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.   

September 2015 Calendar
Sept 2: Lunch ‘n Learn: Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less* ~ 12:00-1:00 pm This program will consist of 6 classes
throughout September & October. Bring a bag lunch and join us to learn strategies to achieve a healthy weight and increase exercise levels. Drinks and a healthy snack will be provided. Auditorium
Sept 3: Artist of the Month ~ 7:00-8:30 pm This month the library will feature the work of Linda Mathiasen. Please join us for an evening viewing and reception. Auditorium
Sept 9: Basic Sign Language II * ~ 3:00-4:30 pm Learn greetings, common conversational phrases, and simple sentences. Familiarity with fingerspelling is helpful. Conference Room
Sept 9: Lunch ‘n Learn: Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less* ~ 12:00-1:00 pm This program will consist of 6 classes throughout September & October. Bring a bag lunch and join us to learn strategies to achieve a healthy weight and increase exercise levels. Drinks and a healthy snack will be provided. Auditorium
Sept. 9: Storytelling with Terry Rollins ~ 4:30-5:30 pm. Native North Carolinian storyteller Terry Rollins shares entertaining stories and legends about NC from the mountains to the coast. Sponsored by the NC Storytelling Guild. Auditorium
Sept 10: Senior Graphic Novel Club* ~ 6:00-7:00 pm ~ Ages 17-21
Join us for the first meeting of our new graphic novel club. We will focus on introductions, club goals, and a brief history of graphic novels. Conference Room
Sept 12:  Local Author Symposium ~ 1:00-4:00 pm Join a lively panel of local authors for an interactive discussion about writing, publishing, and the creative process. Books will be available for purchase. Auditorium
Sept 13: iPhone Basics* ~ 2:30-4 PM. Learn how to use your iPhone (any generation), including: contacts, apps, phone, and eBooks. No computer skills are required, but an iPhone is required.
Sept 14: Let’s Talk About It - Writers from NC’s Literary Hall of Fame* ~ 7:00-8:30 pm Bill DiNome, from UNC-Wilmington, joins us to discuss Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe. Auditorium
Sept 14: A Novel Idea Book Club ~ 1:00-2:00 pm This month’s book club selection is White Teeth by Zadie Smith. Conference
Room
Sept 15 & 17: Beginning Internet* ~ 10:15-11:30 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.
Sept 16:  Children’s Movie Day* ~ 4:00-5:45 pm ~ Grades K-5
In September’s feature film, recent college graduate, Barry B. Benson, a bee, is disillusioned by his lone career choice to make honey. When his life is saved by NYC florist, Vanessa, he breaks the bee code, and they become friends. As their relationship blossoms, he discovers that people eat the honey bees work so hard to make and decides to sue the human race. This movie is rated PG. Auditorium
Sept 15 & 17:  Beginning Internet* ~ 10:15-11:30 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.
Sept 17: Junior Graphic Novel Club* ~ 6:00-7:00 pm ~ Ages 12-16
We’re back and ready to talk more graphic novels. Join us for the first meeting of the year. Conference Room
Sept 19: TLC* ~ 10:00-11:00 am ~ Grades 6-12 Monthly meeting of the Teen Library Council. Members will plan, promote, and help out at the library! Participants have to apply and be accepted for this group. Conference Room
Sept 19: Saturday Afternoon at the Movies ~ 2:15-4:15 pm
September’s featured film was inspired in part by Homer's The Odyssey. Set in the Deep South during the Depression, three men escape a chain gang to search for treasure. They meet many interesting characters along the way. This movie is rated PG-13. Auditorium
Sept 21: YA 6th-8th* ~ 4:30-6:00 pm ~ Grades 6-8 Personalize school supplies and learn how the library can help make this school year the best ever! Auditorium
Sept. 21: iPad Basics* ~ 2:30-4 PM. Students will learn how to use their iPad – basic functions, apps, and eBooks. No computer skills are required, but an iPad or iPad Mini (any generation) is required.
Sept 23: Lunch ‘n Learn: Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less* ~ 12:00-1:00 pm This program will consist of 6 classes throughout September & October. Bring a bag lunch and join us to learn strategies to achieve a healthy weight and increase exercise levels. Drinks and a healthy snack will be provided. Auditorium
Sept 23: InBeTWEEN Wednesdays* ~ 4:00-6:00 pm ~ Grades 3-5
Creep, dig, or blast your way to the library for Minecraft Mania. No gaming experience necessary. Auditorium
Sept. 24:  Kora! Kora! Kora! ~ 7:00-8:30 pm. Musical program featuring the 21-stringed West African Kora. Sean Gaskill, who has performed in the US, Gambia, and Senegal, will feature traditional music and his own personal compositions as he shares the history of the Kora. Auditorium
Sept 25, 26, & 27 The Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale at the Sudan Shrine Center. Friday and Saturday hours 9-5; Sunday, noon-4:30.
Sept. 28: YA 9th-12th* ~ 4:30-6:00 pm ~ Grades 9-12 Come learn time management and study skills and enjoy crafts and other activities to help students navigate high school. Auditorium

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Updated: June 30, 2015.