The Turning Point Community Coalition and Pontotoc County Drug Free Coalition will both be meeting on the first Tuesday of the month. Below you will find the schedule for the day. Feel free to attend one or both meetings. ------- 9:30 am - 10:00 am | Systems of Care / Home Health Resource Team Meeting 10:00 am - 11:00 am | Turning Point Community Coalition Meeting (Light Breakfast Snacks served) 11:00 am - 11:30 am | Break 11:30 am - 1:00 pm | Pontotoc County Drug Free Coalition Meeting (Lunch Served) ------ Here is some information about the coalitions: Turning Point / Community Coalition This group focuses on identifying community needs and finding ways to meet them. The coalition is about to go through a community assessment where they will find the needs in the community and begin to work out a long-term plan to address those needs. Pontotoc County Drug Free Coalition (PCDFC) A local group of volunteer community members collaborating efforts to prevent substance abuse and promote recovery. The coalition is made up of over 100 members.
Oklahoma Connections Academy, a tuition-free online public school, will host a free information session for families interested in learning about its online program and individualized approach to education. The information session will provide families with an opportunity to meet with a Connections Academy teacher, thoroughly explore the school’s program and curriculum, and learn about the enrollment process. Other topics covered include: how teachers interact with students in the virtual environment, personalized learning opportunities including options for accelerated learning and gifted programs, college preparation, socialization, the role of the parent or other Learning Coach, and the use of technology. Families unable to attend this session are encouraged to attend one of our online information sessions. For a full list of online information sessions, please visit http://www.connectionsacademy.com/oklahoma-virtual-school/events.aspx.
This year’s spring used book sale kicks off Tuesday night, April 4th, with the Ada Library Friends Preview Sale. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. sharp and the evening’s sale will wrap-up at 8:30 p.m. The sale is open to the public Wednesday through Friday, April 5th through April 7th, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Saturday, April 8th, from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Note: We will NOT be having a clearance/blow-out sale following the close of the book sale. Thousands of books in all formats, including large print are available. Small format paperback books, also known as mass-market paperbacks, will be fifty cents each, while most hardback and trade paper, the larger paperbacks, will be one dollar. We will be running a special during the Ada Library Friends Preview Sale. All mass-market paperbacks will be twenty-five cents. Information on how to join the Friends is available at the front desk of the library or at the door the night of the sale. Pass the word!!! We don’t want anyone to miss this opportunity to stock up on some great books at bargain prices. If you would like to help with our sale, stop by the circulation desk of the library or give us a call at 580-436-8125 prompt 2.
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