Adult Activities

App-y Hour
Monday, January 10 6:00-7:00pm
Did you know your library card provides you with free access to several apps for movies, books, tv shows, magazines, and more? Stop by the library to learn more about these free apps during App-y Hour. Registration is required. Please email amiles@brimfieldlibrary.org or call 309-446-9575 to register. Can't make it during the workshop? Call or email Abby to request a one-on-one appointment.  

Craft Night
Tuesday, January 18 6:30-8:30pm
Join Beth Hanlon with Gallery on the Go for custom painted wooden barn quilts on Tuesday, January 18th from 6:30-8:30pm. This event is open to those 18+ and is limited to 12 participants. Cost is $20 per person. To register, call 309-446-9575 or email tkellstadt@brimfieldlibrary.org.

Classic Movie Monday
Monday, January 24 1:00-3:00pm
Join us for Classic Movie Monday featuring "Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream house" on January 24th from 1:00-2:35 in the Activity Room. Face masks are required and social distancing measures must be followed. 

Google Drive Suite
Saturday, January 29 12:30-1:30pm
Learn to store, organize, and share documents in Google Drive. Please create a Google account prior to class. Need assistance creating a Google account? Make an appointment for a one-on-one tech help session at least 3 days prior to class. To register for this program, email amiles@brimfieldlibrary.org or call 309-446-9575.

Genealogy Discussion Group
Monday, January 31 6:30-7:30pm
Whether you're a novice in researching ancestry, or already a seasoned genealogist, all are invited to come join in on this initial discussion group to kick off the new year. This is a collaboration of Brimfield Public Library & the Peoria County Genealogical Society, aiming to meet on a monthly basis. This series will be led by Kim Hanks, the Peoria County Genealogical Society President. Face mask and social distancing guidelines must be followed. 

Recurring Adult Programs:
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. Masks will be required and social distancing spacing will be enforced. 

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 dates and more information. 

Book Club
4th Tuesday of the month from 1:00 to 2:00pm
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.

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 new 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.  

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