Muhlenberg Community Library

Adult Programs

Special Events

Zombie Walk

Friday October 21st Arrive at 5:15 PM for Judging (Fun Prizes!!) Arrive at 5:45 PM for Walk

Come out and join The Walk! Tickets are on sale for our first (and hopefully annual) Zombie Walk, sponsored by Meyer's Costume Shoppe, taking place on Friday October 21st. Donation - $10.00. The ticket also includes free Halloweiner, drink and apple following the walk and admission to Charles Adams, III's Ghost Story Presentation following the Zombie Walk. Anyone 12 years old and under must be accompanied by a participating adult.

Ghost Stories by Charles J. Adams, III

Friday October 21st 7:00 PM

Charles J. Adams, III will be here at 7:00 PM on Friday October 21st telling ghost stories. It's a fundraiser sure to raise goosebumps. Donation - $10.00. The ticket also includes a free ticket to participate in the Zombie Walk followed by free Halloweiner, drink and apple before the ghost stories. Anyone 12 years old and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him with Luis Carlos Montalván and Tuesday

Veterans Day Friday November 11th 7:00 PM

We are thrilled to be able to honor veterans this Veterans Day (Friday Nov. 11th) with a presentation by Luis Carlos Montalván and his service dog Tuesday! This program is appropriate for adults and mature teens. Fmr. Capt. Montalván will share his and Tuesday's story and discuss Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT). Time for book signings and photo ops will be available. The presentation begins at 7:00 PM. Thanks to the generosity of our Gold Level sponsor The Conrad Weiser Society, the presentation is free for veterans. Donations are kindly requested from others for tickets with the proceeds going to PACT For Animals and Muhlenberg Community Library. Tickets are available now. For every $10.00 donation adults will have the chance to win a free private photo session for their pet at Willow Street Pictures (a $600.00 value)! Please let us know if you'd like to purchase a book to be autographed and "paw"-tographed because Firefly Bookstore will be bringing books for purchase.

Adult Lectures and Workshops
Color Me Calm

Every Monday 5:00PM to 6:30PM

Adult coloring--Try this trendy, new, stress-busting technique for adults that will bring out your inner child! It's all about the relaxation so come and go as you please.

Senior Shuffle

4th Thursday of the Month 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.

Autumn Penn State Master Gardener Presentations

Wednesday, October 12th Ice Cream and Honeybees 6:00PM to 7:00PM

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

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

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.