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Travel With the Friends of Rowan Public Library

San Antonio Getaway November 2 - 6, 2014

It’s easy to see why San Antonio is often referred to as the “American Venice.” Historic missions, River Walk restaurants, Spanish architecture and a beautiful river centerpiece make this a truly remarkable city.

Pacific Northwest and California

On this eight day adventure, from the wilds of Mount St. Helens and the Columbia River Gorge to the sophistication of Portland and San Francisco.

For more information about any of these trips, call Melody Moxley at 704-216-8230



Our next act in the Cheerwine Music Hour series, Darrell Connor and the Country Music Legends Band, a group of talented musicians who love to play music and make people smile.  Connor and fellow band members, Larry Tucker, Fred Carpenter, Jack Kee, Patrick Carman, and G.W. Saunders pride themselves in the quality of music they play and write.  Connor can play the banjo, lead guitar, rhythm guitar, bass, and the 10-string pedal steel guitar.  The band describes their performance as “playing the best of Country, Bluegrass, Gospel with a little Rock & Roll and Beach”.  With a range of instruments and a diverse set list, Darrell Connor and the Country Music Legends Band is sure to play a favorite tune.

Please join us on Thursday, August 28th in the Stanback Auditorium of Rowan Public Library (Salisbury)Doors open at 6:30 pm, and the show starts at 7:00 pm.  Please use the entrance closest to the historic Henderson Law Office.  

This show is part of the Cheerwine Music Hour, a concert series dedicated to highlighting roots of music and bringing our community together.  This series has been made possible through funding from Cheerwine and Friends of Rowan Public Library.





Movie Series @ 6:30 pm, RPL Headquarters (Salisbury)
Free popcorn and lemonade will be served at each movie showing

07/29/14 | Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Link Opens to New Site (PG)
08/05/14 | Sky Captain & the World of Tomorrow Link Opens to New Site (PG)
08/12/14 | Andromeda Strain Link Opens to New Site (G)

Movie Series @ 2:00 pm, South Rowan Regional (China Grove)
Free popcorn and lemonade will be served at each movie showing

07/30/14 | Sky Captain & the World of Tomorrow Link Opens to New Site (PG)


This summer we've got something for all ages!  Click on the links below to check out the line-up of exciting programs in store:


Kids and teens may register at any library location, and adults may register online by clicking the link above.  In addition to lots of great prizes for reading, we're also offering an excellent line-up of programs--something for ALL ages!

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