For Adults

During the ever-evolving COVID-19 crisis, please note we are not holding any in-person programming. Instead, keep up-to-date with our digital programs and other offerings via our newsletter and social media. If you have any questions, please call the Library at 319-624-2678. Stay safe!

Adult Programs:

DIY Nighta night of learning and creating. Each month participants learn a new skills, try new techniques, and have a great time while interacting with other adults. DIY night meets the second Tuesday of every month from 6:30 – 8:00 PM. Come try a new thing!

Cookbook Club - a group that meets to share new recipes from a selected cookbook or theme. Check the calendar for the latest date. We hope you'll join us!            Click here to join our Cookbook Club Facebook Group

Solon Area Book Club* – a group that meets to read and discuss books of their choosing. This book club meets the third Tuesday of every month. Come read the selected book and share your opinions with friends and fellow citizens of the Solon area.            Click here to join our Virtual Book Club Facebook Group

KNIT-LIT* – a knitting themed book club that meets the second Wednesday of every month from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. At each meeting participants talk about what’s on and off their needles, the book they read, and other fiber-craft related topics.  
Click here to join our Virtual KNIT-LIT Facebook Group

Adult Game Night – a play space that provides adults in the community a place to place board games as well as some friendly competition. This group meets in the meeting room the last Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM. Come join us for some Scrabble, Cribbage, Settlers of Catan, or even Lords of Waterdeep and many more tabletop games. Feel free to bring a game to play or join a game already in progress.

Meal & A Movie a social event to enjoy a meal and a movie with your neighbor. Come enjoy a catered meal and a movie at the Library! For a small fee ($8.00) you can have a delicious meal, wonderful company, and a show. Meal & A Movie happens the last Friday of every month.

Strength Training – a low impact exercise class for adults of all ages, led by Carol Tobias. During the school months, this group meets for about 45 minutes on Wednesday mornings at 9:00 AM. If you have your own hand weights and resistance bands, you are encouraged to bring them. 

Collections:

Puzzles – an ever increasing collection of puzzles to check out and take home. The Library offers a variety of puzzle sizes and designs. Choose from over 500 puzzles with many unique designs. Our collection includes puzzles for everyone. 100 pieces to 1500 pieces, 3D puzzles, and more!

Cake Pans – a collection of over 75 different size and shape cake pans in available for you to check out and use at home. Popular shapes include #1, Mickey Mouse, Christmas Trees, Hearts, and more. Perfect for those cakes you may bake once and don’t need to buy the pan.

Inter Library Loans – Interlibrary loan is a service whereby a patron of one library can borrow books, DVDs, music, etc. and/or receive photocopies of documents that are owned by another library. If we don’t have something you are looking for, talk to a librarian and we’ll see if we can get it from another library. (Available to patrons with a Solon mailing address. Other patrons may request interlibrary loans through their home library).

*Extra copies of each clubs book selection available in the library for check out.

Online Services include:

Brain Fuse – Brainfuse is the online resource provider for career services, test prep, and software tutorials for Iowa public and academic libraries and Iowa Work Centers.

Bridges – Downloadable Audio and eBooks available to all Solon residents.

Credo - Gather background information on your topic from over one thousand full-text encyclopedias and subject handbooks, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.

A to Z Database - Access maps & information on U.S. states and countries around the world as well as travel information. Please contact the library for the username and password to access these databases. 

Visit our online resources page for access to all the databases.