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 four book clubs? The two afternoon book clubs read the exact same books, just in a different order. The After Dark evening book club has a different set of books entirely. 

The Pride Pages evening book club focuses on LGBTQ2+ books and requires registration (stephaniejames@summer.com or 250-770-7786) 

Can I join more than one club? You are welcome to join the evening book club, and one of the afternoon book clubs. You are welcome to register for Pride Pages, but space is limited for this club.  

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: 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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