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Adult Programs

We welcome adults of any age to join us at the library for craft programs, instructional classes, and more!

Information about the different programs we offer are below. Anyone is able to participate, even if you don't have a library card! Some programs require registration, and others are just first come, first serve. If registration is required it will be listed in the details for each event. 

Painting Pottery

The library offers crafts for adults too! Join us for a fun evening of crafting and socializing! Typically all materials and supplies will be provided at no cost; however, you may be asked to bring specific items from home for certain crafts. Registration is required for crafts. 

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Instructional Classes

The library offers instructional classes on a variety of subjects such as Wills & Estate planning, Technology Classes, Food Canning, and much more! Instruction classes are free of charge, but you may be asked to provide your own materials or equipment depending on the class. Registration is required for instructional classes. 

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Book Club

Pouring Over the Pages Book Club is a book club for adults. The meetings are held once per month (except during the summer months). Please contact the Alfred Dickey Library for more information. 

To register for this program, please visit the main desk at Alfred Dickey Library or call 701-252-2990. 

Cookbook Club

Calling all cookbook and food lovers! Choose a recipe from a cookbook in our library that fits the food theme, prepare it at home, and bring it when we meet. At the meeting we’ll take turns discussing our recipes, sampling them, and enjoying our time together. Cookbook Club encourages new and veteran cooks alike to join our club and share the love of food.


Cookbook Club is held monthly at Alfred Dickey Library. To find out when the next event is scheduled, visit our Event's Calendar. Registration is required for this event, please click register on the event in the Event's Calendar.


Need help selecting a cookbook? Stop by the front desk of ADPL and ask our librarians for some suggestions or call us at 701-252-2990 for any other questions you may have.

Upcoming Events

  • Jan 30, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Alfred Dickey & Stutsman County Library, 105 3rd St SE, Jamestown, ND 58401, USA
    Join us at both Alfred Dickey & Stutsman County libraries after-school each day for fun activities! There will be games, crafts, snacks and more!
  • Multiple Dates
    Feb 08, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    Jamestown, 105 3rd St SE, Jamestown, ND 58401, USA
  • Feb 13, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Stutsman County Library , 910 5th St SE, Jamestown, ND 58401, USA
    Join us at Stutsman County Library on the second Monday of each month from 6:00-7:00 pm for an evening of fun and imagination with LEGO! We will have a theme you may build, or you may build anything you would like! Registration is required for this event, please click the "Register" button below.
  • Feb 27, 6:00 PM
    Stutsman County Library, 910 5th St SE, Jamestown, ND 58401, USA
    Join us at the Stutsman County Library for an evening of family fun on Monday, February 27, at 6:00 pm. Please register for this event on our website at Bring the whole family and play board games, puzzles, video games, and more! Children under age 9 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Mar 06, 6:00 PM
    Alfred Dickey Library, 105 3rd St SE, Jamestown, ND 58401, USA
    Join us for a fun time at the Great Beginnings Book Club at Alfred Dickey Library on Monday, March 6, at 6:00 pm! Pre-register your family during the month of February to get your book and start reading it now, so we can discuss the book at the meeting on March 6th. You must register in-person.
  • Time is TBD
    Alfred Dickey Library, 105 3rd St SE, Jamestown, ND 58401, USA
    Due to a burst water pipe, Alfred Dickey Library is closed until further notice. While Alfred Dickey Library is closed there will be no Storytime.
Both the Adult Library and the Children's Library at Alfred Dickey Library are now open. Alfred Dickey Library and Stutsman County Library have resumed regular operating hours. 
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