December Wayne County Public Library Calendar

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

 

Wayne County Public Library Events

December, 2016

(All programs are free; registration is necessary where noted)

Children’s 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 (ages 10 and under)                   Thursdays at 7:00 pm

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

 

Fremont Library

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

 

Pikeville Library

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

 

Steele Memorial Library (Mount Olive)

Story Time (up to age 4)                                                               Wednesdays at 10:00 am

                                                                                                                Thursdays at 10:00 am

 

Wayne County Public Library Tar Heel Junior Historians (4th-8th graders)

Goldsboro Library

Monday, December 5                                                    6-7 pm                                  Register at: 919-735-1824, ext. 5105

Learn more about NC in this state-wide club (established in 1953). Please register.

 

Lego Book Club (Ages 9-12)

Fremont Library

Monday, December 5                                                   

Monday, December 19                                                  4:30-5:30 pm                      Register at: 919-705-1892 or 93

Discuss books, build with Lego, and build new friendships. Lego bricks, snacks, drinks (and books) provided.

 

Children’s Holiday Program (5th grade and below)

Goldsboro Library

Tuesday, December 13                                                  4-5 pm                                  Register at: 919-735-1824, ext. 5105

It’s cold outside and school is almost out! Join us to talk about holiday celebrations around the world with books, snacks and crafts. Please register.                                         

                                               

Guys Read (3rd-5th grade boys)

Goldsboro Library

Thursday, December 15                                                                7-8 pm

Thursday, December 29                                                                7-8 pm                                  Contact: 919-735-1824, ext. 5121

3rd-5th guys read for fun, talk and play loudly, and snack!

 

Lego Club (K-5th graders)

Goldsboro Library

Monday, December 19                                                  6-7 pm                                  Register at: 919-735-1824, ext. 5105

New building themes each month--please register!

 

WCPS Early Dismissal Day Craft Session (Kids-12 and under)

Goldsboro Library

Tuesday, December 20                                                  2-3 pm                                  Register at: 919-735-1824, ext. 5105

Celebrate the holidays with crafts after school! Please register.

 

Celebrate Christmas at the Library!

Steele Memorial Library (Mount Olive)

Wednesday, December 21                                          2-3:30 pm                            Contact: 919-299-8105, ext. 2

We’ll make holiday crafts, play games, have activities and share some goodies! This program is geared towards elementary children, but younger and older kids will also enjoy. No registration is necessary.

 

 

Teen Events

 

STEAM Teens (Science, Tech, Engineering, Art & Math)

Goldsboro Library

Tuesday, December 6                                                    6-7 pm                                  Contact: 919-735-1824, ext. 5116

To celebrate the season, we will be growing snowflakes and creating peppermint slime!

 

Teen Gaming Night

Goldsboro Library

Tuesday, December 13                                                  5-6 pm                                  Contact: 919-735-1824, ext. 5116

Play video games, board games or tabletop games!

 

Teen X(mas) Games

Goldsboro Library

Saturday, December 17                                                 4-5 pm                                  Contact: 919-735-1824, ext. 5116

Come try out the season’s coolest games at the library!

               

Teen Craftmas Party

Goldsboro Library

Wednesday, December 21                                          6-7 pm                                  Register at: 919-735-1824, ext. 5116

Create holiday crafts! We’ll be making snowmen from socks, recycled penguins, and face scrubs from kitchen essentials!

 

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Goldsboro Library

Wednesday, December 28                                          6-7 pm                                  Apply at: 919-735-1824, ext. 5116

Apply to earn volunteer hours for planning new teen programs.

 

 

Adult Events

 

Take A Holiday from Print: Download A Christmas E-Book

Goldsboro Library

Thursday, December 1                                                  4-5 pm                                  Contact: 919-735-1824, ext. 5121

Learn to download our free e-book app and get other free library materials for your mobile devices.

 

Cookie Swap

Steele Memorial Library (Mount Olive)

Thursday, December 1                                                  6-7:30 pm                            Register at: 919-299-8105, ext. 3

Bring 2-3 dozen of your favorite homemade cookies and the recipe. Participants will be able to sample cookies, and take home recipes. A prize will be given for everyone’s favorite cookie. Please register.

 

Harvesting Our History: Wayne County Agriculture Program
Goldsboro Library

Wednesday, December 7                                            7-8:30 pm                            Contact: 919-735-1824, ext. 5117

I recognition of the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Jeff Bockert, East Region Supervisor of Historic Sites, will discuss the surprise attack and its impact on the people of Wayne County.

 

Zentangle

Goldsboro Library

Thursday, December 8                                                  6:30-8:00 pm                      Register at: 919-735-1824, ext. 5130

We will be making beautiful Christmas ornaments using the Zentangle® Method, with local certified Zentangle® instructor Kathryn Jacoby, CZT, of Tangled Moons. All materials will be provided. Limited to 10 students; call to register.

 

Movie Trivia Challenge: Pearl Harbor

Goldsboro Library

Monday, December 12                                                  12:30-4:30 pm                    Contact: 919-735-1824 ext. 5130

We’ll watch the 2001 movie “Pearl Harbor,” enjoy refreshments, and have a trivia contest to see who can spot the most historical inaccuracies in the film. No registration required.

 

Origami Class

Goldsboro Library

Thursday, December 15                                                4-5:30 pm                            Register at: 919-735-1824 ext. 5130

Join us in making art and stimulate your brain while having fun! Instructor Banks Peacock will provide all materials and patterns.

 

Social Security Seminar

Goldsboro Library

Monday, December 19                                                  12-1 pm                                Contact: 919-735-1824, ext. 5130

Learn about eligibility, benefits, and more in this free seminar.

 

The History of Christmas Carols

Goldsboro Library

Tuesday, December 20                                                  6-7 pm                                  Contact: 919-735-1824, ext. 3

Ever wondered about the origins of some of your favorite holiday songs? Learn the history of some Christmas melodies and hear them sung by The Song Birds choir.  

 

 

Computer Classes

Microsoft PowerPoint

Goldsboro Library

Saturday, December 10                                                 9:30-11:30 am                    Register at: 919-735-1824, ext. 3

Learn terms, tabs, inserting pictures, formatting text, and inserting transitions. Please register.

 

YouTube

Goldsboro Library

Monday, December 12                                                  6-8 pm                                  Register at: 919-735-1824, ext. 3

Learn the history of this video-sharing site, create an account, use features, search for and upload videos, and discuss the benefits of YouTube.

 

LinkedIn Basics

Goldsboro Library

Wednesday, December 14                                          4-5 pm                                  Register at: 919-735-1824, ext. 3

Create a professional career profiles that employers can view. It is an important job-searching tool. Learn to create an account, send a connection request, and view other features.  

 

Intro to Computers (NC Works)

NC Works Career Center

Friday, December 16                                                      10 am-12 pm                      Register at: 919-731-7950

Learn the basics of using the computer, setting up an e-mail account, and looking for a job on the internet. Individual assistance will be available. This class will be held at the NC Works Center located behind the McDonald’s on Wayne Memorial Drive.

 

ABCs of Computers

Goldsboro Library

Saturday, December 31                                                 9:30-11:30 am                    Register at: 919-735-1824, ext. 3

Learn the basics of using a mouse and keyboard, computer terms, opening a program, and using external devices.

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