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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 Tuesdays, 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

May
10
Mon
Outdoor Storytime @ Manchester Library
May 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Outdoor Storytime @ Manchester Library

Manchester Public Library will be holding storytime outside! We will have a different theme each time with children’s stories, rhymes / songs, and craft kits to go. Each family pod will have a seperate area to stay in, which will be socially distanced from other families. In addition, everyone, aged 2 and up, will be required to wear a mask. Masks are available upon request. With limited space, we ask that you please call the Manchester Public Library at 937-549-3359 to pre-register for storytime.

May
11
Tue
Outdoor Storytime @ North Adams Library
May 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Outdoor Storytime @ North Adams Library

Enjoy storytime outside! This program will feature children’s books, rhymes, and take-home craft kits for preschool children. Social distancing is required; therefore, family pods will be separated into different areas. Everyone, aged 2 and up, will be required to wear face coverings. Masks are available upon request. Space is limited, so please pre-register for storytime by calling the North Adams Library at 937-386-2556

May
12
Wed
Outdoor Storytime @ Peebles Library
May 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Outdoor Storytime @ Peebles Library

Enjoy storytime outside! Our new outdoor storytimes will feature children’s books, songs or rhymes, and take-home craft kits for preschool children. Each family will have a “pod” area, which will be socially distanced from other families. Everyone aged 2 and up will be required to wear face coverings. Masks are available upon request. Space is limited, so please pre-register for storytime by calling the Peebles Library at 937-587-2085. 

May
13
Thu
Outdoor Storytime @ West Union Library
May 13 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Outdoor Storytime @ West Union Library

Enjoy storytime outside! This program will feature children’s books, songs, and simple crafts for preschool children. Social distancing is required; therefore, family pods will be separated into different areas. In addition, everyone, aged 2 and up, will be required to wear face coverings. Masks are available upon request. Gathering numbers are limited, so please call the West Union Library to pre-register for storytime at 937-544-2591.

May
17
Mon
Outdoor Storytime @ Manchester Library
May 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Outdoor Storytime @ Manchester Library

Manchester Public Library will be holding storytime outside! We will have a different theme each time with children’s stories, rhymes / songs, and craft kits to go. Each family pod will have a seperate area to stay in, which will be socially distanced from other families. In addition, everyone, aged 2 and up, will be required to wear a mask. Masks are available upon request. With limited space, we ask that you please call the Manchester Public Library at 937-549-3359 to pre-register for storytime.

May
18
Tue
Outdoor Storytime @ North Adams Library
May 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Outdoor Storytime @ North Adams Library

Enjoy storytime outside! This program will feature children’s books, rhymes, and take-home craft kits for preschool children. Social distancing is required; therefore, family pods will be separated into different areas. Everyone, aged 2 and up, will be required to wear face coverings. Masks are available upon request. Space is limited, so please pre-register for storytime by calling the North Adams Library at 937-386-2556

May
19
Wed
Outdoor Storytime @ Peebles Library
May 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Outdoor Storytime @ Peebles Library

Enjoy storytime outside! Our new outdoor storytimes will feature children’s books, songs or rhymes, and take-home craft kits for preschool children. Each family will have a “pod” area, which will be socially distanced from other families. Everyone aged 2 and up will be required to wear face coverings. Masks are available upon request. Space is limited, so please pre-register for storytime by calling the Peebles Library at 937-587-2085. 

May
20
Thu
Outdoor Storytime @ West Union Library
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Outdoor Storytime @ West Union Library

Enjoy storytime outside! This program will feature children’s books, songs, and simple crafts for preschool children. Social distancing is required; therefore, family pods will be separated into different areas. In addition, everyone, aged 2 and up, will be required to wear face coverings. Masks are available upon request. Gathering numbers are limited, so please call the West Union Library to pre-register for storytime at 937-544-2591.

May
24
Mon
Outdoor Storytime @ Manchester Library
May 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Outdoor Storytime @ Manchester Library

Manchester Public Library will be holding storytime outside! We will have a different theme each time with children’s stories, rhymes / songs, and craft kits to go. Each family pod will have a seperate area to stay in, which will be socially distanced from other families. In addition, everyone, aged 2 and up, will be required to wear a mask. Masks are available upon request. With limited space, we ask that you please call the Manchester Public Library at 937-549-3359 to pre-register for storytime.

May
25
Tue
Outdoor Storytime @ North Adams Library
May 25 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Outdoor Storytime @ North Adams Library

Enjoy storytime outside! This program will feature children’s books, rhymes, and take-home craft kits for preschool children. Social distancing is required; therefore, family pods will be separated into different areas. Everyone, aged 2 and up, will be required to wear face coverings. Masks are available upon request. Space is limited, so please pre-register for storytime by calling the North Adams Library at 937-386-2556

May
26
Wed
Outdoor Storytime @ Peebles Library
May 26 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Outdoor Storytime @ Peebles Library

Enjoy storytime outside! Our new outdoor storytimes will feature children’s books, songs or rhymes, and take-home craft kits for preschool children. Each family will have a “pod” area, which will be socially distanced from other families. Everyone aged 2 and up will be required to wear face coverings. Masks are available upon request. Space is limited, so please pre-register for storytime by calling the Peebles Library at 937-587-2085. 

May
27
Thu
Outdoor Storytime @ West Union Library
May 27 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Outdoor Storytime @ West Union Library

Enjoy storytime outside! This program will feature children’s books, songs, and simple crafts for preschool children. Social distancing is required; therefore, family pods will be separated into different areas. In addition, everyone, aged 2 and up, will be required to wear face coverings. Masks are available upon request. Gathering numbers are limited, so please call the West Union Library to pre-register for storytime at 937-544-2591.

Jun
1
Tue
Summer Outdoor Storytime @ North Adams Library
Jun 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Summer Outdoor Storytime @ North Adams Library

We’re taking our summer storytimes outside! Our outdoor storytimes will feature children’s books, rhymes, take-home craft kits, and activities to help children develop early literacy skills. Social distancing is required; therefore, family pods will be separated into different areas. In addition, everyone, aged 2 and up, will be required to wear a face covering, and adult and kids masks are available upon request. Space is limited, so please pre-register for storytime by calling the North Adams Library at 937-386-2556.

Jun
2
Wed
Summer Outdoor Storytime @ Peebles Library
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Summer Outdoor Storytime @ Peebles Library

We’re taking our summer storytimes outside! This program will feature children’s books, songs or rhymes, take-home craft kits, and activities to help children develop early literacy skills. Social distancing is required; therefore, family pods will be separated into different areas. Additionally, everyone, aged 2 and up, will be required to wear face coverings. Masks are available upon request. Space is limited, so please pre-register for storytime by calling the Peebles Library at 937-587-2085.

Jun
3
Thu
Summer Outdoor Storytime @ West Union Library
Jun 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Summer Outdoor Storytime @ West Union Library

We’re taking our summer storytimes outside! This program will feature children’s books, songs, and simple crafts for preschool children. Social distancing is required; therefore, family pods will be separated into different areas. In addition, everyone, aged 2 and up, will be required to wear face coverings. Masks are available upon request. Gathering numbers are limited, so please call the West Union Library to pre-register for storytime at 937-544-2591.

Jun
7
Mon
Family Traditions Animal Adventure @ West Union Library
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Family Traditions Animal Adventure @ West Union Library

Visit us for a one-of-a-kind petting zoo experience by Family Traditions Animal Adventure. Join us as Ryen Shively and his animal ambassadors come to our library to showcase some of their fascinating animals! Participants must properly wear masks over their noses and chins. Masks are available upon request. Social distancing is required; therefore, families must maintain a 6-foot distance from other families and groups. Hand sanitizer will be available to visitors. Participants must register for this program by calling us at 937-544-2591.

This event is supported by the State Library of Ohio with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Summer Outdoor Storytime @ Manchester Library
Jun 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Summer Outdoor Storytime @ Manchester Library

Manchester Public Library will be holding storytimes outside! We will have a different theme each time, with children’s stories, rhymes / songs, and craft kits to go. Social distancing is required; therefore, each family pod will be in a separate area, which will be socially distanced from the other families. In addition, everyone, aged 2 and up, will be required to wear a mask. Masks are available upon request. With limited space, we ask that you please call the Manchester Public Library at 937-549-3359 to pre-register for storytime.

Jun
8
Tue
Family Traditions Animal Adventure @ Peebles Library
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Family Traditions Animal Adventure @ Peebles Library

Visit us for a one-of-a-kind petting zoo experience by Family Traditions Animal Adventure. Join us as Ryen Shively and his animal ambassadors come to our library to showcase some of their fascinating animals! Participants must properly wear masks over their noses and chins. Masks are available upon request. Social distancing is required; therefore, families must maintain a 6-foot distance from other families and groups. Hand sanitizer will be available to visitors. Participants must register for this program by calling us at 937-587-2085.

This event is supported by the State Library of Ohio with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Summer Outdoor Storytime @ North Adams Library
Jun 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Summer Outdoor Storytime @ North Adams Library

We’re taking our summer storytimes outside! Our outdoor storytimes will feature children’s books, rhymes, take-home craft kits, and activities to help children develop early literacy skills. Social distancing is required; therefore, family pods will be separated into different areas. In addition, everyone, aged 2 and up, will be required to wear a face covering, and adult and kids masks are available upon request. Space is limited, so please pre-register for storytime by calling the North Adams Library at 937-386-2556.

Jun
9
Wed
Family Traditions Animal Adventure @ North Adams Library
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Family Traditions Animal Adventure @ North Adams Library

Visit us for a one-of-a-kind petting zoo experience by Family Traditions Animal Adventure. Join us as Ryen Shively and his animal ambassadors come to our library to showcase some of their fascinating animals! Participants must properly wear masks over their noses and chins. Masks are available upon request. Social distancing is required; therefore, families must maintain a 6-foot distance from other families and groups. Hand sanitizer will be available to visitors. Participants must register for this program by calling us at 937-386-2556.

This event is supported by the State Library of Ohio with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.