The Ada Public Library
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Serving Ada, Oklahoma and surrounding area since 1936.
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News and Events
Ruth Janik, Illustrator
Thursday, December 19, 2013
4 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.
A Whale's Tale by Daniel Janik
The Turtle Dances by Daniel Janik
Books $12 each
Holiday Puppet Show
with Joann McMillan
Saturday, December 14th at 11:00 a.m.
Holiday Crafts for Kids
Monday, December 23, 2013
Preschool Storytime -
Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. ~ Sept. 6 through Oct. 13
Lapsit Storytime -
Fridays at 10:30 Sept. 6 through Oct. 10
Super Saturdays -
September 14 at 11 a.m. - Author, Anna Myers
October 26th at 10:30 a.m. - Magician/Storyteller
November 23rd at 11 a.m. - Native American Storyteller
December 14th at 11 a.m. - Puppeteer, Joann McMillan
Brainfuse Now Available
The Ada Public Library now features Brainfuse: Job Now!, Adult Learning Center and the HelpNow! Tutoring System. JobNow! is a revolutionary service for job seekers. It is a unique service that features expert resume assistance, live interview preperation and career coaching. JobNow services include:
Live Interview Coaching: Job seekers get live interview practice from online job coaches.
Premium Resume Lab: Online resume/cover letter assistance from trained writing expert.
Job Resources: Users can draw from a carefully-selected library of interview tips, resume templates, career assessments, and other valuable resources.
Introducing Brainfuse CloudPack: Online storage for resumes, cover letters, and other files important to your search. Files are always accessible and stored on the Brainfuse server in a secure environment.
Adult Learning Center: Designed for adult learners, our Adult Learning Center offers test perparation ( including the GED and the U.S. Citizenship Test) an expert writing lab, study tools and a unique academic skills center featuring live, online tutors.
Click on the following link to access this exiting new site:
To use outside the library: Username will be patron's name and
Password will be patron's library card number.
The HelpNow Tuoring System is a one-of-a-kind suite of online services designed to support students throughout the learning process.
On-demand homework help from Brainfuse-certified tutors.
Live skills tutors help students master key academic concepts through an extensive library of field-tested, state-aligned lessons (ncluding reading passages, worksheets and practice test questions.)
Live writing assitance and an intensive writing lab help students become better writers through careful analysis of voice, content, sentence fluency, and organization.
The HelpNow Test Center offers 24/7 access to an ever-expanding library of skills assessments and sample tests (state-aligned assessments, ACT, SAT, GED, and more.)
The HelpNow Foreign Language Center provides on-demand homework help and other resources for patrons who are taking a foreign language class.
Click on the following link to access this exciting new site:
To use outside the library: Username will be Patron's name and Password will be patron's library card number.
Britannica Encyclopedia Online K-8 Now Available
Britannica Online School Edition gives teachers and students instant access to four complete encyclopedias and other resources that ensure consistency with classroom topics and age-appropriate language. This unique reference and learning suite also offers high-quality online learning materials that have been developed by teachers and curriculum experts designed for levels of learning from elementary school through middle school. Britannica Online offers students an easy-to-use gateway to the vast resources of Encyclopedia Britannica.
An Inspiring Collection with Four Encyclopedias: Students can begin in the encyclopedias and turn to the atlas, timelines, learning materials, magazines, web sites, and videos for more information and homework help.
Journals and Magazines: Locate up-to-date information about classroom concepts and current-event topics.
Curriculum Alignment and Support: Educators will enjoy quick, easy access to state standards and benchmarks linked to supporting articles. Conveniently organized by topic and grade level, these articles plus hundreds of printable and online curriculum-based learning activities are ideal for use in the classroom.
Learning Materials: Take advantage of study guides, games and exercises that cover English, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies.
Multimedia: View 86,000 graphics plus thousands of animations, audio clips, and videos.
Daily Content Features: New "Biography of the Day" and "This Day in history" articles are released daily.
Click on link to access this exciting new resource, funded by Oklahoma Department of Libraries:
Library featured on Explore Ada
The Ada Public Library was recently featured on an episode of Explore Ada — "Making Noise at the Library."
Your mobile devices and laptops are welcome here.
M-F 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Closed Sunday
E-books now available!
Call (580) 436-8124 or (580) 436-8125 to get your library card number and PIN number for overdrive access. Visit OK Virtual Library's OverDrive.
Download Ebooks, Audiobooks & more for your computer, mobile device, IPad or eBook reader.
Easy to use
No late fees
Libraries will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no libraries.
Click the link below to search the archives of the Ada Evening News. You can browse today's news or search for stories, obituaries, sports, columns, and more. Available from home or inside the library.