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Adult Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World"
June 5 - July 28
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You must read six books or 600 pages to complete the program. Books, ebooks and audiobooks are acceptable.

Get a prize for completing the summer reading program and enter for a surpise drawing.

A complete listing of events for Adults is listed below:

June

Learning Spanish with Lily Bouwkamp
Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.
June 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29
Learn to speak Spanish. 

Career Fair
June 3 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Calling all job seekers! Come find a job and communicate with businesses, organizations and employment agencies. Open computer lab and resume writing workshop. 

Summer Reading Kickoff at the City Park
June 5 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Join us for face painting, games, snacks and sign up for summer reading!

Monday Morning Book Discussion
June 5 at 10:30 a.m.
Join us at the library the first Monday of each month to discuss various titles and genres. For June, we will discuss the title The Invisible Wall by Harry Bernstein.

Non-Toxic Living
June 6 at 6:30 p.m.

Identify hidden toxins in your home and discover natural substitutions and simple DIY solutions. Register. 

Smartypants Trivia Night
June 7 at 6 p.m.
Test your knowledge against friends and family. Win prizes!

Trivia will meet at the library. 

Genealogy Class 
June 8 at 1 p.m.

Find your roots at the library. Learn how to search for your ancestors. Register.

Bug-Free Drive-In Double Feature
June 9 at 6 p.m.

Sing-along to The Muppet Movie and later Grease.

Art Appreciation 101
June 13 at 6:30 p.m.
Artist Sandy Storey-Moon will answer that age old question: "But is it art?"

Gardening Program
June 14 at 6:30 p.m.
A representative from the White County Master Gardeners will present a program on gardening.

Summer Concert Series: Featuring the Honey Dewdrops
June 17 at 6:30 p.m.
Come to the bandstand in downtown Monticello for a free concert. If weather is inclement, the program will move to the library.

New Release @ Your Library
June 19 at 6 p.m.
Showing: Bitter Harvest
Popcorn and drinks provided.

Genealogy After Dark!
June 20 at 6 p.m.
Genealogy during the day not working for you? Come discover your roots at night. Register.

Bill Madden: The President's Curse
June 21 at 6:30 p.m.
Madden will discuss his title and have books available to purchase and autograph.

Building a Better Bat House!
June 24 at 10 a.m.
Join Angie Manuel, from Prophetstown State Park, for a fun, educational and hands on workshop about the bats of Indiana. Register.

Mental Health Fair
June 24 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Licensed therapists will be present to provide information about mental health, discuss warning signs and symptoms and answer any questions.

Tuesday Evening Book Club
June 27 at 6 p.m.
Join us the last Tuesday of each month to discuss books from a variety of authors and genres. For June, we will discuss the title The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks.

July

Monday Morning Book Discussion
July 10 at 10:30 a.m.
Join us the first Monday of each month to discuss books from a variety of authors and genres. For July, we will have Bring Your Own Book. Bring your favorite cookbook to discuss and make a recipe from it and bring enough for everyone to enjoy.

Learning Spanish with Lily Bouwkamp
July 6, 13, 20 & 27 at 6:30 p.m.

Come learn to speak Spanish.

Guided Relaxation for Beginners
July 6 at 6:30 p.m.

Valerie Carson will present techniques for guided relaxation. Register.

Summer Concert Series: Traveler's Dream 
July 8 at 6:30 p.m.
Join us downtown at the bandstan for a free concert. If weather is inclement, concert will be moved to the library.

Panel on Opioid Abuse in the Community
July 12 at 6 p.m.
Panel discussion on the problems of opioid and drug abuse in our community. Dr. Marc Estes, an ER doctor from IU Health White Memorial will join us.

Genealogy Class
July 13 at 1 p.m.
Find your roots at the library. Learn how to search for your ancestors. Register.

Building the Batmobile
July 14 at 10 a.m.
Come check out the replica batmobile on display from Fiberglass Freaks. 

Family Wilderness Survival Class
July 15 at 10 a.m.
Clint Jivoin will teach us about finding and building shelter, planning ahead, rescue, food gathering and more!

Paint & Wine with Stacy Bogan
July 15 at 6:30 p.m.
Come socialize, have a glass of wine and get your art on! The cost to attend is $25. Register and pay at the circulation desk.

New Releases @ Your Library
July 17 at 6 p.m.
Showing: The Lost City of Z
Popcorn and drinks provided.

Senior Safety
July 21 at 2 p.m.
Come learn some safety tips for seniors from Monticello Detective Nathan Meyers.

Tuesday Evening Book Club
July 25 at 6 p.m.
Evening book club meets the last Tuesday of each month. For July, we will discuss the title A Gracious Plenty by Shari Reynolds.

Essential Oils 101
July 29 at 2 p.m.
Come learn about essential oils and if they would benefit you and your family. Register.