We are halfway through 2021, time for an update! After a very challenging 2020, the Adams County Library System has reopened for most services. The libraries reopened for browsing, computer use and tech help at the beginning of September 2020. I continue to appreciate the ACLS staff who have taken on the change in our lives and have adapted to a new way of providing service. &...
What’s hot to the touch, sizzling even, but doesn’t smell like the hamburgers and hotdogs on the grill that’s so permeates the air this time of year? Ebooks and Eaudiobooks from the library of course! Even before the shutdown of the library due to the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020, Ebooks and Eaudiobooks have been one of our greatest expanding mediums for the library in terms of collection bu...
Jennifer Chiaverini – The Women’s March
Elena Ferrante – The Lying Life of Adults
Joanne Fluke – Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Murder
Brian Freeman – Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Treachery
Hazel Gaynor – Three Words for Goodbye
Ernest Hemingway – The Hemingway Stories
Rachel Joyce – Miss Benson’s Beetle
Lisa Kleypas – Devil in Disguise
Here are some highlights of new books coming to our adult fiction collection. From mystery and suspense to inspirational and romance, there’s something for everyone to read this summer.
“Reserved for Murder” by Victoria Gilbert is the latest in the “Book Lover's B&B” mystery series. A romance author’s biggest fan is found dead after a boo...
A quote from this year’s Adams County Reads One Book selection: “Be we must tell our stories, and not be ensnared by them.”
Says The Boston Globe of this year’s Adams County Reads One Book: “An electrifying, inventive novel…A haunting adventure story told through the tough lens of history…a quintessentially American story of self-creation, doubt, and elevation.”
The Los Angeles Ti...
“Tails & Tales” is this year’s SummerQuest theme, and it isn’t just for kids. This year, the library system has a variety of virtual summer events for Adults to enjoy.
First is our summer challenge for adults – to read five books between June 1 and August 7, and logging the information in our online program, Beanstack (the link is found on the library’s website, www.adamslibrar...
What is SummerQuest you ask? SummerQuest is library events, take & Makes, Digital Story Times, Go Adams and many other fun things that will keep children of all ages reading over the summer.
Why do we want children reading over the summer? We need to prevent the Summer Slide, which is a concept that has been researched since ...
Zaina Arafat – You Exist Too Much
Lynn Austin – Chasing Shadows
Marie Benedict – The Personal Librarian
Wanda Brunstetter – The Return to the Big Valley
Jenny Colgan – Sunrise by the Sea
Marianne Cronin -- The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot
Matt Dunn – Pug Actually
Laurie Frankel – One Two Three
Rivka Galchen -- Everyone Knows Your ...
The Friends of the Library are in urgent need of a second iPad for our Book Sales.
If you plan to upgrade your 2016-or-newer iPad this Spring, please consider donating it to the Friends. Adding the Square device allows us to make more credit card sales and give more proceeds to the Library! We can help you wipe your personal data first. Please contact Elizabeth at email@example.com...
Did you know? Adams County Library System is governed by a Board of Trustees. The Board manages the property and business affairs and supports the mission and purpose of the Library system. The Board holds a meeting each month with the annual organizational meeting being held each April.
On Thursday, April 22nd the Board met via Zoom to reflect on the previous twelve months (May 20...
NEW CHILDREN'S DVDs
4 Family Favorites: The Greatest Adventure Stories from the Bible
Against the Wild Double Feature
Alpha and Omega 2
Animal Dance Party
Best of Warner Bros. 50 Cartoon Collection: Scooby-Doo
Canticos - Season 1
Care Bears 4-Feature Set
Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation
Darby O’Gill & the Little People
NEW CHILDREN’S DVDs
44 Cats: Meet the Cats
The Adventures of Thomas and Felix
Blaze and the Monster Machines: Blaze of Glory AND High-Speed Adventures
Bonksters Gross Science: Burps and Other Gross Noises AND Fantastic Farts
The Croods: A New Age
Jurassic Genius: Great Big Sharks
Pup School: Arctic Adventure
Pup School: Bird Watching
During this extraordinary year we have all experienced; and at times, have not taken notice of the many wonderful events happening around us. As president of the Friends of the Littlestown Library, I would like to share one of those events with you. This year our town celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Littlestown Library located at 232 North Queen Street. A library of which we ...
Stacey Abrams – While Justice Sleeps
Mary Kay Andrews – The Newcomer
Nancy Atherton -- Aunt Dimity and the Enchanted Cottage
Lincoln Barclay -- Find You First
Chris Bohjalian -- Hour of the Witch
Ginger Bolton -- Beyond a Reasonable Donut
Ben Bova – Power Challenges
Dale Brown -- Arctic Storm Rising
Chanel Cleeton -- The Most Beautiful Gir...