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Summer Reading Registration

All Day 5/1 - 6/30
Summer Reading
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Library Atrium
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Summer Reading
Event Details:

Summer Reading is here, and the adventure starts at your library!

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Zumba Gold

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Health & Wellness
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room A & B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Wellness

Zumba Gold is a lower-intensity version of the typical Zumba class, designed to meet the needs of less active adults by improving balance, posture, flexibility, and coordination while having fun. Join Cindy and get moving! Intended for ages 13+.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have questions about accessibility or wish to request reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us at least three (3) working days before the scheduled event.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Eyes to the Skies

10:15am - 11:15am
Arts & Crafts, STEM, Summer Reading
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Green Space
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM, Summer Reading
Event Details:

What goes up must come down, but both can be an adventure! Join us for a colorful parent-child activity and get some air with our miniature parachute experiment.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for the duration. Dropoffs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chow Club

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Culinary
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room A & B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culinary

Cook up something special together! Join our cookbook club to explore new recipes and techniques with Julie. Themed cookbooks are chosen each month; you can find them at the circulation desk and choose a dish that suits your tastes! Intended for ages 18+.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have questions about accessibility or wish to request reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us at least three (3) working days before the scheduled event.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

On Board

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Gaming
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Gaming

Get your game on with Morgan as we break out our collection of board, card, and tabletop titles! Intended for ages 18+.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have questions about accessibility or wish to request reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us at least three (3) working days before the scheduled event.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Escape Room

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Gaming, STEM, Summer Reading
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room B
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming, STEM, Summer Reading
Event Details:

It's like that one Nic Cage movie, but better because it's you! A bunch of artifacts have been stolen, and it's up to you to find them, retrieve them, and return them to their proper homes in this Summer Reading breakout challen

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have questions about accessibility or wish to request reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us at least three (3) working days before the scheduled event.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Board of Trustees Meeting

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Board Meeting
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Board Meeting
Event Details:

The library's board of trustees will meet to discuss current and upcoming library business. These meetings are open to public attendance by adults.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have questions about accessibility or wish to request reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us at least three (3) working days before the scheduled event.

This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room A
Purpose of Meeting

Community ASL class for everyone interested! Small group with focused teaching assistance for anyone wanting to learn American Sign Language.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Library Yoga

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Health & Wellness
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Helen Williams Reading Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness

Find your center with co-yogis CJ and Alle! Take some time for yourself with our free yoga class, combining techniques for your body and mind. This is a gentle-flow fitness experience featuring mindfulness as well as exercise, perfect for those in search of meditation as well as physical wellbeing. Intended for ages 13+.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have questions about accessibility or wish to request reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us at least three (3) working days before the scheduled event.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

UFOs

All Day
Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Teen Area
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Space is big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. That just means there's an infinite amount of room for adventure, and we're all part of it!

This event is in the "Children" group.

The Lion King by Shooting Star Youtheatre

1:00pm - 3:30pm
Arts & Crafts, Performance, Summer Reading, Workshop
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room A & B
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Performance, Summer Reading, Workshop
Event Details:

We're welcoming back some of our very favorite guests: The Shooting Stars Youtheatre program from Lexington Children's Theatre!

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for the duration. Dropoffs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen LEGO® Club

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Arts & Crafts, STEM
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Teen Area
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM

You're never too old to enjoy the wonder that comes from building with LEGO®! Join Megan in our teen area and let your imagination run wild—you never know what you'll end up creating, whether from scratch or an official LEGO® set. Intended for grades 6-12.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Breakout Game

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Gaming, Summer Reading
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room A & B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Gaming, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:

The clock is ticking...can you successfully team up to escape our Summer Reading breakout challenge? Join forces to tackle the fiendish puzzles Megan and Ronnie have devised for you as part of this adventure in skullduggery!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have questions about accessibility or wish to request reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us at least three (3) working days before the scheduled event.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

LTC Grant Town Hall Meeting

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Operations, Meeting, Outreach
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Library Atrium
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Library Operations, Meeting, Outreach
Event Details:

You're invited to be part of our town hall-style meeting regarding the library's award of a competitive Libraries Transforming Communities grant from the American Library Association!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have questions about accessibility or wish to request reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us at least three (3) working days before the scheduled event.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for the duration. Dropoffs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Eagle Lake Community Hike

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Health & Wellness, Summer Reading
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Outreach
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Summer Reading
Event Details:

We're going for a walk on the wild side with a little hike around beautiful Eagle Lake, and you're invited! Join us for a laid-back, all-ages journey around the lake to enjoy one of Rowan County's local treasures as part of Summer Reading.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for the duration. Dropoffs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Zumba Gold

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Health & Wellness
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room A & B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Wellness

Zumba Gold is a lower-intensity version of the typical Zumba class, designed to meet the needs of less active adults by improving balance, posture, flexibility, and coordination while having fun. Join Cindy and get moving! Intended for ages 13+.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have questions about accessibility or wish to request reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us at least three (3) working days before the scheduled event.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

A Child's Space Odyssey

10:15am - 11:15am
Culinary, STEM, Summer Reading
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Green Space
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Culinary, STEM, Summer Reading
Event Details:

We're taking our tots on a trip to the moon, because space is one of the biggest adventures out there! (Don't worry, while this moon isn't made of green cheese, it is safe to taste.)

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for the duration. Dropoffs will not be permitted.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Time

10:15am - 11:15am
Storytime
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Children's Area
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime

Join Miss Jess for stories, songs, and activities especially for little ones! Intended for ages 6-35 months.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for the duration. Dropoffs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Paper Mache Contest

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Arts & Crafts, Gaming, Summer Reading
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room A & B
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Gaming, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Remember our foam zoo from a couple weeks ago? We're asking for help adding even more animals to our menagerie!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have questions about accessibility or wish to request reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us at least three (3) working days before the scheduled event.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Adult LEGO® Club

10:00am - 12:00pm
Arts & Crafts, STEM
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM
Event Details:

Some people say LEGO® is just for kids, but we know better: They put "ages 4–99" right on the box! (And we won't tell anyone if you're 100 or older.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have questions about accessibility or wish to request reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us at least three (3) working days before the scheduled event.

This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Conference Room
Purpose of Meeting

Community ASL class for everyone interested! Small group with focused teaching assistance for anyone wanting to learn American Sign Language.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Anime Club

4:30pm - 6:30pm
Arts & Crafts, Book Club, Film & Television
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room A & B
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Club, Film & Television

Join Megan for a dive into anime, manga, and manhwa along with snacks and activities! Intended for grades 6-12.

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Library Yoga

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Health & Wellness
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Helen Williams Reading Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness

Find your center with co-yogis CJ and Alle! Take some time for yourself with our free yoga class, combining techniques for your body and mind. This is a gentle-flow fitness experience featuring mindfulness as well as exercise, perfect for those in search of meditation as well as physical wellbeing. Intended for ages 13+.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have questions about accessibility or wish to request reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us at least three (3) working days before the scheduled event.