A Delightful Sample of Programs for Adults this December

Below you will find a sampling of the many programs that SPL is offering for Adults this December. Feel free to share these with your friends! For programs that require registration, the title will link you to the registration page.


Handmade Christmas Cards – Thursday, December 1, 7:00 PM (Click to Register)
More personal than any electronic mail, make and snailmail these eight beautiful Christmas card creations. Stampin’ Up instructor Brenda Cerankowski will demonstrate and guide you in making 4 different designs. You will create two cards of each design. Bring a friend! This program is for Tweens through Adults. Materials fee $20.

Borrow eAudio from SPL – Monday, December 5, 3:00 PM
Learn how you can borrow eAudio from Overdrive, our e-content provider. Listen on your Mac, PC, iPod and more.

Join us for a jolly exchange of good cheer, yummy cookies and treasured recipes. Have a family recipe that is too good not to share? Bake it and bring a copy of the recipe to share with everyone else. And if you’re so inclined, stay for a showing of Sarah’s Key, based off the bestselling novel of the same name. Please Register.

Book-to-Movie Blockbusters – Bring a lawn chair, bean bag, or picnic blanket if you’d like.
Tuesday, December 6, 6:30PM – Sarah’s Key – In modern-day Paris, a journalist finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel d’Hiv round up, which took place in Paris, in 1942. She stumbles upon a family secret which will link her forever to the destiny of a young Jewish girl, Sarah. (2011, 111min, PG-13)
Thursday, December 15, 6:00PM – The Help– Mississippi during the 1960s: Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends’ lives, and a small Mississippi town, upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. (2011, 146min, PG-13)

Borrow eBooks from SPL – Tuesday, December 13, 6:00 PM
Learn how to borrow ebooks from our website to your eReader, including the Kindle!

Mystery Book Group – Tuesday, December 13, 7:00 PM
Stop at the Reference Desk to request a copy of A Royal Pain by Rhys Bowen.

Brown Bag Book Group – Thursday, December 15, 11:30AM

Bring your lunch and join the discussion led by Rosa Lamour Dorman and Librarian Mary Jean Voigt. Request a copy of this month’s selections at the Reference Desk. They are The School for Scandal by Richard B. Sheridan and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Tuskegee Airmen Memorial Lecture and Q&A – Wednesday, December 28, 10:30 AM OR 2:30 PM
Three of the key members of the memorial project will host two free ‘THANK YOU SEWICKLEY’ lectures at 10:30 AM and 2:30 PM on Wednesday, December 28. Presentations will be made by Regis D. Bobonis, Chairman; John Dioguardi, the designer of the memorial; and his illustrator, Ray Simon. The monument will be the largest and only outdoor colorized monument created to honor the Airmen of the Tuskegee legend.