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Ada Public Library software changes underway

The Ada Public Library will be undergoing a software migration that will span the months of May and June. The library wants its patrons to be prepared as it gear up for some changes. The library has prepared a video to assist in explaining the changes underway.

Click here for the video.

Beginning Thursday, May 31​, a library card will be required to check out materials. This is a requirement as the library's software is updated.

After May 31​, patrons and library staff will not be able to place holds on library items. This is a temporary situation while the library's software is being updated. 

Krysti's Music Studio's summer session start June 18

Krysti's Music Studio, 321 S. Main St., Bluffton, reminds Icon viewers that summer music sessions start June 18. The studio offers classes in piano, guitar, voice, theory and composition. The studio phone number is 419-233-5255. Click here for the website.
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Hardin County's snowy owl found dead

A snowy owl that drew birdwatchers to Hardin County from throughout Ohio in recent weeks was found dead yesterday morning according to a story in The Dispatch (Columbus).

The bird, whose photo was on the cover of The Dispatch earlier this month, appears to have starved to death, said a bird expert who examined the body.

Jacqueline Augustine, an assistant professor of biology at Ohio State University’s Lima campus, said she was alerted to the dead owl by birders who found it in the same general area where it has been spotted for several weeks.

It had been seen alive as recently as Saturday. 

"Titanic" discussion at public library June 5

Ada residents won't take a ride on the Titanic, but they will meet in June a discuss the maiden voyage of the ship.

The meeting is the next Ada Public Library book discussion. The discussion is at 7 p.m., Tuesday, June 5, at the library. The book being discussed is Walter Lord's "A Night to Remember.

June 9 wine and food pairing at The Inn

The Inn at ONU will host a 6:30 p.m., Saturday, June 9, wine and food pairing event, featuring an outstanding selection of fine wins nd food. Cost is $45 per person, plus tax and gratuity.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Hardin County Chamber and Business Alliance. Reservations are required and may be made by calling The Inn at 419-772-2500.

Rhythm in Motion spring recital tickets on sale; check the studio Saturday for 2012-13 class plans

Darcey Schneider of Rhythm in Motion Dance Centre, Main Street, Ada, reminds Icon viewers to stop in the Centre on Saturday, May 5, anytime from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to purchase tickets for the Centre’s spring recital and to obtain information on fall classes.

Schneider said that the spring show is at 3 p.m., Saturday, June 2, at Lima Senior High School. All seats are reserved. Pre-sale tickets are $9 on May 5. After the 5th tickets are $11 each.