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All Libraries Closed April 9 for Staff In-Service

All Adams County Public Library locations will be closed on Tuesday, April 9 for a staff in-service day. Thank you for your patience. Any items due April 9 will be treated as due on April 10. Even when we are closed, you can return any item in our book drop, or use free WiFi at each library location. Normal hours will resume on April 10.

Many Activities to Enjoy at Your Library

The Adams County Public Library offers free community activities, classes, and events for people of all ages and interests. Plan to join us for one of these free events, coming up during the next two weeks.

Herb Workshop     

Herb Workshop
April 10, 5 pm
Manchester Library

 

Cake Decorating for Beginners

Learn Cake Decorating
April 10, 5 pm
     Peebles Library

 Art Class for Teens 

Teen Art Class
April 4, 10:30 am
West Union Library

  

 Computer Classes 

Computer Classes
April 8 & 10, 5:30-8:30 pm
West Union Library

 

April 3, 10:30 am – Tot’s Time with Sherry at the Peebles Library
             10:30 am – Family Nutrition Program at the Peebles Library. Marsha McCormick discusses how you can add calcium-rich foods to your diet, to support complete nutrition. Sample recipes, receive door prizes in this free event.

April 4, 10:30 am – Story Time with Tara at the West Union Library
             10:30 am – Teen Art Class with Donelle at the West Union Library

 

April 8, 10:30 am – Story Time with Adam at the Manchester Library
              5:30 pm – Computer Class Part I at the West Union Library
. A comprehensive, beginner’s introduction to using computers and searching the  Internet in two parts. Call 937-544-2591 to register.

April 9, Closed – All Adams County Public Libraries will be closed for a staff in-service day. All items due on April 9 will be treated as due on April 10.

April 10, 10:30 am – Tot’s Time with Sherry at the Peebles Public Library
                5:00 pm – Beginning Cake Decorating at the Peebles Library
. Call in advance to register for this free, hands-on class. Learn cake planning and decorating techniques, and practice on your own mini-creation.
                5:00 pm – Herb Workshop at the Manchester Library. Learn everything you need to know to prepare for herb planting this spring, including planting techniques for the most popular herbs, strategies for harvesting and preserving, taste samples, and more.
                5:30 pm – Computer Class Part II at the West Union Library. A comprehensive, beginner’s introduction to using computers and searching the  Internet in two parts. Call 937-544-2591 to register.

CLOSED - All Libraries

All Adams County Public Library locations will be closed all day Tuesday, April 9, for a staff in-service day. Any items due on April 9 will be treated as due on April 10.

Date: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 (All day)

Manchester - Herb Workshop

Herb Workshop at the Manchester Library, with Cindy Cates

Date: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Peebles - Learn Cake Decorating

Learn Cake Decorating for Beginners at the Peebles Public Library. On April 10, at 5:00 pm, we'll learn the best techniques for creating a beautiful decorated cake, selecting icing, and matching your ingredients and techniques to your desired result. Plan to dive in hands-on, and practice decorating techniques on your own mini cake.

Date: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Manchester - Family Nutrition Program

Choose Low-Fat Milk
Join us for the next family nutrition program as we focus on the benefits of low-fat milk.
 

Date: Monday, April 29, 2013
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Place: The Manchester Public Library
 

Date: 
Monday, April 29, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Peebles - Family Nutrition Program

Choose Low-Fat Milk
Join us for the next family nutrition program as we focus on the benefits of low-fat milk.
 

Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Place: Peebles Public Library
 

Date: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Browse Newest Library Books Online

The Adams County Public Library offers you access to new and recently published books, and we add new titles every week. Stay informed about our newest items by browsing the New Books page.

Browse the library's newest titles in fiction, biography, book on CD, teen fiction, and much more. Click on a book cover to browse a summary of the book, and read a review. Follow a link to reserve that title in the Online Catalog, using your library card number and PIN.

Did you hear about a book this week on a radio or television program? Books on the Air offers a quick review of books mentioned in broadcast media during the past week - and lets you find them in the library catalog.

CANCELLED - Peebles - Save Time Cooking

Learn Time Saving Meal Preparation Tips at the Peebles Library on Monday, March 25 at 4:00 pm. Join Cynthia M. Brown, Executive Director of Hope Springs Institute and a 26-year culinary professional, to learn how you can save time preparing healthy meals for yourself and your family. We'll demonstrate techniques, and taste samples.

Date: 
Monday, March 25, 2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Peebles - Healthy Snacks

Learn about Healthy Snacks at the Peebles Library on March 21, at 10:30 am! Join Cynthia Brown, Executive Director of Hope Springs Instititue and a 26-year culinary professional, for an informative hour learning recipes for quick, healthy snacks. Taste samples, and take home recipes to try with your family and friends!

Date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
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