Catawba County News

This Week at Your Library [Nov17-Nov24]

This Week at Your Library [Nov17-Nov24]

Published: November 14, 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. 

The NutcrackerBallet
Saturday, November 17 at 11:30 am
Join the Hickory Ballet and Performing Arts for a special presentation of The Nutcracker. Learn about elements of storytelling through dance and movement during this interactive performance. We'll follow up with an activity based on the story.

All About Apples
Saturday, November 17 at 1 pm
Presented in English and en español

We'll learn about different varieties of this popular fall fruit and talk about all the ways we can enjoy apples. We'll also sample a dessert and share recipes.

STEAM: Paper Weaving
Tuesday, November 20 at 4 pm
Learn about warp and weft and how to weave patterns with paper and create a holiday placemat. 

Ready to Learn Storytime
Wednesday, November 21 at 10 am
Songs, sensory play, crafts, and stories designed to prepare your preschooler to learn.

ADULTS / CAREER / TECH
Zumba 
Mondays, November 19 and 26 at 6 pm
Kick off the week with this dance/movement activity that’s too much fun to call exercise. Appropriate for every skill and ability level open to ages 14+ (parental signature required for those under 18). 

Advanced Gardener: Landscape Design
Tuesday, November 20 at 6:30 pm
Dr. George Place talks about basic landscape design and offers visual examples of what you can create when you put your gardening skills to work on the canvas of your landscape.

“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
“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.


MAIDEN
828.428.2712

CHILDREN / TEENS / FAMILIES
The Nutcracker Ballet
Saturday, November 17 at 10 am
Join the Hickory Ballet and Performing Arts for a special presentation of The Nutcracker. Learn about elements of storytelling through dance and movement during this interactive performance. We'll follow up with an activity based on the story.


SHERRILLS FORD-TERRELL
828.466.6827

CHILDREN / TEENS / FAMILIES
Pre-K STEAM: Tinker Time 
Monday, November 19 at 4 pm 
Children 3-6 are invited for guided play and learning in our Construction Zone. Kids can show off their building skills, play pretend with construction toys, enhance fine motor skills, and much more! Registration recommended.

Ready to Learn Storytime
Wednesday, November 21 at 10 am
Songs, sensory play, crafts, and stories designed to prepare your preschooler to learn.

ADULTS / CAREER / TECH
Create Legal Documents Using Gale Legal Forms 
Saturday, November 17 at 3 pm
Whether you're creating a will, selling a house, or doing something more simple like changing your name, this database provides the legal forms you need. Learn how to navigate the valuable resource to find what you want.

“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
STEAM: Got Corn?
Monday, November 19 at 5:30 pm
Beyond its appeal as a vegetable, kids will learn about the many uses of corn. Then, we'll make and enjoy homemade corn muffins!

ADULTS / CAREER / TECH
Adult Crafting: Napkin Rings
Saturday, November 17 at 11 am
Join us as we prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday by making fall napkin rings. Please sign up by calling 828.466.6818.

Computer Class: Google Photo Sharing
Tuesday, November 20 at 6 pm
Do you enjoy taking and sharing photos? This class will teach you how to use Google to let your loved ones see the snapshots you've collected, and it will give you great information on storing your most loved photos!

Catawba Songwriters
Tuesday, November 20 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. 

“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
Tuesday evenings at 6 pm
Wednesday, November 21 at 10 am
Songs, sensory play, crafts, and stories designed to prepare your preschooler to learn.

ADULTS / CAREER / TECH
Raising Resilient Children 
Monday, November 19 from 5:45-7:30 pm (part 3 in a 3-part series presented en español)
One of parenthood's most important tasks is helping children learn to deal with their emotions. This seminar provides tips for teaching children how to bounce back after day-to-day disappointments. To register, please call the Children’s Resource Center’s Spanish line at 828.695.6515 or the library at 828.466.6821.

Note: In partnership with Centro Latino, we are offering free child care during this three-part series. Children should be dropped off at 5:30 pm at Centro Latino and picked up there immediately after the class ends.