Adult Programs

All programs require pre-registration, so save your spot TODAY!


Your Medicare Questions Answered
Mondays, June 3, July 8, August 5 from 11am-12pm

Do you have questions about your (or your loved one’s) current Medicare coverage or coverage changes? Sakeena Gilbert from GLS Consultants will be available to answer your Medicare questions regarding prescription coverage, Medicare supplement plans, and more.


Crochet Corner
2nd Saturday of month – June 8, July 13, August 10 from 2-4pm

 Are you interested in learning how to knit or crochet or would you like to share skills and ideas with others? Have a project you’re working on or looking for new patterns? All skill levels are welcome. Come for the conversation and work on projects. Ages 16 an up.


Around the World in a Slow Cooker
Wednesdays, June 19, July 17, August 7 from 6-7:30pm

 Join us on a journey of tastes from around the world as we learn how to whip up ethnic dishes in a slow cooker. Stay for samples and recipes.

June 19            Hispanic
July 17             Italian
August 7          Asian


Term vs. Life Insurance
Saturday, June 29 from 10-11:30am

 Is your family covered?  Learn the value of and differences between term and whole life (permanent) insurance from financial representative and licensed insurance agent Felicia Brown. You can’t afford to miss this valuable workshop!


Friends of the Library Document Shredding Event
Saturday, June 22 from 10am-1pm

Ensure the destruction of unwanted, sensitive documents during this document shredding event sponsored by the Friends of the Library and Midway Moving and Document Destruction. For a list of acceptable (and unacceptable) items, go to the 2019 Shed Event link on glpld.org. Donations to the Friends of the Library will be accepted.


DIY Doormats
Thursday, June 27 from 11-12:30pm

Greet your guests in style with a customized doormat. Limit 15. $5 fee due at time of registration.


AARP Driver Safety Course
Tuesday and Wednesday, June 25 and 26 from 9:30am-1:30pm

Take the AARP Smart Driver classroom course and save money on your car insurance! In this course you will refresh your driving skills and rules of the road knowledge and learn the techniques and methods to keep you and your loved ones sage on the road. $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members (cash only).


Senior Lunch and Learn Series
Every last Friday of the month: June 28, July 26, August 30 from 11am-12 pm

 Seniors! join us every last Friday of the month for our free Lunch and Learn series. Each month we will focus on a different technology related topic. Registration required. Limit 20.

June 28             Fake News
July 26                 Get out of Debt for Good
August 30          YouTube Learning


Glitter Mason Solar Jars
Thursday, July 11 from 6pm-7:30pm

Let’s make something that is beautiful during the day and magical at night. Create a customized glitter solar jar! Limit 12.


Marble Magnets
Thursday, July 18 from 5-6pm

Add some flair to your kitchen, room or office with these marble magnets. Bring your favorite pictures or patterns sizes 1”x1” or use the designs we will provide. Limit 15.


DIY Magnetic Chalkboard
Monday, July 29 from 1-2pm

Keep track of important dates and events on your very own magnetic chalkboard! Learn tips and tricks to personalize your board and get organized. Limit 15.


Get Out of Debt for Good
Saturday August 3 from 1-3pm

Personal finance coach and insurance agent Stacie Daniel of Financial Motivations will discuss the importance of getting out of debt and the tips to help you accomplish it. Learn how to get out of debt for good!


Jazz and Wine @ the Library
Friday, August 16 from 7-8:30pm

Join us for Jazz and Wine @ The Library this summer! Invite your friends and neighbors and enjoy the rhythmic sounds of The Amsterdam Connection. There will be free wine tasting and food available for purchase from Greater Funtimez Chicago Style Grill and Snacks.

 


Save the Date

Local Author Showcase
Saturday, September 14 from 1-3pm

 

Calling all local authors! This event will give you the opportunity to share your inspiration, discuss the publishing process and read an excerpt of your book. Invite your friends, family, and our community of book lovers to participate in a Q& A session and book purchase/signing.   If you are interested in participating in this event, please email your contact information to reference@glpld.org before the July 31 deadline.


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