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Upcoming Events

Teen Read Week 2014: Turn Dreams into Reality


Burke Reads 2014... The Book Thief. September 27-October 31

Book Discussions

Tuesday, October 14:VPL 6pm - Pre-registration Required
Thursday, October 16: MPL 5pm - Pre-registration Required
Monday, October 20: CBH 6pm - no registration required

Movie Showings

[PG-13 | 2013 | 131 minutes]

Monday, October 6, at 5:30pm at CBH

Thursday, October 30, at 5:30pm at VPL

OUTDOOR MOVIE

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Morganton Public Library Front Lawn
TIME: 7:30pm (Sunset)

For more information, see the Burke Reads Tab


Literary Pumpkin Contest at VPL

Channel your creativity! Create a pumpkin or gourd based on a book or a book character!

Open to all ages.

Drop off your creation at the Valdese Public Library October 20 - 28. The judging will beOctober 29, and take your creation home October 30.

Download the flyer.


Need Homework Help? Looking for something fun to do online?

Check out the
Teens Online Resources Page!


OneClick Audio Books from NC Live and Recorded Books!

YAAB is sponsoring  (Young Adult Advisory Board) OPERATION CHRISTMAS  CHILD COLLECTION October 1-November 12  Bins available at all libraries. Donate and enter to win a $50 Gift Card

See the Operation Christmas Child Tab for more details.


YA Candy Jar Craft

pictures of Halloween CAndy Jars

Tuesday, October 21: 6pm at VPL
Pre-registration is required.


Monday Movie at the Marquee

Dracula Untold

movie poster for Dracular Untold

Monday, October 27 - at the Marquee Cinemas in Morganton.
Time TBA. Pre-registration is required.


YAAB

October Meetings:
MPL: Monday, October 6 at 6pm
VPL: Tuesday, October 7 at 6pm


NCSLMA Battle of the Books
Booklist 2014-2015

Click to view the NCSLMA Battle of the Books Booklist 2014-2015

Note: All books are available through the Burke County Public Library!


overdrive!
eBooks, eAudio-books, and more! Check out our newest collection!


New YA Books!

Link to the List of New Books for this Month

Checkout the New and Upcoming Books,
and place holds on the ones you want to read!

YA Book discussions on The Book Thief will be held:
Tuesday, October 14:VPL 6pm - Pre-registration Required
Thursday, October 16: MPL 5pm - Pre-registration Required
Monday, October 20: CBH 6pm - no registration required

Burke Reads 2014: The Book Thief
		
		
		BURKE READS KICKOFF
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2014 : 2:00-4:00PM 
MORGANTON PUBLIC LIBRARY FRONT LAWN
FREE Copies of The Book Thief ? Exhibits provided by the NC Council  on the Holocaust ? LIVE Accordion Music and much more!
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! 



Special Events during the month of October:
Book Discussions 
Thursday, October 16, at 6pm
Valdese Public Library
Monday, October 20, at 6pm 
C.B. Hildebrand Public Library 
Wednesday, October 22, at 2pm
Grace Ridge Library
Saturday, October 25, at 3pm
Morganton Public Library

*If you missed the kickoff, you can pick up a book at any
Burke County Public Library location. Free copies of The
Book Thief by Markus Zusak are available on a first come
first served basis. Only one book per person.

Movie Showings
[PG-13 | 2013 | 131 minutes]
 Monday, October 6, at 5:30pm C.B. Hildebrand Public Library
Thursday, October 30, at 5:30pm Valdese Public Library
 Grace Ridge—TBD
OUTDOOR MOVIIE
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Morganton Public Library Front Lawn
TIME: 7:30pm (Sunset)

*Special exhibits will be on display throughout the month of October in Morganton Public
Library. Experience Dr. Seuss Wants You!: The Political Cartoons of Dr. Seuss, 1941-1942,
Triumph of Life, and others. The Exhibits are suitable for middle school students, high
school students and adults. The exhibits are provided by the NC Council on the
Holocaust. Find out more info here: www.ncpublicschools.org/holocaust-council


All of these events are free and open to the public. Please call 828-764-9260 or visit our website: bcpls.org for more information..

Download the Flyer

YAAB

MPL YAAB

Monday, October 6, 6:00pm at MPL

VPL YAAB

Tuesday, October 7, 6:00pm at VPL