Catawba County News

This Week @ Your Library

This Week @ Your Library

Published: September 24, 2021

This Week @ Your Library  September 25th through October 2nd 

Enjoy a safe fun storytime from home!

Live Preschool Storytime via Zoom 
Tuesday, September 28th at 6:30 pm
Gather the kids and join us for a live, interactive preschool storytime! This family-friendly virtual event includes singing, reading, finger plays, and lots of your favorite activities!    Please register at

Live Preschool Storytime via Zoom
Thursday, September 30th at 10 am
Gather the kids and join us for a live, interactive preschool storytime! This family friendly virtual event includes singing, reading, finger plays, and lots of your favorite activities! Please register at You’ll receive email confirmation with a Zoom link.

Learn Online from Home!

Tuesday, September 28 at 2 pm
Learn tips from NCWorks Catawba on how to ace a job interview! To register, go to and complete the form. A zoom link will be sent to you before the workshop.

ESL Class
Wednesday, September 29 from 6-7 pm
Come practice speaking English with us on Wednesday evenings! This is a one-hour online Zoom conversation for students that would like to gain more confidence in speaking English. Please call 828.465.8664 to register or for more information.

Come visit us at the Library!

Self-Improvement – Benefits of Journaling
Monday, September 27 at 6 pm
Southwest Branch Library
Celebrate National Self-Improvement Month by learning some ways to cope with stress, negative thinking and experiencing some of the benefits of journaling.

The Self Care Project
Tuesday, September 28 at 1 pm
Main Library in Newton

It’s never too late to take good care of ourselves so for this second monthly gathering we’ll welcome Wellness Dietician Renee Greene who will provide strategies for turning your nutrition goals into comfortable new habits. Register at

Postcards for Seniors - Kindness Project
October 1 – 30
Main Library in Newton

We’re celebrating World Postcard Day all month! Stop by the Youth Services desk to design a postcard to brighten a senior adult’s day. You design the postcard and leave it with us; we’ll take care of the rest.

Homework Helpers
Mondays, Thursday, and Saturdays
Main Library in Newton

Our 30-minute homework help sessions are available by appointment. Please call 828-465-8665 for more information or to schedule a session for your student.

Technology Tutoring
Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday in October from Noon – 1 pm
Conover Branch Library
Need help setting up an email? Want to learn how to use eBooks? Drop in to the Conover Branch for a 20-minute one-on-one session to get your technology questions answered! Bring your device and any relevant usernames and passwords.

Stop by and visit with the Library to Go – out in the community!

National Night Out
Wednesday, September 29 from 5-8 pm
Long View Recreation Center
We're meeting first responders in Long View for free food, inflatables, train rides, and more fun! We can't wait to see you there!

Claremont Daze Festival
Saturday, October 2 from 10 am – 4 pm
Downtown Claremont
We’re joining the excitement at the Claremont Daze Festival on Saturday. Come buy from local artisans, eat, listen to great music, and enjoy books and activities for everyone.


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