Adults

The Adult Services Department provides fiction books, reader's advisory, audio books, movies, and programs for adults.

Upcoming Adult Programs

 


SEPTEMBER 2019

Closed Dates – September 2, 2019 - Labor Day

Adult Computer Classes - Call or come by to sign up. 205-664-6822.

September 3. 10 am. Excel 2013 Part 1 - Learn the basic information regarding the different icons and various functions available.

September 10. 10 am. Excel 2013 Part 2 – This class will focus more on creating spreadsheets and formatting within Excel.  

September 17. 10 am. Google Apps – This class is designed to teach you how to use all of the Google apps available to you with a Google account and hopefully keep you better organized.  This class will cover Google Drive (file storage), Google Docs (free word processor), Google Forms (create online forms), Google Maps, and Google Calendar as well as a few other helpful apps.  Participants need to have a Gmail/Google account.

Ya Ya Yarners – September 9, 16, 23, & 30. 5:30 pm. Monday evenings from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. The Ya Ya Yarners are meeting at the Albert L. Scott Library now! Do you knit or crochet? Would you like to learn how? If so, we have a group for you… the Ya Ya Yarners! We will teach you if you don’t know how.  We will start you with one of two simple projects.  We will supply the needles or hooks and yarn and a pattern.  If you already have a project under way bring it along to work on. We also do community projects such as hats for service members, lap blankets, prayer shawls and many other things, plus we have a really good time.  We hope you will join us!  For more information please call the library at 205-664-6822 or email Carol Smith at csmith@shelbycounty-al.org. Program takes place in the meeting room.

ABC & Ds of Medicare – September 9. 1 pm. Karen Haiflich of the Medicare Information Source will help you navigate through the process of Medicare. Learn about filing, benefits, and any other questions you might have. Program takes place in the meeting room.

Save Your Stories!: Preserving Oral History – September 12. 6 pm. Join us as Mark Sims and Sarah Tackett continue their class that helps families preserve and write down their family stories. You can join the class at any time. The first session is on July 25th and will continue through November on the second Thursday of each month at 6 pm. Program takes place in the meeting room.

Library Book Group – September 19. 7 pm. Join us to discuss The Last Anniversary by Liane Moriarty. Inheriting a home on Scribbly Gum Island from the recently deceased aunt of her former boyfriend, Thomas Gordon, Sophie Honeywell finds her life turned upside down, caught in the middle of upheaval that helps uncover a mystery, bring a family back together, create new friendships, and build true love. Program takes place in the meeting room.

Cake & Culture – September 22. 2 pm. Join us as author and railroad historian Marvin Clemons presents A Journey to the Great Temple of Travel: The Story of Birmingham Terminal Station. Based on his pictorial book, Mr. Clemons examines the history of Birmingham’s iconic Terminal Station. Books will be available for purchase. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Albert L. Scott Library. Program takes place in the meeting room.

Library Board Meeting – September 24. 6 pm.

Medicare 101 – September 26. 6 pm. A fun and informative class to learn what to expect with Medicare and how to ask the right questions. Perfect for anyone wanting to learn about their Medicare options. Presented by Eric Smith, the founder of Medicare Advisors of Alabama. Program takes place in the meeting room.

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month - Libraries are America’s great information equalizers – the only place where people of all ages and backgrounds can find and freely use such a diversity of resources, along with the expert guidance of librarians.

A library card is a powerful way to promote academic success, and getting a library card can transform your life.

Your library has programs and resources that go far beyond just books. September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, stop by today.

Any child (5-12) or teen (13-17) who registers for a library card will receive a goodie bag and be entered into a drawing for prizes. Any adult who renews or registers for a library card will be entered into a drawing for a gift card to Mikey’s at Fox Valley.