Adult Programs

Images of the World! 

Land of the Dragon program!

Date & Time: Wednesday, 01/17 at 7:00 PM 

Land of the Dragon--Explores history, culture and growth of modern China Explorers, authors and photographers Tass Thacker and Bruce B. Junek will present Land of the Dragon, a fascinating slide program of their recent 3 ½ month bicycle trip across China.   

 From the glitz and mind-boggling growth of modern China, to the surreal beauty of the Longji rice terraces in the monsoon season, from lowland rainforest to the Tibetan plateau, Thacker and Junek explore ethnic minority villages and colorful traditional festivals, then cycle along the ancient Silk Route into the Gobi Desert.    Don’t miss this captivating program filled with stunning photos, insights, adventure and humor—an exciting and unique perspective on this fast changing and remarkable country.

Free and open to the public. Family friendly event.


Cooking with Essential Oils

Join Ruth Gough from The Oil Room as she demonstrates how to use essential oils in cooking. Essential oils can enhance the flavor of any recipe.

Registration is required for food prep numbers. Registration will be available January 2, 2018.  Register here!

Date & Time: Wednesday, 01/31/18, 6:00 PM.

Cooking Club begins January 2018!!!

Date: 4th Thursday of each month, January - April
Time: 6:00 PM
Registration required.

Calling all people who love to talk about food-home cooks and self-proclaimed foodies of all experience levels! The Public Library has started a Cooking Club. This unique club will provide you with the outlet to share this love with people who have the exact same passion. No more need to talk endlessly about the intricacies of food to a bewildered spouse or family member; use the club to get this out of your system! Click here to register.


Trivia Tuesday

Trivia Tuesday is a program in which teams compete against each other in answering questions from various topics. Participants can choose their own teams of 3 to 5 people or individuals may register for Trivia Tuesday and will be assigned a team before game-play.

Date: 3rd Tuesday of January, February, and March   (1/16, 2/21. 3/21)
Time: 7:00-8:30
From working together on tough questions to joking with other teams, team members bond with each other and other teams to create a fun, stimulating environment filled with friendly competition. Everyone has fun at Trivia Night!


Available Book Clubs

The Public Library organizes the following book clubs for the general public:

    Book Club in a Bag

    Library patrons can check out all the materials needed to start their own book club or discussion. Each bag will contain several copies of a book, reading guides, discussion questions, etc. Book club bags can be checked out on your library card.

    Participating in a Book Club

    If you would like to join a book club or create your own, please contact the Alexander Mitchell Public Library at 605-626-7097.