Adult Programs

On the second Wednesday of the month, each library will host a variety of activities including fascinating speakers and crafts. The events will be in the Jackson Library at 12 PM, the Lakefield Library at 2 PM, and the Heron Lake Library at 5:30 PM.

Monthly Movie Days in Lakefield are on the third Friday of the month., with the movie starting at 2:15 PM. To find out what movie is showing, check out our event calendar or the Lakefield Library at (507)662-5782 for more information.

Program Descriptions

May 8: Mountain Climber Jen Loeb

Join us at the Jackson County Library System to hear about the adventures of Jen Loeb, the first and only woman in Iowa to climb the highest peak on every continent. Jen will also have some of her spectacular photography prints and a photo memoir book available for purchase.

This free monthly adult program will be held on Wednesday, May 8th at 12:00 noon at the Jackson Library, 2:00 p.m. at the Lakefield Library, and 5:30 p.m. at the Heron Lake Library.

April 10: Fraud Prevention

Join us at the Jackson County Library System to hear Fraud Analyst, Stacie Wolter, from Bank Midwest as she teaches how to protect yourself from the current fraud trends. From investment scams to phishing emails, calls and texts – you will learn the best ways to keep yourself protected.

This free monthly adult program will be held on Wednesday, April 10th at 12:00 noon at the Jackson Library, 2:00 p.m. at the Lakefield Library, and 5:30 p.m. at the Heron Lake Library.

Registration is not needed for this program.

March 13: Find-a-Grave

Join us at the Jackson County Library System to learn about the “Find-a-Grave” website with Bonnie Caldwell. Bonnie will demonstrate how to utilize this intriguing website for your own and others' genealogical and historical research as well as share her stories from over the years.

This free monthly adult program will be held on Wednesday, March 13th at 12:00 noon at the Jackson Library, 2:00 p.m. at the Lakefield Library, and 5:30 p.m. at the Heron Lake Library.

Registration is not needed for this program. Please call or stop in to your local library for more information. Program plans are subject to change.

March 7: Alzheimer's Disease

Attend one of these free programs to learn how we can recognize, prepare and manage Alzheimer’s Disease. Joseph Gaugler, PhD is presenting “Alzheimer’s Disease: What it is, and What Can Be Done” on Thursday, March 7, 2024. He is presenting at the Lakefield Multi-Purpose Center at 10:00 AM and the Jackson Library at 1:00 PM. The presentations are the same and completely free to attend. Register Here: https://bit.ly/adjg1pm
Dr. Gaugler is the Robert L. Kane Endowed Chair in Long-Term Care and Aging and a Professor at the University of Minnesota. His work focuses on the best way to support families and professionals who care for persons with memory loss. He aims to improve the health and well-being of carers through innovative programs and technologies.

February 14: Bookmark Craft

Join us at the Jackson County Library System for a fun crafting session where we will be repurposing old books into bookmarks.

This free monthly adult program will be held on Wednesday, February 14th at 12:00 noon at the Jackson Library, 2:00 p.m. at the Lakefield Library, and 5:30 p.m. at the Heron Lake Library.

Registration is not required for this program. Please call or stop in to your local library for more information. Program plans are subject to change.

January 10: Bingo

Join us at the Jackson County Library System for Bingo with prizes!

This free monthly adult program will be held on Wednesday, January 10 at 12:00 noon at the Jackson Library, 2:00 p.m. at the Lakefield Library, and 5:30 p.m. at the Heron Lake Library.

Registration is requested for this program. Please call or stop in to your local library for more information.

Spring 2021 Program Videos

The Jackson County Library System is collaborated with the University of Minnesota Extension Center for Family Development to bring these virtual programs right to you! You can view them here on the website, on all three library Facebook pages, or you can check out a DVD of the presentations at each library.

Scroll through to find the presentation you want to watch or just watch them all!

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Thank you!

We say "Thank You" to the University of Minnesota Extension Center for Family Development staff for collaborating with us to bring these virtual programs to all of you.