May Adult Events

Join us for fun, free, and informative events for adults this month.

Bug-Off Summer Craft - Knob Noster

Join us in making citronella candles, essential oil bug spray, and learning about what to plant to help keep mosquitoes and flies at bay!

Monday, May 1 - 6:00 p.m.

Craft Cafe - Lexington

Craft Cafe is an event for experienced crafters who are looking for a challenge. This month we will be making a Chicken Wire Cloche. Cloches can be used indoors to enhance a vignette or outdoors to keep pests away from your favorite plant. Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person

Thursday, May 3 - 5:30 p.m.

Remembering Spring - Odessa

Spring is in the air, flowers are blooming and birds are singing. Join us at the Odessa Senior Center for a walk down memory lane.

Wednesday, May 9 - 10:00 a.m.

Watercolor Hand-Lettering Class - Knob Noster

Join us as we learn the art of hand-lettering! Bring your favorite quote or literary passage and leave with your own personal artwork.

Age: Teen, Adult

Thursday, May 10 - 6:00 p.m.

Red Cross Blood Drive - Odessa

Calling all blood donors! Help fill the demand for blood in our area. Sign up at the Odessa Branch in person or online at and make a difference in your community.

Friday, May 11 - 2:00 p.m.

Basic Fly Tying - Holden

There is nothing like landing a beautiful trout or sunfish using your own creations that replicate nature. Learn basic fly tying techniques from Paul Landkamer, who will give an overview of the tools, materials, and designs of fly tying. He will also demonstrate how to make some basic flies. Take home a creation of your own! Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person

Tuesday, May 15 - 5:30 p.m.

Second Time Around Crafts - Lexington

Be a part of this new group for beginning crafters! We will make unique projects using materials that have served their original purpose and are now ready for a new life. The very first project will be a folded book page display for cards, photos, or whatever treasure you would like.

Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person

Age: Teen, Adult

Thursday, May 17 - 5:30 p.m.

College Prep Workshop - Knob Noster

High school students and parents, come learn about the process of applying to college. We will cover college transition readiness, including financial aid, testing, applications, and degree planning. We will also discuss dual credit programs and utilizing A+ scholarships.

Age: Teen, Adult

Wednesday, May 23 - 6:00 p.m.

Family Gardening 101 - Odessa

It’s Spring! Are you ready to plant vegetables? Do you need some tips or not sure where or when to start? Master Gardener Joan Zeller has the answers along with seeds to give away.

Age: Everyone

Monday, May 21 - 6:00 p.m.