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Manchester Branch

Manchester - Family Nutrition Program

Join Marsha McCormick at the Manchester Library for the Family Nutrition Program, and learn tips to plan, shop, and cook healthy food for your family, on a budget. The Family Nutrition Program is a service of SNAP-Ed and the OSU Extension Office of Adams County.

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Repeats every week until Mon Mar 31 2014 except Mon Mar 24 2014.
Monday, March 10, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Monday, March 17, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Monday, March 31, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Manchester - Story Time

Pre-schoolers and parents, join us at the Manchester Library for Story Time, as we enjoy read-aloud stories, crafts, and games, every Monday at 10:30 am.

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Repeats every week until Mon May 05 2014 except Mon Apr 14 2014.
Monday, January 6, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Monday, January 13, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Monday, January 20, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Monday, January 27, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Monday, February 3, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Monday, February 10, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Monday, February 17, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Monday, February 24, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Monday, March 3, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Monday, March 10, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Monday, March 17, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Monday, March 31, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Monday, April 7, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Monday, April 28, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Monday, May 5, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am

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The Adams County Public Library will be closed December 31 and January 1 in observance of New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Have a happy holiday!

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Wednesday, January 1, 2014 (All day)

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The Adams County Public Library will be closed December 31 and January 1 in observance of New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Have a happy holiday!

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Tuesday, December 31, 2013 (All day)

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The Adams County Public Library will be closed December 24 and 25 in observance of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Have a happy holiday!

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Wednesday, December 25, 2013 (All day)

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The Adams County Public Library will be closed December 24 and 25 in observance of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Have a happy holiday!

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Tuesday, December 24, 2013 (All day)

Library Seeking Youth Outreach Specialist

The Adams County Public Library is now accepting applications for a Youth Outreach Specialist who is responsible for promoting library resources and services to students, parents, and educational groups. 

Position requires a bachelor’s degree with training in the teaching of reading as well as successful experience working with youth.  Salary based on training and experience beginning at $26,500.  Preference will be given to applicants with leadership skills and experience in team development. 

Applications and job descriptions are available at all branches of the Adams County Public Library.  No phone calls please.  Return sealed applications to any Adams County library, addressed to the attention of Outreach Specialist Search.

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Elizabeth JenkinsAll Adams County Public Libraries will close at 4:00 pm on Thursday, November 21, in observance of memorial services for library employee Elizabeth Jenkins.

Beth Jenkins joined the library as Youth Outreach Specialist in 2012, and was instrumental in expanding outreach services to schools, parents, and families throughout Adams County. She will be missed by all her library coworkers, and by the many children and families she served.

"Elizabeth 'Beth' Ellen (Games) Jenkins, 68, of West Union, Ohio, died Friday, November 15, 2013, at Fairfield Mercy in Fairfield.

She was born September 7, 1945, in Charleston, West Virginia. She was preceded in death by parents, William C. and Clara L. (Shuster) Games. She is survived by husband, James W. Jenkins of West Union; son, David J. (Chrystal) Jenkins of West Union; two daughters, Carrie Corbitt of Pricetown, West Virginia, and Jynx (Tucker) Battrell of Boise, Idaho; brother, Ben (Sally) Games of Georgetown, Kentucky; and five grandchildren.

She retired from O.V.L.S.D. and was an elementary teacher at West Union Elementary Schools. She was a former Professor at Shawnee State University in Portsmouth and Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. She was a 1963 Graduate of West Union High School; a 1968 Graduate of the Ohio State University in Columbus; and she received a Master's Degree from Marygrove College of Detroit, Michigan.

The memorial service is Thursday, November 21, 2013, at 7 p.m. at Lafferty Funeral Home in West Union. The visitation is Thursday from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m."

View the full obituary online

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Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Library Remembers Employee Elizabeth Jenkins

Elizabeth JenkinsAll Adams County Public Libraries will close at 4:00 pm on Thursday, November 21, in observance of memorial services for library employee Elizabeth Jenkins.

Beth Jenkins joined the library as Youth Outreach Specialist in 2012, and was instrumental in expanding outreach services to schools, parents, and families throughout Adams County. She will be missed by all her library coworkers, and by the many children and families she served.

"Elizabeth 'Beth' Ellen (Games) Jenkins, 68, of West Union, Ohio, died Friday, November 15, 2013, at Fairfield Mercy in Fairfield.

She was born September 7, 1945, in Charleston, West Virginia. She was preceded in death by parents, William C. and Clara L. (Shuster) Games. She is survived by husband, James W. Jenkins of West Union; son, David J. (Chrystal) Jenkins of West Union; two daughters, Carrie Corbitt of Pricetown, West Virginia, and Jynx (Tucker) Battrell of Boise, Idaho; brother, Ben (Sally) Games of Georgetown, Kentucky; and five grandchildren.

She retired from O.V.L.S.D. and was an elementary teacher at West Union Elementary Schools. She was a former Professor at Shawnee State University in Portsmouth and Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. She was a 1963 Graduate of West Union High School; a 1968 Graduate of the Ohio State University in Columbus; and she received a Master's Degree from Marygrove College of Detroit, Michigan.

The memorial service is Thursday, November 21, 2013, at 7 p.m. at Lafferty Funeral Home in West Union. The visitation is Thursday from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m."

View the full obituary online

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All Adams County Public Libraries will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

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Thursday, November 28, 2013 (All day)
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