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Adult Programs

2019 Winter Reading Program: Reading is the Cat's Meow - Registration Required
Monday, December 17 (All day) to Friday, March 1 (All day)



Registration is open:

Please only enter reading level appropriate books that you read during this program.

Dragon Dollars can be spent in the Prize Store or donated to either the DeForest Area Public Library Endowment Fund, the Dane County Humane Society, or the DeForest Area Needs Network. For more information about each of these organizations click their name to visit their website.

Non-redeemed Dragon Dollars (meaning they are on your online account as still owed to you) can be donated to any of the three organizations by sending an email to jsvetlik@deforestlibrary.org before end of day Sunday, March 3, 2019. Please include the amount you are donating to the specific organization(s). Redeemed Dragon Dollars must be donated in person.

All Dragon Dollars earned this reading program will expire at the end of the day Sunday, March 3, 2019.

Open Lab
Thursday, February 21 - 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.

Tear Jerker Thursday - Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
Thursday, February 21 - 3:30pm | Community Room


Three pets escape from a California ranch and embark on a dangerous quest to find their owners.

Rated: G - Runtime: 1 hr 25 mins
© Walt Disney Pictures

Tear Jerker Thursday - The Three Lives of Thomasina
Thursday, February 21 - 5:30pm | Community Room


A love story between a veterinarian and a charmer who saves his daughter's cat in early 1900's Scotland.

Rated: PG - Runtime: 1 hr 27 mins
© Walt Disney Pictures

Cat Castles
Thursday, February 21 - 6:00pm | The Workshop


Build you cat the cardboard house he/she deserves be it a castle, boat, food truck, or anything else your imagination can come up with.

Whimsical Bookworms
Thursday, February 21 - 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.                                       

Funny Film Friday - Nine Lives
Friday, February 22 - 12:30pm | Community Room


A billionaire treats people badly, but he really wants to give his daughter the best birthday gift. An accident puts him in a coma and traps him inside the body of Mister Fuzzypants, his daughter's birthday present.

Rated: PG - Runtime: 1 hr 27 mins
© Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.

Cover art from LINKcat

Funny Film Friday - The Cat in the Hat
Friday, February 22 - 2:00pm | Community Room


It is raining outside, and there is nothing to do. Until a cat with a hat walks in the front door. He introduces them to their imagination.

Rated: PG - Runtime: 1 hr 25 mins
© Universal Pictures

Open Lab
Friday, February 22 - 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.

Funny Film Friday - That Darn Cat
Friday, February 22 - 3:30pm | Community Room


When her faithful tomcat brings home an important clue to a mysterious kidnapping, 16-year-old finds her ho-hum hometown suddenly turned into a hotbed of criminal excitement.

Rated: PG - Runtime: 1 hr 29 mins
© Walt Disney Pictures

Mega LEGO® Event!
Saturday, February 23 - 12:00pm | The Workshop


All the library's LEGO® bricks at your beck and call to build to your heart's content. If that wasn't enough we will also be showing a LEGO® themed movie to energize your building skills.

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

LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this site.

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