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 is required for programs marked with *   

June 2019 Calendar
TUESDAYS Preschool Storysteps ~ Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. ~ Ages 3 to 5 ~ Follow the footsteps under the rainbow for stories, music, puppetry, and much more! Children’s Mini-Theater
THURSDAYS Children's Story Hour will resume in September.
Children's Story Hour ~ Thursday, 4:00-5:00 p.m. ~ Grades K-2
~ An after-school adventure of storytelling and creative activities. Children's Mini-Theater
THURSDAYS StorySeekers will resume in September.
StorySeekers*
~ 4:00-5:00 p.m. ~ Ages 10-12 ~ Children develop storytelling techniques including oral storytelling, puppetry, and creative dramatics. Auditorium.
FRIDAYS T.O.T.S. - Time Out For Toddlers ~ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.~ Ages 18 months to 3 ~ Join Toady the Frog for books, rhymes, fingerplays, songs, and puppets! Children’s Mini-Theater
Tech Tutor*  Do you have specific questions about using a computer or other tech device? Need help with certain software applications? Sign up for a one-on-one tutoring session with a staff member and get your questions answered. Ask at the Reference Desk for available days and times.
June 1, 8, & 15: Tai Chi Easy with Jan ~ Saturday @ 9:30-10:30 a.m. ~ Gain better balance and circulation through this ancient practice for the mind, body, and spirit. The easy-to-duplicate steps allow participants of any ability or age to follow along. Please bring a mat or towel & water. Note: No class will be held June 22 or 29. Auditorium
June 3, 4, & 5: The Library will be CLOSED for installation of some new shelving and for staff development.
We anticipate opening in the afternoon of June 5.
June 6: Artist of the Month ~ 7:00-8:30 p.m. ~ The Twin Rivers Art Association invites you to a reception and viewing of art by Chauncey Covington. Auditorium
June 7: Gardening S.T.E.P.S.*~ 10:00-11:30 a.m. ~ Do you have volunteer plants you can’t use? Where did all these extra gloves, trowels, or other tools come from? Bring something to our Small Tools & Extra Plants Swap and take home something new! Parking Lot Carport
June 8, & 15: Tai Chi Easy with Jan ~ Saturday @ 9:30-10:30 a.m. ~ Gain better balance and circulation through this ancient practice for the mind, body, and spirit. The easy-to-duplicate steps allow participants of any ability or age to follow along. Please bring a mat or towel & water. Note: No class will be held June 22 or 29. Auditorium
June 10 & 24: Craven Chess Players*~ 4:30-5:30 p.m. ~ Ages 8 and older ~ Show off your best moves against other chess fans! Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time. Auditorium
June 11 & 13:  Beginning Internet*~ 10:00-11:30 a.m. ~ This is a 2-day class designed for new computer users who want to be introduced to the mouse and keyboard, Internet searching, email, printing, and the library’s online catalog. No computer skills are required.
June 11: Nite Owls Book Club*~ 6:30-7:30 p.m. ~ The library’s evening book club will discuss The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield. Conference Room
June 12: Facebook 101*~ 2:30-4:00 p.m. ~ Learn about the Facebook social networking site: finding friends, liking pages, and security issues. Basic computer skills are required, but an account is not needed.
June 11 & 13: Beginning Internet*~ 10:00-11:30 a.m. ~ This is a 2-day class designed for new computer users who want to be introduced to the mouse and keyboard, Internet searching, email, printing, and the library’s online catalog. No computer skills are required.
June 15: Tai Chi Easy with Jan ~ Saturday @ 9:30-10:30 a.m. ~ Gain better balance and circulation through this ancient practice for the mind, body, and spirit. The easy-to-duplicate steps allow participants of any ability or age to follow along. Please bring a mat or towel & water. Note: No class will be held June 22 or 29. Auditorium
June 15: Saturday @ the Movies ~ 3:00-5:00 p.m. ~ Glass ~ In this psychological superhero thriller, M. Night Shyamalan brings together two of his previous movies in this final installment. Using supernatural abilities, a security guard pursues a patient with twenty-four personalities. This movie is rated PG-13. Auditorium
June 18: River Readers Book Club*~ 1:00-2:00 p.m. ~ The group will discuss Varina by Charles Frazier. The reading group is closed to new participants at this time. Conference Room
June 19: iPad Basics*~ 2:30-4:00 p.m. ~ Students will learn to use their Apple iPad: basic functions, apps, and eBooks. No computer skills necessary, but an iPad or iPad Mini (any generation) is required.
June 20: The Edge of Space & Beyond*~ 6:00-7:30 p.m. ~ Join us for a brief history of America’s manned space program and what the future holds for humankind’s journey to the stars with NASA Solar System Ambassador Brandon Porter. Auditorium
June 21: Far Out Flicks ~ Fridays ~ Bring a snack and join us every Friday during Summer Reading for an out of this world movie or two. Auditorium
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. ~ E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial ~ PG
2:30-5:00 p.m. ~ Close Encounters of the Third Kind ~ PG
June 22: Family Movie*~ 3:00-4:45 p.m. ~ Grades K-5 ~ Astro Boy ~ A scientist builds a robot based on his deceased son. As the robot grows up, he befriends a gang of scavengers who live in a desolate wasteland. This movie is rated PG. Auditorium
June 24: Craven Chess Players*~ 4:30-5:30 p.m. ~ Ages 8 and older ~ Show off your best moves against other chess fans! Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time. Auditorium
June 24: Mango’s Universe of Languages*~ 6:00-7:00 p.m. ~ Use your digital device to expand your universe! Pick up a new language through Mango Languages available from NC LIVE. Learn how and take it with you! Conference Room
June 26: eBay Basics*~ 2:30-4:00 p.m. ~ This class covers the eBay auction site with emphasis on finding items, selling, PayPal, and security issues. Basic computer skills are required, but an eBay account is not needed.
June 27: Blast Off to a Universe of Stories*~ 2:30-3:30 p.m. ~ Summer reading is here! Get ready to blast off into a summer of books, adventures, and fun with special guest magician & storyteller, Gary Shelton. Registration required. Please call the Youth Services Department (252-638-7815) to register. Auditorium
June 27: The UFO & Me – A Religion Professor Looks at
Things in the Sky ~ 7:00-8:00 p.m. ~
Some believe in UFOs as visitors from outer space or possibly other dimensions. Others debunk or even ridicule the whole idea. David Halperin, Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies at UNC-CH, does not believe nor does he debunk. Come learn about his ideas of a third option. Auditorium
June 28: Far Out Flicks ~ Fridays ~ Bring a snack and join us every Friday during Summer Reading for an out of this world movie or two. Auditorium
10:00-11:45 a.m. ~ WALL-E ~ G
2:30-4:30 p.m. ~ Guardians of the Galaxy ~ PG-13

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Updated: May 30, 2019.