Adult Programs

These activities are recommended for ages 18 and up.  Many programs require registration, either by e-mail or through Eventbrite.  All programs are free.  Looking for a past virtual program or program handout?  See our past virtual programs page.

APL @ Home

Participate in these programs from the comfort of your living room.  

Grab & Go

Available while supplies last.  Pick one up on the 2nd floor of the Library.


Micro-macreme beaded bracelet

Macramé Bracelets
September 1 - 30

Cat toys made from knee socks.

Halloween Socks Cat Toys
October 1 - 31

Take & Make

Registration is required to get a kit.  The corresponding video can be viewed on Facebook and Allen CityTV's YouTube channel.


knitting on circular needles with blue yarn

Knitting in the Round
Registration opens: October 2
Pick up: October 4-9
Video premiers: October 12, 7 p.m.


Library After Dark Home Edition Mystery in Vegas

Library After Dark:
Mystery in Vegas Home Edition Kit

Registration opens: October 23
Pick up: October 25-30
No Video

Virtual Programs

International woman video chatting on a laptop computer.

 CHAT on Zoom
Mondays, 7-8 p.m., beginning August 16
Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m., beginning August 17
See the Library calendar for specific dates.
Registration is required; space is limited.

The book woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson

Shared Shelf Book Club
Tuesday, September 21, 7 p.m.

Watch on Facebook and YouTube.com/AllenCityTV.

People walking on a beach in Myanmar.  Boats on the water in the background.

Armchair Travelers Visit Myanmar
Tuesday, September 28, 7 p.m.
Registration opens: September 14

APL In-Person

Registration is required for the following programs; attendance is limited.  Programs will take place in the Upstairs Program Room.  Doors will close five minutes after the start of the program.  

Photo: Resin flow art.  Silver trays with mixed colors.

Arts @ APL: Resin Flow Art
Wednesday, September 15, 7 p.m.
Registration opens: September 1


Myanmar

Armchair Travelers Visit Myanmar
Tuesday, September 28, 7 p.m.
Registration opens: September 14


Colorful yarn and knitting in a basket.

Twisted Threads Fiber Craft Circle
Wednesday, October 6, 7 p.m.
Registration opens: September 22

A bunch of apples in a tree.

Food for Thought Café: Apples
Wednesday, October 13, 6 p.m & 7:30 p.m.
Registration opens: September 29

A man looking a new non-fiction books.

Let's Talk Dewey Book Club
Tuesday, October 19, 7 p.m.
Email Stephan to Register
Registration opens: October 5

A painting of Cleopatra

Talking History
Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt: New Discoveries

Tuesday, October 26, 7 p.m.
Registration opens: October 12

APL Out & About

Find APL programs at various locations around Allen.   

A woman thinking about trivia.

Trivia Night @ Ellen's Cafe
Thursday, September 16, 7 p.m.
No registration is required.

Library After Dark Mystery in Vegas

Library After Dark: Mystery in Vegas
Friday, October 29, 7 p.m.
Registration opens: October 15