Girl with Glasses.jpgAdulting 101: Because Life Doesn’t Provide Instructions


“Adulting is too hard. Let’s play something else.” - Tanya Masse. 

Chatham-Kent Public Library recognizes that being an adult can be hard. That’s why we have created a programming series called Adulting 101. This an opportunity for young adults between the ages of 16 and up to come together and learn different life skills in a fun and welcoming environment.

Reading List: Book List Adulting 101 Accessible.pdf


Upcoming Programs: 

Bad Art: Nailed it!

Chatham Branch, Meeting Room
Thursday, July 4
6:30 pm
Registration required.

Do your crafting skills leave a lot to be desired? Are you green with envy over Pinterest’s perfect art projects?  Leave your talent and good taste at the door and sign up for our Bad Art: Nailed It! Challenge.  Contestants will have 45 minutes to put their crappy crafting skills to the test and recreate our mystery project before showing their creations off in our Nailed It! art showcase.               

Reading List: Nailed-It Book List Accessible.pdf

Life Skill: Learning to laugh at yourself.


DIY Party Decor

Chatham Branch, Meeting Room
Thursday, August 8
6:30 pm
Registration required.

Give your celebrations a personal touch with Pinterest-inspired décor techniques for your next gathering.  Learn how to make: book pennant flag bunting, tassel garlands and confetti balloons. All supplies will be provided. 

Reading List: Party Planning poster.pdf

Life Skill: Project planning, creativity


Budgeting Basics with Mainstreet Credit Uion

Chatham Branch, Meeting Room
Thursday, September 5
6:30 pm
Registration required. 

Struggle with managing your budget? Mainstreet Credit Union will be here to teach the importance of having a budget, provide tips to help you reach your financial goals and provide ideas to help you adjust your spending.

Reading List: Basicsto Budgeting Book List.pdf

Life Skill: Money management.