Winter Events & Programs for Adults
Unwind @ Your Library
Enjoy fun activities, but short on time? Come check out our DIY Boxes for quick and easy projects! We have art, brain games, a duct tape box, and a loom kit. All materials are provided, all you need to bring is your creativity! Come relax, bring your friends, and have a fun time. For all ages.
Sit and Be Fit
Tuesdays December 6 – February 28, 10:30-11:30am
This full-body workout is designed to be done from both a seated chair and a standing position. This class will emphasize exercises to improve flexibility, muscle and bone strength, circulation, and balance. It’s fun and easy and suitable for all fitness abilities.
American Sign Language
Tuesdays & Thursdays
December 1 – February 28, 6:00-8:00pm
Sign language class is back! Do you want to learn how to communicate with a friend or loved one? Well, we have the perfect class for you! Come learn beginning sign language for free at the Hopewell Library. Classes will be taught by Mr. Darrell Avery, a graduate of Gallaudet University in Deaf Education.
Prince George Library
Yoga for Beginners
Thursdays December 1 – February 23, 12:00-1:00pm
Receive the abundant benefits of yoga. This gentle class offers flowing movements at a gentle pace with attention to breathing and postures. You will see improvement in muscle strength, circulation, flexibility, and balance. It is suitable to all fitness levels. Please bring a yoga mat to class.
Poetry, Prose & Pizza
January 26, 6:00pm
Come share your original poetry or prose, or a selection from another writer. Or just come to enjoy a slice of Luca Italian pizza and a drink while you listen to other poetry and writers. Nathan Richardson, emcee, maintains a family-friendly and supportive atmosphere for all ages. Nathan is a published poet and speaker from Virginia’s Tidewater area. This event is sponsored by the Hopewell/Prince George Friends of the Library and Luca Italian Restaurant.
The following talks will address concerns, questions, and answers that will be helpful to anyone whose life is being affected by Alzheimer’s or dementia.
Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior
February 16, 5:30-6:30pm
Get Your Tech On With Our Librarians
January 23, 4:00-7:00pm
Did you get new electronic devices over the holidays? You may need help getting used to a new smart phone or tablet, and the ARLS librarians are here to hep! Bring your new device to the Dinwiddie Library and find out about apps to make your life easier. Interested in a tablet or eReader? We plan to have a “petting zoo” with devices so you can try different ones to find out which tablet or phone would work best for you!