Programs for Adults


Adult Winter Reading Program

Upcoming Events


Gruffies Book Club

The Gruffies Group
Friday, December 29th at 1:00 pm

The Gruffies will be meeting to discuss:

Wanda and Jean Brunstetter-The Lopsided Christmas Cake




Check out the event pages for KIDS and TEENS for more upcoming events.




Winter Book Club January

Winter Book Club
Saturday, January 27th 2:00 pm

Our Winter Book Club is part of our Adult Winter Reading program. This selection does satisfy one of the items on your reading challenge list if participating. For January we'll be reading The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls followed by watching the recently released film. You don't have to read the book to watch the movie.


The Glass Castle movie

The Glass Castle Movie
Saturday, January 27th from about 3:00-5:00 pm

You don't have to read the book to come watch the movie, although the movie will follow the discussion from the Winter Book Club. This is the newly released feature film with Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts, and Brie Larson. The movie will be shown after library hours and with snacks provided.


February Winter Book Club

Winter Book Club
Saturday, February 24th from 12:00-1:00 pm

Our February selection will be A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline. This selection does satisfy one of the items on your reading challenge list if participating in the Adult Winter Reading program.


Blueberry Biscuit Braid

Make, Take, & Bake: Blueberry Biscuit Braid
Saturday, February 24th from about 1:30-3:00 pm

Registration required. Preference given to those who have read the February Winter Book Club book selection.

You don't have to read the book to come bake with us, but the program will follow the discussion from the Winter Book Club. We'll be making a blueberry biscuit braid. What do you think of when you think about Maine? Blueberries, of course! Participants will need to bring a large mixing bowl, mixing spoon, and baking/cookie sheet with them.


Tax Prep Assistance

Tax Prep Assistance
Monday, February 26th, March 12th & 26th from 9:00 am-3:00 pm

Volunteers will offer tax assistance at our library from 9:00 am-3:00 pm. Appointments are scheduled for 90 minutes in length, so 1:30 pm will be the last appointment each day.

Assistance is only for those that are 60 years and older and have a maximum income of $54,000 (joint). The Council cannot offer services related to rental properties. Available spots fill up quickly, and appointments need to be prescheduled by calling the Council at 913-684-0777. They will begin to schedule appointments on January 15th.



Ongoing Programs

coffee

Coffee Group
Monday - Thursday at 9:00 am

Many local citizens gather at the library to drink coffee and enjoy snacks. There is a freewill donation taken. All are welcome, but come prepared to defend your political opinions!



Potluck

Koffee Klatch
Tuesdays at 1:00 pm

A potluck lunch is held every Tuesday in the Marceline Turner room. Bring your favorite dish and join the conversation!



Knitting

Adult Knitting
Thursdays at 3:00 pm

Our knitting group is accepting yarn donations to help make warm winter items like hats, scarves, or blankets for the homeless. You can drop off at the library any time or come knit with us!

An informal knitting gathering. Knitters of all skill levels are welcome. If you would like to learn to knit, our staff will be happy to teach you the basics.



Quilts of Valor

Quilts of Valor
2nd Wednesday of each month from 9:00 am-12:00 pm

This group creates quilts in honor of veterans who have served their country. These quilts are then given to selected veterans to cherish. All levels of quilting ability are welcome. Check out further information on the Quilts of Valor page.



Council on Aging

Community Outreach with the Council on Aging
4th Thursday of each month from 9:00-10:00 am

A staff member from the Council will be on hand each month to answer questions regarding services or for appropriate referrals. No appointment is necessary. In the event of inclement weather the event will be cancelled for that time.



Library Hours

  • Monday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Tuesday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Wednesday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Thursday: 9:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M.
  • Friday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Saturday: 11:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
  • Closed Sundays
  • Monday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Tuesday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Wednesday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Thursday: 9:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M.
  • Friday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Saturday: 11:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
  • Closed Sundays

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