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.




Microsoft Word
February 19th & 20th at 6:30 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.






Cook Book Club
February 27th at 6:30 – Thai Cooking
Book Title: Simple Thai Food
March 27th at 6:30 – French Cooking
Book Title: The French Market: More Recipes from a French Kitchen
Presented by Ellora Ladd  

Take home the cookbook of the month and explore the recipes at your own pace. Then, bring your favorite dish to share with the group, try other recipes and participate in a lively discussion with Library staff member Ellora Ladd.






Adult Coloring Club
Monday, February 19th from 6:30-7:30 pm
Relieve stress with this fun activity on the third Wednesday of the month


Recycled Crafting Night
Thursday, February 22nd from 6:30-7:30 pm
Bring your current craft projects or try some of our recycled crafts for a fun night of crafting with friends on the fourth Thursday of the month.  All materials for recycled crafts will be provided.






Seed Exchange
March 10th, 9:30-11:30
Drop in and get great gardening tips from Master Gardeners.  Need seeds, have seeds?  Bring in seeds, bulbs, roots, etc. to exchange/swap and get great advice for making your garden grow. 



Saturdays at 9:30, in the Community Room

January 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th




February 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th




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


Special Events

Tax Preparation – Cancelled
Wednesdays January 31st – March 28th


Friday at the Movies
February 2nd, 9:30 – A Fistful of Dollars
Join us for a classic film with refreshments at the library.


More Women Spies
February 26th, 6:30
Gary Jackson is back to talk about more tales of women in espionage, throughout history and up to current events.  




The History of Hoover Dam
March 6th, 6:30
SIUE Professor, Luke Snell, will talk about the Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel.




Social Issues: Author Visit
March 15th, 6:30
SIUE presents Joyce Lakes, author of Justice Delayed Vs. Justice Denied: Race, Politics, and Money in the State Government.





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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