Adult Events

Visit our online Event Calendar to see all our upcoming adult events. Subscribe to our monthly newsletter that features upcoming library programs!

7 Reasons People Run Out of Money: How to Create a Personal Pension Plan

Join Art Miller, president of Capital Preservation Strategies, as he shares with us why the old rules of generating retirement income no longer work and how to fix it. He’ll present the current wisdom on income producing strategies that increase with inflation, whether taxable or tax-free income for life is better, and how to create a retirement plan that succeeds during weak and strong economies.

  • Tuesday, March 3 at 6:30 p.m.

Conversations with Aging Parents

Are you concerned that your aging parent or loved one is no longer safe living alone in their home? Could they benefit from a more supportive and caring environment? Unfortunately fear and anxiety can hold us back from taking the steps we know would be beneficial for those we love. For many, effectively communicating their concerns to a loved one can be quite challenging. Join us as Adele Lund, Director of Community Relations for the Laureate Group, shares her tips on having conversations with aging parents.

  • Tuesday, April 14 at 6:00 p.m.

Coloring Club

This drop-in style program is exactly as it sounds: a place to sit back, relax and color. We’ll provide the coloring pages and materials, you provide the creativity! Coloring Club takes place one Thursday each month from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The upcoming dates are:

  • Thursday, February 13 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 5 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Getting Crafty

Like to make things or looking to try something new? Join us for our Getting Crafty sessions one Monday each month at 7 p.m. We will be making something different each session. Each free session is limited to 25 participants, ages 18 and up. To register, click on the link below, call 414-302-8500, or stop by the Adult Information Desk. Registration opens 2 weeks before the event date. The upcoming dates are:

  • Monday, February 24 at 7 p.m.: Stamped Clay Bowls (Register here starting February 10)
  • Monday, March 24 at 7 p.m.: Book Weights (Register here starting March 9)

Books & Coffee

A casual, Saturday morning book club for adults. Join us once a month at 10 a.m. in the Conference Room for a cup of coffee and a book discussion. To receive updates and reminders, call 414-302-8500 and ask to join our Books & Coffee email list. The upcoming dates are:

  • Saturday, February 15 at 10 a.m.: "Then She Was Gone" by Lisa Jewell
  • Saturday, March 21 at 10 a.m.: "The Book of Things" by John Connolly

Leisure Learners at the West Allis Public Library

The West Allis Public Library Leisure Learners Programs are for adults who enjoy viewing films and slideshows relating to travel, history and other subjects of general interest. Programs are held the second and fourth Monday of each month in the Constitution Room of the West Allis Public Library. Presentations begin at 10 a.m. and last approximately one hour. To see what programs are scheduled, check out the library calendar or call the Information Desk at 414-302-8500.