Adult Events

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

Anime Club for Adults

Join us monthly to watch and discuss anime. Snacks and activities provided. The upcoming dates are: 

  • Monday, March 18th at 6:30 PM
  • Monday, April 22nd at 6:30 PM
  • Monday, May 13th at 6:30 PM

Books & Coffee

A casual, Saturday morning book club for adults. The upcoming dates and books are: 

  • Saturday, March 16th at 10 AM: The School for Good Mothers by Jessamine Chan
  • Saturday, April 20th at 10 AM: All the Dangerous Things by Stacy Willingham
  • Saturday, May 18th at 10 AM: This Time Tomorrow by Emma Straub

Diabetes Diagnosis: Now What

Have you been diagnosed with diabetes or have been told you are at risk for developing diabetes? Join Aurora certified diabetes care and education specialist Kersti Wells, RN, CDCES, CPH, to learn more about symptoms, types, complications, prevention and up-to-date resources. The upcoming dates are:

  • Tuesday, March 26th at 2:00 PM

Getting Crafty

Join us for a relaxing evening of crafting. Registration required: westallislibrary.org/events. The upcoming dates and crafts are:

  • Monday, February 26th at 6:30 PM: Duct Tape Messenger Bags
  • Monday, March 25th at 6:30 PM: Pom Pom Bunnies
  • Monday, April 29th at 6:30 PM: Paint Brush Gnomes
  • Monday, May 20th at 6:30 PM: Rainbow Wall Hanging

Job  Search Help

The Goodwill Workforce Connection Center will be onsite to help you learn and navigate the job search process. Brief 20-minute presentation followed by one-on-one support to help with your questions. Open to any job seeker. The upcoming dates are:  

  • Wednesday, February 28th at 1:00 PM
  • Wednesday, March 13th at 1:00 PM
  • Wednesday, March 27th at 1:00 PM

Leisure Learners

Leisure Learner presentations are for adults who enjoy viewing films and hearing speakers talk about travel, history, and other subjects of general interest. The upcoming dates are: 

  • Tuesday, March 5th at 10:30 AM: 100 Years of Milwaukee Baseball History with Doug Schmidt
  • Tuesday, April 9th at 10:30 AM: Bees and the Environment with Bob Wardinski
  • Tuesday, May 7th at 10:30 AM: Protect Yourself from Scam Artists with the West Allis Police Department

Paint & Sip

Tap into your creative side with a relaxing evening of painting, tea, and camaraderie with instructor Adrienne Calcagnino. Open to ages 12 and up. Registration required: westallislibrary.org/events. The upcoming dates are:

  • Thursday, March 14th at 6:30 PM
  • Thursday, April 11th at 6:30 PM
  • Thursday, May 9th at 6:30 PM

Popcorn and a Movie

Enjoy a film and popcorn on select Friday afternoons. The upcoming dates are: 

  • Friday, March 1st at 2 PM: Barbie
  • Friday, April 5th at 2 PM: Asteroid City
  • Friday, May 3rd at 2 PM: The Color Purple (2023)

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, February 28th at 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday, March 20th at 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday, April 17th at 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday, May 15th at 6:30 PM

Seed & Soil

Join us in Spring for this gardening series presented by Southeast Wisconsin Master Gardeners. The upcoming dates are:

  • Monday March 4th at 6:30 PM: Seed Starting 101
  • Monday, April 8th at 6:30 PM: Planning & Planting a Vegetable Garden
  • Monday, May 6th at 6:30 PM: Composting Short Course

Whole Body Wellness

We will practice self-care through various forms of mindfulness, breath and movement. The upcoming dates are:

  • Wednesday, March 13th at 6:30 PM: Qigong with Jason Carter
  • Wednesday, April 10th at 6:30 PM: Yoga with Susie Melott
  • Wednesday May 8th at 6:30 PM: Yoga Nidra

YABC for Adults

Grab a bite at a local restaurant and discuss a young adult book. Registration recommended: westallislibrary.org/events. The upcoming dates are: 

  • Wednesday, March 6th at 6:30 PM: Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu at Camino, 7211 W. Greenfield Ave.
  • Wednesday, April 3rd at 6:30 PM: A Thousand Steps Into Night by Traci Chee at Al Pastor, 6533 W. Mitchell St. 
  • Wednesday, May 1st at 6:30 PM: The Davenports by Krystal Marquis at West Allis Public Library. Pizza in the Constitution Room. 

For other West Allis Reads programs, visit westallislibrary.org/weread.