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September 23, 2019

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What are you reading?

Debbie Engelhardt's list spreads from Amish fiction to Christian fiction

By Darlene Bowers
"Better to stop one paddle short than one too far."
— Suzanne Woods Fisher, A Lancaster County Christmas

Debbie Engelhardt, substitute teacher, 45 year Alger resident

A Lancaster County Christmas by Suzanne Woods Fisher is Debbie Engelhardt’s favorite book “It is a good Amish Christmas story,” shares Debbie.

Tech tips to help you avoid scams

Do not call the number

By Chloe Noel
Ada Public Library tech trainer

As a technology trainer working in public libraries for over three years, one unfortunate trend I've seen increasing is the number of fake viruses and scams. In order to help keep your technology (and your bank account) safe from online scammers, I've compiled a list of things to watch for.

1) It is easier now for people to make fake viruses than it is to make real ones. These fake viruses usually pop up on your screen with a message saying something like "Your computer has been infected. Call Windows (or Microsoft) Tech Support at XXX-XXX-XXXX.”

Check out upcoming library programs

Programs at the Ada Public Library during the first week of August include:
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 6:30 p.m., knit and crochet club.
Friday, Aug. 3, 3 p.m., coloring club.
Monday, Aug. 6, 7 p.m., BINGO for all ages.
Tuesday, Aug. 7, 11 a.m., family storytime; 6 p.m., family storytime; 7 p.m., adult book group.
Wednesday, Aug. 8, 11 a.m., PG movie “Monsters vs. Aliens;” 3 p.m., PG movie, “E.T. the Extraterrestrial.”

What are you reading?

Erin Chrissobolis: “The Bible is history, romance, action, adventure and absolute truth all in one!”

By Darlene Bowers
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
- Romans 15:13, The Holy Bible

Erin Chrissobolis, wife and mother,
Ada Public Library Board member,
3 year Ada resident

The Bible, considered the sacred scripture of Christianity with the first five books considered the sacred scripture of Judaism is Erin Chrissobolis’ favorite book.

550 readers in summer reading program

First year participants top 500

Don't forget to check out the Slime Day video - Click here

By Monty Siekerman
The Ada Public Library ended the summer reading program last week with the most ever participants.

This year, 550 local residents turned in logs about what they read. This is the first year that the library has passed the 500 figure.

To end the program, the library sponsored a pool/pizza party and the traditional “sliming” of the library director and youth services director, Rhett Grant and Natalie Walton.

What are you reading?

"The Book Thief" is on the top of the list for Rosemary Carman

By Darlene Bowers
Join us this summer as the Ada Public Library and the Ada Icon team up to share favorite books from readers of all ages all over the region. Summer is the perfect time to check out the new library renovation (if you haven’t already) and check out some books. Check the Ada Icon frequently to see who is reading what and grab some ideas for your next reading adventure.

Rosemary Carman