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The Adams County Public Library serves rural Adams County, Ohio with locations in Manchester, Peebles, Seaman, and West Union.

Nick Slone Nicholas Slone joined the Adams County Public Library as Executive Director in February, 2014.

The four Adams County Public Libraries were founded independently, and were consolidated as a county-wide library system in 1999. The Adams County Public Library is a member of the Serving Every Ohioan Library Consortium, which provides automation, cooperative lending, and support to member libraries in Ohio. In 2013, a new library building was completed and opened on Moores Road in Seaman for the North Adams Public Library. Read more about the history of the Adams County Public Library system’s development.

Mission Statement

Our mission is enriching lives through services of the public library with an emphasis on resources for reading and learning.

Our vision is to be the information center of the community, improving the quality of life for residents of all ages.

We believe in providing free public access, respecting the principles of intellectual freedom and ensuring that library services are accessible to all.