Young Adult Programs and Events

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  • Bumble
    Tree

  • Family Holiday
    Programs

YA December Calendar

Click on the image to download the December YA Program Calendar, or see the individual program flyers below for more details.




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  TEEN PAJAMA
							PARTY
							Monday, December 5th @ 5:30pm
							Morganton Public Library
							Middle &
							High School
							Students
							Only!
							No pre-registration is required. Program is limited to middle and high school students only!
							For more info, visit us online at bcpls.org/yas or contact Lizzie at lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org.
							YAS
							THE POLAR EXPRESS
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							Join the teens at the Morganton Public Library for a pajama party!
							Tonight we will watch The Polar Express,eat popcorn,and enjoy a hot
							cocoa bar! Teens are encouraged to wear their favorite(appropriate)
							jammies and bring their favorite blanket!
			
				 

Download the YAS Pajama Party Flyer




  No pre-registration is required.
					Canvas available on a first-come, first-served basis.
					LIMITED TO MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ONLY.
					For more information, visit us online at bcpls.org/yas!
					Canvas Art &
					Movie Afternoons
					Unwind, relax, and create at the Burke County Public Library this month with
					our Canvas Art & Movie Afternoons! Teens can come and enjoy snacks, a
					winter movie, and paint their own canvas art.
					Friday, December 9h @ 4pm
					Morganton Public Library
					Thursday, December 29th @ 4pm
					CB Hildebrand Public Library
								 

Download the YAS Canvas Art and Movie Afternoons Flyer




Meerrrryy CCrraaffttyy
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								Join the Valdese Public Library for a
								evening of holiday crafting for
								all ages. We will also welcome
								a live band for
								holiday music!
								FOR MORE INFO, CALL
								828-874-2421 OR VISIT
								WWW.BCPLS.ORG
								NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED
								A HOLIDAY CRAFT
								EVENT FOR THE
								WHOLE FAMILY
								Tuesday,
								December 13th
								5pm - 7pm

Download the Merry Crafty Christmas Flyer




  
								No pre-registration is required to attend.
					Supplies available on a first-come, first-served basis.
					LIMITED TO MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ONLY.
					For more information visit us online at bcpls.org/yas!
					Holiday Truck or
					Gnome Wood Painting
					YAS
					Monday, December 19th @ 5:30pm
					Morganton Public Library
					Join us at the Morganton Public
					Library and paint your own wooden
					Gnome OR Holiday Truck shape!
													
					 

Download the YAS Holiday Truck or Gnome Wood Painting Flyer




  101
							Ramen Hacks
							LIMITED
							TO MIDDLE
							AND HIGH
							SCHOOL
							STUDENTS
							ONLY!
							YAS
							TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20TH @ 5:30PM
							VALDESE PUBLIC LIBRARY
							'Tis the season to eat something
							warm! Join the teens at the Valdese
							Public Library to learn how to take
							basic store-bought ramen noodles
							to new heights!
							No pre-registration is required to attend. Supplies available on a first-come, first-served basis.
							Limited to middle and high school students ONLY.
							For more information visit us online at bcpls.org/yas!
					 

Download the YAS Ramen Hacks 101 Flyer

  Project Bumble Tree

Once again, we are partnering with the community for Project Bumble Tree, to benefit the residents of health and rehabilitation centers across Burke County. Drop-off dates are from November 14th - December 17th at any of our library locations.
For more information, see the Bumble Tree Tab - or stop by your library.




  It's time to make a new kind of Holiday decoration. Join
							the teens at the CB Hildebrand Public Library as we
							make our Holiday Scenes - with an alien abduction twist!
							Thursday, December 8th @ 4pm
							C.B. Hildebrand Public Library
							YAS
							Holiday Alien
							Abduction Craft Night
							Pre-registration is encouraged but not required. Supplies available on a first-reserved basis.
							LIMITED TO MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ONLY.
							For more information or to pre-register, contact Lizzie at 828-764-9273 or by email at lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org.
					 

Download the YAS Holiday Alien Abduction Flyer




M i n g l e
							This event is free
							for all ages.
							Monday,
							December 12
							S.Claus
							Music by:
							east burke
							high school
							chamber
							singers
							5:30 - 7:30pm
							Come celebrate the season with us!
							@ CB Hildebrand Public Library
							J i n g l e
							Kids, bring your letters for Santa
							or write one while you're here.
							His mailbox will be close by!
							Take pictures with Santa. Enjoy
							crafts, games, and sweet treats
							with Mrs. Claus while supplies last.

Download the Jingle Mingle Flyer




  
						#YAS
						Young Adult Services/YAS programs are limited to middle & high school students.
						No pre-registration is required for
						virtual
						participation.
						For more information visit us online at bcpls.org/yas
						or contact Lizzie at lizzie.whisnant@burkenc.org.
						CONNECT. WATCH.WEEB OUT.
						ANIME CLUBANIME CLUB
						Thursday, December 15th @ 4pm
					CB Hildebrand Public Library
					 

Download the YAS Anime Club Flyer




Movie @
							Marquee
							Join us to watch
							“A Christmas Story”
							on the big screen!
							We will meet at Marquee Cinemas at 5pm
							(101 S. Green Street).
							Monday, December 19
							Movie will start at 5:30pm
							(PG 1983) 1hr. 34 min.
							Snacks not provided, but can
							be purchased from the
							concession stand!
							Limited
							spaces
							available.
							All ages.
							As our gift to you there will be no charge to
							attend, however, pre-registration is required.

Download the Movie at the Marquee Flyer




  
								The Oxymorons:
								A New Adult BOOK CLUB
								Wednesday, December 28th 6pm at
								Morganton Public Library
								Morganton Public Library

								THIS MONTH'S PICK: 
								Delirium by Lauren Oliver
								Coffee & snacks provided!
							
								Featuring top trending titles for
								the almost to mostly adult readers.
								This program is open to adults and teens ages 15 and up.
								No pre-registration is required to attend, copies of the
								book are available for $5 at the Morganton Public Library.
								FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT LIZZIE OR DANIELLE AT 828-764-9260.
					 

Download the Oxymorons Book Club Flyer

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Join the YAS BCPLS Discord server today!
Joining is easy! Click the link to be redirected to the server, login or create a free Discord account, click the green checkmark to accept the rules, and you are in! That's it! Once you accept the rules you will be given access to all the different channels to interact with the library and other YAS teens.

For more information, contact Lizzie at 828-764-9273 or by email at lizzie.whisnant at burkenc.org!


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