Learn to use the Library Catalog to find books and movies, request items be delivered to the library nearest you, and manage your library account. Use your library card number and PIN to view your checkouts, renew your items, and manage your holds and lists from home.
Visit the Adams County Public Library's YouTube Channel, and click on our favorites to find ebook tutorials and more.
All Adams County Public Libraries will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.
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.
Plan to visit the Manchester Library on Saturday, May 18 at 11:00 a.m. to hear local musician Roy Carpenter perform a collection of original and classic "work tunes" from the railroad, crossroads and jailhouse. Roy's performance includes guitar, dobro guitar, voice and harmonica.
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.
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.
Learn Cake Decorating
Teen Art Class
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.
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.
Herb Workshop at the Manchester Library, with Cindy Cates
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
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.