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Upcoming Programs for Adults:

Procuring Presenters
Do you have a topic you're passionate about or a craft to teach? We are always looking to bring interesting and informative programs to the Columbiana Library. Please consider sharing your knowledge and skills with our community! Ask for Katie at Reference to schedule a program, presentation, or workshop.

Looking for Loot
What kind of displays would you like to see in our glass case? Please consider sharing your heirloom dishes, glassware, collectible figurines, art, classic toys, paper goods, local interest items, or other eclectic collection with the library! Ask for Katie at Reference to book a month (or two!) to display your treasures with the community.

Christmas Craft
Wednesday, December 12, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Don't be intimidated by Pinterest worthy crafts! Local artisan Jessaca Brickley will lead the group in creating a Christmas tree craft. This class is for adults ages 18 and up, and space will be limited. Please register as soon as possible to reserve your spot. You will need to bring your own hot glue gun with glue sticks and a pair of sharp scissors; all other supplies will be provided.

Registration required.

Resume Building Seminar
Friday, January 18, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Walter Kukla of Eden Resources will host a free seminar on resume building. The first half of the program will cover the basics of resume writing, offer an employer perspective, and give advice on how to stand out in a sea of resumes. The second half of the program will provide personal review of resumes and help creating clear, concise verbiage. Eden Resources employees will be present to provide hands on resume help. This free program is open to all ages.

Registration requested.

Medicare Education Event
Friday, January 25, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Renee Grant, an independent health care resource representative, will provide a free and informative program about Medicare options. Topics covered will include original Medicare vs other options, understanding the difference in Parts A, B, C, D coverage, cost, deadlines, and more. This free program is open to all ages.

Registration is requested.

Free Movies at the Library
2nd Wednesday of the month, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

December 12: "Holiday Inn" starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire, 1942, 100 min.
January 8: "The Shop Around the Corner" starring James Stewart and Margaret Sullivan, 1940, 99 min.
Free refreshments sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Book Club on the Run!

Too busy for book club? No problem! Check out the display behind the Reference Desk each month for a recommended read.

Free Blood Pressure Check
Last Wednesday of each month, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Have your blood pressure, heart rate, and oxygen saturation level read each month at the library. The Salem Area Visiting Nurses provides this service for free. No appointment is necessary, just stop by the adult department.

New Materials for Adults:

New Fiction Books


Clockmaker's Daughter

Desperate Measures

Easy Death

Every Breath

Marilla of Green Gables

Next Person You Meet in Heaven

The Reckoning

Shell Game



Winter in Paradise

New Non-Fiction Books

Almost Everything 

Brief Answers  


Cook Like a Pro  

Corner to Corner Crochet 

Cozy Minimalist Home  

In the Hurricane's Eye  

In the Locker Room  

The Library Book 

Mastering Meal Prep  

Pie Squared 

Veranda Escapes  

New Audio Books

Alaskan Holiday 

Darkest Desires  

Dead Man Running  

Depth of Winter  

Every Time You Go Away 


Field of Bones  

Killing the SS  


Lethal White  

Holy Ghost  

A Spark of Light