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adult programming



Due to Coronavirus concerns, all Library programming will be held virtually until further notice.



Overdrive 101

Enjoy the library on your device wherever you go! 
In this introduction to OverDrive, attendees will use the OverDrive and Libby Apps to learn how to do the following:
  • Download and setup the Apps
  • Search for eBooks and audiobooks
  • Borrow books, Navigate books, & Place Holds
  • Stream Movies
  • Return Items
  • Use Wish Lists and Tags
  • Borrow Kindle Books
Great for first-time users, patrons who need a refresher, or experienced users who may have questions about the App or want to learn about features they may not be using.

Register here! You will receive an invitation with a link to join the program on Thursday 8/27/2020 at 1:00 pm.



A Guide to Creating a Landscape that Supports the Environment

World Wise Wednesdays presents Michelle Campanis, UT Arboretum Education Program Coordinator, who will share information on creating a landscape that enhances and supports our environment in East Tennessee.

Register for the webinar here!

Once you register, you will receive an email about how to access the program.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Oak Ridge Public Library.



Quick and Healthy Recipes: Fresh Garden Vegetables

World Wise Wednesdays Presents: Barbara Peplies, Anderson County Health Department WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) Nutritionist and Sabrina Greene, Anderson County Health Department Public Health Education Coordinator will present a timely program on cooking with the summer’s abundance of fresh vegetables to promote a healthy lifestyle.

Did you miss the webinar? Download the recipes here! 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Oak Ridge Public Library.



DIGITAL PRIVACY AND SECURITY 101
Join us online for a webinar on Digital Privacy & Security 101, a pilot program for ORPLs Technology Classes. In this introduction to Digital Privacy and Security attendees will:

  • Understand the basic concepts of digital privacy and security.
  • Evaluate potential privacy and security risks by conducting threat modeling.
  • Learn specific tools/strategies you can implement as part of a security plan.
Did you miss the webinar? Watch it here!
Download the handouts and follow along: Digital Privacy and Security & Threat Modeling



DIY: PEST REPELLENT WITH PLANTS

World Wise Wednesdays Presents Kathy Mihalczo, owner of Erin’s Meadow Herb Farm in Clinton, who will present a program on how to use plants to make a repellent for personal use and to repel pests around the home. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Oak Ridge Public Library