Adult Services

Click here to view all upcoming events and programs for adults. Click here to view a printable pdf of the complete October 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.

Iowa Nature Author/Photographer Ty Smedes
Monday, October 5 6:30-8:00pm
Meeting Room B
Ty Smedes presents ‘Capturing Iowa’s Seasons’

Saturday Matinee
October 17th 2:00-4:00pm
Meeting Room B
Showing Pitch Perfect 2 with FREE Popcorn!

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

Myths and Truths about Ghosts and Apparitions
Saturday, October 24th 1:00-2:00pm
Meeting Room A
Presented by paranormal researcher Darcie McGrath.

ARTrageous for Adults
Saturday, October 24th 6:00-8:30pm
Meeting Room B
Dia de los Muertos: Sugar Skulls. Space is limited.

Pinterest’d In… CD Photo Frames
Monday, October 26th 6:30-8:00pm
Meeting Room B
Mosiac Photo Frames – make beautiful mosaic photo frames from old CDs and DVDs. Space is limited.

History of Omaha and Council Bluffs – The Ties that Bind
Monday, November 2nd 6:30-8:00pm
Meeting Room B
Troy Stolp will cover a range of topics relating to Council Bluffs history, including: Omaha/Council Bluffs
Pre-history, Lewis and Clark, town origins and more.

Adult Computer and Makerspace Classes

Basic Microsoft Word
Wednesday, October 7th 6:30-8:00pm

Digitize Your Memories
Tuesday, October 13th 6:30-8:00pm
Learn how the CBPL Makerspace can help bring your photos and videos into the 21st Century.

Basic Microsoft Word
Tuesday, October 27th 6:30-8:00pm

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.

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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