Adult Programs

Personalized Picks!

Staff will select 3-5 recommendations to help you find new titles based on information you provide.

Email the library to register. 


Take & Make

Pick up a craft kit to complete at home, while supplies last.

Flower Pot Carrot 

Make a fun carrot craft using a small terra pot.

Fr iday, May 24

 

Straw Weaving 

Learn to do easy weaving using straws and yarns.

Friday, June 28 


Virtual National Park Adventures 

Go on a virtual adventure with Wilderness Inquiry through our national parks to learn about the history, culture and ecology from rangers from the National Park Service. Register to view the virtual presentation in the library or online via Zoom. 

 

Yellowstone National Park

Monday, June 3 | 6:30pm-7:30pm
Salem Branch

 

Glacier National Park 

Monday, June 17 | 6:30pm-7:30pm
Salem Branch


How to Spot Relationship Red Flags and Keep Our Loved Ones Safe 

In this one-hour presentation, you'll learn how to spot even the most unnoticeable red flags. You'll also hear how to help loved ones if/when they find themselves in unsafe, toxic and abusive relationships. Presented by Kensie Story, an Advocate with Women & Children's Horizons, a survivor, and Certified Trauma Recovery Coach who specializes in covert abuse and complex trauma.

Registration appreciated, but walk-ins are welcome.

Tuesday, June 4 | 11am-12pm | Salem Branch | Register OR 
Tuesday, June 4 | 6:30pm-7:30pm | Salem Branch | Register
 


Felted Bumblebee with Pop Up Art School

Buzz over to the library to learn how to needle felt a small bumblebee with easy to follow video instruction from Pop Up Art School.

Wednesday, June 5 | 11am-12:15pm | Twin Lakes Branch Register 


Gardening with Melinda Myers

This program content is available to all Wisconsin Public Libraries, thanks to underwriting sponsor We Energies. The webinars are presented by nationally known and Wisconsin-based author, columnist, and gardening expert Melinda Myers, and the gardening activities and videos were also created by Melinda.
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Under-Appreciated Pollinators 


The plight of honeybees and monarchs fill the news but many more pollinators are often overlooked yet critical to the production of food, fiber and other raw materials we depend upon. Native bees, moths, bats, beetles, flies, and birds are also important. We will look at a variety of pollinators, their role in the environment, and their impact on people. Plus, we will discuss ways to co-exist with these often overlooked and sometimes feared or dreaded animals. 

Wednesday, June 5 | 6:30pm-7:30pm
Virtual via Zoom | Register


Let’s Talk Landscaping

Learn about landscaping and native plants topics from local Certified Arborist and Owner of Natura LLC, Kevin Nolan.

Monday, June 10 | 6:30pm-7:30pm
Salem | Branch | Register


Crafters Circle


Do you have a project that’s been gathering dust? Need motivation and conversation? Drop into Crafters Circle where we’ll work on our current projects, pick up new skills and make progress on our works-in-progress while enjoying the friendship of other crafters. Some supplies will be available, but you’re encouraged to bring your own project to work on.  Experienced and novice handicrafters are all welcome.

Tuesday, June 11 | 1:30pm-3pm | Twin Lakes Branch
Thursday, June 20 | 1:30pm-3pm | Salem Branch


Community Social Hour 

Join us once a month for Community Social Hour! Meet new people and enjoy light refreshments, music, games, puzzles and conversation.

Wednesday, June 12 | 1:30pm-3pm | Salem Branch


Diamond Art Hummingbirds 

Make a charming diamond art hummingbird keychain charm. Supplies provided.

Thursday, June 13 | 3pm-4pm | Salem Branch | Register



Map Magnets 

Create magnets out of old maps and book pages. 

Tuesday, June 18 | 1:30pm-2:30pm | Twin Lakes Branch | Register 

  


Bee Kind to Bees

What animal is as small as a pea, can travel 12 miles daily, and makes one of the sweetest treats on the planet? The Honeybee! Who is responsible for pollinating many of our food crops? Native bees! Learn all the buzz about bees from staff from the Wehr Nature Center.

Tuesday, June 18| 6:30pm-7:30pm | Salem Branch | Register


Hoo’s Woods Raptor Experience

The Hoo's Woods Raptor Center will present an educational, meaningful and fun experience with three of their live raptors, including the great horned owl. For the safety of the large birds, the program is not geared for kids under 6 yrs old.

Saturday, June 29| 11am-11:45am | Twin Lakes Branch | Register