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Ada library board wraps up 2021 with Dec 13 meeting

Ada Public Library board of trustees will hold their final meeting of 2021 at 9 a.m. on Monday, December 13. Minutes of trustee meetings for 2021 and 2020 can be accessed at https://adalibrary.org/content/meeting-minutes.

Board of Trustees members:

President Bethany Spieth

Vice President Noah Ristau

Secretary Jamie Wills

Non-Office Member Erin Chrissobolis

Non-Office Member Connie Fleming

Non-Office Member Steve Johnson

Non-Office Member Ann Hamilton


Ada Public Library, 320 N. Main St., Phone: (419) 634-5246

Library silent auction is underway

The Ada Public Library's Holiday Silent Auction is underway, offering the opportunity to bid on packages that are perfect for holiday gift giving. The even runs from November 15 to December 11 and will benefit the library's summer reading program.

A wide variety of gift items are in the auction. The library notes from "Yoda to toys to dog treats to crafts, we have something for everyone." Photos of auction items are available on the library's Facebook page.

Saturday board games at APL

From 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on September 25, the Ada Public Library will host Board Game Day. The featured game will be Wings of Glory WW I.

Check the library's CALENDAR events for more activities.

Library Hours:

Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.


Ada Public Library

320 N. Main St.


Library distributes free at-home COVID tests

The Ada Public Library, 320 N Main, recieved 300 at home COVID-19 tests on September 8 for distribution to the public.

The tests are free. A smart phone is needed for use.

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has partnered with lthe Ohio Library Council and many member libraries, to make the tests available to anyone for any reason. Since February, the state has made nearly 160,000 tests available for libraries to provide to their communities.

Library board strategic planning meeting today

The Board of Trustees of the Ada Public Library will hold a special meeting at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 30, in the meeting room of the library. The purpose of the meeting is strategic planning. No action will be taken.  

Watch the night sky at the ONU Observatory

Wednesday as part of the library summer reading program • Don't forget yoga

Here’s this week’s summer reading programming at the Ada Public Library. Each day this week that you read a non-fiction item you will earn a virtual prize ticket.

Monday, June 14
• Craft pick-up until 5 p.m.
Grades K to 5

Tuesday, June 15
• 11 a.m. Performer: Magical Safari, Mark Wood
At Ada park
• 7 p.m. Family Bingo
• 9 p.m. Night sky at ONU Observatory

Wednesday, June 16
• 11 a.m. Family storytime

Thursday, June 17
• STEM kit pick-up until 5 p.m.
Grades K to 5
• 6:30 p.m.Summer yoga classes
(bring mat, props and water)