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Adult Programs & Events

Photoshop 101

Date: February 20, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm

Learn the basics of Photoshop. Includes cropping images, fixing problems, changing backgrounds, and more.

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All About the Yarn

Date: February 21, 2018
Time: 2:30- 4:30 pm

Learn to knit or crochet with one of our local experts or bring your own unfinished project to this drop-in program.

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Trivia Night- Roadhouse 52

Date: February 21, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm

Impress your friends with your useless knowledge. Up to 6 people per team. Free to play. First question is at 7:00 pm. First-place team will receive (one) $100 Car Detail Voucher courtesy of Manhattan Collision!

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Mason Jar String Art

Date: February 22, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm

Create your own string art mason jar project to hang in your home or give as a gift! Registration is required. All supplies will be provided.

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Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group

Date: February 22, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm

Join us to learn and share quilting skills. We work on our own projects as well as community service projects. We meet at the United Methodist Church in Manhattan on Tuesdays at 6:30 pm and Saturdays at 9:00 am, and the Elwood Community Center on Thursdays at 6:30 pm. New members are welcome anytime!

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Movies for Adults: Victoria and Abdul

Date: February 23, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm

All movies are free and start at 1:00 pm. Bring a lunch if you’d like. Free popcorn provided!

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Silhouette Cameo Cutter Projects- Coffee Mug

Date: February 26, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm

Come try out our new Silhouette Cameo cutting machine and get creative making personalized projects. There will be a $3 fee to cover supplies. Registration is required as space is limited.

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Organize Your Kitchen

Date: February 27, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm

Professional organizing expert M. Colleen Klimczak will be at the library to show how an organized kitchen can help you save time, money, and space. Colleen will cover menu planning, shopping tips, and space organization to set you up for success. Get inspired by her website at www.peaceofmindpo.com or check her out on Pinterest at pinterest.com/colleencpo/

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All About the Yarn

Date: February 28, 2018
Time: 2:30- 4:30 pm

Learn to knit or crochet with one of our local experts or bring your own unfinished project to this drop-in program.

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Adult Bingo & Adult Coloring

Date: March 02, 2018
Time: 1:00- 3:00 pm

Enjoy a round of bingo from 1:00-2:00 pm. Popcorn and prizes provided. Then stay and socialize while coloring beautiful illustrations designed for adults.

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Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group

Date: March 06, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm

Join us to learn and share quilting skills. We work on our own projects as well as community service projects. We meet at the United Methodist Church in Manhattan on Tuesdays at 6:30 pm and Saturdays at 9:00 am, and the Elwood Community Center on Thursdays at 6:30 pm. New members are welcome anytime!

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General Tech Question Time

Date: March 06, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm

Have anything tech-related you want to learn more about? Is your computer giving you issues? Come in and ask the staff whatever tech questions you’d like. Please register in advance to reserve a one-on-one session.

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All About the Yarn

Date: March 07, 2018
Time: 2:30- 4:30 pm

Learn to knit or crochet with one of our local experts or bring your own unfinished project to this drop-in program.

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Book to Movie Night Out: Wonder **Date Changed**

Date: March 07, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm

Join us at 6:00 pm as we watch the latest film adaptations of popular books.

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Anything BUT Mystery

Date: March 08, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm

Come join us at 7:00 pm to discuss News of the World by Paulette Jiles.

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Casual Crafters: Paper Straw Easter Egg

Date: March 09, 2018
Time: 1:30-3:30 pm

Join us from 1:30- 3:30 pm for some fun and simple craft projects at the library. Please register in advance as the materials are provided.

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Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group

Date: March 10, 2018
Time: 9:00 am

Join us to learn and share quilting skills. We work on our own projects as well as community service projects. We meet at the United Methodist Church in Manhattan on Tuesdays at 6:30 pm and Saturdays at 9:00 am, and the Elwood Community Center on Thursdays at 6:30 pm. New members are welcome anytime!

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Mystery Loves Company

Date: March 12, 2018
Time: 11:30 am

Come join us at 11:30 am to discuss Unsub by Meg Gardiner

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All About the Yarn

Date: March 14, 2018
Time: 2:30- 4:30 pm

Learn to knit or crochet with one of our local experts or bring your own unfinished project to this drop-in program.

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Windows 10

Date: March 15, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm

Do you have Windows 10, but you don’t know how to use it? Come learn the basics of navigating and using Windows 10. If you have a laptop, bring it with you to this program for hands-on experience.

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Quilt Group Demonstration

Date: March 20, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm

Have you always wanted to know more about the Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group? Pam Swyndro will be here to talk about the group and show some of the beautiful work they create as well as the wonderful community service projects they support. Learn more about this organization and how to become a member.

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All About the Yarn

Date: March 21, 2018
Time: 2:30- 4:30 pm

Learn to knit or crochet with one of our local experts or bring your own unfinished project to this drop-in program.

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Trivia Night- Fritz's

Date: March 21, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm

Impress your friends with your useless knowledge. Up to 6 people per team. Free to play. First question is at 7:00 pm. First-place team will receive (one) $100 Car Detail Voucher courtesy of Manhattan Collision!

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Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group

Date: March 22, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm

Join us to learn and share quilting skills. We work on our own projects as well as community service projects. We meet at the United Methodist Church in Manhattan on Tuesdays at 6:30 pm and Saturdays at 9:00 am, and the Elwood Community Center on Thursdays at 6:30 pm. New members are welcome anytime!

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Movies for Adults- Dunkirk

Date: March 23, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm

All movies are free and start at 1:00 pm. Bring a lunch if you’d like. Free popcorn provided!

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Silhouette Cameo Cutter Projects- Tea Towel

Date: March 26, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm

Come try out our new Silhouette Cameo cutting machine and get creative making personalized projects. There will be a $3 fee to cover supplies. Registration is required as space is limited.

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All About the Yarn

Date: March 28, 2018
Time: 2:30- 4:30

Learn to knit or crochet with one of our local experts or bring your own unfinished project to this drop-in program.

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Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group

Date: April 03, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm

Join us to learn and share quilting skills. We work on our own projects as well as community service projects. We meet at the United Methodist Church in Manhattan on Tuesdays at 6:30 pm and Saturdays at 9:00 am, and the Elwood Community Center on Thursdays at 6:30 pm. New members are welcome anytime!

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General Tech Question Time

Date: April 03, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm

Have anything tech-related you want to learn more about? Is your computer giving you issues? Come in and ask the staff whatever tech questions you’d like. Please register in advance to reserve a one-on-one session.

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All About the Yarn

Date: April 04, 2018
Time: 2:30- 4:30 pm

Learn to knit or crochet with one of our local experts or bring your own unfinished project to this drop-in program.

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Book to Movie Night Out: Murder on the Orient Express **Date Changed**

Date: April 04, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm

Join us at 6:00 pm as we watch the latest film adaptations of popular books.

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Adult Bingo & Adult Coloring

Date: April 06, 2018
Time: 1:00- 3:00 PM

Enjoy a round of bingo from 1:00-2:00 pm. Popcorn and prizes provided. Then stay and socialize while coloring beautiful illustrations designed for adults.

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Mystery Loves Company

Date: April 09, 2018
Time: 11:30 am

Come join us at 11:30 am to discuss Reckless Creedby Alex Kava

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Painting Party

Date: April 10, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm

This painting party was so popular in November, we’ve invited Tracie back for two events! Enjoy a night out and go home with a beautiful painting. No skill required! Call your friends and register early as we expect this class to fill up quickly. A $20 fee will cover the canvas, paints, and supplies.

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All About the Yarn

Date: April 11, 2018
Time: 2:30- 4:30 pm

Learn to knit or crochet with one of our local experts or bring your own unfinished project to this drop-in program.

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Anything BUT Mystery

Date: April 12, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm

Come join us at 7:00 pm to discuss A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner.

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Casual Crafters: Spring Pom Pom Birds

Date: April 13, 2018
Time: 1:30- 3:30 pm

Join us from 1:30- 3:30 pm for some fun and simple craft projects at the library. Please register in advance as the materials are provided.

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Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group

Date: April 14, 2018
Time: 9:00 am

Join us to learn and share quilting skills. We work on our own projects as well as community service projects. We meet at the United Methodist Church in Manhattan on Tuesdays at 6:30 pm and Saturdays at 9:00 am, and the Elwood Community Center on Thursdays at 6:30 pm. New members are welcome anytime!

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Butterfly Gardening with The Conservation Foundation

Date: April 16, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm

Pollinators, like butterflies and birds, are not only a joy to watch in your yard, they are also very beneficial! In this presentation with Jamie Viebach from The Conservation Foundation, you will learn how to attract these beautiful creatures to your yard by planting an attractive pollinator-friendly garden.

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All About the Yarn

Date: April 18, 2018
Time: 2:30- 4:30 pm

Learn to knit or crochet with one of our local experts or bring your own unfinished project to this drop-in program.

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Trivia Night- Gallagher's

Date: April 18, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm

Impress your friends with your useless knowledge. Up to 6 people per team. Free to play. First question is at 7:00 pm. First-place team will receive (one) $100 Car Detail Voucher courtesy of Manhattan Collision!

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Intro to Pinterest

Date: April 19, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm

Learn the basics of this fun website and see why all of your friends keep saying “I saw this great idea on Pinterest!”

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Spring Floral Program

Date: April 23, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm

Welcome spring by creating a beautiful fresh flower arrangement for your home! There will be a $20 fee to cover supplies. Registration is required as space is limited.

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All About the Yarn

Date: April 25, 2018
Time: 2:30- 4:30 pm

Learn to knit or crochet with one of our local experts or bring your own unfinished project to this drop-in program.

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Superpowers

Date: April 26, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm

Sasha Grabenstetter from the U of I extension office will be here to help you understand estate planning. Learn new ways to make your wishes known and tips for starting important conversations with your loved ones.

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Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group

Date: April 26, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm

Join us to learn and share quilting skills. We work on our own projects as well as community service projects. We meet at the United Methodist Church in Manhattan on Tuesdays at 6:30 pm and Saturdays at 9:00 am, and the Elwood Community Center on Thursdays at 6:30 pm. New members are welcome anytime!

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Movies for Adults- Gifted

Date: April 27, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm

All movies are free and start at 1:00 pm. Bring a lunch if you’d like. Free popcorn provided!

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Silhouette Cameo Cutter Projects- Flower Pot

Date: April 30, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm

Come try out our new Silhouette Cameo cutting machine and get creative making personalized projects. There will be a $3 fee to cover supplies. Registration is required as space is limited.

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Trivia Night- Silver Dollar

Date: May 16, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm

Impress your friends with your useless knowledge. Up to 6 people per team. Free to play. First question is at 7:00 pm. First-place team will receive (one) $100 Car Detail Voucher courtesy of Manhattan Collision!

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