Adult Programs

Library Programs for Adults


Programs for adults at the McKinney libraries offer opportunities for interaction, discovery and learning.

Spring 2017 Adult Computer Classes at the Roy & Helen Hall Memorial Library


  • April 12, 7-8:15 p.m. - Basic Word Workshop with Atomic Training: Introduction to the word processing program by Microsoft Word to compose, edit and save documents.
  • April 26, 7-8:15 p.m. - Resources at the McKinney Public Library: Learn how to navigate the Library’s website, catalog, databases and other electronic resources

Spring 2017 Adult Programs at the John & Judy Gay Library


Dates and times subject to change. Seating is limited. For details and reservations, please see the events calendar, or use the event links at the bottom of this page. 

Basic Computer Skills


Want to increase your comfort level on a desktop computer? These classes will help you master the basics.
  • Introduction to Excel: Wednesday, April 5, 7-8:30 p.m.   

Adult Yarn-Crafters Club


Relax, express your creativity and meet others with similar interests. Bring your own knitting, crochet and needlepoint materials. Some materials will be available for specially designated charity projects; however, personal projects are welcome. This is an informal group for adults of all abilities.  
  • 7-8:30 p.m.
  • First and third Mondays of the month, beginning February 6

Astronomy Series: It's a Big Universe


Slideshow presentation that takes you on a journey from Earth, through the solar system, to the deepest reaches of the universe. Discussion of ground-based telescopes, space probes and the Hubble space telescope.
  • Monday, April 24, 7-8 p.m.

Friends of the Library April Review


My Name Is Mahtob: The Story that Began in the Global Phenomenon Not Without My Daughter Continues, by Mahtob Mahmoody. The daughter at the center of the international bestseller, Not Without My Daughter, completes her story: escaping from Iran, growing up in fear, battling deadly disease, and learning to forgive.
  • Monday, April 17, 7- 8:30 p.m.

Friends of the Library May Review


Gifted Hands: The fascinating life of Dr. Ben Carson, the youngest Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery at John Hopkins Hospital, who was the first to successfully separate Siamese Twins joined at the head.
  • Monday, May 15, 7- 8:30 p.m.