The Hagerstown-Jefferson Township Public Library's Hagerstown Library branch is the fourth best public library in the country, according to rankings in American Libraries Magazine. Hagerstown Library was so honored because of their large collections, well-appointed facilities, abundant electronic access, and holiday events.; A new law will decrease the amount of time that it takes for checks to clear. The Check Clearing Act mandates that electronic images of checks be exchanged between banks, rather than waiting for the physical checks to arrive.; Weather.