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.
December 2013 Adult Calendar
December 2013 Youth Calendar
|December 2||“A Novel Idea” Book Discussion Club. The Club will celebrate the Holidays with a pot-luck party. Call Sue at the Reference Desk (638-7807) for more details.|
|December 4||Intermediate Internet Computer Class. Advanced registration is required. Conference Room. 2:30*|
|December 5||Artist of the Month Reception. December’s featured artist is Cora Mae Pipkin. Her specialties include watercolors, collage, batik, watermedia art and calligraphy. The reception is free and open to the public and refreshments will be served. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium. 7:00**|
|December 7||The Friends of the Library and the English Speaking Union proudly present “A Dickens of a Christmas,” performed by Dr. Elliot Engel. In this light and enlightening talk, Dr. Engel reveals the fascinating story of how Charles Dickens changed Christmas forever by writing “A Christmas Carol” in 1843. Using anecdotes, analysis, and large doses of humor, Professor Engel brings to life again the unique genius of Dickens and his enduring spirit to the Christmas spirit. One performance only, this is a ticketed event and free tickets are now available at the Library Cir-culation Desk. Refreshments will be served. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium. 3:00*|
|December 9||Kindle Fire Computer Class. Advanced registration is required. Conference Room. 2:30*|
|December 10 & 12||Beginning Internet Computer Class. Advanced registration is required. Conference Room. 10:15*|
|December 11||Nook Tablet Computer Class. Advanced registration is required. Conference Room. 2:30*|
|December 16||YA Holiday Craftapalooza! Make gifts for family and friends! Refreshments will be served. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium. 4:00**|
|December 18||Movie Day! For grades K-5. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium. 4:00**|
|December 20||A Dulcimer Christmas. Enjoy the Downeast Dulcimers as they play a variety of holiday and traditional tunes on "lap" or "mountain" dulcimers . You can even sing along! Christmas treats will be served. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium. 11:00**|
|December 21||T.R.A.I.N. (Teenage Readers Active in New Bern) meeting. Advanced registration is required. Refreshments will be served. Conference Room. 10:00*|
|December 21||“Saturday Afternoon at the Movies.” December’s featured film is “Mamma Mia.” Join the music, laughter and fun of the irresistibly charming Meryl Streep and an all-star cast including Pierce Brosnan and Colin Firth. Based on the Broadway smash-hit and filled with the ABBA songs you know and love! Free and open to the public. Popcorn and lemonade will be served. The movie is rated PG-13. Hayden H. Jones Auditorium. 2:15**|
|December 24, 25, & 26||The Library will be closed December 24, 25 and 26 for the Christmas Holiday|
|December 31||and will close at 6:00 p.m. on December 31 for the New Year’s Holiday.|
|January 1||Closed for New Year's Holiday.|
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Updated: October 1, 2013.