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This Week @ Your Library May 24-31

This Week @ Your Library May 24-31

Published: May 23, 2024


We've got storytimes!

Ready to Learn Storytime: Preschool 
Preschool story time with reading 
readiness. Join us for songs, sensory play, crafts, and stories designed to prepare your preschooler to learn.

Wednesdays at 10 am
Sherrills Ford-Terrell Branch Library
St. Stephens Branch Library
Main Library in Newton

Wednesdays at 11 am
Southwest Branch Library

Thursdays at 10 am 
Maiden Branch Library
Sherrills Ford-Terrell Branch Library
Southwest Branch Library
St. Stephens Branch Library

Fridays at 10 am
Main Library in Newton

Programs for children!

Do Re Me and You Dance Party
Saturday, May 25 at 11 am
Sherrills Ford-Terrell Branch Library
Friday, May 31 at 10 am
St. Stephens Branch Library

Join us for 30 minutes of music and movement! For children 5 and under.

Kids Book Club: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
Thursday, May 30 at 5 pm
Main Library in Newton

Discuss the first book in the Harry Potter series while enjoying snacks. Ideal for grades 3 to 5.

Programs for teens!

Paint A Summer Scene
Tuesday, May 28 at 5 pm
Main Library in Newton

School’s Out! Join us to paint a summer scene following an online tutorial.

Programs for adults! 

Purl and Chain: Knit and Crochet Club
Tuesdays at 6 pm
St. Stephens Branch Library

Make new friends and enjoy the company of others while you knit and crochet. Bring your own materials. 

Gentle Flow Yoga
Fridays 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.

Mindful Movement
Fridays at 3 pm
St. Stephens Branch Library

Combining stretching with meditation may benefit both your emotional well-being and your overall health. You can do these exercises while sitting in a chair or bring a mat/towel for floor routines.  While this class is geared to 50+, adults of all ages are invited to join. 

Garden Volunteer Days
Saturday, May 25 from 9 - 11 am 
Main Library in Newton 

We're seeking enthusiastic volunteers to assist with tasks such as weeding, mulching, and planting in the community garden. Whether you're a gardening expert or just starting out, all ages and experience levels are welcome. 

Let’s Talk About It: Juneteenth
Saturday, May 25 at 11 am
Conover Branch Library

Join us to learn about Juneteenth and enjoy in-depth conversations with members of the community. View a short film, followed by discussion and light refreshments. For more information, please call 828-465-9494.

Books Between Friends Book Club
Tuesday, May 28 at 6 pm
Claremont Branch Library

It’s BYOB! Bring Your Own Book that is. Come tell us about a book you’ve read and enjoyed in the past year. 

Catawba County Genealogical Society
Tuesday, May 28 at 7 pm
Main Library in Newton

Join the society for their monthly meeting, followed by an introduction to new local history and genealogy materials available for research in Catawba County. All are welcome to attend.

Visit with the Library to Go - out in the community!

Claremont Night in the Park
Saturday, May 25 from 4 - 7 pm
3430 E. Main St. Claremont, 28610

Join us for a fun evening of activities and music!