Adult Programs

DID YOU KNOW...

The Cochrane Public Library offers speakers and presenters on just about any topic imaginable? You can learn new ways of expanding your mind on so many levels... we've got it all right here!

If the program you desire is currently full, please fill out our waiting list form. If spots open up we will contact you and your name will be first in line for the next semester's class. 


Beyond Words Book Sale

Come and support the Cochrane Public Library during our annual Book sale run by the Friends of the Cochrane Public Library!

June 12-18 during regular hours


Writer's Group (16+)

**The Writer's Group is taking a break for the summer months, but be sure to join in Fall 2017!** 

As an informal and welcoming writing group, our purpose is to offer a supportive environment for writers of all levels of skill development and genre interest. Each meeting offers participants ongoing opportunities to share their work, engage in group based writing activities and receive(only if requested) constructive feedback.  Please consider joining our community group of aspiring and enthusiastic writers. 

We meet the 2nd Thursday of each month 6:00pm - 8:00pm 
&
the 4th Sunday of each month 1:00pm - 3:00pm


Check back in August for Fall dates!



Senior Tech Tuesdays(55+)

Learn about today's latest tech and social media channels! classes cover computers, internet basics, Facebook, pinterest and Microsoft products.

Apr 4 to May 23, 9:15 to 10- Click here to register

Jun 6 to Jul11, Tuesday @9:15 to 10:00am- Click here to register



Cochrane Reads Book Club

Join us on every first Thursday of the month at 6:30 to 8:00, as we discuss the book of the month. 

        June 1- The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
        July 6-  Women of the Silk by Gail Tsukiyama
        August 3- Everything I Never Told you by Celeste Ng
        September 7- The Husband's Secret by Liana Moriarty
        October 5 - Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
        November 2 - Planning reading list for coming year 
        December 7 - The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman

                                 Click here to register



Elaine Phillips Lecture Series

Join Elaine Phillips, history and literature instructor, for a special summer lecture: 
" L is for..."

Aug 1, Tuesday @6:30 to 8:00pm

No Registration Required, we will see you there!




Beginner Genealogy


Interested in Genealogy? Start with the basics; learn how to organize and research the right way!

Tuesdays, Apr 25 to May 30 from 6 to 7:30

Click here to register



Genealogy Club

We're planning a Genealogy Club in the Fall! We will meet once a month and bring speakers in to present on specific topics. Stay Tuned for more information!


Genealogy Conference

We are partnering with the Cochrane Family History center to host a Genealogy Conference in September. Please watch this space for more information


B.Y.O.D (Bring Your Own Device)

Want to learn how to use Cochrane Public Library online resources? Need a refresher on using your ipad/tablet? Come to these sessions to learn how to download an e-book, movie and even audio nooks from our online collection! Please note: any technical issues with your device will not be addressed during the session but may be discussed afterwards.

Thursdays, 6:30 to 7:30

Session B: Apr 27 to Jun 1-Click here to register

Session C: Jun 8 to Jul 13- Click here to register


Quick Tech Time with Cassie

Want to talk to someone about your tech problems with your tablet, laptop or software? Book 30 minutes with Casse and she will help!

Please email info@cochranepubliclibrary.ca with "ATTN Tech Time" as the subject and include your name, phone number  and a brief description of the tech problem that you want help with.

We will reply confirming your appointment time. Available only if confirmed

May 19 to Jun 30 Friday @4:00 to 5:00, by appointment only




Pretty Eagle Woman Workshop

Teresa Snow, certified Life Skills coach, joins us to discuss Stoney Nakoda traditional knowledge including the Medicine Wheel in addition to life skills focusing on the self, family, and community wellness.

Thursday, June 22, 6:00-8:00pm- Click here to register