The library will be closed on Thursday, November 22nd and Friday, November 23rd in observance of Thanksgiving.


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


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
  • 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


IRC Main Library
  • Tuesday, December 4th — 11:00 AM

Join us for the Fourth Annual Friends of the Library Fashion Show!.  The Library Friends Gift Shop will showcase their unique ladies' apparel and accessories with a fun fashion show.  There will also be door prizes, raffles, games, refreshments, and more!  After the show, the gift shop will extend a one day only 25% discount toward anything purchased, plus free gift wrapping!  Tickets can be purchased in the Library Friends Gift Shop (located in the lobby of the Main Library) or at the door for a $5.00 donation.  All proceeds from the Fashion Show benefit the IRC Library System.  Shop local this holiday season and support the library!  

Hollie    772-226-3080 ext. 4550   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  


North IRC Library
  • Wednesday, December 5th — 2:00 PM

It's winter project time!

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


North IRC Library
  • Wednesday, December 12th — 6:00 PM

All ages are welcome!

Supplies will be provided.

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 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


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


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
  • Saturday, January 12th — 1:00 PM

Florida Music Food Initiative, Inc. (FMFI) was formed for the purpose of producing a collection of songs by Florida songwriters for CDs to generate funds in support of individuals and families experiencing hunger and homelessness here in Florida.

All proceeds from the sales of the CDs and donations to FMFI are given to charity.

Multiple Florida Bands will be featured.

Please bring a non-perishable food donation.

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  


IRC Main Library
  • Thursday, February 7th — 6:00 PM

Four entrees you can prepare for - or with- your lover in less than 20 minutes.  Why spend a fortune dining out when you can prepare a delightfully sensual meal in the time it takes to drive to your favorite restaurant.  Light some candles, pour a glass of wine, and bask in the meal you've created together.  ( And yes...one is vegetarian! ) 


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  


North IRC Library
  • Wednesday, April 17th — 2:00 PM

Join us for an afternoon of music that keeps the spirit of the ‘60s alive. Cover songs and original material guarantees to please just about any audience.


Free and open to the public.

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


IRC Main Library
  • First Monday of the Month, Third Monday of the Month — 5:30 PM

Learn the 9 Principles of Florida Friendly Landscaping and other exciting gardening topics.  Free and open to the public.  

January 7th: Principle 1: Introduction to FFL and right plant, right place.
February 4th: Principles 2 and 4: Water efficiently and mulch.
March 4th: Principles 3 and 6: Fertilize appropriately and manage yard pests. 
March 18th: Principle 5: attract wildlife.
April 1st: Butterfly gardening.
April 15th: Principle 8: Reduce stormwater runoff
May 6th: Rain gardens
May 20th: Principle 9: Protect the waterfront.
June 3rd: Principle 7- Recycle
June 17th: Cover crops and solarization

Hollie   772-226-3080 ext. 4550   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
  • 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
  • Second Tuesday of the Month, Fourth Tuesday of the Month — 2:00 PM

Learn the 9 Principles of Florida Friendly Landscaping and other exciting gardening topics.  Free and open to the public

October 9th: Vegetable gardening
October 23rd: Snowbird Gardening: Intro to Florida, plant selection, and plant establishment.
November 13th: Snowbird Gardening: Watering, pest management, and fertilizer.
November 27th: Snowbird Gardening: Lawn management and container gardens
December 11th: Principle 1- Introduction to FFL and right plant, right place.
January 8th: Principles 2 and 4: Water efficiently and mulch.
January 22nd: Principles 3 and 6: Fertilize appropriately and manage yard pests.
February 12th: Principle 5: Attract wildlife.
February 26th: Butterfly gardening.
March 12th: Principle 8: Reduce stormwater runoff
March 26th: Rain gardens
April 9th: Principle 9: Protect the waterfront
April 23rd: Principle 7: Recycle
May 14th: Cover crops and solarization

772-589-1355  


North IRC Library
  • Tuesday, August 7th — 1:00 PM
  • Tuesday, August 14th — 1:00 PM
  • Tuesday, August 21st — 5:00 PM
  • Third Tuesday of the Month — 5:00 PM
  • First Tuesday of the Month — 2:00 PM

Every Tuesday beginning in July! Each session has a theme, but all tools will be available for use. 

We provide the tools, you provide the creativity. All ages are welcome and it is free and open to the public. Registration is not required. More sessions will be added soon!

Aug 7: Knitting, 1pm - 4pm

Fabric and yarn will also be available for use.

**Please note that this is not a class, but more like an "open lab" or "crafting bee". However, we will provide guidance as necessary.**

Children must be supervised at all times.

Tracy   772-589-1355   tgalentine@irclibrary.org


North IRC Library
  • Wednesdays — 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 21stThird Wednesday of the Month — 1:00 PM

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


Brackett Library
  • 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


North IRC Library
  • Second Thursday of the Month, Third Thursday of the Month, Fourth Thursday of the Month — 2:00 PM

Travel the world with us every month. Free. 2nd, 3rd & 4th Thur, Jan thru Mar @ 2pm.

North IRC Library   772-589-1355  


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
  • 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
  • Second Friday of the Month, Fourth Friday of the Month — 12:00 PM

Learn the 9 Principles of Florida Friendly Landscaping and other exciting gardening topics.  Free and open to the public. 

October 12th: Vegetable Gardening
October 26th: Snowbird Gardening: Intro to Florida, plant selection, and plant establishment.
November 9th: Snowbird Gardening: Watering, pest management, and fertilizer.
December 14th: Snowbird Gardening:  Lawn management and container gardens.  
January 11th: Principle 1: Introduction to FFL and right plant, right place.  
January 25th: Principles 2 and 4: Water efficiently and mulch.
February 8th: Principles 3 and 6: Fertilize appropriately and manage yard pests.
February 22nd: Principle 5: Attract wildlife
March 8th: Butterfly Gardening
March 22nd: Principle 8: Reduce Stormwater runoff
April 12th: Rain Gardens
April 26th: Principle 9: Protect the waterfront
May 10th: Principle 7: Recycle
May 24th: Cover crops and solarization 

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


Brackett Library
  • 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
  • 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