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Smithsonian Water/Ways Exhibit

Ada Public Library - Ada, Oklahoma
August 27th-October 12th.

Water/Ways, an exhibition from the Smithsonian's Museum on Main Street, explores the relationship between people and water. It explores the centrality of water in our lives including its effect on the environment and climate, its practical role in agriculture and economic planning, and its impact on culture and spirituality. 

For more information call Jolene at 436-8125 ext. 286.


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Sept. 13 at 3:30 p.m. - Game On (ages 8 to 17)

Sept. 21, at 9:30 p.m. - Popsicle Boat Competition

Sept. 22, at 5:00 p.m. - Water Walk at Wintersmith Park

Sept. 24, at 5:30 p.m. - Family Movie Night

Sept. 17, at 6 p.m. - Native American Stoytellers

Oct. 8, at 6:00 p.m. - Blue Thumb - You Too Can Protect Oklahoma's Streams and Rivers!

October 11 at 3:30 p.m. - Game on (ages 8 to 17)

Oct. 26 at 10:30 a.m. - Pumpkin Decorating (ages 3 and up)

Oct. 29 - ALF Pre-view Sale

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Water/Ways Activities

Sep 13, 2019

Exhibits Smithsonian Water/Ways Exhibit – August 27-October 12 – Open during library hours. History of Ada’s Water – September 9-October 12 Did you know that some of the first pipe that brought water to the area from Birds Mill was made out of wood?  This is just one of the…


Aug 19, 2019

August 27 – October 12, 2019Large McKeel RoomAda Public Library – 2nd Floor124 S. Rennie; Ada, Oklahoma Water/Ways Activities: Ada Arts Council Watercolor Workshop for kids Sept. 7, at 10:00 a.m. (Sign-up requested) Cupcakes and Color watercolor family workshop Sept. 10, at 15:30 p.m. (Sign-up requested) Let’s Talk About It,…

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Jul 1, 2019
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Do you have health or medical questions? Find answers here on the library’s website, on our new Health Resources page! We have selected only the best and most reliable health and medical websites to guide you in your health information searches. The Health Resources page has five organizational tabs to…