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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Valentine Sweet Swap
February 9th | 10:00am – 1:00pm
Take home a special sweet treat for your loved one by purchasing baked goods and sweet treats at this special event, OR, bring a sweet to swap! Everyone who makes a purchase will be eligible for a prize drawing where you could win flowers, library swag and more!

Magic Show with Jeanette Andrews
February 18th | 6:30pm
Bring a little magic to your life with Chicago’s own nationally recognized magician, Jeanette Andrews. You will experience mind-bending sensory illusions and mystifying magic that will bring your senses to a whole new level.

Money Coaching: Will You Be Ready for Retirement?
February 19th | 6:30pm
Join Rich Ryder from Primerica and learn how to manage your finances to prepare for a successful and comfortable retirement.

Genealogy Club: Family Search Database
February 20th | 6:30pm
This month, the genealogy club will be learning how to utilize the Family Search Database to efficiently research family ancestries. Family Search is available through the Sandwich Public Library. This session will be taught by Sandwich Library’s own Director, Amy Vidlak-Girmscheid.

All About Solar Power
February 26th | 6:30pm
Kat Auman, a representative from Independence Renewable Energy, will lecture about solar power: what it is, why it is beneficial and how you can apply solar energy at home!

 

RECURRING PROGRAMS

Computer Classes:
Each class has five spots. Computers will be provided. Class costs $10 to participate. Registration is required. Payment is due at time of registration and must be made in person. Cash/Check only. Checks payable to Sandwich Public Library District.
February 2nd | 10:30am | Google Series: Computer & Internet Basics Pt. 2
February 8th | 10:30am | Internet Basics
February 16th | 10:30am | Google Series: Computer & Internet Basics
February 22nd | 10:30am | Gmail Basics

Wellness Wednesdays: NEW*
Every Wednesday | 6:30pm 
Bring a little wellness to your week with Wellness Wednesday! Every week we will have a health-themed program featuring a variety of learning outlets including presenters, documentaries, exercises and more.
February 6th | DIY Yoga – please bring your own mats!
February 13th | Suicide Prevention with Natasha Clark of Suicide Prevention Services of America
February 20th | Documentary: In Defense of Food
February 27th | Medical Cannabis with Rick Niksic of Greenhouse

Adult Craft Night
1st Tuesdays |  6:30pm
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.

Reader's Haven Book Club
2nd Tuesdays | 6:30pm
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.

Art Therapy NEW*
3rd Saturdays | Movie | 1pm
4th Thursdays | Discussion | 6:30pm
De-stress & relax by enjoying a hour filled with relaxing music, camaraderie, and a varying  art styles. Be free with what you create, there are no themed projects, just themed supplies.

Chess Club
2nd Wednesdays | 6pm

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!

Filmology NEW*
3rd Mondays |  10:30am
Join us for our new movie club! Step 1: Watch the movie. Step 2: Discuss with peers! There will be a monthly showing of each film. In case you miss it, copies will be available at the circulation desk for checkout. Note: Discussion dates are separate from showing dates*

The Recycling Hour NEW*
4th Saturdays |  12pm
The library is going green! We recycle numerous items such as plastic bags, ink cartridges, batteries and more. You may recycle items here at any time, but the hour from 12-1pm on the 4th Saturdays is dedicated solely to recycling! Click here for info on what we recycle.