Catawba County News

This Week at Your Library [May26-June02]

This Week at Your Library [May26-June02]

May 22, 2018

 

MAIN IN NEWTON
828.465.8665

Children / Teens / Family
Ready to Learn Storytime
Wednesdays & Thursdays at 10 am
Songs, sensory play, crafts, 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.

Birthday Cards for Foster Care Kids
Throughout May
All month, we'll be making birthday cards to distribute to children in foster care. Stop by our card-making station in the Youth Services area to create one of your own!

STEAM: Money Skills
Tuesday, May 29 at 4 pm
A bank representative will be teaching children how to develop money skills, and we’ll make savings jars to take home.

Adults / Career / Tech
Better Than Yesterday: Round 2
Throughout May
By popular demand we’re offering a second-chance challenge for individuals to help improve their nutrition. Stop by the library to pick up a log sheet or use the forms on our web site. Then record the number of cups of fruits and vegetables you eat each day in May. Prizes awarded each week from pool of completed forms.

Crochet Classes
Saturdays, May 26 at 11 am
Presented in Spanish; all are welcome.

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

3-D Basics
Tuesday, May 29 at 4 pm
Learn the foundations of 3-D printing. Join us to find out what 3-D printing is, how it works, and where you can find resources to discover, create, and share 3-D printable files.

 

CLAREMONT
828.466.6817

Adults / Career / Tech
Birthday Cards for Foster Care Kids
May 25 – May 31
People of all ages are invited to drop in and make a birthday card for a child in the foster care system. The card that you create will be matched to a specific child and mailed when their birthday approaches. Supplies provided.

 

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.

Adults / Career / Tech
Afternoon Games for Seniors
Thursdays from 2-4 pm
Bring a friend along or join with other older adults to enjoy an afternoon of board games and fun. Open to everyone 50+.

 

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.

 

SHERRILLS FORD-TERRELL
828.466.6827

Children / Teens / Families
Ready to Learn Storytime
Wednesdays & Thursdays at 10 am
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.

3-D Printing Demo
Tuesday, May 29 at 5 pm
Find out what 3-D printing is, how it works, and where you can find resources to discover, create, and share printable files. Join us to see the library’s portable 3-D printer in action.

 

Southwest
828.466.6818

Children / Teens / Families
Ready to Learn Storytime
Thursdays at 11 am (starting May 10)
Songs, sensory play, crafts, and stories designed to prepare your preschooler to learn.

Baby Bounce
Thursdays at 2 pm (starting May 10)
This sweet, simple, 20-minute story time features rhymes, bounces, sensory play, and singing for our youngest learners (birth-24 months). Playtime follows.

Foster Care Informational Meeting
Tuesday, May 29 from 6:30-7:30 pm
Cassandra Rising, family recruitment specialist with the Children’s Home Society of NC, will join other foster care workers and parents to discuss what's required to become a foster parent and how to help children in the foster care system. Door prizes and refreshments will be provided.

Adults / Career / Tech
Catawba Crafters
Monday, May 28 at 6 pm
Learn from experienced crafters or add your own set of skills to this lively group as we crochet and knit projects to donate to local charities! All skill levels are welcome. Bring your own materials and projects or use ours.

Microsoft Office Tutoring
Wednesday, May 30 from 3-4 pm
Could you use some one-on-one help with any of the Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Publisher, etc.)? Give us a call at 828.466.6818 to set up a 20-minute appointment.

 

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.