Adult Programs

Adult Programs

A Universe of Stories - Summer Reading Club 2019

Summer Reading Club is for everyone. It runs from June 1 - August 1. Read library books and earn prizes and be entered into a drawing for the grand prizes.

Starting June 1, you can register and track your reading online by going to the Summer Reading Club page or ask the library staff to do it for you.

Prize Levels for the Adult Summer Reading Club
**ask for your prizes at the front desk

    ■ 1 free bookmark for registering for the program
    ■ Read 5 books – chose either a book bag or picture frame (limited to the first 280)
    ■ The first person at each branch to read 10 books will receive a Jay-C gift card.

Adult Grand Prizes:
At the end of the summer, all participants who read at least 1 book will be entered into a drawing.

    ■ A bag of books for one person at each branch
    ■ 2 tickets to Derby Dinner Playhouse
    ■ Gift cards to various restaurants

**Note: library patrons 21 years and under are elegible for a Cultrual Pass when they sign up for Summer Reading Club

Stranger Things Night

Join us for a fun night of all things Stranger Things! We're celebrating the pre-release of Stranger Things Season 3 with a night of all things Stranger Things!

We will be having trivia, food, crafts, and of course, episodes from Stranger Things Seasons 1 & 2. Open to teens and adults.

Sellersburg Library - Thursday, June 27 at 5-7:30 pm

Registration is required. Register by clicking on Calendar or by calling the library.

Moon Landing 50th Anniversary Celebration

The entire family can celebrate the first moon landing! We will have fun activities, crafts, snacks, and more all about this historic event.


Charlestown Library
Thursday, July 11 at 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Registration is required. Register by clicking on Calendar or by calling the library.

Our Local Night Sky

Adults and teens can join our local NASA Solar System Ambassador, Joey Thomas, as he presents a program full of facts and information about what can be seen in our local night sky. 

Sellersburg Library
Thursday, July 18 at 6:00-7:00 pm

There is limited space for this program, registration is required. Register by clicking on Calendar or by calling the library.

craftsArts & Crafts Mondays

Adult arts and crafts program is the first Monday of every month at Charlestown Library from 2-3:30 pm.

This is a drop-in program. Participants may be responsible for bringing certain materials. Please contact the library for more information.

if looks could killBook A Luncheon

Book A Luncheon is a monthly book club for adults. It meets on the first Thursday of each month at Charlestown Library.

The book for next time will be: 
If looks could kill by Kate White

Charlestown Library
July 11 at 12:15-1:00 pm

cookbookCoffee Break with Cookbooks

This is a program to discuss the art of cooking, share cooking tips, sample recipes, and browse new cookbooks.

Participants can bring a sample of a recipe for that month's topic to share with the group.
Be sure to bring a copy of the recipe.

Charlestown Library

• first Thursday of each month from 9:30-10:30 am

New Washington Library

• first Monday of each month from 10:00-11:00 am

July 11 - 4 Ingredients or Less
August 1 - No Bake Cooking
September 5 - Savory Snacks
October 3 - Lovin' From the Oven
November 7 - Comfort Food
December 5 - Cook Exchange
July 1 – American as_________
August 5 – Brown Bag
September 9 (second Monday due to holiday) – Midnight snack
October 7 – Bacon
November 4 – Lovin’ from the oven
December 2 – Cooks choice