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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
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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. (Or sign up online, any time!)
  2. Keep track of the books you read in your Reading Log. Audio books and eBooks count, too! (You can log your reading online!)
  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.

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:

See 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, McDonald’s, The Greene Beanery, United Dairy Farmers, Serpent Mound, Ohio Parks Service, Giovanni’s Pizza, Snappy Tomato Pizza, B.K. Scoops, Moyer Winery, Wayside Inn, 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
Summer Reading @ West Union Library
Jun 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Summer Reading @ West Union Library | West Union | Ohio | United States

Join Tara for Summer Reading activities for kids at the West Union Library each Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

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.

Edible Architecture @ Manchester Library
Jun 5 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Edible Architecture @ Manchester Library | Manchester | Ohio | United States

Children will have fun building structures they can eat at this delicious program!

Jun
6
Tue
Create Bird Feeders @ Peebles Library
Jun 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Create Bird Feeders @ Peebles Library | Peebles | Ohio | United States

Come to the library to create your very own bird feeder out of recyclables!

Marshmallow Robots @ North Adams Library
Jun 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
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.

Fun with Food @ Manchester Library
Jun 6 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Fun with Food @ Manchester Library | Manchester | Ohio | United States

Complete a spaghetti challenge and dive into marshmallow madness!

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.

DIY Keychain @ West Union Library
Jun 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
DIY Keychain @ West Union Library | West Union | Ohio | United States

Make bone shaped keychains to donate to the Adams County Humane Society, located in West Union, Ohio.

Jun
8
Thu
Summer Reading @ West Union Library
Jun 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Summer Reading @ West Union Library | West Union | Ohio | United States

Join Tara for Summer Reading activities for kids at the West Union Library each Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

Perler Craft @ Peebles Library
Jun 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Perler Craft @ Peebles Library | Peebles | Ohio | United States

Children, ages 0-9, are invited to participate in this fun craft. Create something amazing with perler beads, such as your favorite animal, a star, or a smiley face.

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.

Perler Craft @ Peebles Library
Jun 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Perler Craft @ Peebles Library | Peebles | Ohio | United States

Teens are invited to build with Tosh and Sherry. Come to the Peebles Library to learn new ways to use Perler Beads. Choose from various designs to build something special to give to the Humane Society in West Union, Ohio.

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.

Ironwood Wolves @ Manchester Library
Jun 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Ironwood Wolves @ Manchester Library | Manchester | 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, and get a better understanding of their conservation, environment, and enrichment.

Ironwood Wolves @ North Adams Library
Jun 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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, and 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.

Cup Challenge @ Manchester Library
Jun 12 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Cup Challenge @ Manchester Library | Manchester | Ohio | United States

Have fun completing challenges and building structures with cups.

Jun
13
Tue
Punch Art @ Peebles Library
Jun 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Punch Art @ Peebles Library | Peebles | Ohio | United States

Design and create your very own punch art out of aluminum foil. Display your work in a frame and take it home!