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October 15, 2019
 

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Universe of stories this summer at the library

Summer reading kickoff Saturday 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.

“A Universe of Stories” is the theme of Ada Public Library’s 2019 Summer Reading Program.

The adventure blasts off with a huge sign-up party on Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Be sure to moonwalk on over to this interstellar event at the library.

Bagpipers, steel drum musicians, performers on stilts, a clown creating out-of-this-world balloons, farm animal petting zoo, touch-a-truck emergency service and farm vehicles (if available) and a Friends of the Library Used Book sale of galactic proportion are ready to launch!

Ada Public Library asking for donated items for summer reading program

Ada Public Library is prepping for their summer reading program - a Universe of Stories. The library is requesting donations of items to aid in summer reading projects. Items are listed below:

  • paper towel rolls
  • toilet paper rolls
  • 2 litre bottles
  • 20 oz. bottles
  • Gatorade bottles
  • empty yogurt cups
  • cardboard boxes
  • packing peanuts
  • bubble wrap
  • cookie cutters (any shape - metal or plastic)

The library thanks the community for their support.

Public library introduces Student Library Cards

It's all about encouraging summer reading

The Ada Public Library is introducing Student Library Cards this month.

The cards allow children who do not already have a Juvenile card to check out books.

Student Card holders may check out up to five items and will be fine free. They will not be charged late fees or overdue fines. Any overdue or lost items will have to be returned or replaced, but, no late or overdue fees will accrue. 

The goal of this new program is to encourage more youngsters to come and check out the library. The summer reading program kicks off at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 1.

Public Library host site on Wednesday

In-Demand Jobs Week in Ohio

Ada Public Library is a host site for an In-Demand Jobs Week in Ohio and OhioMeansJobs.

The library will host the jobs event from noon to 3 p.m., Wednesday, May 8, according to Rhett Grant, library director.

“We are excited to host In-Demand Jobs week because it allows us to share resources available for career pathways to work for job seekers” said John Folk, Director of Hardin County Job and Family Services.

Hardin County is hosting several events to spread the word that many good-paying jobs are available locally in Healthcare, information technology, manufacturing, truck driving, and construction workers. 

In-Demand Jobs Week Schedule:

Summer reading program wish list

Ada Public Library could use some "extras"

Ada Public Library's staff is preparing for its summer reading program and could use some assistance from its patrons.

According to the staff: All the activities are in place, and the prizes are being delivered daily. But, we need your help. If you have any of these items at home, would you mind donating them for our STEM programs?

• Paper towel rolls
• Toilet paper rolls
• 2-liter bottles
• 20-ounce bottles
• Gatorade bottles
• Empty yogurt cups
• Cardboard boxes
• Packing peanuts
• Bubble wreap
• Cookie cutters

Library's book discussion group will meet on May 7

to discuss “The Girls of Atomic City" by Denise Kiernan

Ada Public Library’s adult book discussion group in May will be discussing “The Girls of Atomic City" by Denise Kiernan.

The book discussion, open to the public, is at 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 7, in the library. The monthly discussion group is open to new members and registration is requested. 

Contact the circulation desk for a copy of the coming month's book or more information.

Book synopsis

"The Girls of Atomic City" tells the unbelievable true story of young women during World War II who worked in a secret city dedicated to making fuel for the first atomic bomb—only they didn’t know that.

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