Adult Programs and Events

  • Upcoming
    Events

  • Must See
    Movies

  • Burke
    Reads

  • Mixed Media
    Mondays

  • Sisters
    at Heart

  • Needlework in
    the Morning

  • Burke Writers
    League

Upcoming Adult Programs

Movie Night For Adults

Psycho

Psycho Movie Poster

1960 | R | 109 minutes
Valdese Public Library
Thursday, October 23 at 5:30pm

A Phoenix secretary steals $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.
Horror | Mystery | Thriller


Mixed Media Mondays

Mini Decorative Dress Forms

PaperBeads Pic

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

For more information, see the "Mixed Media" Tab.


YAAB is sponsoring  (Young Adult Advisory Board) OPERATION CHRISTMAS  CHILD COLLECTION October 1-November 12  Bins available at all libraries. Donate and enter to win a $50 Gift Card

See the YA page for more details.


OneClick Audio Books from NC Live and Recorded Books!

Burke Reads 2014... The Book Thief. September 27-October 31

Book Discussions

Thursday, October 16, at 6pm at VPL

Monday, October 20, at 6pm at CBH (YA and Adult Discussion)

Wednesday, October 22, at 2pm at the Grace Ridge Library

Saturday, October 25, at 3pm at MPL

Movie Showings

[PG-13 | 2013 | 131 minutes]

Monday, October 6, at 5:30pm at CBH

Thursday, October 30, at 5:30pm at VPL

Grace Ridge—TBD

OUTDOOR MOVIE

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Morganton Public Library Front Lawn
TIME: 7:30pm (Sunset)

For more information, see the Burke Reads Tab


Sisters at Heart
Book Discussion Group

Will be discussing

Sandpebbles Book Cover

Sandpebbles
By Patricia Hickman

Saturday, October 18, at 3:00pm at the Morganton Public Library
Light refreshments will be served.

Literary Pumpkin Contest at VPL

Channel your creativity! Create a pumpkin or gourd based on a book or a book character!

Open to all ages.

Drop off your creation at the Valdese Public Library October 20 - 28. The judging will beOctober 29, and take your creation home October 30.

Download the flyer.


Silver Star Readers

Will be discussing

The Book Thief
as a part of Burke Reads

Wednesday, October 22,
2:00pm at Grace Ridge


Burke Writers League

Fridays from 1-3pm at Grace Ridge in the 3rd Floor Conference Room

For more information, see the Burke Writers League Tab


Needlework in the Morning

Knitting Picture

October 10 and 24
from 10am to Noon at MPL

For More Information, see the Needlework in the Morning Tab


Link to the List of New Books for this Month

Sisters at Heart Book Discussion Group

Sandpebbles
by Patricia Hickman

Saturday, October 18, at 3:00pm at the Morganton Public Library
Light refreshments will be served.

Sandpebbles Book Cover

The tale of a broken heart's awakening to hope.

A moving, richly told story set in a small fishing village in coastal North Carolina, Patricia Hickman's novel portrays a witty, recently widowed herione who must learn to let go of the past--and discover God's surprising, renewing provision for her future.

For more information, please contact Claudia at 764-9260 x9268


Needlework in the Morning

Knitting Picture

All skill levels welcome to join in and spend a pleasant morning with your fellow knitters, crocheters and anyone who enjoys needlework. Learn, share ideas, hone skills and have a good time. Just bring your favorite yarn and needles/hook. Light refreshments will be provided. Please note that the library is closed during this time, so if the door is locked, please knock!

October Meetings:
October 10 from 10:00am to Noon at MPL
October 24 from 10:00am to Noon at MPL