Saturday, May 21, 2016 from Noon-5pm on the Square in Downtown Morganton
Please join the Burke Arts Council and the Burke County Public Library for a Storytelling Festival. The festival will feature some of the best storytellers from Eastern NC to Western NC, and will provide stories for all ages. Various artists will be on the square demonstrating their work. Remember to bring a lawn chair! Snacks and drinks will be available for sale. In event of inclement weather, the festival will be held inside at the Morganton Public Library.
Clean Out the Craft
Mon., May 23 - MPL 6pm-8pm
Open to Adults and Young Adults
Pre-Registration Required as space is limited.
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YA Book Swap
Monday, May 9 from 6-8pm at MPL
Are your bookshelves overflowing?
Want some “new to you” books for free? Do you like fantasy, sci-fi, romance, mystery, thrillers, or non-fiction?
Here’s the deal...bring in new or gently-used young adult or adult (appropriate) books to swap for “new to you” books. You can take home as many books as you bring.
6:00-6:30 Book Drop/Tickets issued= # books brought for trade
6:30-7:30 Book Swap/Pick out what you want (up to the # you brought)
7:30-8:00 Pack up what you want; leave what you don’t! Bring a box or bag!
We’ll donate what’s left locally.
This is open to students in grades 6-12 only.
No pre-registration required.
YA Summer Reading Program 2016
Registration Begins Monday, May 16!
Monday, May 16 at MPL, 5:00-7:-00pm
Tuesday, May 17 at VPL, 5:00-7:00pm
Thursday, May 19 at CBH, 3:30-5:30pm
SRP Registration and Team Assignment, Snacks, and Door Prizes.
Open to rising middle, middle and high school students.
NCSLMA Battle of the Books
Click on the image above to view the books in our catalog.
Click to download the NCSLMA Battle of the Books Booklist 2015-2016
Note: All books are available through the Burke County Public Library in print, and many are available as eBooks through Overdrive!
eBooks, eAudio-books, and more! Check out our newest collection!
New YA Books!
Checkout the New and Upcoming Books,
and place holds on the ones you want to read!