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Feet for Fines at the Ada Public Library

Help us clothe the children of Hardin County again this year! And pay off your library fines*
while helping others!

1 pair of NEW kid’s shoes** = $5 worth of fines
1 pair NEW gloves = $5 worth of fines
1 NEW hat or scarf = $5 worth of fines
1 pair of NEW kid’s socks = $1 worth of fines
*Not eligible for lost book fees
**No flip flops, please

All of the collected items will be donated to Helping Hands, a Hardin County charity that will give the shoes and socks to local children in need.

Sponsored by ONU Women, in collaboration with The Friends of the Ada Public Library


Twinkle returns to the Ada Public library - just for the season

Guess who recently returned to the Ada Public Library.

The staff found "Twinkle" earlier this week when they arrived in the morning. Apparently he is at the Ada Public Library to wish all the patrons happy holidays.

According to Amanda Bennett, library director, you can stop in and try to find his favorite hiding spots around the library.

"Twinkle will be watching and reporting back to Santa each night, so remember to be on your best behavior when visiting," she informed the Icon

3-d Printer Demo at Ada Public Library

Been hearing about these 3-d printers in the news and wondering what the fuss is all about?

Stop by the Ada Public Library, Tuesday, December 8th, from 4-6p.m. for a demonstration on how a 3-d printer works. Max Gauthier, Ada Public Library Guiding Ohio Online/Americorp Tech volunteer, will be available to answer questions as the printer is running.

Just a reminder that Max is also available for 30 minute or hour long sessions three times/week, to answer any of your tech related questions! Please stop by the Library, or call 419-634-5246 to sign-up for tech time today!


Library AmeriCorps volunteer can help you with computer, laptop, tablet and smartphones

Photo and story by Monty Siekerman
Need help with a computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone?

Max Gauthier is there to help. The service is free, funded by a $1 billion annual federal budget for AmerriCorps.

Max is available at the Ada Public Library from now until August. He is usually available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday and from 2 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday. For an appointment for one-on-one help, call the library at 429-634-5246.

He has studied computer engineering at Ohio Northern and taken courses at Rhodes State.

Holiday auction coming to the Ada Public Library

The fourth annual Ada Public Library holiday auction will begin soon.

Stop in the library between Monday, Nov. 23, all the way to Saturday, Dec. 5, to view and bid on items.

Proceeds from the auction go toward the summer reading programs.

Amish Expert to Visit Ada Public Library


Ada Public Library
320 N. Main St.
United States

The event is FREE and open to ALL!