North Adams Library Now Open on Moores Road
The North Adams Public Library is open in its new, permanent home at 2469 Moores Road in Seaman, next to the North Adams High School. The Adams County Public Library board, staff, and the local community gathered on September 29 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and dedication for the new building. Thank you to the Friends of the North Adams Library, and to all the many groups and individuals who contributed time and effort to make this dedication such a successful event.
Stop by and visit the North Adams Library during regular library hours, Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. The library stays open until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday. Browse one of the thousands of new books, audio books, movies, and children's items, use the Internet on a library computer, borrow a library laptop to use in a study area in the building, or connect to our free 24/7 wireless Internet. Need to copy or send a document? Use our scanning station to make copies, send faxes, or scan documents to your USB drive or email account. Check out our dedicated teen area, where kids can read, study, or browse for new books.
To see photos of the new library, from the groundbreaking, through the construction process, and the dedication event, visit our online photo album or scan the QR code with your smartphone.
Meet our new Library Director, Nick Slone, during a public reception at the Peebles Library on Thursday, April 17 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Food for Fines is back, April 14 - 19, during National Library Week!
Lcoal author Bill Ryan will visit the Peebles Library on Saturday, April 5 at 2:00 pm, to share about his new book "The Little Donkey: A Palm Sunday / Easter Story for All Ages." Stop by to meet Bill Ryan, hear more about "The Little Donkey," and enjoy refreshments provided by the Peebles Magazine Club.
Stop in to the Manchester Library on February 19 to say hello - we're celebrating you! It's Patron Appreciation Day at the Manchester Library. Visit us on Wednesday, February 19 for punch and cookies, and write a note for our display about why the library is important to you.
The Friends of the West Union Library will hold a reception in honor of Ann Delia Lax on Saturday, November 16, at 2:00 pm in the West Union Public Library. Ann Delia Lax was an active, long time member of the West Union Friends of the Library, and served on the Board of Trustees of the Adams County Public Library. She has been missed by many in the library community since she passed away in November 2012. The Friends and community members will gather at the West Union Library to celebrate Ann Delia's many contributions to the library's history, and dedicate a memorial plaque in her honor.
Mark Cardosi of the Southeastern Ohio Legal Services, the legal aid office for Adams County, will be at the Peebles Library on Wednesday, November 20 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm, to explain Fair Housing Law. Stop by this free informational event to learn about landlord-tenant laws in Ohio, the Ohio eviction process, and ask questions.
The North Adams Public Library will be closed from Monday, September 16 through Saturday, September 21, as we move the library from the Seaman Community Building to our new facility at 2469 Moores Road in Seaman.