Adult Activities

All About Apps
Saturday, September 11th 12:00-1:30pm
Come learn the basics of installing, deleting, and using applications on your mobile device. Please bring your app-enabled device and App Store or Play Store login credentials. Don't have a device and want to learn? Reserve a library device to use during the program. Registration is required. Session limited to 8 participants. Please email amiles@brimfieldlibrary.org to register. 

Intro to 3D Printing: Download & Print
Monday, September 27 6:00-7:00pm
Learn how to find 3D designs on Thingiverse and prepare them for printing on one of the libraries' 3D printers. Each particpant will receive one free print. Registration is required. Session limited to 8 participants. Please email amiles@brimfieldlibrary.org to register. 

Lincoln as a Story Teller
Wednesday, September 29 6:00-7:30pm
Mr. Lincoln will share his favorite stories & jokes & explain why he used them so often. He'll also speak about our nation's history & his own personal story as well. (This program is geared toward adults & children 12+)

Tech Series: Word & Excel Basics
Saturday, October 9 10:00am-12:00pm
Learn th ebasics of Word and Excel to assist your everyday life. Topics covered will include word formatting, font changing, budget creating, and more. Have a topic to suggest? Reach out ot Abby at the library. Registration is required. Please email amiles@brimfieldlibrary.org to register. 

3D Printing: Fall Design and Embroider
Thursday, October 14 6:00-7:30pm
Use free Tinkercad software to create a 3D printed fall design. 3D prints can be picked up the following week and will come with string to embroider your design. Registration is required. Session limited to 8 participants. Please email amiles@brimfieldlibrary.org to register. 

Decoupaging Pumpkins
Wednesday, October 20 6:30-8:30pm
Use your creativity to decorate (imitation) pumpkin keepsakes for the Autumn & Holiday Seasons with Mod Podge & Various embellishments. This event is open to those 18+ and costs $20 per person. To register, contact tkellstadt@brimfieldlibrary.org

iPhone/iPad for Beginners
Monday, October 25 6:00-7:00pm
Learn helpful tips and tricks for using your iOS device. Please bring your iPhone or iPad, Apple ID and password to class. Don't have an iPhone or iPad? Register to attend using one of the libraries' devices. Registration is required. Please email amiles@brimfieldlibrary.org to register.  

An Evening with Dave Kindred
Tuesday, October 26 6:30-7:30
Award-winning author and sportswriter, Dave Kindred, will talk with attendees and answer questions about his experiences in journalism, as well as his newest book, Leave Out the Tragic Parts: A Grandfather's Search for a Boy Lost to Addiction. Register at bit.ly/3yVPnDF. Please contact the library if you wish to watch the event on a TV at the library. 

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. 

Tai Chi at the Library
Tuesdays from 6:00 to 7:00pm
Come learn the art of tai chi with instructor Hong Ji. Hong Ji has over 20 years experience teaching traditional Chinese tai chi in China and the United States. Tai chi helps manage stress, emotional anxieties, and physical conditions. This class will be for beginners and will provide a brief summary of the art of tai chi and its benefits. Cost is $4.00 per class. No registration is required. Masks will be required and social distancing spacing will be enforced. 

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.
August 24 1:00-2:00pm - Discussing The Woods by Harlan Coben. Picking up The Spy and the Traitor by Ben Macintyre
September 28 1:00-2:00pm - Discussing 
The Spy and the Traitor by Ben Macintyre. Picking up The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict
October 26 1:00-2:00pm - Discussing 
The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict. Picking up - T.B.D.

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