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.   

February 2016 Calendar
Feb 3: Kindle Fire Basics* ~ 2:30-4:00 pm ~ This class will cover the basics of the Kindle Fire tablet – basic functions, apps, and eBooks. No computer skills are required, but a Kindle Fire (any version) or Fire Phone is required.
Feb 4: Artist of the Month ~ 7:00-8:30 pm ~ The library celebrates Black History Month with works by Sharon Logan. Join us for a reception and viewing of this month’s exhibit. Auditorium
Feb 6: Poet’s Cafe ~ 10:30 am-12:00 pm ~ Poets and poetry lovers, join us for an open mic morning of original poetry. Those who want to share their work should sign up at the door. Auditorium
Feb 8: Let’s Talk About It- Mysteries: Clues to Who We Are ~ 7:00 pm ~ Join us for a discussion of the novel Dance Hall of the Dead by Tony Hillerman. The discussion will be led by visiting scholar, Tom Douglass from ECU. Auditorium
Feb 9 & 11: Beginning Internet* ~ 10:15-11:30 am ~ This is a 2-day class. Learn about mouse basics, internet searching, email, and the library catalog.
Feb 9: YA Teen Scene* ~ 4:30 ~ Grades 6-12 ~ 9th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration! Learn about the holiday and New Orleans, enjoy refreshments, play games, listen to music, do crafts, and have fun! Auditorium
Feb 10: Windows 10* ~ 2:30-4:00 pm ~ Learn how to navigate the Windows 10 operating system – pinning, opening and moving tiles, and shut down. Basic computer skills are required. A Windows 10 laptop or tablets is required.
Feb 10: InBeTWEEN Wednesdays* ~ 4:00-6:00 pm ~ Grades 3-5 ~  Auditorium
Feb 9 & 11: Beginning Internet* ~ 10:15-11:30 am ~ This is a 2-day class. Learn about mouse basics, internet searching, email, and the library catalog.
Feb 13: TLC* ~ 10:00-11:00 am ~ Grades 6-12 ~ Monthly meeting of the Teen Library Council. Members plan, promote, and help out in the library. Participants need to apply for membership in this group. Conference Room
Feb 15: The Library will be closed for Staff Training Day.
Feb 16: New Bern River Readers Book Club* ~ 1:00 pm ~ This month we will be discussing The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon. Conference Room
Feb 17: PowerPoint 2010* ~ 2:30-4:00 pm ~ PowerPoint is a presen-tation software program. This class will cover: creating slides, graphics, special effects, and slide shows. Basic computer skills are required.
Feb 17: Children’s Movie Day* ~ 4:00-5:45 pm ~ Grades K-5 ~ February’s feature film is Snow Buddies. Talking puppy buddies go on a thrilling dogsled race across Alaska. This movie is rated G. Auditorium
Feb 18: Graphic Novel Club* ~ 6:00-7:00 pm ~ Grades 6-12 ~ Infinite Possibilities: What is the Multiverse? Come join the conversation. Conference Room
Feb 20: Saturday Afternoon at the Movies ~ 2:15-4:15 pm ~ This month’s feature film is The Age of Adeline. For almost a century, Adaline has remained 29-years-old. She lives a very solitary life to protect her secret until she meets a handsome man. Now her life is about to change forever. This movie is rated PG-13. Auditorium
Feb 21: George Rue: to Boston and Back ~ 3:00-4:30 pm ~ Catherine Bishir, author and curator of Architecture Special Collections at North Carolina State University Libraries will share insights on the life of George Rue, founder of Rue’s Chapel AME Church. Auditorium
Feb 22: iPad Basics* ~ 2:30-4:00 pm ~ Students will learn how to use their iPad – basic functions, apps, and eBooks. No computer skills are required, but an iPad or iPad Mini (any generation) is required.
Feb 22: YA 6th-8th* ~ 4:30-6:00 pm ~ Grades 6-8 ~ Shakespeare: Funny Talk. Learn about Shakespearean comedies and discover what words and phrases were coined by the Bard and are still in popular use today! Refreshments, games, music, crafts, and fun. Auditorium
Feb 23: World of eBooks* ~ 6:30-8:00 pm ~ This class will show students how to download OneClick Digital eBooks to their tablet, smartphone, NOOK eReader, and Windows desktop/laptop. No computer skills are required. Devices are not required, but you may bring yours for specific questions and hands on help.
Feb 24: InBeTWEEN Wednesdays* ~ 4:00-6:00 pm ~ Grades 3-5 ~  Auditorium
Feb 29: Publisher 2010*~ 2:30-4:00 pm~ This class deals with the Microsoft desktop publishing program, Publisher. Students will learn: basics functions, graphics, printing, and creating a flyer. Basic computer skills are required.
Feb 29: YA 9th-12th* ~ 4:30-6:00 pm ~ Grades 9-12 ~ The Play’s the Thing: Tragedies of Shakespeare. Blood and Gore and Death and Drama. Come talk about the Bard in this, the winter of our discontent. Auditorium
Feb 29: Let’s Talk About It- Mysteries: Clues to Who We Are ~ 7:00 pm ~ Join us for a discussion of the novel Time’s Witness, by Michael Malone. The discussion will be led by visiting scholar, Frank Deena from ECU. Auditorium

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Updated: January 27, 2016.