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.   

July 2015 Calendar
June 30: Write to a Hero. All ages. Drop in the Conference Room between 9 am and 8:30 pm to write a letter to a hero--in the military, the New Bern Police Department, the Craven County Sheriff's Department, or the New Bern Fire Department. All supplies will be provided. Fill out a blank card or design your own to say "Thank You" to those who work to keep us safe.
July 1: Advanced Beginning Sign Language* @ 3:00 pm. The class will cover fingerspelling, numbers, greetings, and basic signs. All are welcome. Conference Room
July 6: A Novel Idea Book Club @ 12:00 pm. July’s featured novel is Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian. In Sandcastle Girls, the author presents the reader with a sweeping historical love story steeped in the author’s Armenian heritage. Conference Room
July 7: K-9 Squad—Not All Heroes are Human! @ 1:00 pm. Join Sergeant Doug Ipock of the New Bern Police Department and learn how the K-9 Squad assists patrol officers in enhancing the safety of the citizens of the City of New Bern. All are welcome to attend. Auditorium
July 8: Microsoft Word 2010* @ 2:30 Students will learn the basics of Microsoft Word 2010: formatting, opening and saving files, graphics, and printing. Basic computer skills are required.
July 9: Artist of the Month @ 7:00 pm. July will feature the works of many members of the Twin Rivers Artist Association. Please join us for a reception and showing of their lovely works. Auditorium
July 13: BINGO @ 1:00pm Join us for BINGO! Enjoy refreshments and win prizes!! Auditorium
July 14 and 16: Beginning Internet* @ 10:15 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.
July 15: Facebook 101* @ 2:30 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.
July 14 and 16: Beginning Internet* @ 10:15 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.
July 18: Saturday Afternoon at the Movies @ 2:15 pm In this month’s featured film, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper) takes his sole mission -- protect his comrades -- to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. Kyle serves four tours of duty in Iraq. However, when he finally returns home, he finds that he cannot leave the war behind. This movie is rated R. No one under 17 will be admitted. Auditorium
July 20: Intermediate Internet*@ 2:30 pm In the intermediate-level class, students will review the basics and additional topics: favorites, NC-Live, flash drives, graphics, Internet security, Google Maps, and YouTube. Basic computer skills are required.
July 21: Android Tablets*@ 6:30 pm Learn how to use your Android Tablet – Google Nexus, Samsung Galaxy, or other Android (except Kindle Fire). No computer skills are required, but an Android Tablet is needed. The class will also cover eBooks.
July 22: iPad Basics* @ 2:30 pm Students will learn how to use their iPad – basic functions, apps, and eBooks. No computer skills are required. Bring your own iPad or iPad Mini (any generation).
July 23: Escape the Ordinary Amateur Photography Contest* @ 1:00pm. Photographs will be judged by the Coastal Photo Club of New Bern. Registration required to enter the contest. Conference Room
July 25: Family Movie Day! @ 3:00 pm All ages. In July’s featured film a special bond develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes. This movie is rated PG. Auditorium
July 28: BINGO @ 7:00pm Join us for BINGO! Enjoy refreshments and win prizes!! Auditorium
July 29: World of eBooks* @ 2:30 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. Students can bring tablets for questions and answers.

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Updated: June 30, 2015.