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Representative Sprague to host Storytime @ Ada Library

Representative Robert Sprague (R), Ohio House District 83, will be hosting a superhero themed Storytime for the children of Hardin County this Thursday, June 11th at 1p.m. at the Ada Public Library.

This is your chance to meet your local representative!

The event is FREE and open to ALL!


NY Times Bestselling Author will be @ Ada Library

New York Times  and USA Today bestselling author, Shelley Shepard Gray, will be visiting the Ada Public Library, Saturday, June 13th at 11a.m.

Gray is best known for her Amish fiction books--which are extremely popular with the patrons of the Ada Public Library--and will be selling copies of her latest book, The Proposal at Siesta Key. The Library's Amish Book Club, led by Natalie Walton, is currently reading the first book in the series, The Promise of Palm Grove, and copies are available for checkout at the Library.

The event is FREE and open to all!

Summer reading kick-off Saturday - you won't want to miss it

Ready, set, start reading.

Ada Public Library opens its doors on Saturday for its summer reading kickoff, according to Amanda Bennett, director.

Activities take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and includes:
• Touch-a-truck (fire truck)
• 4-H animal exhibit
• Face painting
• Used book sale from the Friends of the Library

Sign-up for the summer reading program. Ages from birth to adults are encouraged. Lots of prizes will be awarded during the summer.

Look at the photos at the bottom of this story - for a sample of prizes.


Summer Reading @ the Library

While Summer Reading 2015 officially kicks off this Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., with face painting, touch-a-truck, 4-H animals, and a huge used book sale led by the FRIENDS of the Library, that's just the tip of the iceberg!

If you can't make it Saturday just stop by during the following weeks to sign-up for the Summer Reading program: BABIES - ADULTS!

In case you were wondering what type of fun is in store at the library for the 6 weeks of the program, just check out our great activities on our online calendar!

Super hero summer the tip of the iceberg for library events

While the super hero summer reading program kicks off from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 30, at the Ada Public Library, it’s one of several library events planned in May and June.

The kick-off  includes face painting, touch-a-truck, 4-H animals on display, summer reading sign-up sheets and a used book sale.

CLICK HERE to see photos of lots of summer reading prizes.

There’s more on the library calendar:

New writing group for adults begins at Ada Public Library tonight

Writing can be a lonely process. But it doesn't have to be!  

New Ada Library staffer Amy Eddings begins a bi-weekly meet-up for adult writers and aspiring writers at 6 p.m., tonight, Wednesday, May 13, at the Ada Public Library. 

Eddings will lead the group in writing practice exercises in the manner of Natalie Goldberg's classic guide, Writing Down the Bones. Copies of the book will be made available at the library.