Upcoming Programs for Adults

Drop-In Knitting

Tuesday afternoons from 1:30pm-3pm

Knitters (and all other fiber artists!) are invited to a weekly drop-in program. Work on your current project while enjoying conversation, advice, and camaraderie with other knitters! If you'd like to learn how to knit, please bring worsted weight yarn (#4), and size 8 or 9 straight needles, and we'll be happy to help you get started. Open to people of all abilities. 

No registration required. Call the library at (978) 422-6409 for more information.

Book Bingo for Adults:  A January to June Program

January 1st to June 1st

Please join us in celebrating the large variety of books offered by our library. Book Bingo is a self-directed reading challenge for adults with opportunities for prizes - complete one Bingo by June 1 and receive a raffle ticket for a small prize, or complete the entire card and receive a raffle ticket for the grand prize. Pick up your Bingo sheet at the circulation desk or view it at sterlinglibrary.org beginning January 2nd and find out all the details! Book Bingo is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

No registration required.

Holiday Greens Centerpieces

Monday, December 4th at 6:30pm

Want a fresh greens holiday centerpiece but only have small areas to put them? The Sterling Garden Club will help you create your own festive designs perfect for a desk, window sill or wherever you wish. You will have your choice of fresh greens and assorted picks and ribbons to decorate your creation. This program is sponsored by a grant from the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

Registration is required and is limited - Click here or call 978-422-6409 to register.

Fit Lit Book Club

Tuesday, December 5th at 7:00pm

Enjoy a fun book discussion while also getting some exercise! Participants should read Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt, then meet at the Food Court of the Whitney Field Mall at 7pm. We will enjoy a discussion of this charming, witty novel with a deep exploration of friendship while enjoying a nice walk. Books are available at the library for checkout.

No registration is required.

December Adult Craft

Thursday, December 7th at 1 pm or 6:30 pm

Paint some sweet holiday gnomes to get ready for the winter season! Step-by-step drawing and painting guidance will be given, so no previous painting experience needed! Dress for mess as we will be using acrylic paint for this craft. 

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

Holiday Cookie Swap

Tuesday, December 12th at 6:30pm

Bake seven dozen of your favorite cookies - some to enjoy during the exchange and others to pass out for later! Participants are asked to bring 14 loose cookies to sample during the program and 14 packages of 5 cookies to hand out to others. Bring home a large selection of cookies to enjoy during the holidays! Call 978-422-6409 and to let us know which type of cookie you will bring so we can ensure a wide variety.

Registration is required. Click here for 6:30 pm, or call 978-422-6409 to register.

Gingerbread House Decorating

Wednesday, December 13th at 1:00pm

Kick off the holiday season with some hands-on, creative fun!  All materials, including the gingerbread houses, are provided thanks to the Friends of the Conant Public Library.  

Registration is required and is limited - Click here or call 978-422-6409 to register

Beginning Crochet for Adults

Thursday, December 14th at 1:00 pm

Adults please join us to crochet a simple infinity scarf. You will learn some simple beginning crochet stitches and be suited up for the cool weather. It’s a win-win! You will have time to work on your creation in between meetings. All materials provided.

Registration is required and limited. Click here or call 978-422-6409 to register.

Parents’ Time Out Book Club

Monday, December 18 at 12:30 pm

Have lunch with the Parents’ Time Out Book Club! Bring a lunch (or just join us for tea) and come chat about a good book. We will be reading Comfort and Joy by Kristin Hannah.  Books will be available to check out at the library. Take a break and join us!

No registration required. 

Cross Stitch Candy Canes

Monday, December 18th at 6:30 pm

Are you in the market for a snazzy new bookmark for all of your holiday reading? If so, then this cross stitch candy canes craft is for you. They also double as fun ornaments for your tree!

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

Scrabble and Snacks

Tuesday, December 19th at 1:00pm

Do you love to play Scrabble, but have trouble finding friends to play with? Adults are invited to secure new opponents and show off their wordsmithing skills. Snacks will be provided.

No registration required.

True Crime Book Club

Thursday, December 28th at 6:30 PM

The True Crime Book Club will meet again! This time, we will read Murdered by His Wife by Deborah Navas. This book chronicles the story of Bathsheba Spooner who, in 1778, was the first woman in our new country to be executed for murdering her husband in the Brookfields. History and true crime! How can you go wrong? Books will be available at the circulation desk for checkout.  

No registration is required.