September has been an exciting time for the Adams County Library System Staff and our library users! After quite a long stretch, the Library resumes in-person programming, adding one more service to our new normal.
Although the Library System reopened for browsing, computer use, printing, copying, FAXing and other information services in Sept...
When you picture groups of kids attending a program at the library, do you imagine young children gathered around a librarian at storytime? Storytimes are popular and worthwhile and they are offered at each local branch. But the national Young Adult Library Services Association, YALSA, seeks to spread the word that libraries are here for teens as well! YALSA created TeenTobe...
Mary Jane by Jessica Anya Blau
God Rest Ye, Royal Gentlemen by Rhys Bowen
Viral by Robin Cook
Cul-De-Sac by Joy Fielding
Crossroads by Jonathan Franzen
Matrix by Lauren Groff
A Line to Kill by Anthony Horowitz
The Burning by Jonathan Kellerman
Hiding Her Amish Secret by Carrie Lighte
Robert B Parker’s Stone’s Throw by...
Gregory Benford -- Shadows of Eternity
Terry Brooks -- Child of Light
Rita Mae Brown -- Claws for Alarm
Patti Callahan -- Once Upon a Wardrobe
Lee Child -- Better Off Dead
Laura Childs -- Twisted Tea Christmas
John Connolly -- The Nameless Ones
Jen DeLuca -- Well Matched
Suzanne Woods Fisher -- A Season on the Wind
Nicci French -- T...
Let freedom read, my library ‘tis of thee, Sweet land of mystery, of thee I read.
The ideals of the original tune of “Let Freedom Ring” is the chance of freedom and that it should be spread across the nation, and worldwide. Freedom is the chance to obtain something without restriction. Just like going into the library, everyone should be able to enter a public library to obtain ...
Batwoman, season 1 & 2
The Blacklist: season eight
Boys From County Hell
Charming the Hearts of Men
Chronicle of a Serial Killer
A Dark Foe
F9: The Fast Saga
The Green Knight
In the Earth
Infinitum: Subject Unknown
The Adams County Library System has several homeschool events scheduled for this fall, these events will be held on Fridays at 1pm and be for homeschool children in Kindergarten thru 6th grade.
Homeschool events in September will kick off at the Trone Memorial library on September 10th. On this day Miss Sherry and Miss Barbara will welcome participants with some fun, g...
I hope you have had an opportunity to read this year’s Adams County Reads One Book, “The Water Dancer,” by Ta-Nehisi Coates. If not, there is still time! Stop by any Adams County Library location to pick up a copy of the book, or place a hold on a copy. This October, there will be plenty of opportunities, both in-person and virtually, to get involved with programs and discussions related to “Th...
As most area students have now returned to school, the Adams County Library System staff puts our Summer Quest hats away and have begun working on programming for the months of September, October, and November 2021. We are very excited to confirm that in-person programming is returning to the Adams County Library System starting September 1st in all of our branches. Our 3-month programming cale...
Fall is just around the corner, and here at the Adams County Library System we’ll be opening our doors for a return to in-person programming! For the safety of staff and community members, mask and social distance guidelines will be in place, so be sure to check with your local branch for current guidance. If you enjoy the flexibility of our virtual programs, good news! We still have several pr...
Albert, Susan Wittig -- Hemlock
Allen, Jayne -- Black Girls Must Die Exhausted
Aoki, Ryka -- Light from Uncommon Stars
Brett, Simon -- An Untidy Death
Butler, Robert Olen -- Late City
Cabot, Meg -- No Words
Cleeves, Ann -- The Heron's Cry
Córdova, Zoraida -- The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina
Deveraux, Jude -- An Impossible Promise
Beasts of No Nation
Blue Bloods, season 11
The Conjuring : The Devil Made Me Do It
Devils, season 1
A Discovery of Witches, season 2
Eli Roth’s History of Horror, season 2
A Father’s Legacy
Fear the Walking Dead, season 6
The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard
The House Next Door : Meet the Blacks 2
Are you beginning genealogy research? Check out the resources available through the Adams County Library System.
Available through our website, www.adamslibrary.org, all Adams County Library cardholders have access to HeritageQuest Online. HeritageQuest is a comprehensive online resource that has access to many primary source resources to get you started on your genealogical ...
My name is Robyn Woods and I am the new Youth Services Librarian at the Adams County Library System. I am at the library here in Gettysburg. I am from Long Island, NY. One of the reasons I became a librarian is because I love to learn new things. I learn new things at the library almost every day. Since I began working here I have also had the opportu...
A Bibliophile is a person who has a great appreciation for books, or collects books. National Book Lovers Day on August 9th is a day for them. It encourages readers to find a favorite reading spot, a good book and read the day away. Or, if you’re unable to spend the entire day reading, a few hours, or snatched minutes, spent with this relaxing pastime is be...