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.   

June 2016 Calendar
May 28: Saturday Afternoon at the Movies ~ 2:15-4:15 pm ~ May’s feature film is The Intern. Robert deNiro and Anne Hathaway are intern and boss in this new light comedy. This movie is rated PG-13. Auditorium
May 29: The Library begins its summer hours and begins closing on Sundays. We will resume Sundays beginning September 11.
May 30: The Library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.
June 1: 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. Tutoring Room
June 2:  Artist of the Month ~ 7:00-8:30 pm ~ DiAnne McEwen is June’s Artist of the Month. Join us for a reception and viewing of her work. Auditorium
June 6: World of eBooks* ~ 2:30-4:00 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.
June 7 & 9: Beginning Internet* ~ 10:15-11:30 am ~ This is a 2-day class. This class is designed for new computer users who want to be introduced to the mouse and keyboard, Internet searching, email, printing, and the library online catalog. No computer skills are required
June 8: Windows 10* ~ 2:30-4:00 pm ~ Learn the basics of navigating the Windows 10 operating system — changing PC settings, customizing tiles on the start menu, switching apps, and shutting down. Basic computer skills are required. You may bring your own Windows 10 device or use a library laptop.
June 7 & 9: Beginning Internet* ~ 10:15-11:30 am ~ This is a 2-day class. This class is designed for new computer users who want to be introduced to the mouse and keyboard, Internet searching, email, printing, and the library online catalog. No computer skills are required
June 9:  SRP Kick-Off: Rags to Riches Performance* ~ 5:00 pm & 7:00 pm ~ Birth - Grade 5 ~ The touring theatre Rags to Riches will kick-off the Children’s Summer Reading program with two lively performances of their version of “The Princess and the Pea.” Free tickets are available at the Youth Services Desk and must be presented for admission. Performance will be approximately 45 min. Auditorium
June 13: Android Tablets* ~ 2:30-4:00 pm ~ Learn how to use your Android Tablet – Google Nexus, Samsung Galaxy, or other Android (except Kindle Fire). The class will also cover eBooks. No computer skills are required, but an Android Tablet is needed.
June 14: Healthy Skin Healthy You* ~ 2:00-3:30 pm ~ Lisa Burchese of Fountain of Youth Esthetics will be demonstrating how to create natural facial products for healthy skin this summer. Come join us to learn tips and tricks for a healthy glow. Auditorium
June 14:  Basic Sign Language I* ~ 6:30-8:00 pm ~ The class will cover fingerspelling, numbers, greetings, and basic signs. No prior sign language experience is required. Deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing are welcome. Conference Room
WEDNESDAYS beginning June 15: Walking Readers* ~ Wednesday @ 8:00 am ~ Join library staff for a leisurely 30-45 minute walk through the library neighborhood. Discuss your latest good read with fellow walkers or bring an audio book to listen to as we walk. Meet at the bike rack in the parking lot. Every Wednesday morning June 15 - August 3.
June 18: Family BINGO ~ 10:00-11:00 am ~ Join us for BINGO and win prizes!! Space is limited, so please come early to get in a game! Auditorium
June 18: Saturday Afternoon at the Movies ~ 2:15-4:30 pm ~ This month’s feature film is Creed. When Adonis Johnson Creed, seeks out his late father's nemesis-turned-best friend, Rocky Balboa, to recruit him as a trainer, Balboa step up to get him in shape for a shot at the title. This movie is rated PG-13. Auditorium
June 21: New Bern River Readers Book Club* ~ 1:00-2:00 pm ~ We will be discussing The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Conference Room
June 22: eBay Basics* ~ 2:30-4:00 ~ 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 23:  Healthy Living with Hypnosis* ~ 7:00-8:30 pm ~ Daniel McDaniel, of N-Trance Pathways to Wellness, will show how hypnosis can lead to peace of mind, happiness, and personal growth. Auditorium
June 25: Children’s Movie Day* ~ 3:00-5:00 pm ~ Grades K-5 ~ Join us this month for a Saturday afternoon movie. We will be showing Cars 2. Star racer Lightning McQueen and the incomparable tow truck, Mater, take their friendship to exciting new places when they head overseas to compete in the first ever world Grand Prix to determine the world’s fastest car. This movie is rated G. Auditorium
June 27: Facebook 101* ~ 2:30-4:00 pm ~ Students will learn about the Facebook social networking site – finding friends, liking pages, and security issues. Basic computer skills are required, but a Facebook account is not needed.
June 27: YA Checking In* ~ 4:00-5:30 pm ~ Grades 6 –12 ~ We are kicking off the YA summer reading fun with the Competitive Eating Challenge! See how much you can ‘stomach’...or watch your friends eat their way to victory!
June 28: BINGO Olympics ~ 3:00-4:00 pm ~ Join us for BINGO Olympics! What does a scuba diver, squirrel waterskiing, and the roller derby have in common? They are all in this summer’s new Bingo game. Come play and win prizes! Space is limited, so please come early to get in a game! Auditorium

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Updated: May 9, 2016.