July Adult Events

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

Craft Cafe - Lexington

Craft Cafe is an event for experienced or intermediate crafters who are looking for a challenge. This month’s craft requires advanced crafting skill. We will be making Patriotic Tobacco Stick Stars.

Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person

Thursday, July 5 - 5:30 p.m.

Music Trivia - Waverly

Test your music knowledge against your friends!

Friday, July 6 - 1:00 p.m.

Bunco Night - Corder

Fun, friends, snacks, and prizes! Bunco is a social dice game involving 100% luck and no skill. No experience necessary!

Friday, July 6- 6:00 p.m.

The Captain and the Judge - Warrensburg

Join co-authors Natalie Halpin and Lisa Irle as they present their book, The Captain and the Judge: Building Camps, Forts, Dams, Bridges, and Character Across the Ozarks. The book shares the lives of Halpin’s parents, Warrensburg natives Nat Wilson and Max Prussing, detailing their adventures and accomplishments.

Monday, July 9 - 4:00 p.m.

Oldies Music Trivia Contest - Holden

Think you know music? Come show off your inner jukebox for the tunes, lyrics, bands, and singers of the 1950’s through the 1990’s. We will put teams of four together or bring your own teammates in this competition for bragging rights.

Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person  

Tuesday, July 10 - 5:30 p.m.

Cooking for a Healthy Heart - Odessa

Join us in this Women’s Heart Health series presented by Breann Jensen, Lafayette County Health Educator for a heart healthy food demonstration.   

Tuesday, July 10 - 3:30 p.m.

Glass Jar Lanterns - Corder

Illuminate your mood and your patio with a clever do-it-yourself lantern that can hang in the summer breeze. It’s a perfect project for the novice crafter.

Wednesday, July 11 - 5:30 p.m.

Crafty Card Making - Odessa

Join us for an afternoon of crafty card making! We will have birthday, get well, anniversary, and other occasion cards for you to put your own creative spin on!

Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person

Saturday, July 14 - 3:00 p.m.

Adult Craft Night - Knob Noster

Was there a craft you missed out on? Well, now is your chance to do it! Reserve your spot to get a second chance at making that hummingbird feeder, essential oil bug spray, or both! Spaces are limited.

Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person

Tuesday, July 17 - 6:00 p.m.

Second Time Around Crafts - Lexington

Be a part of this 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. This month, we will make Firework Blocks!

Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person

Thursday, July 19 - 5:30 p.m.

Black Baseball Barnstormers - Holden

Author and historian, Phil S. Dixon, shares 37 years of research on the Kansas City Monarchs, a team of black baseball players, and the little-known Tennessee Rats, a small team formed in Holden, Missouri in 1911.

Saturday, July 21 - 10:30 a.m.

Photo Organizing Extravaganza - Warrensburg

Personal Photo Organizer Kathy Baldridge is back with another photo organizing class! Bring in your printed photos to learn the basic principles of culling, sorting, and categorizing. You’ll also discover the process of scanning, backing up, and organizing digital photos.

Registration required; call the branch or sign up in person

Monday, July 23 - 3:00-6:00 p.m.

Summer Jazz Band - Warrensburg

Dr. Aaberg and the Summer Jazz Band will be here to delight us with their musical prowess. Come in from the heat and listen to some cool jazz! Refreshments provided.

Wednesday, July 25 - 7:00-8:00 p.m