Dust off your school skills during August and get ready to go back to school at the Adams County Public Library. Did you know that reading aloud to your child for just 15 minutes each day is the single most important thing parents and caregivers can do to help children be ready to succeed in school? Each Adams County Public Library has thousands of books for children of all ages, and we happy to help you find the perfect book to read together. Join us each week for read aloud stories in the library during Story Time at your local branch. Visit adamscolibrary.org for details, or call your local library for more information.
Stop by the Peebles Library August 4-14 and check out books in order to participate in our Back to School Supplies drawing. Each day you stop by and check out books, you can pick up a free spiral notebook or composition book at the desk, while supplies. Enter your name and phone number in one of several drawings for back-to-school supplies, including fully-loaded backpacks, an alarm clock, scientific calculator, lamp, and duffel bag. Check out books every day, and you could enter your name up to ten times. Then join us at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15 for the prize drawings. Peebles Police Chief Rob Music will stop by the talk about you can keep yourself and others safe when you head back to school.
Teens, get ready to go back to school in style. At 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11 get crafty with Deborah at the Manchester Library and create your own custom locker magnets, bookmarks, and explore other crafty techniques for customizing your school gear. For more information, call Deborah at 937-385-2556.
Come to the Family Nutrition Program at the Peebles Library at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13. Marsha McCormick will share tips about including a rainbow of fresh fruits and vegetables in your family’s diet, for greater health benefits. We will sample a colorful fruit salad, and talk about recipes. This free program is sponsored by the SNAP-Ed Program of OSU Extension of Adams County.
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Library hours are Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and extended evening hours are as follows: Manchester, Monday and Wednesday until 7 p.m; North Adams, Tuesday and Thursday until 7 p.m.; Peebles, Monday and Wednesday until 7 p.m.; West Union, Tuesday and Thursday until 7 p.m.