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.     **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.