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North Adams Branch

Many Activities to Enjoy at Your Library

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.

Herb Workshop     

Herb Workshop
April 10, 5 pm
Manchester Library

 

Cake Decorating for Beginners

Learn Cake Decorating
April 10, 5 pm
     Peebles Library

 Art Class for Teens 

Teen Art Class
April 4, 10:30 am
West Union Library

  

 Computer Classes 

Computer Classes
April 8 & 10, 5:30-8:30 pm
West Union Library

 

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.

CLOSED - All Libraries

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.

Date: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 (All day)

Browse Newest Library Books Online

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.

North Adams - Teen Advisory Board

Wanted: YOU! Teens, join the Teen Advisory Board at the North Adams Library, and be a voice for teens who read in your community!

Date: 
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

North Adams - Celebrate Dr Seuss

Dr. Seuss’s Birthday is celebrated March 2 with National Read Across America Day, North Adams Library will pay tribute to Dr. Seuss and his many readable characters during the month of March starting with The Lorax. 
 

Date: 
Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Pancake Supper Planned by North Adams Library Friends

All You Can Eat Pancake Supper

McDonald's, State Route 247, Seaman, Ohio

March 12, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

The annual All You Can Eat Pancake Supper, hosted by the Seaman McDonald's and the Friends of the North Adams Library, is planned for March 12. Come support the North Adams Library in an evening of laughter and fellowship. Buy a $5 ticket to support the North Adams Library, and receive all-you-can-eat pancakes, a side of sausage or bacon, and a small coffee or soft drink. Ronald McDonald will be there, so bring your family and get ready to laugh and take pictures. Purchase tickets at the First State Bank in Seaman or Winchester, or from any member of the North Adams Friends. Funds raised by this event will support the North Adams Library's events and programs.

All You Can Eat Pancake Supper supports North Adams Friends

North Adams - Pancake Supper

All You Can Eat Pancake Supper

McDonald's, State Route 247, Seaman, Ohio

March 12, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Date: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

North Adams - Teen Advisory Board

Wanted: YOU! Teens, join the Teen Advisory Board at the North Adams Library, and be a voice for teens who read in your community!

Date: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Fair Housing Law Explained at the Library

Fair Housing Semi arHave questions about Fair Housing Law, and what it means for you? Southeastern Ohio Legal Services, the legal aid law office for Adams County, will offer a series of free Fair Housing seminars. Bring your questions to the legal experts, and learn more about what fair housing law means for your household. The first presentations will be on February 27th, at the North Adams Library at 4:00 pm, and at the Peebles Library at 5:30 pm. This presentation will address housing discrimination based upon sources of income. This event is free and open to the public.
 
North Adams Library  February 27, 4:00 pm

Peebles Public Library  February 27, 5:30 pm 

Southeastern Ohio Legal Services is the legal aid law firm serving low-income households in Adams County, Ohio. The SEOLS office is open Mondays – Fridays from 8:30 to 5:00 p.m. and is located at 800 Gallia Street, Suite 700 in Portsmouth.  Request for legal assistance can be made by calling SEOLS at 1-800-837-2508. Learn more at http://www.seols.org
 

Explore Ohio Information Online

Explore OhioAll during February, the Adams County Public Library is celebrating “I Love Ohio” month. Find facts, current information, and history about the Buckeye State by visiting Explore Ohio, a website listing links to statewide information. Explore Ohio offers an easy-to-browse directory of links to information about Ohio businesses, culture, arts, history, government, attractions, and much more. Whether you’re looking for a county BMV, local history, a fun place to visit, or state facts for homework, Explore Ohio can help you find the answer. To discover local information, browse the site by individual counties. Explore Ohio for yourself, and discover all the Buckeye state has to offer.

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