Adult Scene

Picture3Check out our Facebook Events Page to receive the latest information on library programming!

cookie and coffeeBrown Bag Series

Join us most Wednesdays at 12:15 pm in the Naomi Lane Room for a video or speaker event.  The videos are on a wide array of subjects including travel, history, nature, science, and technology.  Bring your lunch; the Library provides coffee and cookies.  To see what we’re showing this month, click HERE.

book loveADL/Stirling Books & Brew Joint Reading Group

Join us at Stirling Books & Brew for a lively discussion.   Group meets at 6:15 pm.  A copy of each selection is available to borrow at ADL and may be available to purchase at Stirling Books & Brew.  Stirling Books & Brew is at 119 N Superior St in downtown Albion.

Sep. 10, 2018     Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker-A Novel by Jennifer Chiaverini, Lead:Gloria F.

Nov. 05, 2018     Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate; Lead: Tamara J.

Jan. 07, 2019     Faith by Jimmy Carter; Lead: Sylvia B.

Mar. 04, 2019     Maybe Just Maybe by Donald Vaughn Renner; Lead: Marlene G.

May 06, 2019     Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova; Lead: Dorothy D.

Jul. 01, 2019     Half Earth: Our Planet’s Fight for Life by Edward O. Wilson; Lead: Sheila L.

Sep. 09, 2019     The Piano Maker by Kurt Palka; Lead: Sue H.

your story hereLibrary Writers’ Group

Are you a frustrated writer, looking to hone your skills, or just network with other local authors?  Come to the Writers’ Group on the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm!  It’s the chance to meet and get support from other writers and poets, and even get feedback on that plot twist you’re working on.  You are invited to bring your dinner, and the Library will provide tea and cookies.

colored pencilsColoring & Conversation

Join us on the fourth Thursday of each month at 3:00 pm at the Forks Senior Center in Albion for 90 minutes of relaxing coloring. Bring your own supplies and pages, or use ours!  Forks Senior Center is located at 101 Albion St, Albion.

CaregiverCaring for the Caregiver

Are you caring for a loved one with memory issues, dementia, or Alzheimer’s?  Visit ADL on the second Thursday of each month at 2:00 pm to listen to other caregivers share their experiences or share your own.  Topics decided by participants.  Caregiving does not have to be an isolated experience.

colorful yarnYarn Craft Club

Third Monday of the Month at 6:00 pm 

Do you knit, crochet, or loom? Want to learn?  From arm knitting to Amigurumi, you can do it all here!  Bring your own project or start one with us. We have yarn, patterns, hooks, needles, and looms!  Open to teens (ages 13-19) and adults, and those of all skill levels. Hosted in the Elsie Munro Room on the Library’s upper floor.

ABE/GED Tutoring Program

The Library offers a free tutoring program for adult learners studying to take the GED battery of exams.

This program is volunteer run, and always in need of tutors.  If you would like to learn more about tutoring, or if you would like to sign up to begin studying to take the GED, visit the GED Tutoring Program page for our FAQs and then call or visit the Library.

Great Book Lists for Adults!

What’s Next? – Books in Series from the Kent District Library site – Great way to search by title, author, character, plot, or setting

The New York Times Current Bestsellers FictionDB – A free resource for complete book lists, book details and synopsis, and series lists.

GoodReads Listopia – Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations.  Though you must create an account to get recommendations, you can view the extensive topical lists created by users in the Listopia section.

Overbooked: A Resource for Readers – Annotated lists of nonfiction, fiction and mystery books which received starred reviews, themed booklists, featured titles lists and hot lists of hard cover US fiction releases and notable books.