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September 23, 2019

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Emergency Readiness with the Red Cross

Join us at the Ada Library on Thursday, January 22nd at 6p.m. to learn a little bit about how to be prepared for emergency situations. Folks will learn how to make an Emergency Preparedness Kit in this class, taught by a representative of the American Red Cross.

Program is FREE!


Here's January book discussion topics at the library

Ada Public Library offers readers of all ages several opportunities to join book discussion groups this month.

Here’s the January  book discussion schedule:

Tweens – 4th to 6th graders
Friday, Jan. 9, 4 p.m.
The Tale of Desperaux, by Kate Dicamillo

Teen - 8th grade to 12th graders
Thursday, Jan. 15, 4 p.m.
The False Price, by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Adult Book Group
Tuesday, Jan. 6, 7 p.m.
Issac’s Storm by Erik Larson

Amish Book Group
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1 p.m.
Reader’s Choice

Library's Twinkle heads back to North Pole

A Christmas season visitor to the Ada Public Library bids farewell to patrons until next December. Twinkle, one of Santa's elves, spent the month in the library. 

Each day Twinkle found a new location to watch patrons. And now Twinkle is ready to head back to the North Pole. He made the staff brunch for his last trick.

Accoding to the library staff: "It was so nice to have him around the library; watching and listening for all the good boys and girls. Thanks to you, we made the nice list!"

Ada library has great idea for a Christmas gift

Here's a great idea from the Ada Public Library:

Trying to shop for that person who has everything?

Give a tribute donation and benefit the Ada Library. Donations of any shape or size benefit the patrons of the Library and your community, while also honoring your dear family and friends.

Gifts of over $100 gets a memorial name plate on the plaque in the foyer of the Library.

Give me four walls, a roof and lots of yummy stuff to eat, please

Q: What has four walls, a roof and lots of yummy stuff to eat?

A: It should be obvious, but's here's a hint: Lots of these structures were built recently at the Ada Public Library. They are called gingerbread houses.

They come in a wide range of styles and accomodations. The library allowed us to link up to the Facebook photo gallery. 

For an enjoyable time, click here and check out this year's brand of Ada gingerbread houses. (There's 32 photos.)


Gingerbread Houses at the Library

This Thursday, 6p.m.-7:30p.m. and Friday, 3:30p.m.-4:30p.m. families will again be able to create Gingerbread Houses at the Ada Public Library!

All materials are provided by the library and the program is FREE, the library only requests that you stop in or call (419-634-5246) to sign-up.

There are still spots available for both days, but space is filling up fast!