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Adult Programs

Adult Programs

General Program Information


How much do the programs cost? They are all FREE

Book Clubs

Who can join? Everyone 18 years and older is welcome to join!  

What is the difference between the three book clubs? The two afternoon book clubs read the exact same books, just in a different order. The evening book club has a different set of books entirely.   

Can I join more than one club? You are welcome to join the evening book club, and one of the afternoon book clubs. 

Where do I get the book? Come to the circulation desk, and see if there is a copy OR pick a copy up when the book club meets.

Learning at Lunch

Who can come? This program is designed for adults, but anyone may come. We also have a ton of excellent children's programing available specifically for our younger patrons!

When does it start? At 12:00pm (noon).

Tuesday Night Movies

Who can come? Everyone 18 years and older is welcome to come to our Tuesday Night Movies.

When does it start? The doors open at 5:45pm and the movie starts at 6:00pm.

I want to run my own book club

That is great! We have book club sets that you can borrow. The titles available can be found here: Book Club Sets 

Anyone with a Penticton Public Library card can check out a Book Club Kit for their book club.  The person who checks out the kit assumes responsibility for returning the complete kit (bag and all copies) to the library by the due date.

** Please note that you MUST put a request in for the set, either by phone (250) 770-7782, in person, or by going here



Tuesday Night Movies: The Notebook

Tuesday, November 5
06:00 pm to 08:30 pm

The notebook movie poster

Title: The Notebook (2004)
Rated: 14A
Run time: 2h 4m
In 1940s South Carolina, mill worker Noah Calhoun (Ryan Gosling) and rich girl Allie (Rachel McAdams) are desperately in love. But her parents don't approve. When Noah goes off to serve in World War II, it seems to mark the end of their love affair. In the interim, Allie becomes involved with another man (James Marsden). But when Noah returns to their small town years later, on the cusp of Allie's marriage, it soon becomes clear that their romance is anything but over.

Tuesday Night Movies: It's a Wonderful Life

Tuesday, December 3
06:00 pm to 08:30 pm


Its a wonderful life movie poster
Title: It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
Rated: G
Run time: 2h 15m
George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all - and it's Christmas! As the angels discuss George, we see his life in flashback. As George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his guardian angel, Clarence - who then shows George what his town would have looked like if it hadn't been for all his good deeds over the years.


Tuesday Night Movies: Moonlight

Tuesday, January 14
06:00 pm to 08:30 pm

Moonlight movie poster

Title: Moonlight (2016)
Rated: 14A
Run time: 1h 55m
A look at three defining chapters in the life of Chiron, a young black man growing up in Miami. His epic journey to manhood is guided by the kindness, support and love of the community that helps raise him.

Tuesday Night Movies: 10 Things I Hate About You

Tuesday, February 4
06:00 pm to 08:30 pm

10 Things I hate about you movie poster

Title: 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Rated: PG
Run time: 1h 39m
Kat Stratford (Julia Stiles) is beautiful, smart and quite abrasive to most of her fellow teens, meaning that she doesn't attract many boys. Unfortunately for her younger sister, Bianca (Larisa Oleynik), house rules say that she can't date until Kat has a boyfriend, so strings are pulled to set the dour damsel up for a romance. Soon Kat crosses paths with handsome new arrival Patrick Verona (Heath Ledger). Will Kat let her guard down enough to fall for the effortlessly charming Patrick?

Tuesday Night Movies: Molly's Game

Tuesday, March 3
06:00 pm to 08:30 pm

Molly's Game movie poster

Title: Molly’s Game (2017)
Rated: PG
Run time: 2h 20m
The true story of Molly Bloom, a beautiful, young, Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans and finally, unbeknown to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her criminal defense lawyer Charlie Jaffey, who learned there was much more to Molly than the tabloids led people to believe.

Tuesday Night Movies: House of Flying Daggers

Tuesday, April 7
06:00 pm to 08:30 pm


House of flying daggers movie poster
Title: House of Flying Daggers
Rated: PG
Length: 1h 59m
The Tang Dynasty is fighting to keep control over China, a battle they are losing to several rebel groups. One such group is the House of Flying Daggers, who steal from the wealthy and give to the poor. Two police deputies working with the government (Takeshi Kaneshiro, Andy Lau) are ordered to investigate the dancer Mei (Zhang Ziyi), who is rumored to be working with the House of Flying Daggers. But both men fall under her charms and decide to help her escape instead.

Tuesday Night Movies: The Favourite

Tuesday, May 5
06:00 pm to 08:30 pm

The Favourite movie poster

Title: The Favourite (2018)
Rated: 14A
Run time: 2h 1m
In the early 18th century, England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne, and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead, while tending to Anne's ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing, and Abigail sees a chance to return to her aristocratic roots.

Tuesday Night Movies: West Side Story

Tuesday, June 2
06:00 pm to 08:30 pm

West side story movie poster

Title: West Side Story
Rated: G
Run time: 2h 33m
A musical in which a modern (1961) day Romeo and Juliet are involved in New York street gangs. On the harsh streets of the upper west side, two gangs battle for control of the turf. The situation becomes complicated when a gang member falls in love with a rival's sister.

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