Adult Programs and Events

  • Upcoming
    Events

  • Bumble
    Tree

  • Fall
    Self-Care DIY

  • Book
    Discussion

  • Crafting and
    Art Programs

Upcoming Adult Programs

Downton Abbey Exhibit At Biltmore Estates

Tuesday, November 26: 8am-6pm

Tour the house and grounds, enjoy Biltmore's extensive decorating for Christmas, AND attend the interactive Downton Abbey Exhibition!

Limited spaces, must pre-register. Adults only. $35 (must be paid upon registration). Leaving from Morganton Public Library.


Book Themed Craft

Friday, November 8: 2pm at EBSC

Pre-Registation is Required.

Pre-Register at the East Burke Senior Center.


Pop-up Craft

Friday, November 1
3:30pm at MPL

Pre-Registation is Required.


Burke Writers League

Friday, November 1
Friday, November 15

2pm in the Third Floor Conference Room at Grace Ridge

Open to all ages, skill levels, and genres


Needlework in the Mornings

Wednesday Mornings at
Old World Baking Company in Valdese

Wednesday, November 6 and
Wednesday, November 20
from 10am to Noon at Old World Baking Company

Friday Mornings at the
Morganton Public Library

Friday, November 8 and
Friday, November 22
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.

Project Bumble Tree

This holiday season the Burke County Public Library is partnering with the community for Project Bumble Tree, to benefit the residents of health and rehabilitation centers across Burke County.

Bumbles, bags, and suggestion lists will be available at all libraries beginning November 18. Drop off by December 14. Help us meet our goal of 200 Bumbles! See Bumble Tree Bag for more details.


Movies For Adults

THE Public Poster

Movie Matinee

Sat., November 9
2pm at MPL

Open to all ages (rated PG-13). No registration required.

A Dogs Journey Poster

Movies at Grace Ridge

Tues., November 19
3pm at Grace Ridge

Open to the Public. No registration required.

Lizzie Poster

Movies at East Burke Senior Center

Wed., November 20
2pm at EBSC

Open to the Public. No registration required.


Mixed Media Mondays

November Project:
Decorated Acorn Box

Monday, November 25 - MPL 6pm
Pre-Registration is Required.

For more information, see the Crafting and Art Programs Tab


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Self-Care DIY's

Wednesday, November 20
MPL 5:30pm

Preparing for the upcoming holidays can be stressful. Take care of yourself with these easy to make items using ingredients found in your pantry.

Pre-Registration Required. Adults only.


Valdese Book Discussion Group

Will be discussing

The Women in the Castle Cover

The Women in the Castle
by Jessica Shattuck

Tuesday, November 19, at 10:00am at the Valdese Public Library

NOTE: Book Discussion is back at VPL starting in November!


Silver Star Readers

Will be discussing

Blue Cover

Blue
by Joyce Moyer Hostetter

Wednesday, November 27
2pm at Grace Ridge


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eBooks, eAudio-books, and more!

Silver Star Readers

Will be discussing

Blue Cover

Blue
by Joyce Moyer Hostettery

Wednesday, November 27
2pm at Grace Ridge


Burke Writers League

Burke Writers League Will meet 1st and 3rd Fridays at 2pm in the Third Floor Conference Room, Grace Ridge.
Novels, short stories, plays, radio drama, screenwriting, etc. Open to all ages, skill levels, and genres to encourage and critique

Call 828-764-9269 for more information

Friday, November 1
Friday, November 15


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 Women in the Castle Cover

The Women in the Castle
by Jessica Shattuck

Tuesday, November 19, 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.

November Meeting will be at the Valdese Public Library! Construction is almost done and we will be able to resume our monthly meetings at VPL!

Join us for our monthly book discussion group.
Registration is not required.

Upcoming Books:

December - Winter Sisters by Robin Oliveira
January 2020 - Invisible: The Forgotten Story of the Black Woman Lawyer Who Took Down America's Most Powerful Mobster by Stephen L. Carter

Join us for our monthly craft and art programs.

Pop-up Craft

Friday, November 1
3:30pm at MPL

Pre-Registation is Required.



Needlework in the Mornings

Wednesday Mornings at
Old World Baking Company in Valdese

Wednesday, November 6 and
Wednesday, November 20
from 10am to Noon at Old World Baking Company

Friday Mornings at the
Morganton Public Library

Friday, November 8 and
Friday, November 22
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, experience and hone skills! Bring your own materials.

No registration necessary.
For more information, please call 828-764-9260.
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Book Themed Craft

Friday, November 8: 2pm at EBSC

Pre-Registation is Required.

Pre-Register at the East Burke Senior Center.



Mixed Media Mondays

November Project:

Monday, November 25 - MPL 6pm
Pre-Registration is Required .

For more information, see the Crafting and Art Programs Tab

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.