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Summer Reading Program

June 1 – July 11

UnmaskThe Summer Reading Program is held during June 1 through July 11 for kids, teens, and adults at all Adams County Public Library locations. To participate, stop by your local library starting June 1 to sign up, read books, and win prizes! Weekly events and activities are offered at each library.

Reading Goals:

  • Ages 1 – 9: Read 30 books or 400 pages
  • Ages 10 – 17: Read 3 books or 600 pages
  • Ages 18 and up: Read 3 books or more

How To Participate:

  1. Sign up at your library, starting June 1. Check out some books, and get started on your reading goal.
  2. Keep track of the books you read in your Reading Log. Write down the title and number of pages of each book. Audio books count, too! Ask your librarian to help you find the number of pages to count for an audio book. Note: You are responsible for writing down the books you’ve read. To protect your privacy, the library does not keep records of the books that you check out.
  3. When you reach your reading goal, turn in your completed Reading Log to receive a prize! Your name will also be entered in a Grand Prize Drawing. Completed logs must be turned in by July 11.
Jun
1
Mon
Summer Reading @ Adams County Library
Jun 1 all-day
Summer Reading @ Adams County Library

The Summer Reading Program is held during June 1 through July 11 for kids, teens, and adults at all Adams County Public Library locations. It’s free to participate, and you can join at any time. This year’s theme is “Every Hero Has a Story.” To participate, stop by your local library starting June 1 to sign up, read books, and win prizes! Weekly programs for all ages are offered at each library.

  • Ages 1 – 9: Read 30 books or 400 pages, whichever is longer
  • Ages 10 – 17: Read 3 books or 600 pages, whichever is longer
  • Ages 18 and up: Read 3 books
Magic Show @ Manchester Library
Jun 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Magic Show @ Manchester Library | Manchester | Ohio | United States

Come be amazed by Magician John Louis and his assistant Snowball, the Wizard Rabbit! Help us get the Summer Reading Program underway during this fun magic show for all ages at the Manchester Library. Stop by to sign up, read books, and win prizes with us this summer, now through July 11.

Summer Reading Sign Up @ Peebles Public Library
Jun 1 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Summer Reading Sign Up @ Peebles Public Library | Peebles | Ohio | United States

The Summer Reading Program begins at the Adams County Public Libraries at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, 1 June 2015. To sign up for the program, visit your local library of Adams County and ask one of our friendly staff members. Prizes will be given for signing up. Signing up at a later date is permitted.

Magic Show @ West Union Library
Jun 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Magic Show @ West Union Library | West Union | Ohio | United States

Join Magician John Louis and his assistant, the Wizard Rabbit Snowball, for this fantastic display of magic tricks at the West Union Library! This event kicks off the Summer Reading Program. Stop by to sign up, and start reading books toward your reading goal to earn prizes. Kids, teens, and adults are all welcome!

Jun
2
Tue
Meet Ronald McDonald @ Peebles Public Library
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meet Ronald McDonald @ Peebles Public Library | Peebles | Ohio | United States

The Peebles Public library is hosting a magical event, where our hero, Ronald McDonald, performs some enchanting tricks to get kids thrilled about reading. This program is perfect for the whole family.

Meet Ronald McDonald @ North Adams Library
Jun 2 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Meet Ronald McDonald @ North Adams Library | Seaman | Ohio | United States

Ronald McDonald will visit the North Adams Library to help us start the Summer Reading Program! Come meet Ronald in person, as he presents “Be a Hero @ Your Library.” All ages are invited to attend this fun event.

Spa Day: Essential Oils @ West Union Library
Jun 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Spa Day: Essential Oils @ West Union Library | West Union | Ohio | United States

Join Sherri and Sarahanna for an Spa Evening at the West Union Library. Learn more about essential oils, and how to use them for health, beauty, and relaxation. This is an event for adults, as part of the Summer Reading Program.

Jun
3
Wed
Meet the Peebles Life Squad @ Peebles Public Library
Jun 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meet the Peebles Life Squad @ Peebles Public Library | Peebles | Ohio | United States

Come meet the local heroes from the Peebles Life Squad. These brave men and women will present what it’s like to take a walk in their shoes. First, they will entice families with grand stories that display their duties and opportunities. Then, for the great reveal, participants will get to see the inside of the ambulance.

Jun
4
Thu
Superhero Wristbands @ West Union Library
Jun 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Superhero Wristbands @ West Union Library | West Union | Ohio | United States

Join us to craft your own superhero wristbands, and play a “Save the People” balloon game! For children ages 1 – 9.

Twinkie Minions @ West Union Library
Jun 4 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Twinkie Minions  @ West Union Library | West Union | Ohio | United States

During this event, teens, ages 10-17, get to make their own Twinkie Minions. Participants will get to choose from an array of edibles to decorate their cute, little villains, and when they are finished, they can take pictures of or with them, but that’s only if these delicious creatures make it that far!

Metal Bending @ North Adams Library
Jun 4 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm

superheroes

Show us your metal bending superpowers, and craft to your true hero potential! Teens learn to create unique objects with bent metal in this hands-on class, best for ages 10 and up.

Jun
6
Sat
Self-Defense 101 @ North Adams Library
Jun 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

selfdefence

Join us for a Family Safety Program presented by Jim Nichols. (All ages are welcome!)

Jun
8
Mon
Yoga: Kids @ Peebles Public Library
Jun 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Yoga: Kids @ Peebles Public Library | Peebles | Ohio | United States

Ages 1-9 can find equilibrium with Sarah by learning the basics of Yoga. This low impact program will increase participant’s flexibility and balance, will help give peace of mind, and will encourage healthy habits, such as exercising regularly and eating well.

Superhero Training @ Manchester Library
Jun 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Superhero Training @ Manchester Library | Manchester | Ohio | United States

Get ready, set, go! Undergo superhero training to test your fitness, and prepare your superhero skills! This program is suitable for kids ages 2 – 10.

Yoga: Teens @ Peebles Public Library
Jun 8 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Yoga: Teens @ Peebles Public Library | Peebles | Ohio | United States

Teens and tweens ages 10 – 17 can find equilibrium with Sarah by learning the basics of Yoga. This low impact program will increase participant’s flexibility and balance, will help give peace of mind, and will encourage healthy habits, such as exercising regularly and eating well.

Obstacle Course @ Manchester Library
Jun 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Obstacle Course @ Manchester Library | Manchester | Ohio | United States

Test your superhero skills in an Obstacle Course that challenges your physical and mental abilities! This event is suitable for teens ages 10 through 17. Come learn to be a hero with us!

Yoga: Adults @ Peebles Public Library
Jun 8 @ 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
Yoga: Adults @ Peebles Public Library | Peebles | Ohio | United States

Adults can find equilibrium with Sarah by learning the basics of Yoga. This low impact program will increase participant’s flexibility and balance, will help give peace of mind, and will encourage healthy habits, such as exercising regularly and eating well.

Jun
9
Tue
Test Your Superpowers @ North Adams Library
Jun 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

SuperheroChild

Come show us your superpowers and we will see what you can do! (Ages 1-5)

Make A Superhero Costume @ North Adams Library
Jun 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

everyhero

Join us as we play Superhero Bingo! Then put your imagination to work as you create your own Superhero costume. (Kids and Teens)

Jun
10
Wed
Book Discussion @ Peebles Library
Jun 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Book Discussion @ Peebles Library | Peebles | Ohio | United States

Join us for a book discussion group, part of the Summer Reading Program for adults at the Peebles Library. Share with other summer readers about the books you’ve read, what you recommend, and find a new favorite read by talking to your neighbors.