Adult Activities

Adult Programs

Classic Film Friday
Friday, March 17 1:00 "Some Like It Hot" (1959)
Join us for a free movie, popcorn, refreshments, and comfortable seating as we watch a classic film starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon. No registration is required for this event. Classic Film Friday is open to those 18+. 

Genealogy Discussion Group
Monday, March 27 6:30
Monday, April 24 6:30

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. 

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
Thursday, March 2
Thursday, March 16

Thursday, March 30
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, March 28 - Discussing "The Island of Sea Women" by Lisa See
Tuesday, April 25 - Discussing "Nightfall" by Nelson Demille

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 
Tuesday, April 11 1:00 - Discussing "Dopesick" by Beth Macy
Tuesday, May 9 1:00 - Discussing "Pandemic" by Robin Cook

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 book at the circulation desk. 

Some of the topics this book club will cover include: human rights, hunger, sexual orientation, peace, food availablity and safety, diversity, health care, racisim, 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. 

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 ( 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