Plant Exchange at the West Union Library
Ready for spring gardening? We're holding a community Plant Exchange all during May at the West Union Library. Bring a potted, labeled plant with you, and choose another to take home.
Wednesday Gardening Giveaway
Visit the West Union Library any Wednesday in May for the chance to win a prize from our gardening display case! Randomly chosen visitors every Wednesday will have the chance to select a gardening-related item from our display case.
Herb Workshop with Cindy Cates
On Tuesday, May 14 at 5:00 pm, Cindy Cates will offer a workshop on Growing Your Own Herbs. We'll cover everything you need to know to get ready for planting herbs this spring. Cindy will discuss techniques for planting the most popular herbs, strategies for harvesting and preserving what you grow, and share samples of herbal sugars, oils, vinegars, dips, butters and other recipes.
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.
Creative Confections with Susan Zaph at the Peebles Library!
May 22, at 5:00 pm
Learn advanced cake decorating, and techniques to work with sugar icing during this event, led by professional cake decorator Susan Zaph. Please call 937-587-2085 to register in advance for this program.
All Adams County Public Libraries will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.
Join us at the West Union Library on Tuesday, May 14 at 5:00 pm for a program about Growing Your Own Herbs with Cindy Cates.
This weekend, stop by the North Adams Library and enter your name in a drawing to win books for every member of the family. We're giving away two sets of books, including "The Demigod Diaries" by Rick Riordan, "Arlo Needs Glasses" by Barney Saltzberg and "Confessions of a Murder Suspect" by James Patterson.
On May 21, from 6 - 8:00 pm, the Adams County Genealogical Society will hold a free Genealogy 101 Class at the Adams County Heritage Center in West Union. All ages are welcome to come learn how to trace their family roots. The class will discuss how to get started, organize findings, interview relatives, find records, record information, and how to avoid mistakes.
Join us as we Celebrate National Library Month at the Adams County Public Library.
All week, when you check out a book at the Peebles Library, enter your name in one of six drawings for new books, including adult and teen fiction, children's books, and cookbooks. We're offering books by popular authors including John Grisham, Jodi Picoult, Suzanne Collins, and Lemony Snicket, children's titles including "How Do Dinosaurs Laugh Out Loud," and two popular cookbooks. We'll draw the winning names on April 30.
This weekend, stop by the North Adams Library and enter your name in a drawing to win books for every member of the family. We're giving away two sets of books, including "The Demigod Diaries" by Rick Riordan, "Arlo Needs Glasses" by Barney Saltzberg and "Confessions of a Murder Suspect" by James Patterson. Set two includes "Beautiful Opps!" by Barney Saltzberg, "Let’s Go for a Drive" by Mo Williams and "Lincoln’s Last Days" by Bill O’Reilly. We'll draw the winning names on May 1.
Join us at the Manchester Public Library for Patron Appreciation Day, on Wednesday, April 17 from 1:00 - 3:00 pm. We want to thank our patrons for supporting the Manchester Public Library! Stop in, chat with library staff, enjoy punch and cookies, and rediscover how much your local library has to offer.
The North Adams Library Youth Advisory Council will meet on Thursday, April 18 at 4:30 pm. The YAC is a voice for teens in the North Adams Community, and helps contribute to and shape library programs that serve teens. Learn how you can join us! Call 937-386-2556.