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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 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! 

Virtual Chair Yoga
Gentle and mindful Yoga taught by an experienced instructor. Tuesday, July 14 & 28 at 10:15 a.m. 

Virtual Yoga for All
Jennifer Eubank combines breathing, poses, mindfulness and meditation in this session. Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. 

Yoga and Mindfulness en Español
Corina Urdaneta, instructora de yoga combinara yoga y meditación Mindfulness, de manera que te ayudara a recargar tu cuerpo y calmar la mente. Thursdays in July at 11:00 a.m.

Mindfulness Meditation
Michele Bledsoe, certified instructor will deepen our connection to the body and share techniques to keep calm and tranquility in a time of crisis. Mondays in July at 1:00 p.m.

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

Virtual Writers' Group Meeting
Writers share work for mutual tips. An invitation to join the online presentation will be sent to participants after they register. Tuesday, July 14 at 7:00 p.m. Register.

Virtual Trivia Happy Hour
We are bringing the trivia happy hour to you. Our virtual trivia program will feature different categories for adults of all ages and bonus questions to test your trivia mettle. Thursdays at 5:30 p.m.

Stand-alone events:

"How to Choose the Right Advisor for You"
Join Lynne Celia, CFP® and Financial Wellness expert during these unprecedented times as she presents different approaches to help you select a financial advisor. Thursday, July 23, 7:00 p.m. Register.

Lunch with Judy Heumann
Bring your own lunch and log in for a discussion with author and disability rights activist Judy Heumann. Monday, August 3, 12:00 p.m. Register.

Racy Reads Book Discussion: Daring and the Duke
August is Romance Awareness Month! Join us in a celebration of romance as we discuss Daring and the Duke book three in the Bareknuckle Bastards series by Sarah MacLean. Cosponsored by One More Page Books. Tuesday, August 25, 7:00 p.mRegister.

Racy Reads: Meet Romance Writers Sarah MacLean and Tracey Livesay
​Join us as we celebrate our love of racy romance novels. Meet Sarah MacLean, author of Daring and the Duke, in conversation with Tracey Livesay, author of Sweet Talkin' Lover and Like Lovers Do (coming out August 25), as they discuss books, love and romance. Cosponsored by One More Page Books. Thursday, August 27, 7:00 p.m. Register.

 

Videos On Demand

Get notified when program videos are available - subscribe to the library's YouTube channel. Registration is not required to view videos.


Meditation & Inspiration: Stillness Before Rain

 

Breathe and relax your mind and body with this mindful meditation session that uses a quote from literature as a focal point.


Art at the Library: Blind Contour Drawing

 

Train your brain to see like an artist and improve your drawing ability by practicing blind contour drawing and other exercises found in two important books you can check out from the library.


Meditation & Inspiration: Seasons of Your Heart

 

Breathe and relax your mind and body with this mindful meditation session that uses a quote from literature as a focal point.


Nancy Drew and the Case of her 90th Birthday (Visual Book Display)

 

This year is Nancy Drew's 90th birthday! Discover the evolution of Nancy Drew books during their 90 year run. This video also briefly discusses Millie Benson (the first "Carolyn Keene"). 


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