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February 21, 2020

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Wednesday at the public library

Afternoon: Training session on Lynda.com; Evening: Dealing with grief

Two programs focusing on two different interests are on Wednesday's calendar at the Ada Public Library.

The afternoon is a "Learn to use Lynda.com" program. In the evening is the first of a series of programs on "dealing with grief." Details on both programs follow:

Lynda, a.k.a, Lynda.com, offered more than 12,000 expert-led courses designed for any skill level.

A free training session takes place at the library at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday. All you need is an Ada Public Library card to take the training.

Struggling to overcome grief

Free programs offered by Parnership for Violence Free Families at public library

Note: The Partnership for Violence Free Families recently celebrated 15 years serving Allen, Auglaize, and Hardin counties. As PVFF services have evolved and grown. The company name will be changed to reflect that. The new name is Prevention Awareness Support Services and be known as PASS.

The Mental Health Recovery Services Board of Allen, Auglaize and Hardin Counties will hold a series of free programs focusing on the struggle to overcome grief.

The programs take place in the Ada Public Library from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, March 6, through May 8, according to Chris Estes, Prevention Marketing Specialist, LOSS Team Coordinator.

Power restored and Ada Public Library is open

Ada Public Library is open now that power is restored to the northside of Ada.

Rhett Grant, director, said that power was restored at 11:30 a.m. and the library opened at 1:15 p.m.

Heterick Memorial Library and Ada Public Library invite you to chat

The real history of fairytales - and the role of chemistry in a sustainable future

Ready for a nice chat?

If so, check out the Ada Chats on Thursday at the Ada Public Library. Here's the agenda:

Thursday, Feb. 21, 5:30 p.m. -
"Conversing with ghosts: The real history of fairtales"
Presented by Jennifer Pullen, Ph.D., assistant professor of creative writing/fiction at Ohio Northern University

"The role of chemistry in a sustainable future"
Presented by Bradley Wile, Ph.D., associate professor of Chemistry at Ohio Northern University.

The chats are presented by Heterick Memorial Library and Ada Public Library. They are free and open to the public.

This week at the public library

Special-interest programs on Wednesday and Saturday

Two special programs open to the public are on the Ada Public Library calendar this week.

The History of Warfare
The first of a multi-part series on The History of Warfare, presented by John Lomax, retired professor of history at Ohio Northern University, takes place Wednesday.

The initial program is from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13, which centers on “Germanic tribal warfare.”  The series continues with programs at the same time on the following Wednesdays:

• Feb. 27 – Chivalric warfare
• March 6 – Gunpowder revolution
• March 13 – Industrial total warfare
• March 20 – Asymetric warfare

You can have your chocolate and eat it too

7th annual library chocolate bake-off was Saturday's book to check out

Check the photos below -

Hey, kids, invite Timothy Chrissobolis to your next party.

Hey, adults, invite Timothy’s mom, Erin, to your next party. And don’t forget to ask them to bring something chocolate for dessert.

The mother-son duo won first place in their respective divisions (adult and youth) in Saturday’s 7th annual chocolate bake-off at the Ada Public Library.

Timothy entered a brownie cake with cookie butter frosting. His mom entered an Oreo chocolate cake.

Depending upon how you looked at it, the four judges either had a very tough time or, had the time of their life, tasting and scoring the entries.