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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!

Date: 
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 (All day)

North Adams - Gingerbread Extravaganza

Kids and parents, plan to get in the holiday mood during the fun, tasty annual Gingerbread House Extravaganza at the North Adams Library, on Tuesday, December 10 at 11:00 a.m. for preschool ages, and 3:00 pm to 4:45 p.m. for school-age kids.

Date: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:45pm

North Adams - Gingerbread Extravaganza

Kids and parents, plan to get in the holiday mood during the fun, tasty annual Gingerbread House Extravaganza at the North Adams Library, on Tuesday, December 10 at 11:00 a.m. for preschool ages, and 3:00 pm to 4:45 p.m. for school-age kids.

Date: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

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

Date: 
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.

Date: 
Thursday, November 28, 2013 (All day)

North Adams - After School

The North Adams Library will offer an After School program for children ages 5 and up, every Tuesday afternoon at 3:00 pm. Kids are invited to come join Kris at the North Adams Library to share and discuss newly-released age-appropriate books, make crafts, meet a special guest, or watch a newly released movie. For more information, call Kris at 937-386-2556.

Date: 
Repeats every week until Tue Dec 17 2013 except Tue Nov 19 2013, Tue Dec 10 2013.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

North Adams - Story Time

Parents, grandparents, and caregivers, if you haven't checked out your local library's Story Time lately, come join us and discover how much the library has to offer your preschool-age child. Small-group, age-appropriate Story Time will be offered at the North Adams Library every Tuesday at 11 am.

Date: 
Repeats every week until Tue Dec 17 2013 except Tue Nov 19 2013, Tue Dec 10 2013.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

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All Adams County Public Library locations will be closed on Monday, October 14 for a staff in-service day. No items will be due on October 14. Drop returns in the book return window at any library, or stop by outside to use the library's free wifi connection.

Date: 
Monday, October 14, 2013 (All day)
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