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Summer Reading Program

Congratulations, 2018 Summer Reading Grand Prize Winners!

2018 Manchester Library Summer Reading Grand Prize Winners

Congratulations, Manchester Public Library Summer Reading grand prize drawing winners! Anastasya, Kiera, and Wanda won a smart watch, King’s Island tickets, and Cincinnati Reds tickets.

2018 North Adams Library Summer Reading Grand Prize Winners

Congratulations, North Adams Public Library Summer Reading grand prize drawing winners! Jaylynn, Charity, Cole, and Shawn won Cincinnati Zoo tickets, Kings Island tickets, Newport Aquarium tickets, and Cincinnati Reds tickets.

2018 Peebles Library Summer Reading Grand Prize Winners

Lynn, Mary, Patrice, Frances, and Stacey won King’s Island tickets, Cincinnati Reds tickets, a Kindle Fire, MP3 player, and a gift bag. Thanks to all our prize donors, and congratulations to all our Summer Reading participants!

2018 West Union Library Summer Reading Grand Prize Winners

Grand prize drawing winners include Andrew L, Calen V, Jaylee C, Bev T, Margaret M, Dayva D, Steven B, Lacey E, and Eden S. Thank you to all our sponsors for their support!


Free Lunch at the Library
for kids age 18 and under
June 4 – 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 4 – July 28, 2018
Printable Flyer

How To Participate in Summer Reading:

  1. Sign up at your library, starting June 4. 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 28.

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 Ohio Renaissance Festival, Ohio State Fair, McDonald’s, O’Reilly’s Auto Parts, Ohio Means Jobs, United Dairy Farmers, Ohio Parks Service, Cincinnati Reds, Kings Island, Giovanni’s Pizza, Snappy Tomato Pizza, 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.


Congratulations, 2017 Summer Reading Grand Prize Winners!

2017 Summer Reading Grand Prize Winners

Grand prize drawing winners include Kylie Arnold, Dominik Smith, and Patty Pollitt (not pictured) (runner up Kandi Hughes pictured) (Manchester), Avery Lanham, Katelynn Boerger, and Annette Glasgow (North Adams), Gemma Wilson, Jessica Henderson, and Keturah Henderson (Peebles), and Taylor Evans, Lily Randolph, and Tabitha Storer (West Union). Many other summer readers received gift certificates to local restaurants, donated by community businesses in support of Summer Reading. Thank you to all our sponsors for their support!