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Peebles Branch

Closed until 12 pm

All Adams County Public Library locations will be closed on Monday, March 31 until 12:00 noon for Staff Development.

Thank you for your patience.

Date: 
Monday, March 31, 2014 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Peebles - Family Nutrition Program

Join Marsha McCormick at the Peebles Library for the Family Nutrition Program, on Wednesday, February 12, at 10:30 am. Learn about how to select healthy portion sizes for various foods, and sample a black bean soup recipe. Children can attend Tot's Time with Ms Sherry while parents take part in the Family Nutrition Program.

Date: 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Peebles Library - Story Time

Pre-schoolers and parents, join Ms Sherry for Tot's Time at the Peebles Library, where we'll enjoy read-aloud stories, crafts, and snacks for tiny tots, every Wednesday morning at 10:30 am.

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Repeats every week until Wed May 07 2014 .
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Wednesday, May 7, 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!

Date: 
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!

Date: 
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!

Date: 
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!

Date: 
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

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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