For Adults

Programs, unless otherwise noted, are free and open to the public.  Schedule may change during the summer.  Registration may be required.  For the most current listing of our events, please follow us on Facebook and/or register here for our e-newsletter!

Geri-Fit Strength Training - Mondays & Wednesdays @ 8 am and 1pm

Geri-Fit classes improve strength,balance and arthritic conditions for people 60 and over.  Additional benefits include increasing flexibility, baland and mobility as well as preventing osteoporsis.  A waiver form will need to be completed.  As with any exercise, you should seek your doctor's approval beore beginning.    

Tai Chi - Tuesdays @ 8 am

Thomas Moore has 30+ years experience with Tai Chi and looks forward to meeting you.  Please wear comfortable clothes.  Space is limited and is first come first served.  A waiver form will need to be completed.  As with any exercise, you should seek your doctor's approval beore beginning.   

Morning Stretch - Thursdays @ 8 am

Paula is back with Morning Stretch on Thursday mornings. This group exercise will incorporate elements of yoga in a way that can be accommodated to any mobility level. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible as we have a limited number.

Well Read Book Club - 2nd Monday @ 6 pm

This laid back book club has a different subject to read each month, with participants choosing their own title based on the selected theme. Please joing the fun, laughter and discussion to find your next best read!

Banned Book Club- 4th Thursday @7pm

Banned Book Club meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 7pm. We read a selected book that has been banned somewhere across the country. We engage in peaceful discussion about the book. We provide a copy of each book that participants may pick up at the library up to 1 month before the next book club. Call us at 319-848-7616 to find out that our next book is!

Chatty Crafters- Tuesdays @5-7pm

Crafters are invited to bring your own crafts and socialize with other crafters. We'll provide the tea and coffee! Not currently working on a craft project? No problem! We will have colored pencils, coloring sheets, and other crafting supplies available.

Master Gardeners

We partner with the Linn County Master Gardeners to offer you a variety of gardening classes in the spring and fall!  These classes are held in the evening at 6:30 pm and the topics covered will vary based on the season.

Ely Seed Lending Library

Since 2012, the Ely Seed Lending Library has provided rookie gardeners and seasoned green thumbs with hundreds of varieties of heirloom seeds. Stop by the library today to begin borrowing and ask us about our fantastic print resource collection!