Programs for Adults


Upcoming Events

Book Clubs

Our Library Book Clubs
GRUFFIES: Friday, November 29th at 1:00 pm

The Melody Lingers On by Mary Higgins Clark

Saturday Adult Book Club: Saturday, November 16th at 12:30 pm

Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple

Interested in what some of the other area library book clubs are reading each month? Check out the shared calendar!



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




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


Crushed Rose Petal Monogram Art

Crushed Rose Petal Monogram Art
Thursday, December 12th at 6:30 pm

Registration required. Ages 15 and older. Call the library at 913-301-3686 to sign up.

We'll be making monogram art on canvas with crushed rose petals. What your canvas design is will be up to you! Beautiful gift for someone else or yourself.


Christmas Tree Craft

Christmas Tree Craft
Saturday, December 14th at 12:00 pm

Registration required. Contact the library by calling 913-301-3686 to sign up. For adults and teens.

Join our Director Mike this holiday season and build a Christmas tree out of recycled DVDs. Each tree is lit with a strand of battery powered twinkly lights. If you'd rather make a wreath, you can do that instead.


Adult Movie Day

Adult Movie Day
Saturday, December 21st at 2:00 pm

We read the book for our Saturday Adult Book Club November selection, and now we'll show the movie! Snacks and drinks provided. You don't have be part of the book club to come enjoy the movie!

Based on the runaway bestseller, Where'd You Go, Bernadette is an inspiring comedy about Bernadette Fox "Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett", a loving mom who becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Bernadette's leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery. Written by Annapurna Pictures



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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