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January Large Print On Order

Fiction
The Reading List by Sara Nisha Adams
Find Me by Alafair Burke
Tom Clancy Chain of Command by Marc Cameron
Better Off Dead by Lee Child
Hooked on You by Kathleen Fuller
Raft of Stars by Andrew J Graff
Seasonal Work by Laura Lippman
Waiting on Love by Tracie Peterson
Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney
Let th...

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January DVDs On Order

Billions Season 5
The Card Counter
Castle Falls
Cobra Kai Season 3
Copshop
Dangerous
Dear Evan Hansen
Dramarama
The Dry
Dune
Fisherman’s Friends
The French Dispatch
Funny Thing About Love
Halloween Kills
Hard Luck Love Song
The Hating Game
Heart of Champions
The Last Duel
...

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Readers on Ice: Winter Reading Challenge at the Library

Looking for something fun to do this winter? In addition to the many, many activities taking place at each Adams County Library location, both in person and virtually, the Adams County Library System will host its annual Winter Reading Challenge. And new this year, the challenge is open to all ages!


Titled Readers on Ice, this year’s Winter Reading Challenge encourages readers...

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2021 in Review

In 2021, the Adams County Library System has come quite a long way into creating a new normal for our 21st century library!  We started the year open for business, but with all virtual programs.  While we are still offering some online programming, as of September, the libraries have all reintroduced some in-person programming with masks required.  We are so happy to invite every...

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Holiday Reads and DVDs

Even though there’s no snow on the ground yet, it’s the Holiday Season, and what better time to sit back with a cup of cocoa and a good book?  If you’re looking for a happy ending romance with a holiday twist, or a mystery that just happens to take place during the season, the Library System has you covered.  All of our branches have Holiday Books to fill your needs.  Don’t see w...

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New DVDs at the library

Stuck inside on a cold December day with nothing to do?  Check out our DVD collections at any of the six branches of the Adams County Library System.  We have many new releases, classics, TV shows, and non-fiction documentaries to choose from. The best part is that they are free to borrow with your library card!
    December is the month for Hallmark Christmas mo...

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Research Your Family at the Library

     Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and quarantine, many of us have gone through our attics and basements to purge unwanted items; these items range from your dad’s old comics, a television, and great-grandma’s moth-eaten dresses, to a safe where you discovered dozens and dozens of pictures of your relatives. These pictures contained names of your relatives, but you aren’t sure who...

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Is reading a Daily part of your routine?

It’s the holiday season! “Happy Holiday” from “The Andy Williams Christmas Album” is playing in the back of my mind while I write this article. Late this month, the Salvation Army’s bells will be ringing and Thanksgiving will be a distant memory when we turn our calendar pages to December 1st.   The hustle and bustle of planning family get-togethers, preparing holiday meals, decorating, sh...

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New Fiction for December

Brian Andrews – W.E.B. Griffin Rogue Asset
Ted Bell – Sea Hawke
Alice Blanchard – The Witching Tree
Jane K. Cleland – Jane Austen’s Lost Letters
Bernard Cornwell – Sharpe’s Assassin
Shea Ernshaw – A History of Wild Places
Lyndsay Faye – Observations by Gaslight
Christopher Fowler – Bryant & May: London Bridge is Falling Down
Victoria G...

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December 2021 Large Print on Order

Fiction
Hidden Treasures by Michelle Adams
The Stranger in the Lifeboat by Mitch Albom
Off the Wild Coast of Brittany by Juliet Blackwell
The Robin’s Greeting by Wanda Brunsetter
The Postmistress of Paris by Meg Waite Clayton
The Nameless Ones by John Connolly
Razorblade Tears by S.A. Cosby
Then She Vanishes by Claire Douglas
The Na...

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Mango and More

I’ve always been interested in learning a new language.  In high school I took 4 years of Spanish, and looking back now, I do regret that I didn’t stick with it.  That’s why I’m very happy that the Adams County Library System subscribes to Mango Language. From the comfort of my home, I have access to more than 70 world languages that I can learn just by using my library card number fo...

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November DVDs on Order

Baptiste Season 2
Call the Midwife Season Ten
Creepshow Seasons 1 & 2
Cry Macho
Death in Paradise Season 10
The Drowning
The Eight Hundred
Electric Jesus
Four Good Days
A Gift From Bob
The Girl Who Believes in Miracles
God’s Not Dead: We The People
Holler
My Life is Murder Series 2
Queen of the...

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What's New at the Library

     ‘Tis the season for new books. There are so many new books coming out this fall that even the speediest of readers might not be able to keep up. Here are some highlights from the library’s adult fiction collection.
     One of our most popular categories is mystery and suspense. “Mercy” by David Baldacci is the next thriller in his series featuring FBI ...

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Kids POWER Library

Access to knowledge is in your hands when you use the POWER library.  Just by using your library card, you have access to online resources for a variety of topics.  Learning is just a click away when you use this free resource. Kids POWER Library offers databases and online resources for children of all ages.  The best way to start is by going to the Adams County Library website....

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November Large Print On Order

Fiction
Over My Dead Body by Jeffrey Archer
The Husbands by Chandler Baker
Claws for Alarm by Rita Mae Brown
Better Off Dead by Lee Child
State of Terror by Louise Penny and Hillary Rodham Clinton
The Dark Hours by Michael Connelly
Autopsy by Patricia Cornwell
Clive Cussler’s the Devil Sea by Dirk Cussler
The Last Thing He Told Me b...

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