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Drop-In Card Making Classes

Meet new friends and enjoy making two handcrafted cards for $6. Come and make two seasonal cards using different stamping techniques with Stampin’ Up! Products. Registration is not necessary, but appreciated, for this drop-in class. This program is designed especially for Adults, and Children with an Adult companion. Thursdays, September […]

Indian Philosophy: Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain

Explore the fascinating philosophies of India with Dr. Jeffery Long, Professor of Religion and Asian Studies at Elizabethtown College. This course will give you a broad overview of Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain philosophies, tracing their development from ancient times to the present. Class size: 15. Register in person at the […]

Back to Basics Writing Classes

This six-week writing course incorporates workshops, critique and discussion, and personal writing time to write cleaner, leaner, and meaner. Registration must be done in person at the library and the class fee is payable at registration. Wednesdays, September 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17 and 24 at 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 […]

Processing YOUR Images Class

Looking at the work of others can be instructional, but how do YOUR images look to someone else? Photography is a combination of art and craft. Seeing is the first part of the art, and craft is the process of massaging the camera capture into the vision you had when […]

Holiday Terrarium Therapy Workshop

Holiday stress? Not this year. Grow your creativity while you bury your stress, especially during the holiday season. During this event we will build beautiful holiday inspired terrariums. Workshop includes: containers, plants, soil and decorative holiday figures. Choose between the ‘Holiday Moose Terrarium’ or ‘Holiday Forest Terrarium.’ Take it home […]

Fused Glass Class – Holiday Ornaments

Learn how to make different types of fused glass ornaments such as a tree, Star of David, or large pointed star. The design is then fired in the kiln at the Instructor’s studio and returned to the class site two weeks later for pick up. Ages 16 and older are welcome.  […]

Writing Your Memoirs Class

What’s your earliest memory? What happened to change you forever? This six-week course is designed to give you the opportunity to complete two stories or a chapter based on significant events from your life. The format includes brainstorming sessions, writing prompts, sharing of your work with the group (optional but […]

Fresh Evergreen Wreath Making Class

Make a beautiful evergreen wreath to decorate your home for the holidays. Fresh-cut greens, ring, wire and ribbons will be supplied and are included in the cost of the class. Registration must be done in person at the library. Class fee must be paid at time of registration. Saturday, December […]


The library’s mission is to encourage life-long learning and therefore it provides adult enrichment classes primarily in the fall and spring. Most of these classes have a fee which is determined by and given directly to the instructor. The library does not keep any part of that fee. Many of […]