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 27
Monday, August 10
Monday, August 24

Sign ups for August Craft Pick ups will begin on Monday, August 3.


Needlework in the Mornings

Needlework at MPL or on Zoom!

Friday, August 14
Friday, August 28

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!

Mountain Gateway Museum Logo

Join us on a virtual tour of the Mountain Gateway Museum! Two separate video tours will post here, and on our Facebook Page during the month of August!

Steeped in Time: Tea and Traditions
Thursday, August 6 at 7pm


Remedies from the Past: Folk Medicine in Western NC
Thursday, August 20 at 7pm


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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.


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.


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 in person and via ZOOM

Tuesday, August 18, 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:

Beartown

The Family Upstairs
by Lisa Jewell


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

Week 8
Southern Potato Salad

Week 9
Easy No Bake Pie

Week 10
Cajun Chicken

Week 11
Tasty Summer Salad

Week 12
Coming Tuesday, August 4

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

July 15

July 29

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, August 18, 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

The Family Upstairs
by Lisa Jewell

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

Upcoming Books:

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 at MPL or on Zoom!

Friday, August 14
Friday, August 28

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, July 27
Monday, August 10
Monday, August 24

Sign ups for August Craft Pick ups will begin on Monday, August 3.


Craft for Week of July 13

Craft for Week of June 22

Craft for Week of June 8

Craft for Week of May 25