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

Makerspace

Makerspace

The Makerspace, has two VHS to DVD conversion stations. Don't let your memories fade in this old technology. Get your home movies transferred to DVD's so those memories can be preserved and shared to the next generation. Come in or call and ask about this service!

Makerspace

Events

NEW Event Calendar »

FOL Book Sale

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Meeting Room - APLS Decatur
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Friends of the Library Book Sale -- great buys for all ages!

Lego Club

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Children's Area - APLS Geneva
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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!

PAWS to R.E.A.D.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Children's Area - APLS Decatur
4:00 PM - 4:30 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!

FOL Book Sale

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Meeting Room - APLS Decatur
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Friends of the Library Book Sale -- great buys for all ages!

Adams Co Needles, Hooks and Pins

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Small Group Spaces - 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, October 17, 2018
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, October 17, 2018
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.

Dungeons and Dragons

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Makerspace - APLS Decatur
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join the adventure with the world's most famous tabletop game.

New heroes ages 12 and up are welcome!

E-book Tutorial

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Small Group Spaces - APLS Decatur
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Do you want to check out e-books, but don't know how? Now is your chance to learn! On October 15th and 17th, APLS will be holding open informational sessions on all of the e-resources that we offer, how to get them on your electronic devices, and how to navigate the platforms! 

FOL Book Sale

Thursday, October 18, 2018
Meeting Room - APLS Decatur
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Friends of the Library Book Sale -- great buys for all ages!

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: 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

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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