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 is required for programs marked with *   

November 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.
Nov. 2: Artist of the Month ~ 7:00-8:30 p.m. ~ The library welcomes Cristina Como as the Twin Rivers Art Association’s Artist of the Month. Join us for a reception and a viewing of her work. Auditorium
Nov. 6: Let’s Talk About It: Making Tracks*~ 7:00-8:30 p.m. ~ Our last discussion features the book Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson. Explore what it means to be homeless and boundless with visiting scholar Bill DiNome, Assistant Director of Student Media at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Auditorium
Nov. 8: InBeTWEEN Wednesdays*~ 4:00-6:00 p.m. ~ Grades 3-5 ~ Book vs. Movie: Which Is Better? ~ Come watch the screen adaptation of the Newbery Medal winner Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien followed by a discussion of book vs. movie. Copies of the book are available for check out in the Youth Services Department. The movie is rated G. Auditorium
Nov. 11: The Library will be closed in observance of Veteran's Day.
Nov. 13: Teen Scene*~ 6:00-7:30 p.m. ~ Grades 6-12 ~ Meet The Author ~ Come hear author Sarah Maury Swan discuss her book Terror’s Identity and provide direction to those wanting to write a novel or novella of their own! Auditorium
Nov. 14 & 16: Beginning Internet*~ 10:00-11:30 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.
Nov. 14: Basic Sign Language 2*~ 6:30-8:30 p.m. ~ Learn greetings, common conversational phrases, and simple sentences. Familiarity with fingerspelling is helpful. Learn to communicate with the deaf and hard of hearing. Tutoring Room
Nov. 14: Night Owls Book Club*~ 6:30-7:30 p.m. ~ The library’s new book club gets started this month with a discussion of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Shaffer. Conference Room
Nov. 15: Children’s Movie Day*~ 4:00-5:45 p.m. ~ Grades K-5 ~ The Jungle Book ~ A panther leads a human boy on a trek through the jungle in order to reunite him with his kind. Along the way, the boy encounters a lazy bear, a devious snake, an ambitious orangutan, and a grudge-bearing tiger. This movie is rated PG. Auditorium
Nov. 15: Ready, Set, Write: Writer’s Workshop*~ 7:00-8:30 p.m. ~ Join other new writers for an active workshop filled with writing exercises and beginning tips from writing instructor, Bob Golden. Auditorium
Nov. 14 & 16: Beginning Internet*~ 10:00-11:30 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.
Nov. 18 Tai Chi Easy with Jan ~ 9:30-10:30 a.m. ~ Learn the benefits of better balance and circulation through this ancient practice for the mind, body, and spirit. The easy-to-duplicate steps allow participants of any ability or age to follow along. Please bring a mat or towel & water.
Note: No class will be held on November 4, 11 or 25. Auditorium
Nov. 18: Saturday @ the Movies ~ 3:00-4:45 p.m. ~ Collateral Beauty ~ Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time, and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty. This movie is rated PG-13. Auditorium
Nov. 19: CHASERS: Paranormal Investigators ~ 3:00-4:00 p.m. ~ Join the Carolina Haunted and Supernatural Enlightenment Research Society to learn the secrets and stories from real ghostbusters as they discuss their paranormal investigations. Auditorium
Nov. 21: River Readers Book Club*~ 1:00-2:00 p.m. ~ This month the group will discuss The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin. The reading group is closed to new participants at this time. Conference Room
Nov. 22: InBeTWEEN Wednesdays*~ 4:00-5:30 p.m. ~ Grades 3-5 ~ T.E.A.M. ~ Join us for an afternoon of team-building activities, games, and fun as we discover the benefits of working together. Auditorium Young Adult Programs
Nov. 23 & 24: The library will close at 6 p.m. on November 22 and remain closed November 23 & 24 in observance of Thanksgiving. The library will reopen on Saturday, November 25 at 9 a.m.

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Updated: November 6, 2017.