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Over half of Hardin Co. children are enrolled in Imagination Library

A reminder from the Ada Public Library:

Get FREE BOOKS for your child each month! Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library mails free high-quality, age appropriate books to children from birth to age five!

According to, there are 2,036 eligible children in Hardin County and 1,101 are enrolled.

APL book group to discuss Ordinary Grace

The Adult Book Group's next meeting at Ada Public Library has been rescheduled from Tuesday, September 5 to Tuesday, September 12 at 7:00 p.m.

That means an extra week of reading time. Copies of Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger are still available (as of Aug 29) for those interested in joining the discussion.

Zumba returns to Ada Public Library

Zumba returns on Wednesdays and Zumba Gold* on Saturdays in September! Classes are free to join and open to participants aged 16 and older.

Wednesdays - 5:15 p.m.

Saturdays - 9:45 a.m.

*Zumba Gold is a lower intensity version of standard Zumba.

Library activities for after school and weekend

A sampling of Ada Public Library activities for kids going back to school:

Thursday, August 17
3:30 to 4:30 p.m. - Back to School Pizza Party! (All Ages)

Friday, August 18
3:30 to 4:30 p.m. - Coloring Club
Coloring books and supplies are provided. Open to all ages.

Saturday, August 19
11 a.m. to 12 p.m. - Craft with Miss Chloe
Ages: 0 to 5th grade

Tuesday, August 22
3:30 to 4:30 p.m. - Teen Time

Join in the "Drummunity" drum circle on July 26

Feel the beat at the "Drummunity" drum circle this Wednesday, July 26 at War Memorial Park. Experience the power of rhythm in an interactive, fun-filled drumming session!

All are welcome to join in--kids, adults and teens.

For those participating in the library's Summer Read program, you have one more week to earn chances to win prizes. The program ends Monday, July 31, 2023

Check out more Ada Public Library programs on their calendar:

Didgeridoo Down Under, July 11

The Ada Public Library invites all to Didgeridoo Down Under, a free show including Australian culture, music and comedy on Tuesday, July 11 at 11:00 a.m. at Ada War Memorial Park.

The event is part of Summer Read programming that is open to all ages. You can still register for a chance to win prizes. The program ends July 31.

This week (beginning July 9) checkout HOLIDAY BOOKS for extra prize tickets.

Ada Public Library 
320 N. Main St.
Ada, OH 45810

Mon - Thu: 10 - 8 pm
Fri: 10 - 5 pm
Sat: 10 - 2 pm