Adult Services

Click here to view all upcoming events and programs for adults.
Click here to view a printable pdf of the complete February 2016 calendar of library programs and events for adults.

Book Discussion Groups

The Library offers several monthly book discussion groups including:
Mystery
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.

Adult Winter Reading Program

Hot Reads for Cold Nights
We invite you to snuggle up with a good book this winter and participate in Hot Reads for Cold Nights, a winter reading program for adults. Read or listen to books or attend library programs for a chance to win prizes!

prizes– 30 Points – Magnetic picture frame with HRCN logo and 16 wintery reading words
– 50 Points – Hot or cold therapy pack
– 80 Points – Foldaway shopping bag
– 100 Points – On-the-Go wall or car charging kit
Points accumulate. Enter often for a chance to win!

Click here to register or log in.
Program runs January 4 – March 19 with weekly prize drawings beginning January 16th.

Upcoming Special Programs

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

Acoustic Soul Guitar with Andre Vander Velde
Monday, February 8th 7:00-8:00pm
Meeting Room B

An Evening with Dan Gable
Monday, February 15th 6:00pm
Join us for a special after-hours President’s Day event featuring legendary wrestler Dan Gable.
Click here for more information.

Coloring Club for Adults
Monday, February 22nd 6:30-8:00pm
Meeting Room B
De-stress and self-express. Come color, relax and chat – bring a friend!

Keeping $$ Happy and Healthy
Wednesday, February 24th 12:30-1:30pm
Meeting Room 2D
This class is designed to offer tips for success, education on danger zones and some key habits that can help to make your finances healthier and eventually make your life happier!
Presented by Heartland Family Service and Horseshoe Casino.

Pinterest’d In… Family Fairy Gardens
Monday, February 29th 6:00-8:00pm
Meeting at Sherbondy’s at 319 16th Avenue
BRING: $10 (for soil, plants and one figurine) and an 8-10 inch shallow container.
Children MUST be accompanied by an adult.
Space is limited, please sign up at the Reference Desk.

ARTrageous for Adults
Saturday, March 26th 6:30-8:30pm
Meeting Room B
To Be Announced.

Adult Computer and Makerspace Classes

Computer Help Time
Wednesday, February 10th 2:00-3:30pm and
Wednesday, February 24th 6:30-8:00pm

Do you have questions about your computer or tablet? Need to know how to do something in Word or Excel?
Bring your computer and device questions. Bring your tablet or laptop with you!

Shooting with the GoPro HERO
Thursday, February 17th 6:30-8:00pm
Learn how to set up a GoPro HERO or HERO4 to start capturing stills, video or even time-lapse photography.
Bring your own camera or use one of ours.

Getting Started with Green Screens
Thursday, February 25th 6:30-8:00pm
Have fun learning to use a green screen to enhance your videos and photos.

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.

Coloring Club for Adults This group meets the third Monday each month. Experience the stress-reducing benefits and creative self-discovery of adult coloring. Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own coloring utensils and prints if you prefer. 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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