Events & Programs for Adults
Monroe Makeover Monday
Tap into the knowledge of Monroe's local experts to gain new information and have fun!
Social Media Marketing for Your Small Business
Monday, February 26 at 7:00 PM
Are you a small business owner without a marketing department? Are you interested in social media?
Take it to another level! Interact with University of Wisconsin’s Dexter Patterson to create a marketing strategy for your small business!
Please consider signing up in advance if you have specific topics or goals in mind. You are also welcome to just come!
Dexter Patterson serves as the social and digital media specialist for the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association. He has experience working as a blogger, content marketer, digital marketer, podcaster, motivator, and corporate trainer.
Garden Bed Preparation
Monday, March 12 at 6:30 PM
Think spring! Lynn Dahleen will help you prepare your garden soil and talk about composting, Farmer’s Market, and CSA.
Better Brain Health
Presented in partnership with the Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation
Monday, April 23 at 6:00 PM
What's going on inside your head? Find out how to keep your brain healthy and lower your dementia risk. Each attendee will receive a gift, so please sign up by April 20.
You Laugh, You Lose!
Saturday, March 17 at 1:30 PM
Presented in partnership with the Friends of the Monroe Public Library
Bring your finest dad jokes, one-liners, puns, and more for this hilarious and family-friendly contest. Can you make your opponent laugh without laughing at their jokes first?!
Contestants (aka comedians) can register by March 9, and should prepare their own family-friendly joke material. We will have prizes for the winners!
All are welcome to attend as audience members! No need to sign up.
Alice's Ordinary People
Monday, March 26 at 6:00 PM
“A story of ordinary people who effected extraordinary change for human rights.” A documentary about Alice Tregay, who protested school segregation in Chicago and marched with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Start Your Own Herb Garden
Saturday, April 21 at 10:00 AM
Join Master Gardener Kris Winkler as you create your own herb starter garden. All materials are provided, so please sign up by April 13.
Later in 2018...
Monroe Makeover Monday
Stay tuned for more information on future topics.
Join us at the Monroe Public Library for quarterly programs that share ways to save money, time, and/or energy! Stay tuned for more information on upcoming topics:
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!
February 22: Mobiles
March 22: Acrylic and Canvas
April 26: Decorative Letters
May 24: Quilling and Rolled Paper
June 28: Warhol-inspired Printmaking
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! If you are interested in playing board games, word games, and tabletop games, you 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. Adults only.
Library Lunchtime Book Club
2nd Wednesdays at 11:00 AM
Our daytime book club is an informal discussion group reading a varied selection of fiction and nonfiction books. Feel free to come when you can, or only when the book interests you. Please bring a lunch, if you like! You may pick up a copy of each month’s selection at the Checkout Desk, beginning on the first day of the preceding month.
Wanderlust Book Club
2nd Tuesdays at 6:00 PM
Our evening book club reads globally, discussing fiction and nonfiction books from around the world, with a focus on books taking place outside the United States. Interested? Feel free to come when you can! You can pick up a copy of each month's selection at the Checkout Desk.