This is a comprehensive list of upcoming and recurrent programs for adults. Online registration is offered via web calendar. You may also register in-person, or by phone at 815-786-8308. Registration is not required for programs unless noted; however, you may choose to register for any program if desired.

Please note: If programs that require registration do not reach minimum capacity 48 hours before scheduled date, the program may be cancelled. If such a situation occurs, you will be notified by phone prior to original program time.


Foreign Film Fridays
Every Friday beginning June 8th - July 27th | 1pm
Experience movies from different cultures every week during the course of our Summer Reading Program! Movies will be played from Germany, France, Italy, and more! Popcorn included.Monday Movie Matinee 

Henna Heaven
June 26th | 6-9pm
Come to the library and experience the cultural art of henna! Professional Bek Huston will describe the history of henna and discuss popular designs. Get a chance to play with henna ink and even get a piece done by Bek!

Geocache Treasure Hunt
July 11th | 12pm—1pm | Ages 16+
Time to go geocaching! Explore Sandwich in search of hidden geocache sites Work together as a group and navigate specific GPS coordinates to find five hidden caches around town.

Stargazing Night
July 17th | 8:30pm—9:30pm | All ages
Take a trip to space! Explore the stars and constellations at this special after-hours program with Astronomy Professor Michael Wilson. Learn about the night sky, make your own constellation binoculars, and explore the sky through a telescope.

Adult Painting Class
July 21st | 12:30pm—3:30pm | Ages 18+
Let reading take you to an art class! Join Michelle Shepard from the Petite Palette and paint the summer theme: “Lost in Paradise.” Registration is required. Program costs $10/per person. Payment is due at time of registration. Cash or check accepted. Checks made out to Michelle Shepard. There are only 15 spot available so register early!

Self-defense Basics
July 24th | 6pm | Ages 16+
Reading will take you anywhere… so make sure you’re safe! Learn basic self defense techniques with instructor and lawyer Peter Honigmann.



Adult Craft Night
1st Tuesdays | 7pm
Feeling crafty? Come to Adult Craft Night!  All materials will be provided. The program takes place the first Tuesday of every month. Ages 16+. Registration is required and available online or at the library. There are only ten open spots due to material provisional restraints, so make sure to register early! Registration required. Register in-person, by phone, or online by visiting our calendar event page. Note: you must register for each individual craft night session.

Chess Club (NEW!)
3rd Thursdays | 1pm
Challenge your peers with a good, old-fashioned game of chess. Group is open to all skill levels. There is no instruction. Just come on in, find a seat and start playing. Three chessboards will be provided, but feel free to bring your own!

1st & 3rd Mondays | 1PM
Do you love documentaries? Come to the library for our new Documonday program series! The library will be showing a documentary the 1st and 3rd Mondays of every month. Documentaries will vary all ranges of subject matter. If you have a documentary in mind that you would like to see, let us know! We do take requests. No registration required to attend.

One-on-one Computer Aid
By Appointment
Need help navigating your computer? Interested in honing in your computer skills? Make an appointment for a one-on-one tutorial with Reference Librarian at the Sandwich Public Library to increase your computer skills. Appointments run from half-hour to hour sessions. Feel free to schedule as many appointments as needed. Appointment required. Appointments must be made 24 hours in advance. To make an appointment, please call the Reference & Readers' Services Librarian at 815-786-8308 x204.

Reader's Haven Book Club
2nd Tuesdays | 7PM
3rd Wednesdays | 1PM
Come enjoy a lively discussion about the month’s club pick! Copies of the club books are available in regular, large print, and audio formats to everyone. Pick up your copy at the circulation desk today! Registration is encouraged, but not required. To see what we are currently reading, check out the Book Club Page.

Walking Wednesdays (NEW!)
Wednesdays | 10AM – 11AM
Get outside, get some exercise and enjoy the fresh air! Join us for a weekly walk with your neighbors and friends around town. There must be at least three attendees for program to run. Group will not meet if raining or temperature is below 45°.