Embrace your inner bookworm.


The joy of reading isn't just for kids! You, too, can get lost in a classic mystery, shiver at the latest thriller or get swept off your feet in a light romance. Learn new skills, discover local history or conduct research for a pet project.

We have the info you want, in the format you need.

Whether you're looking for traditional books or ebooks, books on CD or downloadable files, the Adams County Library is here for you.

We offer a variety of programs, from author visits to movies.  Are you a local author who may want to present a program for us?  Click here to download our author request form.  


Join other readers in Adams County for lively, intellectual conversation based on our shared reading experience.


Meets from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm.

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Looking for additional tools to supplement our reference databases? Here are some additional resources.

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#GivingTuesday is Tuesday, November 28. Our Campaign is $1,000 (one thousand bucks) for $1,000 books, which supports the 1,000 books before Kindergarten program. Numerous studies estimate that as many as one in five children have difficulties learning to read. Reading has been associated as an early indicator of academic success. Public formal education does not typically start until ages 5-6. Before then, parents and caregivers are the first education providers during the 0-5 early critical years. The 1000 Books Before Kindergarten challenge is a simple (read a book, any book to your child, with the goal of reading 1,000 before kindergarten) and very manageable endeavor.

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