Adult Programs

These activities are recommended for ages 18 and up.  Some 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.  

Take & Make

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

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Herb Garden 
Registration Opens: February 5
Pick up: February 7-13
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Arts @ APL: Rope Coil Baskets
Registration Opens: February 23
Pick up: February 26-March 4
Video premiers: February 28, 7 p.m.

Virtual Programs

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Shared Shelf Book Club
Tuesday, January 18, 7 p.m.


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CHAT-English Language Conversation on Zoom
Mondays, 7-8 p.m., beginning January 24
Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m., beginning January 25
See the  Library Calendar for specific dates.
Registration is currently full for the Spring session.

APL In-Person

Free tickets will be available 30 minutes before the start of the program unless otherwise indicated; see the specific program for details.  Space is limited.   Doors will close five minutes after the start of the program.  

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Armchair Travelers Visit Northern Italy
Tuesday, January 25, 7 p.m.

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Food for Thought Café: Gluten Free Baking
Tuesday, February 1, 7 p.m.

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Wednesday, February 9, 7 p.m.


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Let's Talk Dewey: Biographies of Cities
Tuesday, February 15, 7 p.m.

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Unmasking Modernism Through African Art
Thursday, February 17, 7 p.m.