New Bern-Craven County
Public Library

a member of the Craven-Pamlico-Carteret Regional Library System

Calendar of Events

Call (252) 638-7800 for information on a specific program.
All programs will be held in the Hayden H. Jones Auditorium unless otherwise specified.

Printable calendars and past issues of newsletters are available online.

*Registration required.     **No registration required.

April 2014 Adult Calendar    April 2014 Youth Calendar 
March 31 Facebook 101 Computer Class. Advanced registration is required. Conference Room. 2:30*
April 2 Tablet Workshop—iPad and iPad Mini. Advanced registration is re-quired. Conference Room. 2:30*
April 2 InBeTWEEN Wednesdays—Iron Chef! Do you think you have what it takes to earn the title of Library IRON CHEF? Come show off your culinary skills, but beware...the Mystery Ingredient! For grades 3 through 5. Registration is suggested. As space is limited. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium. 4:00**
April 3 There will be no Artist Reception this month. The artwork of Arthur Boucias will remain during the month of April.
April 5 Scrapbooking with Vanessa. Bring your supplies! Bring your creativity! A scrapbooking extravaganza! Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium. 10:00**
April 7 & 9 Microsoft Word 2010 Computer Class. Advanced registration is required. Conference Room. 2:30*
April 7 Let’s Talk About It—Tarheel Fiction: Stories of Home.” Tonight’s discussion of Ferris Beach by Jill McCorkle will be led by visiting scholar Lucinda MacKethan. “Let’s Talk About It” is made possible by funding from the North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, in partnership with the North Carolina Center for the Book, Advanced registration is required. The book is available at the library. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium. 7:00*
April 11 Spring Cardmaking Fun with June and Kathy. All supplies will be provided. Space is limited to 12. Sign up at the Information Desk or by calling 638-7807. Refreshments will be served. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium. 10:00*
April 12 T.R.A.I.N. (Teenage Readers Active in New Bern) meeting. Advanced registration is required. Refreshments will be served. Conference Room. 10:00*
April 12 Saturday Matinee. April’s featured film is Captain Phillips, the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hi-jacked in two hundred years. This movie is rated PG-13. Popcorn and lemon-ade will be served. Hayden H., Jones Auditorium. 2:15**
April 15 & 17 Beginning Internet Computer Class. Advanced registration is required. Conference Room. 10:15*
April 16 Movie Day! April’s featured film is "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs." The most delicious event since macaroni met cheese. Inspired by the beloved children's book, the film focuses on a town where food falls from the sky like rain. For grades K-5. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium. 4:00**
April 18, 19 & 20 The Library will be closed in honor of Good Friday and the Easter Holiday.
April 21 “A Novel Idea” Book Discussion Club. April’s featured novel is Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini and is the unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father's servant. The club is open to the public and the book is available at the Library. Confer-ence Room. 1:00**
April 21 YA Poetry Café Reception. Poetry readings and refreshments. All teens are welcome. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium. 6:00**
April 22 “Camino de Santiago – A Pilgrimage Walk.” The Friends of the New Bern Public Library invite you to join Dan Miller as he shares his experiences taking a 560 mile walk from St. Jean Pied de Port in the Pyrenees of France to Santiago de Compostela and finishing at the “End of the Earth” – Finisterre, Spain. Partake in this time of reflection and soul-searching. Free and open to the public. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium. 7:00**
April 23 Tablet Workshop—Windows 8 and 8.1. Advanced registration is re-quired. Conference Room. 2:30*
April 24 Poetry Pizza Party! Ages 5 to 12. Participants must submit original poems by Thursday, April 17. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium. 5:00*
April 27  Holocaust Remembrance Day - Journeys Through the Holocaust. The theme recalls the various journeys taken during this dark period, from depor-tation to incarceration to freedom, and how this experience transformed the lives of those who endured it. These are stories of pain and suffering, yet ulti-mately also of triumph and renewal, serving as a guiding force for future gen-erations. Join members of Temple B’nai Sholem for this moving program. Free and open the public. Refreshments will be served. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium. 2:00*
April 28 Tablet and eReader Petting Zoo. Try out the Nook, the Kindle, the Samsung Galaxy Note, and Google Nexus, Space is limited. Sign up at the Information Desk or by calling 638-7807. Conference Room. 2:30
April 28 Let’s Talk About It—Tarheel Fiction: Stories of Home.” The series concludes with a discussion of I am One of You Forever by Fred Chappell, led by visiting scholar Willie Nelms. “Let’s Talk About It” is made possible by funding from the North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, in partnership with the North Carolina Center for the Book, Hayden H. Jones Auditorium. 7:00*
April 30 Facebook 101 Computer Class. Advanced registration is required. Conference Room. 2:30*

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