The Adult Services Department provides fiction books, reader's advisory, audio books, movies, and programs for adults.

Upcoming Adult Programs

Ya Ya Yarners – June 5 & 26. Monday at 5:00 pm.

Members share crochet and knitting talents as well as work on community service projects. This year our group will provide hats and scarves to local charities and will provide shawls to local nursing home residents. Need to brush up on your skills? Want to share your talents with other crafters? Join us for a fun-packed evening of stitching and conversation. For more information, email us at

Shelby County Camera Club – Thursday, June 1 at 6 pm. 

The Shelby County Camera Club now meets at the Albert L. Scott Library on the first Thursday of each month. The club welcomes those with all levels of photography experience and interest. 

World Wide Knit in Public Day – Saturday, June 10 at 10 am – 3 pm

Bring a chair, your yarn & hooks or needles. Fellowship with yarn enthusiasts. There will be a yarn swap and door prizes. Brain Freezer Ice Cream Truck (from 1-2) will have cold snacks for purchase. And Jimmie John’s lunch will be ordered at 11 am (cash or Venmo only). For more information email Register here.

Collage Artist Michael Albert - Sunday, June 11 at 2pm

Collage artist Michael Albert presents his art form & mediums followed by interactive sessions. This program is presented for adults and teens. Children age 11 and up are welcome. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  Register here.

ABC & Ds of Medicare – Monday, June 12 at 1 pm

Karen Haiflich of the Medicare Information Source will help you navigate through the process of Medicare. Learn about filing, benefits, and any other questions you might have. Register here.

Friends of the Library Fundraising Meeting – Monday, June 12 at 6 pm

Library Book Group – Thursday, June 15 at 6:30 pm. 

Join us to discuss Tobacco Wives by Adele Myers. In 1947 North Carolina, seamstress Maddie Sykes, a dressmaker for Bright Leaf’s most influential women—the wives of powerful tobacco executives, uncovers dangerous truths about this lucrative industry in a place where everyone depends on Big Tobacco to survive. Register here.

Sundaes on Sunday - Sunday, June 25 at 2-3pm

Families welcome to stop by for an ice cream sundae. Register here.

Where in the World : Geography Bee- Thursday, June 29 at 6pm

Come test your team's geographical knowledge while chasing criminal mastermind Carmen Sandiego! International snacks provided. For ages 11 and up. Families welcome. Register here. 

Books & Brew Book Club at Siluria Brewing Co.- Thurs, June 29- 6:30pm

Join us at Siluria Brewing Company as the Albert L. Scott Librar y co-hosts a discussion of Colleen Cambridge's Murder at Mallowan Hall.  "This is a marvelous what-if scenario, with vibrant characters and wonderful details that bring you right into the 1930s English countryside. The author leaves breadcrumbs and red herrings throughout the story that keep you guessing until the very end." - San Francisco Book Review. Register here.

Michael Albert