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.

August 2014 Adult Calendar August 2014 Youth Calendar
August 6: iPad Basics* @ 2:30 pm Learn the basics of using an iPad and downloading Apps. Students must supply their own device. Conference Room
August 7: World of eBooks* @ 2:00 pm Learn how to download free library eBooks to your device. Bring your device and your questions! Conference Room
August 7:  Artist of the Month Reception @ 7:00 pm This month will feature art by Edward Hood and Crystal Hood. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium
August 11: A Novel Idea Book Club @ 1:00 pm Come join the discussion of August’s featured novel The Paris Wife by Paula McClain. Conference Room
August 11:  Facebook 101* @ 2:30 pm Learn how to use the Facebook
website to find “friends” and “like” pages. Conference Room
August 15-18 The Library will be closed for renovations.
August 19 and 21: Beginning Internet* @ 10:15 am This is a 2 day class. Learn about mouse basics, internet searching, email, and the Library catalog. Conference Room
August 22: Lunch ‘n Learn—Travels with Barb @ 12:00 pm Join Barb Pier-son for an up-close look at the rich and varied country of Costa Rica—without ever leaving your chair! Bring a brown bag lunch. Beverages will be served. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium
August 23: Saturday Afternoon at the Movies @ 2:15 pm August’s feature film is The Monuments Men starring George Clooney and Matt Damon. An unlikely World War II platoon is tasked to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners. Popcorn and lemonade will be served. This movie is rated PG-13. Hayden H, Jones Auditorium.
August 25:  Let’s Talk About It - Exploring the American West...Whose West?* @ 7:00 pm This is the first session in our fall Let’s Talk About It series. Join us for a discussion of the novel The Legacy of Conquest: The Unbroken Past of the American West by Patricia Nelson Limerick. This study corrects the misperceptions of the American West based on representations from novels and films and shows how western history was—and is—a vast economic event. The discussion will be led by Willie Nelms, Director Emeritus of the Sheppard Memorial Library.

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