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Teen Art classKids ages 10 – 18 are invited to join us for teen events and activities, scheduled at your local Adams County Public Library. Have an idea for a teen get together? Talk to your librarian!

Teen Activity Club – Teens and tweens ages 10 and up are invited to join Holly at the Manchester Library, every Tuesday at 3:30 pm, to create crafts, discuss books and movies, work on group projects, eat treats, and have fun with friends.

Teen Activity Club – Teens and tweens ages 10 and up are invited to join Allison at the North Adams Library on the third Thursday of each month at 3:00 p.m. We’ll make crafts, experiment with STEM activities, and socialize with peers, all while enjoying snacks.

Teen Art Class – Join Donelle at the West Union Library, every other Thursday at 10:30 am, for a hands-on Teen Art Class. The Peebles Library offers this class on opposite Thursdays at 5:00 pm. Bring sketchpad, pencils, and pencil sharpener with you to each class. Materials for special projects will be provided.

Tween Activity Club– Join Mr. Andrew on Tuesdays at 3:30 pm at the West Union Library for snacks, crafts, friends, and more! Ages 8-13.

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.

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.

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.

Jun
10
Thu
Family Traditions Animal Adventure @ Manchester Library
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Family Traditions Animal Adventure @ Manchester 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 937-549-3359.

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

Jun
15
Tue
Sidewalk Chalk Art @ Peebles Library
Jun 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sidewalk Chalk Art @ Peebles Library

Children and teens are invited to join Sabrena for an hour of chalk drawing fun! This program is for ages 3-17. Children will be safely distanced from one another and will be given a marked area where they can draw. Chalk will be provided. Participants must return the chalk before they leave. Everyone, aged 2 and up, will be required to wear face coverings. Masks are available upon requestSpace is limited, so please sign up for this program by calling the Peebles Public Library at 937-587-2085. 

Jun
21
Mon
Raptor Inc. All About Owls @ West Union Library
Jun 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Raptor Inc. All About Owls @ West Union Library

The Cincinnati non-profit Raptor Inc. will visit the West Union Library with three live owl ambassadors. This 45-minute program will focus specifically on owls native to our area. Masks will be provided and distancing observed. Seating is limited, so please sign up for this program by calling the West Union Library at 937-544-2591.

Jun
23
Wed
DIY Bird Feeder @ North Adams Library
Jun 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
DIY Bird Feeder @ North Adams Library

Attract birds to your yard by making your own bird feeder! Participants of all ages will get to make and decorate one of two types of DIY bird feeders. You can take them home and hang them in your yard to watch the different Ohio birds that will come to feed. Supplies and space are limited, so please sign up for this program by calling the North Adams Library at 937-386-2556.

Since this program is outdoors, it will occur weather permitting. If it rains on June 23, we will reschedule this program for Wednesday, June 30 @ 11:00 a.m. Stay tuned to our website and Facebook page for details.

Jun
24
Thu
Flower Fun @ Manchester Library
Jun 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Flower Fun @ Manchester Library

Time to get creative with flowers! Individuals of all ages will be able to fill up their pots with soil, flower seeds, rocks, and one or two mini garden pieces! Take it home and watch the magic grow. With limited space and supplies, please give us a call at the Manchester Public Library at 937-549-3359 and pre-register for this program.

Since this program is outdoors, it will occur weather permitting. If it rains on June 24, we will reschedule this program for Thursday, July 8th @ 11 a.m. Visit our website and Facebook page for details.

Jun
29
Tue
Raptor Inc. Beaks and Talons @ Peebles Library
Jun 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Raptor Inc. Beaks and Talons @ Peebles Library

Families are invited to the Peebles Library to listen to the avian ambassadors of Raptor Inc. During this program, families will learn about raptors’ habitats, diets, nesting habits, and other interesting facts. Everyone, aged 2 and up, will be required to wear face coverings. Masks are available upon request. Space is limited so please sign up for this program by calling the Peebles Public Library at 937-587-2085.

Jul
1
Thu
Movie Night Take-Home Kits @ Manchester Library
Jul 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Movie Night Take-Home Kits @ Manchester Library

This program is first-come, first-serve, and will take place during hours of the program only. Individuals will be able to pick up a Movie Night Take-Home Kit, while supplies last. Patrons can check out a movie from the library or watch one already at home. (Movies will not be included in the kits). Kits will have a variety of snacks, along with a few goodies to enjoy as well. For more information, give us a call at the Manchester Public Library at 937-549-3359.

Jul
5
Mon
Outdoor Canvas Painting @ West Union Library
Jul 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Outdoor Canvas Painting @ West Union Library

One of ACPL’s most popular programs is back – post-quarantine style! Come for an
outdoor guided painting session with West Union Library Programmer Donelle Lacy. Families will be guided in creating a bright, summer painting to take home. Masks will be provided and distancing observed. Seating is limited, so please sign up for this program by calling the West Union Library at 937-544-2591.

Since this is an outdoor event, this program will take place weather permitting. If it rains, we will reschedule the program for Monday, July 19 @ 10:00 a.m. Stay tuned to our website and Facebook page for details.

Jul
6
Tue
Animal Face Stress Balls @ Peebles Library
Jul 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Animal Face Stress Balls @ Peebles Library

Come make animal face stress balls to take home! Participants can choose from the faces provided or come up with different designs. This program is for kids and teens, ages 8-18. Everyone, aged 2 and up, will be required to wear face coverings. Masks are available upon request. Space and supplies are limited, so please sign up for this program by calling the Peebles Public Library at 937-587-2085.

Jul
7
Wed
Animal Sidewalk Art @ North Adams Library
Jul 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Animal Sidewalk Art @ North Adams Library

Let your creative side fly! Families of all ages are welcome to join us in bringing our sidewalk to life! Participants will get to decorate the library’s sidewalk with chalk drawings of their favorite animals or animal tracks. Space is limited, so please sign up for this program by calling the North Adams Library at 937-386-2556.

Since this program is outdoors, it will occur weather permitting. If it rains, we will reschedule this program for Wednesday, July 14 @ 11:00 a.m. Stay tuned to our website and Facebook page for details.

Jul
20
Tue
Water Balloon Toss Challenge @ Peebles Library
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Water Balloon Toss Challenge @ Peebles Library

Celebrate the end of the 2021 Summer Reading Program with a day of water tossing fun! Participants will create their own 2-person teams. Prizes will be awarded to both winners and participants. Everyone, aged 2 and up, will be required to wear face coverings. Masks are available upon request. Space is limited, so please sign up for this program by calling the Peebles Public Library at 937-587-2085.

Jul
26
Mon
The Wuest Family @ West Union Library
Jul 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Wuest Family @ West Union Library

Celebrate the end of our 2021 Summer Reading Program with uplifting bluegrass, folk, and jazz music performed outdoors by our local talent the Wuest Family. Masks will be provided and distancing observed. Please sign up for this program by calling the West Union Library at 937-544- 2591.

Jul
29
Thu
Craft Kits-to-Go @ Manchester Library
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Craft Kits-to-Go @ Manchester Library

To celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program, join us for Craft Kits-to-Go! This program features age-appropriate crafts for all ages readily available for patrons to pick up and take home. For more information, give us a call at the Manchester Public Library at 937-549-3359