Events for Adults
Fall 2019 // September - December
Historic Walking Tour
with Tom Mitchell, local author and historian
Meet at Lincoln Park
Saturday, November 2 from 12:30-3:00 PM
Tom Mitchell, local author, historian, and prairie enthusiast will guide us on a tour of Monroe’s historic buildings and significant locations, and share stories about the people who founded Monroe. Meet at Lincoln Park at 12:30, and end at the library for warm beverages and snacks. All are welcome.
Wine Walk Water & Craft Station
Thursday, November 7 from 3:00-8:30 pm
Exploring the Square during Main Street’s Wine Walk? Stop by for a non-alcoholic beverage break and make a wine cork keychain to commemorate your evening of fun. All adults are welcome to drop in.
Monday, November 11 at 6:30 PM
Choose a recipe you’ve always wanted to make—but haven’t—and give it a try! We’ll gather, eat together, and share recipes. Adults only. Please sign up in advance, and provide a copy of your recipe to Janel before the event.
Glitter Jar Holiday Decor
Monday, December 9 at 6:30 PM
Enjoy a festive atmosphere as we create a seasonal decoration for you to take home. Adults only; please sign up in advance.
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.
Wanderlust Book Club
3rd 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.
1st Tuesdays 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!
September 3: Junk Frames
October 1: Papel Picado
November 5: Decorative Mint Tins
December 3: Tiny Books
Note: children ages 10 and up are welcome if attending together with a parent or other adult.