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.

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May 2015 Calendar
May 4: A Novel Idea Book Club @ 1:00 pm. May’s novel is The Book Thief by Markus Zysak. While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents. Conference Room
May 4: Let’s Talk About It: Altered Landscapes* @ 7:00 pm Join us for a discussion of the novel Plant Life by Pamela Duncan. It is a lush, resonant novel about mothers and daughters, about family and friendship, about a woman at a turning point in her life and the extraordinary world she discovers in a place called home The discussion will be led by visiting scholar, Bill Di Nome. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium
May 6: iPad Basics* @ 6:30 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).
May 7: Artist of the Month @ 7:00 pm This month will showcase a variety of artwork from the Silver Arts of the Neuse River Senior Games. Please join us for a reception and showing of these amazing pieces. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium
May 10: Beginning Sign Language* @ 2:15 pm The class will cover fingerspelling, numbers, greetings, and basic signs. All are welcome. Conference Room
May 12 & 14: 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.
May 12: YA 6–8 Post a Pic!* @ 6:00 pm Create your own self-portrait—Paul Klee style and have fun with Post-it Art! Hayden H. Jones Auditorium
May 13: 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.
May 12 & 14: 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.
May 16: 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
May 16: Saturday Afternoon at the Movies @ 2:15 pm The featured film this month takes place in the 1960s, when Cambridge University student and future physicist Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) falls in love with fellow collegian Jane Wilde (Felicity Jones). At 21, Hawking learns that he has motor neuron disease. Despite this -- and with Jane at his side -- he begins an ambitious study of time, of which he has very little left, according to his doctor. He and Jane defy terrible odds and break new ground in the fields of medicine and science, achieving more than either could hope to imagine. This movie is rated PG-13. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium.
May 18: Android Tablets* @ 2:30 pm Learn how to use your Android Tablet – basic functions, apps, and eBooks. No computer skills are required. No computer skills are required. Bring your own Android
Tablet.
May 18: YA 9-12 Picture This!* @ 6:00 pm. Come join other teens as we celebrate National Photograph Month. Hayden H. Jones
Auditorium
May 20: Children’s Movie Day! @ 4:00 pm Grades K - 5. May’s
featured film is about an ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied 'Special', who is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis. This movie is rated PG. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium.
May 21: YA Graphic Novel Club* @ 6:00 pm. “To Be Continued…”
Join us for our last session until next fall. We will be talking about any-thing and everything comics! Conference Room
May 24 & 25: The Library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.
May 27: InBeTWEEN Wednesdays* @ 4:00 pm Grades 3 - 5. Go BIG or Go Home! Join us for an afternoon of fun with some GIANT versions of some of our favorite games! Hayden H. Jones Auditorium.

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Updated: February 26, 2015.