Children's Services

Children's Services

Children's services includes regular Early Literacy Classes for all ages, summer reading programs, 1000 Books before Kindergarten, and other reading programs. The creative Play area includes Legos, puppets, costumes, and more for fun interactive learning.

Children's Services

Genealogy

Genealogy

Start your Genealogy Research here! The Decatur and Geneva locations both house large collections of primary and secondary documents, newspapers, directories and more. Online searchable databases include Ancestry and HeritageQuest at no cost to you.

Genealogy

Makerspace

Makerspace

The Makerspace offers new and cutting edge technology to the community! Be creative with our Cricut machine, and learn about 3D printing with MakerBot,

Makerspace

Events

LEGO Club

Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 3:30 PM
APLS-Geneva, Children's Area

Show off your creative powers and have fun building! Creations will be displayed in the Children's area each week.   Over 1000 new blocks and base plates now available! Need inspiration? Check out our selection of LEGO construction books. 

All children welcome to play!  Snacks provided.

Reference USA Training Session

Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 5:30 PM
APLS-Decatur, Meeting Room
ReferenceUSA, the premier online research and reference tool for area business professionals, sales reps, marketers, government agencies, job seekers and students.

Adams Co Needles, Hooks and Pins

Wednesday, August 24, 2016, 10:00 AM
APLS-Decatur, Meeting Room

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Reference USA.

The premier source of business and residential information, ReferenceUSA includes databases on businesses, internships, healthcare, consumer information, new movers, US and Canadian new businesses, and standard white pages. Join us, on Aug. 23, for our Free Workshop to learn how you can leverage the search power of Reference USA.

Reference USA

Tumblebooks.

Collection of over 1000 online and interactive children’s books. Quizzes, games, puzzles and more add to the learning environment. Easy access inside the library, and free access outside the library with a valid library card.

Tumblebooks

Ancestry Library Edition.

Access to census records, vital records, city directories, military records, immigration records, and more. Free access to these resources is limited to searching within the library’s networks.

Ancestry Library Edition

APLS - Decatur
128 S 3rd St
Decatur, IN 46733
260-724-2605
F 260-724-2877
Mon, Tue, Wed: 9am - 8pm
Thu, Fri: 9am - 5pm
Sat: 9am - 1pm
Sun: 1pm - 5pm

APLS - Geneva
305 E Line St
Geneva. IN 46740
260-368-7270
F 260-368-9776
Mon, Wed, Fri: 10am - 5pm
Tue: 1pm - 5pm
Thu: 1pm - 5pm & 6 pm - 8:30pm
Sat: 9am - 12pm

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