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Programs for Adults
Clubs and Regular Programs
Forever Young Book Club (1st Tuesdays at 5:00 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!
Join Brittney and Joshua as they chat about their favorite Fantasy and Sci-Fi reads, play games (or debate about movie scenes), and recommend books to patrons!
Coos Bay Public Library, in partnership with yoga instructor, Kelli Bosak, will co-host Community Yoga on every second Wednesday of the month. This FREE virtual event will be held on Zoom! (Registrants will need to complete a new student & liability form.)
Unlimited Book Club (2nd Thursdays at 6:00 on Zoom)
The Unlimited Book Club is a joint venture of Coos History Museum, Coos Bay Public Library, and North Bend Public Library, formed to encourage awareness and foster community discussions on equity, diversity, and inclusion through reading and thoughtful conversation.
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.
Community Cooking With The Co-Op: Starring Jamar (Last Thursdays at 5:30 on Zoom)
Coos Bay Library has teamed up with Coos Head Food Co-op's Outreach Coordinator, Jamar, to provide safe, easy, and healthy recipes to create at home. Join us virtually on Zoom for this fun community event!
Calling all crafty teens and adults! Have an appetite to get creative? Pick up a free monthly Craft Takeout kit in the library's lobby, then join us on Facebook Live to craft along with the librarians. Can't make it to the Facebook Live event? Don't worry! The Facebook stream will be available to view afterwards. How-to instructions and everything needed to create the monthly project will be included in each Craft Takeout kit.
Sweet and Scandalous Book Club (3rd Tuesday)
Sweet and Scandalous is a romance book club. Together we will read and discuss all things romance! Our mission is to experience love in all its forms, spicy and sweet, and from diverse perspectives.
ASL Practice Place (Every 3rd Thursday at 12:00 pm)
This program is for those who wish to practice their American Sign Language (ASL) conversational skills and help other learners in a friendly setting. Attendees will have the opportunity to sign in ASL as a group for one hour in a casual, informal environment. This is NOT a class, but we will provide ideas for conversational topics. Co-hosted with American Sign Language instructor, Kandy Bergquist. Beginners are welcome, let’s sign!
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.