Join us as we Celebrate National Library Month at the Adams County Public Library.
All week, when you check out a book at the Peebles Library, enter your name in one of six drawings for new books, including adult and teen fiction, children's books, and cookbooks. We're offering books by popular authors including John Grisham, Jodi Picoult, Suzanne Collins, and Lemony Snicket, children's titles including "How Do Dinosaurs Laugh Out Loud," and two popular cookbooks. We'll draw the winning names on April 30.
This weekend, stop by the North Adams Library and enter your name in a drawing to win books for every member of the family. We're giving away two sets of books, including "The Demigod Diaries" by Rick Riordan, "Arlo Needs Glasses" by Barney Saltzberg and "Confessions of a Murder Suspect" by James Patterson. Set two includes "Beautiful Opps!" by Barney Saltzberg, "Let’s Go for a Drive" by Mo Williams and "Lincoln’s Last Days" by Bill O’Reilly. We'll draw the winning names on May 1.
We're celebrating National Library Month by appreciating you, our patrons! During April at the Peebles Library, enter your name in one of several drawings for books and other items, each time you check out books. On April 30, we'll draw a winning name for each prize. Prize winners can pick up their item by May 6; any items unclaimed will be re-drawn.
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.
Learn Cake Decorating for Beginners at the Peebles Public Library. On April 10, at 5:00 pm, we'll learn the best techniques for creating a beautiful decorated cake, selecting icing, and matching your ingredients and techniques to your desired result. Plan to dive in hands-on, and practice decorating techniques on your own mini cake.
Choose Low-Fat Milk
Join us for the next family nutrition program as we focus on the benefits of low-fat milk.
Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Place: Peebles 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.
Learn Time Saving Meal Preparation Tips at the Peebles Library on Monday, March 25 at 4:00 pm. Join Cynthia M. Brown, Executive Director of Hope Springs Institute and a 26-year culinary professional, to learn how you can save time preparing healthy meals for yourself and your family. We'll demonstrate techniques, and taste samples.
Learn about Healthy Snacks at the Peebles Library on March 21, at 10:30 am! Join Cynthia Brown, Executive Director of Hope Springs Instititue and a 26-year culinary professional, for an informative hour learning recipes for quick, healthy snacks. Taste samples, and take home recipes to try with your family and friends!