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Internet Use Policy

May 2, 2022

The public libraries of Lancaster County strive to meet the cultural, informational and educational needs of the communities we serve. The Library System of Lancaster County (LSLC) is a consortia of libraries made up of independent public libraries in Lancaster County, their branches, a bookmobile and administrative offices. This policy serves all entities, employees and…

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Feature : Graphic Novels

May 1, 2022

Why read graphic novels? These books improve literacy skills and encourage kids to dive into books for fun — the perfect recipe for a love of reading. Graphic novels will improve your child’s reading skills like any other book would, and they are fantastic choices for reading outside of class. Graphic novels are full of text….

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Feature : Random Reads

April 1, 2022

Do you tend to stick to the same author or genre? Step outside your comfort zone and read something new! One book has been selected by author’s last name from each letter of the alphabet for both “Adult Fiction” and “Children’s Everybody” books. Try checking out the book that correlates to the first letter of…

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Spring Thru Cocalico 2022

March 17, 2022

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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Feature : The Best of 2012

March 1, 2022

Ten years ago was 2012. During this year, the spacecraft Curiosity landed on Mars, the film “Marvel’s The Avengers” was released and became one of the highest-grossing films, and Carly Rae Jepsen debuted with her song “Call Me Maybe.” Additionally, these following books became the most read and highest voted of the year! Take a…

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Feature: Indie Films

February 1, 2022

Do you enjoy the genre of independent films? Here are some indie films and cult classics to watch that are in the Adamstown Area Library’s collection! Click on the image to request the item. An indie film is any feature-length or short film that is made without a major studio or big production company attached….

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Children’s & Young Adult Book Award Winners

January 26, 2022

If you’re looking for the best children’s or young adult books, the American Library Association announced the winners of the 2022 Youth Media Awards this week! Here are some of this year’s award-winning books, including those that won the prestigious Newbery and Caldecott Medals. See the full list including all of the Honor Books and…

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Feature : Youth Offerings

January 1, 2022

Wondering where to find books for your child? Every child has different reading levels and interests, but these sections are a good place to start. Aubrey, Circulation Assistant, features her favorite books from the various sections. Click the book cover to place a hold on your favorites! Birth-2 : Board Books (BB) Time for Bed…

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Hallmark Holiday Movies

December 1, 2021

Celebrate the season with Hallmark movies! Get your eggnog, cookies, and hot chocolate ready for a marathon of holiday movies. These are only some of our available Christmas movies, so come in and check them all out!  Click on the image to request the item.

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Feature: Astronomy and Physics in the Adamstown Area Library Collection

November 1, 2021

Aubrey, Circulation Assistant, is showing off Adamstown Area Library’s collection on astronomy, physics, and astrophysics in all formats and for all ages! Why study physics? To understand how things work! Why study astronomy? To understand where we came from, where we are going, and how physics works under non-Earth conditions. Check out one of our…

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