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Summer Reading Program

Free Lunch at the Library
for kids age 18 and under
June 3 – July 27
Monday – Friday @ 12:00 p.m.
No enrollment needed.
Just stop by the library!

USDA Summer Food Service

Sign Up, Read Books, Earn Prizes!
June 3 – July 27, 2019
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How To Participate in Summer Reading:

  1. Sign up at your library, starting June 3. Check out some books, and get started on your reading goal. (Or sign up online, in advance!)
  2. Keep track of the books you read in your Reading Log. Audio books and eBooks count, too! (You can log your reading online, or in the Beanstack app for iOS or Android!)
  3. When you reach your reading goal, turn in your completed Reading Log to receive a prize! Your name will also be entered in the Grand Prize Drawing. Completed logs must be turned in by July 27.

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 Armstrong Air & Space Museum, Ohio Renaissance Festival, Ohio State Fair, McDonald’s, United Dairy Farmers, Ohio Parks Service, Cincinnati Reds, Giovanni’s Pizza, Snappy Tomato Pizza of Seaman, Snappy Tomato Pizza of West Union, 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
3
Mon
Tween Program @ West Union Library
Jun 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tween Program @ West Union Library

It’s Summer Reading time! Kick off your summer by joining the West Union Library as they make moon phase cookies and ice cream.  Ages 8-18

Tween Program @ Peebles Library
Jun 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tween Program @ Peebles Library

It’s Summer Reading time! Kick off your summer by joining the Peebles Library as they make moon phase cookies and ice cream.  Ages 8-18

Jun
5
Wed
Story Time @ Peebles Library
Jun 5 @ 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 Raymond happens each Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Join us for reading, crafts, and fun with friends at the library. Following the theme A Universe of Stories for the 2019 Summer reading Program this weeks craft is making space magnets.

Tween Program @ Manchester Library
Jun 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tween Program @ Manchester Library

It’s Summer Reading time! Kick off your summer by joining the Manchester Library as they make moon phase cookies and ice cream.  Ages 8-18

Jun
6
Thu
Family Program @ North Adams Library
Jun 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Family Program @ North Adams Library

It’s slime time! Visit the library on June 6th and create your own galaxy slime! Mesmerize your friends and stretch, pull, and shimmer away your day! All ages welcome!

Jun
10
Mon
Tween Program @ West Union Library
Jun 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tween Program @ West Union Library

Here come the space eggs! Alien eggs are falling to earth and you must build a barrier so they land safely. Visit the West Union Library as we look through different materials, build our own egg containers, and drop them from a ladder! Will your space egg survive? Ages 8-18

Jun
11
Tue
Tween Program @ Peebles Library
Jun 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tween Program @ Peebles Library

Here come the space eggs! Alien eggs are falling to earth and you must build a barrier so they land safely. Visit the Peebles Library as we look through different materials, build our own egg containers, and drop them from a ladder! Will your space egg survive? Ages 8-18

Jun
12
Wed
Story Time @ Peebles Library
Jun 12 @ 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 Raymond happens each Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Join us for reading, crafts, and fun with friends at the library. Following the theme A Universe of Stories for the 2019 Summer reading Program this weeks craft is lacing constellation cards.

Tween Program @ Manchester Library
Jun 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tween Program @ Manchester Library

Here come the space eggs! Alien eggs are falling to earth and you must build a barrier so they land safely. Visit the Manchester Library as we look through different materials, build our own egg containers, and drop them from a ladder! Will your space egg survive? Ages 8-18

Jun
13
Thu
Family Program @ North Adams Library
Jun 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Family Program @ North Adams Library

Join Ms. Julia and create your very own celestial scratch art! Scratch black coated paper and reveal a world of color underneath! All ages welcome.

Jun
17
Mon
Tween Program @ West Union Library
Jun 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tween Program @ West Union Library

Bleach art t-shirts are a wonderful way to express yourself through art! Create your own space design and show your community you are willing to reach for the stars! Bring one black t-shirt and the library will take care of the rest! T-shirts not provided. Ages 8-18

Jun
18
Tue
Tween Program @ Peebles Library
Jun 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tween Program @ Peebles Library

Bleach art t-shirts are a wonderful way to express yourself through art! Create your own space design and show your community you are willing to reach for the stars! Bring one black t-shirt and the library will take care of the rest!

T-shirts not provided. Ages 8-18

Jun
19
Wed
Story Time @ Peebles Library
Jun 19 @ 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 Raymond happens each Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Join us for reading, crafts, and fun with friends at the library. Following the theme A Universe of Stories for the 2019 Summer reading Program this weeks craft is monster flower magnets.

Tween Program @ Manchester Library
Jun 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tween Program @ Manchester Library

Bleach art t-shirts are a wonderful way to express yourself through art! Create your own space design and show your community you are willing to reach for the stars! Bring one black t-shirt and the library will take care of the rest! T-shirts not provided. Ages 8-18

Jun
20
Thu
Family Program @ North Adams Library
Jun 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Family Program @ North Adams Library

It’s craft time! Astral String Art is a fun way to create unique works of art based on space. Join Julia at 11 a.m. and create your own work of art today! All ages welcome.

Jun
24
Mon
Tween Program @ West Union Library
Jun 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tween Program @ West Union Library

Trying to find a new creative outlet? Space rocks is an inventive way to practice your painting skills while using a natural canvas. Join Andrew as he introduces fun and inspiring designs to make a dull day an absolute delight! Ages 8-18

Jun
25
Tue
Tween Program @ Peebles Library
Jun 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tween Program @ Peebles Library

Trying to find a new creative outlet? Space rocks is an inventive way to practice your painting skills while using a natural canvas. Join Raymond as he introduces fun and inspiring designs to make a dull day an absolute delight! Ages 8-18

Jun
26
Wed
Story Time @ Peebles Library
Jun 26 @ 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 Raymond happens each Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Join us for reading, crafts, and fun with friends at the library. Following the theme A Universe of Stories for the 2019 Summer reading Program this weeks craft is glow in the dark cd catchers.

Tween Program @ Manchester Library
Jun 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tween Program @ Manchester Library

Trying to find a new creative outlet? Space rocks is an inventive way to practice your painting skills while using a natural canvas. Join Holly as she introduces fun and inspiring designs to make a dull day an absolute delight! Ages 8-18

Jun
27
Thu
Family Program @ North Adams Library
Jun 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Family Program @ North Adams Library

Join Julia and paint your own intergalactic seashells! This is a great craft that teaches you precision and uses a media that makes you think outside the box. All ages welcome!