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Adams County Library News

What are you reading? Peebles Library staff Jeannie, Robyn, and Bev share a few good books.
What are you reading? Peebles Library staff Jeannie, Robyn, and Bev share a few good books.

By Jessica Dooley

The Adams County Public Library is hosting Book Sales this weekend. Join the Peebles Magazine Club for a Book Sale at the Peebles Library on Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7 from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Browse hundreds of hardback fiction and nonfiction books, including craft and cookbooks, and a large amount of children’s nonfiction, as well as movies.

On Saturday, May 7, the Manchester Friends of the Library will hold a Book Sale at the Manchester Library from 1o a.m.- 3 p.m. Pick up hardback and paperback fiction and nonfiction, children’s items, VHS movies, audios, magazines, and more. The West Union Library and North Adams Library are currently holding passive book sales during library open hours. Stop by to browse marked displays of items removed from the library’s collection. New items are added to the sale daily. All sales benefit the Friends of the Library organizations, who use the funds to support library programs, including the Summer Reading Program. For more information, visit the library’s website, or call your local branch.

On Thursday, May 5, kids and teens are invited to join Julia for a Cinco de Mayo Festival at the North Adams Library at 3 p.m. Join in face painting tutorials, learn more about Mexican culture and traditional Cinco de Mayo activities, enjoy snacks, dance along to Latin music, and have fun with friends at the library. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Julia at 937-386-2556.

Comic books and graphic novels are now available for digital download when you use your Adams County Public Library card. Visit ohioebooks.org and click on Comics and Graphics Novels under eBook Fiction to borrow graphic novels from DC Comics, including Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Teen Titans, Suicide Squad, Watchmen, V for Vendetta, and more. Use your library card number and PIN to log in and download graphic novels to your tablet, smartphone, or computer.

If the title you’d like to borrow is currently checked out, enter your email address to place a hold. As soon as the title becomes available, you’ll receive an email notifying you it’s available for download. The library also offers digital downloads of titles from Dark Horse Comics. Visit adamscolibrary.org, and click on BiblioBoard to get started, and log in with your library card number. Browse Dark Horse Comics titles including Aliens, Conan, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Hellboy, The Strain, and many more. Install the free BiblioBoard app on your tablet or smartphone to download unlimited Dark Horse Comics. Keep Dark Horse Comics downloads with no due date, and read them in your BiblioBoard app.

The Adams County Public Library is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m.- 7 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Visit us online at adamscolibrary.org, or like the Adams County Public Library on Facebook and Twitter. Need to renew your items or place holds? Visit the Online Catalog, and log in with your library card number and PIN. The Ohio Digital Library is always open at ohioebooks.org. Use your library card to download eBooks, audio books, MP3 music, and streaming video. The Adams County Public Library offers free wireless Internet, available at the library 24/7. To see upcoming library events, including Book Clubs, teen activity club, after school programs, preschool story time, and more, visit adamscolibrary.org, and click on the Calendar of Events.

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