Library Programs

Look for more updates on our calendar, Facebook page, or in The Derrick.

All Ages

  • SummerQuest (Formerly Summer Reading)
    • SummerQuest activities will be available weekly throughout the Summer.  There are various youth and teen activities that are open to all who register. Adults can complete logs to enter for a chance to win prizes.

Youth Programming

  • Rock the Block (LEGO’s)
    • LEGO Tables and Keva Blocks are made available freely throughout library hours
    • Come build your best LEGO designs by yourself or with a friend!  We’ll even display them for others!
  • Bouncing Babies (Monday)
    • Offered on Mondays (10:00 am) weekly
    • Open to babies newborn to 18 months and caregivers, no registration required.
    • Share stories, rhymes, and bounces with your baby.
  • Full STEAM Ahead (Tuesday)
    • Offered on Tuesdays (10:00 am) weekly
    • Children are introduced to new technologies and learn new skills using STEAM equipment and crafts.
  • Story Time (Friday)
    • Offered on Fridays (10:00 am) every week.
    • Open to all children (recommended ages 2-5) and caregivers, no registration required.
    • Read stories, sing songs and craft.
  • LOFT (Literacy and Opportunities For Teens)
    • Teens are provided with a dedicated space to meet and gather for various activities and discussions
  • Poetry Readings and Open Mic Events
    • The Library has hosted multiple Poetry Reading and Open Mic Events.  We’re looking forward at trying to organize more in the future.
    • Interested volunteers are encouraged to call or stop in to the Library to discuss further.

Adult Programs

  • Book Club (1st Thursday)
    • This group meets the first Thursday each month at 10:30 am for book discussion.
    • At the beginning of the year, the group distributes a list of books to be read for each month during the upcoming year.
      • 2019 Book list:
        • January – Hillbilly Elegy – J.D. Vance
        • February –  Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine – Gail Honeyman
        • March – It Can’t Happen Here – Sinclair Lewis
        • April – The Last Castle – Denise Kiernan
        • May – The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants – Ann Brashares
        • June – America’s First Daughter – Stephanie Dray
        • July – The Woman in the Window* – A. J. Finn
        • August – Black Potatoes – Susan Campbell Bartoletti
        • September – The Stars are Fire – Anita Shreve
        • October – The President is Missing – James Patterson and Bill Clinton
        • November – Educated – Tara Westover
        • December – The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper – Phaedra Patrick
  • Writers Forge (2nd Monday)
    • This group meets on the 2nd Monday(6 pm-8 pm) of each month to help improve writing skills and share work.
  • Basic Technology Training
    • These 1-on-1 sessions are offered as time allows to schedule.  Call or stop in to request a session.
    • Group classes are also held.  Announcements will be made prior to any events.
  • GED Classes 
    • In partnership with the IU5, the Library offers GED classes.  Call or stop in for more information.
    • The typical hours are:
      • Tuesday and Thursday 9 am-Noon
      • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 6 pm-8 pm


  • Author Visits
    • As scheduled.  Authors who want to share their stories are encouraged to contact the Library to schedule an event!
  • Local Group Presentations
    • As scheduled.
    • Interested groups or individuals looking to provide a program that is open to the Community are encouraged to call the Library at 814-678-3072 to schedule.