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Summer Reading @ the Library

While Summer Reading 2015 officially kicks off this Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., with face painting, touch-a-truck, 4-H animals, and a huge used book sale led by the FRIENDS of the Library, that's just the tip of the iceberg!

If you can't make it Saturday just stop by during the following weeks to sign-up for the Summer Reading program: BABIES - ADULTS!

In case you were wondering what type of fun is in store at the library for the 6 weeks of the program, just check out our great activities on our online calendar!

Super hero summer the tip of the iceberg for library events

While the super hero summer reading program kicks off from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 30, at the Ada Public Library, it’s one of several library events planned in May and June.

The kick-off  includes face painting, touch-a-truck, 4-H animals on display, summer reading sign-up sheets and a used book sale.

CLICK HERE to see photos of lots of summer reading prizes.

There’s more on the library calendar:

New writing group for adults begins at Ada Public Library tonight

Writing can be a lonely process. But it doesn't have to be!  

New Ada Library staffer Amy Eddings begins a bi-weekly meet-up for adult writers and aspiring writers at 6 p.m., tonight, Wednesday, May 13, at the Ada Public Library. 

Eddings will lead the group in writing practice exercises in the manner of Natalie Goldberg's classic guide, Writing Down the Bones. Copies of the book will be made available at the library. 

Guiding Ohio Online Program @ the Library!


Ada Public Library has been selected to host a PT Tech person through the Guiding Ohio Online grant! Now we need candidates to apply!

Do you or someone you know like to:

  • Work with inexperienced learners in one-on-one assistance either on a drop-in basis?
  • Explain complex technological concepts in simple and clear terms through effective instruction?
  • Develop new computer training?
  • Provide ideas for, plan and lead new technology training based on needs in the community?

Then you should apply to be an AMERICORP member!

According to the Guiding Ohio Online website:

eBook & audiobook help @ the Library

iPad Audiobooks and eBooks, Thursday, May 21st, 10a.m.-11a.m.
Sign-up required!

This course presents an overview of eBooks and audiobooks. Topics will include installing the OverDrive Media Console app, creating an OverDrive account, and authorizing your account for titles.

Troubleshooting Devices, Thursday, May 21st, 11a.m.-12p.m.
Sign-up required!

This course offers an in-depth approach to troubleshooting common user and device problems associated with your digital content. This could include downloading, installing, playng, transferring, and much more!

Lot of Money Smart Week activities planned at Ada Public Library

Heterick Library of Ohio Northern University and the Ada Public Library have teamed up to offer three great opportunities on getting money smart(er) during MONEY SMART WEEK 2015!

Tuesday, April 21st, 6:30p.m., “Financial Aid 101” @ Heterick Memorial Library, Ohio Northern University

Wednesday, April 22nd, 6:30p.m., “Debt Management,” with Liberty National Bank @ Ada Public Library