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This Week at Your Library [June09-16]

This Week at Your Library [June09-16]

June 05, 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.

Stretch ‘n Grow Storytime
Wednesdays, June 13 and 27 at 10 am
An energetic good time for preschool children. This session is a fitness fun program!

Jon Sundell: Rockin' the Library
Thursday, June 14 at 10 am
Enjoy stories, songs, books, and balloons!

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.

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 Kristin Hannah.

Delicious Healthy Smoothies
Monday, June 11 at 5 pm
Presented in Spanish; all are welcome.
Learn about the different ingredients you can use to prepare smoothies as a breakfast replacement, snack, or summer treat. We'll share recipes and try small samples.

Excel: Sort and Filter
Tuesday, June 12 at 11 am
Go beyond the basics of sorting data, and learn about all of the filtering options that let you quickly access the information you need.

Music & Mindfulness with Adult Coloring
Tuesday, June 12 at 4 pm
We’ll work on intricate coloring pages with a musical theme while enjoying relaxing music.

Senior Game Day
Wednesday, June 13 at 10 am
Join us to play board games, card games, party games and maybe win a door prize. It's a great chance to socialize and have some fun. Light refreshments served.

Health First – Free Health Check
Wednesday, June 13, 11 am-1 pm
Take advantage of our helpful nurses visiting from Catawba Valley Medical Center’s Health First office: get your vitals checked, ask questions, and keep yourself running like a well-oiled machine.

Introduction to GCFLearnfree.org
Wednesday, June 13 at 11 am
Are you interested in developing a new skill? We'll teach you how to access GCF Learnfree, an online tool that lets you learn valuable skills like how to use a computer, create a spreadsheet, or write a resume. The site is free and easy to access.

Rock Your Music with Hoopla
Thursday, June 14 at 11 am
Learn to use Hoopla, a free app that lets you download music, ebooks, audiobooks, and movies anytime, anywhere.

“Dad & Me” Putting Challenge
Saturday, June 16, 10 am-4 pm
Parent-child teams of two are invited to take the library's putting 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.

“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.