Adult Services

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

Book Discussion Groups

The Library offers several monthly book discussion groups including:
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.

Do you want to start your own discussion group? Reserve a book discussion kit today!
Click here for more information on book discussion kits.

Upcoming Special Programs

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

Actividad de Familia
Saturday, December 17th 11:00-12:00pm
Meeting Room A
Join us in making tin foil ornaments.This activity is for the whole family and registration is not required.
Acompanenos a crear nuestros propios adornos de aluminio. Una actividad para toda la familia!

Coloring Club for Adults
Monday, December 19th 6:30-8:00pm
Meeting Room B
De-stress and self-express. Use our supplies, or bring your own. Color, relax and chat – bring a friend!

Keeping $$ Happy and Healthy
Wednesday, December 28th 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.

American Red Cross Blood Drive
Thursday, December 29th 9:00am-2:00pm
Meeting Room B
Give Blood. Give Life.
Sign up at – use sponsor code 0092813 – or contact Ben Johnson at 712-323-7553, ext. 121.

Fic to Flick
Friday, January 20th 6:00-9:00pm
Meeting Room B
Read the Words…See the Picture.
Check out the book now and read Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. Bring the book and we’ll watch the film adaptation. A book/movie discussion will follow.
Books will be available at the Reference Desk in December.
This is an after-hours event. Library doors will re-open at 5:45pm for this event only. There will be no checkins or checkouts available.

ARTrageous for Adults
Saturday, January 28th 6:30-8:30pm
Meeting Room B
Activity To be Announced
Space is limited, please contact the Reference Desk to check on availability.

Pinterest’d In… DIY Valentine Mugs
Monday, January 30th 6:30-8:00pm
Meeting Room B
Use Sharpies to decorate a Valentine mug for yourself or your sweetie.
Supplies for one mug will be provided.
Space is limited, please contact the Reference Desk to check on availability.

Adult Computer and Makerspace Classes

Tiempo de Tecnologia con Yvonne
Debido a baja asistencia “Tiempo de Tecnología con Yvonne” será cancelado hasta nuevo aviso.

Open Computer Help Time
Tuesday, December 27th 6:30-8:00pm
Do you have questions about your new device? Would you like to learn how to download an audiobook or eBook?
Bring your computer and device questions. Bring your tablet or laptop with you!

Make a Holiday Cookie Cutter
Wednesday, December 7th 6:30-8:00pm
Use our 3D printer to create a custom holiday cookie cutter!

Unique Holiday Cards
Wednesday, December 14th 6:30-8:00pm
Try our Silhouette Cameo cutter for creating unique holiday greeting cards.

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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