Programs for Adults and Teens
French Conversation Circle: Bonjour! Looking for a chance to brush up on your French We’ll gather once a month to practice our French language skills in a supportive, immersive environment. All skill levels are welcome. First Wednesday of every month at 1pm. Altenbach Room.
Writers Group: The first and third Wednesdays of the month we'll meet to discuss the craft of writing and practice with prompts and exercises. All experience levels are welcome. First and Third Wednesdays at 6:30pm. Altenbach Room.
Stitchery @ The Library:
AM] Cross Body Bag: Learn to sew a simple yet stylish cross body shoulder purse. This bag has a contrasting lining and patch pocket.
[PM] Pajama-Style Lounge Pants: Imagine a pair of comfortable and stylish pants that you’ll be able to say, “I made it myself!” The Pajama-style lounge pants have an elastic casing waistband and you can add a patch pocket or two. Saturday, June 2 at 10:00am and 1:00pm. Community Room, 2nd floor.
Alternative Medicine Series:
Reflexology—Join us for the first in our alternative medicine series. Keying Wan brings the ancient practice of reflexology to the library. Saturday, June 2 at 10:30am.
Meditation—Join Kathy Ziola and learn how to decrease stress, increase self-awareness, increase gray matter and mental clarity, slow aging, and improve cardiovascular and immune health. Saturday, June 16 at 10:30am.
Natural Herbs—Join Laura Matthews, owner of Holistic Pathways, as we discuss the history and current scientific research on herbal medicine. Saturday, June 30 at 10:30am.
All sessions are in the Anderson Room
Excel Basics: Excel spreadsheets allow you to easily store, organize and manipulate data. In this class, you will learn the basics of Excel (inserting text, basic functions, AutoSum, AutoFill, and more) by creating a basic budget spreadsheet and making Excel do all the math for you! Registration required. Saturday, June 2 at 10:30am. Tech Lab
Sundown Book Club: New members are always welcome. Please ask library staff for this month's title and how to acquire a copy. Second Thursday of the month at 6:30pm. Perrin Room.
English Conversation Circle: Would you like to practice and improve your English speaking skills? Would you like to meet other new English speakers and learn from each other? Englewood Public Library invites you to attend the English Conversation Circle to practice speaking English. This event is meant for adults who are beginning or intermediate English language learners. Second Saturday of the month at 10:30am in the Altenbach Room.
Genealogy: Join professional genealogist Leah Klocek in the first session for an in-depth discussion of the most common mistakes beginners and hobbyists make when researching their family history. The second session will be a basic examination of commercial DNA tests, and what they can and cannot do for the family history researcher, along with an introduction to medical pedigrees. Registration required. Saturday, June 16 & 23 at 10:30am. Altenbach Room
Malley Book Club: New members always welcome. Please ask library staff for this month's title and how to acquire a copy. Third Thursday of the month at 10:30am. Malley Center.
Internet Grab Bag: Choosing from a wide range of topics, class participants will decide on no more than three topics and the instructor will cover basic information and answer questions. Available subjects include: eMail, eMedia, basic internet searching, Facebook, the Library's website resources, or password management. Registration required. Wednesday, June 20 at 6:30pm. Tech Lab.
Spanish Conversation Circle: Spanish Conversation Circle is a casual approach to learning Spanish for everyone from beginners to fluent speakers! For adults & teens. Tuesday, June 19 at 7pm. Study room 105
Conversations over Coffee: We have donuts & coffee! If you’re currently experiencing homelessness or you’re interested in discussing social issues affecting our community, please join us for a warm beverage and a donut. Let's share stories and get to know each other. Open to everyone regardless of housing situation. For adults and teens. Fourth Wednesday of the month at 10:30am. Altenbach Room.
Book Buzz Book Club: New members are always welcome. Please ask library staff for this month's title and how to acquire a copy. Fourth Wednesday of the month at 12:30pm. Perrin Room.
Sit-N-Knit: Whether you’re an expert or have never learned to cast on, this group could be just what you’re looking for! Join us for a relaxing evening to build your skills, share your knowledge, and make new friends. Last Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm. Perrin Room.
Open Tech Lab:
- Saturdays: 10:30am-12:30pm
- Thursdays: 4:30-6:30pm
- Fridays & Sundays: 2:30-4:30pm
Programs for Children
No registration required for most programs; see below for more information.
Babysteps: Storytime for children birth to 18 months old & caregiver. Every Wednesday at 10:30am and 2:30pm
Teetertots: Storytime for children 18 months to 3 years old & caregiver. Every Monday and Tuesday at 10:30am
Preschool: Storytime for children 3 to 5 years old. Every Thursday and Friday at 10:30am.
Open Play: The storytime room will be open with a variety of toys that will spark the imagination. All ages welcome. Check the calendar for specific dates/times.
Lego Programs: School-aged children, come in and create! Parents welcome too. Check the calendar for specific dates/times.
Summer Reading Programs: Summer Reading begins May 23rd! We have programs every day throughout the summer. See our Summer Reading page for more details.