Adult Programs

The Library hosts one adult program per month (excluding June, July, and August).  Topics and time frames vary, but in the recent past we have covered healthy eating through the grocery aisles, organizing tips, and couponing.

Most programs are free and open to the public; please call (483-2713) or email ( the library for additional information or to register.  Space may be limited. Registration is optional in most cases, although it may be required, as noted.

Cyber Security Seminars — Tuesdays, January 23 and 30, 6:00 p.m.
Darrell Fortae, from Everlast Software, will present on staying secure in the digital age. On January 23, he’ll go over passwords, browsing the internet safely, encryption, biological authentication (like thumbprints), credit card skimmers, and identity theft. On January 30 malware, mobile apps, digital signatures, wi-fi security, antivirus software, corporate spying, and deleting files securely will be discussed. Come for one or both sessions.

History Program with Benedictine University Springfield — Wednesday, February 21, 6:00 p.m.
Catherine O’Connor, from Benedictine University, will speak on Wednesday, February 21st at 6:00 p.m. on historic preservation. She’ll discuss how historic buildings can be adapted and rehabbed for modern use. Join us to hear about how the Springfield campus of Benedictine University has modernized local historical buildings, while still keeping them functional in the 21st century.

Calligraphy Demo & Lesson — Tuesday, February 27, 6:00 p.m.
Steve Ingerson, instructor of calligraphy at Lincoln Land Community College, will give a demonstration of writing calligraphy and give a short lesson. Join us for some basic instruction, learn what materials to use, and have fun.