The library will be closed on Monday, January 21st for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.


Marian Fell Library
  • Thursday, January 24th — 1:00 PM

63 North Cypress Street, Fellsmere

Stop in and learn about all of the free resources available to you and your family.  Free refreshments!  Free crafts and games for children!  Sign-up for a free library card!

This newest branch of the Indian River County Library System is brought to you through a partnership with the City of Fellsmere and Indian River County Board of County Commissioners.

Tanya   (772) 770-5060 x4137   thuff@irclibrary.org


North IRC Library
  • Thursday, January 24th — 10:00 AM
  • Friday, January 25th — 10:00 AM
  • Saturday, January 26th — 10:00 AM

Join the Friends of the North IRC Library for their annual used book sale.

North IRC Library   772-589-1355  


IRC Main Library
  • Friday, January 25th — 10:30 AM
  • Starting February 1stFirst Friday of the Month, Third Friday of the Month — 10:30 AM
North IRC Library
  • Starting January 24thSecond Thursday of the Month, Fourth Thursday of the Month — 10:30 AM

This homeschool program will feature an exploration of a different topic each week via books, videos, music, art and more. Topics may include, but are not limited to, space, zombies, comics, animals, and geography. This program is intended for six through twelve year olds. Registration is not required.

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


Tree City USA: 37 Years. Have you seen this sign and wondered what it meant? 

Join us as the City of Vero Beach Tree and Beautification Commission presents an hour-long talk answering that very question and more. Karl Zimmermann, past Commission Chairman, will address the City's tree ordinance, and Joe Sentance will delight the audience with helpful tree trimming and pruning tidbits. 

Ten lucky attendees will leave with a tree seedling! 

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


North IRC Library
  • Tuesday, January 29th — 2:00 PM

How to prepare for the new year with gemstones and visioning. Presented by Alyssa Medina & Kathryn Flanagan.

North IRC Library   772-589-1355  


North IRC Library
  • Tuesday, January 29th — 6:00 PM

Elementary school aged children and their parents are invited to join us to design and decorate their own tote bag or apron. All supplies are provided for this free program. For more information contact Ms. Susan at 772 589-1355 ext 4523.

Susan   772 589 1355   smelasi@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Thursday, September 20th — 3:00 PM
North IRC Library
  • Wednesday, January 30th — 3:30 PM

A blind taste test! Sample Oreos and guess their flavors. Prizes will be awarded for the most accurate palate. Teens only (grades 7-12)

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


IRC Main Library
  • Tuesday, February 5th — 1:00 PM

Experience virtual reality!  Take fun pictures with our Green Screen! Learn about 3D Printing! Bring your device and download a Free eBook! Plus more! Free program. No registration is required.  

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


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! ) 


IRC Main Library
  • Friday, February 8th — 9:00 AM
  • Thursday, May 16th — 9:00 AM
Brackett Library
  • Wednesday, April 10th — 4:00 PM

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
  • Monday, February 11th — 6:00 PM

Take a journey back in time to old Vero through a documentary series presented by Indian River County Historical Society.  No registration is required.  

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


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  


IRC Main Library
  • Thursday, February 14th — 3:30 PM

Skip the roses and sappy love songs this year and join us for crafts, games, a movie where people don't fall in love, and a terrible love poetry contest. Don't worry, we'll still have chocolate. Teens only (grades 7-12).

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


IRC Main Library
  • Monday, February 18th — 2:00 PM

Learn the basics of candle making and make your own candle.  All supplies will be provided, but spots are limited. Registration required.

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


IRC Main Library
  • Wednesday, February 20th — 2:00 PM

Presented by Paula Thibideau, Community Wellness Manger, VNA of the Treasure Coast. 


The Spotlight Lecture Series provides monthly lectures on a variety of topics.

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


IRC Main Library
  • Thursday, September 13th — 3:00 PM
  • Thursday, October 4th — 3:00 PM
  • Thursday, November 1st — 3:00 PM
  • Thursday, February 21st — 3:30 PM
  • Thursday, March 14th — 3:30 PM
  • Thursday, April 18th — 3:30 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


Brackett Library
  • Thursday, February 21st — 2:00 PM

Free class but registration is required.  Limited Space is available. Please call Hollie at 772-226-3080 ext. 4550 to register. 

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


IRC Main Library
  • Monday, February 25th — 6:00 PM

Join us for an evening of traditional-style bluegrass, old-time country classics, Americana and more with the Blue Cypress Bluegrass Band.  Free and open to the public.

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


North IRC Library
  • Tuesday, February 26th — 6:00 PM

Elementary school-aged children and their families are invited to join us for a Bingo Night! A fun night for everyone, and prizes too! Registration is not required.

Susan Melasi   772 589 4523 ext 4523   smelasi@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Thursday, October 11th — 3:00 PM
North IRC Library
  • Wednesday, February 27th — 3:30 PM

Sample foods inspired by some of our favorite books and try your hand at turning old books into new works of art.

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


IRC Main Library
  • Thursday, March 7th — 3:30 PM

Repurposing is the new recycling. Try your hand at turning old books into new works of art. All supplies provided!

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


IRC Main Library
  • Tuesday, March 12th — 2:00 PM

Presented by Carolyn Bayless of the Indian River County Historical Society, this presentation will explore the contributions of some of Indian River County's most historic women. This event is free and open to the public.


Jessica   772-770-5060   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Thursday, November 8th — 3:00 PM
North IRC Library
  • Wednesday, March 13th — 3:30 PM

Sample different flavors of Pringles chips and vote on your favorite! Teens only (grades 7-12).

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


IRC Main Library
  • Thursday, March 14th — 6:00 PM

Move beyond corned beef and cabbage and learn how this creative and healthy cuisine can be a part of your diet beyond St. Patrick's Day.  Free program. No registration is required. 

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


IRC Main Library
  • Monday, March 18th — 11:00 AM

Matthew Gurnsey delights audiences of all age groups with his rousing performances of traditional Irish and Scottish music.  Free and open to the public.  No registration is required. 

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


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  


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

Presented by Chrissy Trujillo, Vitalic Photo


The Spotlight Lecture Series provides monthly lectures on a variety of topics.

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


IRC Main Library
  • Thursday, March 21st — 6:00 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.  No registration is required.  


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


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 10th — 3:30 PM

Sample marshmallow peeps and build your own Peep diorama.  Teens only (grades 7-12)

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


IRC Main Library
  • Thursday, April 11th — 3:30 PM

Bring your friends and enjoy a variety of board games, party games, and video games. We will feature the library's virtual reality goggles and our 3D printer. Teens only (Gr. 7-12)

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


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  


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

Relaxing activities to help you feel cozy and content. 


The Spotlight Lecture Series provides monthly lectures on a variety of topics.

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


IRC Main Library
  • Wednesday, May 15th — 2:00 PM

Presented by Bob Montanaro

The Spotlight Lecture Series provides monthly lectures on a variety of topics.

Jessica   772-770-5060 ext. 4121   jmatthews@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


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


Brackett Library
  • Starting September 9thFirst 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 — 3:00 PM

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

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


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

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
  • Starting September 16thSecond 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
  • Starting September 23rdThird 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
  • Starting September 10thTuesdays — 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


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


North IRC Library
  • Starting October 15thSecond 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
  • Starting October 15thSecond 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
  • Starting February 5thFirst 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
  • Starting August 21stWednesdays — 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
  • Starting September 11thWednesdays — 1:00 PM
  • 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


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


IRC Main Library
  • Starting September 11thFirst 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


North IRC Library
  • Starting November 27thThird 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 October 2ndLast 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


IRC Main Library
  • Tuesdays — 10:30 AM
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
  • Starting September 12thFirst 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


North IRC Library
  • Starting August 8thFirst Thursday of the Month — 2:00 PM
  • First Thursday of the Month — 2:00 PM

First Thursday of each month, 2-4pm. Free. Refreshments served and a short movie trivia contest with prizes.

772-589-1355  


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  


North IRC Library
  • Starting September 26thThird Thursday of the Month — 10:30 AM

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


Brackett Library
  • Starting October 3rdLast 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


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

First Friday of the Month @12:00 PM. Bring a bag lunch and enjoy a movie and popcorn on us!
New Feature films for adults. No registration required. Call Hollie at 772-226-3080 ext. 4550 for more information.

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


Brackett Library
  • Starting October 18thSecond 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
  • Starting October 25thThird 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
  • Starting February 9thSecond 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