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Adult Programs & Events

Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group

Date: June 27, 2017
Time: 6:30-9 PM

sec2Contact: Ann Rubin

815-478-3987

adults@mpld.org

Join us to learn and share quilting skills. Work on your own projects as well as community service projects. We will be meeting at the United Methodist Church in Manhattan.

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Calling All Moms: Summertime Road Trip Activities/Crafts for Kids

Date: June 28, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM

sec2Contact: Ann Rubin

815-478-3987

adults@mpld.org

Join us as we present ideas for activities and crafs for your road trip with the kids in the car for your summer vacation. (Storytime & activities provided for kids 2+ in the Children’s Department).

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Book to Movie

Date: July 05, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM

sec2Contact: Ann Rubin

815-478-3987

adults@mpld.org

Join us for a movie and popcorn!

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Adult Coloring

Date: July 07, 2017
Time: 1:30 PM

sec2Contact: Ann Rubin

815-478-3987

adults@mpld.org

Relax and socialize while coloring beautiful illustrations designed specifically for adults.

Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group

Date: July 08, 2017
Time: 9-4 PM

sec2Contact: Ann Rubin

815-478-3987

adults@mpld.org

Join us to learn and share quilting skills. Work on your own projects as well as community service projects. We will be meeting at the United Methodist Church in Manhattan.

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Mystery Book Discussion

Date: July 10, 2017
Time: 11:30 AM

sec2Contact: Ann Rubin

815-478-3987

adults@mpld.org

Join us to discuss “Treachery at Lancaster Gate” by Anne Perry

Wacky Wonders: Solar Eclipse

Date: July 11, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM

Solar EclipseGet ready for the first total solar eclipse in almost 30 years! Join us as we host Michelle Nichols from the Adler Planetarium to learn more about eclipses and how you can enjoy this exciting event! Solar eclipse glasses will be provided to all who attend.

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Tech Tuesday: Twitter

Date: July 11, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM

twitterLearn the basics of Twitter, how it works, and what you can do with it.

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Anything But Mystery

Date: July 13, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM

815-478-3987

adults@mpld.org

Join us to discuss “The Second Half” by Lauraine Snelling

Casual Crafters- CANCELLED

Date: July 14, 2017
Time: 1:30 pm

sec2Contact: Ann Rubin

815-478-3987

adults@mpld.org

Casual Crafters for July has been cancelled. We will see you next month!

Trivia Night @ Fritz's

Date: July 19, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM

sec2Contact: Ann Rubin

815-478-3987

adults@mpld.org

Impress your friends with your useless knowledge. Free. Prizes to the winning team. First question is at 7 PM.

Mo' Beat Blues

Date: July 20, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM

Mo' Beat BluesJoin us outside as Mo’ Beat Blues performs in our new pavilion! Mo’ Beat Blues is a duo that specializes in the blues and harmonica. Grab your lawn chairs or a blanket and bring the whole family for a night of music and fun!

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Armchair Travel with Dolores Rowan-Poland

Date: July 26, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM

sec2Contact: Ann Rubin

815-478-3987

adults@mpld.org

We will travel the world with patrons as our speakers and will share stories, details, and photos of their travels.

Friday Films

Date: July 28, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM

sec2Contact: Ann Rubin

815-478-3987

adults@mpld.org

Join us for a showing of “Allied”. Popcorn and refreshments provided.

Harry Potter Birthday Bash

Date: July 31, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM

Harry Potter Birthday BashCome celebrate the Boy Who Lived with a Birthday Party for all ages. Get a team together for a game of quidditch or stop by Ollivander’s and create the perfect wand for you. And don’t forget to find all the horcruxes hidden throughout the library in order to defeat You-Know-Who!

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Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group

Date: August 01, 2017
Time: 6:30-9 PM

sec2Contact: Ann Rubin

815-478-3987

adults@mpld.org

Join us to learn and share quilting skills. Work on your own projects as well as community service projects. We will be meeting at the United Methodist Church in Manhattan.

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Book To Movie

Date: August 02, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM

sec2Contact: Ann Rubin

815-478-3987

adults@mpld.org

Join us for a showing of “The Shack”. Popcorn and refreshments provided.

A Spooky Good Time

Date: August 08, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM

A Spooky Good TimeBring the whole family to Haunted Trails Joliet for a night of fun before school starts back up. $5 covers two slices of pizza, pop, and a Game Play FunCard and for $13 get discounted wristbands for unlimited go-karts, rides, mini-golf and more.

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Anything But Mystery

Date: August 10, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM

sec2Contact: Ann Rubin

815-478-3987

adults@mpld.org

Join us to discuss “The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend” by Katarina Bivald

Casual Crafters

Date: August 11, 2017
Time: 1:30 PM

sec2Contact: Ann Rubin

815-478-3987

adults@mpld.org

Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group

Date: August 12, 2017
Time: 9-4 PM

sec2Contact: Ann Rubin

815-478-3987

adults@mpld.org

Join us to learn and share quilting skills. Work on your own projects as well as community service projects. We will be meeting at the United Methodist Church in Manhattan.

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Mystery Book Discussion

Date: August 14, 2017
Time: 11:30 AM

sec2Contact: Ann Rubin

815-478-3987

adults@mpld.org

Join us to discuss “The Given Day” by Dennis LeHane

Tech Tuesday: Silhouette Cameo iPhone Cases

Date: August 15, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM

twitterLearn to create your own unique iPhone case design with our silhouette machine.

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Family Fort Night

Date: August 16, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM

Family Fort NightGrab the family, a sheet, and get ready for a night of fun. Build a blanket fort for the whole family to enjoy, and once it’s built grab a book off the shelf for family storytime.

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Armchair Travel with Helen Miller-Hong Kong & Bangkok

Date: August 17, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM

sec2Contact: Ann Rubin

815-478-3987

adults@mpld.org

We will travel the world with patrons as our speakers and will share stories, details, and photos of their travels.

Trivia Night @ Silver Dollar

Date: August 23, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM

sec2Contact: Ann Rubin

815-478-3987

adults@mpld.org

Impress your friends with your useless knowledge. Free. Prizes to the winning team. First question is at 7 PM.

Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group

Date: August 24, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM

sec2Contact: Ann Rubin

815-478-3987

adults@mpld.org

Join us to learn and share quilting skills. Work on your own projects as well as community service projects. We will be meeting at the Community Center in Elwood.

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Friday Films

Date: August 25, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM

sec2Contact: Ann Rubin

815-478-3987

adults@mpld.org

Join us for a showing of “La La Land”. Popcorn and refreshments provided.

Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group

Date: September 05, 2017
Time: 6:30-9 PM

sec2Contact: Ann Rubin

815-478-3987

adults@mpld.org

Join us to learn and share quilting skills. Work on your own projects as well as community service projects. We will be meeting at the United Methodist Church in Manhattan.

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Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group

Date: September 09, 2017
Time: 9-4 PM

sec2Contact: Ann Rubin

815-478-3987

adults@mpld.org

Join us to learn and share quilting skills. Work on your own projects as well as community service projects. We will be meeting at the United Methodist Church in Manhattan.

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Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group

Date: September 28, 2017
Time: 6:30-9 PM

sec2Contact: Ann Rubin

815-478-3987

adults@mpld.org

Join us to learn and share quilting skills. Work on your own projects as well as community service projects. We will be meeting at the Community Center in Elwood.

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