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December 14, 2018
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November 20, 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.
November 20, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Rowan Public Library Headquarters - Stanback Auditorium
Try your hand at stencil art, or just spend some time coloring! For more information, contact Hope at 704-216-8258 or Hope.Loman@rowancountync.gov. Teen.
November 21, 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.
November 22, 2018, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Rowan Public Library Headquarters
Headquarters (Salisbury), East Branch (Rockwell), and South Rowan Regional (China Grove) will be closed Thursday, November 22, and Friday, November 23.
Regular hours resume Saturday, November 24.
November 23, 2018, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Rowan Public Library Headquarters
November 26, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ South Rowan Regional Library
Learn about NC History from the experts! This month, Richard Eller examines the effect of the polio epidemic on post-WWII Catawba County. Eller and Robert Canipe co-edited the essay collection Polio, Pitchforks and Perseverance, which was published by RedHawk Publications in 2016. Eller, a history professor at Catawba Valley Community College, also contributed an essay to the collection. The project also generated Miracle: How a North Carolina County Named Catawba Battled Polio and Won, a 55-minute documentary by CVCC faculty and the college’s service community. Copies of the book and DVD will be available for purchase. Adult. History.
November 27, 2018, 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Rowan Public Library Headquarters
November 27, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Rowan Public Library Headquarters - Stanback Auditorium
Cosplay as your favorite character, and we’ll enjoy Japanese food, crafts, games, and a screening of an anime film or episodes of a show. For more information, contact Hope at 704-216-8258 or Hope.Loman@rowancountync.gov. Teen.
November 27, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ South Rowan Regional Library - Meeting Room
This month’s selection is TBA. Refreshments will be served, and new members are welcome. Questions? Contact Paulette at Paulette.Stiles@rowancountync.gov.
Book Bites will be on hiatus in December; the next meeting will be January 29, 2019.
November 27, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Rowan Public Library Headquarters - Stanback Auditorium
Pettee, a bluegrass musician originally from Asheville who now resides in Chapel Hill, performs a mix of blues-Gospel-Celtic-Appalachian-based songs on multiple instruments. Tonight’s concert is called “Digging for the Roots of Bluegrass.” 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.
November 28, 2018, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Rowan Public Library - East Branch
November 28, 2018, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ South Rowan Regional Library
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.
November 29, 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.
November 29, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Area
Join Headquarters’ Mr. Robert for a very special storytime to ring in the holiday season. This program is designed for ages 3-5, though all are welcome. For more information, call 704-216-8234. Children.
November 29, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Rowan Public Library - East Branch - Meeting Room
November 29, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Rowan Public Library Headquarters - Stanback Auditorium
Rowan Public Library and members of the Salisbury Symphony present dance selections from Piedmont Dance Theatre’s The Nutcracker Ballet. This is a classic holiday program suitable for all ages. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 704-216-8234.
November 26, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ J. Newton Cohen, Sr. Room
This month's Planning Board Meeting is scheduled for November 26, 2018 at 7:00 PM. The meeting will take place in the J. Newton Cohen, Sr. Room located at 130 W Innes Street in Salisbury, NC 28144.
November 27, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Large Conference Room at the Department of Social Services