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This Week @ Your Library September 1-8

This Week @ Your Library September 1-8

Published: August 31, 2023

We've got storytimes!

Ready to Learn Storytime: Preschool 
Preschool story time with reading readiness. Join us for songs, sensory play, crafts, and stories designed to prepare your preschooler to learn.

Wednesdays at 10 am
Sherrills Ford-Terrell Branch Library
St. Stephens Branch Library
Main Library in Newton

Wednesdays at 11 am
Southwest Branch Library

Thursdays at 10 am 
Maiden Branch Library
Sherrills Ford-Terrell Branch Library
Southwest Branch Library
St. Stephens Branch Library

Fridays at 10 am
Main Library in Newton

Ready to Learn Storytime: Bilingual
Miercoles a la 10 am
Wednesdays at 10 am
St. Stephens Branch Library

Únase a nosotros para hora del cuento bilingüe, canciones, movimiento, aprendizaje y más para preescolares.
Join us for bilingual storytime featuring stories, songs, movement, learning and more for preschoolers.

Programs for children!

*Got Costumes: Reuse, Repurpose, Recycle
Please drop off new or gently used costumes at the Main Newton in Newton. We will be collecting throughout the month to distribute during our October Tales in the Garden.

Master Chef Jr: Ramen Challenge
Thursday, September 7 at 4 pm
Main Library Newton

Compete for Top Ramen! Toss the flavor packet & use our library pantry of ingredients to create something unique and delicious with a plain ole pack of ramen noodles. For ages 8+. To register, please call 828-465-8665. 

Mason Jar Science: Lava Lamps
Thursday, September 7 at 5 pm
St. Stephens Branch Library

Join us for a super cool science experiment and learn how to make these easy DIY lava lamp jars with some common kitchen ingredients and glitter for extra sparkly fun! For kids in grades K-5. To register, please call 828-466-6821.

Programs for teens!

Teen Tuesdays
Tuesdays at 5 pm
Main Library in Newton

September 5: Career Conversation – Catawba Valley Furniture Academy

Programs for adults! 

Purls and Chains: Knitting and Crochet Club
Tuesdays at 6 pm
St. Stephens Branch Library

Make new friends and enjoy the company of others while you knit and crochet. Bring your own materials.

Gentle Flow Yoga 
Fridays at 11 am
Sherrills Ford-Terrell Branch Library

A certified yoga instructor will lead us through a beginner-friendly, gentle flow yoga class. You are encouraged to bring a yoga mat or towel as well as a small blanket. 

Stretch for Health-Meditate for Mindfulness
Fridays at 4 pm
St. Stephens Branch Library

Combining stretching with meditation may benefit both your emotional well-being and your overall health. You can do these exercises while sitting in a chair or bring a mat/towel for floor routines. While this class is geared to 50+, adults of all ages are invited to join. 

The Station Book Club
Wednesday, September 6 at 10 am
Conover Branch Library

All are welcome to join as we discuss The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid. Come for coffee and conversation, ending with book recommendations! New members welcome!

Chair Yoga 
Wednesday, September 6 at 11:30 am
Sherrills Ford-Terrell Branch Library

A certified yoga instructor will lead us through a class friendly for all body types and levels. This class is perfect for anyone looking for accessible ways to stretch, relax, and gain the benefits of doing yoga with the added security of using a chair. 

Career Center
Wednesday, September 6 from 1 - 4 pm 
Main Library at Newton

A Goodwill career specialist will be available to provide one-on-one assistance with your job-related needs. Want to get your resume on Indeed or LinkedIn? This is your perfect opportunity! Reserve a 30-minute appointment by calling your preferred library or drop in as you are able.