Services for Older Adults

Create Art! View our Older Adult Art Workshops and Register Here

Stay healthy as you age

Ageless Grace® is a revolutionary brain and body fitness program that consists of 21 simple exercise tools, done seated, to create healthy longevity of the body and brain.  Registration required.

  • Day & Time: Weekly on Mondays from 11 am – 12 pm
  • Location: Main Library, Community Meeting Room
  • Register: Call 847-448-8630 or Register Here

Aha! (active healthy aging) provides free monthly group fitness sessions for Older Adults ages 60+ with Evanston fitness professionals. Will it be Yoga, Zumba, Pilates, Calisthenics, Seated Weight Training, Tai Chi?  There will be different sessions each month. Reservation required.

  • Day & Time: Monthly on 2nd Thursday from 11 am – 12 pm
  • Location: Robert Crown Community Center, Room B/C
  • Register: Call 847-448-8630 or Register Here

Wits Workout combines intellectually-stimulating exercises, social interaction, and education about brain health in a friendly, engaging, and FUN way!  Exercises in wordplay, recall, creativity, logic, fun with numbers, and conversation.  Give your brain a workout!  Registration required.

  • Day & Time: Monthly on 1st Tuesday from 11 am – 12 pm
  • Location: Main Library, Falcon Room, 3rd Floor
  • Register: Call 847-448-8630 or Register Here

Learn technology skills

One on One Tech Training provides individual help for specific technology problems with computers, phones, and devices. Available in English or español.

  • Day & Time: Available during day and evening hours
  • Location:  In-person or virtual
  • Make an Appointment: Call 847-448-8635

Virtual Thursday Tech Tutorials are group classes where you will learn technology basics and increase your comfort level with technology. Class topics include: texting, phone camera, Windows 10, privacy, the cloud, and more.

  • Day & Time: Most Thursdays from 11 am – 1 pm
  • Location:  Virtual Zoom
  • Register: Call 847-448-8635 or Register Here

Get books and movies delivered to you

Books on Wheels is our service where Evanston residents who have difficulty coming in because of illness or disability may receive home delivery of library materials from a volunteer.

Understand the Maze of Medicare

Understanding the Maze of Medicare features an expert in the Medicare field who shares knowledge on Medicare and what is covered or not by the program. Learn about Medicare, Medicare Supplement and Medicare Advantage.

  • Day & Time: Monthly on 2nd Wednesday from 11 am – 12:30 pm
  • Location: Virtual Zoom
  • Register: Call 847-448-8630 or Register Here

Join a supportive community of those experiencing memory changes and their caregivers

Dementia Care Workshop series is brought to the library by Renewal Memory Partners. Call 847-448-8620 or click on the links below to register. Registration required.

  • Day & Time: Monthly on first Tuesday from 6 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Location:  Main Library, Community Meeting Room
  • Register: Call 847-448-8630 or Register Here

Memory Cafe is a supportive and engaging community featuring a different theme for each meeting, including: music, armchair travel, brain games, and more. No registration required.

  • Day & Time: Monthly on 3rd Saturday from 1 pm – 2 pm
  • Location:  Robert Crown Branch Library

Dementia Caregivers Support Group, sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association, provides a confidential support group for caregivers of those experiencing memory changes. No reservation required.

  • Day & Time: Monthly on 3rd Tuesday from 6:30 pm – 8 pm
  • Location:  Main Library, Community Meeting Room
  • Questions?: Call 847-448-8620 or email

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