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Adult Programs

Memory Screening Joy Schmidt & Amy Elske from Dane County Aging and Disability Resource Center are our screeners.
Thursday, November 15 - 10:00am | Room C


  Joy Schmidt & Amy Elske from Dane County Aging and Disability Resource Center are our screeners.

Registration is required please call (608)846-5482 or stop in to register.

A memory screen is a wellness tool that helps identify possible changes in memory.

It creates a baseline so future changes can be monitored. Specialists from the Dane County Aging and Disability Resource Center will provide free 10-minute memory screenings. You can also get information about memory, memory clinics, brain health and local resources.

Open Lab
Thursday, November 15 - 3:30pm | The Workshop


Anyone is welcome to come into the Workshop to explore and see what it has to offer. Try your hand at sphero, osmo, snap circuits, and 3D printing, or many other options to nurture your inner scientist. There will be a librarian on hand to answer your questions and to help get you started.

Build a Mini Catapult
Thursday, November 15 - 6:00pm | The Workshop


Let's get high tech ancient Greek style.

Join us to learn about and build a mini catapult. Then once you finish building it test your contraption out on our target range.

Whimsical Bookworms
Thursday, November 15 - 6:30pm | Room C


whimsical bookworms

3rd Thursday of the Month
DeForest Area Public Library
6:30 p.m. in Conference Room C

If you'd like to read a variety of books, including non-fiction, historical fiction, and contemporary authors, join us. This evening book discussion group welcomes new members.                                       

Open Lab
Friday, November 16 - 3:30pm | The Workshop


Anyone is welcome to come into the Workshop to explore and see what it has to offer. Try your hand at sphero, osmo, snap circuits, and 3D printing, or many other options to nurture your inner scientist. There will be a librarian on hand to answer your questions and to help get you started.

3D Printing Design
Saturday, November 17 - 12:00pm | The Workshop


Design an object with this free entry level 3D design website. Then once you have finished your design we will 3D print it for you to take home and admire.

Because 3D printing is slow most prints will have to be picked up at a later date.

Monday Matinee Monday Matinee
Monday, November 19 - 1:00pm | Community Room


Monday Matinee Movies for Grown Ups

Our Saturday movies are great for kids and families. Now we're pleased to offer a free showing of a movie that is of interest to grown-ups on the first Monday of the month. Check out our Monday Matinee page for more information.

DAPL Photo Group
Monday, November 19 - 6:00pm | Community Room


camera lens

Join fellow photographers for this interest group at the DeForest Area Public Library!

We have members with all skill levels. New members are always welcome!

QiGong Classes - Registration Required With Nancy Osley, Instructor
Tuesday, November 20 - 9:30am | Community Room


Qigong is a moving meditation that is simple, easy to learn, and can be done by everyone, at any age and fitness level.

Just mirror the movements of the instructor and reduce tension, improve breathing, and increase flexibility.

Open to ages 16 & up. Participants need to register and sign a waiver (waivers are available at the front desk and will be available at the first class).

Please Note: November 6 we will meet in the Classroom - Lower Level

If you have a disability and require accommodation in order to fully participate, please contact library staff.

Registration: Classes have begun! If you would still like to join ask at the circulation desk, or give us a call at 846-5482 for more information.

Quilting Techniques, Tips & Tricks: Paper Piecing
Tuesday, November 20 - 6:00pm | Classroom - Lower Level


What is paper piecing? Join us for a discussion and demonstration, presented by our panel of experienced quilters.

Panel of Quilters:

  • Karen Dixon
  • Evelyn Larrison
  • Carol Potter
  • Sharon Saeger
  • Louise Valdovinos

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