Adult Programs

These activities are recommended for ages 18 and up.  Many programs require registration, either by e-mail or through Eventbrite.  All programs are free.  Looking for a past virtual program or program handout?  See our past virtual programs page.

APL @ Home

Participate in these programs from the comfort of your living room.  

Grab & Go

Available while supplies last.  Pick one up on the 2nd floor of the Library.


Micro-macreme beaded bracelet

Macramé Bracelets
September 1 - 30

Cat toys made from knee socks.

Halloween Socks Cat Toys
October 1 - 31

Decorative glass chabons for DIY magnets.

DIY Magnets
November 1-30

Take & Make

Registration is required to get a kit.  The corresponding video can be viewed on Facebook and Allen CityTV's YouTube channel.


knitting on circular needles with blue yarn

Knitting in the Round
Registration opens: October 2
Pick up: October 4-9
Video premiers: October 12, 7 p.m.


Library After Dark Home Edition Mystery in Vegas

Library After Dark:
Mystery in Vegas Home Edition Kit

Registration opens: October 23
Pick up: October 25-30
No Video


Sunflowers in a vase on a table.

Still Life Flower Painting
Registration Opens: October 30
Pick up: November 6-9
Video premiers: November 9, 7 p.m.

Virtual Programs

International woman video chatting on a laptop computer.

 CHAT on Zoom
Mondays, 7-8 p.m., beginning August 16
Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m., beginning August 17
See the Library calendar for specific dates.
Registration is required; space is limited.

People walking on a beach in Myanmar.  Boats on the water in the background.

Armchair Travelers Visit Myanmar
Tuesday, September 28, 7 p.m.
Registration opens: September 14

Cover of "The Midnight Library" by Matt Haig

Shared Shelf Book Club
Tuesday, November 16, 7 p.m.

Watch on Facebook and YouTube.com/AllenCityTV.


APL In-Person

Registration is required for the following programs; attendance is limited.  Programs will take place in the Upstairs Program Room.  Doors will close five minutes after the start of the program.  


Myanmar

Armchair Travelers Visit Myanmar
Tuesday, September 28, 7 p.m.
Registration opens: September 14


Colorful yarn and knitting in a basket.

Twisted Threads Fiber Craft Circle
Wednesday, October 6, 7 p.m.
Registration opens: September 22


A bunch of apples in a tree.

Food for Thought Café: Apples
Wednesday, October 13, 6 p.m & 7:30 p.m.
Registration opens: September 29

A man looking a new non-fiction books.

Let's Talk Dewey Book Club
Tuesday, October 19, 7 p.m.
Registration opens: October 5

Email Stephan for more information or to register.

A painting of Cleopatra

Talking History
Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt: New Discoveries

Tuesday, October 26, 7 p.m.
Registration opens: October 12

Flowers in a vase with a cup of tea, a book, a pair of glasses, and two oranges.

Still Life Flower Painting
Wednesday, November 3, 10 a.m.
Registration opens: October 20

Colorful yarn stacked on shelves.

Twisted Threads Fiber Craft Circle
Wednesday, November 10, 7 p.m.
Registration opens: October 27

Two sleeping bags on a mattress in the back of an suv.

Armchair Travelers
Car Camping in the American West

Tuesday, November 30, 7 p.m.
Registration opens: November 16

APL Out & About

Find APL programs at various locations around Allen.   

Library After Dark Mystery in Vegas

Library After Dark: Mystery in Vegas
Friday, October 29, 7 p.m.
Registration opens: October 15

A woman thinking about trivia.

Trivia Night @ Ellen's Cafe
Thursday, November 11, 7 p.m.
No registration is required.