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Learn, Act, Grow Your Garden

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Join us for our Monthly Learn, Act, Grow Garden Series, at Main Library in Newton and our Maiden Branch, with Dr. George Place of the Catawba County Cooperative Extension. This Month: Extending Shelf Life of Garden Produce Learn approaches and technologies to maintain product quality and extend shelf life, limiting post-harvest disorders and loss of crops. Maiden Branch: […]

Technology Tutoring at the Claremont Branch

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Sign up for an hour-long session with a librarian at the Claremont Branch in August to address the questions you have about computers, programs, apps, or tablets. Topics can include anything that can be demonstrated on library computers or using devices that you bring to the tutorial. Thursdays in August — August 6,13,20,27.  Registration is required: Call […]

Catawba County Libraries STEAM up with Science ...

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The Catawba County Library System is hosting four more performances of Science Tellers, an exciting science program that will inform and amaze children of all ages. The popular group, ScienceTellers, will visit local library branches as part of Catawba County Library System’s Summer Reading Program this Thursday, July 30 and Friday, July 31. This hilarious […]

Friends of the Library Gearing Up for Annual Bo...

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Catawba County Library’s Friends group is gearing up for its biggest and most popular fundraiser of the year; the annual Friends of the Library Book Sale. In anticipation of this long-time event, the Friends will be accepting donations of materials for the sale beginning July 6. The Friends of Catawba County’s Library System are seeking […]

How to Pack More Books into Your Life

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How can anyone be well read with all of today’s distractions? Steve Leveen’s The Little Guide to Your Well-Read Life (2005) offers several solutions. Leveen’s book, 144 pages or 3.75 hours on CD, is truly a “little guide,” but a helpful one for looking for ways to pack extra lit into their waking hours. The founder […]

We get by with a little help from our Friends

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Everyone one needs a little help from their Friends and the Catawba County Library Is very thankful that we have three Friends of the Library groups that support the library’s essential role in early literacy, lifelong learning, and economic revitalization. The Friends of Catawba County Library groups are registered 501c(3) nonprofits that serves as a […]

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    July  2015
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    Events on July 1, 2015
    • Baby Bounce

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 10:30 am, July 1, 2015

      Location: Conover Library

      Description: This sweet and simple 20-minute story time features rhymes, bounces, sensory play and singing for

    • Ready to Learn Story Time

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 11:00 am, July 1, 2015

      Location: Newton, St. Stephens, Sherrills Ford, Southwest

      Description: Preschool story time with reading readiness components for ages 0-5.
      Join us for songs, sensory

    • Animal Heroes

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 11:00 am, July 1, 2015

      Location: Maiden Branch Library, 11 South A Avenue, Maiden, NC 28650, United States

      Description: Beth Welch from The Schiele Museum of Natural History will present the program dressed as

    • Art Classes: Presented by the Hickory Museum of Art

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 3:00 pm, July 1, 2015

      Location: Sherrills Ford Branch Library, 8456 Sherrills Ford Road, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673, United States

      Description: Join us for art classes taught by the staff at the Hickory Museum of Art.

    • Art Classes: Presented by the Hickory Museum of Art

      Starts: 3:30 pm

      Ends: 4:30 pm, July 1, 2015

      Location: Sherrills Ford Branch Library, 8456 Sherrills Ford Road, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673, United States

      Description: Join us for art classes taught by the staff at the Hickory Museum of Art.

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    Events on July 2, 2015
    • Marvel Movie Marathon

      Starts: 9:00 am

      Ends: 5:00 pm, July 2, 2015

      Location: Sherrills Ford Branch Library, 8456 Sherrills Ford Road, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673, United States

      Description: See what happened before Ultron came on the scene. Join us for a movie marathon

    • Ready to Learn Story Time

      Starts: 9:30 am

      Ends: 10:30 am, July 2, 2015

      Location: Maiden

      Description: Preschool story time.

    • Ready to Learn Story Time

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 11:00 am, July 2, 2015

      Location: St. Stephens, Newton, Sherrills Ford

      Description: Preschool story time with reading readiness components for ages 0-5. Led by library staff. Free

    • Ready to Learn Story Time

      Starts: 11:00 am

      Ends: 12:00 pm, July 2, 2015

      Location: Southwest Branch

      Description: Preschool story time with reading readiness components for ages 0-5. Led by library staff. Free

    • Summer Stories

      Starts: 11:00 am

      Ends: 12:00 pm, July 2, 2015

      Location: Claremont Library, 3288 East Main Street, Claremont, NC 28610, United States

      Description: Celebrate early learning with this 20 minute story time followed by playtime. The program is

    • Pawsitive Reading

      Starts: 3:30 pm

      Ends: 4:30 pm, July 2, 2015

      Location: Sherrills Ford Branch Library, 8456 Sherrills Ford Road, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673, United States

      Description: Have a pawsitive reading experience! Come read to certified therapy dogs, Maggie and Brandy! Registration

    • Dolphin Tale 2 (PG)

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 6:00 pm, July 2, 2015

      Location: Newton Library, 115 West C Street, Newton, NC 28658, United States

      Description: Bring the family and watch this great movie with your friends at the library!

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    Events on July 3, 2015
    • The Catawba County Library System will be closed in observance of Independence Day.

      Starts: 12:00 am

      Ends: 12:00 am, July 5, 2015

      Description: The Catawba County Library System will be closed on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July

    4
    Events on July 4, 2015
    • The Catawba County Library System will be closed in observance of Independence Day.

      Starts: 12:00 am

      Ends: 12:00 am, July 5, 2015

      Description: The Catawba County Library System will be closed on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July

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    Events on July 6, 2015
    • The Catawba Crafters

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 7:00 pm, July 6, 2015

      Description: Calling all crafters! Here’s the perfect outlet for all of that creative energy you’ve been

    7
    Events on July 7, 2015
    • Conover Little Learning Party

      Starts: 11:00 am

      Ends: 12:00 pm, July 7, 2015

      Location: Conover Branch Library, 403 Conover Station SE, Conover, NC 28613, United States

      Description: Experience the joy of learning with your little ones while we sing, dance, read and

    • Baby Bounce

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 2:30 pm, July 7, 2015

      Location: Sherrills Ford-Terrell Branch

      Description: Sweet simple 30-minute story time features rhymes, bounces, sensory play and singing for our youngest

    • Lego EV3 Mindstorm Robots

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 3:00 pm, July 7, 2015

      Location: Newton Library, 115 West C Street, Newton, NC 28658, United States

      Description: Our CyberKids LEGO Robotics program is taught using a "team" format. Each "team" will design,

    • The Incredibles (Rated PG) 2004/115 min

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 4:00 pm, July 7, 2015

      Location: Southwest Branch

      Description: A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced

    • One-on-One Computer Tutor

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 7:00 pm, July 7, 2015

      Location: Sherrills Ford -Terrell Library

      Description: Have a computer or Ereader question? Drop in and we will help. No appointment necessary.

    • Ready to Learn Story Time

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 7:00 pm, July 7, 2015

      Location: St Stephens Branch Library, 3225 Springs Road Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601, United States

      Description: Preschool story time with reading readiness components for ages 0-5.
      Join us for songs, sensory

    • Lego Movie (Rated PG) 2014/100 min

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 8:00 pm, July 7, 2015

      Location: Conover Branch Library, 403 Conover Station Southeast, Conover, NC 28613, United States

      Description: An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied 'Special', is recruited to join

    • Family Story Time

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 7:00 pm, July 7, 2015

      Location: St Stephens Branch Library, 3225 Springs Road Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601, United States

      Description: During the summer months, Media Specialists from the four area elementary schools will be joining

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    Events on July 8, 2015
    • Baby Bounce

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 10:30 am, July 8, 2015

      Location: Conover Library

      Description: This sweet and simple 20-minute story time features rhymes, bounces, sensory play and singing for

    • Ready to Learn Story Time

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 11:00 am, July 8, 2015

      Location: Newton, St. Stephens, Sherrills Ford, Southwest

      Description: Preschool story time with reading readiness components for ages 0-5.
      Join us for songs, sensory

    • The Secret of NIMH (Rated G) 1982/82 min

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 4:00 pm, July 8, 2015

      Location: Maiden Branch Library, 11 South A Avenue, Maiden, NC 28650, United States

      Description: To save her ill son, a field mouse must seek the aid of a colony

    • BAM! POW! READ! (Grades 3-5)

      Starts: 3:00 pm

      Ends: 4:00 pm, July 8, 2015

      Location: Sherrills Ford Branch Library, 8456 Sherrills Ford Road, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673, United States

      Description: Always have a comic book in your pocket! Elementary age children are invited to come

    • Community Hero and Meteorologist Leigh Brock

      Starts: 3:00 pm

      Ends: 4:00 pm, July 8, 2015

      Location: St Stephens Branch Library, 3225 Springs Road Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601, United States

      Description: Are you interested in weather? Have questions? Leigh Brock, WBTV Meteorologist, will talk about what

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    Events on July 9, 2015
    • Ready to Learn Story Time

      Starts: 9:30 am

      Ends: 10:30 am, July 9, 2015

      Location: Maiden

      Description: Preschool story time.

    • Ready to Learn Story Time

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 11:00 am, July 9, 2015

      Location: St. Stephens, Newton, Sherrills Ford

      Description: Preschool story time with reading readiness components for ages 0-5. Led by library staff. Free

    • Summer Stories

      Starts: 11:00 am

      Ends: 12:00 pm, July 9, 2015

      Location: Claremont Library, 3288 East Main Street, Claremont, NC 28610, United States

      Description: Celebrate early learning with this 20 minute story time followed by playtime. The program is

    • Ready to Learn Story Time

      Starts: 11:00 am

      Ends: 12:00 pm, July 9, 2015

      Location: Southwest Branch

      Description: Preschool story time with reading readiness components for ages 0-5. Led by library staff. Free

    • Lego EV3 Mindstorm Robotics (Grades 3 – 6)

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 3:00 pm, July 9, 2015

      Location: Sherrills Ford Branch Library, 8456 Sherrills Ford Road, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673, United States

      Description: Do you love legos and robots? Then come join us to build and program a

    • Community Hero- Sgt. Kelly Eckard

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 3:00 pm, July 9, 2015

      Location: St Stephens Branch Library, 3225 Springs Road Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601, United States

      Description: Sgt. Kelly Eckard and McGruff The Crime Dog will visit school aged children at St.

    • Heroes for Animals

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 3:00 pm, July 9, 2015

      Location: Maiden Branch Library, 11 South A Avenue, Maiden, NC 28650, United States

      Description: Kids are invited to come and make a toy for their cat or dog, making

    • Super Buddies (Rated G) 2013/81 min

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 6:00 pm, July 9, 2015

      Location: Newton Library, 115 West C Street, Newton, NC 28658, United States

      Description: Watch the fur fly as a new breed of superhero is born in Disney’s fun-filled

    • Story Bird

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 5:00 pm, July 9, 2015

      Location: Sherrills Ford Branch Library, 8456 Sherrills Ford Road, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673, United States

      Description: Story bird reverses visual storytelling by starting with the image and "unlocking" the story inside.

    • Super-Mobile Raceway

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 7:00 pm, July 9, 2015

      Location: Claremont Library, 3288 East Main Street, Claremont, NC 28610, United States

      Description: Kids 12 and under can construct their own super-mobiles from boxes and race on an

    10
    Events on July 10, 2015
    • Create your own T-Shirt Transfer Design

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 11:00 am, July 10, 2015

      Location: Southwest Branch

      Description: Bring a T-Shirt or create the design to use later. We will use transfer pens,

    • Super-Mobile Raceway

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 3:00 pm, July 10, 2015

      Location: Conover Branch Library, 403 Conover Station Southeast, Conover, NC 28613, United States

      Description: Kids 12 and under can construct their own super-mobiles from boxes and race on an

    • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (Rated PG) 2009/90 min

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 4:00 pm, July 10, 2015

      Location: St Stephens Branch Library, 3225 Springs Road Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601, United States

      Description: The most delicious event since macaroni met cheese. Inspired by the beloved children's book, the

    11
    Events on July 11, 2015
    • Green Bean Players

      Starts: 9:30 am

      Ends: 11:00 am, July 11, 2015

      Location: Sherrills Ford Branch Library, 8456 Sherrills Ford Road, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673, United States

      Description: Performed by the Green Bean Players, “The Commedia Puss in Boots” is the tale of

    • Lego EV3 Mindstorm Robots for Teens and Tweens

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 11:00 am, July 11, 2015

      Location: Conover Branch Library, 403 Conover Station Southeast, Conover, NC 28613, United States

      Description: Join us for an introduction to Lego EV3 Mindstorms.

    • Lego Movie (Rated PG) 2014/100 min

      Starts: 12:00 pm

      Ends: 2:00 pm, July 11, 2015

      Location: Claremont Library, 3288 East Main Street, Claremont, NC 28610, United States

      Description: An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied 'Special', is recruited to join

    • Green Bean Players Commedia Puss in Boots

      Starts: 1:00 pm

      Ends: 3:00 pm, July 11, 2015

      Location: Maiden Branch Library, 11 South A Avenue, Maiden, NC 28650, United States

      Description: The Commedia Puss in Boots is the tale of the foolish youngest son of a

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    Events on July 13, 2015
    • The Catawba Crafters

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 7:00 pm, July 13, 2015

      Description: Calling all crafters! Here’s the perfect outlet for all of that creative energy you’ve been

    • Navy Seal Swim Banners

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 7:00 pm, July 13, 2015

      Location: Sherrills Ford Branch Library, 8456 Sherrills Ford Road, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673, United States

      Description: Navy Seal, Shannon Rusch will be speaking to us about life as a soldier and

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    Events on July 14, 2015
    • Conover Little Learning Party

      Starts: 11:00 am

      Ends: 12:00 pm, July 14, 2015

      Location: Conover Branch Library, 403 Conover Station SE, Conover, NC 28613, United States

      Description: Experience the joy of learning with your little ones while we sing, dance, read and

    • Baby Bounce

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 2:30 pm, July 14, 2015

      Location: Sherrills Ford-Terrell Branch

      Description: Sweet simple 30-minute story time features rhymes, bounces, sensory play and singing for our youngest

    • Super Hero Training Camp

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 3:00 pm, July 14, 2015

      Location: Newton Library, 115 West C Street, Newton, NC 28658, United States

      Description: Kids will have a chance to show off their super powers through crafts and learning

    • Raiders of the Lost Ark (Rated PG) 1981/115 min

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 4:00 pm, July 14, 2015

      Location: Southwest Branch

      Description: Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark

    • Escape your Life! Book Idea Exchange

      Starts: 5:30 pm

      Ends: 7:30 pm, July 14, 2015

      Location: Sherrills Ford Terrell Branch

      Description: Escape into a book! Come to the library to get and give some ideas for

    • NCWorks.gov Workshop with Trey Hedrick

      Starts: 5:30 pm

      Ends: 6:30 pm, July 14, 2015

      Location: Newton Library, 115 West C Street, Newton, NC 28658, United States

      Description: Trey Hedrick will assist participants during the workshop with creating accounts and using the online

    • Family Story Time

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 7:00 pm, July 14, 2015

      Location: St Stephens Branch Library, 3225 Springs Road Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601, United States

      Description: During the summer months, Media Specialists from the four area elementary schools will be joining

    • Ready to Learn Story Time

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 7:00 pm, July 14, 2015

      Location: St Stephens Branch Library, 3225 Springs Road Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601, United States

      Description: Preschool story time with reading readiness components for ages 0-5.
      Join us for songs, sensory

    • Big Hero 6 (Rated PG) 2014/102 min

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 8:00 pm, July 14, 2015

      Location: Conover Branch Library, 403 Conover Station Southeast, Conover, NC 28613, United States

      Description: The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who

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    Events on July 15, 2015
    • Baby Bounce

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 10:30 am, July 15, 2015

      Location: Conover Library

      Description: This sweet and simple 20-minute story time features rhymes, bounces, sensory play and singing for

    • Ready to Learn Story Time

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 11:00 am, July 15, 2015

      Location: Newton, St. Stephens, Sherrills Ford, Southwest

      Description: Preschool story time with reading readiness components for ages 0-5.
      Join us for songs, sensory

    • The Last Unicorn (Rated G) 1982/92 min

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 4:00 pm, July 15, 2015

      Location: Maiden Branch Library, 11 South A Avenue, Maiden, NC 28650, United States

      Description: A brave unicorn and a magician fight an evil king who is obsessed with attempting

    • BAM! POW! READ! (Grades K-5)

      Starts: 3:00 pm

      Ends: 4:00 pm, July 15, 2015

      Location: Sherrills Ford Branch Library, 8456 Sherrills Ford Road, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673, United States

      Description: Part 1 of Becoming a Superhero
      If you could become a superhero, what would you

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    Events on July 16, 2015
    • Ready to Learn Story Time

      Starts: 9:30 am

      Ends: 10:30 am, July 16, 2015

      Location: Maiden

      Description: Preschool story time.

    • Ready to Learn Story Time

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 11:00 am, July 16, 2015

      Location: St. Stephens, Newton, Sherrills Ford

      Description: Preschool story time with reading readiness components for ages 0-5. Led by library staff. Free

    • Lego EV3 Mindstorm Robots

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 11:00 am, July 16, 2015

      Location: Southwest Branch

      Description: Join us for an introduction to Lego EV3 Minstorm. Registration is required.

    • Summer Stories

      Starts: 11:00 am

      Ends: 12:00 pm, July 16, 2015

      Location: Claremont Library, 3288 East Main Street, Claremont, NC 28610, United States

      Description: Celebrate early learning with this 20 minute story time followed by playtime. The program is

    • Ready to Learn Story Time

      Starts: 11:00 am

      Ends: 12:00 pm, July 16, 2015

      Location: Southwest Branch

      Description: Preschool story time with reading readiness components for ages 0-5. Led by library staff. Free

    • Superhero Science: Flight

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 3:00 pm, July 16, 2015

      Location: Maiden Branch Library, 11 South A Avenue, Maiden, NC 28650, United States

      Description: Children are invited to learn more about the principles of flight. Participants will get to

    • The Camping Trip That Changed America

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 3:00 pm, July 16, 2015

      Location: St Stephens Branch Library, 3225 Springs Road Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601, United States

      Description: A program that highlights the beginning of the environmental movement in America. Children will make

    • Superhero Jeopardy

      Starts: 3:00 pm

      Ends: 4:00 pm, July 16, 2015

      Location: Sherrills Ford Branch Library, 8456 Sherrills Ford Road, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673, United States

      Description: Think you know your superheroes? Come test your knowledge in a Jeopardy style trivia game.

    • Bolt (Rated PG) 2008/96 min

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 6:00 pm, July 16, 2015

      Location: Newton Library, 115 West C Street, Newton, NC 28658, United States

      Description: The canine star of a fictional sci-fi/action show that believes his powers are real embarks

    • Life Size Plants vs. Zombies

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 7:00 pm, July 16, 2015

      Location: Claremont Library, 3288 East Main Street, Claremont, NC 28610, United States

      Description: The zombies are invading and it’s up to your flowery friends to defend your house!

    • Nuts and Bolts of Returning to School

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 8:00 pm, July 16, 2015

      Description: Thinking about returning to school, this workshop is for you regardless of the school you

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    Events on July 17, 2015
    • Create a 20 Circle Ornament

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 11:00 am, July 17, 2015

      Location: Southwest Branch

      Description: Cut out and fold 20 circles and join them to make an ornament — learn

    • Wall-E (Rated G) 2008/98 mi

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 4:00 pm, July 17, 2015

      Location: St Stephens Branch Library, 3225 Springs Road Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601, United States

      Description: In the distant future, a small waste collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey

    • Life-Size Plants vs. Zombies

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 3:00 pm, July 17, 2015

      Location: Conover Branch Library, 403 Conover Station Southeast, Conover, NC 28613, United States

      Description: The zombies are invading and it’s up to your flowery friends to defend your house!

    • The Lorax (Rated PG) 2012/86 min

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 4:00 pm, July 17, 2015

      Location: St Stephens Branch Library, 3225 Springs Road Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601, United States

      Description: A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the

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    Events on July 18, 2015
    • Robotics 101 for Teens and Tweens

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 11:00 am, July 18, 2015

      Location: Claremont Library, 3288 East Main Street, Claremont, NC 28610, United States

      Description: Our CyberKids LEGO Robotics program is taught using a "team" format. Each "team" will design,

    • Big Hero 6 (Rated PG) 2014/102 min

      Starts: 12:00 pm

      Ends: 2:00 pm, July 18, 2015

      Location: Claremont Library, 3288 East Main Street, Claremont, NC 28610, United States

      Description: The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who

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    Events on July 20, 2015
    • Movie Night: Jaws

      Starts: 5:30 pm

      Ends: 7:30 pm, July 20, 2015

      Location: Auditorium

      Description: Join us in celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Steven Spielburg film that made us

    • The Catawba Crafters

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 7:00 pm, July 20, 2015

      Description: Calling all crafters! Here’s the perfect outlet for all of that creative energy you’ve been

    21
    Events on July 21, 2015
    • Conover Little Learning Party

      Starts: 11:00 am

      Ends: 12:00 pm, July 21, 2015

      Location: Conover Branch Library, 403 Conover Station SE, Conover, NC 28613, United States

      Description: Experience the joy of learning with your little ones while we sing, dance, read and

    • Spiderman (Rated PG-13) 2002/121 min

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 4:00 pm, July 21, 2015

      Location: Southwest Branch

      Description: When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student

    • Book Time with Ronald McDonald

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 3:00 pm, July 21, 2015

      Location: Newton Library, 115 West C Street, Newton, NC 28658, United States

      Description: Through the use of magic, music, puppets, student participation, and, of course, lots of laughter,

    • Baby Bounce

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 2:30 pm, July 21, 2015

      Location: Sherrills Ford-Terrell Branch

      Description: Sweet simple 30-minute story time features rhymes, bounces, sensory play and singing for our youngest

    • The Incredibles (Rated PG) 2004/115 min

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 8:00 pm, July 21, 2015

      Location: Conover Branch Library, 403 Conover Station Southeast, Conover, NC 28613, United States

      Description: A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced

    • One-on-One Computer Tutor

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 7:00 pm, July 21, 2015

      Location: Sherrills Ford -Terrell Library

      Description: Have a computer or Ereader question? Drop in and we will help. No appointment necessary.

    • Family Story Time

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 7:00 pm, July 21, 2015

      Location: St Stephens Branch Library, 3225 Springs Road Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601, United States

      Description: During the summer months, Media Specialists from the four area elementary schools will be joining

    • Ready to Learn Story Time

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 7:00 pm, July 21, 2015

      Location: St Stephens Branch Library, 3225 Springs Road Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601, United States

      Description: Preschool story time with reading readiness components for ages 0-5.
      Join us for songs, sensory

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    Events on July 22, 2015
    • Baby Bounce

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 10:30 am, July 22, 2015

      Location: Conover Library

      Description: This sweet and simple 20-minute story time features rhymes, bounces, sensory play and singing for

    • Ready to Learn Story Time

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 11:00 am, July 22, 2015

      Location: Newton, St. Stephens, Sherrills Ford, Southwest

      Description: Preschool story time with reading readiness components for ages 0-5.
      Join us for songs, sensory

    • Book Time with Ronald McDonald

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 11:00 am, July 22, 2015

      Location: Southwest Branch

      Description: Through the use of magic, music, puppets, student participation, and, of course, lots of laughter,

    • Book Time with Ronald McDonald

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 3:00 pm, July 22, 2015

      Location: Conover Branch Library, 403 Conover Station Southeast, Conover, NC 28613, United States

      Description: Ronald McDonald’s special magic show will help children recognize that they can be heroes too!

    • BAM! POW! READ! (Grades K-5)

      Starts: 3:00 pm

      Ends: 4:00 pm, July 22, 2015

      Location: Sherrills Ford Branch Library, 8456 Sherrills Ford Road, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673, United States

      Description: Part 2 of Becoming a Superhero
      In this session, you will continue to develop your

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    Events on July 23, 2015
    • Ready to Learn Story Time

      Starts: 9:30 am

      Ends: 10:30 am, July 23, 2015

      Location: Maiden

      Description: Preschool story time.

    • Ready to Learn Story Time

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 11:00 am, July 23, 2015

      Location: St. Stephens, Newton, Sherrills Ford

      Description: Preschool story time with reading readiness components for ages 0-5. Led by library staff. Free

    • Book Time with Ronald McDonald

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 11:00 am, July 23, 2015

      Location: Maiden Branch Library, 11 South A Avenue, Maiden, NC 28650, United States

      Description: Through the use of magic, music, puppets, student participation, and, of course, lots of laughter,

    • Ready to Learn Story Time

      Starts: 11:00 am

      Ends: 12:00 pm, July 23, 2015

      Location: Southwest Branch

      Description: Preschool story time with reading readiness components for ages 0-5. Led by library staff. Free

    • Summer Stories

      Starts: 11:00 am

      Ends: 12:00 pm, July 23, 2015

      Location: Claremont Library, 3288 East Main Street, Claremont, NC 28610, United States

      Description: Celebrate early learning with this 20 minute story time followed by playtime. The program is

    • Superhero Power Bands

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 3:00 pm, July 23, 2015

      Location: Maiden Branch Library, 11 South A Avenue, Maiden, NC 28650, United States

      Description: Paracord bracelets have become very popular and handy in a pinch. This is a fun

    • Let the Training Begin

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 3:00 pm, July 23, 2015

      Location: St Stephens Branch Library, 3225 Springs Road Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601, United States

      Description: Let the Training Begin
      Thursday, July 23 at 2 pm
      Children are invited to a

    • Villain Masks

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 3:00 pm, July 23, 2015

      Location: Sherrills Ford Branch Library, 8456 Sherrills Ford Road, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673, United States

      Description: Identify more with Green Goblin than Spiderman? Then this is the program for you! Turn

    • Book Time with Ronald McDonald

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 5:00 pm, July 23, 2015

      Location: Sherrills Ford Branch Library, 8456 Sherrills Ford Road, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673, United States

      Description: Through the use of magic, music, puppets, student participation, and, of course, lots of laughter,

    • The Incredibles (Rated PG) 2004/115 min

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 6:00 pm, July 23, 2015

      Location: Newton Library, 115 West C Street, Newton, NC 28658, United States

      Description: A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced

    • Library Mini-Golf

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 7:00 pm, July 23, 2015

      Location: Claremont Library, 3288 East Main Street, Claremont, NC 28610, United States

      Description: This is a great family event where we turn the Claremont Library into an 18-hole

    • Learn, Act, Grow Series

      Starts: 6:30 pm

      Ends: 7:30 pm, July 23, 2015

      Location: Newton Library, 115 West C Street, Newton, NC 28658, United States

      Description: Join Dr. George Place, Catawba Cooperative Extension Director, for this presentation about planting and tending

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    Events on July 24, 2015
    • Book Time with Ronald McDonald

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 11:00 am, July 24, 2015

      Location: St Stephens Branch Library, 3225 Springs Road Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601, United States

      Description: Ronald McDonald's special magic show will help children recognize that they can be heroes too!

    • Create a Shaken Glass Ornament

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 11:00 am, July 24, 2015

      Location: Southwest Branch

      Description: Any age can create beauty with a few drops of paint and a shake!

    • Spare Parts (Rated PG-13) 2015/83 min

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 4:00 pm, July 24, 2015

      Location: St Stephens Branch Library, 3225 Springs Road Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601, United States

      Description: Four Hispanic high school students form a robotics club. With no experience, 800 bucks, used

    • Book Time with Ronald McDonald

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 3:00 pm, July 24, 2015

      Location: Claremont Library, 3288 East Main Street, Claremont, NC 28610, United States

      Description: Ronald McDonald’s special magic show will help children recognize that they can be heroes too!

    • BYOBG (Bring Your Own Board Game)

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 5:00 pm, July 24, 2015

      Location: Conover Branch Library, 403 Conover Station Southeast, Conover, NC 28613, United States

      Description: Bring a board game to share with friends or learn something new by playing with

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    Events on July 25, 2015
    • The Incredibles (Rated PG) 2004/115 min

      Starts: 12:00 pm

      Ends: 2:00 pm, July 25, 2015

      Location: Claremont Library, 3288 East Main Street, Claremont, NC 28610, United States

      Description: A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced

    • Green Bean Players Commedia Puss in Boots

      Starts: 1:30 pm

      Ends: 3:00 pm, July 25, 2015

      Location: St Stephens Branch Library, 3225 Springs Road Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601, United States

      Description: The Commedia Puss in Boots is the tale of the foolish youngest son of a

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    Events on July 27, 2015
    • State Your Superpower

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 5:00 pm, July 27, 2015

      Location: Newton Library, 115 West C Street, Newton, NC 28658, United States

      Description: Teens will express their greatest powers and inspirations through one word statements painted on a

    • The Catawba Crafters

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 7:00 pm, July 27, 2015

      Description: Calling all crafters! Here’s the perfect outlet for all of that creative energy you’ve been

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    Events on July 28, 2015
    • Conover Little Learning Party

      Starts: 11:00 am

      Ends: 12:00 pm, July 28, 2015

      Location: Conover Branch Library, 403 Conover Station SE, Conover, NC 28613, United States

      Description: Experience the joy of learning with your little ones while we sing, dance, read and

    • Spare Parts (Rated PG-13) 2005/106 min

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 4:00 pm, July 28, 2015

      Location: SOuthwest Branch

      Description: A group of astronauts gain superpowers after a cosmic radiation exposure and must use them

    • Super Games for Kids

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 3:00 pm, July 28, 2015

      Location: Newton Library, 115 West C Street, Newton, NC 28658, United States

      Description: A carnival of games for children of all ages focusing on superhero fun!

    • Baby Bounce

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 2:30 pm, July 28, 2015

      Location: Sherrills Ford-Terrell Branch

      Description: Sweet simple 30-minute story time features rhymes, bounces, sensory play and singing for our youngest

    • Escape your Dinner! Recipe Exchange and Tasting

      Starts: 5:30 pm

      Ends: 7:00 pm, July 28, 2015

      Location: Sherrills Ford Branch Library, 8456 Sherrills Ford Road, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673, United States

      Description: Escape your dinner! Come to the library and share your favorite small plate/appetizer, leave with

    • Despicable Me (Rated PG) 2010/95 min

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 8:00 pm, July 28, 2015

      Location: Conover Branch Library, 403 Conover Station Southeast, Conover, NC 28613, United States

      Description: When a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand

    • Ready to Learn Story Time

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 7:00 pm, July 28, 2015

      Location: St Stephens Branch Library, 3225 Springs Road Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601, United States

      Description: Preschool story time with reading readiness components for ages 0-5.
      Join us for songs, sensory

    • Family Story Time

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 7:00 pm, July 28, 2015

      Location: St Stephens Branch Library, 3225 Springs Road Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601, United States

      Description: During the summer months, Media Specialists from the four area elementary schools will be joining

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    Events on July 29, 2015
    • Ready to Learn Story Time

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 11:00 am, July 29, 2015

      Location: Newton, St. Stephens, Sherrills Ford, Southwest

      Description: Preschool story time with reading readiness components for ages 0-5.
      Join us for songs, sensory

    • Baby Bounce

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 10:30 am, July 29, 2015

      Location: Conover Library

      Description: This sweet and simple 20-minute story time features rhymes, bounces, sensory play and singing for

    • BAM! POW! READ! (Grades K-5)

      Starts: 3:00 pm

      Ends: 4:00 pm, July 29, 2015

      Location: Sherrills Ford Branch Library, 8456 Sherrills Ford Road, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673, United States

      Description: SUPER HERO TRAINING CAMP SUPER POWERS DEMONSTRATION! In this final day of developing your superhero

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    Events on July 30, 2015
    • Ready to Learn Story Time

      Starts: 9:30 am

      Ends: 10:30 am, July 30, 2015

      Location: Maiden

      Description: Preschool story time.

    • Ready to Learn Story Time

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 11:00 am, July 30, 2015

      Location: St. Stephens, Newton, Sherrills Ford

      Description: Preschool story time with reading readiness components for ages 0-5. Led by library staff. Free

    • Ready to Learn Story Time

      Starts: 11:00 am

      Ends: 12:00 pm, July 30, 2015

      Location: Southwest Branch

      Description: Preschool story time with reading readiness components for ages 0-5. Led by library staff. Free

    • Maleficent Party

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 3:00 pm, July 30, 2015

      Location: Sherrills Ford Branch Library, 8456 Sherrills Ford Road, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673, United States

      Description: Join us for Maleficent related crafts, games, and food. We will be showing the movie

    • Sciencetellers

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 3:00 pm, July 30, 2015

      Location: Claremont Library, 3288 East Main Street, Claremont, NC 28610, United States

      Description: This is a hilarious new adventure where, just like in science, things aren't always quite

    • Heroes in Disguise

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 3:00 pm, July 30, 2015

      Location: St Stephens Branch Library, 3225 Springs Road Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601, United States

      Description: Children will decorate their own Super Hero Mask. Registration is required.

    • Lego EV3 Mindstorm Robots

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 3:00 pm, July 30, 2015

      Location: Maiden Branch Library, 11 South A Avenue, Maiden, NC 28650, United States

      Description: Join us for an introduction to Lego EV3 Mindstorm robots.

    • Big Hero 6 (Rated PG) 2014/102 min

      Starts: 4:00 pm

      Ends: 6:00 pm, July 30, 2015

      Location: Newton Library, 115 West C Street, Newton, NC 28658, United States

      Description: The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who

    • Sciencetellers

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 7:00 pm, July 30, 2015

      Location: Claremont Library, 3288 East Main Street, Claremont, NC 28610, United States

      Description: This is a hilarious new adventure where, just like in science, things aren't always quite

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    Events on July 31, 2015
    • Sciencetellers

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 11:00 am, July 31, 2015

      Location: Southwest Branch

      Description: This is a hilarious new adventure where, just like in science, things aren't always quite

    • Library Mini-Golf

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 3:00 pm, July 31, 2015

      Location: Conover Branch Library, 403 Conover Station Southeast, Conover, NC 28613, United States

      Description: This is a great family event where we turn the Conover Library into an 18-hole

    • Sciencetellers

      Starts: 2:00 pm

      Ends: 3:00 pm, July 31, 2015

      Location: St Stephens Branch Library, 3225 Springs Road Northeast, Hickory, NC 28601, United States

      Description: This is a hilarious new adventure where, just like in science, things aren't always quite

    • End of Summer Library Lock Down

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 7:00 pm, July 31, 2015

      Location: Sherrills Ford Branch Library, 8456 Sherrills Ford Road, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673, United States

      Description: If you have met your reading goal of a least 10 hours, you are invited

     
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