Adult Programs and Events

  • Upcoming
    Events

  • Outdoor
    Movies

  • Online
    Programs

  • Bibliomaniacs
     

  • Book
    Discussion

  • Crafting and
    Art Programs

Upcoming Adult Programs

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

Where's Maggie?

A weekly video series showcasing local hikes and walks! Videos Post Sundays at 7pm on our Facebook page, and are later added on the "Online Programs" tab!


# 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!

November Kit Pick ups Available:
Monday, November 9
Monday, November 23(see note)

Note: There is an in-person option for the Monday, November 23 Crafty Me. Patrons must choose either in person or pick-up option. In person meeting will be at 5:30pm at MPL, and requires pre-registration and a waiver.


Needlework in the Mornings

Needlework at MPL or on Zoom!

Friday, November 13

at 10am

Contact Danielle via email or phone (828 764 9269) for details, and to register for in-person or Zoom session

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!

Outdoor Movie Nights

Outdoor movies are open to all ages, but space is limited and pre-registration is required. More details on the Outdoor Movies tab.

Movie poster for School of Rock
(2003 | PG-13)

Saturday, November 14
8pm/sunset at MPL


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Changing Leaf Wall Art

Monday, November 16
5pm at MPL

Pre-registration required, space is limited. Adults only. Social distancing enforced, and masks encourged.


Valdese Book Discussion Group

Will be having book discussion in person and via ZOOM

Tuesday, November 17, at 10:00am at VPL OR on Zoom

Contact Danielle via email or phone (828 764 9269) for details and Zoom information. Pre-registration is required for in person discussion as well.

We will be discussing:

Aunt Dimity's Death Cover

Aunt Dimity's Death
by Nancy Atherton


Tasty Tuesday

A weekly video series showcasing simple, and yummy, recipes. Videos Post Tuesdays at 7pm on our Facebook page, and are later added on the "Online Programs" tab!


Highlight NC

A series showcasing interesting people, places, and things all relating to our great state! Videos Post Wednesdays at 7pm on our Facebook page. Want access, but don't have Facebook? Contact Danielle at 828 764 9269 and ask for details!


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.


overdrive!
eBooks, eAudio-books, and more!

Weekly online videos and previous recorded programs.

Tasty Tuesday

A weekly video series showcasing simple, and yummy, recipes. Videos Post Tuesdays at 7pm on our Facebook page, and are later added here!

This Week's Recipe: Slow-Cooker Balsamic Chicken

Previous Recipes:

Clover Jelly | Broccoli
Strawberry Pie | Dalgona Coffee
Pico de Gallo | Vegetarian Fajitas
Banana Flower Snack | Southern Potato Salad
Easy No Bake Pie | Cajun Chicken
Tasty Summer Salad | Homemade Chicken Nuggets
Sesame Cucumber Salad | Sauteed Mushrooms
Bruschetta | Chicken Chimichangas
Korean Sesame Beef | Homemade Meatballs
Harvest Moon Soup | Pan Roasted Chicken and Veggies
Southern Fried Potatoes | Acorn Squash
Witch's Brew Halloween Punch | Crockpot White Chicken Chili


# Crafty Me

CraftyMe is a twice monthly Curated Crafting Kit for participants to make at home (for adults only). A coordinating video is released on our Facebook page for those wanting to DIY at home! Details on signing up for the kits are on the "Crafting and Art Programs" Tab (supplies limited).

Most Recent Craft: Autumn Wreath

Previous Crafts:

Mini Spool Vase with Book Page Flowers
House Curio Box
DIY Dry Erase Board
Recycled Herb Garden
DIY Botanical Print
Suffragette Rosette Badge
Washi Tape Binder Clip
Shades of North Carolina Wall Hanging
Pumpkin Book Art
Fence Picket Mummy
Cheeky "Poisoned" Glass

Where's Maggie?

A weekly video series showcasing local hikes and walks! Videos Post Sundays at 7pm on our Facebook page, and are later added here!

For this week's Where's Maggie? check out Lake James State Park. There's a ton of information about the park on here, including any closures that may be happening. The website has an option to download the trail map to your phone. This great park is in our backyard and a good place to decompress and enjoy nature!

Previous Hikes:

Holly Discovery Trail at Lake James State Park
Tom's Creek Falls
Paddy's Creek Trail at Lake James State Park
Catawba Falls
Green Way Trail at Valdese Lakeside Park
Fox Den Loop Trail at Lake James State Park
Trail at Biltmore Estate
High Shoals Fall Trail at South Mountain State Park
Mill's Creek Trail
Jackson County Greenway
Baker's Mountain Park
Broyhill Walking Park
Red Rock Canyon (Mojave Desert, Las Vegas, Nevada)
Hawksbill Trail


Highlight NC

A series showcasing interesting people, places, and things all relating to our great state! Posts Wednesdays at 7pm on our Facebook page. Want access, but don't have Facebook? Contact Danielle at 828 764 9269 and ask for details!


Throwback Thursday from the NC Room

A series showcasing local history: people, places, and things! Photographs and information are from our North Carolina Room, and more information on the weekly post can be found by contacting them! Posts Thursdays at 9am on our Facebook page.


Picture Burke

A series showcasing the weekly Picture Burke Photograph that is printed in the News Herald. Picture Burke is a digital photograph preservation project of the NC Room of the Burke County Public Library. More information on the weekly post can be found by contacting the North Carolina Room. Posts Mondays at 7pm on our Facebook page.

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 in person and via ZOOM

Tuesday, November 17, at VPL OR on Zoom

Contact Danielle via email or phone (828 764 9269) for details and Zoom information. Pre-registration is required for in person discussion as well.

We will be discussing:

Beartown

Aunt Dimity's Death
by Nancy Atherton

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

Upcoming Books:

December - The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
January 2021 - Quicker by Laurence Dahners

Join us for our monthly craft and art programs.

  
											Changing Leaves Wall Art
								Monday, November 16
								5pm
								Morganton Public Library
								Create a lovely piece of art using an
								embroidery hoop & yarn.
								*Adults only
								*Social distancing enforced
								*Masks encouraged
								Call 828-764-9269 for more information.  

Download the Changing Leaf Wall Art Flyer





Needlework in the Mornings

Needlework at MPL or on Zoom!

Friday, November 13

at 10am

Contact Danielle via email or phone (828 764 9269) for details, and to register for in-person or Zoom session.

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, November 9
Monday, November 23(see note)

Note: There is an in-person option for the Monday, November 23 Crafty Me. Patrons must choose either in person or pick-up option. In person meeting will be at 5:30pm at MPL, and requires pre-registration and a waiver.

Most Recent Craft: Autumn Wreath

Previous Crafts:

Mini Spool Vase with Book Page Flowers
House Curio Box
DIY Dry Erase Board
Recycled Herb Garden
DIY Botanical Print
Suffragette Rosette Badge
Washi Tape Binder Clip
Shades of North Carolina Wall Hanging
Pumpkin Book Art
Fence Picket Mummy
Cheeky "Poisoned" Glass