October 1, 2022 - October 2, 2022
6800 Bringle Ferry Road
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This interactive, 30-minute program is for children from birth to 35 months old and their adult caregivers. Children.
This interactive, 30–45-minute program is for children 3 to 5 years old and their adult caregivers. Children.
An interactive art program geared for children Pre-K to 5th grade, though all are welcome. Children.
Pulitzer Prize Finalist Diaz discusses his critically-acclaimed 2022 release Trust. Register for this event and others at bit.ly/RPLVirtualAuthorTalks. Participate live or watch later at your convenience. Adults.
This book club meets this month both in-person and via Zoom at RPL HQ in the Hurley Room. Refreshments will be served, and new members are welcome. This month’s selection is Other Birds by Sarah Allen Addison. Adults.
Teens are invited to play a tabletop roleplaying game where they will slay dragons and find treasure! All materials will be provided, no experience necessary. Teens.
Come out and join RPL South staff for Noodlehead Storytime on Wednesday for a fun filled hour of Pixie Stories and create your own teacup pixie garden. Children ages 8 and under must be accompanied by a responsible caretaker (ages 16+). Children.
All RPL Branches
In celebration of LCSUM (Library Card Sign Up Month), children can visit the Children’s Room at any RPL branch and solve a secret code to guide them on their scavenger hunt! This scavenger hunt has two parts: solve the rebus (or word picture) puzzle and then search the Room’s collections to locate special materials. Successfully complete the hunt to win a prize! Children.
Calling all readers! Visit any of RPL’s four branches from September 1 – 30, check out an item, and be entered to win the BIG BOOK SWAG BAG. Curl up and enjoy reading with cozy essentials! One cardholder aged 12 and under will win a Book Dragon mug, a plush Book Couch for hands-free book-holding, and an out-of-this-world reading astronaut tote bag! One cardholder aged 13 and up will win a swanky linen tote, a cozy blanket, a sassy mug and socks, and a Book Couch of their own. Limit one entry per person per day. Checkout of physical library material is required. Staff will provide eligible participants with a raffle ticket which must be completed with name and phone number, then submitted into the official indicated receptacle. Drawing will be held October 1. Family. Children. Teen. Adult.
September is Library Card Sign-Up Month! Join the festivities by getting your own library card today. New and existing cardholders who check out materials during the month of September and have accounts in good standing will automatically be entered to win literary-themed goodies. Family. Children. Teen. Adult.
Celebrate Library Card Sign-Up Month and see how many “shelves” RPL patrons can fill! Share your favorite titles and put them on the "Big Bookshelf”. Stop by any RPL branch during September and fill out a book spine with a favorite title and author. Throughout the month, library staff will add submissions to the ongoing bookshelf. See what other readers in the community recommend! This activity is open to all ages. Family. Children. Teen. Adult.
This bi-weekly program is designed for those with autism and/or sensory challenges and is coordinated in collaboration with Rowan County’s Therapeutic Recreation Division. The second and fourth Fridays of each month is an interactive Sensory Storytime that involves books, songs, and games and is designed for those with autism and/or sensory challenges. To learn more about how to participate in this program series, call Tammie at 704-216-7728. Adults.
This meeting has been cancelled.