adult programming

The library offers many programs for adults (and families) with the support of the Friends of Samuels Library. We offer programs on history, gardening, local authors, travel, music and theater, animals and nature, finance, and more. In addition, we have two book clubs, and regular computer classes on basic topics.

For more information about any upcoming events, please click on the program name in the following list.


Second & Fourth Wednesday of Every Month 10:00 a.m.

Crochet Group
We invite you to come out and learn how to crochet or share your talents. The group will meet on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. All ability levels welcome.

Second Thursday of Every Month 6:00 p.m.

Early American Period Dancing
Join us in an evening of dance! Learn early American Period dances, including line, circle, and square sets, as well as waltzes. No prior experience is necessary and everyone is welcome! Meets the second Thursday of each month. For more information, contact or visit the SVCWED Facebook page.

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 10:00 a.m.

Free Blood Pressure Screening
Beginning this month, medical personnel from St. Luke Community Clinic will be here to check and monitor your blood pressure free-of-charge.

Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:00 a.m.

GED Classes
Free GED test preparation classes are held at the library each week (except on school holidays or closings). For more information and to sign up, visit or call 1-800-435-5945. *Registration will take place Tuesday, September 6th at 10:00 a.m. Classes begin Tuesday, September 13th.*

Tuesdays & Thursdays | Martes y Jueves 10:00 a.m.

English as a Second LanguageInglés como segundo idioma
*Classes start Tuesday, September 13th.* Learning English will give you more opportunities, open new doors, and give you a better quality of life. Don’t miss this opportunity. It is completely free. | *Las clases comienzan Martes 13 Septiembre.* Aprendiendo inglés le dará más oportunidades, abrir nuevas puertas y darle una mejor calidad de vida. No te pierdas esta oportunidad. Es completamente gratis.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 10:00 a.m. Books & Beyond
New members of all ages are always welcome to the library's book club! This month's book is Stonewalled: My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama's Washington by Sharyl Attkisson.
Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 5:30 p.m.

iPhone Device Training
Own an iPhone and still find yourself not using the device to its full capacity? This course is more in-depth look at the Apple iOS operating system, touching on many ways to make you more efficient on your iPhone. This course will include the I’s of Apple, social media, diving into settings and much more! All participants will receive a FREE stylus. Registration is required and don’t forget to bring your iPhone.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 6:00 p.m.

Small Poultry Flock Management
Join Corey Childs, Extension Agent Animal Science P.D. 7, for an informative program on poultry management. Mr. Childs will discuss bio-security, breeds and sourcing birds, flock nutrition, health and housing.

Friday, September 23rd, 2016 12:30 p.m. Vibes at the Libes
Enjoy a free lunch time concert. Join us for a special musical lunch break with Kurt Schlesinger. Bring your lunch, tell a friend and spend some time listening to some tunes.