Adult Activities

Adult Programs

Classic Film Friday
Friday, December 16 1:00 "White Christmas" (1954)
Join us for a free movie, popcorn, refreshments, and comfortable seating as we watch a classic 1954 White Christmas starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen. A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former comanding general. 

Genealogy Discussion Group
No meeting in December. Next meeting January 30, 2023
Whether you're a novice in researching ancestry, or already a seasoned genealogist, all are invited to come join in this discussion group. This is a collaboration of Brimfield Public Library & the Peoria County Genealogical Society. This series will be led by Kim Hanks, the Peoria County Genealogical Society President. 

Yoga at the Library
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
Every Other Thursday 9:00-12:00
Come play a classic Chinese game of stategy, skill, and summation, Beginners welcome. Call the library for meeting dates and more information. 

Book Club
4th Tuesday of the month from 1:00 to 2:00pm
Tuesday, December 27
Tuesday, January 24

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.
 

The Brimfield Book Club voted their best book read in 2021 to be "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr which is a New York Times Bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to sruvive the devastation of World War II. The runner up chosen by the book club was "The Nightingale" by Kristin Hannah. The Nightingale also took place in German occupied France during World War II and showcases the courage of two sisters. Both books are available in multiple formats for check out at the library. Grab a copy today!

Social Justice Book Club
Tuesday, December 13 1:00pm 
Tuesday, January 10 1:00pm 

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. The first meeting will be held on December 13th. Grab your copy of the first book, Caste by Isabel Wilkerson, at the circulation desk.

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. 

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

Digital Bookshelf
Browse items on our digital bookshelves! On these digital shelves you can click the link to take you to the item in our online catalog. From there, you can see if the item is available and place it on hold.

Celebrating Pride Month

Books to Movies 

April is National Poetry Month

Celebrating Black Authors - Fiction Titles

Cooking & Baking

Holiday New Items

New Adult Non-Fiction Items

Self-Care Titles

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 (amiles@brimfieldlibrary.org) to set up a time to meet one-on-one with a staff member. 

New Services
Roku Devices: The library has 3 Roku Express streaming devices available for checkout. Each device contains Netflix, PBS, PBS Kids, Hoopla, Kanopy, and NASA TV. Devices can be checked out for 1 week at the circualtion desk. Don't have wifi at home and want to stream? Ask for a hotspot with your Roku. *A Roku Device Agreement form must be completed before the device is checked out. Ask a staff member for assistance. 

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