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This Week @ Your Library March 25th through April 1This Week @ Your Library March 25th through April 1

This Week @ Your Library March 25th through April 1

Published: March 25, 2022


We've got storytimes!

Live Preschool Storytime via Zoom
Thursdays, March 31 at 10 am
Join us for a live, interactive preschool storytime with singing, reading and lots of fun. To register, please visit or the library. 

Sunny Spring Storytimes
Saturday, March 26 at 3 pm
St. Stephens Park
Celebrate Spring with us this Saturday, March 26 during this outdoor storytime at St. Stephens Park! We’ll have fun stories, songs, and crafts! This month’s theme is Welcome to Spring!

Programs for children!

Japanese Culture Club
Monday, March 28 at 6:30 pm
St. Stephens Branch Library
Discover Kendama, a popular game in Japan, by creating your own kendama and engaging in a friendly test of skill. To register, please visit or call 828-466-6821.

Tales in the Garden: Full STEAM Ahead-Transportation
Thursday, March 31 at 5 pm
Main Library in Newton
Join us in the garden as we explore all things transportation! We will share bilingual stories featuring Mo Willems’ Don’t Let Pigeon Drive the Bus, explore a Greenway bus, build wooden school bus book ends, and experiment with cars. 

Programs for teens!

Teen Tuesdays
Main Library in Newton
Tuesday March 29 at 5 pm
Tuesday, March 29 at 5 pm
Teen Advisory Council Meeting
Do you want your voice heard when it comes to programs and materials for teens? Join the Teen Advisory Council. Meetings will be held at 5 pm on the 4th Tuesday of every month. For more information, please visit the Newton library or call 828-465-8668.

Programs for adults!

Zumba LIVE with Honey & Jossiah
Mondays, March 28 at 6 pm 
Main Library at Newton
Kick off your week with a burst of Zumba, a dance and movement class that’s too much fun to call exercise. It’s appropriate for every skill and ability level and open to anyone 14+ (parental signature required for teens under 18). 

Expungement Workshop
Tuesday, March 29 at 2 pm
Online via WebEx 
Do you or someone you know qualify for expungement? Learn what you need to know about having charges removed from criminal records in this virtual workshop from NCWorks Catawba. To register, please visit

National Take a Walk in the Park Day
Wednesday, March 30 at 11 am & 3:30 pm
11:00 am at Conover City Park
3:30 pm at Greenway Trail in Newton
Walking in nature has physical, mental, emotional and spiritual benefits. Bring a friend with you and it has social benefits too. For these walks with library staff, book talk is welcome but optional.

ESL Class
Wednesday, March 30 at 6  pm
Online via Zoom
Practice speaking English with us on Wednesday evenings! This is a one-hour online Zoom conversation to help students gain more confidence in speaking English. Please call 828.465.8664 to register or for more information.

Clase de inglés
Miércoles 30 de marzo de 6 pm
En línea por Zoom
¡Practique inglés con nosotros los miércoles por la tarde! Esta es una conversación de una hora (por Zoom) para estudiantes que deseen ganar más confianza al hablar inglés. Para obtener más información o para registrarse, llame al : 828-465-8664.

Gentle Flow Yoga 
Thursdays, March 31 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. To register, visit the library or call 828-466-6827.

Piece of Cake Book Club
Thursday, March 31 at 5 pm
Narrow Coffee & Nosh in Downtown Newton
Selecting a diverse range of works and authors, join us to chat about March’s selection, Of Women and Salt by Gabriela Garcia. April’s pick is The Maidens by Alex Michaelides. Readers are welcome to suggest titles for 2022 at