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.   

August 2015 Calendar
July 29: 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.
Aug 3: A Novel Idea Book Club @ 1:00 pm Join us in August as we discuss two works: Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe and Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad. Conference Room
Aug 3: YA Checking In* @ 4:00 pm Join other teens and Unmask the YA Summer Reading Program! Crafts, activities, movies and more! Open to teens who have completed grades 6 through 12. Auditorium
Aug 4: Read to Me Summer Reading Program Party* @ 10:30 am You spent the summer reading, now it’s time to celebrate! Please bring your Reading Log to show staff in the Youth Services Department to receive your party invitation. Invitations must be picked up in advance. Auditorium
Aug 5: 3rd-5th Summer Reading Program Party* @ 11:30 am You spent the summer reading, now it’s time to celebrate! Please bring your Reading Log to show staff in the Youth Services Department to receive your party invitation. Invitations must be picked up in advance. Auditorium
Aug 5: Beginning Sign Language* @ 3:00 pm The class will cover fingerspelling, numbers, greetings, and basic signs. All are welcome. Conference Room
Aug 6: K-2nd Summer Reading Program Party* @ 11:30 am You spent the summer reading, now it’s time to celebrate! Please bring your Reading Log to show staff in the Youth Services Department to receive your party invitation. Invitations must be picked up in advance. Auditorium
Aug 6: Artist of the Month @ 7:00 pm This month’s exhibit will feature photographs by the Coastal Photo Club. Please join us for an evening viewing and reception. Auditorium
Aug 8: BINGO! @1:00 pm Come Escape the Ordinary at the library with a round or two of BINGO! Enjoy refreshments and win prizes!! Auditorium
Aug 10: YA Final Checking In* @ 4:00 pm This wraps up Unmask, the YA Summer Reading Program. Participants who read at least 20 hours this summer are invited to attend. Auditorium
Aug 11: Kindle Fire Basics* @ 6:30 pm This class will cover the basics of the Kindle Fire tablet – basic functions, apps, and eBooks. No computer skills are required, but a Kindle Fire (any version) or Fire Phone is required. Conference Room
Aug 11 and 13: 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 re-quired. Conference Room
Aug 15: Saturday Afternoon at the Movies @ 2:15 pm Join us for a screening of the film adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s memoir Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail. Reese Witherspoon is Cheryl Strayed, impulsively embarking on a 1,000 mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail. This movie is rated R. No one under 17 will be admitted. Auditorium
Aug 17: Let’s Talk About It @ 7:00 pm Our fall series: Writers from NC’s Literary Hall of Fame, kicks off with this session. Join us for a discussion of the novel The Marrow of Tradition by Charles Chestnut. The discussion will be led by visiting scholar, Johnathan Saris. Auditorium
Aug 19: Android Tablets @ 2:30 pm Learn how to use your Android Tablet – Google Nexus, Samsung Galaxy, or other Android (except Kindle Fire). No computer skills are required, but an Android Tablet is needed. The class will also cover eBooks. Conference Room
Aug 26: World of eBooks* @ 2:30 pm This class will show stu-dents how to download One Click Digital eBooks to their tablet, smartphone, NOOK eReader, and Windows desktop/laptop. No com-puter skills are required. Students can bring tablets for questions and answers.
Aug 29: YA TLC General Interest Meeting @ 3:00 pm Want to be more involved with the library and activities for teens? Come to this information session to learn more about our Teen Library Council. Conference Room

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Updated: June 30, 2015.