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.
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October 2014 Calendar
November 2014 Calendar
|October 25||Saturday Afternoon at the Movies @ 2:15 pm October’s featured Film is Enchanted April. It's almost like taking a little mini-trip to Italy; a gorgeously filmed enchantment. Popcorn and lemonade will be served. This film is rated PG. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium|
|October 27||eBay Basics* @ 2:30 pm|
|October 27||Let’s Talk About It—Exploring the American West...Whose West?* @ 7:00 pm This evening’s discussion is of the novel Last Refuge: The Environmental Showdown in the American West by Jim Robbins. The discussion will be led by visiting scholar Louise Taylor, Meredith College, retired. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium|
|October 29||Intermediate Internet* @ 2:30 pm|
|October 30||Spooktacular* @ 4:00 pm K- Grade 5. Join us for spooky stories, creepy crafts, ghoulish games and more. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium|
|November 3||iPad Basics* @ 2:30 pm Learn the basics of using an iPad and downloading apps. Bring your own device|
|November 4||Iron Chef* @ 4:00 pm Grades 6-8. Do you enjoy cooking? Are you competitive? Do you think you have what it takes to earn the title of Library Iron Chef? Then the Iron Chef Competition is for you! Come and show off your culinary skills, but beware the Mystery Ingredient! Hayden H. Jones Auditorium|
|November 5||Windows 8 Basics* @ 2:30 pm This class will cover Window 8 basics including apps. Bring your own device|
|November 5||InBeTWEEN Wednesdays* @ 4:00 pm Grades 3 - 5. Do you have what it takes to be a MythBuster? Think it’s as easy as it looks on TV? Come to the library and debunk a myth, like “A piece of toast is more likely to land butter side down when it is dropped.” Hayden H. Jones Auditorium.|
|November 6||Artist of the Month @ 7:00 pm November’s featured artist is TWAA member Brenda Gear. The reception is free and open to the public. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium|
|November 8||YA TLC* @ 10:00 am Grades 6 - 12. Monthly meeting of the Teen Library Council. Members will plan, promote, and help out at the library! Conference Room|
|November 8||Card Making with Vanessa* @ 10:00 am Get a head start on the holidays by joining Vanessa to make a beautiful seasonal card. All supplies will be provided. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium|
|November 9||Kindle Fire Basics* @ 2:30 pm Learn how to use the Kindle Fire and download eBooks. Bring your own device|
|November 10||A Novel Idea Book Club @ 1:00 pm Come join the discussion of November’s featured novel Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. The book is available at the library. Conference Room|
|November 10||Intermediate Internet* @ 2:30 pm This class is designed for students who have basic internet skills and are looking to advance.|
|November 10||Coffeehouse/Open Mic/Karaoke* @ 6:00 pm Grades 9 - 12. Show off your talent in our first ever Coffeehouse/Open Mic! You are invited to perform comedy, sing, recite poetry, whatever you life, to an appreciative audience! Show off your talent—or watch your friends show off theirs. Sound equipment and karaoke machine will be available. Refreshments will be served. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium|
|November 11||The Library will be closed in observance of Veteran's Day.|
|November 12||Samsung Galaxy Basics* @ 2:30 pm Learn the basics of using a Galaxy Tablet and downloading apps. Bring your own device|
|November 17||Sign Language Basics* @ 2:30 pm No prior sign language experience is required. Adults and children are welcome. Deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing are welcome. The class will cover: fingerspelling, numbers, greetings, and basic signs. Conference Room|
|November 17||Let’s Talk About It—Exploring the American West...Whose West?* @ 7:00 pm The series concludes this evening with a discussion of On Gold Mountain: The One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of My Chinese American Family by Lisa See. The discussion will be led by visiting scholar Jose Ignacio Ocana, Campbell University RTP, adjunct faculty. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium|
|November 18 & 20||Beginning Internet* @ 10:15 This is a 2 day class. Learn about mouse basics, internet searching, email, and the library catalog.|
|November 19||Nook Basics* @ 2:30 pm Learn how to use the Nook and download eBooks. Bring your own device. Tutor Room|
|November 19||Children’s Movie Day! @ 4:00 pm Grades K - 5. November’s featured film is Mr. Peabody and Sherman. It’s the time-travelling adventures of an advanced canine and his adopted son, as they endeavor to fix a time rift they created. Rated PG. Light snacks will be served. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium|
|November 20||Graphic Novel Club* @ 6:00 pm Grades 6 - 8. Join the discussion as we explore themes and character development in graphic novels. Conference Room|
|November 24||Facebook 101* @ 2:30 pm Learn how to use the Facebook website to find “friends” and “like” pages.|
|November 24||Teen Scene: Movie Night—Maleficent* @ 6:00 pm Grades 6 - 12. Maleficent, the evil fairy who cursed Princess Aurora in Sleeping Beauty, was once a beautiful, pure-hearted young woman living an idyllic life in a peaceable forest kingdom. Betrayed, her pure heart turns to stone and she decides to place a curse on Aurora. But as the child grows up, she may be the kingdom’s only chance for peace. This movie is rated PG. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium.|
|November 26||The Library will close at 6 p.m.|
|November 27 & 28||The Library will be closed in celebration of Thanksgiving.|
|November 29||Saturday Afternoon at the Movies @ 2:15 pm November’s featured film is Jersey Boys. Directed by Clint Eastwood, it's the story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons. Popcorn and lemonade will be served. This film is rated R. No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without a parent. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium|
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