Adult Programs – Lectures
Discover your Best Self
Tuesday, December 4 at 7:00pm
Janet Scheiner, Certified Health & Life Coach, will help you uncover what’s been stopping you from having the healthy lifestyle you deserve. You’ll take away small habit changes for reducing stress that you can start using right away. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents.
Basics of Photography
Thursday, December 6 at 7:00pm
This class on basic photography skills is for beginners and those with some photography skills. Topics/discussion include the role of light, adjusting camera settings, speed and f-stops, varied types of photography, and more. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents.
Game Night: Catan
Thursday, December 13 at 7:30pm
Picture yourself in the era of discoveries: After a long voyage of great deprivation, your ships have finally reached the coast of an uncharted island. Its name shall be Catan! But you are not the only discoverer. Other fearless seafarers have also landed on the shores of Catan. The race to settle the island has begun. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents.
“Partners in Crime” Film Screening
Saturday, December 15 at 2:00pm
Director Chang Jung-Chi attempts a detective film told through the eyes of victims of bullying who search for the cause of a girl’s death, adding depth to the actions of the characters. Presented by the AACCU & the TCC.
No Registration Required
Can You Escape: Pop Art
Thursday, December 27 at 7:00pm
Can you find the missing Warhol painting and escape our art gallery? This escape room is for experienced players. Space is limited. Preference given to USFD #22 residents.
Bits and Pieces
Thursday, December 27 at 7:00pm
Drop in for an evening of socializing and jigsaw puzzle fun! We’ll have different puzzles for you to choose from so bring some friends!
No Registration Required
Savvy Social Security
Thursday, January 3 at 3:00pm
Stephan R. Shatarah, from Foresters Financial Services, Inc., will be here to discuss what you need to know about social security to help maximize retirement income. You’ll learn how to maximize your benefits and more. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents.
The Anti-inflammatory Diet
Thursday, January 10 at 2:00pm
Join Stefania Medvedik, RD, RN CDE, as she discusses an anti-inflammatory approach to eating and the science behind inflammation, diet, and disease. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents.
Women’s Self-Defense Class
Tuesday, January 15 at 7:00pm
Instructed by Grand Master Gene Perceval, this safety and self-defense class is specifically designed for women to effectively learn to handle an assault. This class covers traditional martial arts techniques and advocates for respect, harmony, inspiration, and calmness of mind. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents.
Espresso and Cappuccino
Thursday, January 17 at 7:00pm
Italian coffee culture in Italy is the birthplace of espresso and cappuccino. Join Elena Florenzano and explore the two national drinks over which business is conducted and friendships are formed. This program will include a presentation plus an authentic serving of one of these beverages. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents.
Beginner Soap making
Wednesday, January 23 at 7:00pm
Carly McAllister from Modern Primal Soap will demonstrate how to make, melt, and pour soaps. She will provide a walk through presentation on the proper safety and equipment needed to make your own melt and pour project at home. Each student will take home a soap and instructions with a recipe. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents.
Game Night: Century: Golem Edition
Thursday, January 24 at 7:30pm
In this game, players serve as crystal traders who establish a trading network to collect the right combination of crystals to activate powerful ancient golems. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents.
Part 1: Thursday, January 31 at 6:30pm
Part 2: Thursday, February 7 at 6:30pm
Sculptural artist Meagan J. Meehan will lead a two-part class about the creations of sculptures one week and their subsequent painting the next. Each participant will create their own unique work of art from clay in this two-part workshop. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents.
Online Registration: January 17
Salt and Pepper Biscuits with Simply Creative Chef Rob Scott
Friday, February 8 at 1:00pm
In this hands-on class, you will learn how to make eight delicious biscuits, while Chef Rob makes a delicious potato-cheddar-scallion soup for everyone to enjoy. Please bring a sheet pan, medium bowl, mixing spoon, and a cookie cutter (any size). Preference given to UFDS #22 residents.
Starting a Successful Business
Tuesday, February 12 at 7:00pm
Join Robert Landherr, SCORE Mentor, for this lecture for those who are interested in starting their own business. Topics covered will include: the basics of setting up a business, legal entity structures, paying taxes, keeping financial records, insurance, marketing basics, and more. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents.
Wooden Sign Painting Workshop
Thursday, February 21 at 2:00pm
Join artist Pamela Trastelis and paint a beautiful, bold, sunflower on a wooden sign. All material are included. Space is limited. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents.
Can You Escape: Culper Ring of Spies
Thursday, February 21 at 7:00pm
We’re going back in time, to the American Revolution and the Culper Ring of Spies. Nathan Hale has hidden a box containing vital information, concealed in secret codes. It’s up to you to find the codebook and Nathan Hale’s final clues to help George Washington. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents.
Game Night: Pandemic
Thursday, February 21 at 7:30pm
In Pandemic, several virulent diseases have broken out all over the world. Your role as a disease-fighting specialist, is to treat disease hotspots while researching cures for each of the four plagues before it’s too late. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents.
DNA and Famous Murder Cases
Thursday, February 28 at 7:00pm
Join author and retired teacher of science (including forensic science) Linda Maria Frank, for this program on how DNA analysis was used and misused in the O.J. Simpson trial, the Laci and Connor Petersen murders, the Sam Sheppard trail, and the Boston Strangler investigation. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents.
Genealogy 101: Getting Started
Monday, March 4 at 7:00pm
Are you curious about your family history? Have you started a family tree? Do you want to make sure you are on the right path? Come meet with local genealogy librarian, April Earle, as she introduces newcomers to genealogy resources, best practices, and typical pitfalls. We’ll look at Ancestry.com, FamilySearch.org, and an abundance of resources available to you at our library. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents.
Social Security: Everything You Need to Know
Thursday, March 7 at 2:00pm
Join Nilsa Hernandez, from Social Security Administration, for this talk about social security including information on retirement, disability, survivor benefits, Medicare, and online tools. There will also be time for a Q&A. Preference given to UFSD #22 residents.