Events calendar

Virtual Events
Virtual Events
For All Ages

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

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Baby Rhyme Time
Baby Rhyme Time
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 10:00am

Ages 0 - 2 years

Follow along with rhymes, games and songs that develop early literacy and fine motor skills. Available weekly to enjoy with your littlest one!

This week is a repeat of a favorite storytime from last summer. Enjoy!

Dungeons and Dragons
Dungeons and Dragons
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 3:30pm

For Ages 12 and Up

WHERE: On Google Hangouts! Email Eric at ehovey@adalib.org to join!

Tap into your imagination and explore the engaging world of Dungeons & Dragons! This tabletop game encourages socialization, literacy, inventiveness and storytelling through role playing. You will create your own characters, fight monsters and roll the dice to determine the outcome of events! Every Wednesday from 3:30 - 6:30 pm, online via Google Hangouts.

Kids Craft Crew
Kids Craft Crew
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 4:30pm

For Ages 5 - 8

Take & Make crafts perfect for elementary school kiddos! Each project's materials and instructions are included in a kit you will need to pick up from the library the week of the activity, while supplies last.

November 25 - Treemendous Creation: You'll have to go outside for this "treemendous" project! Recreate your favorite tree with real branches and your imagination!

Homeschool Huddle
Homeschool Huddle
Monday, November 30, 2020 - 1:00pm
For All Ages

Homeschool enrichment programs and activities: art, STEM, history, crafts, and FUN!

November 23: Columns and Loads. We'll explore how shape affects strength while piling stuff up and watching it collapse.

STEAM
STEAM
Monday, November 30, 2020 - 4:30pm

For Ages 5 - 11

It's time for STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics!

November 23: Bird Seed Ornaments - Make bird seed molds to put out for the birds and squirrels for winter! Instead of a video, this week is a Take and Make Kit. All necessary materials and instructions are included in a kit you will need to pick up from the library this week, while supplies last.

Storytime
Storytime
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 10:00am
For All Ages

Join us each week for stories, music, and engaging activities that your family can do at home. A new video is uploaded every Tuesday at 10 am.

Tween Tuesdays
Tween Tuesdays
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 4:30pm

For Ages 8 - 11

Explore a different fun activity or craft every week! Find a new video here at 4:30 pm each Tuesday except for the first week of each month, which is a Take & Make activity with all materials and instructions included in a kit you will need to pick up from the library that week, while supplies last.

December 1: Take & Make Tween Sewing: Horse or Unicorn Felties

Yoga with Martha
Yoga with Martha
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 6:00pm
For All Ages

WHERE: On Zoom! Email Martha at martawell328@gmail.com to sign up.

Join Martha for this weekly all-levels yoga class over Zoom.

Adults Get Crafty
Adults Get Crafty
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 7:00pm
For Adults

Join us for our monthly adult Pinterest-inspired craft night. Materials and instruction provided by the library. Pick up materials at the library the week of the event, while supplies last.

December's project: Take & Make Sock Gnomes

Preschool Art
Preschool Art
Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 10:00am

For Ages 2 - 6

Children are active learners, and making art is a hands-on activity that expands imaginations and exercises creativity. Join us for some fun process art at home! Find a new activity here at 10:00 am each Thursday.

November 19: Come doodle with Dottie as she draws fun faces, robots and other simple pictures using age-appropriate drawing skills.

Teen Thursdays
Teen Thursdays
Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 4:30pm
For Teens

This Fall, join us on Zoom every first and second Thursday of the month for Jackbox Games, Trivia Competitions and more! The other Teen Thursday events will be posted here as videos or links.

December 3 on Zoom! Jackbox Games: Join us as we play Jackbox games remotely using Zoom! You will need a computer and smart phone to play.

In case you missed it on November 19: Cupcake Creations! Come see the ridiculous or possibly amazing creations our staff came up with in our cupcake decorating challenge. Want to try your hand at decorating? Head to the store and pick out whatever you'd like and let your creativity take over!

Music and Movement
Music and Movement
Friday, December 4, 2020 - 10:00am
For All Ages

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! A new video is uploaded every Friday at 10 am.

Magic the Gathering
Magic the Gathering
Friday, December 4, 2020 - 7:00pm

For Ages 12+

WHERE: On Discord! You must create a free Discord account and download Magic the Gathering Arena and register for free prior to the event.

Join us every first Friday of the month. New and returning players welcome! Bring your favorite decks and join the battle! Join using this Discord link and play opponents using Magic the Gathering Arena. Participants will receive booster packs after the event. Questions? Contact Jes at jmcpherson@adalib.org.

Hidden Springs Branch Book Club
Hidden Springs Branch Book Club
Tuesday, December 29, 2020 - 6:00pm
For Adults

WHERE: On Zoom! Contact us today for the link to join this event.

We meet 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. If you would like to check out a copy, call the library at 208-229-2665, or you can email Jennifer at jhuizinga@adalib.org. December's book will be Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger.