Adult Programs and Events

  • Upcoming
    Events

  • VPL Fall
    Festival

  • Stranger
    Things

  • Book
    Discussions

  • Crafting and
    Art Programs

  • Train
    Tour

  • Computer
    Classes

Upcoming Adult Programs

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Laptop and Tablet Classes

Computer Basics are back at MPL, this time on laptops and tablets. See the "Computer Classes" tab for details and sign up today!


Needlework in the Mornings

Wednesday Mornings at the
Valdese Public Library

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

Friday Mornings at the
Morganton Public Library

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

For More Information, see the Needlework in the Morning Tab


Live well at your library

Diabetes Prevention Program

Visit Our Diabetes Prevention Page for more information.

STranger Things SEason 2

Season 2 Premier Party

Tuesday, October 31 - 6pm at MPL


Mixed Media Mondays

String Pumpkin

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

For more information, see the Crafting and Art Programs Tab


Fall Foliage Train Tour

Friday, October 27th, departing at 2:00 pm - Saturday, October 28th, returning at approximately 6PM

$150.00 per person. Registration Required. Spaces are limited.

Price includes: Travel, One (1) Overnight Stay in a Double-Occupancy Room with a Complimentary Breakfast at the McKinley Edwards Inn, and One (1) Round-trip Ticket on a Diesel Engine Train from Bryson City to Fontana Lake. For more details, see the Train Tour Tab

College Foundation of North Carolina

College Readiness and Financial Aid Workshop

Monday, October 16 - MPL 6pm

College applications, financial aid, career exploration for YA and Adults.


Fall Festival and Resource Fair

Friday, October 27
3-5pm at MPL

Resource Fair, Activities for kids, Performances, and Food. Toy Story of Terror showing every half hour! For more information, see the Children's Programs Page.


Fall Festival

Monday, October 30
6-8pm at VPL

Games, Food, and Crafts for all ages!



Valdese Book Discussion Group

Will be discussing

Before We Were Yours Book Cover

Before We Were Yours
by Lisa Wingate

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

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


Wine About a Book

The Library will host "Wine About A Book" in the upstairs Gallery of the CoMMA. Stay tuned for the next scheduled date.
Wine from local wineries will be available and light refreshments will be served.
Come and mull over a book with a glass of wine and discuss your tome of choice.

This event is for ages 21 and older. Registration required. Event is free to participants.


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.


Valdese Book Discussion Group

Will be discussing:

Before We Were Yours Book Cover

Before We Were Yours
by Lisa Wingate

Tuesday, October 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.

Upcoming Books:

November: Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King
December: Where We Fall by Rochelle B. Weinstein

Join us for our monthly craft and art programs.


Needlework in the Mornings

Wednesday Mornings at the
Valdese Public Library

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

Friday Mornings at the
Morganton Public Library

Friday, October 13 and
Friday, October 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.
Download the Flyer


Zentangle

Tangle the Night Away

Find your calm and get your zentangle on! This self-help art therapy is known to enhance relaxation and focus... and it's fun! For all skill levels, we will explore different pattern techniques from the official Zentangles, create some new ones, and discover ways to make zentangle inspired art using other materials, too!

Spaces Limited. Call or stop by the library to pre-register today


TreeFace

Saturday, Octoner 14
10am at CBH

Join Me, You and Some Glue to create your own "Tree Face"! Registration Required. Spaces Limited. Call or stop by the library to pre-register today.


Scrapbooking

Next Date TBD!
C.B. Hildebran Public Library

Join us for a morning of scrapbooking fun! All materials will be provided for creating beautiful pages for your scrapbook. Just bring your own photos, scrapbook, and creativity. Registration is necessary.
For more information, please call 828-764-9260.



Mixed Media Mondays

Monday, October 23 at 6pm
Morganton Public Library

Pre-Registration Required

October Project: String Pumpkin

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.