Muhlenberg Community Library

Adult Programs

Adult Lectures and Workshops
Reader's Theatre- "Gaining Ground"

Wednesday, May 11th, 6:30 pm

Attention community members! The Reading Theatre Project is performing a staged reading of Sue Lange’s adaptation of “Gaining Ground” by Forrest Pritchard. The performance will include 3 professional actors and will be directed by Christine Cieplinski. The performance will be held at Muhlenberg Community Library in the children’s area on May 11th at 6:30pm.

The event is free and no registration required.

Downton Abbey Afternoon Party

Saturday, May 21st at 12:00-2:00pm

The event will be held on Saturday, May 21st at 12:00-2:00pm. Muhlenberg Community Library cordially invites you to an afternoon with refreshments and sweets. You will have a chance to mingle, as well as watch reruns of the Downton Abbey TV show. The event is free and registration is required. The program is geared for adults; however, children are welcome to attend. Children under 10 years of age must be supervised by an adult.

"Bee" Amazed

Saturday, April 30th, 12:00 pm -1:30 pm

Muhlenberg Community Library invites you to “bee" amazed at the life of bees. Bee Keepers, Casey Darnell and Todd Cawley, will provide an educational bee program that allows children and adults to view beekeeping equipment, honey extraction tools, and to observe a bee hive. Patrons will have the opportunity to interact and ask questions.

This event is free and no registration is required. We do ask that all children be accompanied by an adult.

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

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

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!

WELaurel Camera Club

3rd 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 March meeting. The topic being covered is Istanbul. Additionally, because of a scheduling conflict the club will be meeting on the 4th Thursday (instead of the 3rd Thursday) dring the month of March.

For more adult programs, check out our event calendar.