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  1. Children: Books & Babies @ RPL South

    September 27, 2023, 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
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    This interactive program designed for babies (12 months and under) and their caregivers includes songs, rhymes, stories, and social time. Runtime is approximately 30 min.

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  2. Children: Toddler Time @ RPL South

    September 27, 2023, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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    This interactive program is designed for children from 12 to 35 months old and their caregivers. Runtime is approximately 30 min.

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  3. Children: Preschooler Storytime @ RPL South

    September 27, 2023, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
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    This interactive program includes storytelling and a craft or activity and is designed for children 3 to 5 years old and their caregivers. Runtime is approximately 45 min.

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  4. Children: Noodlehead Art @ RPL South

    September 27, 2023, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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    RPL South

    This interactive art program is designed for children Pre-K to 5th grade, though all are welcome. Runtime is approximately one hour.

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  5. Teens: Teen Hangout @ RPL West

    September 27, 2023, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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    Teens are invited to share their ideas for future teen programs and participate in games or activities.

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  6. Children: Books & Babies @ RPL HQ

    September 28, 2023, 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
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    RPL Headquarters

    This interactive program designed for babies (12 months and under) and their caregivers includes songs, rhymes, stories, and social time. Runtime is approximately 30 min.

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  7. Children: Toddler Time @ RPL HQ

    September 28, 2023, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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    RPL Headquarters

    This interactive program is designed for children from 12 to 35 months old and their caregivers. Runtime is approximately 30 min.

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  8. Children: Preschooler Storytime @ RPL HQ

    September 28, 2023, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
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    RPL Headquarters

    This interactive program includes storytelling and a craft or activity and is designed for children 3 to 5 years old and their caregivers. Runtime is approximately 45 min.

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  9. Children: Noodlehead Art @ RPL HQ

    September 28, 2023, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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    RPL Headquarters

    This interactive art program is designed for children Pre-K to 5th grade, though all are welcome. Runtime is approximately one hour.

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  10. Teens: Teen Hangout @ RPL East

    September 28, 2023, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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    RPL East

    Teens are invited to share their ideas for future teen programs and participate in games or activities.

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  11. Virtual Author Talk with Amor Towles

    September 28, 2023, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Hear author Amor Towles talk about his books Rules of Civility, A Gentleman in Moscow, and The Lincoln Highway. Towles is a New York Times bestselling author whose novels have been featured in both Bill Gates’ and former president Barack Obama’s yearly book recommendation lists, and a variety of his short stories have appeared in British Vogue, Paris Review, and more. View his talk live or stream the recording later. This free, virtual program is open to the public. Rowan Public Library’s Virtual Author Talk series is part of the Library Speakers Consortium. Attend the live Virtual Author Talk with Amor Towles via bit.ly/RPLVirtualAuthorTalks.

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  12. Children: Kids Count! Nominate your Favorite Character for President of the Library @ All RPL Branches

    September 29, 2023, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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    All RPL Branches

    Visit the Children’s Room at any branch for a fun activity that introduces memorable characters from Children’s literature, from Pete the Cat to Dora the Explorer! Submit your nomination for President of the Library to Library staff and receive a prize. Then, check back October 1 to learn the candidates for your branch and to vote for your President of the Library.

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  13. Children: Bilingual Storytime @ RPL HQ

    September 29, 2023, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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    RPL Headquarters

    This interactive storytime designed for preschoolers age 3 to 5 years old and teaches basic Spanish vocabulary through stories and songs. Runtime is approximately 30 min.

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  14. All Ages: LCSUM Big Book Swag Bag Giveaway @ All RPL Branches

    September 30, 2023, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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    All RPL Branches

    Do you have a Rowan Public Library card? If not, this is the month to get yours! Library Card Sign-up Month comes with two opportunities to win prizes: New cardholders (those who sign up for a physical RPL card in September) will be entered into a drawing for a literary-themed prize. Existing cardholders who check out a physical item this month are also eligible to win a raffle prize; limit of one entry per person per day. Entries for both are automatic, and there are four age categories: ages 5 and under; ages 6 to 10; ages 11 to 17; and ages 18+. Visit any of RPL’s four branches this month and get your reading on! Drawing will be held October 2, and winners will be notified by email or phone.

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  15. All Ages: LCSUM BINGO @ All RPL Branches

    September 30, 2023, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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    This month, play library BINGO! Stop by your nearest RPL branch to pick up a BINGO card. Cards are designed for four age groups: 0-5, 6-10, 11- 17, and 18+ Get BINGO (horizontal, vertical, diagonal, or four corners) and win a prize! Keep playing for blackout BINGO and then be entered into a drawing for a literary-themed goody bag. Cards available September 1 through 30. Completed BINGO cards due by end of day Saturday, September 30. Limit of two BINGO winning submissions per library card. Drawing will be held October 2, and winners will be notified by email or phone.

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  16. All Ages: September is Library Card Sign-Up Month! @ All RPL Branches

    September 30, 2023, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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    All RPL Branches

    Celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month with Rowan Public Library! New cardholders receive a free physical card that gives them access to RPL’s circulating collection, computer labs, and online resources and materials. Since May 25, 2023, RPL has been fine free, so it’s easier than ever to maintain access to library materials and services.

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  17. Adults: Microsoft 101 @ RPL South

    September 30, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    RPL South

    Need help with Microsoft Word or Excel? Want to better understand PowerPoint? Be savvier about Outlook? Adults are invited to attend an introductory session that teaches the basics of Microsoft software. Afterwards, one-on-one help sessions will be available to participants and drop-ins. Sessions may address introductory to advanced questions. To register, contact Rebecca at rebecca.hines@rowancountync.gov or 704-216-8242. Participants may reserve an RPL desktop computer or laptop when they register or bring their own device.

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  18. Adults: Unwind Your Mind @ RPL HQ

    September 30, 2023, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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    Visit RPL Headquarters in Salisbury for an afternoon of self-care to celebrate National Self-Care Awareness Month! Enjoy a variety of arts and crafts, a dance party, a self-care station, and more activities. There is something for everyone, no matter your preferred self-care interest! BYO blanket for a read on the green outside the library. Snacks and refreshments will be served. This program is designed for ages 18+.

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