Adult Department Programs

MONTHLY PROGRAMS
DATE EVENT
Sept 22,
Oct 27
Nov 17
6:30 PM
FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT: Kids must be accompanied by an adult and adults must be accompanied by a kid. Because of the licensing agreement, we can’t advertise what movie we will be showing. So call us at 242-6322 to find out the title. Free popcorn and bottled water. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Movie starts at 7 PM.
Sept 23
Oct 28
Nov 18
11 AM – 3 PM
GAME DAY AT THE LIBRARY:
There will be board games, card games, miniatures games, and role-playing games. Children are welcome if accompanied by an adult.
1st Tuesday of the Month
2-4 PM
Rip and Stichers Knitting and Crochet: Patrons who have taken a beginning class of crochet and/or knitting are welcome. Patrons who know how to crochet and a knit are also welcome. This group is not for beginners. Patrons must have a C.E Brehm Adult card in good standing. We will meet the first Tuesday of every month (no meetings when holiday falls on this day). Patrons are not required to attend every meeting. Registration is required. Patron must sign up each month to attend.

We discuss the following: help with reading a simple pattern (crochet and/or knit), help with a current project, sharing patterns and ideas.


Sep 27 4:30pm
Oct 4 4:30pm
Oct 11 4:30pm
Oct 18 4:30pm
Nov 1 4:30pm
Computer Workshops for Adults:
Intro to Computers
Intro to email
Intro to Searching the Internet
Using Facebook
Internet Safety

NOTE: You need to take the Intro to Computers before taking the other workshops.

GENERAL PROGRAMS
DATE EVENT
Sept 21
3:00 PM
JEFFERSON COUNTY BARN QUILT TRAIL INFORMATION MEETING: Therese “ReeCee” Hartnell will host an informational meeting for those interested in the Jefferson County Barn Quilt Trail.  Hartnell will give a brief history of the American Barn Quilt Trail. Additionally, she will give information how those in the community can paint their own barn quilts, how to have their barn quilts registered on the J.C. Barn Quilt Trail Map, how to join the planning committee for the trail, and tips on picking out barn quilt designs.
Sept 28
6:30 PM
 DULCIMER CONCERT: Presented by the Monday Night Strummers.
Oct 10
2:00 PM
LEARN TO USE A KINDLE FIRE TO DOWNLOAD FREE EBOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY: Learn how to download free eBooks from the library with your Kindle Fire. Remember to bring your Kindle Fire and Library Card. Please call 242-6322, ext. 2, to register
Oct 12
6:30 PM
ESSENTIAL OILS: Whitney Hodge will give a presentation on essential oils. Using essential oils can be a safe, natural option to maintain your family’s health. Take control of your family’s wellness. Explore the benefits of essential oils and learn how to incorporate them into your everyday life.
Oct 14
1:00-4:00 PM
LEARN TO PLAY CHESS: Members of the chess team from Mt. Vernon High School and their coaches will be celebrating National Chess Day on Saturday, Activities will include learning how to play chess, learning and applying basic strategies, and (of course) playing actual games of chess.  Beginners and experts are invited to play.  Challenge your opponent and see if you can win the games.  Boards and chess sets will be provided.  Participation is limited to the first 12 people to sign up, with a wait list for any extras.  (If an additional 12 people sign up, another Saturday of chess will be held on October 21st.) Please call 242-6322, extension 2 to sign up.
Oct 19
6:30
PM
VERSAILLES AND THE ORIGINS OF WII: During the 20s and 30s, the Treaty of Versailles, which ended the “war to end all wars,” proved to be merely Act I. See how the desire of Europeans to avoid a repeat of the horrors of World War I and the terms of the Treaty led to the worst war of the 20th century. A program By Susan Settle.
Oct 24
6:30 PM
COLORING FOR ADULTS: Coloring has been shown to reduce stress and anxiety in adults, as well as being a fun activity. These are not your childhood coloring books, they are more elaborate and interesting. Coloring sheets, colored pencils and crayons will be provided. This program will be repeated Nov. 8th at 6:30 PM. Call 242-6322 ext. 2 to register for this program
Oct 26
6:30 PM
MAKING CHRISTMAS CARDS: There will be Stamping 101 Class with Carol Payne Stamps! You will learn the basics of rubber stamping and card making at this class and go home with two completed cards and coordinating envelopes. Whether you are a beginning stamper or  haven’t stamped lately, you will enjoy a creative hour learning about paper crafting. Limited seating. Please call 242-6322, extension 2 to sign up
Oct 28
6:30 PM
 
 CLASSIC MONSTER MOVIE NIGHT: Two Boris Karloff classic movies will be shown as a special monster movie double feature for Halloween. The doors will open at 6:30 PM with FRANKENSTEIN starting at 7PM and BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN starting 8:30 PM. Free popcorn, sodas, and bottled water
Nov 7
6:30 PM
CLASSIC COUNTRY MUSIC A CONCERT BY TIM ALLEN: Join us for an hour of Classic Country Music by local musician Tim Allen
Nov. 8
6:30 PM
COLORING FOR ADULTS: Coloring has been shown to reduce stress and anxiety in adults, as well as being a fun activity. These are not your childhood coloring books, they are more elaborate and interesting. Coloring sheets, colored pencils and crayons will be provided. Call 242-6322 ext. 2 to register for this program
Nov 16
5:30 PM
Family Reading Night: Bring the whole family together and enjoy some “Reading by Design.”  We have games, crafts, stories, drawings, and entertainment.  Events will begin at 5:30 PM.  Pizza will be sold. Bottled water available for free.
Dec 31 6:00 PM to
Jan 1 2:00 AM
NEW YEAR’S EVE GAMING FOR ADULTS: Looking for a fun, inexpensive, way to celebrate the New Year’s. Join us at the C.E. Brehm Memorial Public Library as we play board games, card games, role-playing games and miniatures games. It starts at 6PM and runs until 2AM. No alcohol allowed. Snacks and soft drinks will be provided. No children