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North Adams - 5K Walk/Run

Join the Friends of the North Adams Library for their Annual 5K Walk/Run during the Seaman Fall Festival! The 5K Walk/Run will be held Saturday, September 21 at 8:30 am, at the new North Adams Library building on Moores Road. Register before September 14 for $12, or after September 14 for $15. Your registration fee supports the North Adams Library Building Fund.

Saturday, September 21, 2013 - 7:30am - 10:30am

Peebles - Quilting Class

Peebles Library

Monday, August 26 at 4:00 pm

Join Patsy Taylor and Marilyn Wharton for a hands-on demonstration of the quilting technique Paper Piecing. Call in advance to pre-register, so we can provide supplies for every participant. 937-587-2085

Monday, August 26, 2013 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm


All Adams County Public Libraries will be closed on September 2 in observance of Labor Day.

Monday, September 2, 2013 (All day)

Peebles - Protect Children with ID

Parents and children, join us at the Peebles Library on August 14, from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, and protect your child by getting a free child's identification card. To help protect your child's identity, Western Southern Life sponsors a free event for parents to create an ID card for their child, including a photo, fingerprint and DNA record.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 10:30am - 12:30pm

Balance Seminar Held at Peebles Library

"A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls"

Do you have concerns about falling? Many older adults experience concerns about falling, and restrict their activities. "A Matter of Balance" is an award-winning program designed to help seniors manage falls and increase activity levels.
This program emphasizes practical strategies to stay safe, including:

• Learn to control falls
• Set goals for increasing activity levels
• Make changes at home to reduce the risk of falling
• Exercise to increase strength and balance

Who should attend?

• Anyone concerned about falls
• Anyone interested in improving balance, flexibility, and strength
• Anyone who has fallen in the past
• Anyone who has restricted activities because of concerns about falling

These programs, led by Lindsay Willman, will be held at the Peebles Library on Mondays and Wednesday, from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. from July 29 - August 21, and pre-registration is required. For more information and to register, please call 937-587-3081.

Library Visits the Fair

Visit our booth in the Merchant's Building July 15 - 19, 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm, during the Adams County Fair! We'll be happy to see you! Come ask questions, browse our services, and learn what your local library can do for you.

Repeats every day until Fri Jul 19 2013 .
Monday, July 15, 2013 - 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Friday, July 19, 2013 - 12:00pm - 7:00pm

Peebles - Family Nutrition Program

Join us for the next Family Nutrition Program at the Peebles Library, as we review tips for making sure packed lunches are safe and healthy. Wednesday, August 7, 10:30 am. This program is presented by SNAP-Ed, Marsha McCormick, Program Assistant.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Manchester - Homemaker's Club

Come join the monthly meeting of the Homemaker's Club at the Manchester Library, July 10 at 5:00 pm. Come join us to share and learn! The homemakers will discuss all things homemaking: cooking, quilting, sewing, gardening, crafting, knitting and more. Everyone is welcome!

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Manchester - Teens Underground

Teens are invited to this special Teen Summer Reading event at the Manchester Library! On Monday, July 8 at 5:00 pm, we'll talk about rock 'n roll, zombies, and counterculture during this teens-only event: "The Underground." For more information, call 937-549-3359.

Monday, July 8, 2013 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Manchester - Underground Railroad

On Monday, July 1 at 5:00 pm, join us at the Manchester Library as local historian Lisa Corum Fox presents a program about the Underground Railroad: A Local History of the National Movement.

Monday, July 1, 2013 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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