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Adventure begins at your library on June 1

The Ada Public Library, 320 N. Main, will kickoff its 2024 Summer Reading program on Saturday, June 1 with a party from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. where you'll find that “Adventure Begins at Your Library.”

There will be snow-cones, 4-H animals, the Steelions steel drum band, costumed characters, Touch-A-Truck, the Friends of the Ada Public Library Book Sale and more. WKTN will broadcast live from the library that day.

Summer Reading will run from Saturday, June 1 to Saturday, July 13. Participants may sign up on June 1 or any day after that.

This year the library will be using ReadSquared, so if you can’t attend in person on June 1, sign up at Visit the library if you need a hand signing up.


June 4 at 6:00 p.m. - Magic Nate
June 11 at 11:00 a.m, - Exotic Zoo 
June 18 at 11:00 a.m. - Beverly Meyer “The Music Lady”
June 25 - Dave Lusk science programs

There will also be a Kids Snap Photography Club. The last week of July, photographs will be displayed and awarded prizes.


June 6 at 6:00 p.m. - Dean Altstaetter in concert
June 10 at 6:00 p.m. - Beekeeping
June 17 at 6:00 p.m. - Monarch Butterflies on June 17  
June 29 at 1:00 p.m. - "This is Gonna Hurt" author Brandon Weis

Weis not only hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2021, he also  hiked the Pacific Crest Trail, Continental Divide Trail and the Arizona Trail, all in 2021 for a total of over  8000 miles in one year. This is a challenge in the hiking world known as the Calendar Year Triple Crown. 

Readers of all ages are encouraged to sign up for the Summer Read program and compete for prizes.  

Sign up on June 1 to be entered to win a Ada Pool family pass. The winner will be drawn on June 3. This prize is courtesy of the Friends of the Ada Public Library.