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Whatever information you’re looking for, you can find it with the help of the Adams County Library System.

At the heart of all six branch locations are our librarians, who are here to help you connect with the information you need, in the format you want, such as:

As your library's materials have moved from card catalogs to online databases, from print to microfilm to digital publications, its community role has shifted, too. 

The library that once served as an oasis of information is now here to help you navigate today’s deep, shifting sea of available resources.

While our mission will always include providing information, we are now expanding to provide access to new technologies, space for creation and collaboration, and enhanced programs for learning and exploration. 

It's been nearly 70 years since Adams County’s first public library opened. Although the way we access and use information has completely transformed during that time, our mission remains the same: to provide residents with materials and information services for learning, enrichment and pleasure.

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The library system relies on volunteers like you to continue supporting lifelong learning in Adams County. All we ask is a willing hand and a friendly smile.

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Need more information? Fill out this form with your questions or comments, and one of our librarians will be happy to respond.

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Our six branches offer access to library services throughout Adams County in Gettysburg, East Berlin, Fairfield, Harbaugh-Thomas, Littlestown, and New Oxford.

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