Adult Programs and Events

  • Upcoming
    Events

  • #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.

# 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, September 14
Monday, September 28(see note)

Note: There is an in-person option for the Monday, September 28 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.

Sign ups for September Craft Pick ups will begin on Monday, August 24.


September is Library Card Sign up Month!

Libraries are Wonderful

Nominate a "Wonder Woman"
September 1-30

Nominate a woman who has made a positive impact on your life for the chance to win a prize for you both! Begins September 1 and ends September 30. Enter via our Facebook page or HERE. Winners will be notified Monday, October 5. For All ages.


Wonder Woman Craft Night

Let your inner Amazon out to play while making fun crafts to highlight Library Card Sign-Up Month. Space is limited and requires pre-registration and waiver. Adults only.

Monday, September 21
MPL 5:30pm


Needlework in the Mornings

Needlework at MPL or on Zoom!

Friday, September 11
Friday, September 25

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 are available here, and on our Facebook Page during the month of August!

Steeped in Time: Tea and Traditions



Remedies from the Past: Folk Medicine in Western NC

Part 1:


Part 2:


Books2Go


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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 series of Tai Chi classes was presented in July and August in partnership with Taber's Black Belt Academy. The videos can be found on the Tai Chi tab, and on our Facebook Page.


Kings Mountain Story Video Trilogy
by Randell Jones

Videos will be hosted on Facebook/website September 26 - October 11 to honor the 240th Anniversary of the Battle of Kings Mountain and the 40th Anniversary of the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail. More details soon.


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, September 15, 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 Chef
by James Patterson


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
Homemade Chicken Nuggets

Week 13
Sesame Cucumber Salad

Week 14
Sauteed Mushrooms

Week 15
Bruschetta

Week 16
Coming Tuesday, September 8!

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

August 5

August 19

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, September 15, 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 Chef
by James Patterson

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

Upcoming Books:

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, September 11
Friday, September 25

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, September 14
Monday, September 28(see note)

Note: There is an in-person option for the Monday, September 28 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.

Sign ups for September Craft Pick ups will begin on Monday, August 24.


Craft for Week of August 24

Craft for Week of August 10

Craft for Week of July 27

Craft for Week of July 13

Craft for Week of June 22

Craft for Week of June 8

Craft for Week of May 25