Programs for Adults


Upcoming Events

Book Clubs

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

The Masterpiece by Francine Rivers

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

How to Stop Time by Matt Haig



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




Spine-Tingling Tales

Spine-Tingling Tales with Priscilla Howe
Thursday, October 17th at 6:30 pm

Just in time for October and Halloween....not for the faint-of-heart, storyteller Priscilla Howe tells her favorite creepy stories, perfect for adults and teens (middle school and above). Come if you dare!


Quilts for Veterans Quilt Presentation

Quilts for Veterans Quilt Presentations
Saturday, November 9th at 12:00 pm

The Linwood quilting group, Quilts for Veterans , will be presenting handmade quilts for area veterans. During this presentation, each veteran will have their story told and then be presented with their own quilt. Family, friends, and the public are welcome to attend to honor these veterans!


Marla Jackson: Quilts as Art & History

Marla Jackson: Quilts as Art & History
Saturday, November 23rd at 12:00 pm

We're excited to have Marla Jackson coming to the library this November! She will be bringing some of her work to show and talk about.

Marla's quilts are true works of art and historical storytelling. Marla is a community-based visual art educator. Her works have been exhibited in over thirty-five national and international venues, including the American Folk Art Museum, The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture. One of her most famous works, is part of the permanent collection, at Smithsonian's Anacostia Community. Jackson's narrative quilts are inspired by the oral histories of her ancestors and the Kansas region.

To learn more about Marla and her work



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!



Movement through Awareness yoga class

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

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.



Knitting

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 for Veterans

Quilts for Veterans
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 for Veterans 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

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