Adult Programs

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.

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October 9th at 6:30 pm  
Presented by Rod Deutschmann.  


Cook Book Club
September 19th at 6:30 pm - Middle East
October 17th at 6:30 pm - Asia
November 21st at 6:30 pm - Europe
Presented by Ellora Ladd  


Crafting Programs

Coloring Club
Monday, October 16th & November 20th from 6:30-7:30 pm
Relieve stress with this fun activity on the third Wednesday of the month


Open Crafting Night
Thursday, September 21 & October 26th from 6:30-7:30 pm
Bring your current craft projects for a fun night of crafting with friends on the fourth Thursday of the month.


Social Security and Income Planning
October 17th & 23rd at 6:00 (2 Day Course)
Presented by The Advisory Group


Taxes After Retirement
November 6th at 1:00 pm & 6:00 pm (Same Course)
Presented by The Advisory Group





Health Programs


Saturdays at 9:30, in the Community Room

September 2nd, 16th, 23rd, 30th




October 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th



Adult Play
Tuesdays, 10:00-2:00 starting in September
Get a group together to play cards, chess, scrabble and/or more.  The library will provide the games, you provide the players

Friday at the Movies
October 6th, 9:30 - Psycho
November 3rd, 9:30 - The African Queen
Join us for a classic film with refreshments at the library.

Forest Park Owls: Hiding in Plain Sight
September 18th from 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Presented by Mark Glenshaw  

Medicare Q & A
September 25th, 6:30
Presented by Jon Bergmann

Green Halloween
October 7th, 9:00-11:00
Starting October 2nd, drop off your gently used costumes for vouchers that may be redeemed for new (to you) costumes on October 7th.  Costumes may also be purchased for a $5.00 donation.

Food for Fines
All November
Bring in food items and get fines forgiven.  The library is looking to give 2000 pounds of food to the Glen Ed Pantry this year.  You can get $1.00 off of your account for overdue materials for each food item that you bring in.  Food will not be accepted for lost items.

Every Monday in November, 10:00-1:00
Hosted by Susan Carsell
Have an idea for a good story?  The national Novel Writing Month is a great opportunity to accept the challenge and take time to write.  Drop in for an hour, your lunch break, or for the whole time

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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