North Adams Branch
The Adams County Master Gardeners are hosting their 9th Annual Plant Exchange on Saturday, April 27, in the Seaman Community Park, at 2:00 pm. Bring your plants to exchange by 1:30 pm, and receive a ticket for each plant you give. Starting at 2:00 pm, you can purchase plants others bring using your tickets.
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.
The Friends of the North Adams Public Library will meet on Monday, April 22 at 6:30 pm at the Seaman Community Building. For more information, or to learn how you can join the Friends in supporting the North Adams Library, call 937-386-2556.
Kids, join us for an After School Special event at the North Adams Public Library, every Thursday at 3:30 pm. We'll have crafts, games, read books, and have fun!
The Fiber Crafters Circle meets the third Wednesday of each month at the North Adams Public Library, to share tips and tricks about all kinds of fiber craft projects, from knitting to crochet, from needlepoint to quilting. Everyone is welcome to join, of any skill level. For more information, call 937-386-2556.
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.
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.
Wanted: YOU! Teens, join the Teen Advisory Board at the North Adams Library, and be a voice for teens who read in your community!