Programs for Adults

Summer Reading 2018

Upcoming Events

Book Clubs

Our Library Book Clubs
GRUFFIES: Friday, May 25th at 1:00 pm

Susan Whittig Albert-The Darling Dahlias and the Cucumber Tree

Saturday Adult Book Club: Saturday, May 19th at 12:30 pm

Ruth Hogan-The Keeper of Lost Things

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

Tricks of the Light Fire Show

Tricks of the Light Fire Show
Thursday, May 24th at 6:30 pm

It's been 3 years, and we're ready for Tricks of the Light to come back to the library again! We're having an OUTDOOR fire show to kick off the summer. Show will be behind the library. We will have some seating available, but attendance is expected to be large, so feel free to bring your own chair or blanket to sit on. This is an all ages show! Be sure to come out and have a blast!

Check out a video from their last performance at the library.

Highlights from over 100 Years of KU Herpetology

Highlights from Over 100 Years of KU Herpetology
Thursday, June 7th at 6:30 pm

Join us as Biodiversity Institute curator and curator of herpetology Rich Glor discusses the fascinating history of herpetological research at the University of Kansas and explains exciting new methods utilized by KU herpetology scientists and students.

According to KU, KU has one of the top five herpetological collections in the United States and is one of the top-ranked doctoral programs of herpetology.

Check out Dr. Rich Glor in this video.

Ongoing Programs


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!


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!

Movement through Awareness yoga class

Awareness through Movement Yoga Class with Aly Evans
Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30 pm starting May 9th

You may appreciate this class if:

  • You are craving movement in your life!
  • Your body feels stiff and/or you have pain in your body.
  • You are interested to learn how to deepen and bring more awareness to your breath.
  • You are interested or open to learning simple meditation techniques.
  • You have never taken a yoga class but are curious about it.
  • You love to stretch and breathe and be aware!

Bring yoga mat if possible, but there will be a few extra mats available. Donations to instructor acceptable.


Adult Knitting
Thursdays at 2:30 pm

Have extra yarn you want to donate? We'll take your yarn!

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

19649 Linwood Rd.
(913) 301-3686