Adult Programs List

Book Club

Drop in and discover good books, good discussion, and great people the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m.

For a full list of upcoming dates and titles, click here.





Internet for Beginners
April 25th from 6:30-7:30 pm  
Presented by Joe Feigl.  This class will teach participants how to use and navigate internet browsers to go online. Search engines, navigating websites, how to log-in to check email, how to print and/or copy images off the internet, and other useful skills will be covered.


Microsoft Word
May 16 & 23 from 6:30-7:30 pm
Presented by Joe Feigl.  This two part class will teach participants how to use Microsoft Word by creating and saving a document, highlighting text, copying and pasting, paragraph functions, page layout, view, and references.





Tea Time Etiquette
April 18 from 6:30-7:30 pm
Presented by Ellen Leaf-Moore.  Learn about the history of tea parties and the etiquette around them with samples of different teas and traditional snacks.





Adult Coloring Club
April 10 from 6:30-7:30 pm
Relieve stress with this fun activity.  All necessary items will be provided by the library.




Open Crafting Night
April 27 from 6:30-7:30 pm
Bring your current craft projects for a fun night of crafting with friends








Green Solutions  – Rain Barrel Systems

April 20 from 6:00-7:00 pm
Presented by Dr. Catherine Daus.  Find out what you can do to conserve water through a rain barrel system.




Saturdays at 9:30, in the Community Room



April 1st, 8th, 15th, 29th




Get fit and healthy when you join us for a calming session of Yoga.  Please bring your own yoga mat.


Special Events



Love Lives of the Presidents
May 1st from 6:30 – 7:30 pm
From George Washington to our new President, hear about some of the interesting love lives of our Commanders in Chief.





Amelia Earhart
May 18th from 6:30 – 7:30 pm 

Presented by Barbara Kay.  Join us for an exciting portrayal of a woman who was truly ahead of her time!  Amelia Earhart was an American aviation pioneer, author and the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. 




The Magic of the Eclipse
July 29th from 1:00 – 2:00 pm

Get kids ready for this rare and special event amidst the fun of magic, comedy, and puppetry.  Children will learn all about eclipses—the different types, how often they come, and safety tips for viewing them.


The Science of the Eclipse
August 14th from 6:30 – 7:30 pm
SIUE professor, Tom Foster will talk about the science behind a Solar Eclipse.  Monday, August 21, will see the first total eclipse in our region since 1806.  






Writing Club

A Plethora of Pens writing group meet on the first Monday of the month from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Community Room. This writing group encourages each other’s creativity with plot scenarios and character development, and gives support to one another’s work.



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