All in-person OCPL events and programs are cancelled until further notice. Click here for more information.

October Virtual Programs for Adults

Virtual Composting Class: On demand!

Learn the basics of composting and earn a free composting system with this on-demand video class offered by the Library, UK Extension Service, and OC Recycling. Visit to sign up.

Novel Writing Workshop: Saturday, Oct. 24th, 10am

Join the OCPL Adult Writers Group for a free virtual workshop on novel writing! Get ready for NANOWRIMO and start working on your story. Author Katy Yocom (Three Ways to Disappear) gives advice and guidance on the novel writing process. Registration is required. This event is for adults. Click here to sign up.

Writing Lessons from Jane Austen: Saturday, Nov. 14th, 10am

Join the Oldham County Public Library Adult Writers Group for a special workshop. Kathy Cowley, author of the upcoming book, The Secret Life of Miss Mary Bennet, will teach a class on the writing lessons one can learn from the works of Jane Austen, and how you can use this to become a better writer!

Click here to sign up for the class. The day before the event you will get a link to join the webinar.

Book Bingo: Friday, October 30th 10am

Virtual bingo and book talks! Sign up online to get a bingo sheet and play along at home, or just listen to hear about the new books in 2020 and get reading ideas for the winter! Click here to register.

Flashlight Readers: October 27th, 6:30pm

This evening book club for adults meets virtually once a month via Zoom for a lively book discussion. The current book is City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert. Sign-up HERE for our next meeting. You will receive an email invitation to the Zoom meeting two days before the meeting. Pick up a copy of the book at the South Oldham Library. If you have any questions, email Julie at

Breakfast Book Club

This morning book club for adults meets on the last Thursday morning of each month for book discussion either at Maples Park in Crestwood or virtually, depending on weather and Covid conditions. For park meetings: bring a chair, your mask and a personal snack/drink. Octoberís selection is Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield. Pick up a copy of the book at the South Oldham Library. If you have any questions, please email Julie at Sign up here.

Mystery Society: Friday, November 20th, 10am

Returning as a virtual program! Sign up online to get a copy of Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions, then join for discussion and a virtual puzzle via zoom. Click here to register.