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Happy 99th anniversary Ada Public Library!

HAPPY 99th ANNIVERSARY, Ada Public Library!

From the women's restroom at the old town hall, to its current location on Main Street, the Library has had many faces.

Celebrate with the library today and for the rest of the year, and stay tuned for its 100th anniversary events in 2017. For more on the Ada Public Library's history.

And don't forget to sign-up for the Ada Library's Summer Reading 2016 program. It runs Saturday, June 4 to Saturday, July 16, beginning this weekend at the kick-off from 10a.m. to 2p.m. at the library.

Ada Public Library Summer Reading

Stop by the Ada Public Library on Saturday, June 4th, 10a.m.-2p.m. to sign up for Summer Reading 2016, or to enjoy face painting, 4-H animals, Touch-a-Truck, or to buy books at the huge FRIENDS of the Library Used Book Sale.

Summer Reading will run from Saturday, June 4th - Saturday, July 16th, and has something for everyone! The 6 week Summer Reading calendar is stuffed full of programs for all ages: events geared toward babies and toddlers, daily fun for elementary and high school aged students, and programs of interest for Adult too!

Summer Reading is for all ages, the program varying slightly by age, and everyone, from babies - adults, can compete for prizes.

Summer reading kick-off June 4

Ada Public Livrary has a summer reading kick-off you won't want to miss.

It's from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, June 4, according to Amanda Bennett of the library.

It includes a used book sake, 4-H animal exhibit, touch-a-truck, face painting and lots more. Watch the Icon for more details.

Ada Public Library Hiring Substitute Clerk

The Ada Public Library is currently taking resumes for a Substitute Clerk. The position will work on an as needed basis, does not include benefits, and pays $9/hr. Training will begin immediately after hire.

Those interested in the position may stop by the Library for a list of the Substitute Clerk's resposibilites, as well as to drop off a resume.

The deadline for those parties interested is Friday, May 20th.

FRIENDS of the Ada Library Fundraiser

The FRIENDS of the Ada Public Library--think the Library's booster club--is hosting a fundraiser this coming Monday May 9th at El Campo Restaurant.

There will be Trivia and a 50/50 Raffle from 5:30-7p.m. and even if you're not a trivia fan, consider eating at El Campo--10% of the proceeds, between 4p.m.-10p.m. will go to the FRIENDS of the Library.

The FRIENDS of the Library supports the Library in many ways, inluding running used books sales, making donations toward items the Library needs (i.e. a storytime rug), and hosting events like their famous Halloween Party--this year alone over 600 people attended the FRIENDS of the Ada Library Halloween Party!

Mark Your Calendars for Summer Reading 2016

It's less than a month away--mark your calendars for the Ada Public Library Summer Reading Kick-Off, which includes:

  • Summer Reading Sign-up
  • 4-H Animals
  • Face Painting
  • Touch-a-Truck
  • a HUGE Used Book Sale

All events are free, except the Used Book Sale of course! Funds raised by the Book Sale--which will be run by FRIENDS of the Library members--go back to the Library and help in programming costs.

If you don't already have an Ada Library card consider signing-up today, as it will be needed to participate in the Summer Reading program.