Fall 2020 Programs & Events — Teens & Adults

September Programs for Teens & Adults

Paneled wooden wall sign with white vinyl that say Welcome with a circle of leaves around it

Take & Make: Welcome Sign

Teens & Adults

Request a Take & Make kit for an easy, beautiful at-home project by requesting it at the link below. Choose between a pretty, botanical design that greets you with "welcome" or "hi there." Wooden signs hang on wall with a rustic string. Please limit to one per adult or teen in your household. While supplies last.

Watch how to make it on the Library's YouTube Channel

We are now out of supplies. Thank you for participating! Patrons who have made requests: all requests have been contacted via email or phone, filled, and are on top of the Hold Shelf.

Back to School Trivia


Thursday, September 3, 10 am

Let’s get into the school spirit with a fun, school-themed, trivia night! We will explore high school drama, humor, and angst through television series set in…you guessed it…high school!

Genealogy Club


Tuesday, September 8, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Online (Zoom)

Learn about using different online databases, breaking through “brick walls,” obtaining vital records, and documenting and organizing your family research. Come share your family research success stories and continue to increase the “branches” on your family tree! View our Genealogy Resources.

Pop Culture Trivia

Teens & Adults

Thursday, September 10, 10 am

Is the news making you stressed? Turn off your television and take our fun, online, trivia challenge. Join us for this three-round program, and see how much you know about pop culture.

Writers Club


Wednesday, September 16, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Library Meeting Rooms AB

Come discuss your writing with others! New members always welcome.

Encore! Blast to the Past: A Digital Escape Room

Teens & Adults

Thursday, September 17, 10 am

Encore, encore! Join us for this popular returning program. A thief has stolen a time machine, and it is your mission to track him down. Test your knowledge and puzzle skills as you travel through time in our interactive digital escape room. A blast to the past high school!

Can you track down the thief?

Stitch Together on Zoom


Thursday, September 17, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Do you knit, crochet or sew? Join other stitchers and fiber artists of all kinds in our Zoom chat. Join our hangout between 5 – 7 pm. Come and go any time! We'll send out the Zoom link after you register. Registration required.

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Chalkboard Picture Frames


Thursday, September 24, 10 am

Do you have an old photo frame lying around that you don’t use? Learn how to repurpose it into something you can use EVERYDAY. This program will show you how to create your own chalkboard picture frame! These are simple, easy gift ideas, and a great way to decorate your room or locker.

Video will be posted on September 24.

Rice Paper Lantern Craft


Tuesday, September 29, 10 – 11 am
Make & Take

Pick up a kit with everything you need to assemble a shade inspired by Japanese paper lanterns and shoji screens. Please call 815-485-2605 ext. 134 to reserve your kit. Kits will be available starting Sept. 29th. While supplies last.