Adult Programs

September - October 2017 Programming

Book Discussion Groups

Book discussion groups are a great way to connect with others, talk about or learn more about what you are reading, or to try reading something different.

T.A.L.K. Book
October 17, 6:30 pm
Auditorium

Second book in a three-part series, “Encountering Asia,” sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council.  Discussion of Ha Jin’s WAITING, will be led by Kim Stanley from McPherson College. A limited number of copies are available for check out at the adult circulation desk.  To participate in the discussion, contact Annette, amsmith59@gmail.com.  The next book in the series will be AN ARTIST OF THE FLOATING WORLD by Kazuo Ishiguro (November 14).

Sci-Fi 
October 5, 7:00 pm
Library - Conference Room #1
This group meets the first Thursday of every month, and the locations are decided by the group.   The book for the October discussion group is THE THE DISPOSSESSED by Ursula K. Le Guin.

Join us at 5:30pm at Carl's Bar for food and drinks prior to the meeting at the library.


November 2, 7:00 pm
Location TBD
The book for the November discussion group is THE PRIDE OF CHANUR by C. J. Cherryh.

Mystery Mavens 

September 26, 7:00 pm
Conference Room #2

This group meets the fourth Tuesday of every month. The book for the September discussion group is THE HERMIT by Thomas Rydahl.

October 24, 7:00 pm
Conference Room #2
The book for the October discussion group is THE LAKE HOUSE BY Kate Morton.     

Creative Writing and Storytelling Workshops

September 5, 19 & 26
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Auditorium

creative writing
A series of classes on how to turn your thoughts and ideas into words and stories.  These free classes, taught by Jason Probst, are for teens and adults, and no registration is required.  No session on September 12.

 

How to Spot Fake News

September 14, 21, & 28
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Auditorium

Fake news pic
A series of classes on how to spot fake news, research the legitimacy of what you read, and how to be a better news consumer.  These free classes, taught by Jason Probst, are for teens and adults, and no registration is required.  No session on September 7.