Adult Programs and Events

  • Upcoming
    Events

  • Winter
    Reads

  • Black History
    Month Program

  • Community
    Help Desk

  • Women's
    Resource Center

  • Book
    Discussion

  • Crafting and
    Art Programs

Upcoming Adult Programs

Women's Resource Center

Monday, January 14: 1-4pm at MPL

Women's Resource Center staff will be on-site to help with Community Resource Coaching, A friendly ear to share your story with, Personal hygiene and cleaning products, Job search assistance


Seventeenth Annual Gathering of the People Heroes, Soliders, and Spies

Sunday, February 10
3pm at MPL

Join Bright Star Touring Theatre to celebrate the stories of Black American heroes through history. The program also gives tribute to local heroes who are military veterans. This family-friendly program is free and refreshments will be provided.

Sponsored by: the Committee for the Preservation of Black History; the Burke County Public Library; the Burke County Genealogical Society; the Burke County Historical Society.


Book Themed Craft

Friday, January 11: 2pm at EBSC

Pre-Registation is Required.

Pre-Register at the East Burke Senior Center.


Pop-up Craft

Wednesday, January 23
3pm at MPL

Pre-Registation is Required.


Needlework in the Mornings

Wednesday Mornings at
Old World Baking Company in Valdese

Wednesday, January 2
from 10am to Noon at Old World Baking Company

Friday Mornings at the
Morganton Public Library

Friday, January 11 and Friday, January 25
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.

Winter Reading Program 2019

January 1st-February 28th

Play BINGO with books! Cozy up with a variety of good books to win prizes!
For every completed BINGO card, you will be entered into the drawings. Registration Required.

BINGO Cards Available at the Circulation Desks and Online beginning January 1.

Bingo Card 1 | Bingo Card 2
Bingo Card 3 | Bingo Card 4
Bingo Card 5 | Bingo Card 6


YA/Adult Movie Matinee

Incredibles 2 Poster

Saturday, January 12
MPL 2pm

2018 | PG | 125 minutes
Free movie, popcorn and water.
Program is open to all adults and YAs.


Mixed Media Mondays

January Project:
Love "Ewe" Brooch

Monday, January 28- MPL 6pm
Pre-Registration is Required .

For more information, see the Crafting and Art Programs Tab


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Community Help Desk

Saturday, February 2: 9am-1pm at MPL

Need help with email, your smart phone, or an online application? Visit the free Community Help Desk at the Morganton Public Library to get help with your personal devices and accounts, or for advice on web technologies.


overdrive!
eBooks, eAudio-books, and more!

Silver Star Readers

Will be discussing

Swimming Between Worlds Cover

Swimming Between Worlds
by Elaine Neil Orr

Wednesday, January 30
2pm at Grace Ridge


Valdese Book Discussion Group

Will be discussing

Free Read: Choose any book to read and give a brief review

Tuesday, January 15, at 10:00am at the Valdese Public Library


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Next Help Desk: Saturday, February 2, 2019

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			First Saturday every month 9a-1pm
			Free Community Help Desk
			Need Help with an online application, social media, or graphic design? Visit the free Community Help Desk at the Morganton Public Library to get tips and advice on web technologies, or help with your personal devices and accounts.
			
			Personal website issues, set up
			Email account set up, recovery
			Smart phones, tablets, mobile apps
			Password recovery, login issues
			Online Applications
			Image storage, basic editing
			Social media assistance
			General Information and free resources.
			
			We cannot repair old or broken hardware.

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Silver Star Readers

Will be discussing

Swimming Between Worlds Cover

Swimming Between Worlds
by Elaine Neil Orr

Wednesday, January 30
2pm at Grace Ridge


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:

Free Read: Choose any book to read and give a brief review

Tuesday, January 15, 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.

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

Upcoming Books:

February - The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
March - First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones
April - The Witches:Salem, 1692 by Stacy Schiff

Join us for our monthly craft and art programs.

Pop-up Craft

Wednesday, January 23
3pm at MPL

Pre-Registation is Required.



Needlework in the Mornings

Wednesday Mornings at
Old World Baking Company in Valdese

Wednesday, January 2
from 10am to Noon at Old World Baking Company

Friday Mornings at the
Morganton Public Library

Friday, January 11 and Friday, January 25
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.
Download the Flyer

Book Themed Craft

Friday, January 11: 2pm at EBSC

Pre-Registation is Required.

Pre-Register at the East Burke Senior Center.



Mixed Media Mondays

Monday, January 28 at 6pm
Morganton Public Library

Pre-Registration Required

January Project: Love "Ewe" Brooch

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.