Adult Programs and Events

  • Upcoming
    Events

  • Summer
    Reading

  • Book Cover
    Contest

  • #TastyTuesday
    Recipes

  • Tai Chi
     

  • Bibliomaniacs
     

  • Book
    Discussion

  • Crafting and
    Art Programs

Upcoming Adult Programs

Adult programming is back! Online programs have started. Please check with us here on our website, or through our Facebook page for details.

Adult Summer Reading Challenge

June 1-August 31

Read Books, Track Books, Win Prizes

See Summer Reading Tab for details.

Download the reading log.


# Crafty Me

Curated Crafting Kits to make at home (for adults only).

Kits will be available for pick up on 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month (see dates below), and a how-to video will be posted that Friday on Facebook and on the Arts and Crafting Tab. All supplies included, but limited kits available. Call any Burke County Public Library location to register for your kit!

Kit Pick ups Available:
Monday, July 13
Monday, July 27

Sign ups for July Craft Pick ups are now open!


Needlework in the Mornings

Needlework on Zoom!

Friday, July 10
Friday, July 24
Friday, August 14
Friday, August 28

at 10am

Contact Danielle via email or phone (828 764 9269) for details and Zoom information.

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!

Tasty Tuesday

A weekly recipe series of things you can try at home! See the Tasty Tuesday Recipes tab for videos and more!


Tasty Tuesday

A pre-recorded Tai Chi class, hosted by Taber's Blackbelt Academy, will be posted at 7pm every-other Wednesday night here, and on our Facebook Page. See the Tai Chi tab for details and videos.


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Book Cover Contest

Re-create the cover of a favorite published book, take a picture, submit it, and gather your friends to vote and help you win a prize filled basket! Details on the Book Cover Contest Tab or on Facebook.
Submission due by email no later than August 24.


Bibliomaniacs at your library

A FREE Monthly subscription for adult book lovers! Limited supply, one per patron per month (each month is different!). More information on the Bibliomanics Tab or call 828-764-9260.


Valdese Book Discussion Group

Will be having book discussion via ZOOM

Tuesday, July 21, at 10:00am on Zoom

Contact Danielle via email or phone (828 764 9269) for details and Zoom information

We will be discussing:

Beartown

Beartown
by Fredrik Backman


overdrive!
eBooks, eAudio-books, and more!

Tasty Tuesday

Week 1
Clover Jelly

Week 2
Broccoli

Week 3
Strawberry Pie

Week 4
Dalgona Coffee

Week 5
Pico de Gallo

Week 6
Vegetarian Fajitas

Week 7
Banana Flower Snack

Free Tai Chi Classes with Taber's Blackbelt Academy. Pre-recorded Classes will post to the BCPLS FAcebook page and on our website at 7pm every other Wednesday , June-August, beginning June 3. Call 828-764-9260 for more information.

June 3

June 17

July 1

Bibliomaniacs at your library

A FREE Monthly subscription for adult book lovers! Limited supply, one per patron per month (each month is different!). More information on the Bibliomanics Tab or call 828-764-9260.


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 having book discussion via ZOOM

Tuesday, June 16, at 10:00am on Zoom

Contact Danielle via email or phone (828 764 9269) for details and Zoom information

We will be discussing:

Beartown

Beartown
by Fredrik Backman

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

Upcoming Books:

August - The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell
September - The Chef by James Patterson
October - Window on the Bay by Debbie Macomber
November - Aunt Dimity's Death by Nancy Atherton
December - The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
January 2021 - Quicker by Laurence Dahners

Join us for our monthly craft and art programs.


Needlework in the Mornings

Needlework on Zoom!

Friday, July 10
Friday, July 24
Friday, August 14
Friday, August 28

at 10am

Contact Danielle via email or phone (828 764 9269) for details and Zoom information.

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!

# Crafty Me
		Curated Crafting Kits to make at home (for adults only).
		Kits will be available for pick up on 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month (see dates below). All supplies included, but limited kits available. Call any Burke County Public Library  location to register for your kit!

Kit Pick ups Available:
Monday, July 13
Monday, July 27

Sign ups for July Craft Pick ups are now open!


Craft for Week of June 22

Craft for Week of June 8

Craft for Week of May 25