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Adults and 50-Plus

You may be surprised to discover the variety of activities offered at the library. Visit us for reading recommendations, technology assistance, special events, research help, retirement planning resources and more.

Virtual Live Events

The library is offering many live virtual programs for adults. All events require registration. Invitations to join programs will be emailed 1-2 days before the program starts.


ELL conversation group

Ongoing Events:

English Conversation—Online ELL Programs
Practice your English conversation skills. 

Online Book Discussions
Join one of our many live, interactive discussions! 

Chair & Mat Yoga Class
This gentle class uses both the yoga mat and a chair and is designed for relaxation. Wednesdays, October 13- December 15, 10:00 a.m. 

Qigong with Nevin
In this class Nevin will focus on Qigong movements, self-applied massage, intentional breath awareness and relaxation to balance the nervous system and enhance vitality. Mondays, starting October 11- December 13, 12:00 p.m.

Tai Chi Class
This is a beginner's class, appropriate for students with little or no experience in Tai Chi, in-person at Sherwood Regional Library. Sundays August-December.

Socrates Café Meets the Digital Age
Get a fresh taste of philosophy along with some good virtual discussion. 

Stand-alone events:

Deeper Into Meditation
Gerry Gorman shares how meditation can be the key that unlocks the inner doorway to a life of deep and lasting inner happiness. Wednesday, December 8, 6:30 p.m. Register.

Mystery Authors Extravaganza
Mystery lovers unite! Sixteen crime writers will speak on Zoom about their new books and short stories published this year. Saturday, December 11, 1:00 p.m. Register.

Refuse to be a Victim
In just two hours, you will learn about home, automobile, phone, technology, and personal safety—plus much more!  The instructors are Crime Prevention Specialists with the Fairfax County Police Department. Tuesday, December 14, 6:30 p.m. Register.

Cook with Chef Tina McDermott: Joyful Eating Month
Why not try the same traditional dishes with a healthy twist? Join Chef Tina McDermott in her kitchen as she shows how to make healthy and delicious holidays foods. Wednesday, December 15, 12:00 p.m. Register.

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