Adult Events

Programs and Events for Adults

Special Events

Queen Victoria’s 200th Birthday Celebration

Friday, May 17, from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM in the Carnegie Library Center

Join the library as we celebrate Queen Victoria’s 200th birthday! The Queen (portrayed by Amy Liebert) will be accompanied by the Duchess of Kent (Queen Victoria’s Mother), the Duchess of Sutherland, and Sir Charles Grey. Refreshments will be provided, and please dress in period attire or Sunday best. There will be an opportunity to meet the Queen and snap a selfie during the celebration.

Register online now, or call the library at (502) 633-3803.

Home Organization 101

Saturday, June 8 from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Professional organizer Michelle Deo joins us to help you transform your home into the safest, most comfortable place you know. In this presentation, Michelle will teach you techniques to repurpose and efficiently use what you already own, manage your belongings, get your family on board to maintain an organized space, and make the most of your newfound space and freedom!

Register online, or call the library at (502) 633-3803.

Steel Appeal

Thursday, June 6, from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM on the Library’s Front Lawn

 

Steel Appeal, a steel drum band under the direction of Dr. Chad Floyd, professor of percussion at Campbellsville University, will perform at the library!

 

Please bring a lawn chair, blanket, or anything else you’d find comfortable to sit on.

 

The performance will be on the front lawn of the library. If there is inclement weather, the performance will move to the Program Room of the Carnegie Library Center.

 

Registration is not necessary.

Apollo 11

Monday, July 15 from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM in the Carnegie Libray Center

Join us as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 with NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador Dan Price!

The first people to walk on the Moon inspired a generation of scientists, thrilled the public, and changed our world forever. We’ll learn about the early days of NASA, the dangers of space, all about the Moon and more. There will be a presentation, Q&A, and lots of NASA stickers and other items to give away – don’t miss it!

This program is suitable for all ages.

Register online, or call the library at (502) 633-3803.

Start Smart: The Basics of Starting a Small Business

Friday, July 26, from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM in the Carnegie Library Center

Come participate in Start Smart: The Basics Of Starting A Small Business, a personable and information-filled session that addresses pre-business questions. Toni Sears of the Kentucky Small Business Development Center will address the following questions for you:

  1. Am I ready to be a business owner?
  2. What contents make up a business plan?
  3. What are the basic licensing needs of any business?
  4. What do I need in order to obtain a business loan?
  5. What funding sources would I be eligible for?

These questions will be answered along with other pre-start-up areas. Adult Services Librarian, Shana Schack, will also give a 10-minute presentation on digital resources for small business owners available through the library.

Register online or call the library at (502) 633-3803.

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!

Brown Bag Book Club

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

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

Career Prep

General Education Development (GED)

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM in the Community Room

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

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+.

Zumba

Tuesdays and Thursday from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM in the Hudson Room

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 Hudson Room

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 21st: I Can Only Imagine

July 19th: The Upside

August 16th: Isn’t it Romantic

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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