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Library

  1. 2018 Bookmark Contest (HQ, East, South)

    October 22, 2018, 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM @ Children's Area

    This annual contest is sponsored by Friends of Rowan Public Library, and will award first, second, and third-place prizes to three age-based categories: 4 to 6 years-olds, 7 to 9 years-olds, and 10 to 11-years-olds. Rules and entry forms available online or at any RPL locations. For more information, call 704-216-8234. Children.

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  2. China Grove Roller Mill Display

    October 22, 2018, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ South Rowan Regional Library

    Like many roller mills build during the late 1800s through early 1900s, the China Grove Roller Mill was central to its community. This display, available in South Rowan Regional’s foyer for the month of October, presented by the Rowan Museum and the China Grove Roller Mill, shares insights about this period of history. Adult. Family. History.

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  3. Baby-Toddler Time

    October 22, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Rowan Public Library - East Branch

    This highly interactive, 30-minute program is for children 0-35 months old and their adult caregivers. Children.

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  4. Monday Night Movie: Hotel Transylvania 3

    October 22, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Rowan Public Library - East Branch - Meeting Room

    Join us for a showing of the latest installment in the hilarious Hotel Transylvania animated movie series, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018, PG, 97 min.). This free event is open to the public, and all ages are welcome. For more details, call 704-216-7842. Movie. Family.

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  5. Makerspace: Free 3D Design Software

    October 22, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Rowan Public Library Headquarters - The Coop - Makerspace

    Explore Tinkercad and Sketchup software and see how to make three dimensional objects that can be printed on a 3D printer! Please register by calling Abby at 704-216-8248. Limited space available. Family. Adult. Teen. Children.

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  6. PJ Storytime

    October 22, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Children's Area

    Put on your pajamas, grab a blanket and your favorite stuffed animal, and join us for a special evening storytime. Recommended for ages 3 to 11, though all children are welcome. For more details, call 704-216-8234. Children. Family.

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  7. Preschoolers

    October 23, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ South Rowan Regional Library

    A highly interactive, 30-minute program is for children 3 to 5 years old and their adult caregivers. Children.

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  8. Toddler Time

    October 23, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Area

    This highly interactive, 30-minute program is for children 18-35 months old and their adult caregivers. Children.

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  9. Cards for a Cause (HQ, East, South)

    October 23, 2018, 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Rowan Public Library Headquarters

    Create holiday cards that will be delivered to active service members in the United States Armed Forces and to veterans at the Hefner VAMC in Salisbury. Patrons can specify if their card(s) is delivered to a certain branch of the USAF or to the VA. However, know that cards submitted for a branch of the USAF do have specific deadlines: Nov. 7 for cards distributed internationally, Dec. 10 for cards distributed Stateside. Cards submitted Dec. 11-18 will only be delivered to the VA. Questions? Call Tammie at 704-216-7842. Family. Children. Teen. Adult.

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  10. Noodlehead Storytime

    October 23, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Rowan Public Library - East Branch

    An interactive storytime geared for children Pre-K to 5th grade, though all are welcome. Children. Family.

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  11. Art Programs

    October 23, 2018, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Rowan Public Library - East Branch

    Pre-K to 5th graders learn art terms and techniques and work on art projects. 30-45 minutes. Children.

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  12. Bad Art Night

    October 23, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Rowan Public Library Headquarters - Hurley Room

    Draw, paint, or create the worst possible piece of art and see how it stacks up against the competition! Teen.

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  13. Chapter Chats

    October 23, 2018, 5:15 PM - 6:00 PM @ Rowan Public Library - East Branch - Meeting Room

    This weekly book club is for teens ages 14 to 17 and intended primarily for participants with developmental or intellectual disabilities, though all are welcome. For more information, contact Tammie at 704-216-7842. Teen.

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  14. Friends of RPL and Cheerwine Concert Series: The Moon and You

    October 23, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Rowan Public Library Headquarters - Stanback Auditorium

    Currently of Asheville, the Americana band The Moon and You features singers and musicians Melissa Hyman (cello) and Ryan Furstenberg (guitar, banjo). The husband-and-wife team regularly includes a rotating cast of talented friends, so The Moon and You never plays the same show twice. Doors will open at 6:30 pm. This event is free, open to the public, and all ages are welcome. For more information, call 704-216-8243. Concert. Adult. Family.

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  15. Mystery Machine

    October 24, 2018, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Rowan Public Library - East Branch

    Scoooooby Dooby Doo! A monster scared away Scooby’s best friends. Find them all and be entered into a raffle contest for a literary-themed prize. This Scavenger Hunt will run through November 30. For more information, contact Tammie at 704-216-7842. Family. Children.

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  16. Baby Time

    October 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Children's Area

    This highly interactive, 30-minute program is for children 0-23 months old and their adult caregivers. Children.

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  17. Baby-Toddler Time

    October 24, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ South Rowan Regional Library

    This highly interactive, 30-minute program is for children 0-35 months old and their adult caregivers. Children.

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  18. Curiosity Machine: AI Family Challenge

    October 24, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ South Rowan Regional Library - Meeting Room

    Kids ages 8 to 15 and their families can explore the core concepts of artificial intelligence and apply AI tools to solve problems. Come in to learn the basics of how AI works by building simple projects together. This program is in collaboration with Horizons Unlimited of Salisbury and will last approximately 90 min. For more details, call 704-216-7728. Children. Family.

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  19. Preschoolers

    October 25, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Area

    A highly interactive, 30-minute program is for children 3 to 5 years old and their adult caregivers. Children.

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  20. Preschoolers

    October 25, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Rowan Public Library - East Branch

    A highly interactive, 30-minute program is for children 3 to 5 years old and their adult caregivers. Children.

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  21. Bad Art Night

    October 25, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Rowan Public Library - East Branch - Meeting Room

    Draw, paint, or create the worst possible piece of art and see how it stacks up against the competition! Teen.

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  22. Noodlehead Storytime

    October 25, 2018, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Children's Area

    An interactive storytime geared for children Pre-K to 5th grade, though all are welcome. Children. Family.

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  23. Art Programs

    October 25, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Children's Area

    Pre-K to 5th graders learn art terms and techniques and work on art projects. 30-45 minutes. Children.

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  24. NC Department of Natural & Cultural Resources Traveling Exhibit: The Story of BBQ in North Carolina

    October 26, 2018, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Exhibit Area

    The Story of BBQ in North Carolina teaches how growing and cultivating hogs emerged in the state and also examines the East versus West debate about the best recipes for sauces and condiments. View the exhibit, which opens October 26 and is located in Headquarters’ lobby, during business hours through November. Adult. Family. History.

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  25. Lunch at the Library

    October 26, 2018, 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM @ Rowan Public Library - East Branch - Meeting Room

    Enjoy a clean, air-conditioned, Wi-Fi-accessible, and peaceful place to enjoy your lunch. Every Friday this fall, the East Branch meeting room will be open to all between 11:30 am and 2 pm. Lunch not provided, but tables, chairs, and ambiance supplied. While in the library, check out exciting upcoming programs and awesome, free resources. For more details, call 704-216-7841. Adult.

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  26. Preview Night! Friends of RPL Annual Book Sale

    October 26, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Rowan Public Library Headquarters - Stanback Auditorium

    The Preview Sale is open to new and existing members of the Friends of RPL. Memberships may be purchased ahead of time or at the door. An individual membership to the Friends of RPL is $10 a year. The book sale will be open to the public October 28 through October 30. Family. Children. Teen. Adult.

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  27. Open to the Public! Friends of RPL Annual Book Sale

    October 27, 2018, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Rowan Public Library Headquarters - Stanback Auditorium

    The Friends of RPL Annual Book Sale is open to the public October 28 through October 30. All are welcome! Proceeds from the sale help contribute to the Friends of RPL’s support of library events and programs. Family Teen. Children. Adult.

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  28. Spooktacular

    October 27, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Children's Area

    Join Mr. Robert and Ms. Vicki for fun, spooky stories, crafts, and light refreshments. For more details, call 704-216-8234. Children.

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  29. Open to the Public! Friends of RPL Annual Book Sale

    October 28, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Rowan Public Library Headquarters - Stanback Auditorium

    The Friends of RPL Annual Book Sale is open to the public October 28 through October 30. All are welcome! Proceeds from the sale help contribute to the Friends of RPL’s support of library events and programs. Family Teen. Children. Adult.

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  30. 2018 Bookmark Contest (HQ, East, South)

    October 29, 2018, 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM @ Children's Area

    This annual contest is sponsored by Friends of Rowan Public Library, and will award first, second, and third-place prizes to three age-based categories: 4 to 6 years-olds, 7 to 9 years-olds, and 10 to 11-years-olds. Rules and entry forms available online or at any RPL locations. For more information, call 704-216-8234. Children.

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  31. China Grove Roller Mill Display

    October 29, 2018, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ South Rowan Regional Library

    Like many roller mills build during the late 1800s through early 1900s, the China Grove Roller Mill was central to its community. This display, available in South Rowan Regional’s foyer for the month of October, presented by the Rowan Museum and the China Grove Roller Mill, shares insights about this period of history. Adult. Family. History.

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  32. Open to the Public! Friends of RPL Annual Book Sale

    October 29, 2018, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Rowan Public Library Headquarters - Stanback Auditorium

    The Friends of RPL Annual Book Sale is open to the public October 28 through October 30. All are welcome! Proceeds from the sale help contribute to the Friends of RPL’s support of library events and programs. Family Teen. Children. Adult.

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  33. Baby-Toddler Time

    October 29, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Rowan Public Library - East Branch

    This highly interactive, 30-minute program is for children 0-35 months old and their adult caregivers. Children.

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  34. Pumpkin Party

    October 29, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ South Rowan Regional Library

    Prepare fun fall decorations and enjoy classic Halloween-themed cartoons. Craft supplies will be provided for paper decorations, and a limited number of small, real pumpkins will be available for painting and decorating. Light refreshments will be served. This free event is open to the public, and all ages are welcome. For more information, call 704-216-7728. Family. Children.

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  35. Spooky Tales Storytime

    October 29, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Rowan Public Library - East Branch - Meeting Room

    Come out and enjoy a night of spooky tales told around a camp “fire.” Light refreshments will be served. This free event is open to the public, and all ages are welcome. For more details, call 704-216-7842. Family. Children.

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  36. Preschoolers

    October 30, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ South Rowan Regional Library

    A highly interactive, 30-minute program is for children 3 to 5 years old and their adult caregivers. Children.

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  37. Toddler Time

    October 30, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Area

    This highly interactive, 30-minute program is for children 18-35 months old and their adult caregivers. Children.

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  38. Cards for a Cause (HQ, East, South)

    October 30, 2018, 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Rowan Public Library Headquarters

    Create holiday cards that will be delivered to active service members in the United States Armed Forces and to veterans at the Hefner VAMC in Salisbury. Patrons can specify if their card(s) is delivered to a certain branch of the USAF or to the VA. However, know that cards submitted for a branch of the USAF do have specific deadlines: Nov. 7 for cards distributed internationally, Dec. 10 for cards distributed Stateside. Cards submitted Dec. 11-18 will only be delivered to the VA. Questions? Call Tammie at 704-216-7842. Family. Children. Teen. Adult.

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  39. Noodlehead Storytime

    October 30, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Rowan Public Library - East Branch

    An interactive storytime geared for children Pre-K to 5th grade, though all are welcome. Children. Family.

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  40. Art Programs

    October 30, 2018, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Rowan Public Library - East Branch

    Pre-K to 5th graders learn art terms and techniques and work on art projects. 30-45 minutes. Children.

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  41. Chapter Chats

    October 30, 2018, 5:15 PM - 6:00 PM @ Rowan Public Library - East Branch - Meeting Room

    This weekly book club is for teens ages 14 to 17 and intended primarily for participants with developmental or intellectual disabilities, though all are welcome. For more information, contact Tammie at 704-216-7842. Teen.

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  42. Book Bites Book Club

    October 30, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ South Rowan Regional Library - Meeting Room

    This month’s selection is Things Fall Apart. Refreshments will be served, and new members are welcome. Questions? Contact Paulette at Paulette.Stiles@rowancountync.gov. Adult.

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  43. Mystery Machine

    October 31, 2018, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Rowan Public Library - East Branch

    Scoooooby Dooby Doo! A monster scared away Scooby’s best friends. Find them all and be entered into a raffle contest for a literary-themed prize. This Scavenger Hunt will run through November 30. For more information, contact Tammie at 704-216-7842. Family. Children.

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  44. Baby Time

    October 31, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Children's Area

    This highly interactive, 30-minute program is for children 0-23 months old and their adult caregivers. Children.

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  45. Baby-Toddler Time

    October 31, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ South Rowan Regional Library

    This highly interactive, 30-minute program is for children 0-35 months old and their adult caregivers. Children.

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  46. So Bad It’s Scary B-Movie

    October 31, 2018, 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Rowan Public Library Headquarters - Stanback Auditorium

    Watch classic bad horror movies and feel free to yell your comments at the screen! For more information, contact Hope at 704-216-8258 or Hope.Loman@rowancountync.gov. Teen.

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Main Calendar

  1. 4-H Fall Plant Sale

    October 17, 2018 - November 1, 2018 @ Rowan County Agricultural Center

    Bunch grapes, blueberries, blackberries, muscadines, and figs are in 1-gallon containers and are well adapted to the piedmont growing conditions. Cost for plants is $10 each. Plant pick-up date is Thursday, November 8, 2018, 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM at the Rowan County Agricultural Center. Make checks payable to CES or bring exact amount in cash.

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Planning & Development

  1. October Planning Board Meeting

    October 22, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ J. Newton Cohen, Sr. Room

    The Rowan County Planning Board will hold their October meeting on Monday October 22nd at 7:00 PM. The meeting will be held in the J. Newton Cohen, Sr. Room located at 130 W Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144.

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  2. Planning Board: Committee A Meeting

    October 30, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    The Rowan County Planning Board Committee A will hold a meeting to discuss the standards and application for utilizing stormwater control structures in WS-IV watershed areas on October 30th at 5:30 PM. The meeting will be held in the Planning and Development Department Conference Room located at 402 N. Main St. Salisbury, NC 28144 in room 204.

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Social Services

  1. Department of Social Services Board Meeting

    October 23, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Large Conference Room at the Department of Social Services

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