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

Kindergarten Readiness Survey
Kindergarten Readiness Survey

Ada Community Library is interested in learning how confident parents and guardians feel about their child's kindergarten readiness skills. By sparing a couple of minutes to fill out this survey you are helping us fulfill our commitment to help children become kindergarten ready. Thank you!

Baby Rhyme Time
Baby Rhyme Time
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 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!

Dungeons and Dragons
Dungeons and Dragons
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 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.

Preschool Take and Make
Preschool Take and Make
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 4:30pm

For Ages 2 - 5

Grab your craft supplies and join us for some fun crafts perfect for preschool kiddos. Each project's materials and instructions are included in a free kit you will need to pick up from the library the week of the activity, while supplies last.

January 20: Cupcake Liner Penguin

Cupcake Liner Penguin

Kids Take and Make
Kids Take and Make
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 4:30pm

For Ages 5 - 8

Grab your craft supplies and join us for some fun, interactive, crafts perfect for elementary school kiddos. Each project's materials and instructions are included in a free kit you will need to pick up from the library the week of the activity, while supplies last.

January 20: Scratch Art Bookmarks! Scratch the black surface of the bookmarks with the wooden stylus to reveal a rainbow undercoating. Create any design you can imagine!

Scratch Art Bookmarks

Preschool Art
Preschool Art
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 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.

January 14: Doodling with Dottie! Join Dottie and Monkey as they draw pets using basic shapes.

Tweens and Teens
Tweens and Teens
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 4:30pm

For Ages 8 - 18

Fun weekly activities for tweens and teens, alternating between video activities here on the library website and Take and Make kits you will need to pick up at the library the week of the activity. Each week's activity will be posted here every Thursday by 10 am.

January 21: Oil Pastel Kit

Oil Pastel Kit

In case you missed it on January 14: Tiny Hands Challenge! Watch Anne and Lori take a simple task and make a mess out of it using tiny hands! This week we will tackle cookie decorating.

Music and Movement
Music and Movement
Friday, January 22, 2021 - 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.

For January 15, we're revisiting an old favorite from last October:

Anime Club
Anime Club
Friday, January 22, 2021 - 4:30pm

For Ages 12 and Up

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

Share your love of Anime and Manga in a fun engaging group. Whatever you are a fan of come and share. Tell us about cosplays you are working on, the anime you are streaming and watching, and tell us all about the manga you are reading. Meet new friends and share your love of the stories and art. Every Friday at 4:30 pm, online via Google Hangouts

Self-Care Saturday
Self-Care Saturday
Saturday, January 23, 2021 - 10:00am
For Adults

Each week, we will engage in mindfulness activities (such as meditation, breathing techniques, journaling prompts and tips), light crafting, baking and cooking tutorials, and other self soothing activities to help you unwind from the week and prepare for the next. Plus, you'll get the chance to learn new skills and have fun. Find a new video here every Saturday at 10 am.

January 16: Create an emergency self care kit.

Homeschool Huddle
Homeschool Huddle
Monday, January 25, 2021 - 1:00pm
For All Ages

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

January 11: STEM! Tessellations: Learn what they are and then make your own translation and rotation tessellations.

STEAM
STEAM
Monday, January 25, 2021 - 4:30pm

For Ages 5 - 11

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

January 25: Spin Drums. Kits are available for pickup from the library starting Wednesday, January 20, while supplies last.

Spin Drum

Storytime
Storytime
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 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.

January 19: Bilingual Storytime!

Yoga with Martha
Yoga with Martha
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 6:00pm
For All Ages

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

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

Magic the Gathering
Magic the Gathering
Friday, February 5, 2021 - 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.

Star Branch Book Club
Star Branch Book Club
Saturday, February 13, 2021 - 10:00am
For Adults

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

Join us as we discuss The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes.