Events calendar

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Literary Pages to Pumpkin
For All Ages

October 1 - 23

Come pick up your mini pumpkin, then decorate it at home and bring it back to display at the library! (Decorating only, no carving.) Anyone who brings in a literary pumpkin will be entered into a drawing to win a gift card. Vote for your favorite in each of three age groups between October 25 - 30.

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Life-Sized Candy Land
For All Ages

October 21 and 22 from 10 am - 6 pm

Wind your way around a life-sized board through all the candy worlds until you reach King Candy, collecting goodies and treats along the way!

Virtual Events
Virtual Events
For All Ages

Catch up on what's been going on at Ada Community Library through our YouTube channel at New virtual events for all ages are added daily and saved in playlists like Storytimes, Music and Movement, Preschool Art, and Tweens and Teens.

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Full STEAM Ahead
Monday, October 18, 2021 - 4:00pm

at the Village Green

For Ages 5 and Up

Hands-on exploration, project design and skill building with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics!

October 18: Bone Bridge Kit - This week we have a Take & Make kit! Grab all the materials you need to build a bridge out of bones!

Preschool child in the park participating in a fingerplay song
Preschool Prep Storytime
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 10:30am

At the Village Green

For ages 3 - 5

Join us Tuesdays at 10:30 am for stories, songs, and fun as we get a jumpstart on the concepts and skills little ones need for kindergarten!

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Tween Tuesday
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:00pm

At the Village Green

For Ages 8 - 13

Calling all tweens! Join us for crafts, karaoke, video games, and other fun activities!

October 19: Bingo - Join us for spooky themed bingo!

Three-year-old child dancing and smiling
Music and Movement
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 10:30am
For All Ages

At the Village Green

Put on your dancing shoes! We will sing, stretch, dance, bounce, balance, jump, boogie, wiggle and use scarves, shakers and other fun tools to get moving!

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Evening Book Club
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 6:00pm
For Adults

Where: Online over Zoom

The Evening Book Club at Hidden Springs will be reading the book Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz. We meet over Zoom on the last Tuesday of each month at 6pm. You can order your own book, or we will have copies of the book at the Hidden Springs Branch. Call the library at 208-229-2665 or email Jennifer at for the Zoom link or to request a copy of the book.

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Dry Creek Writers Group
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 10:30am
For Adults

UPDATE: Moved to Oct 27 on Zoom! Email for the link to join.

Dry Creek Writers Group encourages and supports fellow writers in a fun, relaxed atmosphere (publishing goals optional). Would you like to preserve family stories, journal life lessons and travels, or share memorable occasions? Join us monthly for creative activities designed to keep you writing!