Adult Services

Click here to view all upcoming events and programs for adults. Click here to view a printable pdf of the complete November 2015 calendar of library programs and events for adults.

Book Discussion Groups

The Library offers several monthly book discussion groups including:
Worlds Away (SciFi/Fantasy) New this season!
Lunch Bunch
Biographies in History New this season!
Poetry Club

Featured books are available at the second floor Reference Desk.

Upcoming Special Programs

Get more information or sign up for programs and classes at the Reference desk.

Pinterest’d In… Quilling Christmas Cards
Monday, November 30th 6:30-8:00pm
Meeting Room B
Learn the art of quilling and make unique Christmas cards or holiday greetings.
Space is limited, please sign up at the Reference Desk.

An Evening with Rainbow Rowell
Tuesday, December 1st 7:00pm
Join us for an evening with Rainbow Rowell! She will discuss her work starting at 7:00pm, followed by a book signing at 8:00pm.
Books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of The Bookworm.
Click here for more information.

Downton Abbey Christmas Tea
Thursday, December 17th 3:00-5:00pm
Join us for tea, activities and a showing of Christmas at Downton Abbey.
Please bring your favorite tea cup and feel free to dress for the occasion!
RSVP to the Reference Desk.

Explore CBPL Coloring Club
Monday, December 21st 6:30-8:00pm
Meeting Room B
De-stress and self-express. Come color, relax and chat – bring a friend!

Adult Computer and Makerspace Classes

Christmas Cards with Cameo
Tuesday, November 24th 6:30-8:00pm
Learn the basics of papercutting with the Silhouette Cameo Cutter to make beautiful keepsake Christmas cards.

Introduction to Adobe Creative Cloud
Wednesday, December 2nd or Tuesday, December 22nd 6:30-8:00pm
Discover what these professional-level programs can do for you. Same class both days.

3-D Creation with MakerBot: Christmas Ornament
Tuesday, December 8th 6:30-8:00pm
Use our 3-D printer to make a unique holiday decoration.

Powerpoint: the Modern Slideshow
Wednesday, December 23rd 6:30-8:00pm
Learn to use this popular program for work or play.

Groups & Clubs

Adult Board Game Night Join us! Come play new and classic board and card games. This group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month, and it is free to attend. You are welcome to bring your favorite games or just stop in to join a game. Click here for more information on our Board Game Collection.

Manga/Anime for Adults This group meets every Monday at 6:45 to discuss and share our favorite Japanese books and movies. If you are interested in joining us, please stop by or inquire at the Reference Desk.

Explore CBPL Coloring Club This group meets the third Monday each month to de-stress and self-express. Come color, relax and chat – bring a friend!

Test Proctoring

The Council Bluffs Public Library offers test proctoring when adequate personnel, facilities, and technology are available. For more information on Test Proctoring at the Library, please click here or contact the Reference Department.


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