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Summer Reading Program

Free Lunch at the Library
for kids age 18 and under
June 5 – July 21
Monday – Friday @ 12:00 p.m.
No enrollment needed.
Just stop by the library!

Summer Lunch Menu
USDA Summer Food Service

Sign Up, Read Books, Earn Prizes!
June 1 – July 31, 2017

Summer Reading Program is held June 1 through July 31 for all ages at the Adams County Public Library. To participate, stop by your local library starting June 1 to sign up, read books, and earn prizes. Weekly events and activities are offered at each library.

How To Participate in Summer Reading:

  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. Audio books and eBooks count, too!
  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 31.
Sign Up
Sign up online with your library card.
Track your own reading, or
add each family member to your account.

Summer Reading Goals:

  • Ages 0 – 9: Read 30 books or 400 pages
  • Ages 10 – 17: Read 3 books or 600 pages
  • Ages 18 and up: Read 4 books or more

Summer Reading Events:

Meet Our StaffSee a list of all Summer Reading Events below.

Or view events by library:
Manchester, North Adams, Peebles, West Union

View events by age group:
Kids, teens, or adults.

The Adams County Public Library would like to thank the local sponsors who donated to support the Summer Reading Program, including Frisch’s Big Boy, Taco Bell, Gold Star Chili, McDonald’s, The Greene Beanery, Studio 101, Jules’ Jewels, the Friends of the Manchester Library, the Friends of the North Adams Library, the Friends of the West Union Library, and the Peebles Magazine Club.


Jun
1
Thu
Lego Game Day @ North Adams Library
Jun 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lego Game Day @ North Adams Library | Seaman | Ohio | United States

Families are invited to this Lego themed program. Participants will create their own Lego person and will participate in Lego related games. Winners will win candy, and participants will be entered to win a Minecraft Lego set.

Jun
5
Mon
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library
Jun 5 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library

Summer Lunch Service is offered at the Adams County Public Library. June 5 – July 27, all kids age 18 and under can eat lunch for free at the library, Monday through Friday from 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Summer Lunch @ the Library is a service of the USDA’s Summer Food Service program, in partnership with Manchester Local Schools, who prepare and deliver fresh food daily to each Adams County Public Library. To participate, any child age 18 and under can stop by the library between 12:00 and 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to eat lunch. No eligibility requirements other than age apply.

A monthly lunch menu will be available.

Jun
6
Tue
Discover Marshmallow Robots @ North Adams Library
Jun 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Discover Marshmallow Robots @ North Adams Library | Seaman | Ohio | United States

Families have the chance to discover robots in a whole new way! Create a delicious treat using marshmallows, toothpicks, and icing. Participants will be entered to win a Qixels Glow in the Dark Design Creator Toy.

Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library
Jun 6 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library

Summer Lunch Service is offered at the Adams County Public Library. June 5 – July 27, all kids age 18 and under can eat lunch for free at the library, Monday through Friday from 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Summer Lunch @ the Library is a service of the USDA’s Summer Food Service program, in partnership with Manchester Local Schools, who prepare and deliver fresh food daily to each Adams County Public Library. To participate, any child age 18 and under can stop by the library between 12:00 and 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to eat lunch. No eligibility requirements other than age apply.

A monthly lunch menu will be available.

Jun
7
Wed
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library
Jun 7 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library

Summer Lunch Service is offered at the Adams County Public Library. June 5 – July 27, all kids age 18 and under can eat lunch for free at the library, Monday through Friday from 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Summer Lunch @ the Library is a service of the USDA’s Summer Food Service program, in partnership with Manchester Local Schools, who prepare and deliver fresh food daily to each Adams County Public Library. To participate, any child age 18 and under can stop by the library between 12:00 and 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to eat lunch. No eligibility requirements other than age apply.

A monthly lunch menu will be available.

Jun
8
Thu
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library
Jun 8 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library

Summer Lunch Service is offered at the Adams County Public Library. June 5 – July 27, all kids age 18 and under can eat lunch for free at the library, Monday through Friday from 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Summer Lunch @ the Library is a service of the USDA’s Summer Food Service program, in partnership with Manchester Local Schools, who prepare and deliver fresh food daily to each Adams County Public Library. To participate, any child age 18 and under can stop by the library between 12:00 and 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to eat lunch. No eligibility requirements other than age apply.

A monthly lunch menu will be available.

Jun
9
Fri
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library
Jun 9 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library

Summer Lunch Service is offered at the Adams County Public Library. June 5 – July 27, all kids age 18 and under can eat lunch for free at the library, Monday through Friday from 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Summer Lunch @ the Library is a service of the USDA’s Summer Food Service program, in partnership with Manchester Local Schools, who prepare and deliver fresh food daily to each Adams County Public Library. To participate, any child age 18 and under can stop by the library between 12:00 and 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to eat lunch. No eligibility requirements other than age apply.

A monthly lunch menu will be available.

Encounter Ironwood Wolves @ North Adams Library
Jun 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Encounter Ironwood Wolves @ North Adams Library | Seaman | Ohio | United States

Embrace the call of the wild! Have a close encounter with a specially trained wolf. At this family friendly program, learn about the lives of wolves, get a better understanding of their conservation, environment, and enrichment. Additionally, one lucky participant will win a bag of gifts including: A book, a wolf stuffed animal, a dream catcher, and a wolf bookmark.

Jun
12
Mon
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library
Jun 12 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library

Summer Lunch Service is offered at the Adams County Public Library. June 5 – July 27, all kids age 18 and under can eat lunch for free at the library, Monday through Friday from 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Summer Lunch @ the Library is a service of the USDA’s Summer Food Service program, in partnership with Manchester Local Schools, who prepare and deliver fresh food daily to each Adams County Public Library. To participate, any child age 18 and under can stop by the library between 12:00 and 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to eat lunch. No eligibility requirements other than age apply.

A monthly lunch menu will be available.

Jun
13
Tue
Roller Coaster Mania @ North Adams Library
Jun 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Roller Coaster Mania @ North Adams Library

Families are invited to create roller coasters with pool noodles and marbles. Participants will have the chance to win a K’NEX Infinite Journey Roller Coaster Building Set.

Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library
Jun 13 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library

Summer Lunch Service is offered at the Adams County Public Library. June 5 – July 27, all kids age 18 and under can eat lunch for free at the library, Monday through Friday from 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Summer Lunch @ the Library is a service of the USDA’s Summer Food Service program, in partnership with Manchester Local Schools, who prepare and deliver fresh food daily to each Adams County Public Library. To participate, any child age 18 and under can stop by the library between 12:00 and 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to eat lunch. No eligibility requirements other than age apply.

A monthly lunch menu will be available.

Jun
14
Wed
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library
Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library

Summer Lunch Service is offered at the Adams County Public Library. June 5 – July 27, all kids age 18 and under can eat lunch for free at the library, Monday through Friday from 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Summer Lunch @ the Library is a service of the USDA’s Summer Food Service program, in partnership with Manchester Local Schools, who prepare and deliver fresh food daily to each Adams County Public Library. To participate, any child age 18 and under can stop by the library between 12:00 and 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to eat lunch. No eligibility requirements other than age apply.

A monthly lunch menu will be available.

Jun
15
Thu
TAB: Build Bottle Rockets @ North Adams Library
Jun 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
TAB: Build Bottle Rockets @ North Adams Library | Seaman | Ohio | United States

Teens will have a blast creating bottle rockets out of recycled two liters and everyday kitchen items. Plus, participants will be entered to win a $25 amazon gift card!

Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library
Jun 15 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library

Summer Lunch Service is offered at the Adams County Public Library. June 5 – July 27, all kids age 18 and under can eat lunch for free at the library, Monday through Friday from 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Summer Lunch @ the Library is a service of the USDA’s Summer Food Service program, in partnership with Manchester Local Schools, who prepare and deliver fresh food daily to each Adams County Public Library. To participate, any child age 18 and under can stop by the library between 12:00 and 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to eat lunch. No eligibility requirements other than age apply.

A monthly lunch menu will be available.

Jun
16
Fri
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library
Jun 16 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library

Summer Lunch Service is offered at the Adams County Public Library. June 5 – July 27, all kids age 18 and under can eat lunch for free at the library, Monday through Friday from 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Summer Lunch @ the Library is a service of the USDA’s Summer Food Service program, in partnership with Manchester Local Schools, who prepare and deliver fresh food daily to each Adams County Public Library. To participate, any child age 18 and under can stop by the library between 12:00 and 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to eat lunch. No eligibility requirements other than age apply.

A monthly lunch menu will be available.

Jun
19
Mon
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library
Jun 19 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library

Summer Lunch Service is offered at the Adams County Public Library. June 5 – July 27, all kids age 18 and under can eat lunch for free at the library, Monday through Friday from 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Summer Lunch @ the Library is a service of the USDA’s Summer Food Service program, in partnership with Manchester Local Schools, who prepare and deliver fresh food daily to each Adams County Public Library. To participate, any child age 18 and under can stop by the library between 12:00 and 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to eat lunch. No eligibility requirements other than age apply.

A monthly lunch menu will be available.

Jun
20
Tue
Coloring Contest @ North Adams Library
Jun 20 @ 10:00 am – Jul 5 @ 12:00 pm
Coloring Contest @ North Adams Library | Seaman | Ohio | United States

The coloring contest will start Tues., June 20 and will last through Wed., July 5. You may pick up a coloring page at the library. Since this is a passive program, you may take your coloring page home or you may work on it in the library. You must turn your coloring page in by Tues., June 27. The pages will be displayed at the library for 8 days then one child, one teen, and one adult winner will be revealed on Wed., July 5. Each winner will receive a bag with a coloring book.

Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library
Jun 20 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library

Summer Lunch Service is offered at the Adams County Public Library. June 5 – July 27, all kids age 18 and under can eat lunch for free at the library, Monday through Friday from 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Summer Lunch @ the Library is a service of the USDA’s Summer Food Service program, in partnership with Manchester Local Schools, who prepare and deliver fresh food daily to each Adams County Public Library. To participate, any child age 18 and under can stop by the library between 12:00 and 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to eat lunch. No eligibility requirements other than age apply.

A monthly lunch menu will be available.

Jun
21
Wed
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library
Jun 21 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library

Summer Lunch Service is offered at the Adams County Public Library. June 5 – July 27, all kids age 18 and under can eat lunch for free at the library, Monday through Friday from 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Summer Lunch @ the Library is a service of the USDA’s Summer Food Service program, in partnership with Manchester Local Schools, who prepare and deliver fresh food daily to each Adams County Public Library. To participate, any child age 18 and under can stop by the library between 12:00 and 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to eat lunch. No eligibility requirements other than age apply.

A monthly lunch menu will be available.

Jun
22
Thu
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library
Jun 22 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library

Summer Lunch Service is offered at the Adams County Public Library. June 5 – July 27, all kids age 18 and under can eat lunch for free at the library, Monday through Friday from 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Summer Lunch @ the Library is a service of the USDA’s Summer Food Service program, in partnership with Manchester Local Schools, who prepare and deliver fresh food daily to each Adams County Public Library. To participate, any child age 18 and under can stop by the library between 12:00 and 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to eat lunch. No eligibility requirements other than age apply.

A monthly lunch menu will be available.