Adult Programs and Events

  • Upcoming
    Events

  • Family
    Photos

  • Black History
    Month Program

  • Book
    Discussions

  • Crafting and
    Art Programs

Upcoming Adult Programs

Scrapbooking

Monday, February 8
6-8pm at CBH

All materials except for photos and photo albums are provided. For more information, see the Crafting and Art Programs Tab


Saving Your Family Photos

Picture of a box of photos

Monday, February 15: 6:30 pm at MPL

Family photographs are the treasures of your family’s history. NC Room Curator, Laurie Johnston, will present practical tips for organizing, storing, identifying, and preserving your precious family photographs for future generations.


Needlework in the Mornings

Wednesday Mornings at the
Valdese Public Library

Wednesday, February 3 and
Wednesday, February 12
from 10am to Noon at VPL

Friday Mornings at the
Morganton Public Library

Friday, February 17 and
Friday, February 26
from 10am to Noon at MPL

For More Information, see the Needlework in the Morning Tab


Coloring for Grownups

Thursday, March 3 from 1-5pm
Valdese Public Library

Color your way to calm with an afternoon of relaxing creativity. For more information, see the Crafting and Art Programs Tab


OneClick Audio Books from NC Live and Recorded Books!

Fourteenth Annual Gathering of the People In Celebration of Black History Month

Integration

Recognizing the 50th Anniversary of School Integration in Burke County and highlighting the role of Seven Mothers.

Sunday, February 28
3:00pm at the Morgaton Public Lirbary



Sisters at Heart Book Discussion

Will be discussing

The Memory Quilt Book Cover

Life Support
by Robert Whitlow

Saturday, February 20, at 3:00pm at the Morganton Public Library
Light refreshments will be served.



Silver Star Readers

Wednesday, February 24
2:00pm at Grace Ridge


Link to the List of New Books for this Month

Movies in the Morning

The Secret Life of Bees

Tuesday, February 23
10am at VPL

PG-13 | 2008 | 114 min

Set in South Carolina in 1964, this is the tale of Lily Owens, a 14 year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother. To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father T-Ray, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and friend, to a South Carolina town that holds the secret to her mother's past. Taken in by the intelligent and independent Boatwright sisters, Lily finds solace in their mesmerizing world of beekeeping.
Drama

Movie open to Adults Only.



Valdese Book Discussion Group

Will be discussing

The Invention of Wings Book Cover

The Invention of Wings
by Sue Monk Kidd

Tuesday, February 16, at 10:00am at the Valdese Public Library

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

Memory Quilt Book Cover

Life Support
by Robert Whitlow

Saturday, February 20, at 3:00pm at the Morganton Public Library

Light refreshments will be served.

Alexia Lindale knows her new case is a matter of life and death. She doesn't have a clue what it will do to her heart...and soul.
From the Christy-award-winning author of The List, The Trial, and The Sacrifice comes this twisting tale of tough decisions, mixed motives, and mysterious, healing grace.

For more information, please contact Claudia at 764-9260 x9268


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:

The Invention of Wings Book Cover

The Invention of Wings
by Sue Monk Kidd

Tuesday, February 16, 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.



Silver Star Readers

Wednesday, February 24
2:00pm at Grace Ridge

Christmas Stories

Join us for our monthly craft and art programs.

Needlework in the Morning | Mixed Media Mondays | Coloring for Grownups | Scrapbooking


Coloring for Grownups

Thursday, March 3 from 1-5pm
Valdese Public Library

Color your way to calm with an afternoon of relaxing creativity. Stop by anytime during the afternoon and stay as long as you like. Coloring pages, markers, and colored pencils will be provided. Feel free to bring your own coloring book and materials and join the fun!

For more information, please call Valdese Public Library at 828-874-2421.
Download the Flyer



Needlework in the Mornings

Wednesday Mornings at the
Valdese Public Library

>Wednesday, February 3 and
Wednesday, February 12
from 10am to Noon at VPL

Friday Mornings at the
Morganton Public Library

Friday, February 17 and
Friday, February 26
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


Scrapbooking

Monday, February 8 at 6pm
C.B. Hildebrand Public Library

Join us for an evening of scrapbooking fun! All materials will be provided for creating beautiful pages for your scrapbook. Just bring in your own photos, scrapbook and creativity.

No registration necessary.
For more information, please call C.B. Hildebrand Public Library at 828-397-3600.
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Mixed Media Mondays

Monday, January 25 at 6pm
Morganton Public Library

Pre-Registration Required

January Project: Mixed Media Canvas Art

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.