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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.

Music and Movement
Music and Movement
Friday, October 30, 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.

Self-Care Sunday
Self-Care Sunday
Sunday, November 1, 2020 - 2:00pm
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 Sunday at 2 pm.

This week we're revisiting a favorite from last summer: Molly's Self-Soothing Routine. Learn how to craft your own self-soothing routine for when you want to pause, tune into your feelings and find release.

Homeschool Huddle
Homeschool Huddle
Monday, November 2, 2020 - 1:00pm
For All Ages

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

October 26: Lesser-Known History: Homeschool History Lessons. Learn about the Night Witches: the soviet female fighter pilots of World War II.

STEAM
STEAM
Monday, November 2, 2020 - 4:30pm

For Ages 5 - 11

It's time for STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics! Find a new video here at 4:30 pm each Monday.

October 26: Pumpkin Science Projects. Check out these wacky experiments you can do at home with your own pumpkins!

Storytime
Storytime
Tuesday, November 3, 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, November 3, 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.

November 3: Take & Make Tween Sewing: Travel Tic Tac Toe

Yoga with Martha
Yoga with Martha
Tuesday, November 3, 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, November 3, 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.

November 3: Create a polymer clay crescent moon pendant necklace! Watch for video instructions here on Tuesday, November 3rd. Want to do this project with us? Pick up the materials at the library and join us on Zoom Tuesday, November 10! Contact us today for the link to join the event.

Baby Rhyme Time
Baby Rhyme Time
Wednesday, November 4, 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!

Dungeons and Dragons
Dungeons and Dragons
Wednesday, November 4, 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 4, 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 that week, while supplies last.

October 28: Hand-acorn and foot-corn paintings. Mess alert! For this craft you'll use your hands, feet, and paint to create a "corny" masterpiece!

Pajama/Bilingual Storytime
Pajama/Bilingual Storytime
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 6:30pm
For All Ages

Get your PJs ready! Join us on the first and third Wednesdays of each month for Bilingual Storytime (Spanish & English), and on the second and fourth Wednesdays for Pajama Storytime. Watch for each video here at 6:30 pm Wednesdays.

Preschool Art
Preschool Art
Thursday, November 5, 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.

Teen Thursdays
Teen Thursdays
Thursday, November 5, 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.

Coming up: November 5 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 October 29: Yoda's Root Leaf Soup Cooking Tutorial. Do you love Star Wars? How about cooking? You'll love making some delicious root leaf soup, just like Yoda used to make!

Magic the Gathering
Magic the Gathering
Friday, November 6, 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.

Star Branch Book Club
Star Branch Book Club
Saturday, November 14, 2020 - 10:00am
For Adults

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

Join us as we discuss The Library Book by Susan Orlean.