Events for Adults

September 26, 2017 - 10:00 AM
Ages Adults 18+

Join us for bingo and light refreshments for a chance to win fun prizes! This program takes place on the last Tuesday of every month at 10:00AM.

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September 27, 2017 - 11:15 AM
Ages Adults 18+

Are you a South Suburban College ESL student looking for an opportunity to practice your English skills? Join us once a month at Conversation Cafe for games and snacks!

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September 27, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Ages Adults 18+

Fiction in a Nutshell meets the last Wednesday of every other month at 2p.m. at the Acorn Public Library. For more details and to reserve a book, contact the Adult Services Department.

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September 27, 2017 - 6:30 PM
Ages Adults 18+

Stop by and play a variety of tabletop board games with friends and community members. Games are provided but you are welcome to bring your own! Meetings take place monthly on the last Wednesday at 6:30PM.

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September 28, 2017 - 6:30 PM
Ages Adults 18+

Love crafting and looking to meet new people? Bring your needlework or any craft project to work on, and sit back and enjoy chatting and sharing skills with other crafters. All meetings will be held the last Thursday of each month from 6:30PM-8:30PM.

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September 30, 2017 - 3:00 PM
Ages Adults 18+

True crime author Richard Lindberg presents a fascinating montage of Gaslight Era serial killers, scoundrels, and murderers. A veritable rogues gallery will pass in review, including H.H. Holmes (the original Devil in the White City), matrimonial swindlers, and murderers Johann Hoch and Belle Gunness plus the enduring mystery of Lizzie Borden of Fall River (“Lizzie Borden Took and Axe…”) and Amy Archer Gilligan, the black widow who inspired the play and movie “Arsenic and Old Lace.”

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October 3, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Ages All

Similar to Bob Ross's programs, you will learn step by step how to paint a picture. Meet new friends, while creating a beautiful painting that you can take home with you. Brushes, canvases, and paint will all be provided! People of all skill levels are welcome to attend. Mocktails will be served! Space is extremely limited so sign up today!

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October 4, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Ages Adults 18+

Need assistance with your genealogy research? Patty Higgins, president of the South Suburban Genealogical and Historical Society, is available to answer your questions here at Acorn on the first Wednesday of each month between 7 and 8pm!

For more information about SSGHS, visit www.ssghs.org

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October 5, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Ages Adults 18+

The “Barcodes” meet on the first Thursday of each Month at 7:30PM in the library Conference Room. For more information and book titles, contact the Adult Services Department.

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October 6, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Ages Adults 18+

Scientists, soldiers and adventurers unite to explore a mythical, uncharted island in the Pacific Ocean. Cut off from everything they know, they venture into the domain of the mighty Kong, igniting the ultimate battle between man and nature. As their mission of discovery soon becomes one of survival, they must fight to escape from a primal world where humanity does not belong.(IMDb). Popcorn provided. Titles subject to change.

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October 7, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Ages Adults 18+

Introduction to the computer and how to get started with a computer or laptop for adults and seniors. The following concepts will be covered in Computer I:
*Basic Parts of the Computer
*Keyboard and Mouse Usage
*Basic Introduction to Using the Computer
There is no fee for this class. Registration is required and opens up to three weeks in advance.

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October 9, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Ages Adults 18+

Join Marti Anne for this class that's designed especially for first time yoga students! This class consists of learning a series of gentle poses, postures and positions while calming the body and the mind. We will spend time going from standing poses to poses down on our mat. You're encouraged to bring a yoga mat; however, one will be provided for you to use during the class if needed.

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