Adult Programs

Summer reading isn’t just for kids! Play Summer Reading BINGO and be entered in our biweekly raffle. Click here to print out your summer reading BINGO card or pick up one in-person at the library.


JUNE SPECIAL EVENTS


Library Lawn Games

Thursday, June 23 at 6:00 PM

Join us for an evening of lawn games at the library! Bring a friend and try out our new collection of lawn games!

Registration requested, but drop ins also welcome! Click here to register.


JULY SPECIAL EVENTS


Introduction to Bass Fishing

Thursday, July 14 at 6:00 PM

Join Dylan Napoleone for a program all about bass fishing! In this program, Dylan demonstrates and speaks upon everything you need to know to effectively target bass in local waters. Some topics include gear, techniques/approaches, fishing in the different seasons, and more!

Registration required. Click here to register.

Fishing Trip to Dooley Pond

Saturday, July 16 at 9:30 AM
Meet at Dooley Pond

Join Dylan Napoleone, expert fisherman, to learn the basics of bass fishing and try it out yourself! If you have a fishing pole and equipment, please bring it. Dylan will have a few extra poles if you do not have one.

Limit 15 people. Registration required. Click here to register.

Meditative Stitching

Monday, July 18 at 6:00 PM

Join Jean Rill-Alberto to learn the meditative qualities of stitching fabric and paper!

Limit 10 people. Registration required. Click here to register.


AUGUST SPECIAL EVENTS


Stargazing at the Library

Thursday, August 4 at 8:00 – 9:30 PM

Join us for some summer stargazing! We will use and learn about our telescope as well as what we can see in the night sky with our naked eye!

Registration required. Click here to register.

Hiking and Camping in Connecticut: A Brief History and Guide

Monday, August 15 at 6:00 PM

Join us for a talk by Eoin Horning-Kane, Naturalist Educator for Goodwin State Forest!

Registration required. 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.