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NY Times Bestselling Author will be @ Ada Library

New York Times  and USA Today bestselling author, Shelley Shepard Gray, will be visiting the Ada Public Library, Saturday, June 13th at 11a.m.

Gray is best known for her Amish fiction books--which are extremely popular with the patrons of the Ada Public Library--and will be selling copies of her latest book, The Proposal at Siesta Key. The Library's Amish Book Club, led by Natalie Walton, is currently reading the first book in the series, The Promise of Palm Grove, and copies are available for checkout at the Library.

The event is FREE and open to all!

Summer reading kick-off Saturday - you won't want to miss it

Ready, set, start reading.

Ada Public Library opens its doors on Saturday for its summer reading kickoff, according to Amanda Bennett, director.

Activities take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and includes:
• Touch-a-truck (fire truck)
• 4-H animal exhibit
• Face painting
• Used book sale from the Friends of the Library

Sign-up for the summer reading program. Ages from birth to adults are encouraged. Lots of prizes will be awarded during the summer.

Look at the photos at the bottom of this story - for a sample of prizes.


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: