Adult Programs

CARY AREA WRITERS GROUP
Second Saturday of the month, 12-3 pm
Saturday, July 14, August 11

Looking for a community to nurture your writing? Join the Cary Area Writers Group (CAWG).

A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN ROCKFORD PEACHES
Wednesday, July 11, 7-8 pm
2018 is the 75th anniversary of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League. The 1992 film, A League of Their Own, introduced modern America to the women who played professional baseball to keep up the morale on the home front during WW2 and continued for nearly a decade after the war. Join Rebecca Tulloch, a modern Rockford Peach and manager of the “League of Our Own” vintage softball team, as she

NORTHWEST HERALD: PAST AND PRESENT
Monday, July 16, 6:30-7:30 pm
Jim Ringness, General Manager, and Jon Styf, Editor of the Northwest Herald, will discuss the history of the paper and how it is run today.traces the truth and fiction.

BOOKS ON TAP: A 20s-30s BOOK CLUB
Tuesdays, July 17, August 21, 7-8:30 pm
Meets at Cary Ale House Eat, drink, and talk shop about books with others in their 20s and 30s. Each meeting we discuss a title chosen by the group. If you’re interested in joining or to find out the current title, please email roberhauser@caryarealibrary.info.

PRESSURE COOKING DEMO
Wednesday, July 18, 6:30-8:30 pm
Whether you are a pressure cooking pro or considering getting started,you’ll learn something from this class. Andrea from My Kitchen Clatter will show you the differences between stovetop (traditional) and electric (such as InstantPot brand) pressure cookers while she demonstrates how easy and quick it can be to make your favorite dishes. You’ll go home with useful tips,new recipes, and confidence!

FILM DISCUSSION GROUP
Thursdays, 7-8:30 pm
July 19: The Beguiled
Watch the film on your own before the group meets, then join our lively discussion. We watch classic to current films and some titles may have violence, language, sexual content, and/or subtitles. Limited to 15.

FELTED HEDGEHOG
Friday, July 27, 1-2:30 pm
Come learn the art of needle felting and make an adorable hedgehog figurine. Limited to 12.

STEPPING INTO ILLINOIS HISTORY
Wednesday, August 1, 7-8 pm
Celebrate the Illinois Bicentennial by sampling the fascinating historical sites in our state. Discover the ancient Native American city at Cahokia Mounds, the seat of the French government at Fort de Chartres, and Camp DuBois where Lewis and Clark spent the winter before their Voyage of Discovery. See how early Illinois residents lived in Bishop Hill and Nauvoo, and visit the homes of Presidents Lincoln and Grant.

BITCOIN & CRYPTOCURRENCIES
Wednesday, August 15, 7-8 pm
You can’t avoid the hype about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Is this the first wave of the cashless future or just another over hyped technology? One thing is for sure: there’s a lot of money riding on its success.

MEDICARE 101
Wednesday, August 29, 7-8:30 pm
Learning about Medicare can be like learning a new language. Learn about your choices, estimated cost sand timelines to enroll in Medicare Supplements, Part D Drug Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans. Join Karen McCormack of McCormack Consulting for an evening of Medicare ins and outs.