Wayne County Public Library Events

Thursday, November 26, 2015

 

 

Children’s and Teen Events

Story Time Schedule

Goldsboro Library

Baby and Me (ages 9-18 months): Wednesdays at 9:30 am

Toddler Time (ages 18 months-3 years): Thursdays at 9:30 am

Pre-K Club (ages 3-5 years): Thursdays at 10:30 am

   Bedtime Stories with Gammie Lil (all ages): Thursdays at 7:00 pm

Saturday Story Time (all ages): First Saturdays at 10:00 am

Pikeville Library

Story Time (up to age 4): Thursdays at 10:30 am

Fremont Library

Story Time (up to age 4): Wednesdays at 10:30 am

Steele Memorial Library (Mount Olive)

Lap Time (babies and toddlers up to age 2): Wednesdays at 10:00 am

Preschool Story Time (ages 3-5): Wednesdays at 2:00 pm

Manga Club

Goldsboro Library

Tuesday, December 1, 5:00-6:00 pm

   Are you a manga fan? Come talk about your favorites!

 

Kid “Craft”mas

Goldsboro Library

Tuesday, December 22, 2:00-4:00 pm

   Join us for an afternoon of holiday craft fun! Make ornaments, decorate cookies, create crafts with light refreshments. Please register with the children's department. Ages Pre-K -10.

 

Teen Gaming Night

Goldsboro Library—Tuesday, December 8, 5:00-6:00 pm

Steele Memorial Library—Thursday, December 10, 4:00-6:00 pm

Teens are invited to hang out and play games.  Video games, board games, card games...we have it all!

 

Crafternoon

Goldsboro Library

Tuesday, December 22, 6:00-7:00 pm

Tamara Baltazar, Young Adult Librarian, hosts teen craft time on the fourth Tuesday of every month in the auditorium at the Goldsboro Library. Open to teens ages 12-18, the program is free, but registration is requested so we have enough craft supplies available.  Call Tamara at 919-735-1824 ext. 5116 to register.

 

Teen Movie and Craft

Steele Memorial Library-Mount Olive

Thursday, December 17, 4:00-6:00 p.m.

   The movie will be The Grinch and the craft will be a surprise!

 

 

Guys Read

Goldsboro Library

December 17, 7:00-8:00 pm

Trying to get your son interested in reading? Bring him to the Goldsboro Library’s Guys Read program—no girls allowed! Open to 3rd-5th grade guys, these informal meetings will introduce the idea of reading for fun…and will involve snacks. Don’t think for a minute that all we do is read! We also smash things, talk and play (loudly!). For more information, call Heath at 919-735-1824 ext. 5121.

 

Open Mic Night

Goldsboro Library

Tuesday, December 29, 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Are you aged 12-18, and do you rap, sing, dance, play an instrument or like to read a poem or short story! Sign up with the reference desk by December 12th!

 

Adult Programs

 

Origami Class

Goldsboro Library

Thursday, December 03, 2015, 4:00-5:30 pm

Relax and learn how to make a beautiful star decoration. Appropriate for intermediate-level practitioners. Paper and patterns are supplied. Registration is required; limited to 12 participants.

 

Christmas with The Song Birds

Goldsboro Library

Monday, December 07, 2015, 10:00-11:00 am

Let the Services on Aging's senior choir get you into the Christmas spirit with a free concert! No registration required.

 

Affordable Care Act Information Seminar

Goldsboro Library

Tuesday, December 15, 2015, 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Open enrollment for Affordable Care Act coverage is available until January 31, 2016. This free seminar by an insurance expert will give you valuable information. No registration required.

 

Medicare Information Seminar

Goldsboro Library

Wednesday, December 16, 2015, 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Join us for a free seminar about Medicare, presented by a local insurance expert. If you're 65 or over, you need this information! No registration required.

 

December De-Stresser

Goldsboro Library

Thursday, December 17, 2015, 4:00-5:00 pm

Pause in the midst of the hectic holiday season to learn how stretching, essential oils, and relaxing teas can help you better weather stress. No registration required.

 

 

 

 

 

Presents for Procrastinators: Unique & Easy DIY Gifts

Goldsboro Library

Saturday, December 19, 10:00-11:00 am

Come to our program featuring unique, easy-to-make DIY gifts. Instructions and light refreshments included. No registration required.

 

Turn the Page Café

Goldsboro Library

Wednesday, December 2, 2:00-3:00 pm

Here’s a chance to talk books with fellow book-lovers. There is no required reading…just discuss whatever you are reading at the moment. The program is free and there is no registration required.

 

Book Club for Adults

Steele Memorial Library (Mount Olive)

Thursday, December 10, 2:00 pm

This month we will be discussing Southern literature. The book is One Foot in Eden by Ron Rash.

 

 

Computer Classes

 

Computer Class: Microsoft Word Basics

Steele Memorial Library (Mount Olive)

Tuesday, December 1, 2015, 6:00–8:00 pm

Friday, December 4, 10:00 am-12:00 pm

   Call the reference desk at 919-299-8105 to register.

 

Computer Class: Online Shopping

Goldsboro Library

Saturday, December 12, 9:30 am -11:30 am

Free computer classes are offered at both the Goldsboro and Steele Memorial Libraries. Laptops are provided for class use. You will learn online shopping terms, about online transaction safety, and how to look up online businesses in the Better Business Bureau.

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Computer Class: Facebook Basics

Goldsboro Library

Monday, December 14, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

You will learn Facebook terms, account creation, sending friend requests, and other account features. Laptops are provided for class use. Classes are free. Register at 919-735-1824 ext. 3.

 

Google Drive Basics

Steele Memorial Library (Mount Olive)

Tuesday, December 15, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Friday, December 18, 10:00 am-12:00 pm

   Call the reference desk at 919-299-8105 to register.

 

Computer Class: Microsoft Word Basics

Steele Memorial Library (Mount Olive)

Tuesday, December 4, 2015, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

   Call the reference desk at 919-299-8105 to register.

 

 

NC Works- Intro to Computers

NC Works Center

Friday, December 18, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn computer basics like setting up e-mail and looking for a job on the internet. Individual assistance will be available. This class will be at the NC Works Center located behind the McDonald’s on Wayne Memorial Drive. Call the NC Works Center at 919-731-7950 to register.

 

 

Computer Class: ABCs of Computers

Goldsboro Library

Monday, December 28, 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Free computer classes are offered at both the Goldsboro and Steele Memorial Libraries! Laptops are provided for class use. You will learn computer basics, such as using a mouse and keyboard, computer terms, opening up a program, and using external devices. Register at the reference desk at 919-735-1824 ext. 3.

 

 

Business Classes

Wayne to Work

Goldsboro Library

Friday, December 4, 9:00am -12 pm

Need help filling out job applications or creating a resume? We can help. Computers will be available for job seekers to use to look for or to apply for jobs. Our speaker, Carolyn Jones, is the founder of the Chosen One Re-Entry Program in Goldsboro. They offer non-violent offenders, homeless people, veterans, etc. assistance in returning positively into the community and jobs.receive assistance to return to the community in a positive way. It also offers tools to participants for the World of Work.

receive assistance to return to the community in a positive way. It also offers tools to participants for the World of Work.

Job Searching for the Disabled

Goldsboro Library

Thursday, December 10, 3:00-4:00 pm

Are you disabled or know someone who has limited capabilities? Chelsea Druzbacky and Ruth Messano from JCI Industries will assist anyone with disabilities to begin their career journey. JCI is an entrepreneurial, non-profit corporation that serves Johnston and Wayne County residents and is dedicated to empowering people with disabilities and/or disadvantages to succeed through training and employment.

 

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