Programs for Adults

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

Book Discussion Groups

The Library offers several monthly book discussion groups including:
Mystery, YA for Adults, Lunch Bunch, Poetry and U.S. History & War.

Featured books are available at the second floor Reference Desk.

Upcoming Special Programs

Council Bluffs in the 1890s
Tuesday, April 28th 7:00-8:30pm
Meeting Room B
Presented by the Bluffs Arts Council, the Historical Society of Pottawattamie County, Preserve Council Bluffs and the Council Bluffs Public Library.

FREE Comic Day
Saturday, May 2nd 2:00-4:00pm
Meeting Room B
Join us for games, activities, movie screening and a FREE comic!

Secret Garden Tea
Thursday, May 7th 3:00-4:30pm
Meeting Room A
Presented by Gloria Kemery with La Tea Da Specialtea Teas

Author Visit
Tuesday, May 12th 6:30-8:00pm
Meeting Room B
Meet local author Theresa Barron-McKeagney and Alberto “Beto” Gonzales, the subject of her book, Mi Rincóncito en el Cielo (My Little Corner of the Sky).

Adult Computer Classes

Microsoft Excel Level 1
Wednesday, April 22nd 6:30-8:00pm

Microsoft Excel Level 2
Tuesday, April 28th 6:30-8:00pm

Photo Editing & Organizing
Wednesday, May 6th 6:30-8:00pm
Learn to edit and organize your personal photos on the computer. Please bring a flash drive or SD card with photos.

Thursday, May 14th 6:30-8:00pm
Get the latest news, reviews and information on all the hottest apps for your mobile device.

Microsoft Word
Tuesday, May 26th 6:30-8:00pm
Learn how to use all the great features in Word or brush up on your existing skills.

Microsoft PowerPoint
Wednesday, May 27th 6:30-8:00pm
Learn how to create professional PowerPoint presentations using animations, background music, art and text effects and more.

Clases de computación

Cómo crear invitaciones/noticias/tarjetas utilizando Microsoft Word y Microsoft Publisher
Jueves, 7 de Mayo a las 1:30pm-2:30pm

Cómo crear grupos/eventos con Facebook
Jueves, 14 de Mayo a las 1:30pm-2:30pm

Correo Electronico
Jueves, 21 de Mayo a las 1:30pm-2:30pm

Mango Lenguajes
Jueves, 28 de Mayo a las 1:30pm-2:30pm

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.

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.


Javascript is currently disabled. For full functionality of this site it is necessary to enable JavaScript. Here are the instructions how to enable JavaScript in your web browser.


You are using an outdated browser. Sorry, this web site doesn't support Internet Explorer 6. To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend that you upgrade to a newer version or other web browser. A list of the most popular web browsers can be found below. It is completely free for download: