Adult Programs and Events

  • Upcoming
    Events

  • Book
    Discussions

  • Crafting and
    Art Programs

  • Financial Issues
    on the Internet

Upcoming Adult Programs

Live well at your library

Diabetes Prevention Program

Our program starts in January! We will be meeting at 10am on Tuesday Mornings in Valdese.

Visit Our Diabetes Prevention Page for more information.


Needlework in the Mornings

Wednesday Mornings at the
Valdese Public Library

Wednesday, January 4 and
Wednesday, January 18
from 10am to Noon at VPL

Friday Mornings at the
Morganton Public Library

Friday, January 13 and
Friday, January 27
from 10am to Noon at MPL

For More Information, see the Needlework in the Morning Tab


Modern image of computer screens

Financial Issues on the Internet:

Online Banking, Apps, and More!

Saturday, January 28th
10am at VPL

Confused by all the online options for managing your finances? Things like bank websites and apps, credit card and loan websites, and credit monitoring can be complex. Join us for an hour long presentation covering these issues and more. We will also talk about how to keep your information safe and good practices for using the online tools. Program presented by David Buchanan of the State Employees Credit Union.



Scrapbooking

Saturday, January 14 at 10:30am
C.B. Hildebran Public Library

Join us for a morning of scrapbooking fun.
For more information, please call 828-764-9260.


Mixed Media Mondays

Monday, January 23 - MPL 6pm
Pre-Registration is Required

For more information, see the Crafting and Art Programs Tab


Valdese Book Discussion Group

Will be discussing

1944 Book Cover

1944: FDR and the Year That Changed History
by Jay Winik

Tuesday, January 17, at 10:00am at the Valdese Public Library


Netflix Binge
Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Events

Movie Poster

Episodes 1-3: Tues., Jan. 17 at VPL from 5pm-8pm

Episodes 4-8: Sat., Jan. 21 at MPL from 11am-4pm

Grades 3 and up. No registration required.

Join us for our monthly book discussion groups.
Registration is not required, unless otherwise noted.

Silver Star Readers | Sisters at Heart Book Discussion | Valdese Book Discussion Group


Sisters at Heart Book Discussion

Sisters at Heart is taking a break. Stay tuned for more details, or join our other Book Discussion!


Valdese Book Discussion Group

Will be discussing:

1944 Book Cover

1944: FDR and the Year That Changed History
by Jay Winik

Tuesday, January 17, at 10:00am at the Valdese Public Library

Copies of the book are available to check out on a first come first served basis. For more information, please call VPL at 828-874-2421.


Other book discussions will be held throughout the year, and will be announced on our website.

Do you have an idea for a book discussion? Let us know! Call 828-764-9260.

Join us for our monthly craft and art programs.


Needlework in the Mornings

Wednesday Mornings at the
Valdese Public Library

Wednesday, January 4 and
Wednesday, January 18
from 10am to Noon at VPL

Friday Mornings at the
Morganton Public Library

Friday, January 13 and
Friday, January 27
from 10am to Noon at MPL

Open to all ages and skill levels, Needlework in the Morning is a way to meet with fellow knitters, crocheters and anyone who enjoys needlework. Share ideas and hone skills! Just bring your own materials(yarn, needles/hook).

Light refreshments will be provided.
No registration necessary.
For more information, please call 828-764-9260.
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Scrapbooking

Saturday, January 14 at 10:30am
C.B. Hildebran Public Library

Join us for a morning of scrapbooking fun.
For more information, please call 828-764-9260.



Mixed Media Mondays

Monday, January 23 at 6pm
Morganton Public Library

Pre-Registration Required

Mixed Media combines several different mediums for an art project. All materials provided.

Class size is limited.
For more information, please call 828-764-9260.