Adults

Previous Programs

Click HERE to see recordings of previous library programs, including Ron Larson's Cemetery Walking Tours, Project Home's Fall Maintenance, and more.

Special Programs

 

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We are offering a cybersecurity class two different days!  The first is Friday, December 8th from 2-3 PM.  The second is Saturday, December 9th from 4-5 PM.  Both will take place in the Library Community Room.  All who attend will receive some new library swag, as well as be entered into prize drawings for tech goodies.  Registration is recommended at mcfarlandlibrary.org.

Technology Workshop: Cybersecurity

Friday, December 8th, 2-3 PM and Saturday, December 9th, 4-5 PM (same workshop both days)

We'll discuss: Strong passwords, secure websites, and recognizing online fraud & scams.  Everyone who attends will leave with some new library swag and be entered to win some awesome prizes, ranging from gift cards to a grand prize of security goodies!

Click here for more information.

 

 

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Family Card Game day will be held Saturday, December 12th, from 10 AM to 2 PM.  Come for it all or drop in when you can.  Decks of cards and card games will be provided, but feel free to bring your own

Family Card Game Day

Saturday, December 9th, 10-2 PM

We'll provide decks of cards as well as card games.  You are welcome to bring your own, too!  Stay the whole time, or drop in when it works for you.  See you then!

 

 

 

 

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Friday, January 5 is Mobile Device Basics for Android.  Saturday, January 6 is Mobile Device Basics for iOS.  Both workshops are 2-3 PM.  Registration is required at mcfarlandlibrary.org.  Everyone present will take home new library sway and a chance to win some great door prizes.

Technology Workshops: Mobile Device Basics

Android: Friday, January 5th, 2-3 PM
iOS/Apple: Saturday, January 6th, 2-3 PM

We'll discuss: Navigating your device, common apps, helpful accessibility & privacy settings, and tips & tricks for safety and security with your device.  Space is limited, and registration is required.  Everyone who attends will leave with new library swag and be entered to win some awesome prizes, ranging from gift cards to each workshop's grand prize.  *MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN*

Click here for more information.

 

Monthly Programs

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Mystery Book Club meets the first Wednesday of every month at 6:30 PM in the Library Community Room.  New Sleuths are always welcome

Mystery Book Club

1st Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM in the Library Community Room

December's Book: Nine Lives by Peter Swanson

For general book club support, go here

 

 

 

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Afternoon Book Club

2nd Wednesday of each month at 2 PM in the Library Community Room

December's Book: Buster by Caleb Zane Huett

For general book club support, go here

 

 

 

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Craft Club

3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM in the Library Community Room

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A person is holding playing cards in their hand for a game of Bridge

Bridge Club

1st & 3rd Thursday of each month at 1 PM in the Library Community Room

 

 

 

 

 

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Family Game Days are typically the 2nd Saturday of every other month.  The slide is pink with a chess board, playing cards, dice, and board game path running across the background.

Family Game Days

Family Board Games are typically the 2nd Saturday of June, October, and February.  Family Card Games are typically the 2nd Saturday of August, December, and April.  The fun is 10 AM to 2 PM in the Library Community Room.

Other Events & Programs

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E.D. Locke Library Calendar

For the most current list of library programs

 

 

 

 

 

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The McFarland Bird Festival supports birds and bird-watching in the village of McFarland.

McFarland Bird Festival

Occurs annually on the second Saturday in May

 

 

 

 

 

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A group of people are clinking wine glasses as they sit down to a meal

Farm to Table Dinner

September 21, 2023

 

 

 

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The image for the McFarland Community Festival shows interlocking semi-circles on the edge of a circle.  Each semi circle is a different shade of the spectrum.

McFarland Community Festival

September 21-24, 2023

 

Adult Summer Reading Program

Offered Services

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Book-A-Librarian

Make one-on-one appointments for basic technology and computer help, getting started with Libby, and more.

 

 

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Exam Proctoring

 

 

 

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Research, Information, & Database Assistance

Want help with Hoopla?  Looking for a new recipe to try?  We can help you navigate our many online resources.

 

 

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Job Search Resources & Support

 

 

 

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Reading Suggestions, Book Videos, & Book Bundles

 

 

 

Many of these services can be offered virtually. Call 608-838-9030 to inquire about an appointment. Don't see what you're looking for? Check our general Library Services page, or give us a call!