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Adult Programs

HOLIDAY PLANTER
Wednesday, December 7, 7-8 pm
Flex Zone
Create an evergreen arrangement that will last for weeks, indoors or out. Please bring your gloves, spade, and pruners. Container and all materials will be provided and included in the $20 fee. Please register and pay at the library. No refunds

BOOKS ON TAP
Tuesdays, Dec. 20, Jan. 17, and Feb. 21 7-8:30 PM
Cary Ale House
Meet with other adults in their 20s and 30s to eat, drink, and talk shop about books. At each meeting we will discuss one title chosen by the group, titles will be announced closer to the meeting date. Registration required.

INTRO TO APPLE PHOTOS
Thursday, January 5, 7-8:30 pm
Meeting Room
Learn to manage and edit photos with this free, powerful program for Mac/iOS devices. Bring your own device.

COLORING FOR GROWNUPS
Wednesdays, Jan. 11 and Feb. 15 7-8:30 PM
Flex Zone
Ready to relax? Choose from our coloring pages, colored pencils, and gel pens or bring your own. Refreshments will be provided. Register for each class.

JIGSAW PUZZLE SWAP
Sunday, January 15, 2-3 pm / Flex Zone
Bring in your puzzles and swap away with others. Puzzles must have all the pieces intact.

MAKER DROP-IN
Monday, January 16, 2-4 pm
Flex Zone
Ages 12 & up unless accompanied by an adult. Stop in and make something with our new equipment.

ORGANIZING YOUR HOME, PAPERS, AND TIME Wednesday, January 18, 7-8:30 pm
Meeting Room
Ready to get organized after the holidays? Learn tips to provide order in your home/office/life, and how to maintain that order.

HEALTHY EATING FOR ADULTS
Sunday, January 22, 1:30-3 pm
Meeting Room North
Join Joyce Lande, WellPRO Certified Wellness Coach, for tips to stay healthy from the inside out. She will share nutrition and eating tips for a few or a family gathering; recipes and samples will be shared.

ALEXANDER HAMILTON: THE AMERICAN RAGS TO RICHES STORY
Wednesday, January 25, 7-8 pm
Meeting Room
Experience Terry Lynch as he portrays Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton was born in the Caribbean and abandoned as a child. How did these humble beginnings plant the seeds of opportunity for this founding father?

ADULT BOOK DISCUSSION
Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 am
January 25: Exile by Richard North Patterson
Thursdays, 7-8 pm
January 26: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
February 22: The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
February 23: Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal
Meeting Room North
Join us for a lively discussion. Books are available each month at the Service Center

INTERVIEW WORKSHOP
Saturday, January 28, 1-3 pm
Meeting Room
Bob Schlacks is back to discuss what to do before, during, and after an interview, including the five different types of interviews and the 12 most commonly asked questions. He will make you aware of the variables within your control.

COURTHOUSE FINDS
Sunday, January 29, 1:30-3 pm
Meeting Room
Courthouses are great resources for personal family history. Probate files, chancery cases, land sales and lawsuits are just a handful of the types of records one can find in their local courthouse files. Join Tina for tips and tricks to identify and secure these records.

YEAST BREADS
Wednesday, Feb. 1 or Thursday, Feb. 9 7-8:15 PM
Meeting Room
Chef Cherise will guide you through the 12 steps of yeast bread baking and give you tips to make it your new favorite hobby. Chef’s menu will include Italian Batard, Walnut Wheat Bread, Golden Dinner Rolls, and Sweet Bounty Jam. Register for one program only.

LIBRARY RESOURCES FOR JOB SEEKERS
Wednesday, February 8, 7-8 pm
Meeting Room
Learn about all the job and career resources at the library plus other services available to you in the county.

INTRO TO WORD
Saturday, February 11, 10-11:30 am
Meeting Room North
Intended for beginners, this hands-on class will introduce the Ribbon menu and teach you how to create and edit text by building a basic resumé from scratch. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills required.

INTRO TO EXCEL
Saturday, February 11, 12:30-2 pm
Meeting Room North
Intended for beginners, this hands-on class will teach you how to create a basic budget using some of the most important tools in Excel. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills required.

LINCOLN: HISTORY & “HIS STORY”
Monday, February 13, 6:30-8 pm
Meeting Room
Mr. Lincoln loves to talk about history and “his story,” focusing on the turbulent years from 1854-1865. A photo op with the president will be available

HENNA TATTOO WORKSHOP
Saturday, February 18, 11-12:30 pm
Flex Zone East
Learn about henna, different designs, and how to create a tattoo. Each person will leave with a small tattoo and Henna kit; there is a materials fee of $10. No refunds. More supplies will be available for purchase at a discounted price.

PREGNANT? MEET THE DOULA
Thursday, February 23, 7-8 pm
Meeting Room North
Join local certified labor doula Happi Lynn Berger as she helps you navigate the common questions and concerns expectant moms have about the process. Many planning tips, suggestions, and even a bit of hands-on relaxation practice will be included.

COIN, GOLD/SILVER COLLECTING & VALUES
Saturday, Feb. 25, 1-2:30 or 3-4:30 pm
Meeting Room
Lifelong coin collector Dave Ekstrom will give a brief presentation about old coins, and gold/silver items based on their scrap metal value. Afterward, audience members will be given a three- to five-minute time slot for a free appraisal of items. Time slots are assigned on a first-come, first served basis. Register for only one program. This program is educational; therefore, there will be no buying or selling.

GENEALOGY INTEREST GROUP
Sunday, February 26, 1:30-3 pm
Meeting Room North
Join local genealogy enthusiasts as we share our expertise. Bring your own laptop or use one of ours.

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