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Adult Events

Tuesday, December 06
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for an online discussion of popular books about history! Do you love history? So do we! Join us as we make our way through the pages of the past!   Registration is required so that you can join us virtually via Zoom. This group will... Read More
Wednesday, December 07
6:30pm - 8:00pm
This program will be presented via Zoom Japan’s surprise attack on Pearl Harbor stunned the American public and galvanized support for the war. This session explores the questions “Should we have been, and could we have been, more prepared?”... Read More
Monday, December 12
6:30pm - 7:30pm
What's the worst movie ever made? Well, that's subjective. But that doesn't we can't give our opinion! Liz, Todd, and two other special guests (one of whom may or may not be the library director) will give their picks for the five worst movies! This... Read More
Tuesday, December 13
6:30pm - 7:30pm
The holidays will be here before you know it.   Would like to meet up with fellow crafters to work on a crafting project from home?  Or, would you you like some time to decompress with some holiday themed adult coloring?  This month we will be doing... Read More
Tuesday, December 13
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Do you have Civil War Ancestors? Are you interested in finding them? Join guest host, Michael Hills, of the Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War as we dive into the web of locating your Civil War Ancestors. We’ll also discuss local Civil War... Read More
Wednesday, December 14
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for an online discussion of Independent, Foreign, and Classic films. We will watch the film at home and gather to discuss it! Registration is required so that you can join us virtually via Zoom.  We will contact you 1 hour prior to... Read More
Wednesday, December 14
6:30pm - 8:00pm
This program will be presented via Zoom Following the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, people on the West Coast worried that members of the region’s large Japanese American community might be working with Japan’s military to plan acts of sabotage.... Read More
Tuesday, December 20
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy knitting and/or crocheting? Meeting other fiber friends? Helping your community? Bring a project to work on, or help us knit/crochet hats, mittens, and scarves for children in the community.  Winter will be here before you know it, and... Read More
Tuesday, December 20
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Do you want to be uplifted when you read? Do you know that the best medicine for a dreary day is a good cup of tea and some Fredrik Backman, or Rachel Joyce? Join us for the Feel Good book group. We will read books that will leave us feeling... Read More
Wednesday, December 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for an online book discussion. We read a variety of books and love to talk about them!  Registration is required so that you can join us virtually via Zoom.  We will contact you 1 hour prior to the event with instructions and a link... Read More
Saturday, December 31
3:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Closing at 3pm on New Year's Eve
Tuesday, January 03
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy knitting and/or crocheting? Meeting other fiber friends? Helping your community? Bring a project to work on, or help us knit/crochet hats, mittens, and scarves for children in the community.  Winter is here, and these  handmade items... Read More
Tuesday, January 03
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for an online discussion of popular books about history! Do you love history? So do we! Join us as we make our way through the pages of the past!   Registration is required so that you can join us virtually via Zoom. This group will... Read More
Monday, January 09
6:30pm - 7:30pm
This month, we're talking about the best films of 2022. What made the list? What missed the mark? Come for recommendations and funny banter! This program will be presented via Zoom.
Tuesday, January 10
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Nothing quite fleshes out a life story like the local newspaper. With today’s digitization efforts newspapers are more accessible than ever. Join us to take a glimpse into free and paid archives and explore some new digital repositories. We’ll also... Read More
Wednesday, January 11
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Come watch one of the most acclaimed films of 2022! "Two lifelong friends find themselves at an impasse when one abruptly ends their relationship, with alarming consequences for both of them." This film is rated R for Language, implied violence,... Read More
Wednesday, January 11
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for an online discussion of Independent, Foreign, and Classic films. We will watch the film at home and gather to discuss it! Registration is required so that you can join us virtually via Zoom.  We will contact you 1 hour prior to... Read More
Thursday, January 12
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Calling all Reference Librarians (Again!) Do you struggle with how to answer legal questions from your library patrons? Want to learn some tips and tricks from “specialists” in the trade? If so, please join us on Thursday, January 12th from 1 – 4 pm... Read More
Saturday, January 14
1:00pm - 2:30pm
More information to come.
Tuesday, January 17
6:30pm - 7:30pm
More info to come.
Tuesday, January 17
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Do you want to be uplifted when you read? Do you know that the best medicine for a dreary day is a good cup of tea and some Fredrik Backman, or Rachel Joyce? Join us for the Feel Good book group. We will read books that will leave us feeling... Read More
Wednesday, January 18
6:00pm - 8:00pm
 This session will discuss how to substitute ingredients in recipes, practice using recipe frameworks, and share meal ideas that allow each family member to choose the toppings or ingredients that they enjoy. This program will be in-person. Only 15... Read More
Wednesday, January 18
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for an online book discussion. We read a variety of books and love to talk about them!  Registration is required so that you can join us virtually via Zoom.  We will contact you 1 hour prior to the event with instructions and a link... Read More
Monday, January 23
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for a virtual meeting where we discuss books about science! Do you read Carl Zimmer and Mary Roach, Brian Greene and Sam Kean? We do too! Join us for an exploration of the natural world, and beyond! Registration is required so that... Read More
Tuesday, January 24
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Town histories, often penned by local experts and town historians, can be a treasure trove of information. Made up of local history and genealogies, not only can they help make linkages throughout the family tree, but they can also build context for... Read More
Wednesday, January 25
6:30pm - 8:00pm
This program will be presented via Zoom Are you drowning in “stuff”? With so many of us spending LOTS of time at home, this is a great time to starting sorting through it all! The number one thing that impedes people from leaving their home or... Read More
Tuesday, February 07
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Immigrant ancestors can be difficult to track to the port of entry. Sometimes it’s so fun to go looking for the immigration documentation, researchers skip the vital first step: laying a firm foundation of records in America. We’ll look at a... Read More
Tuesday, February 07
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for an online discussion of popular books about history! Do you love history? So do we! Join us as we make our way through the pages of the past!   Registration is required so that you can join us virtually via Zoom. This group will... Read More
Wednesday, February 08
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for an online discussion of Independent, Foreign, and Classic films. We will watch the film at home and gather to discuss it! Registration is required so that you can join us virtually via Zoom.  We will contact you 1 hour prior to... Read More
Wednesday, February 08
6:30pm - 8:00pm
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