Adult Programs – Lectures

Discover your Best Self

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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.

Online Registration: November 20


Basics of Photography

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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.

Online Registration: November 20


Game Night: Catan

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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.

Online Registration: November 29


“Partners in Crime” Film Screening

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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

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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.

Online Registration: December 12


Bits and Pieces

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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

Program Flyer

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.

Online Registration: December 20


The Anti-inflammatory Diet

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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.

Online Registration: December 27


Women’s Self-Defense Class

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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.

Online Registration: January 2


Espresso and Cappuccino

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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.

Online Registration: January 3


Beginner Soap making

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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.

Online Registration: January 9


Game Night: Century: Golem Edition

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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.

Online Registration: January 10


Sculpture Workshop

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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

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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.

Online Registration: January 25 at 7PM


Starting a Successful Business

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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.

Online Registration: January 29


Wooden Sign Painting Workshop

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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.

Online Registration: February 7


Can You Escape: Culper Ring of Spies

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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.

Online Registration: February 5


Game Night: Pandemic

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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.

Online Registration: February 7


DNA and Famous Murder Cases

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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.

Online Registration: February 14


Genealogy 101: Getting Started

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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.

Online Registration: February 19


Social Security: Everything You Need to Know

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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. 

Online Registration: February 21