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Free Programs for Adults

News ImageTech Tutor Saturdays - Every Saturday from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Adults - Need help using the computer or downloading eBooks to your eReader? Make an appointment with our Tech Tutor!
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News ImageUkulele SOUP!
Bring your ukulele, play, sing and learn some songs. Join our Ukulele SOUP (Special Orange Ukulele Players)! Beginners welcome. Don't have a ukulele? Come sing along.

Saturdays
September 20, October 18, November 15 & December 20
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room

News ImageContainer Gardening
Presented by Dragonfly Shops & Gardens

Learn how to create beautiful miniature gardens and succulent gardens in planting containers. This hot trend is a fantastic gift idea and perfect for decorating your home!

Monday, September 22
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room

News ImageMonday Mysteries Book Club
Mind's Eye by Hakan Nesser

This novel introduces Chief Inspector Van Veeteren by Hakan Nesser, one of the world's bestselling crime novelists. As the inspector delves deeply into a case, the twisted root of a series of violent murders will shock even him.

Monday, September 29
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room

News ImageFall Floral Design
Presented by the Enchanted Florist - Orange

Learn how to create beautiful and unique floral designs from a professional designer. A few lucky winners will take home the floral arrangements created during the program through a drawing.

Monday, October 6
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room

News ImageConversation Club: Practice Your English
Are you learning to speak English and would like to improve? The best way to learn is to talk with others from the international community. No tests just conversation. It's free and fun!

Mondays - October 13, November 10 & December 8
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room

News ImageClub de Conversación ¡Practiquen el Inglés!
¿Estas aprendiendo hablar ingles y quieres mejorar?
La mejor manera es practicar con otros.
No hay examenes, solo conversación.
¡Es gratis y muy divertido!

Lunes - Octubre 13, Noviembre 10 & Diciembre 8
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Biblioteca Pública & Centro Histórico de Orange - Gran Salon

News ImageBooktalk!
Life isn't genre-specific, and neither is our reader's group.

Each month the group picks a title to discuss at the next Booktalk. October's discussion will be on The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd. Have another book you'd like to discuss? Come talk about it!

Mondays
October 20, November 17 & December 15
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room

News ImageTech Talk Tuesdays
Learn how to download free Library eBooks to your eReader. (Please bring your eReader fully charged.) Have other tech questions? Here's your chance to get them answered!

Tuesdays
October 21, November 18, & December 16
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center - Rotary Room

News ImageKnow Your Local Birds
Presented by Photographer Steve Kaye

Join us for an enjoyable photo tour of birds in our area. Nature photographer Steve Kaye will show his photos of birds and tell the stories behind the photos. He will also offer tips on how to take better photos!

Saturday, October 25
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room

News ImageMonday Mysteries Book Club
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

The Goldfinch is a mesmerizing, stay-up-all-night and tell-all-your-friends triumph, an old-fashioned story of loss and obsession, survival and self-invention, and the ruthless machinations of fate. Winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

Monday, October 27
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room

News ImageYour Best Birth by Starting Early
Presented by Anne Lundquist, DC, FICPA

Pregnancy chiropractor and birth educator, Dr. Anne Lundquist, shares the secrets of how to have the ideal pregnancy and birth that you want and your baby deserves. Come to this class at any point before or during pregnancy.

Saturday, November 1
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room

News ImageJob Search Intel for the Military Family
Presented by Tom Stein

Job and career search success in our new economy requires creativity, a willingness to think outside the box, and innovative approaches to meet the challenges of finding employment. Join us to learn how the military family can market themselves to employers.

Monday, November 3
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room

News ImageHealthy Through the Holidays
Join Personal Trainer and Gym Manager Travis Price as he shares exercises and activities to improve your health and enjoy the holidays by staying fit, even during all the feasts.

Saturday, November 22
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room

News ImageMonday Mysteries Book Club
The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith

Novelist Owen Quine goes missing and private detective Cormoran Strike investigates. It becomes clear that there is more to Quine's disappearance than anyone realizes. This story is J. K. Rowling's second venture with this memorable protagonist.

Monday, November 24
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room

News ImageFloral Designs for Winter - presented by The Enchanted Florist
Learn how to create beautiful flower arrangements for the holidays from a professional designer! Join us and you will be entered into a drawing to win an arrangement created during the program.

Monday, December 1
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room

News ImageMystery Movie Matinee
Join us to watch The Thin Man! In this 1934 whodunit, Nick and Nora Charles combine screwball romance with mystery. Based on the Dashiell Hammett book series.

Saturday, December 6
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room

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