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News & Upcoming Events

Summer Reading Program

Football!  South Adams football coach Grant Moser and Adams Central football coach Michael Mosser and players.

Wednesday, June 29th at 1:00 p.m.

Upstairs Reading Room


The library will be closed from

Saturday, July 2nd - Monday, July 4th

in observation of Independence Day. 

Summer Reading Facebook Contest

Celebrate Summer Reading by joining in on our Facebook Fun!

During May 29-July 3, like our page and watch for contests and giveaways. 

Summer Reading Important Dates:

Last day for Elementary and Teen students to read: Saturday, July 9th.

Turn in Little Learners activity sheets & Elementary minutes by Monday, July 11th.

Last day to turn in Teen minutes: Friday, July 15th.

Adult summer reading ends Saturday, July 23rd.

Bingo! Night

July 11th at 6:30 p.m.

Prizes, food, and fun. Everyone is welcome!


Summer Reading

May 29 through July 9

• Little Learners: All ages before kindergarten

• Elementary: Finishing grades K - 5.  Programs each Wednesday at 1:00 p.m.

Elementary Summer Reading Guidelines

  Elementary Summer Reading Minutes Sheet

  • Teen: Students completing 6th grade – college age

• Adult: May 29 – July 23, 2016.  Open to anyone ages 18 – 118.

Click "Adult" "Teen" or "Children" under the Services tab for more
information relating to each age group. 

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Sync Downloads

 Now through August 17th

Ages 13 and up

Download two paired audiobooks each week!

Click here: Sync audiobooks for teens.

Thanks to a grant from the Adams County Community Foundation and a donation, the Berne Public Library has had Scene Savers digitize four 16mm films of the 1952 Berne Centennial celebration.


The Indiana State Library and the State Parks division of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources formed a partnership to provide one (1) annual park pass to each library system in Indiana.

For details, visit the library or call 589-2809.

This opportunity is in recognition of the Indiana State Parks system’s 100th year and is part of Indiana’s Bicentennial celebration.

Store Your Library Card on Your Smartphone

Use your smartphone as your library card!  Just install an app on your phone and add your library card information.

Available apps include: KeyRing, CardStar or Stocard

These apps will also store other loyalty and membership cards!