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Watch the Dr. Gary Freeze Presentation

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Perhaps you really wanted to attend, but couldn’t make it to the local history presentation at Claremont by Dr. Gary Freeze? We’ve got you covered. Watch it here…

Our Storytimes Build Lifelong Readers

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Storytimes are nothing new to the library, but they continue to be one of the most impactful  programs that we offer to our community. We have weekly storytimes happening at 6 of our branches. Check out the times and locations below to see which ones best fit your family routine… MAIN (Newton) Ready to Learn […]

Adult Coloring: the New Zen

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You’ve probably heard talk about it, but have you tried it? Come out to our Southwest Branch every Tuesday afternoon until 7:45pm for some Adult Coloring time. You can unwind as you contribute to an ongoing coloring project. “Despite the fact that coloring and art therapy aren’t quite the same thing, coloring does offer a […]

Learn How to Download eMagazines

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Your library is making more and more available to you digitally. You can read eBooks, listen to music, watch TV and Movies, and much more. But did you know that you can read your favorite Periodical Magazines online as well? Learn how to find and download periodicals using NC Digital Library at St. Stephens on […]

TW@YL [Aug 20-27]

This Week

Make your own Vinyl Monograms for your car, mug, notebook, etc. Catch some great movies, make candy sushi…or check out a book and read. All that and more this week at YOUR library! MAIN LIBRARY AT NEWTON Vinyl Monograms Tuesday, August 23 at 6 pm Design your very own vinyl monogram using our Silhouette Curio […]

Dystopian Movie Day

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dystopia /disˈtōpēə/ noun: an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, typically a totalitarian or environmentally degraded one. It’s the opposite of “utopia”, but it often presents the perfect setting for a story perseverance and heroism. 6th through 12th graders are invited to join us for a day of dystopian movie […]

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Upcoming Events

Aug
25
Thu
all-day One-on-One Technology Training @ Available at All Library Locations
One-on-One Technology Training @ Available at All Library Locations
Aug 25 all-day
Need to know how to use your iPad, Kindle, or Smartphone? Do you want help using Word to write your resume? Would you like to start storing things in the cloud? Call your local library[...]
all-day Resume Reviews @ Newton
Resume Reviews @ Newton
Aug 25 all-day
Did you know that recruiters spend an average of 6 seconds reviewing a resume? How do you make those few seconds count? Schedule an individual one-hour resume session to help get you started writing a[...]
all-day Technology Tutoring @ Claremont
Technology Tutoring @ Claremont
Aug 25 all-day
Call the library to book an hour long session with a librarian to learn new skills and solve your technology problems. You can learn anything from finding and printing recipes online to selling on eBay.
9:30 am Ready to Learn Story Time @ Maiden
Ready to Learn Story Time @ Maiden
Aug 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Join us for songs, sensory play, crafts, and stories designed to prepare your pre- schooler to learn.
10:00 am Ready to Learn Story Time
Ready to Learn Story Time
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Preschool story time with reading readiness components for ages 0-5. Led by library staff. Free & open to the public. AGES 2-5 only at Newton.
Aug
26
Fri
all-day One-on-One Technology Training @ Available at All Library Locations
One-on-One Technology Training @ Available at All Library Locations
Aug 26 all-day
Need to know how to use your iPad, Kindle, or Smartphone? Do you want help using Word to write your resume? Would you like to start storing things in the cloud? Call your local library[...]
all-day Resume Reviews @ Newton
Resume Reviews @ Newton
Aug 26 all-day
Did you know that recruiters spend an average of 6 seconds reviewing a resume? How do you make those few seconds count? Schedule an individual one-hour resume session to help get you started writing a[...]
10:00 am Little Learning Party @ Conover
Little Learning Party @ Conover
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Experience the joy of learning with your little ones while we sing, dance, read and play games. This 30 minute story time is followed by a craft.
Aug
27
Sat
all-day One-on-One Technology Training @ Available at All Library Locations
One-on-One Technology Training @ Available at All Library Locations
Aug 27 all-day
Need to know how to use your iPad, Kindle, or Smartphone? Do you want help using Word to write your resume? Would you like to start storing things in the cloud? Call your local library[...]
Aug
29
Mon
all-day One-on-One Technology Training @ Available at All Library Locations
One-on-One Technology Training @ Available at All Library Locations
Aug 29 all-day
Need to know how to use your iPad, Kindle, or Smartphone? Do you want help using Word to write your resume? Would you like to start storing things in the cloud? Call your local library[...]

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