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2022 News

Pajama Storytime Around the Campfire

October 6, 2022

The Gettysburg Foundation is pleased to co-sponsor an Adams County Library event at Children of Gettysburg 1863. Families are invited to bring their children to enjoy a relaxing story time in their pajamas around the campfire on the lawn at the new children’s history museum. Pajama Storytime Around the Campfire at Children of Gettysburg 1863 is offered on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, from 6:30 until 7 p.m.

Stories will be read and campfire songs will be sung at these outdoor events. Siblings and stuffed animals are welcome to attend. Storytime is for all ages, and books will be geared for children in grades K-1.

In the event of inclement weather, storytime will be held inside. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information about programs offered by the Adams County Library, visit

Located at 451 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, the children's history museum is open prior to the events. Tickets are free for children/youth (ages 0-12) with a ticketed adult (ages 13 and older). For tickets to Children of Gettysburg 1863, call 717-334-2436 or visit