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July 12, 2018

Sixth Rabies Case of 2018

Catawba County has confirmed the sixth case of rabies in the county this year....

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July 10, 2018

Introducing Arts @ the Library

The Library is excited to launch a new initiative to bring an enhanced array of art and arts experiences into our local libraries....

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July 10, 2018

Drum It: Hickory Music Factory

The Hickory Music Factory will set up drum circles at all seven library branches to introduce kids to the art of making music with percussion!...

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July 10, 2018

Gardening: Two-Minute Talks

Dr. George Place offers brief talks on a variety of patience-testing problems that plague gardeners and affect the home landscape....

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July 03, 2018

Explore Augmented Reality

We'll learn about what augmented reality is, and we'll use it to watch coloring sheets and temporary tattoos come to life!...

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June 29, 2018

Tips For A Fun Fourth

Tips For A Fun Fourth...

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"Catawba county's craft goes beyond making quality goods to making quality lives - from making things to making a difference"

"The quality of life is incredible here. What other rural community of 150,000 has their own art museum and a symphony"

"I decided as I was growing up that I could either leave or stay here and make a difference. There's something to be said for working to make the place you call home a better place for all"