Adult Department Programs

Apr 28, May 26
Jun 23, Jul 28
Aug 25
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.
Apr 29, May 27
Jun 24, Jul 29
Aug 26
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.

May 25
6:30 PM
Traylor will talk about his career with the State Police, and about his new novel The Crossing”. Traylor retired from the Illinois State Police with the rank of captain after 29 years of service. During that time, he served as patrolman, investigator, investigative supervisor, bureau chief, and staff officer. His novel “The Crossing”, which describes a planned terrorist attack on some of America’s most cherished tourist sites, earned second place at the recent Public Safety Writers Association conference.
May 31
6:30 PM
 BOOK TALK BY REBECCA BLANTON: A book talk and signing by local Christian Romance author Rebecca Blanton. She will talk about her new book “Cowboy Mine”.
June 10
INTRODUCTION TO GENEALOGY: RESEARCH FOR TRUE BEGINNERS. Free Genealogy Session by Kathryn Greenwood. This two-hour session is intended for those individuals who are new to genealogy research. It will make your introduction to genealogy research easier and save you time in the long run. During the first hour you will receive several handouts and suggestions to help you get started. During the second hour you will be provided information about the genealogy resources available for you to utilize at the C.E. Brehm Memorial Library with time for you to individually browse the collection.
 June 15
6:30 PM
GETTING READY FOR THE ECLIPSE: SAFE VIEWING AND PHOTOGRAPHY. Greg Hollman, General Science Instructor at Rend Lake College, will present a program on the upcoming August 21 st Solar Eclipse. In addition to giving basic information on eclipses, he will also present information on how to safely view and photograph the eclipse.

 July 5 & 12



CROCHET CLASS: Learn to crochet a simple scarf. This time we have two Crocheting classes (no you can’t sign up for both classes). You must attend both the July 5th and July 12th sessions. Patrons are required to be a Brehm Library patron in good standing, must bring a crochet hook (a hook that is size H, I or J) and a skein of yarn. Due to limited space in this class, please call 242-6322, ext. 2, to register.
July 15th 10:30AM, 2PM and 5 PM SUPERHERO SATURDAY: Movies and Costume Contest
The library will present a marathon of SUPERHERO MOVIES.  Come dressed as your favorite superhero. Prizes for best costume. Costume contest will be held after the first movie. Because of the licensing agreement, we can’t advertise what movies we will be showing, so call us at 242-6322 ext. 205 to find out the titles. Free popcorn, sodas, and bottled water.
Aug 2
6:30 PM
COLORING FOR ADULTS: In honor of National Coloring Book Day the library will be having a Coloring for Adults program. 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 far more elaborate and interesting. Coloring sheets, colored pencils and crayons will be provided. Call 242-6322 ext. 2 to register for this program.