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Upcoming Adult Programs

Due to library closures, programming has been suspended at this time. Please check with us here on our website, or through our Facebook page for updates. Many of our programs will be rescheduled for dates after we are able to reopen.


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Silver Star Readers

Will be discussing

Invention of Wings Cover

The Invention of Wings
by Sue Monk Kidd

Wednesday, March 25
2pm at Grace Ridge

Burke Writers League

Burke Writers League Will meet 1st and 3rd Fridays at 2pm in the Third Floor Conference Room, Grace Ridge.
Novels, short stories, plays, radio drama, screenwriting, etc. Open to all ages, skill levels, and genres to encourage and critique

Call 828-764-9269 for more information

Friday, March 6
Friday, March 20

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:

Little Fires Everywhere Cover

Little Fires Everywhere
by Celeste Ng

Tuesday, February 18, 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:

April - Free Cyntoia: My Search for Redemption in the American Prison System by Cyntoia Brown-Long
May - When We Believed in Mermaids by Barbara O'Neal
June - The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
July - Beartown by Fredrik Backman
August - The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell
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

Wednesday Mornings at
Old World Baking Company in Valdese

Wednesday, March 4 and
Wednesday, March 18
from 10am to Noon at Old World Baking Company

Friday Mornings at the
Morganton Public Library

Friday, March 13
and Friday, March 27
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.
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Book Themed Craft

Friday, March 13: 2pm at EBSC

Pre-Registation is Required.

Pre-Register at the East Burke Senior Center.

Mixed Media Mondays

March Project:
Wooden House Curio Box

Monday, March 23 - MPL 6pm
Pre-Registration is Required.

For more information, see the Crafting and Art Programs Tab

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.