Upcoming Events Sorted By Branch

Preschool Story Time

Two sessions, 10:15 and 11:15 am for ages 2-5; registration required; call 386-8968.

Date: 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 10:15am
Library: 
Bartlett
Type of Event: 
Storytimes
Audience: 
Children

Preschool Story Time

Two sessions, 10:15 and 11:15 am for ages 2-5; registration required; call 386-8968.

Date: 
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 10:15am
Library: 
Bartlett
Type of Event: 
Storytimes
Audience: 
Children

Preschool Story Time

Two sessions, 10:15 and 11:15 am for ages 2-5; registration required; call 386-8968.

Date: 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 10:15am
Library: 
Bartlett
Type of Event: 
Storytimes
Audience: 
Children

"READ to Tootsie"

Children ages 5-11 read individually for 15 minutes to a trained therapy dog.  Registration is required, starting the first of each month; call 386-8968.

Date: 
Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Library: 
Bartlett
Type of Event: 
Special Events
Audience: 
Children

Preschool Story Time

Two sessions each day, 10:15 and 11:15 am for ages 2-5; registration required; call 386-8968.

Date: 
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 10:15am
Library: 
Bartlett
Type of Event: 
Storytimes
Audience: 
Children

Toddler Story Time

No groups!

Date: 
Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 10:15am
Library: 
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Type of Event: 
Storytimes
Audience: 
Children

Toddler Story Time

Join Ms. Amy for stories, songs, finger plays, and fun with the toddler in your life. Appropriate for children ages 18-36 months. No groups.
Date: 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Library: 
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Type of Event: 
Storytimes
Audience: 
Children

Preschool Story Time

Join Ms. Susan for stories, songs, and fun as she introduces children ages 3-5 to the joy-filled world of children's books. Groups must pre-register by calling 415-2739.
Date: 
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Library: 
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Type of Event: 
Storytimes
Audience: 
Children

Bookstock, Jr.

Date: 
Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 10:30am - 3:30pm
Library: 
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Type of Event: 
Special Events
Audience: 
Children

Paws for Reading

Children who can read or who are struggling to read can read with our trained READ therapy dog Olly and his human companion Luciana. Hablan espanol y ingles.
Date: 
Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library: 
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Type of Event: 
Special Events
Audience: 
Children

Crafternoon

Come enjoy great stories and create cool crafts with Ms. Luna!
Date: 
Monday, April 28, 2014 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library: 
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Type of Event: 
Arts and Crafts
Audience: 
Children

Toddler Story Time

Join Ms. Amy for stories, songs, finger plays, and fun with the toddler in your life. Appropriate for children ages 18-36 months. No groups.
Date: 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Library: 
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Type of Event: 
Storytimes
Audience: 
Children

Teen Tech Tuesdays

Play, discover, and create with state-of-the-art technology.

Date: 
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 2:30pm
Library: 
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Type of Event: 
Afterschool Activities
Audience: 
Teens

Earth Day Celebration with Craft for Teens

Date: 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 2:30pm
Library: 
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Type of Event: 
Special Events - Celebration
Audience: 
Teens

Earth Day Celebration

Celebrate with a movie and discussion for teens!

Date: 
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 2:30pm
Library: 
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Type of Event: 
Special Events - Celebration
Audience: 
Teens

Bookstock

Date: 
Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 10:30am - 3:30pm
Library: 
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Type of Event: 
Special Events
Audience: 
Family

Sundays @ Three: Black Thread Productions

Date: 
Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 3:00pm
Library: 
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Type of Event: 
Performance - Sundays @ Three
Audience: 
Family

Teen Tech Tuesdays

Play, discover and create with state-of-the-art technology.

Date: 
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 2:30pm
Library: 
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Type of Event: 
Afterschool Activities
Audience: 
Teens

Preschool Story Time

Join Ms. Susan for stories, songs, and fun as she introduces children ages 3-5 to the joy-filled world of children's books.  Groups must pre-register by calling 415-2739.

Date: 
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Library: 
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Type of Event: 
Storytimes
Audience: 
Children

Small Business Start Up

The program covers the basics of starting a business, including legal aspects, incorporation, taxes, and employee issues.

Date: 
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 6:00pm
Library: 
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Type of Event: 
Workshops - Small Business
Audience: 
Adults

Read with Me, Sign with Me

A series of programs for deaf and hard of hearing children and families, but everyone is welcome to attend.  You'll learn some new signs, hear some wonderful stories, and sharpen your reading skills.  ASL interpreter assists.

Date: 
Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Library: 
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Type of Event: 
Special Events
Audience: 
Family

Paws for Reading

Children who can read or who are struggling to read can read with our trained READ therapy dog Olly and his human companion Luciana. Hablan espanol y ingles.

Date: 
Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library: 
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Type of Event: 
Special Events
Audience: 
Children

Babies & Books

Date: 
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Library: 
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Type of Event: 
Discussion Groups
Audience: 
Adults

Free Saturday Legal Clinic

The Free Saturday Legal Clinic provides an opportunity for individuals with a legal question or problem to talk face to face with an attorney in order to get quick advice.

Date: 
Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Library: 
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Type of Event: 
Legal Clinics
Audience: 
Adults

Friends of the Library Annual Spring Book Sale

Preview sale for Friends cardholding members at 8 am-10 am; sale opens to all at 10 am-4:30 pm.

Date: 
Friday, May 23, 2014 - 10:00am
Library: 
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Type of Event: 
Book Sales
Audience: 
Family

Friends of the Library Annual Spring Book Sale

Date: 
Saturday, May 24, 2014 - 10:00am - 4:30pm
Library: 
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Type of Event: 
Book Sales
Audience: 
Family

Toddler Story Time

Date: 
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 10:30am
Library: 
Cordova
Type of Event: 
Storytimes
Audience: 
Children

Preschool Story Time

Date: 
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 11:30am
Library: 
Cordova
Type of Event: 
Storytimes
Audience: 
Children

English Language Learner's Conversation Groups

Open to all adults who would like to improve their English language skills!

Date: 
Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library: 
Cordova
Type of Event: 
Discussion Groups
Audience: 
Adults

First Tuesday Book Club

All adults welcome to join!

Date: 
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Library: 
Cordova
Type of Event: 
Book Clubs
Audience: 
Adults

Introduction to Botany for Children

Date: 
Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Library: 
East Shelby
Type of Event: 
Special Events
Audience: 
Adults

Teen Line Dancing

Date: 
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library: 
Parkway Village
Type of Event: 
Demonstrations - Dance
Audience: 
Teens

Knitting Group

Help to create knitting projects benefiting local hospices and health care facilities; beginners to experts welcome.

Date: 
Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 10:00am
Library: 
Parkway Village
Type of Event: 
Arts and Crafts
Audience: 
Adults

Toddler Story Time

Hear themed stories and rhymes and participate in physical activities and crafts; for ages 1 1/2 - 3.

Date: 
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 11:00am - 11:25am
Library: 
Poplar-White Station
Type of Event: 
Storytimes
Audience: 
Children

Toddler Story Time

Hear themed stories and rhymes and participate in physical activities and crafts; for ages 1 1/2 -3.

Date: 
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 11:00am - 11:25am
Library: 
Poplar-White Station
Type of Event: 
Storytimes
Audience: 
Children

Earth Day Celebration: Trash to Art Contest

For teens; registration required; call 415-2778.

Date: 
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 3:00pm
Library: 
Raleigh
Type of Event: 
Special Events
Audience: 
Teens

Free Typing Class

Beginners typing instruction; registration is required; call 415-2778.

Date: 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library: 
Raleigh
Type of Event: 
Computer Classes
Audience: 
Adults

Creative Loafing

Arts and crafts activities for children ages 6-11.

Date: 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library: 
Raleigh
Type of Event: 
Arts and Crafts
Audience: 
Children

Childcare Workshop: Child Abuse Prevention

Registration is required; call 415-2778.

Date: 
Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Library: 
Raleigh
Type of Event: 
Workshops - Child Care
Audience: 
Adults

Creative Loafing

Arts and crafts activities for children ages 6-11.

Date: 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library: 
Raleigh
Type of Event: 
Arts and Crafts
Audience: 
Children

Mother & Daughter "Make One, Give One, Craft One" Craft Day

All ages; registration required; call 415-2778.

Date: 
Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 11:00am
Library: 
Raleigh
Type of Event: 
Arts and Crafts
Audience: 
Family

Homemade Wednesday

Date: 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library: 
Whitehaven
Type of Event: 
Arts and Crafts
Audience: 
Children

Mother's Day Craft

Craft activities for teens.

Date: 
Monday, May 5, 2014 - 2:30pm
Library: 
Whitehaven
Type of Event: 
Arts and Crafts
Audience: 
Teens