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.   

March 2015 Calendar

February 25: InBeTWEEN Wednesdays* @ 4:00 pm Grades 3 - 5. You are invited to compete in Olympic-style events, with a chocolate twist. Join us for an afternoon of fun, and you just might win a gold medal! Hayden H. Jones Auditorium.
February 28: Lunch ’n Learn—”Let There Be Light” @ 12:00 pm. Join us for a enlightening presentation on the history of gas lighting in New Bern. Bring a brown bag lunch. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium.
March 2: A Novel Idea Book Club @ 1:00 pm. March’s novel is Stone Angel by Margaret Laurence. Conference Room
March 2: Sign Language Basics* @ 6:30 pm The class will cover finger spelling, numbers, greetings, and basic signs. No prior sign language experience is required. Adults and children are welcome. Deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing are welcome. Conference Room
March 2: Let’s Talk About It: Altered Landscapes* @ 7:00 pm Join us for a discussion of the novel Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen. The discussion will be led by visiting scholar, Lynn Salsi. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium
March 3: Youth Art Series* (Part 1 of 4) @ 4:30 pm Grades K-5. Celebrate Youth Art Month! Join us as we highlight four famous artists. One craft project based on the selected artist’s technique will be completed each week. Unleash your creative side! Hayden H. Jones Auditorium. Other dates in the series are March 10, 17, & 24
March 4: PowerPoint 2010* @ 2:30 pm Learn the basics of creating slides for presentations.
March 5: Artist of the Month @ 7:00 pm March’s featured artist is Laura Gammons. Please join us for a reception and showing of her work. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium
March 8: Publisher 2010* @ 2:30 pm. Learn how to create professional and personalized newsletters, brochures, post cards & more.
March 10: YA 6-8 Game Night* @ 6:30 pm Play Mario Kart, Super Mario World or Just Dance on the Nintendo Wii and Xbox 360! Build your own world in Minecraft! Choose from a wide selection of board games! Show off your Magic: The Gathering or Yi-Gi-oh! Trading cards! You can even bring your own handheld gaming system like a Nintendo DS or a PlayStation Portable! Hayden H. Jones Auditorium.
March 10: Youth Art Series* (Part 2 of 4) @ 4:30 pm Grades K-5. Celebrate Youth Art Month! Join us as we highlight four famous artists. One craft project based on the selected artist’s technique will be completed each week. Unleash your creative side! Hayden H. Jones Auditorium. Other dates in the series are March 3, 17 & 24
March 11 and 12: Beginning Internet* @ 10:15 am This is a 2-day class. Learn about mouse basics, internet searching, email, and the library catalog. (March 11 in the Auditorium)
March 11: Word 2010* @ 2:30 pm Learn to create, edit, and format a document and graphics using Word 2010. (Tutor Room)
March 14: 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
March 15: Pinterest Party! @ 3:00 pm Join creative members of the Reference Department and make a chalkboard wine bottle. All supplies will be provided. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium.
March 16: YA 9-12: Work It Out* @ 6:00 pm Learn how to write a resume, fill out a job application, rock the interview, and get that job! Hayden H. Jones Auditorium
March 17: Lunch ‘n Learn—Ireland @ 12:00 pm Join award winning photographer Tom McCabe for an armchair tour of the Emerald Isle. Bring a brown bag lunch. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium
March 17: Youth Art Series* (Part 3 of 4) @ 4:30 pm Grades K-5. Celebrate Youth Art Month! Join us as we highlight four famous artists. One craft project based on the selected artist’s technique will be completed each week. Unleash your creative side! Hayden H. Jones Auditorium. Other dates in the series are March 3, 10, & 24.
March 18: Windows 8* @ 2:30 pm . This class will cover Window 8 basics including apps. Bring your own device.
March 18: Children’s Movie Day! @ 4:00 pm Grades K - 5. When a criminal plot threatens the hi-tech metropolis of San Fransokyo, brilliant young robotics whiz Hiro Hamada leaps into action with his tech-savvy friends and his robot companion, Baymax. March’s featured film is rated PG. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium.
March 20: Lunch ‘n Learn—How Does Your Garden Grow? @ 12:00 pm. Join a Master Gardener for all the inside tips on how to grow the perfect North Carolina garden! Bring a brown bag lunch.
Hayden H. Jones Auditorium
March 21: Saturday Afternoon at the Movies @ 2:15 pm The featured film this month is about two 1990s teenagers who find themselves in a 1950s sitcom where their influence begins to profoundly change that complacent world. This movie is rated PG-13. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium
March 23: Android Tablets* @ 2:30 pm Learn the basics of using an Android tablet and downloading apps. Bring your own device.
March 23: Let’s Talk About It: Altered Landscapes* @ 7:00 pm Join us for a discussion of the novel If You Want Me to Stay by
Michael Parker. The discussion will be led by visiting scholar, Willie Nelms. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium
March 24: Youth Art Series* (Part 4 of 4) @ 4:30 pm Grades K-5. Celebrate Youth Art Month! Join us as we highlight four famous artists. One craft project based on the selected artist’s technique will be completed each week. Unleash your creative side! Hayden H. Jones Auditorium. Other dates in the series are March 3, 10, & 17.
March 25: Facebook 101* @ 2:30 pm. Learn how to use the
Facebook website to find “friends” and “like” pages.
March 25: InBeTWEEN Wednesdays* @ 4:00 pm Grades 3 - 5. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be Nancy Drew, Jigsaw Jones, or one of the Boxcar Children? Join us to learn some unique mystery solving skills and how to put those skills to use! Hayden H. Jones Auditorium.
March 27: Pillowcase Project* 4:00 pm Grades 3-5 Join us as we partner with the American Red Cross to teach students how to stay safe and calm during an emergency and how to be prepared for when emergencies happen. Students will also learn helpful coping skills for stressful situations. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium
March 30: Intermediate Internet* @ 2:30 pm This class is designed for students who have basic internet skills and are looking to advance.
March 31: Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet Series @ 7:00 pm Join us on the eve of National Poetry Month for readings by local poet, Mellanie Crouell, and NC Distinguished Poet, Eric Weil. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium

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Updated: February 26, 2015.