Catawba County News

This Week at Your Library [Jun16-23]

This Week at Your Library [Jun16-23]

June 12, 2018

MAIN IN NEWTON
828.465.8665

CHILDREN / TEENS / FAMILIES
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.

STEAM: Music & Sound Coding
Mondays, June 11, 18, and 25 at 10 am
This series will continue in July.
Sign up now for an 8-week course of computer coding with Google CS First.

Homemade Instruments
Monday, June 18 at 5:30 pm
Presented in Spanish; all are welcome.

We'll create cool musical instruments from ordinary materials.

Schiele Museum: Sounds of Nature
Thursday, June 21 at 4 pm
Come see a variety of live animals!

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.

“Dad & Me” Putting Challenge
Saturday, June 16, 10 am-4 pm
Parent-child teams of two are invited to take the library's putti ng challenge – three chances each to make a hole-in-one and win a prize!

Free Electronic Resources
Saturday, June 16 at 1 pm
Presented in Spanish; all are welcome.

Learn about the variety of free electronic resources the library offers. Bring your phone, tablet, or laptop to practice with, or use one of the library's computers.

Tinkercad 101: Create a Gear
Tuesday, June 19 at 4 pm
Learn to create 3-D fi les using Tinkercad, a free online
Computer Aided Design (CAD) software. Parti cipants will make a simple gear using geometric shapes that can be printed with the 3-D printer. Please call 828.465.8664 to sign up.

Advanced Gardener: Garden and Landscape Diseases and Disorders
Tuesday, June 19 at 6:30 pm
Dr. George Place offers helpful tips on recognizing and addressing a variety of garden and yard diseases and disorders.

Kindness Rocks
Wednesday, June 20 at 3 pm
Participate in the worldwide phenomenon of painting cute images or inspirational messages on small rocks to be placed where they might bring cheer to those who find them.

3-D Basics
Wednesday, June 20 at 4 pm
Learn the foundations of 3-D printing: what it is, how it works, and where you can get resources to find, create, and share 3-D printable files.

“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

CHILDREN / TEENS / FAMILIES
STEAM: Music & Sound Coding
Tuesdays, June 12, 19, 26 at noon
This series will continue in July.

Sign up now for an 8-week course of computer coding with Google CS First.

Schiele Museum
Thursday, June 21 at 1 pm
Come see a variety of live animals!

Rock Painting and Stacking for Teens
Friday, June 22 at 1 pm
Paint your own kindness rock and then work with others to balance as many rocks as you can. Afterwards, take your rock home or leave it somewhere for others to find as a small act of kindness. Ages 13-18.

ADULTS / CAREER / TECH
“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.

STEAM: Music & Sound Coding
Tuesdays, June 12, 19, and 26 at 2 pm
This series will continue in July.

Sign up now for an 8-week course of computer coding with Google CS First.

STEAM: Percussion
Saturday, June 16 at noon
Kids will make their own percussion instrument and participate in music-related activities. Registration recommended; ages 6+.

Schiele Museum: Sounds of Nature
Tuesday, June 19 at 5:30 pm
Come see a variety of live animals!

ADULTS / CAREER / TECH
Yoga for All Ages
Friday, June 15 from 5-6:30 pm
Join us for this fun class focused on centering, breath, and self-awareness. Great for beginners, families, and advanced students! Please bring your own mat or towel.

Catawba Valley Writers Club
Tuesday, June 19 at 6 pm
Local writers will discuss, evaluate, and share their works. If you enjoy writing fiction, poetry, or creative non-fiction, this group is for you!

 

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.

Schiele Museum: Sounds of Nature
Tuesday, June 19 at 2:30 pm
Come see a variety of live animals!

ADULTS / CAREER / TECH
Movie: Singing with Angry Bird
Saturday, June 23 at 11 am
In this PBS documentary, a choir director in India struggles to keep children singing instead of working to earn money for their families. To help his cause, he has children and parent perform in a joint concert, showing the power of music to bring families together.

 

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.

STEAM: Music & Sound Coding
Mondays, June 11, 18, and 25 at 1 pm
This series will continue in July.

Sign up now for an 8-week course of computer coding with Google CS First.

Makey Makey Madness
Wednesday, June 20 at 2 pm (ages 13-18)
Wednesday, June 27 at 2 pm (ages 7-12)

We'll transform everyday objects into music keyboards while learning how a Makey Makey works. We'll also explore conductivity and create musical instruments.

Schiele Museum: Sounds of Nature
Thursday, June 21 at 10 am
Come see a variety of live animals!

ADULTS / CAREER / TECH
Birthday Cards for Foster Children
Friday, June 22 from noon-4 pm
Drop in and make a birthday card for a child in the foster care system. Cards will be matched to a specific child and mailed when their birthday approaches! Supplies and examples will be provided.

“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.

Schiele Museum: Sounds of Nature
Monday, June 18 at 2:30 pm
Come see a variety of live animals!

Teen Disney Tunes
Monday, June 18 at 6:30 pm
Test your Disney music knowledge against others and decorate a mug to keep. Please register. (Limited to 12 participants.)

STEAM: Construction Zone
Friday, June 22 at 3:30 pm
Elementary-aged children are invited to enjoy a fun time exploring our new engineering and building sets, sponsored by the Local Government Federal Credit Union.

ADULTS / CAREER / TECH
Musicians and Songwriters
Tuesday, June 19 at 6 pm
Adults and teens are invited to share their musical talents while learning from one another. Bring a finished song or one that’s in progress to share with the group.

Resumé Help
Wednesday, June 20 at 11 am
Do you have questions about your resume or need help creating one? Schedule a one-on-one, 20-minute session to get assistance. Please call 828.466.6818 to register.

“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.

Schiele Museum: Sounds of Nature
Monday, June 18 at 5:30 pm
Come see a variety of live animals!

STEAM: Music & Sound Coding
Mondays, June 18 and 25 at at 6 pm
This series will continue in July.

Sign up now for an 8-week course of computer coding with Google CS First.

Sounds of Nature
Thursday, June 21 at 3 pm
We'll make and decorate a rain stick and identify various sounds in nature.