Welcome to the new landing page for adult programs (and services) at NKCPL! Please see below for info about programs and events here at the Library. Questions? Please let us know!

Library Programs & Events for Adults

Want information about upcoming events, or need handouts/printables from a previous one? Please see below!

Good Stuff: Links and Handouts from Recent NKCPL Events

Puffed quilts were fun on 11/14!
11/15/2019 - 11:30am
November potluck: Middle Eastern fare!
11/08/2019 - 8:15am
It was another yummy feast! Kristin has shared her kebab and rice recipes (thanks, Kristin!), so check out those links below. Hope you can join us on December 5 for soup and holiday treats!
July Potluck: Flavors of Asia!
07/12/2019 - 1:45pm
March Cookbook Club: A Taste of Ireland!
03/07/2019 - 6:30pm
What a great potluck! Tons of yummy stuff on the table for this one--and I will continue to post more recipe links as I get them scanned in. In the meantime, find a few of the evening's recipes linked below. Happy eating!
A Moveable Feast: Italian Food Edition
02/14/2019 - 6:30pm
This was a make-up date, rescheduled from our original 2/7 time. We were a smaller group than usual, but there was still a lot of yummy food on the table: bruschetta, tapenade, alfredo and chicken dip, cookies, breads, soup, and more. See below for a couple of links. And stay tuned for info on next month's potluck theme!
Sew Fun! Cozy Sweater Mittens
01/17/2019 - 6:30pm
What a great session! Thank you, Sheryl Godsy, for another totally fun and creative class. Check out the program slider below to see some of our mitten-sewing pics!
Sew Fun! MYO Winter Warmer
01/10/2019 - 6:30pm
Another fantastic class with Patty Ibarra! If you missed it, check out the link below for a tutorial similar to the project(s) we made tonight. Lots of ways to go with this one in terms of shape and size--and you can fill your winter warmer with rice, corn, or even flax. Cozy!
Sew Fun! Foundation Paper Piecing 101
01/08/2019 - 6:30pm
We're kicking off 2019 with a commitment to mastering some new quilting techniques! First up? Foundation paper piecing with instructor Barbara Lea. This was a great class, though if you missed it, no worries. We're offering another (duplicate) session on Tues, Jan 22. Hope you can join us! In the meantime, check out Barbara's class handouts below.

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Fun things are happening at NKCPL! Check out some pics below. :)

Isn't this just fantastic?? This is Patty F's puffed quilt pillow. Thanks, Patty Ibarra, for sharing this great technique! :)

Looks at this amazing puffed quilt by Michelle K! :) Via Patty Ibarra's 11/14 class

September's Cookbook Club Potluck: WW I-era fare!

We learned so much on July 16 from the gals at the Northland chapter of the ASG!

Thank you, Phyllis, Sandy & Bonnie, for a great class on machine applique!

More half-square triangle fun @ the design wall!

Half-square triangle fun on 7/23--look at this great design!

Look at this gorgeous Japanese cheesecake, courtesy of Kelly Gibbens! July Potluck was YUM. :)

The May 2 Potluck Group--what a fun bunch!! Such a pleasure to meet and eat with these folks each month. :)

At our May 2 Potluck: Flavors of Mexico on the table!

Checking out the bowls and other instruments at our 4/18 Sound Immersion Session. What a great event!

Amy Rice's Singing Bowls Sound Immersion Session (on 4/18) was AMAZING! Can't wait to have her back!

Look at this beauty! By Afton Salas :)

More Disappearing 9-Patch Fun at our 4/30 class!

Sew Fun! Working with the Disappearing 9-Patch Block in our Common Threads sewing studio!

Wonky Log Cabin Fun! Look at this beauty--from our 3/19 class. :)

March fun: Homeschool sewing!

Loved sharing an Italian-themed meal with our Cookbook Club group on Valentine's Day!

Look at that fantastic mitten! Love, love, love this project. :)

More mitten fun--at the cutting table

Sewing cozy mittens at our 1/17 class!

More sewing fun at our cozy winter warmers class!

We made neck warmers on 1/10! Cozy sewing is the best. :)

Folks made these beauties at our 1/8 Paper Piecing class

Getting stuff done in Paper Piecing 101! From our 1/8 class

Linzer cookies!! Courtesy of Amanda G. @ Cookbook Club's Dec. Treat Swap!

Soda can angels from a December craft night

Kelly Gibbens' amazing treat spread, from our 2018 Holiday Treat and Craft night!

Ready, set, craft! 2018 Holiday Treat and Craft Night edition