Adult Services

Click here to view all upcoming events and programs for adults.
Click here to view a printable pdf of the complete August 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)
Lunch Bunch
Biographies in History
Poetry Club
Cook By the Book New this season!

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… Decorating Terra Cotta Pots
Monday, August 29th 6:30-8:00pm
Meeting Room B
Learn two techniques to spruce up your plain terra cotta pots.
One pot will be provided. Please bring a favorite decorated napkin or piece of scrapbook paper for one of the techniques.
Space is limited, please contact the Reference Desk to check on availability.

Keeping $$ Happy and Healthy
Wednesday, August 31st 12:30-1:30pm
Iowa Room
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.

Read an eBook Day
Friday, September 16th
Read an eBook day is a celebration of modern storytelling. Be a part of the festivities by checking out your favorite eBook. Join the conversation by sharing what you’re reading, stories about why you love eBooks and by using the hashtag #eBookLove on social media. Click here to get started with Overdrive.

Coloring Club for Adults
Monday, September 19th 6:30-8:00pm
Meeting Room B
De-stress and self-express. Come color, relax and chat – bring a friend!

ARTrageous for Adults
Saturday, September 24th 6:30-8:30pm
Meeting Room B
Pixelating with Paint!
Space is limited, please contact the Reference Desk to check on availability.

Adult Computer and Makerspace Classes

Tiempo de Tecnologia con Yvonne
Cada jueves de 1:30-2:30pm
Por una hora se puede practicar como usar el teclado, recibir ayuda con un proyecto, usar los recursos de la biblioteca, o aprender como utilizar una computadora y mucho mas.

Computer Help Time
Tuesdays, August 23rd & September 27th 6:30-8:00pm
Do you have questions about your computer or tablet? How to download an audiobook or eBook?
Bring your computer and device questions. Bring your tablet or laptop with you!

Simple 3D Charms and Jewelry
Wednesday, August 24th 6:30-8:00pm
Use our 3D printer to make simple charms and jewelry.

Microsoft Word Basics
Wednesday, September 7th 6:30-8:00pm

Microsoft Excel Basics
Tuesday, September 13th 6:30-8:00pm

Digitizing Your VHS
Thursday, September 29th 6:30-8:00pm
Learn how to bring your videos into the 21st century. Bring a VHS tape and a flash drive to transfer it to.
Flash drives are available for purchase at the Reference desk.

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!

746 Needlework Club This group meets the second and fourth Thursday each month. Needlework – Knitting, Crocheting, Embroidery – All skill levels welcome! Bring your own supplies or projects to work on.

Cake Pan Collection

Check out a cake pan with your library card! Click here to browse our collection – we have over 65 different pans to choose from!

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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