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Mustard Seed Cafe featured on Noon Edition Feb. 25

Dick and Jayne McGarrity invite Icon viewers to yune in to "Noon Edition" WLIO-TV Wednesday, Feb. 25, between 12:30 and 1 p.m. for a behind-the-scenes look at the Mustard Seed Cafe, located in Bluffton.


We will be joined  TONIGHT, 6:30p.m. by Theresa Price, Rhodes State Regional Representative, who will discuss sustainable jobs in Hardin County and the surrounding areas. The presentation will include career pathway information including: certification and degree requirements, job outlook, average wages earned, and websites available to help you pursue additional information!



Bakers interested in competing for glory, honor, and a pound of delicious Dietsch Bros. chocolate should call the Library (419-634-5246) to sign up for the 3rd Annual Chocolate Bake-Off, to be held Thursday, February 12th, 6p.m.

Folks not interested in baking, but who prefer sampling are also welcome to join us for an evening sampling delicious desserts! Milk, Coffee, and Tea will also be provided.

Dessert must feature chocolate.
Desserts must be here by 5:45p.m.,Thursday, February 12th.

Kiwanis Service Project at the Library

Today Ada's Kiwanis group held it's meeting at the Ada Public Library. After a brief introduction to the history of the library  Library Director, Amanda Bennett, shared some statistics about library services, and discussed 2014 in review with Kiwanians present. After a Q&A, members offered their time to the library, assisting in the cleaning of DVDs, and shelf reading (reading spine labels to make sure materials are in alphabetical order.)


The Ada Public Library would like to thank Ada Kiwanis for their hard work!

Emergency Readiness with the Red Cross

Join us at the Ada Library on Thursday, January 22nd at 6p.m. to learn a little bit about how to be prepared for emergency situations. Folks will learn how to make an Emergency Preparedness Kit in this class, taught by a representative of the American Red Cross.

Program is FREE!


Here's January book discussion topics at the library

Ada Public Library offers readers of all ages several opportunities to join book discussion groups this month.

Here’s the January  book discussion schedule:

Tweens – 4th to 6th graders
Friday, Jan. 9, 4 p.m.
The Tale of Desperaux, by Kate Dicamillo

Teen - 8th grade to 12th graders
Thursday, Jan. 15, 4 p.m.
The False Price, by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Adult Book Group
Tuesday, Jan. 6, 7 p.m.
Issac’s Storm by Erik Larson

Amish Book Group
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1 p.m.
Reader’s Choice