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Free Programs for Adults

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
March 28, May 23 & June 27
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room

News ImageMonday Mysteries Book Club & Meet a Mystery Writer!
Read The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins and come talk about it! The Moonstone is an 1868 mystery that draws readers into a compelling tale with twists and turns. It is considered the first detective novel in the English language.

In addition, award-winning mystery writer Timothy Williams will be making a special appearance to join the discussion. Attendees are also encouraged to read any book by TIm and take part in discussing his books with him.

Monday, March 30
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room

News ImageTai-Chi/Yoga Class
Presented by Master David M. Clawson of Pa-Kua

Interested in trying tai-chi or yoga? Here's your chance to experience both! All levels of experience are welcome.

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

News ImageCrochet Class (Age 18+)
Learn how to create different types of stitches from teacher Carol Calderwood. All levels of experience are welcome. Materials will be provided or you can bring your own. Registration is required.

Monday, April 6
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room

News ImageMurder by the Book
Sponsored by the Orange Public Library Foundation

Join us for an exciting live theatrical reading (approx. 45 minutes in length) created by the Chance Theater about famous murder mystery writer Agatha Christie's life and writings. Appropriate for adults and youths age 13 and above.

Wednesday, April 8
7:00 - 8:00 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 - April 13, May 11 & June 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 - Abril 13, Mayo 11 & Junio 8
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Biblioteca Pública & Centro Histórico de Orange - Gran Salon

News ImageLovely Looks
Presented by Leslie Buckley

Stuck in a makeup rut? Come to this demonstration to learn how to create new looks for different occasions and skin types.

Saturday, April 18
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room

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. April's discussion will be on Room by Emma Donoghue. Have another book you'd like to discuss? Come talk about it!

Mondays
April 20, May 18 & June 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, eMagazines, and eAudiobooks to your electronic device. Have other tech questions? Here's your chance to get them answered - for free!

Tuesdays
April 21, May 19 & June 16
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center - Rotary Room

News ImageMonday Mysteries Book Club
Nowhere to Turn by Lynette Eason

Bestselling author Lynette Eason propels readers along at a breakneck pace in a story about a mother on the run with her 11-year-old son.

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

News ImageAutism: From Surviving to Thriving
Merritt Phillips, local author and advocate for young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder, will talk about using hope, humor and love to raise your special child.

Monday, May 4
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room

News ImageTaking Better Vacation Photos
Presented by Jon C. Haverstick

Get help with improving the look of your vacation photos, the best souvenirs of your trip.

Saturday, May 16
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room

News ImageWater Conservation: California Friendly Landscaping
Discover water conservation and landscaping tips, and learn how to save money with City of Orange rebate opportunities.

Wednesday, May 20
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room

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