Mark Your Calendar for JCPL Events for Adults

You have so many great options for virtual events with JCPL, it can be hard to pick! We’ve highlighted a sampling of some of the best events happening before the new year.

  1. Let’s Talk: Fantasy, opens a new window (Tuesday, December 1, 6 – 7:30 p.m.)

If your partner just doesn’t understand what the difference is between The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit—despite your numerous previous attempts to try and explain, then you’ll want to clear your calendar this December 1. If you are an avid reader, you will love our monthly book group where we discuss a different genre every month, and all the fantasy fans will enjoy December’s!

Gather online with fellow genre enthusiasts, and the fantasy-fiction curious, to discuss your favorite authors and titles, and your latest fantasy book conquest, and get ideas for what to read next! Want some ideas and suggestions for great books in the fantasy genre? You can find plenty of staff lists on fantasy in JCPL’s catalog, opens a new window to get you started.

  1. Community Conversation: Let’s Talk About Hunger and Homelessness, opens a new window (Wednesday, November 18, 6 – 7:30 p.m.)

You’re concerned about the idea of anyone going to bed hungry in Jefferson County but don’t know a solution. Learn more in this discussion with experts from local nonprofit organizations, county agencies and people who also want to work toward understanding the issues and developing solutions. You can be part of the decision-making process and the progress toward a better community!

November 15 – 22 is Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Hunger, food insecurity, homelessness and housing insecurity are on the rise in our community. In this event, you’ll learn what’s being done and possible actions to address these issues.

  1. Accelerate your Career – Resume Concepts: How to Get an Interview, opens a new window (Tuesday, November 17, 9 – 11:30 a.m.)

Whether it’s been a while since you’ve applied for a job or you’re new to the job-hunting scene, you’ll want to register for this engaging virtual event to get the latest insight on how your resume can land you an interview.

Discover innovative ways to make sure your resume gets noticed and winds up at the top of the candidate pile. Whether you’re staying in the same industry, switching careers or seeking your first job, you’ll walk away with new techniques and more confidence in your resume! This workshop series is co-presented with the Jefferson County Business & Workforce Center.

  1. Jeffco Free Legal Clinic, opens a new window (Thursday, December 3, 2 – 5 p.m.)

Navigating a legal problem is tricky. If you don’t have an attorney, but need a little advice, this free legal self-help clinic can help. Volunteer lawyers are available via phone and video conference to answer questions, help fill out forms and explain the process and procedures for all areas of civil litigation, including family law, property law, probate law, landlord-tenant law and much more. Register early because clinics are offered on a first-registered, first-served basis.

Remember, this free legal self-help clinic offers advice only and is not intended to replace legal representation for your specific situation.

  1. Qs and Brews Trivia, opens a new window (Every Thursday, 6 – 7 p.m.)

Have you been missing Pub Trivia? Put together a team with your friends and meet every Thursday night online for Qs and Brews Trivia with JCPL! We’ll provide the Qs, you bring the brews!

While this list is for adults, there are lots of events for teens, tweens and kids of all ages as well. Check out these events for kids of all ages, opens a new window throughout November, and have fun in whatever way you and your family choose!