Programs for Adults


Upcoming Events


Gruffies Book Club

The Gruffies Group
Friday, August 25th at 1:00 pm

The Gruffies will be meeting to discuss:

Melody Carson-River's Song




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




T. Texas Terry Comedy Wild West Show

T. Texas Terry Comedy Wild West Show
Thursday, August 31st at 6:30 pm

This will be an outdoor show.

We love Terry at the library because his shows are always fabulous. This year we're letting him do it outside to round out the summer season.

Terry will impress with his unique blend of cowboy skills including rope spinning, movie star gun twirling, and amazing whip cracking. Combine the tricks with audience participation and lots of laughs for a fun all-ages show.


No Backpack Required: Homeschooling Tips and Tricks

No Backpack Required: Homeschooling Tips and Tricks
Saturday, September 9th at 12:00 pm

Whether you are simply curious or have committed to educating your children at home, come learn how families accomplish academics and a whole lot more. You will leave with resources to begin or enhance your homeschool journey.

Our presenter, Rose Gerringer, began home educating her five children in 1996. Her family now includes in laws and grandkids as well as two high schoolers.


Kansas City Disc Dogs

Kansas City Disc Dogs
Saturday, September 23rd at 12:00 pm

This will be an outdoor show.

We'll go outside to watch some high flying dogs! Kansas City Disc Dogs will be here with several dog and handler teams to put on a dog centered show.


Classic Movie Night: The Mummy

Classic Movie Night: The Mummy
Monday, October 2nd at 6:30 pm

We'll be showing the classic movie The Mummy from 1932 featuring Boris Karloff. This is for all ages and will be shown on our large projection screen in a darkened room for full effect! Snacks and drinks will be provided.


Spiritual Readings with Lena

Spiritual Readings with Lena
Thursday, October 5th at 6:30 pm

Lena Townsend of Peaceful Whispers will do a group channeling session and a mini-tarot card reading. Lena may even have time share a few stories of her many ghost hunting adventures.


Breakout in the Library

Breakout in the Library
Friday, October 20th starting at 6:30 pm

More specific details on scheduling to come soon...

Small groups of people will attempt to complete puzzles and "breakout" in 30 minutes or less! Geared towards teens and adults. Any kids should be 10 years of age and up.


Fall Garden Exchange

Fall Garden Exchange
Saturday, October 21st starting at 10:00 am

Bring what you'd like to swap (seeds, bulbs, plants, or anything else garden related) and go home with something else for free. Inside the library.


Breakout in the Library

Adult Fairy Garden Workshop
Saturday, October 21st at 12:00 pm

Registration required.

Bring a container (14" diameter or less) to use, and we'll supply the dirt, some plants, etc. Feel free to bring any extras you might like!



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.



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

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