching the bottom line is a reflexive action. Not just at work, but at home, as well. Kid in college, expensive hobbies as a mountain biking family, the rising cost of… everything. Spending unnecessary money agitates me. 

I’m an old dude. I struck out on my own before young people had so many opportunities to spend money: internet, cell p...

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New Year’s Resolutions at the Adams County Library System

Again, this year I have been tasked with writing the first Adams County Library System Gettysburg Times article of the year…. I believe this makes for at least 3 years running…. Past New Year’s library articles that I have wrote about included the “5 Best Kept Secrets of the Adams County Library System” and last year’s informational piece on “You Got A New Device for Christmas, Now What?” Havin...

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January Fiction On Order

Isabel Allende -- Violeta 
Ace Atkins -- Robert B. Parker's Bye Bye Baby 
Marie Benedict -- Her Hidden Genius 
Alafair Burke -- Find Me
Diane Chamberlain -- The Last House on the Street
Colleen Coble -- A Stranger's Game
Charles Cumming -- Box 88
Lizzie Damilola Blackburn -- Yinka, Where Is Your Huzband?
Patricia Davids -- T...

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