Adult Programs


NOVEMBER SPECIAL EVENTS


Saving at the Supermarket

Thursday, November 3 at 6 PM, via Zoom

Everyone is noticing and talking about skyrocketing grocery prices. Join Registered Dietician Jill Patterson for this informative and engaging workshop where we will learn strategies to slash our grocery bill while eating nutritiously. Get ready to feel energized with healthy nutrient rich foods and saving money! Specific action strategies, interactive game questions, and recipe resources will be included.

Registration required to receive the Zoom link. Click here to register.

Medicare & Beyond

Monday, November 21 at 6 PM, in person

Questions about Medicare during the open enrollment period? Lou and Jessica Pelletier will sort through the Parts (A – Hospital; B – Physician and Outpatient Coverage; D – Drug Coverage) and review the pros and cons of Medicare Supplement Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans.

Learn about IRMAA, Medicare Savings Programs, a Medical Power of Attorney, and how to protect your assets from nursing homes without having Long-Term Care Insurance.

Join us if you are a senior, a child of a senior, or just want to know more.

Registration required. Click here to register.


DECEMBER SPECIAL EVENTS


So You Want To Be An Author! A Writing Intensive with Kristan Higgins

Saturday, December 3 from 10 AM – 1 PM, in person

Have you always thought you had a great idea for a book? You’re not alone! Join Durham resident and New York Times and international bestselling author Kristan Higgins for this 3-hour seminar on plotting, structure, characterization and dialogue, as well as information about the publishing industry. No one was born published, and Kristan firmly believes that if you’ve ever thought about writing a book, you owe it to yourself to try.

Limited to 20 participants. Registration required. Click here to register.

European Christmas Markets

Thursday, December 8 at 6 PM, via Zoom

Experience the magic of European Christmas traditions with Lisa Phillips of Bella Europa Travel! This informative program will introduce you to the different traditional foods, sweets and drinks found at each market as well as traditional handicrafts. Join us as we explore the main Christmas markets in Austria, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy and Switzerland! The program features beautiful photography to get you in the holiday spirit as well as interesting European New Year’s customs and traditions.

Registration required to receive the Zoom link. Click here to register.


MONTHLY MEETUPS


Durham Public Library Book Club
Meets at the library once a month on Mondays at 6:30 pm.
Click here for a list of upcoming discussions.

Movie Matinees
Meets every Thursday at 2:00 pm.
Drop in; no registration required.
Click here for a list of upcoming films.

Drop-In Mah Jong
Meets every Tuesday from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Whether you’re a novice or a pro, join us to play Mahjong on Tuesday afternoons! If you have a set, please bring it. Drop in; no registration required.

French Conversation Group
Meets monthly on the first Thursday of the month from 5:00 to 6:30 pm, via Zoom. Expand your speaking skills by practicing the language in a welcoming atmosphere. Open to all levels of speakers. Email Lauren at lredfield@durhamlibrary.org for registration information.

Spanish Conversation Group
Meets weekly on Fridays from 4:00 to 5:00 pm, via Zoom. Expand your speaking skills by practicing the language in a welcoming atmosphere. Open to all levels of speakers. Email Lauren at lredfield@durhamlibrary.org for registration information.

Our special programs and events are sponsored by PALS: The Friends of the Durham Public Library.