Adult Programs and Events

  • Upcoming
    Events

  • Marc
    Black

  • Homeschool
    Collaborative

  • More
    Than Music

  • Book
    Discussions

  • Crafting and
    Art Programs

  • Authors
    Luncheon

  • Tablet
    Classes

Upcoming Adult Programs

Fifteenth Annual Celebration of Black History Month More Than Music Sunday, February 26, 2017 3pm at the Morganton Public Library
For more information, see the More Than Music Tab


A History of the 1950's and 1960's through Popular Song
Marc Black

Featuring New York Blues Hall of Fame Inductee
Marc Black

Friday, March 10
3pm at MPL

Free to the Public. No registration required.


Homeschool Collaborative Meet and Greet and Forum Thursday, March 9 3pm at MPL

For more information, see the Homeschool Collaborative Tab


Needlework in the Mornings

Wednesday Mornings at the
Valdese Public Library

Wednesday, March 1 and
Wednesday, March 15
from 10am to Noon at VPL

Friday Mornings at the
Morganton Public Library

Friday, March 10 and
Friday, March 24
from 10am to Noon at MPL

For More Information, see the Needlework in the Morning Tab


Live well at your library

Diabetes Prevention Program

Visit Our Diabetes Prevention Page for more information.

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Laptop and Tablet Classes

Computer Basics are back at MPL, this time on laptops and tablets. See the "Computer Classes" tab for details and sign up today!


Movies at Grace Ridge

More the Merrier Movie Poster

Monday, March 13
2pm at Grace Ridge

Open to the Public. No registration required.



Scrapbooking

Saturday, February 25 at 10:00am
C.B. Hildebran Public Library

Join us for a morning of scrapbooking fun.
For more information, please call 828-764-9260.


Mixed Media Mondays

Sweater Covered Boxes

Monday, February 27 - MPL 6pm
Pre-Registration is Required

For more information, see the Crafting and Art Programs Tab

The Friends of the Library welcome

Terry Roberts
Terry Roberts

to the 2017 Author's Luncheon

Thursday, March 30 at Noon
at the Ervin Community Room at Grace Ridge

Tickets are $15 each and are available at all three Burke County Public Libraries (Morganton, Valdese, and C.B. Hildebrand). Cash or check only.


Canvas Painting Party

Sign up to join us...

Saturday, March 11: 10am at MPL

Tuesday, April 6: 6pm at VPL

Spaces Limited. Call or stop by the library to pre-register today



Valdese Book Discussion Group

Will be discussing

Brooklyn Book Cover

Brooklyn
by Colm Toibin

Tuesday, March 21, at 10:00am at the Valdese Public Library


Wine About a Book

March 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm in the upstairs Gallery of the CoMMA.

This event is for ages 21 and older. Registration required. For details, see the Book Discussion Tab.

Join us for our monthly book discussion groups.
Registration is not required, unless otherwise noted.


Wine About a Book

March 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm, the Library will host "Wine About A Book" in the upstairs Gallery of the CoMMA.
Wine from local wineries will be available and light refreshments will be served.
Come and mull over a book with a glass of wine and discuss your tome of choice.

This event is for ages 21 and older. Registration required. Event is free to participants.


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:

Brooklyn Book Cover

Brooklyn
by Colm Toibin

Tuesday, March 21, 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.

Upcoming Books:

April: The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
May: A Virtuous Woman by Kaye Gibbons
June: The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
July: The Secret of the Old Clock (Nancy Drew Series) by Carolyn Keene

Join us for our monthly craft and art programs.


Needlework in the Mornings

Wednesday Mornings at the
Valdese Public Library

Wednesday, March 1 and
Wednesday, March 15
from 10am to Noon at VPL

Friday Mornings at the
Morganton Public Library

Friday, March 10 and
Friday, March 24
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.
Download the Flyer


Canvas Painting Party

Sign up to join us...

Saturday, March 11
10am at MPL

Tuesday, April 6
6pm at VPL

Spaces Limited. Call or stop by the library to pre-register today


Scrapbooking

Saturday, February 25 at 10:00am
C.B. Hildebran Public Library

Join us for a morning of scrapbooking fun! All materials will be provided for creating beautiful pages for your scrapbook. Just bring your own photos, scrapbook, and creativity. Registration is necessary.
For more information, please call 828-764-9260.



Mixed Media Mondays

Monday, February 27 at 6pm
Morganton Public Library

Pre-Registration Required

February Project: Sweater Covered Boxes

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.