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Adult Programs

Getting to Know Medicare Presented by Jesse Grutz
Tuesday, May 14 - 4:30pm | Classroom - Lower Level


This class is for those new to Medicare, as well as those currently enrolled. We’ll cover the component parts of Medicare, discuss recent changes, and options for managing health care costs in retirement.

This program is free and open to the public. The licensed insurance professionals involved in the seminar are in no way connected to or affiliated with Medicare. The seminar will provide basic Medicare information, while not talking about any specific companies or products. This is an educational seminar. There will be no products marketed or sold.

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

Strategies for Social Security & Retirement Income With Jesse Grutz
Tuesday, May 14 - 6:00pm | Classroom - Lower Level


Learn about these important topics:

  • How are my Social Security benefits calculated and taxed?
  • How can I maximize my Social Security Income?
  • How do I calculate how much I need to retire?
  • How can I ensure myself not to run out of money?

This program is free and open to the public. The licensed insurance professionals involved in the seminar are in no way connected to or affiliated with Medicare. The seminar will provide basic Medicare information, while not talking about any specific companies or products. This is an educational seminar. There will be no products marketed or sold.

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

Adventures on the El Camino de Santiago: Travels in Spain with Jane & Tom Opps
Tuesday, May 14 - 6:00pm | Community Room


Meet Jane and Tom Opps, who have hiked the 500-mile Camino de Santiago. The couple traveled the entire length from St. Jean Pied-de-Port, France, to Santiago de Compostella, Spain. The Camino pilgrimage has been travelled by pilgrims for over 1,000 years and is said to bring great physical, mental and spiritual growth to all who travel its routes. Come and hear Jane and Tom’s story of adventure.

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

Open Lab
Wednesday, May 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.

3D Printing Design
Wednesday, May 15 - 6:00pm | The Workshop


Learn about 3D printing and watch our printer in action. Patrons may also try their hand at designing a small 3D print they will get to keep.

Open Lab
Thursday, May 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.

Make a Zoetrope
Thursday, May 16 - 6:00pm | The Workshop


Build a zoetrope and learn about how animation was accomplished hundreds of years ago.

Whimsical Bookworms
Thursday, May 16 - 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, May 17 - 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.

Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories
Saturday, May 18 (All day)


More information coming soon!

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