Adult Programs

The Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library offers a variety of free programs for adults every month. To find out more about our programs, be sure to bookmark this page or call the Reference Desk at (626) 307-1368.

Open Mic Karaoke

Thursday, December 7 & 14 at 12:30 p.m. in the Friends Room
Join fellow singers on Wednesday, November 15th and 29th at 12:30 p.m. in the Friends Room at Open Mic Karaoke! Singers will be first-come, first-served.

Mindful Coloring

Monday, December 11, 18 at 1 p.m. in the Friends Room
Take a break from the stresses of the day and join us for a relaxing afternoon of coloring and socializing. Coloring pages and colored pencils will be provided, or you can bring your own coloring books and supplies to use.

Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia

Saturday, December 9 at 10:30 a.m. in the Friends Room
Learn about the detection, causes, risk factors, stages, and treatment of Alzheimer's Disease with Alzheimer's Association- California Southland Chapter. For more information, call Adult Reference. This program will be conducted in English.

Crafternoon Tea

Saturday, December 9 at 2 p.m. in the Friends Room
Join other crafters to share ideas, compare projects, or simply chat while you work! Bring your own supplies or use provided supplies to craft away. 

Winter Traditions Around the World

Friday, December 15 at 1:30 p.m. in the Friends Room
Join us for a heartwarming journey as we explore the unique customs and festivities that brighten up the season. Discover the beauty of the holidays through crafts and be transported to far-off lands without leaving the library.

Get Fit While You Sit

Join staff as we practice poses to learn how to maintain flexibility, improve posture and boost memory, concentration and focus with simple brain exercises. Staff will conduct these sessions in English. To register, call Adult Services.

December 8
Langley Senior Center
400 W Emerson Ave
Monterey Park, CA 91754

Can't make it in person? Watch our Get Fit While You Sit videos on YouTube!

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Afternoon Matinee

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Wednesday, December 20 at 1 p.m. in the Friends Room
Bored with the same old scare-and-scream routine, Pumpkin King Jack Skellington longs to spread the joy of Christmas. But his merry mission puts Santa in jeopardy and creates a nightmare for good little boys and girls everywhere. This movie is rated PG and runs 76 minutes.

Documentary Discovery

Becoming Santa

Tuesday, December 12 at 1 p.m. in the Friends Room
The story of one man entering the culture and character of Santa Claus for a single season. He tries to do everything that Santa is asked to do. Along the way he learns the history and origin of Santa and the ordinary people keeping the spirit alive. This movie is rated not rated and runs 92 minutes.