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Ada Public Library held annual visit to Suter's

Tiptoe through the pumpkins. The Ada Public Library held its annual visit to Suter’s in Pandora on Tuesday. The event included a hayride and picking out a pumpkin to take home.

(Ada Public Library Facebook photo)

Dr Roider teaches about WWI at the library

To mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Dr. Karl Roider is teaching a course at the Ada Public Library. This week’s session, which begins at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, will be about the USA in the war. All are welcome to attend.
His final talk on Sept. 26 will be about the end of the war. Twenty-six people attended last week’s session about trench warfare. 

Attention gardeners

An Ada Public Library patron gave his lifelong collection of gardening books to the library. Some of the books about plants and landscaping will be put on shelves at the library while most will be available for a donation to the library during Harvest and Herb Fest. The library’s booth will be located in front of Exclusive Hair Design on Saturday.

Library hosts hayride and pumpkin picking

The Ada Public Library will host a hayride and pumpkin picking at Suter’s in Pandora on Tuesday, Sept. 18. All storytime groups are welcome. Songs and a story will be shared on the ride. Those interested may meet at Suter’s at 10:45 a.m.

Cost is $4 per person and covers the hayride and a pumpkin. Suter’s is located at 12200 Pandora Rd. In Pandora.

World War I series continues Wednesday

Dr. Karl Roider program presenter at the public library

To mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Dr. Karl Roider is teaching a course at the Ada Public Library. This week’s session, which begins at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, will be about trench warfare. All are welcome to attend.

Dr. Roider is a retired history professor and dean at Louisiana State University. He returned to his hometown of Ada following retirement. He and his sister, Ruth, who owns Gallery for the Arts, graduated from Ada High School. Their father, Karl, served as chair of the ONU music department for many years.

World War I topic of today’s talk

To mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Dr. Karl Roider will teach a course on the Great War at the Ada Public Library beginning today (Wednesday). His first talk will be on the Origins of War at 3:30 p.m.

 

All are welcome, and the program is free of charge.

 

Dr. Roider is retired professor and dean at Louisiana State University. He grew up in Ada where his father served as ONU music department chair for many years. He returned to Ada several years ago following retirement.

 

The other Wednesday session titles are:

Sept. 12: Trench Warfare
Sept. 19: USA in the War
Sept. 26: End of the War

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