Muhlenberg Community Library

Adult Programs


Adult Lectures and Workshops
Summer Jewelry Making Workshop

Saturday, August 20th 11:00AM to 1:00PM

On August 20th Staci Herr will be hosting a bracelet making workshop. What a great opportunity to make a bracelet for Labor Day! Staci will demonstrate how to make a bracelet and offer you help as you make yours. The cost is $3.00. The program is intended for adults and registration is required. Please either register at the circulation desk or call Muhlenberg Community Library.

Color Me Calm

Monday, August 22nd 2:00PM to 3:00PM

Adult coloring--Try this trendy, new, stress-busting technique for adults that will bring out your inner child!


Senior Shuffle

Thursday, July 28th 10:30AM to 12:30PM and Thursday, August 25th 10:30AM to 12:30PM

Seniors, come out (bring your friends and family) to try your hand at some card games! We have decks for pinnocle, bridge, rummy, etc.


Summer Read--Gratitude Diaries Workshop

Tuesday, September 6th 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Mixed media artist Linda Adams will host a "Make Your Own Gratitude Diary" Workshop. The program is intended for adults. Cost is $3, and registration is required. Please register at the circulation desk or call Muhlenberg Community Library.


Autumn Penn State Master Gardener Presentations

Wednesday, September 14th Gardening 101 2:00PM to 3:00PM

An easy romp through several skills that every gardener should know (and review) for success in the garden. Great for novice gardeners and experienced ones alike. This program is intended for adults and registration is required. Please register at the circulation desk or call Muhlenberg Community Library.

Wednesday, October 12th Ice Cream and Honeybees 2:00PM to 3:00PM

Learn about the connections between our farming and home gardening practices, the decline of the honeybee, and Penn State research. Yes, ice cream figures into this light-hearted imaginary tour. The program is intended for adults and registration is required. Please either register at the circulation desk or call Muhlenberg Community Library.

Wednesday, November 16th Holiday Plants 2:00PM to 3:00PM

Learn the lore and care of such seasonal favorites as amaryllis, holly, poinsettia, evergreen trees, cyclamen and more. Discover easy ways to incorporate plants into your holiday decor. This program is intended for adults and registration is required. Please register at the circulation desk or call Muhlenberg Community Library.


Adult Book Clubs
2nd Wednesday Book Club

2nd Wednesday of the month, 6:30-7:30 pm

The 2nd Wednesday Club reads a variety of books--anything from classics to current novels.

Contact: Betty Ledig at (610)926-1188 or bettyledig@frontiernet.net


3rd Thursday Book Club

3rd Thursday of the month, 12:00-1:00 pm

The 3rd Thursday Club reads a variety of genres and types of books.

Contact: Pat Reis at (610)921-5579


Mystery Group Cafe Chat Noir

4th Tuesday of the month, 5:15-6:30 pm

Mystery lovers are finding that there's something even BETTER than reading a great whodunnit--and that's sharing the fun with a group of other enthusiasts! The Muhlenberg Library's Cafe Chat Noir is for people who enjoy mysteries of all types--cozy, classic, as well as the best modern thrillers.

Contact: Helene Stephens at (610)939-9160 or Helene1900@msn.com

Other Adult Clubs

Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg

Wednesdays, 10:00am

Do you like to knit and/or crochet? If so, join the Nice Knitters of Muhlenberg on Wednesdays at 10:00am as they lovingly create various projects for Berks County charities. Handmade items, such as baby blankets, chemo hats, scarves, Christmas stockings, are made and donated to places like Mary’s Shelter, the Reading Hospital, and other important organizations in need. New members and yarn donations are always welcome!


Muhlenberg Chess Club

Every other Summer Sat., 9:00AM to 12:00PM

June 13th through August 20th

The Muhlenberg Chess Club which meets at the library in the summer from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM every other Saturday is taking a break. The next meeting will be Saturday August 20th for all ages. (Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.) Everyone from beginners to masters are welcome to attend.


WELaurel Camera Club

4th Thursday of the month, 6:00pm

Do you like to take photographs? Are you an amateur photographer?

If so, come join the WELaural Amateur Camera Club. Membership is open to anyone in the community interested in photography. Membership dues run for the calendar year and are only $5, payable at any meeting.

Clck here for a flyer about the May meeting. The topic being covered is Istanbul.


For more adult programs, check out our event calendar.