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 2017 Calendar
March 2017 Calendar
TUESDAYS Preschool Storysteps ~ Tuesdays @ 9:30 am & 10:30 am ~ Ages 3 to 5 ~ Follow the footsteps under the rainbow for stories, music, puppetry, and much more! Children’s Mini-Theater
FRIDAYS T.O.T.S. - Time Out For Toddlers ~ Fridays @ 9:30 am & 10:30 am~ 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.
Feb. 27: Facebook 101*~ 2:30-4:00 p.m. ~ 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.
Feb. 27:  Let’s Talk About It: Imagining the Future*~ 7:00-8:30 p.m. ~ Our second book discussion features the classic sci-fi book, Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. Tonight’s visiting scholar will be Joe Gomez from NC State University. Auditorium
March 1: iPhone Basics* ~ 2:30-4:00 p.m. ~ Learn how to use your iPhone (any generation), including: contacts, apps, phone, and eBooks. No computer skills necessary, but an iPhone is required.
March 2: Artist of the Month ~ 7:00-8:30 p.m. ~ The library welcomes Bernice Abraham as the Artist of the Month for March. Join us for a reception and a viewing of her work. Auditorium
March 6: Windows 10* ~ 2:30-4:00 p.m. ~ Learn the basics of navigating the Windows 10 operating system, such as changing PC settings, customizing tiles on the start menu, switching apps, and shutting down. Basic computer skills are required. You my bring your own Windows 10 device or use a library laptop.
March 7 & 9: Beginning Internet* ~ 10:15-11:30 a.m. ~ This is a
2-day class. The class is 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.
March 7: eBay Basics* ~ 6:30-8:00 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.
March 8: InBeTWEEN Wednesdays* ~ 4:00-5:30 p.m. ~ Grades 3-5 ~ Fairy Tale STEM ~ Once upon a time… Join us for some familiar stories with a STEM twist. Auditorium
March 7 & 9: Beginning Internet* ~ 10:15-11:30 a.m. ~ This is a 2-day class. The class is 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.
March 11 & 18: Tai Chi Easy with Jan ~ 9:30-10:30 a.m. ~ Come learn the benefits of better balance and circulation through this ancient practice for the mind, body, and spirt. The easy-to-duplicate steps allow for participants of any ability or age to follow along. Please bring a mat or towel & water. Note: No class will be held on March 4 or 25. Auditorium
March 11: Saturday @ the Movies ~ 3:00-5:15 p.m. ~ The Light Between Oceans ~ Based on the novel by M.L. Stedman, this is a story of a lighthouse keeper and his wife who find a baby adrift in a row boat. They decide to keep her and raise her as their own with fateful consequences. The movie is rated PG-13. Auditorium
March 13: Teen Scene* ~ 6:00-8:00 p.m. ~ Grades 6-12 ~ Hour of Coding ~ Get Connected at the Library! Come learn the basics of computer science with drag-and-drop programming. We will be using web-based, game-like, self-directed tutorials created by Code.org. Auditorium
March 15: Android Tablets* ~ 2:30-4:00 p.m. ~ Learn how to use your Android Tablet—Google Nexus, Samsung Galaxy, or other Android device(except Kindle Fire). The class will also cover eBooks. No computer skills necessary, but an Android Tablet is required.
March 15: Children’s Movie Day* ~ 4:00-5:45 p.m. ~ Grades K-5 ~ Pete’s Dragon ~ When a mysterious 10-year-old boy, Pete, turns up claiming to live in the woods with a giant green dragon, it’s up to a forest ranger, Grace, and young Natalie to learn where the boy came from, where he belongs, and the truth about this magical dragon. This movie is rated PG. Auditorium
March 15: Ready, Set, Write: Writer’s Workshop* ~ 6:30-8:30 p.m. ~ Join other new writers for an active workshop filled with writing exercises and beginning tips with writing instructor, Bob Golden. Auditorium
March 16: YA Graphic Novel Club* ~ 6:00-7:00 p.m. ~ Grades 6-12 ~ Try your hand at being a comic strip artist! This month members will create a four panel comic strip and discuss the fundamentals of story flow and use of image. Conference Room
March 11 & 18: Tai Chi Easy with Jan ~ 9:30-10:30 a.m. ~ Come learn the benefits of better balance and circulation through this ancient practice for the mind, body, and spirt. The easy-to-duplicate steps allow for participants of any ability or age to follow along. Please bring a mat or towel & water. Note: No class will be held on March 4 or 25. Auditorium
March 20: iPad Basics* ~ 2:30-4:00 p.m. ~ Students will learn how to use their iPad—basic functions, apps, and eBooks. No computer skills necessary, but an iPad or iPad Mini (any generation) is required.
March 20: Let’s Talk About It: Imagining the Future* ~ 7:00-8:30 p.m. ~ Our third book discussion features the classic sci-fi book, I, Robot by Isaac Asimov. Tonight’s visiting scholar will be Helena Feder from East Carolina University. Auditorium
March 21: River Readers Book Club* ~ 1:00-2:00 p.m. ~ This month the group will discuss A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman. Conference Room
March 22: InBeTWEEN Wednesdays* ~ 4:00-5:30 p.m. ~ Grades 3-5 ~ Minute to Win It! Library Edition ~ Bring your friends to compete in a series of 60-second challenges and experience the excitement of beating the clock like never before. Auditorium
March 25: Meet the Author ~ 1:30-3:00 p.m. ~ Come meet local author and educator, Dr. Betty Minus-Murrell, as she presents inspiring lessons and strategies from her book, Unbogus: Living the Authentic Life. Auditorium
March 29: Kindle Fire Basics* ~ 2:30-4:00 p.m. ~ This class will cover the basics of the Kindle Fire tablet—basic functions, apps, and eBooks. No computer skills necessary, but a Kindle Fire (any version) or Fire Phone is required.

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Updated: February 27, 2017.