Young Adult Programs and Events

  • Upcoming
    Events

  • Bumble
    Tree

  • Skills
    Lab

  • Holiday
    Float-In

  • Merry Painted
    Christmas

  • Jingle
    Mingle

  • Nightmare
    Before Christmas

Upcoming YA Events

YA Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen

Moday, November 26th - 5:30pm at MPL

Tonight teens will taste and create some budget-friendly treats that will double as excellent presents this holiday season!
Must pre-register at MPL. This event is limited to students in grades 6-12th only.


Project Bumble Tree

This holiday season the Burke County Public Library is partnering with the community for Project Bumble Tree, to benefit the residents of Grace Heights Health and Rehabilitation Center. To get involved, choose a Bumble from the tree and register at the front desk at MPL. You will be given a “Bumble Bag” to fill, decorate and return, along with a list of suggested (but not required!) items. Be sure to bring your bag back by December 15th!
See the Bumble Tree Tab for more information.


Have yourself a Merry Painted Christmas

DATE CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER!
Program is now
Tuesday, December 18

5:30-7:30pm at the First United Methodist Church in Valdese

Choice of holiday-themed wooden craft shape for Children, Teens (grades Kindergarten-12th grade) and Adults to paint.
You must pre-register and choose your craft shape at the Valdese Public Library prior to program.
All supplies, holiday music and refreshments provided.


Nightmare Before Christmas 25th Anniversary

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
5:30 at MPL

Story begins at 5:30 pm, followed by the movie and ornament craft.
Light refreshments provided. Open to all ages, no registration necessary.
(The film is rated PG; parental discretion advised.) Costumes are welcome!


Family Holiday Float-In

ELF Poster

Saturday, December 22
7pm under "the Bubble" at the Valdese Recreation Department Pool.

2003 | PG | 98 minutes
Free movie, popcorn and bottled water with purchase of public swim admission.
Participants may bring their own single-person float for an additional $1 charge.
Program is open to all ages; parental discretion advised according to rating!



overdrive!
eBooks, eAudio-books, and more!

1st Annual Jingle Mingle and Craft Sale

DATE CHANGE DUE TO SNOW
Monday, December 17 from 5-7pm at CBH

Pictures with Santa, Cookies with Mrs. Santa, Music by Chalicosy, Storytelling, Craft Stations, Movies, Hot Cocoa, and Much More!
Free Event for All Ages. Co-Sponsored by the East Burke Senior Center



Skills Lab for Life

Gift Wrapping 101

Monday, December 17: 6pm at MPL

Learn how to wrap your holiday gifts in creative ways, tie bows, add a special touch! All supplies provided. Teens can bring unwrapped gifts to wrap or use ours to practice and get ideas.
Program is for middle and high school students only.


YAAB December Meetings

Monday, November 3 - 6pm at MPL
Tuesday, November 4 - 6pm at VPL

YAAB Holiday Celebration

Sat., Dec. 8 - MPL 3pm (pre-registration required)


NCSLMA Battle of the Books
Booklist 2018-2019

Battle of the Books - Midle School!
Click on the image above to view the books in our catalog.

Click to download the NCSLMA Battle of the Books Booklist 2018-2019

Note: All books are available through the library (catalog link coming soon)Burke County Public Library in print, and many are available as eBooks through Overdrive!


NC Live Video Collection Logo

NC Live Video Collection: The NC LIVE Video Collection is a collection of hundreds of high quality documentary and educational video programs produced for the Public Broadcasting Corporation. Closed captions are included for all videos. Chosen by North Carolina librarians for use in supporting education and for general interest, the collection includes programming covering the sciences, US and world history, biography, current events, and the arts, as well as a variety of other subjects. Features films from the Ken Burns series, FrontLine series, and several educational series for children are included.
This resource is accessed through NC Live.

A NC Live Resource

If you want to access NC LIVE from home, you will need your library card number. Once on the log-in page, choose Burke County Public Library and enter your entire library card number (no spaces). Call or come by the library today for more information!


Need Homework Help? Looking for something fun to do online?

Check out the
Teens Online Resources Page!

DATE CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER!
Program is now Tuesday, December 18

Have yourself a…
Merry “Painted” Christmas

Join the Valdese Public Library at the
First United Methodist Church, Valdese, NC Tuesday, December 11, 2018
5:30-7:30pm

Choice of holiday-themed wooden craft shape for
Children, Teens (grades Kindergarten-12th grade) & Adults to paint.
You must pre-register and choose your craft shape at the
Valdese Public Library prior to program.
All supplies, holiday music and refreshments provided.
For more information, please visit bcpls.org or call 828-874-2421.

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Rescheduled due to snow in forecast Monday, Dec. 17th - 5:00 - 7:00pm

1st Annual
			Jingle Mingle and Craft Sale
			pictures with Santa
			cookies with Mrs. Santa
			storytelling
			craft stations
			movies
			hot cocoa
			and
			much more
			
			C. B. Hildebrand Public Library
			& East Burke Senior Center
			Monday, Dec. 17th @5:00 - 7:00pm
			Free Event For All Ages

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