Coos Bay Public Library is offering limited services, including computer appointments, limited browsing, curbside pickup, and mailing library materials. For more details, please give us a call at 541-269-1101 or send us an email at [email protected]. We are accepting telephone calls Monday through Saturday from 11:00am to 5:00pm. Virtual programs and digital services, including Library2Go, hoopla, and TumbleBooks, continue to be available. Please check our website at http://coosbaylibrary.org for up-to-date information.
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Programs for Adults
Clubs and Regular Programs
Forever Young Book Club (1st Tuesdays at 5 p.m. on Zoom)
Forever Young is an 18+ book group for adults who read teen fiction. The group meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. FY alternates reading a single book as a group and having more open discussions of many books around a particular theme. Contact the library for the Zoom code. Newcomers are always welcome!
Swords & Starships Book Club (2nd Wednesdays at 5:00 on Facebook Live)
Join the Coos Bay Public Library’s genre book club, Swords & Starships, with other fans of Science Fiction and Fantasy to partake in rousing conversation with some good company. See what we're reading on the library's calendar or on our Facebook Events page.
This program is for those who wish to practice their Spanish conversational skills and help other learners in a friendly setting. Attendees will have the opportunity to converse in Spanish as a group for one hour in a casual, informal environment. This is NOT a class but we will provide ideas for conversational topics. Beginners are welcome. ¡Vamos a hablar! Program is FREE and open to everyone.
Armchair Adventures (Virtual - Second Tuesdays at 2 p.m.)
Want to tour a Canadian farm, or check out a British museum? Join us to explore different parts of the world by the clicking on the link we provide every month on our website and Facebook page.
TV Tuesdays (Last Tuesday of every month at 5:00 Facebook Live)
The last Tuesday of every month we will gather online to discuss different tv shows, from wild reality shows, groundbreaking comedies, thrilling dramas, to whatever tv treasure people want to talk about. The library will host a Facebook Live event where people can watch and join in on the discussion. We'll talk theories, themes, what you loved, hated, and everything in between.
Cancelled Until Further Notice
Film Noir (Cancelled Until Further Notice)
Revisit the mean streets of the '40s and '50s! Join us for a Sunday afternoon screening of films featuring hard-bolied detectives, cynical crooks, femme fatales and gritty urban settings.
Foreign Film Friday (Cancelled Until Further Notice)
Join friends and neighbors for sub-titled foreign films on the second Friday of each month. Some of these films have not been rated and are suitable for a mature audience.
Tabletop Board Game Night (Cancelled Until Further Notice)
Join fellow gamers for a night of board game fun. Bring your favorite or use one of the library's games. This program is for ages 15 and up.
Technology at CBPL
Check out our monthly BookBox subscription program, or go for the quick and easy anytime Library Bundle for some new and fun items! Librarians help you find new stuff based on your responses; the difference between the two programs depends on how often you'd like to receive items, and the type of items you'd like to receive.
For additional info and resources for readers, please visit our What Do I Read Next? page.