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National Library Week

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 of libraries.

Libraries are welcoming spaces that bring communities together for entertainment, education, and connection through book clubs, storytimes, movie nights, crafting classes, lectures, and more. Adamstown Area Library offers a wide array of programs, classes and resources, as well as a Library of Things that includes children’s costume kits, baking kits, museum passes, musical instruments, and yard games.

And libraries play a critical role in the economic vitality of communities by providing internet and technology access, literacy skills, and support for job seekers and local businesses. Adamstown Area Library supports the communities of Adamstown, Denver, Brecknock, East & West Cocalico townships with services such as job fairs, resume assistance, and technology training.

If you haven’t checked out Adamstown Area Library lately, you’re missing the full story. Stop by for a visit to celebrate with us during National Library Week, April 23-29. Follow on Facebook @adamstownarealibrary and the hashtag #National Library Week to join the online celebration.

Here are a few of the things Adamstown Area Library offers:

Costume kits

Musical instruments

Yard games

Museum passes

Events and Programs for Adults

Children’s Storytimes and Events

Local history collection

Online access to magazines and newspapers

Online homework help

Job search assistance (online and in-person)

Technology assistance (by appointment and on the first Wednesday of each month)

Summer reading programs

A brand-new 3D printer, Coming soon!

First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association and libraries of all types across the country each April.

Spring Thru Cocalico 2023

Scavenger Hunt Game Card

Frequently Asked Questions

Participating Businesses


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 you like and then come back to the library for a fun prize! 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why are you offering a scavenger hunt?  The Adamstown Area Library and Cocalico Cares wanted to be able to provide a fun Spring experience for our youngest community members.
  • Is the scavenger hunt free?  Yes!  The scavenger hunt is free and open to anyone.
  • Do I need to finish the scavenger hunt in one day?  No!  The Spring symbols will be located in participating business windows starting Monday, April 3rd and ending on Wednesday, May 31st at 8:00.  You are welcome to take a few days to find as many images as you like.
  • Do I need to find each of the images to receive my goody bag from the library?  No!  You do not need to find all the listed Spring symbols in order to claim your goody bag from the library.
  • Do I need to go inside the businesses to find the Spring symbols?  You are welcome to shop at the participating businesses, but the Spring symbols will be located on each business window.
  • When can I claim my goody bag?  Library staff will be on hand to distribute goody bags during library hours (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:30-8, Friday 9:30-5, Saturday 9:30-2).
  • If I play every day, can I get a goody bag each day?  No, so that we have enough goody bags for all the children participating, we will be handing out one goody bag per child while supplies last.  Children must also be present to receive a goody bag.
  • How do I enter the photo raffles?  You can enter to win a raffle prize by uploading a picture of yourself playing the scavenger hunt to the Cocalico Cares Facebook page by June 1st.

Participating Businesses

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Adamstown Area Library – 110 W Main St, Adamstown | 484-4200 

Black Diamond Financial Group – 6 Jason Ave, Denver | 610-370-7855

The Cocalico Cat & Gingham Dog – 226 Main St, Denver | 336-8387

Countyline Mechanical – 80 W Main St, Reinholds | 216-0846

DelVal Golden Retriever Rescue – 60 Vera Cruz Rd, Reinholds | 484-4799

Denver Supply Hardware – 25 Main St, Denver | 336-2151

Dogwood Farm Market – 1124 Dogwood Dr, Reinholds | 336-1661

The House Mouse – 1 E Main St, Adamstown

The House on Willow – 40 Willow St, Adamstown | 484-5151

Little Cocalico – 20 N Ridge Rd, Reinholds | 327-9263

Refreshing Mountain Retreat – 455 Camp Rd, Stevens | 738-1490 (on door of Activities Pavillion)

Welcome Home Thrift & More – 2800 N Reading Rd Unit 430, Adamstown | 336-4104

Willow Creek Grocery, Denver – 240 Main St Suite C, Denver | 335-1665

Willow Creek Grocery, Reinholds – 30 Willow St, Reinholds | 484-1100

Tru by Hilton, Denver – 400 N Reamstown Rd, Denver | 336-5254