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Cozy Winter Reads

January 24, 2024

Winter is the perfect time to snuggle up with a good book and a warm blanket. There’s nothing better than escaping into another world on a cold winter day. Whether you’re in the mood for a classic novel, cozy mystery, heartwarming story, or lighthearted fantasy, there’s something out there for everyone. In this blog post,…

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Dragon Award Nominees

August 23, 2023

Here are some of this year’s Dragon Award nominees. The Dragon Awards are given to books, shows, comics, movies, and games that fans adore. These awards focus on media that, like a dragon, their inner fire rises above the others, and once released, inspires respect from all who witness its fortitude. Check out some of…

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Books about Kindness

July 1, 2023

Our Summer Reading theme this year is “All Together Now!” Here are a few highly recommended children’s books that promote kindness. These books explore themes of empathy, compassion, friendship, and the importance of treating others with kindness. You can also see books about kindness and acceptance on display in front of the circulation desk at…

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Summer Getaways

June 20, 2023

Ahh, summer.  Whether you’re taking a vacation or staying put this summer, these books will satisfy your wanderlust.  Just click the book covers to place a hold! ITALY – One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle When Katy’s mother dies, she is left reeling. Carol wasn’t just Katy’s mom, but her best friend and first phone…

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Pride Month

June 2, 2023

June is Pride Month and Rainbow Book Month™ Pride month is a celebration of the LGBTQ+ community that takes place in June of each year. It originated from the Stonewall riots in New York City in 1969, when LGBTQ+ activists, many of them people of color, stood up against police raids and harassment of the…

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AAPI Heritage Month

May 1, 2023

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in the United States. This is a month dedicated to honoring and uplifting AAPI individuals and their cultures. No matter what you prefer to read, there’s an AAPI author out there who has written something you’re sure to connect with….

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National Library Week

April 23, 2023

Adamstown Area Library encourages everyone in our community to visit the library during National Library Week, April 23-29, to explore all we have to offer. Most people know about the wealth of stories available at the library, from picture books and large print to audiobooks and eBooks. But there’s so much more to the story…

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Spring Thru Cocalico 2023

April 5, 2023

Scavenger Hunt Game Card Frequently Asked Questions Participating Businesses SCAVENGER HUNT GAME CARD Download Your Spring Thru Cocalico Scavenger Hunt Card Here DIRECTIONS:  Images are located in the window of each participating business listed below.  Once found, indicate the letter associated with the symbol in the box provided.  Find as many or as few as…

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Trans Day of Visibility

March 31, 2023

March 31 is International Transgender Day of Visibility. #tdov Trans Day of Visibility is set aside to celebrate the accomplishments of trans and non-binary people and raise awareness of the discrimination that people face. Trans and non-binary people are a part of our local community. According to a Pew Research Center survey, 42% of adults…

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Feature: Cookbooks

March 3, 2023

March is National Nutrition Month. It’s a great time to try a new healthy recipe! The library has a large selection of cookbooks for a variety of dietary needs and food preferences. Here are a few of our newest and most popular. Not every recipes is healthy, though. You can learn more about National Nutrition…

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