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.   

January 2015 Calendar
Our weekly children's programs will resume once
the Children's Department reopens.
December 31 The Library will close at 6 pm.
January 1 The Library will be closed in celebration of New Year's Day. We will reopen at 9 am January 2.
January 4 Powerpoint* at 2:30 pm. Learn the basics of creating slides for presentations. Conference Room.
January 5 A Novel Idea Book Club at 1 pm. January's featured novel is Defending Jacob by William Landay. The book is available at the library. Conference Room.
January 5 iPad Basics* at 2:30 pm. Learn the basics of using an iPad and downloading apps. Bring your own device. Conference Room.
January 7 Windows 8 Basic* at 2:30 pm. This class will cover Windows 8 basics including apps. Bring your own device. Conference Room.
January 7 InBeTWEEN Wednesdays* at 4 pm. Grades 3-5. Drawing 101: Learn to draw during this interactive, draw-along program. You will complete three illustrations and learn a few new techniques. Beginners and advanced artists welcome!
January 8 Artist of the Month Reception for Victoria Nguyen. 7 pm.
January 10 YA Teen Library Council* at 10 am. Monthly meeting of the TLC. Members will plan, promote, and help out at the Library. Conference Room.
January 12 Sign Language Basics* at 2:30 pm. The class will cover finger spelling, numbers, greetings, and basic signs. No prior sign language experience is required. Adults and children are welcome. Deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing are welcome. Conference Room.
January 12 YA Grades 9-12: Work it Out* at 6 pm. Learn to write a resume, fill out a job application, rock the interview, and get that job!
January 13 & 15 Beginning Internet* at 10:15 am. This 2-day class teaches mouse basics, internet searching, e-mail, and the library catalog. Conference Room
January 14 Facebook 101* at 2:30 pm. Learn to use Facebook to find "friends" and "like" pages. Conference Room.
January 15 Graphic Novel Club* at 6 pm. Grades 6-8. Join the discussion as we explore themes and character development in graphic novels. Conference Room.
January 17 Saturday Afternoon at the Movies at 2:15 pm. January's featured film is The Prestige, which tells the story of two stage magicians engaged in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create the ultimate stage illusion. Rated PG-13.
January 20 YA Grades 6-8 Let's Get Crafty! at 6 pm. Come unleash your inner artist as we work with alcohol inks and tiles to create our own unique masterpieces. Snacks served.
January 21 Children's Movie Day! at 4 pm. Grades K-5. January's movie is Despicable Me 2. Gru, the world's most super-bad turned super-dad, has been recruited by a team of officials to stop lethal muscle and a host of Gru's own. He has to fight back with new gadetry, cars, and more minion madness. Rated PG. Light snacks served.
January 22 Intermediate Internet* at 2:30 pm. This class is designed for those with basic internet skills who are looking to advance. Conference Room.
January 24 AV Sale 9 am to 5:30 pm. This sale will include great deals on VHS tapes, books on cassette, a fax machine, printers and a few other goodies.
January 25 Ghost Chasers @3 pm. Do ghosts exist? How do we find them? Join the Carolina Haunted and Supernatural Enlightenment Research Society and learn the answers.
January 26 Kindle Fire* at 2:30 pm. Learn to use the Kindle Fire to download eBooks. Bring your own device. Conference Room.
January 27 Nexus Poets at 7 pm. Come hear three of New Bern's leading poets read from their works. Alan Welch "Sea Doggerels"; Meg Wethington "Honest Living" and Sam Love "Converging Waters" will have their books available for purchasing and autographing.
January 28 The World of eBooks at 2:30. Learn to download eBooks to various tablets. Bring your own device. Conference Room.
January 31 YA Teen Library Council* at 10 am. Monthly meeting of the TLC. Members will plan, promote, and help out at the Library. Conference Room.

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Updated: October 1, 2014.