Adult Events

Visit our online Event Calendar to see all our upcoming adult events. Subscribe to our monthly newsletter that features upcoming library programs!

Books & Coffee

A casual, Saturday morning book club for adults! The upcoming dates are: 

  • Saturday, March 18th at 10 am: The Kindest Lie by Nancy Johnson
  • Saturday, April 15th at 10 am: Standard Deviation by Katherine Heiny
  • Saturday, May 20th at 10 am: The Turnout by Megan Abbott

Common Scams & Frauds

The Wisconsin Bureau of Consumer Protection will discuss the details of common scams, the warning signs, and what to do if you or someone you know falls victim to a scam or fraud. The upcoming dates are: 

  • Wednesday, March 29th at 6:30 pm

Decluttering and Downsizing

Too much stuff can impede people from relocating or getting health care into their homes. Join Amber Miller, associate state director of community outreach for AARP Wisconsin, for an engaging presentation that explores why stuff is so important for some people. She will teach practical, easy-to-follow tips on downsizing and decluttering. The upcoming dates are: 

  • Wednesday, April 5th at 6:30 pm

Getting Crafty

Join us monthly for an evening of crafting! Registration is required. Please register by calling 414-302-8500 or online at Getting Crafty is held in the Constitution Room from 6:30 pm-8:00 pm. The upcoming dates and crafts are:  

  • Monday, March 27th: Yarn Painting
  • Monday, April 24th: Flower Pot Gnomes
  • Monday, May 24th: Coffee Filter Flowers

Lit Loot 

Lit Loot is the library’s special box for book lovers. Each FREE Lit Loot box is full of treats, surprises, and a hand-picked book by a librarian. Pick up your Lit Loot box, enjoy, and return the book and the box—you keep the LOOT! Registration begins May 1st. Register by calling 414-302-8500 or stop by the Information Desk in the library. The upcoming dates are: 

  • Monday, May 15th: Mental Health Awareness Month

Popcorn and a Movie

Enjoy a film select Friday afternoons in the Constitution Room. The upcoming dates are: 

  • Friday, March 3rd at 2 pm: The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Friday, April 7th at 2 pm: Ticket to Paradise 
  • Friday, May 5th at 2 pm: TBA

Promptly: A Writing Club

Have you ever wished you had time to write but didn’t know how to get started? Then set aside this time in a supportive community. Adults and teens 16 and older are invited to begin stories, true or fiction, using prompts, or writing exercises. The upcoming dates are:

  • Wednesday, March 15th at 6:30 pm
  • Wednesday, April 19th at 6:30 pm
  • Wednesday, May 17th at 6:30 pm

Whole Body Wellness: Aromatherapy

Beth Unger, a scientist and certified clinical aromatherapist, will offer tips for using aromatherapy to enhance your well-being. Experience different essential oils, and learn how they can support sleep, energy and mood. The upcoming dates are:

  • Wednesday, May 10th at 6:30 pm

Whole Body Wellness: Guided Meditation

We’ll experience yoga nidra, which uses breath and body awareness to enter a place of deep relaxation. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat, blanket and/or pillow if you like. If you aren’t comfortable on the floor, you can practice in a chair. The upcoming dates are:

  • Wednesday, April 12th at 6:30 pm

Whole Body Wellness: Healthy Spine

Are you struggling with your health and feeling like nothing is helping? Dr. Alex Young of Connect Chiropractic will share tips for maintaining a healthy nervous system and discuss how chiropractic care can aid in more than just pain and stress management. The upcoming dates are:

  • Wednesday, March 8th at 6:30 pm

YABC for Adults

Grab a bite at a local restaurant and discuss a young adult book! Registration recommended: upcoming dates are: 

  • Tuesday, April 4th at 6:30 pm: The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo at Ope, 6751 W. National Ave.
  • Wednesday, May 3rd at 6:30 pm: The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee at Flour Girl & Flame, 8121 W. National Ave.