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. **No registration required.
|October 2014 Calendar|
|October 6||A Novel Idea Book Club @ 1:00 pm Come join the
discussion of October’s featured novel Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi. The book is available at the library. Conference Room
|October 6||Kindle Fire Basics* @ 2:30 pm Bring your own device|
|October 6||Let’s Talk About It—Exploring the American West...Whose West?* @ 7:00 pm Join us for a discussion of the novel Reservation Blues by Sherman Alexie. The discussion will be led by Tess Ocana, teacher, artist and concert and events producer. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium|
|October 7||Peter Makuck Poetry Program @ 4:00 pm Come share the stories and poetry of Pulitzer-Prize nominated poet Peter Makuck. Peter’s books will be available for purchase and autographing. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium|
|October 8||iPhone* @ 2:30 pm Bring your own device - Tutor Room|
|October 9||Ask Granny @ 7:00 pm Join the Friends of the Library for their fall program and learn how to create a genealogical gift for your children and grandchildren, creating a priceless family treasure. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium|
|October 12||Samsung Galaxy Tablet* @ 2:30 pm Bring your own device|
|October 13||Word 2010* @ 2:30|
|October 14 & 16||Beginning Internet* @ 10:15 am|
|October 14||YA Program - Movie* @ 6:00 pm Grades 9 - 12. Based on the novel by Stephen Chbosky, the movie, Perks of Being A Wallflower, tells the story of an introvert freshman who is taken under the wings of two seniors and welcomed into the real world. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium|
|October 15||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|
|October 15||Children’s Movie Day! @ 4:00 pm Grades K - 5. October’s featured film is Frozen. When a princess with the power to turn things into ice curses her home in infinite winter, her sister, Anna teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition. Rated PG. Light snacks will be served. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium|
|October 16||Graphic Novel Club* @ 6:00 pm Grades 6 - 8. Join the discussion as we explore themes and character development in graphic novels. Conference Room|
|October 17, 18, & 19||Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale at the Sudan Shrine Auditorium (corner of Broad and East Front Streets). Hours on Friday and Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm, and on Sunday, 12 noon to 4 pm.|
|October 18||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|
|October 20||Teen Scene: LitCon 2014* @ 6:00 pm Grades 6 - 12. A Literature Convention celebrating all things Lit! Featuring author panels, door prizes, contests in Cosplay, Fiction Writing, Original Art, and more, this promises to be a fun-filled and informative evening of lit-based fun in the library!! Hayden H. Jones Auditorium|
|October 21||YA Program - Urban Legends* @ 6:00 pm Grades 6-8. You’ve heard the stories before, but now it’s your chance to learn more about these urban legends, swap spooky stories, and win prizes at this fun event. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium|
|October 22||World of eBooks* @ 2:30 pm Bring your own device|
|October 23||Word 2010* @ 6:30 pm|
|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|
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Updated: October 1, 2014.