Smithsonian Water/Ways

August 27 - October 12, 2019

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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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August 27: Water/Ways Opening Celebration

Tuesdays, Aug. 27 to Dec. 17 at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.  - Preschool Storytime

Aug. 27-Oct. 12:  Smithsonian Water/Ways Exhibit Open

Fridays, Aug. 30 to Dec. 20 at 10:30 a.m - Lapsit Storytime

September 7 at 10:30 a.m. - Watercolor Workshop for Kids (Activity led by Miller Art Studio)

September 10 at 5:30 p.m.  -  Cupcakes & Color (Sponsored by Ada Arts Council)

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

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

Oct. 30 - Nov. 1 - Used Book Sale


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Aug 19, 2019

August 27 – October 12, 2019Large McKeel RoomAda Public Library – 2nd Floor124 S. Rennie; Ada, Oklahoma Join us at the Ada Public Library for the Smithsonian Institution Water/Ways Exhibit. Kick-off Celebration & Opening Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, August 27th – 4:00-7:00 p.m.The Celebration will include: Exhibit tours,…

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May 1, 2019

The 2019 Summer Reading Program A Universe of Stories  begins May 30th and runs through July. Storytimes & Book Clubs Storytime & Craft (ages 3 to 8)– Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.  Join us for stories, rhymes, puppet shows and crafts that celebrate our summer reading program theme. Lapsit Storytime…