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

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

Check Em Out Book Club

Check Em Out Book Club

Adams Public Library's online book club! Check 'Em Out Book Club is designed for all those who love to engage with others on what they are reading. Participants can read and discuss at their own pace & on their own time schedule. A new book will be unveiled each month.

Check Em Out Book Club

Events

NEW Event Calendar »

PAWS to R.E.A.D.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Children's Area - APLS Decatur
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Enjoy private reading time with WILLOW, a certified therapy dog, and her trainer Olivia.

Reserve your 10 minutes of private reading time at the Children's Circulation desk and read to Willow!

Adams Co Needles, Hooks and Pins

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Meeting Room - APLS Decatur
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Whether you are a new to handcrafting or a seasoned veteran, join our group for companionship, fun and crafts! New members always welcome.

2 & 3 Year Old Early Literacy Class

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Children's Area - APLS Decatur
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Educating your child through discovery, curiosity, fun and play! Stories, music and lots of action! Registration is required in Children's Services

4 & 5 Year Old Early Literacy

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Children's Area - APLS Decatur
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Educating your child through discovery, curiosity, fun and play!Lots of stories, action and music followed by a craft! Registration is required in Children's Services.

Friends of the Library Meeting

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Meeting Room - APLS Decatur
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

A meeting of the Friends of the Library board

E-Book Tutorial

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Makerspace - APLS Decatur
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

LEGO Club

Thursday, March 21, 2019
Children's Area - APLS Decatur
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Create your own LEGO masterpiece!!! Join like-minded kids for some creative LEGO building! Build to a new LEGO challenge each session with the library's LEGOS.

Early Literacy Storytimes

Friday, March 22, 2019
Children's Area - APLS Geneva
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us each with for a special preschool storytime and related fun activities to develop early literacy skills.  All preschool aged children are welcome to attend!

Pinterest Crafts

Friday, March 22, 2019
Meeting Room - APLS Decatur
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Lapsit

Monday, March 25, 2019
Children's Area - APLS Decatur
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Early Literacy for babies, infant through 24 months, & Caregiver Lots of action, music, short stories, and BUBBLES!!! Registration is required in Children's Services

Hoopla.

Instantly borrow eBooks, audiobooks, comics, movies, music, and more, 24/7 with your library card.

Hoopla

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.

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

APLS - Decatur
128 S 3rd St
Decatur, IN 46733
260-724-2605
F 260-724-2877
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu: 9am - 8pm
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, Tue, Wed, Fri: 10am - 5pm
Thu: 10am - 8pm
Sat: 9am - 12pm

The Adams Public Library System serves all people of the Decatur and Geneva communities by acquiring, organizing, and providing access and guidance to a wide variety of information and materials to help fulfill the intellectual, educational, social, and recreational needs of this community in an atmosphere that is welcoming, respectful, and businesslike.

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