Adult Events

ISPS: Free Poetry Workshop

Sun., April 14 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Free monthly poetry workshop • ISPS Southern Chapter

crafters n’ stitches

Mon., April 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday evening knitting & crocheting • all skill levels welcome!

Homeschool Without Borders

Mon., April 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
A relaxed chat/brainstorm session to share resources & help support home education in our commun...

Open Tech Help

Wed., April 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free drop-in tech help • Weds 10am-1pm

Learn how to crochet!

Wed., April 17 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Come crochet with us!

Resilience, Strength, & Truth: Issues of Refugee Resettlement

Wed., April 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join CAIRS and the Carbondale Public Library to hear from Kathy Kelly on issues of refugee resettlem...

Creative Writing Star Group

Thu., April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Creative writing for those age 50 and beyond • 1st & 3rd Thursdays

crafters n’ stitches

Mon., April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday evening knitting & crocheting • all skill levels welcome!

Open Tech Help

Wed., April 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free drop-in tech help • Weds 10am-1pm

Learn how to crochet!

Wed., April 24 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Come crochet with us!

Lawyer in the Library

Thu., April 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free legal help • No registration required • First come first served

Victims & Survivors Writing Workshop

Thu., April 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Carbondale Public Library is hosting a Victims & Survivors Writing Workshop in honor of the ...

WRITING GROUPS


Creative Writing Star Group

1st and 3rd Thursday of the Month | 1-3PM

A free program sponsored by Southern Illinois Healthcare for age 50 or beyond. Meets on the first and third Thursday of each month. For information on attending email Dave McKay at texbk@aol.com or call (618) 457-0354 ext. 4. 


Free Poetry Workshop

2nd Sunday of the Month | 1:30-4PM

Join us for a free poetry workshop each month, alternating on Zoom and in-person at the Carbondale Public Library. Bring a poem (one-page limit) and 8 copies to share for critique. Sponsored by the Southern Chapter of the Illinois State Poetry Society and Carbondale Public Library.


OTHER GROUPS

Senior Connect

Every other Wednesday | 4:30PM

Senior Connect is a bi-weekly support/empowerment group that strives to provide important connections between Seniors who share similar interests and challenges while offering friendship and support. Facilitated by Kendall Boysen CPC, CPRC. This event is taking place downstairs at the Carbondale Public Library. For more information or to reserve your spot call 618-559-2539 or⁠ email kendall@encouragementology.com.

S.I. Stitchers

4th Sunday of the Month | 2-4:30PM

Do you enjoy or want to learn needlework? Join the Southern Illinois Stitchers! SI Stitchers is a local chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America, Inc., an organization that supports and promotes Embroidery, Crewel, Cross-stitch, Needlepoint, Hand Quilting, Beading, and other Needle Arts. We gather monthly to stitch, learn new techniques, and enjoy the company and support of other needle artists. All skill levels are welcome!


FOR PARENTS


Homeschool Without Borders

2nd Monday of the Month, 6-7PM

A relaxed chat/brainstorm session to share resources & help support home education in our community. Hosted by Renee Schwartz.


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