Adult Activities

Adult Programs
(NR)= No Registration Required   (RR)= Registration Required

Classic Film Friday (NR)
Friday September 25 1:00-3:00
Join us for a free movie, popcorn, refreshments, and comfortable seating as we watch a classic film. Open to those ages 18+. No registration required.

Genealogy Discussion Group (NR)
Monday September 25 from 6:30 to 7:30pm
Whether you are a novice in researching ancestry or already a seasoned genealogist, all are invited to come join in. This is a collaboration of Brimfield Public Library and the Peoria County Genealogical Society (PCGS), meeting monthly. This month, Tom Ambrosch will be sharing about his overseas
genealogy trip!

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI) (NR)
Tuesday, September 26 6:30-7:30
Join us in the activity room for a general informational/educational introduction to artificial intelligence for adults. Presented by Jyoti Patel, the owner of iSTEAM Studio, and Advait Patel, who is in the University of Illinois Computer Science/Ag Robotics program. This is a free program open to those ages 18+. No registration is required for this program. 

 Adult Craft Nite: Autumn Sign and Sunflower (RR)
Monday, October 9 6:30-8:30
Join us in the library activity room for another Adult Craft Nite on Monday, October 9th at 6:30pm. Each participant will make an autumn sign and sunflower. This is a free program open to those ages 18+. Registration is required for this program and space is limited. To register, call 309-446-9575 or email  

Yoga at the Library (NR)
Thursdays from 6:00 to 7:00pm
Reduce your stress while toning and stretching with yoga instructor Nancy Shallenberger. Appropriate for all fitness levels.  Please wear comfortable, stretchy clothing, and bring a yoga mat. Cost is $4.00 per class. No registration is required. 

Mahjong Club (NR)
Every Other Thursday 9:00-12:00
Come play a classic Chinese game of strategy, skill, and summation, Beginners welcome. Call the library for meeting dates and more information. 

Book Club (NR)
4th Tuesday of the month from 1:00 to 2:00pm
Tuesday, September 19* 1:00 - Discussing "Home Front" by Kristin Hannah (*3rd Tuesday of the month for September only)
Tuesday, October 24 1:00 - Discussing "Lock Every Door" by Riley Sager.

Join us for book club on the fourth Tuesday of each month from 1:00-2:00. New members are always welcome! Stop by the circulation desk to pick up a copy of this months book.

Social Justice Book Club (NR)
Tuesday, September 13 1:00 - Discussing "This is how it always is" by Laurie Frankel
Tuesday, October 10 1:00 - Discussing "Just Mercy" by Bryan Stevenson

Looking to read and discuss books about social justice issues impacting our society? Join our new book club hosted at the Brimfield Public Library. On the second Tuesday of each month, members will meet at the library for a discussion and select the following months book. Grab your copy of the book at the circulation desk. 

Some of the topics this book club will cover include: human rights, hunger, sexual orientation, peace, food availability and safety, diversity, health care, racism, poverty, ageism, civil rights, mental health, environmental justice, labor laws, etc. 

Online Services:

Flipster E-Magazines
Looking to browse a magazine? Check out our new service, Flipster. Login with your library card number to read digital copies of Allrecipes, Consumer Reports, Food & Travel Magazine, Reader's Digest, and Real Simple. 

Looking for a new book to read?  Check NoveList! To access NoveList, enter your library card number when prompted. 

Help with Computers, Tablets and eReaders
Not sure how to use our free apps on your new tablet? Have questions about word processing, email, or printing? Curious about our 3D printer? Stop by the Circulation Desk, call the library, or email Abby ( to set up a time to meet one-on-one with a staff member. 

Web Links of Interest
BPLs Digital Resources
Flipster Digital Magazines
Peoria Journal Star
America's News
NoveList Plus
New York Times Bestsellers
Learn World Languages
Illinois Talking Book and Braille Service
Online DMV Practice Test