Adult Programming

  • Tiny Art Gallery

    June 6th - August 13th 
    In-Person Event


    During the course of our Adult Summer Reading program, starting on Monday, June 6th, Samuels Library will become a gallery for tiny art! See small canvasses displayed around the library, and add to the collection yourself! You can pick up a kit consisting of a tiny canvas and paints at the Adult Reference desk to take home, paint, and submit for display in our gallery. There will also be a workshop to make these art pieces together at the library on Saturday, June 18th at 2:00 p.m.

  • Swashbucklin' Interactive Screening

    Saturday, July 9th, 2022 
    2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event


    Join us for an interactive movie viewing of Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl! Feel free to dress up as a pirate and play a game for a chance to win a prize basket!

  • Bad Romance

    Monday, July 11th, 2022 
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Do you consider yourself a hopeless romantic? Are bad romances a guilty pleasure of yours? Can you quote every line from your favorite rom-com? Then you should join us for another special meeting of Bad Romance. Indulge us with your favorite romance books, movies, music or other media, and possibly discover new titles! Register for this event online.

  • Genealogy Club

    Wednesday, July 13th, 2022 
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Hybrid Virtual/In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Interested in your family's history? Already done extensive research and wanna be able to share your finds? Join our virtual genealogy club where both novices and experts alike can come together and talk about different genealogy topics. Register for this event online.

  • Adult Summer Reading Craft: Sea Glass Mason Jars

    Saturday, July 16th, 2022 
    2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join us for a craft session where you can decorate your own mason jar with oceanic tones and colorful glass. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Evening Discussion

    Monday, July 18th, 2022
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of July, we will be discussing Binti by Nnedi Okorafor. This group meets on every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, July 20th, 2022
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of July, we will be discussing Binti by Nnedi Okorafor. This group meets every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Morning discussion is now in person at the library. Register for this event online.

  • Author Event with Todd Denick

    Tuesday, July 26th, 2022 
    6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Join us as author Todd Denick discusses his book It Will Come. It Will Come is the true story of a former Alaskan sled-dog driver and teacher who learns that surviving sepsis (which he got in Germany) was more challenging than anything he had experienced in the Alaskan wilderness. The book speaks to Todd’s internal fortitude and his continued determination to recapture his life. It also portrays how his wife and son were seriously impacted, yet contributed, in a major way, to his continuing recovery. Register for this event online.

  • Pen & Prose

    Saturday, July 30th, 2022 
    3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Hybrid Virtual/In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love writing? Looking to learn how? Come to our ongoing creative writing club. Open to new members. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Evening Discussion

    Monday, August 15th, 2022
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of August, we will be discussing The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah. This group meets on every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, August 17th, 2022
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of August, we will be discussing The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah. This group meets every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Morning discussion is now in person at the library. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Evening Discussion

    Monday, September 19th, 2022
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of September, we will be discussing Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson. This group meets on every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, September 21st, 2022
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of September, we will be discussing Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson. This group meets every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Morning discussion is now in person at the library. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Evening Discussion

    Monday, October 17th, 2022
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of October, we will be discussing The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides. This group meets on every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, October 19th, 2022
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of October, we will be discussing The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides. This group meets every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Morning discussion is now in person at the library. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, November 16th, 2022
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of November, we will be discussing What We Carry by Maya Shanbhag Lang. This group meets every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Morning discussion is now in person at the library. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Evening Discussion

    Monday, November 21st, 2022
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of November, we will be discussing What We Carry by Maya Shanbhag Lang. This group meets on every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Evening Discussion

    Monday, December 19th, 2022
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Virtual Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of December, we will be discussing Witchmark by C. L. Polk. This group meets on every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Register for this event online.

  • Books & Beyond Morning Discussion

    Wednesday, December 21st, 2022
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    In-Person Event
     REGISTRATION REQUIRED 


    Love talking about books? Join our adult book club where each month we discuss a different interesting read! For the month of December, we will be discussing Witchmark by C. L. Polk. This group meets every 3rd Monday and Wednesday of the month. Morning discussion is now in person at the library. Register for this event online.