Upcoming Programs for Adults

 

Yoga for Adults

Tuesday nights at 7:00 pm beginning September 13th

Wind down at the end of the day with a relaxing yoga class provided by the Conant Public Library!  Instructor Sharyn Hocurscak will lead yoga classes Tuesday nights at the 1835 Town Hall in Sterling, beginning on September 13th and running through October 18th. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Registration is required and opens on August 29th at 10:00 am; click here to register or call 978-422-6409.


Handkerchief Pumpkin Craft for Adults

Thursday, October 6th at 1:00 pm and 6:30 pm

Jazz up your seasonal decor with some hand-sewn pumpkins made from handkerchiefs. No sewing experience is required! We’ll meet at 1:00 pm and 6:30 pm; choose whichever time works best for you. All supplies are provided.

Registration is required; click here to register for 1:00 pm and here for 6:30 pm or call 978-422-6409.


Virtual - A Panel Discussion with Horror Writers S.A. Barnes, Christopher Golden, and Anne Heltzel

Tuesday, October 11th at 7:00 pm on Zoom

Are you someone who loves to read scary stories into the night? Do you shiver when you see a Stephen King book at the library? If so, join us on Zoom for a conversation with horror writers S.A. Barnes, Christopher Golden, and Anne Heltzel as they discuss their books and the appeals of reading horror novels.

Registration is required; click here to register or call 978-422-6409.


Adult Coloring Program

Thursday, October 13th at 2:00 pm

The Sterling Public Library is offering an Adult Coloring Program. Discover the stress-reducing, relaxing benefits of coloring!

No registration required.


October Books-to-Movies Discussion Group

Thursday, October 20th at 6:30 pm

Join us for another discussion of a book-to-movie adaptation! This month, we’ll read Stephen Chbosky’s short novel, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and watch its 2012 movie adaptation featuring Logan Lerman and Emma Watson. Copies of each format will be available for checkout at the front desk.

No registration required. 


Needle Felting with Pop Up Art School

Monday, October 24th at 6:30 pm

Ever wanted to try your hand at needle felting? Do you think cats (especially ones sitting in little tiny boxes) are just the most adorable? Adults and teens ages 13+ are invited to learn how to needle felt a cat using a barbed needle and wool. Patrons will get a small amount of different colors to add in a calico pattern or they can make stripes on their white cat. Tiny box to perch your cat in included - because of course, “If it fits, it sits.”

Registration is required; click here to register or call 978-422-6409.


When Objects Talk Back: A Look into Haunted Objects and Paranormal Research

Tuesday, October 25th at 6:30 pm at the Sterling Senior Center

Join “The Paranormal Couple” Cody Ray DesBiens and Satori Hawes from Travel Channel’s “Ghost Hunters” and “Ghost Nation” as they dive deep into the phenomena of Haunted Objects! Explore the origins of haunted artifacts, see some haunted objects from around the world, and hear the creepy yet intriguing stories that accompany each item. Program will be held at the Sterling Senior Center, 36 Muddy Pond Road in Sterling.

Registration is required; click here to register or call 978-422-6409.


Virtual - A Southeast Asian Heritage Author Panel with Piper J. Drake, Mia Manansala, Sarah Echavarre Smith, and Jesse Q. Sutanto

Tuesday, October 25th at 8:00 pm on Zoom

We are thrilled to be chatting with authors Piper J. Drake, Mia Manansala, Sarah Echavarre Smith, and Jesse Q. Sutanto about their journeys to becoming published (and fantastic!) authors, keeping in mind their diverse Southeast Asian backgrounds. Whether they were born in the US or elsewhere (in fact, Jesse is joining us from Indonesia!), we wonder how their heritage has influenced their writing, characters, publishing journey, and fan base. It's sure to be a fascinating conversation!

Registration is required; click here to register or call 978-422-6409.


October Cookbook Club

Wednesday, October 26th at 6:30 pm

Find fun new recipes to add to your holiday tables at the Conant Public Library's Cookbook Club! Join us as we sample creative dishes from Boards: Stylish Spreads for Casual Gatherings by America’s Test Kitchen. Choose a recipe from one of the charcuterie boards presented, prepare it at home, then bring it to the library to share with others. Find great ideas for your upcoming holiday entertaining!  Cookbooks are available at the library for checkout; please let us know which recipe you have chosen so we can avoid duplicates.

Registration is required; click here to register or call 978-422-6409.


October Parents’ Night Out Book Club

Wednesday, October 26th at 6:30 pm

Spend time at the Sterling Library without the kids! Enjoy conversations about The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James. Books are available for checkout at the library.

No registration required.