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Story Time

Story Time at the LibraryJoin us each week for reading, games, and crafts for young children at each Adams County Public Library location. Help your child develop a life-long love of reading. Join us for Story Time!

When is Story Time?

  • Story Time is offered on a weekday morning at each library: at Manchester on Mondays, at North Adams on Tuesdays, at Peebles on Wednesdays, and at West Union on Thursdays. View the Schedule below for specific times.

Who can attend?

  • Parents, caregivers, preschool and kindergarten age children, and younger and older siblings. Everyone is welcome!

Story Time Schedule

Jul
23
Mon
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library
Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library

Summer Lunch Service is offered at the Adams County Public Library. June 4 – 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 ABCAP. 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.

Tech Fun @ Manchester Library
Jul 23 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Tech Fun @ Manchester Library | Manchester | Ohio | United States

Kids and teens are invited to build their own robotic creations with Cubelets at the Manchester Library.

Rain Sticks @ Peebles Library
Jul 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Rain Sticks @ Peebles Library | Peebles | Ohio | United States

Ages 8 and under, join Sherry at the Peebles Library on Mondays at 1:00 p.m. for Summer Reading Activities.

On July 23, design & make your own rain sticks out of DIY material.

Jul
24
Tue
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library
Jul 24 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library

Summer Lunch Service is offered at the Adams County Public Library. June 4 – 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 ABCAP. 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.

DIY Harmonicas @ Peebles Library
Jul 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
DIY Harmonicas @ Peebles Library | Peebles | Ohio | United States

Ages 8 and up, join Tosh at the Peebles Library on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. for Summer Reading Activities.

On July 24, use rubber bands & popsicle sticks to make harmonicas.

Story Time @ Manchester Library
Jul 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Story Time @ Manchester Library | Manchester | Ohio | United States

Preschoolers and parents, join Deborah for Story Time at the Manchester Library, each Tuesday evening at 5:30 p.m. We’ll help your child discover the joy of reading, and develop early literacy skills, through read-aloud stories, crafts, motion and singing games, and more.

Jul
25
Wed
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library

Summer Lunch Service is offered at the Adams County Public Library. June 4 – 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 ABCAP. 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.

Jul
26
Thu
Epaulette Sharks @ North Adams Public Library
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Epaulette Sharks @ North Adams Public Library | Seaman | Ohio | United States

The North Adams Library is getting wild this summer! The Wave Foundation, provided by the Newport Aquarium, is going to bring an Epaulette Shark to the Adams County Libraries. Get up close to these amazing creatures as you discover the importance of conservancy. Also, you will learn some fun facts and misconceptions of sharks. You can see several animal artifacts, too. Door prizes will be awarded during this program.

Puppet Concert @ West Union Library
Jul 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Puppet Concert @ West Union Library | West Union | Ohio | United States

Families can enjoy a puppet concert featuring Diggity Dog and the Summer Reading All-Stars, at the West Union Library, this summer. Come for a fun morning of songs and jokes with Diggity Dog and his friends.

Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library
Jul 26 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library

Summer Lunch Service is offered at the Adams County Public Library. June 4 – 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 ABCAP. 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.

Ice Cream Party @ West Union Library
Jul 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Ice Cream Party @ West Union Library | West Union | Ohio | United States

Ages 8 and up, join Tosh at the West Union Library on Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. for crafts and projects during Summer Reading.

On July 26, have fun & enjoy an ice cream party with Tosh and the staff of the West Union Library.

Shark Cart @ Peebles Library
Jul 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Shark Cart @ Peebles Library | Peebles | Ohio | United States

All ages welcome to the Peebles Library on July 26, where the Newport Aquarium will be putting on their WAVE program with the shark cark. A live shark will be at this program.

Jul
27
Fri
Epaulette Sharks @ Manchester Library
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Epaulette Sharks @ Manchester Library | Manchester | Ohio | United States

The Manchester Library is getting wild this summer! The Wave Foundation, provided by the Newport Aquarium, is going to bring an Epaulette Shark to the Adams County Libraries. Get up close to these amazing creatures as you discover the importance of conservancy. Also, you will learn some fun facts and misconceptions of sharks. You can see several animal artifacts, too.

Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library
Jul 27 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Kids Lunch @ Adams County Public Library

Summer Lunch Service is offered at the Adams County Public Library. June 4 – 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 ABCAP. 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.

Epaulette Sharks @ West Union Library
Jul 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Epaulette Sharks @ West Union Library | West Union | Ohio | United States

The West Union Library is getting wild this summer! The Wave Foundation, provided by the Newport Aquarium, is going to bring an Epaulette Shark to the Adams County Libraries. Get up close to these amazing creatures as you discover the importance of conservancy. Also, you will learn some fun facts and misconceptions of sharks. You can see several animal artifacts, too.

Jul
28
Sat
Picnic Finale @ North Adams Public Library
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Picnic Finale @ North Adams Public Library | Seaman | Ohio | United States

End the Summer Reading Program on a good note at the North Adams Library. Families are invited to our Finale Picnic to enjoy hot dogs, chips, and other refreshments. Door prizes will be awarded during this program.

STEM Saturday @ North Adams Library
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
STEM Saturday @ North Adams Library | Seaman | Ohio | United States

STEM Saturday continues in July. Kids ages 8 and up, come explore Cubelets. Cubelets are modular robots that make it easy to learn how to think about programming and cause and effect. Build robots out of cubes with different programs. Every build will have unique behavior and interacts with the environment.

  • July 7: Manchester Library at 11:00 a.m.
  • July 14: West Union Library at 11:00 a.m.
  • July 21: Peebles Library at 11:00 a.m.
  • July 28: North Adams Library at 11:00 a.m.
Finale Concert @ Peebles Library
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Finale Concert @ Peebles Library | Peebles | Ohio | United States

All ages welcome to the Peebles Library on July 28, enjoy a variety of music performed by Nicholas Slone, Fires of Winter, & HOTROD and the Fastlane. Bring chairs or blankets as this event will be outside weather permitting. The grand prize will be drawn at this event.

Jul
31
Tue
Story Time @ Manchester Library
Jul 31 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Story Time @ Manchester Library | Manchester | Ohio | United States

Preschoolers and parents, join Deborah for Story Time at the Manchester Library, each Tuesday evening at 5:30 p.m. We’ll help your child discover the joy of reading, and develop early literacy skills, through read-aloud stories, crafts, motion and singing games, and more.

Aug
1
Wed
Story Time @ Peebles Library
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Story Time @ Peebles Library | Peebles | Ohio | United States

Weekly Story Time for young children, parents, and caregivers at the Peebles Library with Ms Sherry happens each Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Join us for reading, crafts, and fun with friends at the library.