Events & Programs for Adults
4th Thursdays at 6:00 PM
Creative making events for adults of all ages. Crafters of any and all skill levels are welcome to join us. Express your creativity!
March 23: String Art
April 27: Bracelets
Note: children ages 10 and up are welcome if attending together with a parent or other adult.
BOARD GAME NIGHT
4th Wednesdays from 5:30-8:45 PM
Game on! Adults who are interested in playing board games, word games, and tabletop games are invited to drop in for Board Game Night. Feel free to bring a game--the group will decide what to play. Join us in the first floor conference room.
1st Saturdays from 1:00-3:00 PM
A monthly club for artists, doodlers, and storytellers of all ages to get together to make comics! Try our monthly drawing challenge, or do your own thing. We’ll provide paper, pencils, pens, and projects...you bring your creativity and sense of adventure!
Kids and adults welcome. Children 6 and under must be accompanied by a caregiver.
Nature's Second Chance
with Steven I. Apfelbaum
Monday, March 27 at 6:00 PM
Author Steven I. Apfelbaum will speak about his book, Nature's Second Chance: Restoring the Ecology of Stone Prairie Farm, in which he transformed depleted Southern Wisconsin farmland into a thriving prairie. Anyone interested in farm ecology, sustainability, and the environment will find much to enjoy at this presentation.
All are welcome.
Monroe Quiz Bowl
Hosted by the Friends of the Monroe Public Library
Saturday, April 8 at 6:00 PM
What do you know about Monroe? Put your hometown knowledge to the test in this team trivia competition! Please sign up by April 1 at the link above.
Hoop Embroidery with Anthology
Wednesday, April 12 at 6:00 PM
Join an artist from the Madison boutique Anthology to learn basic stitches and applique techniques as you create an 8" piece of embroidery hoop art using iron-on transfers, vintage fabrics, felt, ribbons, buttons, and hand-stitched lettering.
Adults + teens are welcome. Space is limited, so please sign up in advance starting March 15.
Wisconsin's Gangster Past with Chad Lewis
Monday, May 15 at 6:00 PM
Put on your zoot suit and follow in the footsteps of America's most infamous gangsters as they turn Wisconsin into their personal crime vacation land. Filled with deadly bank robberies, explosive shootouts, brutal murders, and daring kidnappings, this presentation from author Chad Lewis explores the grisly locations where gangster history will never die.
Library Lunchtime Book Club
Our daytime book club! Meets second Wednesdays at 11:00 AM
Our evening book club! Meets second Tuesdays at 6:00 PM