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
Crafts

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. 

Smiling Teacher
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. 

Pile Of Books
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. 

Upcoming Events

  • Adult Winter Reading Program (Ages: 18+)
    Alfred Dickey & Stutsman County Library
    Jan 04, 5:00 PM – Feb 28, 8:00 PM
    Alfred Dickey & Stutsman County Library, 105 3rd St SE, Jamestown, ND 58401, USA
    Check off an "errand" by filling a reading prompt. Example: To pick up groceries, read a book that features food(ex. The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard Morais) After you finish the book, you finish the errand! Each errand requires a different book. Write the titles of the books you read on the log
  • Virtual Storytime with Miss Jennifer on Facebook Live! (1)
    Facebook Live-James River Valley Library
    Jan 25, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
    Facebook Live-James River Valley Library
    Join Miss Jennifer & Gordy the lion for Virtual Storytime on Facebook Live each Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. There will be stories, songs, puppets, and more! To watch, visit our Facebook page: James River Valley Library on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and click on the live video feed.
  • S.T.E.A.M Activities (Ages: 9-13)
    Alfred Dickey Library
    Jan 25, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Alfred Dickey Library, 105 3rd St SE, Jamestown, ND 58401, USA
    Make your imagination come to life at our S.T.E.A.M activities!
  • Free Choice Activity (Ages: 9-13)
    Alfred Dickey Library
    Jan 26, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Alfred Dickey Library, 105 3rd St SE, Jamestown, ND 58401, USA
    Kids Choice! You may play games, do crafts, color, and more!
  • Storytime (in-person) at Alfred Dickey Library
    Alfred Dickey Library
    Jan 27, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    Alfred Dickey Library, 105 3rd St SE, Jamestown, ND 58401, USA
    Stories, Music, Action Rhymes, Puppets, & More!
  • Crafts After School (Ages: 9-13)
    Alfred Dickey Library
    Jan 27, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Alfred Dickey Library, 105 3rd St SE, Jamestown, ND 58401, USA
    Fun crafts each Thursday after school!
  • Movie After School! (Ages: 9-13)
    Alfred Dickey Library
    Jan 28, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
    Alfred Dickey Library, 105 3rd St SE, Jamestown, ND 58401, USA
    Movie On the BIG Screen & Free Popcorn Too!
  • Games @ The Library! (Ages: 9-13)
    Jamestown
    Jan 31, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Jamestown, 105 3rd St SE, Jamestown, ND 58401, USA
    Games, Snacks, and Fun at The Library!
  • Library Board Meeting
    Jamestown
    Feb 09, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    Jamestown, 105 3rd St SE, Jamestown, ND 58401, USA
  • LEGO Club @ Stutsman County Library (Ages: 5+)
    Stutsman County Library
    Multiple Dates
    REGISTER
    Feb 14, 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.
  • Library Space Needs Public Meeting
    Alfred Dickey Library
    Feb 17, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Alfred Dickey Library, 105 3rd St SE, Jamestown, ND 58401, USA
    Join us at the Alfred Dickey Library on Thursday, February 17 from 6-8 pm to discuss and provide input for the future space needs of the James River Valley Library System.
  • Great Beginnings Family Book Club (A book club for families)
    Alfred Dickey Library
    Feb 19, 11:00 AM
    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 Saturday, February 19 at 11:00 am. Pre-register your family during the month of January to get your book and start reading it now, so we can discuss the book at the meeting in February.
  • Jamestown Tourism Board Meeting
    Alfred Dickey Library
    Feb 28, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM
    Alfred Dickey Library, 105 3rd St SE, Jamestown, ND 58401, USA
  • TBD
    Food For Fines Food Drive
    Alfred Dickey & Stutsman County Library
    Time is TBD
    Alfred Dickey & Stutsman County Library, 105 3rd St SE, Jamestown, ND 58401, USA
    HERE'S HOW IT WORKS: Bring in a non-perishable food or toiletry item to any branch of the James River Valley Library System, Jan. 11 - Feb. 11, and we will forgive your overdue fines! *Please note that charges for lost or damaged items will not be forgiven.
  • TBD
    After School Kids Cooking Class-Registration Required
    Stutsman County Library
    Time is TBD
    Stutsman County Library, 910 5th St SE, Jamestown, ND 58401, USA
    Wednesdays -January 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16 from 3:30 p.m. -4:30 pm at Stutsman County Library. Registration is required for this event, please contact Nichole at Stutsman County Library to reserve your space for all 6-weeks, call 252-1531 or email stutsman@daktel.com. Register by January 3