Adult Programs

Register for the Adult Summer Reading Program by signing up using our online program Beanstack! Earn a chance to win one of 10 GRAND PRIZES!

Participate online through Beanstack or by filling out paper forms at the library.

Ways to earn entries into the prize drawing:

  • Register
  • Track your reading, listening or watching
  • Attend events
  • Enter scavenger hunt clue codes

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Which Ralston Business fits the clues? Solve them to earn a chance at a Grand Prize for the Summer Reading Program.

For more details and to see the clues, click HERE!

Operation Paperback

Donate new or gently used paperback books to send to our troops overseas. No romance novels, please. Don’t have any books to donate? Donate money to help cover shipping costs.

We are hosting two Packing Parties, which will be held at 2 pm on both Sunday, June 25, and Sunday, July 23. Help us during these parties by picking out a packing request slip and finding books from the donations to send to the requesting troop.

Adult Events

Lunch and Learn

Honor Flights

12-1 pm, June 21

Join us to hear from special guest Bill Williams, co-founder of Patriotic Productions. This non-profit organization honors military veterans by organizing and raising funds to fly them to Washington D.C.

Patriotic Productions also put together the traveling memorial ‘Remembering Our Fallen,’ which will be on display at the Baright Public Library from June 20 – June 30, 2017.

Global Partners in Hope

12-1 pm, July 19

Global Partners in Hope (GPiH) is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.  Led by visionaries with decades of overseas experience, it exists to meet tangible needs of people in communities across the globe, delivering real, sustainable hope. Come and learn about their projects in Asia, Africa, and North America, and how, through various partnerships, they are helping to build a better world.

Red Cross Blood Drive

10 AM – 3 PM   Saturday, June 10

Schedule an appointment to give blood at the library this Saturday by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit and enter RalstonLibrary .

Coloring Club for Adults

11AM – 1PM

Upcoming dates:  June 28 ;  July 12 & 26

Bring your lunch and we’ll provide coloring pages and utensils!

Monday Night Book Club

For June, we will be reading The Round House by Louise Erdich. Pick up a copy at the front desk, and join us for the discussion on June 26th at 6:30 pm in the meeting room.

The July selection is Plainsong by Kent Haruf, which will take place July 24.

Meetings take place the 4th Monday of each month.

Quilt Show

Wednesday, June 28 – Tuesday, July 4

Put together by the Library Foundation and Friends of the Library!

Thank you to our sponsors!

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