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This Week at Your Library [Nov24-Dec01]

This Week at Your Library [Nov24-Dec01]

November 19, 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. 

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

Family Movie: Christopher Robin
Tuesday, November 27 at 4 pm
Bring the whole family for this delightful, live-action Winnie the Pooh story. Rated PG.

ADULTS / CAREER / TECH
Zumba 
Monday, November 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). 

Piece of Cake Book Club
Tuesday, November 27 at 3 pm
Want to read 10 great books per year? PoCBC meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month at the Whisk & Barrel in downtown Newton. November’s selection is Austenland by Shannon Hale.

Tinkercad 101
Tuesday, November 27 at 4 pm
Learn to produce 3-D files using Tinkercad, a free, online version of computer-aided design (CAD) software. Attendees will create a simple object using geometric shapes and letters that can be printed using the 3-D printer.

Tai Chi
Thursday, November 29 at 4 pm
This graceful martial art has been shown to reduce stress and anxiety while increasing flexibility and balance. Think of it as meditation in motion; this class promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movement. Suitable for all fitness levels, open to ages 14 and up (parental signature required for those under 18).

“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
Books Between Friends Book Club
Tuesday, November 27 at 6 pm
Join us for a BYOB (bring your own book) session, where attendees are encouraged to speak briefly about a book they’ve enjoyed this past year.

Learn About LinkedIn
Thursday, November 29 from 4-5 pm
Take the next step in your job search by learning to use this popular social networking site for job seekers, employers looking for new talent, and individuals interested in staying professionally connected via LinkedIn’s many tools. See how the site works, learn to set up an account, and more! Please come with an email account with passwords. If you don't currently have an email account, the library will help you sign up for one.

“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 5 pm
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 4 pm
Songs, sensory play, crafts, and stories designed to prepare your preschooler to learn.

Discover 4-H with Science Fun: Parachutes Away!
Tuesday, November 27 at 6 pm
4-H promotes learning and life skills through science-based activities that address concepts like gravity, force, and acceleration. We'll look at a project book to see what the programs are like and then conduct experiments. Can you create the best egg-drop parachute?! 

ADULTS / CAREER / TECH
Gardening for Four-Season Interest
Wednesday, November 28 at 2 pm
Anelle Ammons from the Cooperative Extension will offer tips to design gardens and landscapes that have interest in all four seasons. Discover great plants that will add visual impact to your yard and learn about beginner gardening techniques. Bring lots of questions!


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.

ADULTS / CAREER / TECH
Advanced Gardener: Landscape Design
Tuesday, November 27 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. 


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.

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.


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, 20-minute story time features rhymes, bounces, sensory play, and singing for our youngest learners (birth-24 months). Playtime follows. 

Paws to Read with Mini
Tuesday, November 27 from 4-6 pm
Elementary-aged children are invited to read to Mini, a certified therapy dog. Please sign up for a 15-minute session. Grades K and up.

STEAM: Spiral Books & Creative Writing
Wednesday, November 28 at 2 pm
Join Sigrid Hice as she leads us in making a spiral book for our creative writings. Hice is a local artist who enjoys sharing her passion for teaching papermaking and paper folding creations. Be prepared to unleash your creative side! All ages are welcome.

ADULTS / CAREER / TECH
Scrapbooking 101
Tuesday, November 27 at 6 pm 
Just in time for the holidays! Discover the joys of scrapbooking as we preserve our favorite print photos by making a two-page layout. Bring your photos and a pair of sharp scissors. Please register 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.

Discover 4-H with Science Fun: Parachutes Away!
Thursday, November 29 at 4 pm
4-H promotes learning and life skills through science-based activities that address concepts like gravity, force, and acceleration. We'll look at a project book to see what the programs are like and then conduct experiments. Can you create the best egg-drop parachute?! 

Movies at the Library: Ready Player One
Friday, November 30 at 4 pm
In this Steven Spielberg film set in 2045, virtual reality is a frequent escape from the troubled world. Watch an orphaned teen compete to gain three keys in an attempt to win control of the virtual reality software and create a better world. Enjoy popcorn and a drink. Rated PG-13.

ADULTS / CAREER / TECH
Cypress Resumés 
Wednesday, November 28 at 10 am
Looking to update your resumé or create one for the first time? In this class, we'll produce a resumé using special Cypress software. The session will guide you through a three-step process and requires little to no writing. You'll finish with a high-quality resumé that will stand out to potential employers.