Brackett Library
  • Tuesday, September 25th — 5:00 PM

Celebrate Banned Books Week with us by watching "The Dead."  The film based on the Banned Book Dubliners by James Joyce.  

Hollie   772-226-3080 ext. 4550   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


North IRC Library
  • Tuesday, September 18th — 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday, September 25th — 1:00 PM
  • Tuesday, October 2nd — 1:00 PM
  • Tuesday, October 9th — 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday, October 16th — 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday, October 30th — 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday, November 6th — 1:00 PM
  • Tuesday, November 20th — 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday, December 4th — 1:00 PM
  • Tuesday, December 18th — 5:00 PM

Every Tuesday. We provide the tools, you provide the creativity during our “crafting bee” sessions! Meet new friends to craft with! From sewing to yarn crafts to scrapbooking, we have what you need. We try to accommodate day & evening crafters. Free. See flyer for additional details.

Tracy   772-589-1355 x4522   tgalentine@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Wednesday, September 26th — 2:00 PM

Celebrate Banned Books Week with us by making your own Banned Book theme tote bag! 

Hollie   772-226-3080 ext. 4550   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Thursday, September 27th — 6:00 PM

Follow Jack and Annie into their tree house and go on a magical adventure through the past at our Magic Tree House Party! This program is for five through ten year olds. Registration is not required.

Ms. Patti   772 770 5060   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Thursday, September 27th — 3:00 PM

Join us to discuss Dubliners by James Joyce

Hollie   772-226-3080 ext. 4550   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Tuesday, October 2nd — 2:00 PM

Join us to experience TED talks.  We will hear stories of creativity, discovery, heartache, joy, imagination, and so much more!  As part of the TED community we connect locally to explore the ideas that affect our environments.

Join us to watch prerecorded TED talks on a variety of different subjects.  Join in on the conversation after the viewing.

Hollie   772-226-3080   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Thursday, September 13th — 3:00 PM
  • Thursday, October 4th — 3:00 PM
  • Thursday, November 1st — 3:00 PM

Let your voice be heard! Tell us what you want to see in the library, give us suggestions for books or programs, and eat pizza. Grades 7-12.

Jessica Matthews   (772)-770-5060 x4121   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Thursday, October 4th — 6:00 PM

Join us for a special presentation with Larry Lawson from Indian River Hauntings!  This program is free and no registration is required.

Hollie   772-226-3080   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Thursday, October 11th — 3:00 PM

Celebrate Teen Read Week by sampling a variety of book inspired foods then decorate your own book inspired cupcake.

Jessica Matthews   (772)-770-5060 x4121   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Saturday, October 13th — 1:00 PM

Donate your gently used costumes anytime at any of the IRC Library branches and receive a Swap Ticket to use at the event.  Costumes of ALL sizes are welcome.

1pm-3pm: Swap Ticket Required (1 costume per ticket)
3pm-4pm: Open to all (1 costume per person in attendance)

Enjoy games and treats while you shop!

Jessica   772-770-5060 x4121   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Monday, October 15th — 6:00 PM

BYOP! Bring your own pumpkin, we'll provide the paint! Join us for some Halloween fun! This program is for 4 to 10 year olds. Registration is not required.

Ms. Patti   772 770 5060 ext 4132   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Thursday, August 30th — 9:00 AM
  • Tuesday, October 16th — 9:00 AM
  • Saturday, December 1st — 9:00 AM

Did you know 1 in 5 adults struggle with Literacy?  You can make a difference, become a volunteer tutor!  Help someone learn to read or learn English.

When: 2 to 3 hours per week, you choose the day and time.
Where: Tutoring is always in a public facility.
How: Attend a free training workshop to become a volunteer tutor.

Call 772-778-2223 or email info@literacyservicesirc.org for more info! (our office is in the lobby of the Main Library)

Anali Vieyra   772-778-2223   info@literacyservicesirc.org


Brackett Library
  • Tuesday, October 16th — 6:00 PM

It's a BYOP party at the library! Bring your own pumpkin and we will supply everything you need to carve, paint and decorate it.  Snacks provided!  Free program but registration is required.

Hollie   772-226-3080   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


North IRC Library
  • Thursday, October 18th — 2:00 PM

Join spiritualist Alyssa Medina for "Metaphysical Properties of Gemstones" and Crystals and local psychic reader Kathryn Flanagan for "Chakras, Auras and Psychic Energy." 

North IRC Library   772-589-1355  


Brackett Library
  • Tuesday, October 23rd — 2:00 PM

A book tasting is a great opportunity to expose yourself to new books, genres, or authors that you might not consider otherwise.  Join us to sample delicious titles and authors and leave with something new!  Plus, we will look at Novelist; a free online resource matching books to readers.

Hollie   772-226-3080   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


North IRC Library
  • Tuesday, October 23rd — 6:00 PM

Join us for a not-so-spooky but very fun magic show! Costumes encouraged!

Ms. Susan   772 589 1355 ext 4523   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Thursday, October 25th — 3:00 PM

Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by making your own Franken-Toy. Materials provided. Grades 7 - 12.
**This event will be held at Brackett Library**

Jessica Matthews   (772)-770-5060 x4121   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


North IRC Library
  • Wednesday, November 7th — 6:00 PM

Cooking for the holidays can be fast, frugal and fun! Award-winning cookbook author, Chef Warren Caterson, shows you how!


Brackett Library
  • Thursday, November 8th — 10:00 AM

All ages welcome.  Supplies provided.  Registration is required.

Hollie   772-226-3080   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Friday, November 9th — 10:00 AM
  • Friday, December 14th — 10:00 AM

November 9th: Microsoft Word for Beginners
December 14th: Email for Beginners

This program is free but registration is required.

Hollie   772-226-3080   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Friday, September 21st — 2:30 PM
  • Friday, November 9th — 2:30 PM

Check out a book!  Come to our watch parties! Vote!

Fall Kick Off Watch Party
September 21st at 2:30pm

Grand Finale Watch Party
November 9th at 2:30pm

Both watch parties will be held in the Bjorkman Room at the Brackett Library.  Watch the episode, enjoy refreshments, and vote for your favorite book.  Free and open to everyone!

Vote for your favorite book in IRSC's local poll at the Brackett Library at http://irsc.libguides.com/GAR.

Hollie   772-226-3080 ext. 4550   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Tuesday, November 13th — 6:00 PM

Celebrate all things Harry Potter at this special event, featuring games, crafts, refreshments and more. This program is designed for 6 to 12 year olds, but all families are welcome. Registration is not required.

Ms. Patti   772 770 5060 ext 4132   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


North IRC Library
  • Wednesday, November 28th — 6:00 PM

Join your friends for a night of Minecraft fun! Enjoy gaming, crafts, refeshments and more! Registration is not required. This program is intended for 1st through 6th graders.

Ms. Patti   772 770 5060 ext 4132   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Wednesday, November 28th — 12:00 PM

Make the holidays a bit brighter for some local residents. Drop in to create a pillow for yourself and one that will be given to residents at a local nursing home. All supplies provided!

Jessica   772-770-5060 ext. 4121   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Thursday, November 29th — 2:00 PM

Let's celebrate and learn to square dance!  Gib Mattson, with the Treasure Coast Squares will be here to teach us some basic moves.  Strap on your boots and join us!

Hollie   772-226-3080   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


North IRC Library
  • Wednesday, December 5th — 6:00 PM

Join musical performer Dave DeLuca as he helps get you into the spirit of the season with your favorite holiday songs.


Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Friends of the North IRC Library.

North IRC Library   772-589-1355  


IRC Main Library
  • Thursday, December 6th — 3:00 PM

Make your own snowglobe free workshop. All supplies provided. The workshop is free, but registration IS required.
2pm for adults
3pm for teens (Grades 7-12 only)

Jessica Matthews   (772)-770-5060 x4121   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Tuesday, December 11th — 6:00 PM

Join us for a free class that teaches you the basics of brushing, braids, and buns.  This is a hands on learning environment that teaches you the skills you need to handle your daughter’s hair.  Cupcakes and games after the class!  Please RSVP to Hollie at 772-226-3080.  Please bring a brush.  

Hollie   (772)-226-3080   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Tuesday, December 11th — 2:00 PM

Join us for a holiday themed movie, cookies, hot cocoa and gingerbread house making!  Don't let the kids have all the fun! This program is intended for adults and is free however registration IS required.

Hollie   772-226-3080   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Thursday, December 13th — 3:00 PM

Sample a variety of candy cane flavors and vote on your favorite. Then stay for hot chocolate and holiday cheer.

Jessica Matthews   (772)-770-5060 x4121   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Thursday, December 20th — 1:00 PM

Take a break from exams and join us in the Young Adult area for a study break. Grades 7-12.

Jessica Matthews   (772)-770-5060 x4121   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Thursday, December 20th — 6:00 PM

Guitar for Chistmas program with Jane Rosenbohm, guitar extraordinaire.  This program is free and no registration is required.

Hollie   772-226-3080   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Monday, December 31st — 11:00 AM

Do you want to celebrate the New Year but don't want to stay awake until midnight?  Let's celebrate early! Join us for games, food, and fun!  Free program for adults.  

Hollie   772-226-3080 ext. 4550   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


North IRC Library
  • Monday, December 31st — 2:00 PM

Ring in the new year with the popular folk music duo, Hungrytown.


Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Friends of the North IRC Library.

North IRC Library   772-589-1355  


North IRC Library
  • Wednesday, February 6th — 6:00 PM

Come fly away with Dave DeLuca as he pays tribute to Frank Sinatra! "Perfectly Frank" celebrates the man and his music as well as the great composers, lyricists, and musical arrangers who put their indelible stamp on an incredible period in American musical history.


Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Friends of the North IRC Library.

North IRC Library   772-589-1355  


North IRC Library
  • Thursday, February 14th — 2:00 PM

She was the most beloved woman in the world and the most despised; the most quoted First Lady of all time, and the most lampooned. She was visible and unstoppable. Jane VanBoskirk portrays the famous first lady in the one-woman play.


Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Friends of the North IRC Library.

North IRC Library   772-589-1355  


North IRC Library
  • Wednesday, March 20th — 2:00 PM

Join NY Blues Hall of Famer, Marc Black, as he presents his thought provoking, multi-media show that is bound to get everyone singing and feeling good about where we are…and where we’ve been.


Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Friends of the North IRC Library.

North IRC Library   772-589-1355  


North IRC Library
  • Wednesday, April 3rd — 2:00 PM

Join the author’s son, Rick Smith, as he takes the audience on a heart-warming and nostalgic trip back in time to a Florida that once was, is no more, and never again will be.


Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Friends of the North IRC Library.

North IRC Library   772-589-1355  


Brackett Library
    Starting November 26th
  • — 2:30 PM

Join us for Study Breaks at Brackett Library during finals week.  Coffee and snacks provided!

Monday, 11/26: VR and Giant Jenga
Tuesday, 11/27: Gabe the Therapy Dog
Wednesday, 11/28: Movie
Thursday, 11/29: Color your own Pencil Case
Friday, 11/30: Make your own Stress Ball

Hollie   772-226-3080   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Mondays — 10:00 AM

The Sign Language classes are informal, fun and educational experiences for birth to two year olds and their families. The programs focus primarily on rhymes and songs and learning of common sign language words and phrases. Registration is not required for these programs.

Patti Fuchs   (772) 770-5060 x4132   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


North IRC Library
  • Mondays — 11:00 AM

Kid-Fit is a fun physical fitness class for 3 to 6 year olds. Children must wear sneakers, comfortable clothing and should bring a filled water bottle.

Patti Fuchs   (772) 770-5060 x4132   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • First Monday of the Month — 10:00 AM

Take a tour of Brackett Library and see what your library card can do for you!  Meet the Brackett Library staff and let them show you how to search and locate materials; use your online account to renew and reserve materials; introduce you to online resources; and show you a few tricks to make your library experience enjoyable!  No registration is required. 

Hollie   (772)-226-3080   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Second Monday of the Month, Second Tuesday of the Month — 2:00 PM

Musical Mondays (2nd Monday of the Month):
From the classics to the newly released musicals!  Please call 772-226-3080 for the movie title.

Blockbuster Tuesdays (2nd Tuesday of the Month):
Enjoy a movie and popcorn on us!  Blockbuster hits for adults.  Please call 772-226-3080 for the movie title.

Hollie   772-226-3080   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Third Monday of the Month — 4:00 PM

Make and take crafts.  New project each month.  No registration is required.  Supplies provided.  Program is designed for adults.  

Hollie   772-226-3080   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Tuesdays — 2:00 PM

Schedule a free one-on one appointment to receive training help with your device. Thirty minute sessions available by appointment. Call 772-226-3080 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Hollie   (772)-226-3080   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Tuesdays — 10:00 AM
North IRC Library
  • Mondays — 10:00 AM

Story time for children 18 months to 3 years old. Story Times consist of age appropriate storytelling, creative dramatics, music, movement and a craft. They are a wonderful way to encourage early literacy, a love of books and the library, as well as help prepare children socially for pre-school/kindergarten.

Patti Fuchs   (772) 770-5060 x4132   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Tuesdays — 11:00 AM
North IRC Library
  • Tuesdays — 11:00 AM

Story time for children 3 to 5 years old. Story Times consist of age appropriate storytelling, creative dramatics, music, movement and a craft. They are a wonderful way to encourage early literacy, a love of books and the library, as well as help prepare children socially for pre-school/kindergarten.

Patti Fuchs   (772) 770-5060 x4132   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


North IRC Library
  • Tuesdays — 10:00 AM

Story Time for infants to 18 month old babies. Baby Time consists of age appropriate storytelling, music and movement. It is a wonderful way to encourage early literacy, a love of books and the library from infancy.

Patti Fuchs   (772) 770-5060 x4132   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


Gifford Library
  • Tuesdays — 4:00 PM

Join your friends at the Gifford Youth Library for a fun story and a craft! This program is intended for early elementary students. Registration is not required.

Ms. Patti   772 770 5060 ext 4132   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Second Tuesday of the Month, Fourth Tuesday of the Month — 4:00 PM

Join your friends for popcorn and a movie! This program is intended for elementary school aged children.

Ms. Patti   772 770 5060 ext 4132   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


North IRC Library
    Starting October 9th
  • Second Tuesday of the Month, Fourth Tuesday of the Month — 2:00 PM

Join the Master Gardeners of Indian River County as they present a series of Florida-Friendly gardening talks, along with specific gardening tips for snowbirds and year-round residents.

North IRC Library   772-589-1355  


North IRC Library
  • Wednesdays — 10:00 AM
Brackett Library
  • Second Friday of the Month, Fourth Friday of the Month — 12:00 PM

Having trouble with your plants. Bring a sample. Thumb not very green? No blooms? Brown spots in your yard? Bring all your plant questions to the Master Gardeners.  Join us to learn more about Florida Friendly Landscaping!

Hollie   (772) 226-3080 x4550   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


North IRC Library
  • Fridays — 1:00 PM
  • Wednesdays — 1:00 PM

The North Indian River County Library is pleased to offer one-on-one tech help for those who need assistance with e-readers, tablets, and more or are just looking to learn more about today’s technology! Schedule a half hour technology training session today. Registration Required. Contact the library for more information or to schedule and appointment

Tracy   772-589-1355 x4522  


IRC Main Library
  • Wednesdays — 1:00 PM

One-on-one technology tutoring.  30 minute sessions are available Wednesdays 1-3pm at IRC Main Library.  Registration is required!

Jessica   772-770-5060 x4121   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Wednesdays — 4:15 PM

Bring the kids by to practice their reading skills with the fluffiest and most non-judgemental reading coach you could meet!  A licensed therapy dog will be available.  No reservation is required.  

Hollie   772-226-3080 ext. 4550   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Wednesdays — 10:00 AM

Time to get creative and MESSY! This hands-on program for two to five year olds will feature various media including painting, stamps, clay and more. Registration is not required, but children should wear clothes that can get dirty. 

Ms. Heather   772 770 5060 ext 4132   hhelton@irclibrary.org


North IRC Library
  • First Wednesday of the Month — 10:00 AM

772-589-1355  


IRC Main Library
  • First Wednesday of the Month — 12:00 PM

Pick up a few tricks and techniques to make life easier and save money!  Topics include: cleaning, organizing, cooking and so much more! This program is free and open to the public.  No registration is required.

September: Cleaning hacks
October: Party hacks
November: Cooking hacks
December: Holiday hacks
January: Organizing hacks
February: Beauty hacks
March: Kitchen hacks
April: Bath hacks

Hollie   772-226-3080   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • First Wednesday of the Month, Fourth Wednesday of the Month — 2:30 PM

Join us for Study Breaks at Brackett Library.

September 5th: Make your own Sugar Scrub
September 26th: DIY Banned Books Tote Bag
October 3rd: Make your own Eye Pillow
October 31st: Decorate your own Mini Pumpkin
November 7th: Paint your own Superhero Bobble Head Figurine
November 28th: Movie and Snacks

Hollie   772-226-3080   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


North IRC Library
    Starting November 21st
  • Third Wednesday of the Month — 1:00 PM

Both full time and part time residents are invited to join this book discussion group.


Brackett Library
    Starting September 26th
  • Last Wednesday of the Month — 3:00 PM

Join us for an afternoon of playing classic board games and card games.  Scrabble, Quiddler, Chess, Checkers, and more!  No registration required.  This program is for adults.  

Hollie   (772)-226-3080   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Thursdays — 10:00 AM

Story time for children 2 to 5 years old and their families. Story Times consist of age appropriate storytelling, creative dramatics, music, movement and a craft. They are a wonderful way to encourage early literacy, a love of books and the library, as well as help prepare children socially for pre-school/kindergarten.

Patti Fuchs   (772) 770-5060 x4132   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Thursdays — 4:00 PM

Join for one meeting, some, or all!  Lead by Dr. John Carpenter of Indian River State College.  This is a joint program between Indian River State College and Indian River County Libraries.  

Hollie   772-226-3080 ext. 4550   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


North IRC Library
  • First Thursday of the Month — 2:00 PM

Aug 2: Stage Beauty (2004) Billy Crudup, Claire Danes & Rupert Everett

Sep 6: The Rose Tattoo (1955) Burt Lancaster & Anna Magnani
Oct 4: The Haunting (1963) Julie Harris, Claire Bloom & Russ Tamblyn
Nov 1: Postcards From the Edge (1990) Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine & Dennis Quaid
Dec 6: The Matchmaker (1958) Shirley Booth, Anthony Perkins, Shirley MacLaine & Paul Ford

Free and open to the public! Sponsored by the Friends of the North County Library.

772-589-1355  


Brackett Library
  • First Thursday of the Month — 10:00 AM

First Thursday of the Month join us for a cup of coffee and BINGO! Small prizes awarded to the winners.
Program is free but registration is required

Hollie   772-226-3080 x4550   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • First Thursday of the Month, Third Thursday of the Month — 4:15 PM
Marion Fell Library, Fellsmere
  • Second Tuesday of the Month, Fourth Tuesday of the Month — 3:45 PM

Enjoy a story followed by a fun science, technology, engineering, art, or math activity. This program is for 6-12 year olds ONLY!

Ms. Patti   772 770 5060 ext 4132   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • First Friday of the Month, Third Friday of the Month — 10:30 AM
North IRC Library
  • Second Thursday of the Month, Fourth Thursday of the Month — 10:30 AM

Enjoy a story followed by a fun science, technology, engineering, art, or math activity. This program is for 6-12 year olds ONLY. 

Ms. Patti   772 770 5060 ext 4132   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


North IRC Library
  • Third Thursday of the Month — 10:30 AM

...with Nancy Johnson, the "Laughing Lady".


Brackett Library
    Starting September 27th
  • Last Thursday of the Month — 3:00 PM

Club meets the last Thursday of the month.  3:00 – 5:00 PM   Book selections are available at the Library! 

Hollie   (772)-226-3080   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
    Starting October 5th
  • Fridays — 10:00 AM

Classes are for first time computer users.  Free class but registration is required.

Hollie   772-226-3080   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • First Monday of the Month, Third Monday of the Month — 5:30 PM
Brackett Library
    Starting October 5th
  • Second Friday of the Month, Fourth Friday of the Month — 12:00 PM

Master Gardeners Florida-Friendly Lanscape Program.  Presented by the Master Gardeners of Indian River County.

Hollie   772-226-3080   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
    Starting October 19th
  • Third Friday of the Month — 2:00 PM

Join us for a free viewing of POV, PBS' award-winning non-fiction documentary series.  Call 772-226-3080 for movie titles. 

Hollie   772-226-3080   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


North IRC Library
  • Saturdays — 11:00 AM

New to the game or an old pro, join the fun. Bring your board or borrow one of ours. No registration required. Please call the library for more information.

772-589-1355  


North IRC Library
  • Saturday, September 15th — 10:30 AM
    Starting October 13th
  • Second Saturday of the Month — 10:30 AM

Led by Art teacher, Miss Jennifer, 1st through 5th graders will create a different piece of art, using different media each week.  Each session will focus on a different famous Artist and their methods, as it relates to that week's project. Registration is required.

Patti Fuchs   (772)-770-5060 x4132   pfuchs@irclibrary.org