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This Week at Your Library [Jun02-09]

This Week at Your Library [Jun02-09]

May 29, 2018

MAIN IN NEWTON
828.465.8665

Children / Teens / Family
Ready to Learn Storytime
Wednesdays, June 6 and 20 at 10 am
Thursdays, June 7, 21, and 28 at 10 am

Songs, sensory play, craft s, and stories designed to prepare your preschooler to learn.

PAWS to Read
Tuesdays from 4-6 pm
Children are invited to read to trained therapy dogs Nicole, Lexie, or Fudge. Call to make an appointment.

Adults / Career / Tech
Super Fun Zumba
Mondays at 6 pm
Kick off your week with a burst of Super Fun Zumba, a dance and movement activity that’s too much fun to call exercise. Appropriate for every skill and ability level and open to ages 14 and up (parental signature required for those under 18).

Bilingual Yoga for Everyone
Thursdays at 6:30 pm
Yoga is proven to increase flexibility, enhance muscle tone, and improve balance. Take advantage of this free class for all skill levels. Open to ages 14 and up (parental signature required for those under 18).

Crochet Classes
Fridays, June 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 at 4 pm
Presented in Spanish; all are welcome.

Learn the basics of crocheting! Advanced learners are welcome to attend this class also.

English as a Second Language
Monday, June 4 at 5:30 pm
Everyone is welcome.
Open to the public. This session will wrap up the 2017-18 ESL series and will offer a time to practice conversation skills. Please join us when a new series begins in the fall!

Excel Basics
Tuesday, June 5 at 11 am
Learn the basics of Excel, a spreadsheet program that lets you store, organize, and manipulate data. This class will show you how to insert text and use basic functions like AutoSum and AutoFill to help you get started.

Make the Med Flip – Smoothies
Wednesday, June 6 at 10 am
Join us to explore ways of preparing and enjoying simple, satisfying, and delicious foods. This month’s focus is on smoothies that fit the Mediterranean Diet, offering up a sweet treat while still avoiding added sugars.

NC Works Career Center
Wednesday, June 6 from 10 am-2 pm
A career specialist from NC Works will be available to provide 1-on-1 assistance with job searches, applications, and resumés.

Excel: Formulas and Functions
Wednesday, June 6 at 11 am
Formulas and functions make Excel work for you. Learn to create basic formulas or use already created functions to add numbers together, calculate a mortgage payment, or search for variables. Basic Excel skills required.

Adult STEAM: Manufacturing Solutions Center
Thursday, June 7 at 4 pm
The Manufacturing Solutions Center in Conover is a non-profit organization that offers testing, product development, training, engineering, and much more. Join us as we tour the facility to see what it offers. Please call 828.465.8664 to sign up.

Southern Pens Book Club
Saturday, June 9 at 10 am
Join us to share and discuss all kinds of books. This month's read is Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande. July's selection will be The Great Alone by Kristi n Hannah.

“Ask a Master Gardener” @ the Library
Now it's easy to get professional gardening recommendations anytime. Just submit your questions to an “Ask a Master Gardener” question box at the library

 

CLAREMONT
828.466.6817

Adults / Career / Tech
Technology Tutoring
Fridays, June 8 and June 22 from noon-6 pm
Call the library to book a help session with a librarian if you're learning a new skill or need help with a technology problem. Bring your own device or learn on one of ours.

“Ask a Master Gardener” @ the Library
Now it's easy to get professional gardening recommendations anytime. Just submit your questions to an “Ask a Master Gardener” question box at the library

 

CONOVER
828.466.5108

Children / Teens / Families
Baby Bounce
Wednesdays at 10 am
This sweet, 20-minute story time features rhymes, bounces, sensory play, and singing for our youngest learners. Playtime follows.

Ready to Learn Storytime
Fridays at 10 am
Songs, sensory play, crafts, and stories designed to prepare your preschooler to learn.

 

MAIDEN
828.428.2712

Children / Teens / Families
Ready to Learn Storytime
Thursdays at 10 am
Songs, sensory play, crafts, and stories designed to prepare your preschooler to learn.

STEAM: Music & Sound Coding
Saturdays, June 2, 9, 23, and 30 at 12:30 pm
This series will continue in July. Sign up now for an 8-week course of computer coding with Google CS First.

 

SHERRILLS FORD-TERRELL
828.466.6827

Children / Teens / Families
Ready to Learn Storytime
Wednesdays & Thursdays at 10 am (no session on Wednesday, June 20)
Songs, sensory play, crafts, and stories designed to prepare your preschooler to learn.

Baby Bounce
Fridays at 10 am
This sweet, simple, 30-minute story time features rhymes, bounces, sensory play, and singing for your youngest learners.

PAWSitive Reading
Thursday, June 7 from 3:30-5:15 pm
Have a “PAWS”itive reading experience! Come read to a certified therapy dog. Grades K and up. Registration is required. Call or stop by to sign up for a 15-20 minute session.

Adults / Career / Tech
Rock the Road to Recovery
Monday, June 4 at 6:30 pm
Volunteer drivers are needed for the American Cancer Society's Road to Recovery program, which provides patients in need with free rides to treatment. Come learn how you can help!

Mystery Mavens Book Club
Tuesday, June 5 at 6:30 pm
The Mystery Mavens welcome new members! Join us for a lively discussion of The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley. Next month’s meeting on July 10 will feature The Dry by Jane Harper.

Price It! Antiques & Collectibles
Thursday, June 7 and Monday, June 25 at 1 pm
Learn to use this online resource to price collectibles and antiques. The simple-to-use tool is a comprehensive guide, delivering 23 million realized prices on treasures.

Summer Music Program
Friday, June 8 at 4 pm
Kick off Adult Summer Learning with local musician Joyce O’Neal as she compares and contrasts iconic works, from classical to rock, and explains why these pieces matter.

“Ask a Master Gardener” @ the Library
Now it's easy to get professional gardening recommendations anytime. Just submit your questions to an “Ask a Master Gardener” question box at the library

 

SOUTHWEST
828.466.6818

Children / Teens / Families
Ready to Learn Storytime
Thursdays at 11 am
Songs, sensory play, crafts, and stories designed to prepare your preschooler to learn.

Baby Bounce
Thursdays at 2 pm
This sweet, simple, 20-minute story time features rhymes, bounces, sensory play, and singing for our youngest learners (birth-24 months). Playtime follows.

STEAM: Music & Sound Coding
Saturdays, June 2, 9, 23, and 30 at 10 am
This series will continue in July. Sign up now for an 8-week course of computer coding with Google CS First.

Adults / Career / Tech
One-on-One Technology Help
Tuesday, June 5 from 4-5 pm
Bring in your phone, tablet, or laptop to get help with technology questi ons. Register for a 20-minute session by calling 828.466.6818.

“Ask a Master Gardener” @ the Library
Now it's easy to get professional gardening recommendations anytime. Just submit your questions to an “Ask a Master Gardener” question box at the library


ST. STEPHENS
828.466.6821

Children / Teens / Families
Ready to Learn Storytime
Wednesdays & Thursdays at 10 am
Tuesday evenings at 6 pm

Songs, sensory play, crafts, and stories designed to prepare your preschooler to learn.