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This Week @ Your Library March 4th through 11th

This Week @ Your Library March 4th through 11th

Published: March 04, 2022


We've got storytimes!

Live Preschool Storytime via Zoom
Thursdays, March 10 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. 

Saturday Storytime
Saturday, March 5 at 11 am
Conover Branch Library

Enjoy a special storytime, where we’ll have stories, songs, and sensory play! This program is designed for preschoolers, but all are welcome. Please register by visiting the library or calling 828-466-5108.  

Family Storytime 
Thursday, March 10 at 4 pm
Main Library in Newton

Join us for a special storytime and rainbow-inspired interactive stations. We will feature the book The Tallest Leprechaun. Each family in attendance will receive a copy of the book (while supplies last) to take home.

Programs for children!

Elephant and Piggie Visits the Library
Saturday, March 5 
Maiden Branch Library
10 am - 12 pm
St. Stephens Branch Library
2 - 4 pm

Drop in to make a craft and meet popular book characters, Elephant & Piggie! Make sure to bring your camera for photo opportunities with the characters. 

STEAM: Circuit Bugs
Friday, March 11 at 4 pm
Sherrills Ford-Terrell Branch Library

Join us as we learn about circuits and electricity while we create a light-up bug. Best suited for grades 3 and up. To register, visit the library or call 828-466-6827.

Crafternoons  – St. Patrick’s Day Crafts
Friday, March 11 at 4:30 pm
St. Stephens Branch Library

Put on your green and come celebrate this festive day by making a mini leprechaun garden and coffee filter rainbow! All participants wearing green clothing or accessories will receive a special surprise! To register, please visit or call 828-466-6821.

Programs for teens!

Teen Tuesdays
Main Library in Newton
Tuesday, March 8 at 5 pm

Macrame Rainbow: Make a macrame rainbow for your room, your locker or to give as a gift.

TAB Meeting 
Monday, March 7 at 6 pm
St. Stephens Branch Library

Join your fellow teens on the St. Stephens Teen Advisory Board (TAB) as they plan events and activities for teens in the community. For questions, please call 828-466-6821.

Mario Madness! 
Friday, March 11 at 2 pm
Southwest Branch Library

Start your engines and get ready for a Mario Kart Wii tournament at the library! Teens are invited to race to the finish to win prizes and, of course, bragging rights! To register, please visit the library or call 828-466-6818.

Programs for adults!

Zumba LIVE with Honey & Jossiah
Mondays, March 7 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).

Canva for Small Businesses
Tuesday, March 8 at 12 pm
Online Webinar

Canva is a graphic design platform, used to create social media graphics, presentations, and more. Whether you’re a digital marketing whiz that wants to create more engaging content or you just want to jazz up a flyer for your next event - Canva can help professionalize your marketing. To register, please visit

Resumes 101
Tuesday, March 8 at 2 pm
Online via WebEx 

Learn tips to create a resume that will get you the interview in this virtual workshop from our friends at NCWorks Catawba. To register, please visit

Senior STEAM Tuesday - Phone Photos and Framing Fun
Tuesday, March 8 at 2 pm
Southwest Branch Library

You took photos with your what? Join us as we discover ways to manage, edit, and print photos from your phone. To register, please visit the library or call 828-466-6818.

Mystery Mavens Book Club
Tuesday, March 8 at 6:30 pm
Sherrills Ford-Terrell Branch Library

The Mystery Mavens book club welcomes new members and is open to the public, even if you haven’t read the book. Join us for a lively discussion on The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab. Our April book discussion will focus on When Ghosts Come Home by Wiley Cash. 

ESL Class
Wednesday, March 9 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, 9 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 10 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.

DIY Macramé Wall Hanging
Thursday, March 10 at 4 pm 
Sherrills Ford-Terrell Branch Library

Explore the textile art of macramé as we learn how to create a wall hanging. Best suited for teens and adults. To register, visit the library or call 828-466-6827.