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August 12, 2020

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Relax and read at library

As part of the summer reading program, Ada Public Library hosts "Read and Relax" every Friday from 1-4 p.m. This is open to all ages. 

Double feature at library on Wednesday

Ada Public Library features a free showing of two movies on Wednesday, June 26:

11 a.m.
Ralph Breaks the Internet (PG)

3 p.m.
The Kid who would be King (PG)

These movie showings are part of the library’s summer reading program activities. Popcorn will be provided. You may bring a drink with a lid. 

About the movies
Ralph Breaks the Internet (PG)

Sequel to "Wreck-it Ralph", video game bad guy Ralph and now-friend Vanellope von Schweetz risk it all by traveling into the uncharted Internet in search of a replacement part to save Vanellope's favorite video game, "Sugar Rush."

Coding Unplugged session at library on Wednesday

Ada Public Library is hosting "Coding Unplugged" on Wednesday, June 26 at 6 p.m.  Chloe Noel, technology assistant, will be leading the session for sixth through eighth graders, on how to write computer code without a computer. 

This is part of the summer reading program. Participants will receive a ticket towards prizes.

What's on at the library this week?

Ada Public Library has a week full of free and fun activities, as part of their summer reading program, "A Universe of Stories." 

The program runs through June to July 13, with events for all ages.

Here's what's on this week, June 24 through June 29:

Monday, June 24
11 a.m. - Elementary Art (for K-2nd grades)
1 p.m. - Tween Art (for 3rd-5th grades)
3 p.m. - Teen Art & Waffles (for 6th-12th grades)

“We're collecting school supplies”

All donations benefit Restore’s back to school bash

Ada Public Library is collecting school supplies and giving weekly prizes, as part of their summer program.

Here's how it works: bring in a new, packaged item from the Ada schools supply list (see below) and receive a ticket for the weekly prize drawing. These prize drawings will occur once a week, each Monday, for anyone who has donated school supplies.

“Hidden Figures” showing Saturday at library

Story of three African-American women who worked for NASA in the 1960s

Ada Public Library features a free showing of the movie “Hidden Figures,” at noon on Saturday, June 22. The movie is part of the library’s summer reading program activities.

About the movie
Hidden Figures is a 2016 film, loosely based on the non-fiction book of the same name by Margot Lee Shetterly, about three black female mathematicians who worked at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) during the Space Race. According to 20th Century Fox, "The visionary trio crossed all gender and racial line and inspired generations."