Adult Events

Programs and Events for Adults

Special Events

Monday, September 23 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in the Carnegie Library Center

Are you curious about CBD oil, but not sure who to ask? Come meet our local Kentucky expert! With over nine years of experience in the hemp and CBD industry, Dee Dee Taylor, with 502 Hemp, will help answer any questions you may have.

September is Literacy Month, as well as Library Card Sign Up Month. We want to feature various aspects of literacy – there is so much more than just reading to be had at the Library! We are focusing on three different aspects of literacy with our events in September: health, information, and culinary literacy. We hope that you’ll enjoy the variety of programming we have lined up to celebrate Literacy Month and find it informative, entertaining, and even enlightening. 

Register online now.

Thursday, September 26 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in the Carnegie Library Center

Would you like healthy french fries or onion rings in a fraction of the time? Want the crunch and flavor without so many calories?

Come learn how to cook good food fast with the Air Fryer Demonstration and Tutorial. We welcome back Venita Dobson to teach this class!

September is Literacy Month, as well as Library Card Sign Up Month. We want to feature various aspects of literacy – there is so much more than just reading to be had at the Library! We are focusing on three different aspects of literacy with our events in September: health, information, and culinary literacy. We hope that you’ll enjoy the variety of programming we have lined up to celebrate Literacy Month and find it informative, entertaining, and even enlightening. 

Register online now.

Oktoberfest at the Library

Thursday, October 3 from 6-7 PM on the Library’s Front Lawn (Festivities will be moved to the Carnegie Library Center in the event of inclement weather.)

Join us for music on the lawn by the Wienerschnitzels. The Wienerschnitzels play authentic German polkas and folk songs, along with original songs that fit the genre.

Pretzels and root beer will be provided while supplies last. Please bring a lawn chair or blanket for your comfort while enjoying the music.

No registration is necessary.

Book Clubs

Happy Bookers

2nd Monday of the month from 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM in the Carnegie Library Center

If you love discussing plot twists and talking about characters like they’re real people, then this new book club is for you! Join Amanda and Whitney for some refreshments and time to focus on one of your favorite obsessions: good books!

  • August 19: Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman
  • September 9: The Bookshop of Yesterdays by Ann Meyerson
  • October 14: Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox
  • November 11: Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis
  • December 9: You Think It, I’ll Say It by Curtis Sittenfeld

Stop by the front desk to pick up a copy of this month’s book club book. Return the book at the next book club meeting!

Brown Bag Book Club

2nd Tuesday of the month at 1:00 PM in the Carnegie Library Center

Join Pam and Whitney for a discussion of the club’s latest read and a delicious snack.

  • August 13: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson
  • September 10: A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner
  • October 8: The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff
  • November 12: The Velveteen Daughter by Laurel David Huber
  • December 10: Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan

Stop by the front desk to pick up a copy of this month’s book club book. Return the book at the next book club meeting!

Veterans and Career Prep

Kentucky Department of Veteran’s Affairs

The first Monday of the month from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Carnegie Library Center Meeting Room B, beginning August 5. By appointment only.

Veterans Benefits Field Representative Tom Hanner will be at the Library each month to help veterans navigate health care, education, and more.

To set up an appointment, contact Tom by calling (502) 229-6070 or emailing thomas.hanner@ky.gov.

General Education Development (GED)

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM in the Community Room (Beginning August 6, GED will be held in the Carnegie Library Center.)

GED coordinator Venita would be glad to help you prep for the GED test or tutor you in improving your college class scores.

Vocational Rehabilitation

1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM in the Study Room (Beginning in August, Vocation Rehab will be held in the Carnegie Library Center.)

Assists Kentuckians with disabilities to achieve suitable employment and independence.

Health

Gentle Yoga

Mondays from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM and
Thursdays from 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM in the Carnegie Library Center

Join instructor Helen in Gentle Yoga. Stretch, strengthen, and breathe in this gentle class for seniors ages 50+.

Nia

Mondays from 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM in the Carnegie Library Center

Join instructor Helen for Nia, a conditioning program that stands for Non-Impact Aerobics. You’ll enjoy gentle dancing that helps your mind and body!

Cardio Drumming

Tuesdays from 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM in the Carnegie Library Center

Join instructor Tristan for this fun class! You’ll enjoy it so much, you won’t even notice burning approximately 225 calories! Increase your heart rate, strengthen your core, and improve your coordination and focus.

All you need to bring is an exercise ball. We will provide the 17-gallon bucket (to use as a stand for your ball) and drumsticks.  

Zumba

Tuesdays from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM in the Carnegie Library Center

Join instructor Tiffany for the party of a lifetime…oh, did we mention you will be exercising, too?

Easy Tai Chi

Wednesdays from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM in the Carnegie Library Center

Join instructor Bayley as she teaches Tai Chi. Often referred to as “moving mediation” – a powerful key to relaxation, increased focus, and concentration.

Movies and Leisure

Movies for 18+

3rd Friday of the month (unless otherwise noted) at 1:00 PM in the Carnegie Library Center

Enjoy a movie on the big screen while eating snacks and drinking water.

If you have a movie suggestion, please email it to reference@scplibrary.net

June 21: I Can Only Imagine

July 19: The Upside

August 16: Isn’t it Romantic

Spetember 20: Breakthrough

Puzzle and Game Exchange

Available all day, every day by the public printer on the Main Floor.

In search of a new puzzle or game to try, or wanting to get rid of puzzles or games you no longer want? Stop by the library and exchange what you don’t want with what you do!

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