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  1. Family: RPL East Summer Reading Kick Off @ East

    May 21, 2022, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    @
    RPL East

    Visit RPL East for a sea-themed storytime, craft, and snack to get Summer Reading 2022 started! Register for the Summer Reading program, collect your reading logs, and set sail for a literacy adventure. Readers of all ages who register for Summer Reading at RPL East on May 21 will receive a Summer Reading goody bag. Children ages 8 and under must be accompanied by a responsible caretaker (ages 16+). Children. Teens Adults. Family.

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  2. Family: RPL West Summer Reading Kick Off Carnival @ West

    May 21, 2022, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    @
    RPL West

    Visit RPL West for a Summer Reading kick off carnival with sea-themed lawn games, popcorn, and more. All readers who register on May 21 will receive a free book. Children ages 8 and under must be accompanied by a responsible caretaker (ages 16+). Children. Teens Adults. Family.

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  3. Family: 2022 Cheerwine Festival: Summer Reading Kick Off @ HQ

    May 21, 2022, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    @
    RPL Headquarters

    Visit the front lawn at RPL Headquarters during the Cheerwine Festival, located in Downtown Salisbury. Learn about RPL’s Summer Reading programs for children, teens, and adults and READsquared (an online reading program tool). Children. Teens Adults. Family.

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  4. Rowan Public Library Holiday Closing

    May 28, 2022, 9:00 AM - May 30, 2022, 9:00 PM
    @

    RPL Headquarters

    Headquarters (Salisbury), East Branch (Rockwell), South Rowan Regional (China Grove), and West Branch (Cleveland) will be closed Saturday, May 28 through Monday, May 30. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, May 31, 2022. Children. Adult. Teen. Family.

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  5. Children: Virtual: Checkers Library TV: Deep Sea Readers

    May 31, 2022, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Checkers Library TV, a special video series designed for children, educates viewers about a variety of topics in a fun, engaging, and educational way. During the months of June and July, a new Checkers Library TV episode will be available for children to enjoy via RPL’s YouTube and Facebook pages each week. Check out the RPL YouTube page (Rowan Public Library) or Facebook page (@rowanpubliclibrary) to view the latest episodes. Children.

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  6. Family: Visit All Four Branches & Be Entered to Win a Pizza Party! @ All Branches

    June 1, 2022, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Patrons are invited to visit all four RPL locations — RPL Headquarters, East, South, and West — to receive a special stamp from each location. Once all four stamps are collected, patrons’ raffle entries will be entered into a drawing for a pizza party. Completed raffle tickets must be submitted to any RPL location by Saturday, July 30 to be entered. The raffle winner will be announced during the Children and Adult Summer Reading Finale on Wednesday, August 3. Raffle entries can be obtained from any RPL location, though all four stamps must be collected to be entered into the raffle. Children. Teens Adults. Family.

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  7. Family: Teen: Adult: Take Away Kit Bundles @ All Branches

    June 1, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Register for fun take away kit activities everyone in the household can enjoy! Adult kits include the “Show and Shell” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to create an ocean-themed magnet or picture frame. Teen kits include the “Make a Plarn Planter” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to learn how to design your own reusable planter (and other fun projects) from plastic shopping bags. A video tutorial on creating a plarn planter will be posted to RPL’s YouTube page. Family kits include the “Treasure Map Kit” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to create your own treasure maps. This activity is suitable for individuals of any age or families. Individuals or families may register for the kits they need using bit.ly/SummerKits22. All take away kits are available while supplies last. Children. Teens Adults. Family.

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  8. Children: Spyglass Scavenger Hunt @ All Branches

    June 1, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Children are invited to spot some awesome ocean life than through a spyglass! Visit RPL Headquarters, East, South, and West to create a spyglass and then hunt for the hidden sea creatures during June and July. Children.

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  9. Adult: Tales of Possiblity: Short Story Contest @ All Branches

    June 1, 2022, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Tell us a tale as big as a whale! Submit a short story that shows magic of possibility. Eligible entries must be original works of prose, not poetry, and must not exceed 5,000 words. Limit one submission per author, in PDF format to info@rowancountync.gov. This contest is limited to writers ages 18+. Include a cover page with the author’s name and contact information. Do not include the author’s name on the actual story as the judging will be completed blindly by library staff. Winner will be notified August 2 via their provided contact information. The winning entry will receive an award certificate and a gift basket and announced on the Children’s and Adult Summer Reading Finale Video, set to release on August 3. Adults.

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  10. Family: China Grove Block Party

    June 4, 2022, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    @

    Downtown China Grove

    Visit this Community Block Party, located in Downtown China Grove, and stop by Rowan Public Library’s booth. Learn about RPL’s Summer Reading programs for children, teens, and adults and READsquared (an online reading program tool). Children. Teens Adults. Family.

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  11. Children: Books, Babies, & Toddlers @ West

    June 6, 2022, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    RPL West

    Books, Babies, & Toddlers (Infants to 36 months) This storytime runs first four weeks of Summer Reading at each location (June 6 — 30). A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30-minute program is designed for children from birth to 24 months old and their caretakers with lap bouncing nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories. Children.

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  12. Children: Down to Earth Aerials @ HQ

    June 6, 2022, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    @
    RPL Headquarters

    Each branch will host two performances at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on their respective day. See an aerialist from Down to Earth Aerials perform. The show also includes a presentation of the history of aerial silks in the circus, the benefits of acrobatic movement to mind and body, the benefits of building brain muscle by reading, and the physics involved in acrobatic movement. This is a School Age Summer Reading program designed for rising 1st through 5th graders, though all ages are welcome. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. Children.

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  13. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ West

    June 6, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL West

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  14. Children: Virtual: Checkers Library TV: Deep Sea Readers

    June 7, 2022, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Checkers Library TV, a special video series designed for children, educates viewers about a variety of topics in a fun, engaging, and educational way. During the months of June and July, a new Checkers Library TV episode will be available for children to enjoy via RPL’s YouTube and Facebook pages each week. Check out the RPL YouTube page (Rowan Public Library) or Facebook page (@rowanpubliclibrary) to view the latest episodes. Children.

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  15. Children: Books, Babies, & Toddlers @ HQ

    June 7, 2022, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    RPL Headquarters

    Books, Babies, & Toddlers (Infants to 36 months) This storytime runs first four weeks of Summer Reading at each location (June 6 — 30). A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30-minute program is designed for children from birth to 24 months old and their caretakers with lap bouncing nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories. Children.

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  16. Children: Down to Earth Aerials @ South

    June 7, 2022, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    @
    RPL South

    Each branch will host two performances at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on their respective day. See an aerialist from Down to Earth Aerials perform. The show also includes a presentation of the history of aerial silks in the circus, the benefits of acrobatic movement to mind and body, the benefits of building brain muscle by reading, and the physics involved in acrobatic movement. This is a School Age Summer Reading program designed for rising 1st through 5th graders, though all ages are welcome. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. Children.

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  17. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ HQ

    June 7, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL Headquarters

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  18. Family: Visit All Four Branches & Be Entered to Win a Pizza Party! @ All Branches

    June 8, 2022, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Patrons are invited to visit all four RPL locations — RPL Headquarters, East, South, and West — to receive a special stamp from each location. Once all four stamps are collected, patrons’ raffle entries will be entered into a drawing for a pizza party. Completed raffle tickets must be submitted to any RPL location by Saturday, July 30 to be entered. The raffle winner will be announced during the Children and Adult Summer Reading Finale on Wednesday, August 3. Raffle entries can be obtained from any RPL location, though all four stamps must be collected to be entered into the raffle. Children. Teens Adults. Family.

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  19. Children: Books, Babies, & Toddlers @ South

    June 8, 2022, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    RPL South

    Books, Babies, & Toddlers (Infants to 36 months) This storytime runs first four weeks of Summer Reading at each location (June 6 — 30). A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30-minute program is designed for children from birth to 24 months old and their caretakers with lap bouncing nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories. Children.

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  20. Family: Teen: Adult: Take Away Kit Bundles @ All Branches

    June 8, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Register for fun take away kit activities everyone in the household can enjoy! Adult kits include the “Show and Shell” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to create an ocean-themed magnet or picture frame. Teen kits include the “Make a Plarn Planter” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to learn how to design your own reusable planter (and other fun projects) from plastic shopping bags. A video tutorial on creating a plarn planter will be posted to RPL’s YouTube page. Family kits include the “Treasure Map Kit” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to create your own treasure maps. This activity is suitable for individuals of any age or families. Individuals or families may register for the kits they need using bit.ly/SummerKits22. All take away kits are available while supplies last. Children. Teens Adults. Family.

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  21. Children: Down to Earth Aerials @ East

    June 8, 2022, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    @
    RPL East

    Each branch will host two performances at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on their respective day. See an aerialist from Down to Earth Aerials perform. The show also includes a presentation of the history of aerial silks in the circus, the benefits of acrobatic movement to mind and body, the benefits of building brain muscle by reading, and the physics involved in acrobatic movement. This is a School Age Summer Reading program designed for rising 1st through 5th graders, though all ages are welcome. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. Children.

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  22. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ South

    June 8, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL South

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  23. Children: Spyglass Scavenger Hunt @ All Branches

    June 8, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Children are invited to spot some awesome ocean life than through a spyglass! Visit RPL Headquarters, East, South, and West to create a spyglass and then hunt for the hidden sea creatures during June and July. Children.

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  24. Adult: Tales of Possiblity: Short Story Contest @ All Branches

    June 8, 2022, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Tell us a tale as big as a whale! Submit a short story that shows magic of possibility. Eligible entries must be original works of prose, not poetry, and must not exceed 5,000 words. Limit one submission per author, in PDF format to info@rowancountync.gov. This contest is limited to writers ages 18+. Include a cover page with the author’s name and contact information. Do not include the author’s name on the actual story as the judging will be completed blindly by library staff. Winner will be notified August 2 via their provided contact information. The winning entry will receive an award certificate and a gift basket and announced on the Children’s and Adult Summer Reading Finale Video, set to release on August 3. Adults.

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  25. Children: Books, Babies, & Toddlers @ East

    June 9, 2022, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    RPL East

    Books, Babies, & Toddlers (Infants to 36 months) This storytime runs first four weeks of Summer Reading at each location (June 6 — 30). A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30-minute program is designed for children from birth to 24 months old and their caretakers with lap bouncing nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories. Children.

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  26. Children: Down to Earth Aerials @ West

    June 9, 2022, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    @
    RPL West

    Each branch will host two performances at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on their respective day. See an aerialist from Down to Earth Aerials perform. The show also includes a presentation of the history of aerial silks in the circus, the benefits of acrobatic movement to mind and body, the benefits of building brain muscle by reading, and the physics involved in acrobatic movement. This is a School Age Summer Reading program designed for rising 1st through 5th graders, though all ages are welcome. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. Children.

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  27. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ East

    June 9, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL East

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  28. Children: Books, Babies, & Toddlers @ West

    June 13, 2022, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    RPL West

    Books, Babies, & Toddlers (Infants to 36 months) This storytime runs first four weeks of Summer Reading at each location (June 6 — 30). A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30-minute program is designed for children from birth to 24 months old and their caretakers with lap bouncing nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories. Children.

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  29. Children: An Ocean of Fun: Tales & Songs featuring (Stone) Fish Soup @ HQ

    June 13, 2022, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    @
    RPL Headquarters

    Each branch will host two performances at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on their respective day. Enjoy local performers Robert Jones, Mary Ann McCubbins, and Chelsea Childers as they bring fairy tales to life with stories and songs in an amusing and family-friendly performance. This is a School Age Summer Reading program designed for rising 1st through 5th graders, though all ages are welcome. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. Children.

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  30. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ West

    June 13, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL West

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  31. Children: Virtual: Checkers Library TV: Deep Sea Readers

    June 14, 2022, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Checkers Library TV, a special video series designed for children, educates viewers about a variety of topics in a fun, engaging, and educational way. During the months of June and July, a new Checkers Library TV episode will be available for children to enjoy via RPL’s YouTube and Facebook pages each week. Check out the RPL YouTube page (Rowan Public Library) or Facebook page (@rowanpubliclibrary) to view the latest episodes. Children.

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  32. Children: An Ocean of Fun: Tales & Songs featuring (Stone) Fish Soup @ South

    June 14, 2022, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    @
    RPL South

    Each branch will host two performances at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on their respective day. Enjoy local performers Robert Jones, Mary Ann McCubbins, and Chelsea Childers as they bring fairy tales to life with stories and songs in an amusing and family-friendly performance. This is a School Age Summer Reading program designed for rising 1st through 5th graders, though all ages are welcome. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. Children.

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  33. Children: Books, Babies, & Toddlers @ HQ

    June 14, 2022, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    RPL Headquarters

    Books, Babies, & Toddlers (Infants to 36 months) This storytime runs first four weeks of Summer Reading at each location (June 6 — 30). A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30-minute program is designed for children from birth to 24 months old and their caretakers with lap bouncing nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories. Children.

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  34. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ HQ

    June 14, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL Headquarters

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  35. Family: Visit All Four Branches & Be Entered to Win a Pizza Party! @ All Branches

    June 15, 2022, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Patrons are invited to visit all four RPL locations — RPL Headquarters, East, South, and West — to receive a special stamp from each location. Once all four stamps are collected, patrons’ raffle entries will be entered into a drawing for a pizza party. Completed raffle tickets must be submitted to any RPL location by Saturday, July 30 to be entered. The raffle winner will be announced during the Children and Adult Summer Reading Finale on Wednesday, August 3. Raffle entries can be obtained from any RPL location, though all four stamps must be collected to be entered into the raffle. Children. Teens Adults. Family.

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  36. Children: Books, Babies, & Toddlers @ South

    June 15, 2022, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    RPL South

    Books, Babies, & Toddlers (Infants to 36 months) This storytime runs first four weeks of Summer Reading at each location (June 6 — 30). A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30-minute program is designed for children from birth to 24 months old and their caretakers with lap bouncing nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories. Children.

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  37. Family: Teen: Adult: Take Away Kit Bundles @ All Branches

    June 15, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Register for fun take away kit activities everyone in the household can enjoy! Adult kits include the “Show and Shell” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to create an ocean-themed magnet or picture frame. Teen kits include the “Make a Plarn Planter” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to learn how to design your own reusable planter (and other fun projects) from plastic shopping bags. A video tutorial on creating a plarn planter will be posted to RPL’s YouTube page. Family kits include the “Treasure Map Kit” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to create your own treasure maps. This activity is suitable for individuals of any age or families. Individuals or families may register for the kits they need using bit.ly/SummerKits22. All take away kits are available while supplies last. Children. Teens Adults. Family.

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  38. Children: An Ocean of Fun: Tales & Songs featuring (Stone) Fish Soup @ East

    June 15, 2022, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    @
    RPL East

    Each branch will host two performances at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on their respective day. Enjoy local performers Robert Jones, Mary Ann McCubbins, and Chelsea Childers as they bring fairy tales to life with stories and songs in an amusing and family-friendly performance. This is a School Age Summer Reading program designed for rising 1st through 5th graders, though all ages are welcome. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. Children.

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  39. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ South

    June 15, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL South

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  40. Children: Spyglass Scavenger Hunt @ All Branches

    June 15, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Children are invited to spot some awesome ocean life than through a spyglass! Visit RPL Headquarters, East, South, and West to create a spyglass and then hunt for the hidden sea creatures during June and July. Children.

    More Details
  41. Adult: Tales of Possiblity: Short Story Contest @ All Branches

    June 15, 2022, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Tell us a tale as big as a whale! Submit a short story that shows magic of possibility. Eligible entries must be original works of prose, not poetry, and must not exceed 5,000 words. Limit one submission per author, in PDF format to info@rowancountync.gov. This contest is limited to writers ages 18+. Include a cover page with the author’s name and contact information. Do not include the author’s name on the actual story as the judging will be completed blindly by library staff. Winner will be notified August 2 via their provided contact information. The winning entry will receive an award certificate and a gift basket and announced on the Children’s and Adult Summer Reading Finale Video, set to release on August 3. Adults.

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  42. Children: Books, Babies, & Toddlers @ East

    June 16, 2022, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    RPL East

    Books, Babies, & Toddlers (Infants to 36 months) This storytime runs first four weeks of Summer Reading at each location (June 6 — 30). A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30-minute program is designed for children from birth to 24 months old and their caretakers with lap bouncing nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories. Children.

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  43. Children: An Ocean of Fun: Tales & Songs featuring (Stone) Fish Soup @ West

    June 16, 2022, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    @
    RPL West

    Each branch will host two performances at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on their respective day. Enjoy local performers Robert Jones, Mary Ann McCubbins, and Chelsea Childers as they bring fairy tales to life with stories and songs in an amusing and family-friendly performance. This is a School Age Summer Reading program designed for rising 1st through 5th graders, though all ages are welcome. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. Children.

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  44. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ East

    June 16, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL East

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  45. Children: Books, Babies, & Toddlers @ West

    June 20, 2022, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    RPL West

    Books, Babies, & Toddlers (Infants to 36 months) This storytime runs first four weeks of Summer Reading at each location (June 6 — 30). A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30-minute program is designed for children from birth to 24 months old and their caretakers with lap bouncing nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories. Children.

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  46. Children: Carolina Raptors @ HQ

    June 20, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    @
    RPL Headquarters

    See representatives from the Carolina Raptor Center and learn more about birds, natural history, conservation efforts, ecology, and more. This interactive educational program includes three live raptors. This program will be held indoors at each RPL location. This is a School Age Summer Reading program designed for rising 1st through 5th graders, though all ages are welcome. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. Children.

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  47. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ West

    June 20, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL West

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  48. Children: Virtual: Checkers Library TV: Deep Sea Readers

    June 21, 2022, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Checkers Library TV, a special video series designed for children, educates viewers about a variety of topics in a fun, engaging, and educational way. During the months of June and July, a new Checkers Library TV episode will be available for children to enjoy via RPL’s YouTube and Facebook pages each week. Check out the RPL YouTube page (Rowan Public Library) or Facebook page (@rowanpubliclibrary) to view the latest episodes. Children.

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  49. Children: Books, Babies, & Toddlers @ HQ

    June 21, 2022, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    RPL Headquarters

    Books, Babies, & Toddlers (Infants to 36 months) This storytime runs first four weeks of Summer Reading at each location (June 6 — 30). A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30-minute program is designed for children from birth to 24 months old and their caretakers with lap bouncing nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories. Children.

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  50. Children: Carolina Raptors @ South

    June 21, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    @
    RPL South

    See representatives from the Carolina Raptor Center and learn more about birds, natural history, conservation efforts, ecology, and more. This interactive educational program includes three live raptors. This program will be held indoors at each RPL location. This is a School Age Summer Reading program designed for rising 1st through 5th graders, though all ages are welcome. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. Children.

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  51. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ HQ

    June 21, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL Headquarters

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  52. Family: Visit All Four Branches & Be Entered to Win a Pizza Party! @ All Branches

    June 22, 2022, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Patrons are invited to visit all four RPL locations — RPL Headquarters, East, South, and West — to receive a special stamp from each location. Once all four stamps are collected, patrons’ raffle entries will be entered into a drawing for a pizza party. Completed raffle tickets must be submitted to any RPL location by Saturday, July 30 to be entered. The raffle winner will be announced during the Children and Adult Summer Reading Finale on Wednesday, August 3. Raffle entries can be obtained from any RPL location, though all four stamps must be collected to be entered into the raffle. Children. Teens Adults. Family.

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  53. Children: Books, Babies, & Toddlers @ South

    June 22, 2022, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    RPL South

    Books, Babies, & Toddlers (Infants to 36 months) This storytime runs first four weeks of Summer Reading at each location (June 6 — 30). A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30-minute program is designed for children from birth to 24 months old and their caretakers with lap bouncing nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories. Children.

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  54. Family: Teen: Adult: Take Away Kit Bundles @ All Branches

    June 22, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Register for fun take away kit activities everyone in the household can enjoy! Adult kits include the “Show and Shell” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to create an ocean-themed magnet or picture frame. Teen kits include the “Make a Plarn Planter” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to learn how to design your own reusable planter (and other fun projects) from plastic shopping bags. A video tutorial on creating a plarn planter will be posted to RPL’s YouTube page. Family kits include the “Treasure Map Kit” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to create your own treasure maps. This activity is suitable for individuals of any age or families. Individuals or families may register for the kits they need using bit.ly/SummerKits22. All take away kits are available while supplies last. Children. Teens Adults. Family.

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  55. Children: Carolina Raptors @ East

    June 22, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    @
    RPL East

    See representatives from the Carolina Raptor Center and learn more about birds, natural history, conservation efforts, ecology, and more. This interactive educational program includes three live raptors. This program will be held indoors at each RPL location. This is a School Age Summer Reading program designed for rising 1st through 5th graders, though all ages are welcome. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. Children.

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  56. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ South

    June 22, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL South

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  57. Children: Spyglass Scavenger Hunt @ All Branches

    June 22, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Children are invited to spot some awesome ocean life than through a spyglass! Visit RPL Headquarters, East, South, and West to create a spyglass and then hunt for the hidden sea creatures during June and July. Children.

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  58. Adult: Tales of Possiblity: Short Story Contest @ All Branches

    June 22, 2022, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Tell us a tale as big as a whale! Submit a short story that shows magic of possibility. Eligible entries must be original works of prose, not poetry, and must not exceed 5,000 words. Limit one submission per author, in PDF format to info@rowancountync.gov. This contest is limited to writers ages 18+. Include a cover page with the author’s name and contact information. Do not include the author’s name on the actual story as the judging will be completed blindly by library staff. Winner will be notified August 2 via their provided contact information. The winning entry will receive an award certificate and a gift basket and announced on the Children’s and Adult Summer Reading Finale Video, set to release on August 3. Adults.

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  59. Children: Books, Babies, & Toddlers @ East

    June 23, 2022, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    RPL East

    Books, Babies, & Toddlers (Infants to 36 months) This storytime runs first four weeks of Summer Reading at each location (June 6 — 30). A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30-minute program is designed for children from birth to 24 months old and their caretakers with lap bouncing nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories. Children.

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  60. Children: Carolina Raptors @ West

    June 23, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    @
    RPL West

    See representatives from the Carolina Raptor Center and learn more about birds, natural history, conservation efforts, ecology, and more. This interactive educational program includes three live raptors. This program will be held indoors at each RPL location. This is a School Age Summer Reading program designed for rising 1st through 5th graders, though all ages are welcome. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. Children.

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  61. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ East

    June 23, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL East

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  62. Children: Books, Babies, & Toddlers @ West

    June 27, 2022, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    RPL West

    Books, Babies, & Toddlers (Infants to 36 months) This storytime runs first four weeks of Summer Reading at each location (June 6 — 30). A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30-minute program is designed for children from birth to 24 months old and their caretakers with lap bouncing nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories. Children.

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  63. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ West

    June 27, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL West

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  64. Children: Virtual: Checkers Library TV: Deep Sea Readers

    June 28, 2022, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Checkers Library TV, a special video series designed for children, educates viewers about a variety of topics in a fun, engaging, and educational way. During the months of June and July, a new Checkers Library TV episode will be available for children to enjoy via RPL’s YouTube and Facebook pages each week. Check out the RPL YouTube page (Rowan Public Library) or Facebook page (@rowanpubliclibrary) to view the latest episodes. Children.

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  65. Children: Books, Babies, & Toddlers @ HQ

    June 28, 2022, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    RPL Headquarters

    Books, Babies, & Toddlers (Infants to 36 months) This storytime runs first four weeks of Summer Reading at each location (June 6 — 30). A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30-minute program is designed for children from birth to 24 months old and their caretakers with lap bouncing nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories. Children.

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  66. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ HQ

    June 28, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL Headquarters

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  67. Family: Visit All Four Branches & Be Entered to Win a Pizza Party! @ All Branches

    June 29, 2022, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Patrons are invited to visit all four RPL locations — RPL Headquarters, East, South, and West — to receive a special stamp from each location. Once all four stamps are collected, patrons’ raffle entries will be entered into a drawing for a pizza party. Completed raffle tickets must be submitted to any RPL location by Saturday, July 30 to be entered. The raffle winner will be announced during the Children and Adult Summer Reading Finale on Wednesday, August 3. Raffle entries can be obtained from any RPL location, though all four stamps must be collected to be entered into the raffle. Children. Teens Adults. Family.

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  68. Children: Books, Babies, & Toddlers @ South

    June 29, 2022, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    RPL South

    Books, Babies, & Toddlers (Infants to 36 months) This storytime runs first four weeks of Summer Reading at each location (June 6 — 30). A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30-minute program is designed for children from birth to 24 months old and their caretakers with lap bouncing nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories. Children.

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  69. Family: Teen: Adult: Take Away Kit Bundles @ All Branches

    June 29, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Register for fun take away kit activities everyone in the household can enjoy! Adult kits include the “Show and Shell” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to create an ocean-themed magnet or picture frame. Teen kits include the “Make a Plarn Planter” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to learn how to design your own reusable planter (and other fun projects) from plastic shopping bags. A video tutorial on creating a plarn planter will be posted to RPL’s YouTube page. Family kits include the “Treasure Map Kit” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to create your own treasure maps. This activity is suitable for individuals of any age or families. Individuals or families may register for the kits they need using bit.ly/SummerKits22. All take away kits are available while supplies last. Children. Teens Adults. Family.

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  70. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ South

    June 29, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL South

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  71. Children: Spyglass Scavenger Hunt @ All Branches

    June 29, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Children are invited to spot some awesome ocean life than through a spyglass! Visit RPL Headquarters, East, South, and West to create a spyglass and then hunt for the hidden sea creatures during June and July. Children.

    More Details
  72. Adult: Tales of Possiblity: Short Story Contest @ All Branches

    June 29, 2022, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Tell us a tale as big as a whale! Submit a short story that shows magic of possibility. Eligible entries must be original works of prose, not poetry, and must not exceed 5,000 words. Limit one submission per author, in PDF format to info@rowancountync.gov. This contest is limited to writers ages 18+. Include a cover page with the author’s name and contact information. Do not include the author’s name on the actual story as the judging will be completed blindly by library staff. Winner will be notified August 2 via their provided contact information. The winning entry will receive an award certificate and a gift basket and announced on the Children’s and Adult Summer Reading Finale Video, set to release on August 3. Adults.

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  73. Children: Books, Babies, & Toddlers @ East

    June 30, 2022, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    RPL East

    Books, Babies, & Toddlers (Infants to 36 months) This storytime runs first four weeks of Summer Reading at each location (June 6 — 30). A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30-minute program is designed for children from birth to 24 months old and their caretakers with lap bouncing nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and stories. Children.

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  74. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ East

    June 30, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL East

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  75. Rowan Public Library Holiday Closing

    July 4, 2022, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    @
    RPL Headquarters

    Headquarters (Salisbury), East Branch (Rockwell), South Rowan Regional (China Grove), and West Branch (Cleveland) will be closed Monday, July 4. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, July 5, 2022. Children. Adult. Teen. Family.

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  76. Children: Virtual: Checkers Library TV: Deep Sea Readers

    July 5, 2022, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Checkers Library TV, a special video series designed for children, educates viewers about a variety of topics in a fun, engaging, and educational way. During the months of June and July, a new Checkers Library TV episode will be available for children to enjoy via RPL’s YouTube and Facebook pages each week. Check out the RPL YouTube page (Rowan Public Library) or Facebook page (@rowanpubliclibrary) to view the latest episodes. Children.

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  77. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ HQ

    July 5, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL Headquarters

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  78. Family: Visit All Four Branches & Be Entered to Win a Pizza Party! @ All Branches

    July 6, 2022, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Patrons are invited to visit all four RPL locations — RPL Headquarters, East, South, and West — to receive a special stamp from each location. Once all four stamps are collected, patrons’ raffle entries will be entered into a drawing for a pizza party. Completed raffle tickets must be submitted to any RPL location by Saturday, July 30 to be entered. The raffle winner will be announced during the Children and Adult Summer Reading Finale on Wednesday, August 3. Raffle entries can be obtained from any RPL location, though all four stamps must be collected to be entered into the raffle. Children. Teens Adults. Family.

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  79. Family: Teen: Adult: Take Away Kit Bundles @ All Branches

    July 6, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Register for fun take away kit activities everyone in the household can enjoy! Adult kits include the “Show and Shell” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to create an ocean-themed magnet or picture frame. Teen kits include the “Make a Plarn Planter” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to learn how to design your own reusable planter (and other fun projects) from plastic shopping bags. A video tutorial on creating a plarn planter will be posted to RPL’s YouTube page. Family kits include the “Treasure Map Kit” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to create your own treasure maps. This activity is suitable for individuals of any age or families. Individuals or families may register for the kits they need using bit.ly/SummerKits22. All take away kits are available while supplies last. Children. Teens Adults. Family.

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  80. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ South

    July 6, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL South

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  81. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ West

    July 6, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL West

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  82. Children: Spyglass Scavenger Hunt @ All Branches

    July 6, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Children are invited to spot some awesome ocean life than through a spyglass! Visit RPL Headquarters, East, South, and West to create a spyglass and then hunt for the hidden sea creatures during June and July. Children.

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  83. Adult: Tales of Possiblity: Short Story Contest @ All Branches

    July 6, 2022, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Tell us a tale as big as a whale! Submit a short story that shows magic of possibility. Eligible entries must be original works of prose, not poetry, and must not exceed 5,000 words. Limit one submission per author, in PDF format to info@rowancountync.gov. This contest is limited to writers ages 18+. Include a cover page with the author’s name and contact information. Do not include the author’s name on the actual story as the judging will be completed blindly by library staff. Winner will be notified August 2 via their provided contact information. The winning entry will receive an award certificate and a gift basket and announced on the Children’s and Adult Summer Reading Finale Video, set to release on August 3. Adults.

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  84. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ East

    July 7, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL East

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  85. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ West

    July 11, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL West

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  86. Children: Virtual: Checkers Library TV: Deep Sea Readers

    July 12, 2022, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Checkers Library TV, a special video series designed for children, educates viewers about a variety of topics in a fun, engaging, and educational way. During the months of June and July, a new Checkers Library TV episode will be available for children to enjoy via RPL’s YouTube and Facebook pages each week. Check out the RPL YouTube page (Rowan Public Library) or Facebook page (@rowanpubliclibrary) to view the latest episodes. Children.

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  87. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ HQ

    July 12, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL Headquarters

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  88. Family: Visit All Four Branches & Be Entered to Win a Pizza Party! @ All Branches

    July 13, 2022, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Patrons are invited to visit all four RPL locations — RPL Headquarters, East, South, and West — to receive a special stamp from each location. Once all four stamps are collected, patrons’ raffle entries will be entered into a drawing for a pizza party. Completed raffle tickets must be submitted to any RPL location by Saturday, July 30 to be entered. The raffle winner will be announced during the Children and Adult Summer Reading Finale on Wednesday, August 3. Raffle entries can be obtained from any RPL location, though all four stamps must be collected to be entered into the raffle. Children. Teens Adults. Family.

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  89. Family: Teen: Adult: Take Away Kit Bundles @ All Branches

    July 13, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Register for fun take away kit activities everyone in the household can enjoy! Adult kits include the “Show and Shell” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to create an ocean-themed magnet or picture frame. Teen kits include the “Make a Plarn Planter” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to learn how to design your own reusable planter (and other fun projects) from plastic shopping bags. A video tutorial on creating a plarn planter will be posted to RPL’s YouTube page. Family kits include the “Treasure Map Kit” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to create your own treasure maps. This activity is suitable for individuals of any age or families. Individuals or families may register for the kits they need using bit.ly/SummerKits22. All take away kits are available while supplies last. Children. Teens Adults. Family.

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  90. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ South

    July 13, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL South

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  91. Children: Spyglass Scavenger Hunt @ All Branches

    July 13, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Children are invited to spot some awesome ocean life than through a spyglass! Visit RPL Headquarters, East, South, and West to create a spyglass and then hunt for the hidden sea creatures during June and July. Children.

    More Details
  92. Adult: Tales of Possiblity: Short Story Contest @ All Branches

    July 13, 2022, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Tell us a tale as big as a whale! Submit a short story that shows magic of possibility. Eligible entries must be original works of prose, not poetry, and must not exceed 5,000 words. Limit one submission per author, in PDF format to info@rowancountync.gov. This contest is limited to writers ages 18+. Include a cover page with the author’s name and contact information. Do not include the author’s name on the actual story as the judging will be completed blindly by library staff. Winner will be notified August 2 via their provided contact information. The winning entry will receive an award certificate and a gift basket and announced on the Children’s and Adult Summer Reading Finale Video, set to release on August 3. Adults.

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  93. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ East

    July 14, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL East

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  94. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ West

    July 18, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL West

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  95. Children: Virtual: Checkers Library TV: Deep Sea Readers

    July 19, 2022, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Checkers Library TV, a special video series designed for children, educates viewers about a variety of topics in a fun, engaging, and educational way. During the months of June and July, a new Checkers Library TV episode will be available for children to enjoy via RPL’s YouTube and Facebook pages each week. Check out the RPL YouTube page (Rowan Public Library) or Facebook page (@rowanpubliclibrary) to view the latest episodes. Children.

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  96. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ HQ

    July 19, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL Headquarters

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  97. Family: Visit All Four Branches & Be Entered to Win a Pizza Party! @ All Branches

    July 20, 2022, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Patrons are invited to visit all four RPL locations — RPL Headquarters, East, South, and West — to receive a special stamp from each location. Once all four stamps are collected, patrons’ raffle entries will be entered into a drawing for a pizza party. Completed raffle tickets must be submitted to any RPL location by Saturday, July 30 to be entered. The raffle winner will be announced during the Children and Adult Summer Reading Finale on Wednesday, August 3. Raffle entries can be obtained from any RPL location, though all four stamps must be collected to be entered into the raffle. Children. Teens Adults. Family.

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  98. Family: Teen: Adult: Take Away Kit Bundles @ All Branches

    July 20, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Register for fun take away kit activities everyone in the household can enjoy! Adult kits include the “Show and Shell” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to create an ocean-themed magnet or picture frame. Teen kits include the “Make a Plarn Planter” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to learn how to design your own reusable planter (and other fun projects) from plastic shopping bags. A video tutorial on creating a plarn planter will be posted to RPL’s YouTube page. Family kits include the “Treasure Map Kit” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to create your own treasure maps. This activity is suitable for individuals of any age or families. Individuals or families may register for the kits they need using bit.ly/SummerKits22. All take away kits are available while supplies last. Children. Teens Adults. Family.

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  99. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ South

    July 20, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL South

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  100. Children: Spyglass Scavenger Hunt @ All Branches

    July 20, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Children are invited to spot some awesome ocean life than through a spyglass! Visit RPL Headquarters, East, South, and West to create a spyglass and then hunt for the hidden sea creatures during June and July. Children.

    More Details
  101. Adult: Tales of Possiblity: Short Story Contest @ All Branches

    July 20, 2022, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Tell us a tale as big as a whale! Submit a short story that shows magic of possibility. Eligible entries must be original works of prose, not poetry, and must not exceed 5,000 words. Limit one submission per author, in PDF format to info@rowancountync.gov. This contest is limited to writers ages 18+. Include a cover page with the author’s name and contact information. Do not include the author’s name on the actual story as the judging will be completed blindly by library staff. Winner will be notified August 2 via their provided contact information. The winning entry will receive an award certificate and a gift basket and announced on the Children’s and Adult Summer Reading Finale Video, set to release on August 3. Adults.

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  102. Children: Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) @ East

    July 21, 2022, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    @
    RPL East

    Summer Storytimes (Preschool to 1st Grade) This storytime program runs June 6 — July 22, 2022. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This interactive, 30 – 45-minute program is designed for children 3 to 6 years old and their caretakers. Children.

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  103. Children: Virtual: Checkers Library TV: Deep Sea Readers

    July 26, 2022, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Checkers Library TV, a special video series designed for children, educates viewers about a variety of topics in a fun, engaging, and educational way. During the months of June and July, a new Checkers Library TV episode will be available for children to enjoy via RPL’s YouTube and Facebook pages each week. Check out the RPL YouTube page (Rowan Public Library) or Facebook page (@rowanpubliclibrary) to view the latest episodes. Children.

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  104. Family: Visit All Four Branches & Be Entered to Win a Pizza Party! @ All Branches

    July 27, 2022, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Patrons are invited to visit all four RPL locations — RPL Headquarters, East, South, and West — to receive a special stamp from each location. Once all four stamps are collected, patrons’ raffle entries will be entered into a drawing for a pizza party. Completed raffle tickets must be submitted to any RPL location by Saturday, July 30 to be entered. The raffle winner will be announced during the Children and Adult Summer Reading Finale on Wednesday, August 3. Raffle entries can be obtained from any RPL location, though all four stamps must be collected to be entered into the raffle. Children. Teens Adults. Family.

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  105. Family: Teen: Adult: Take Away Kit Bundles @ All Branches

    July 27, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Register for fun take away kit activities everyone in the household can enjoy! Adult kits include the “Show and Shell” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to create an ocean-themed magnet or picture frame. Teen kits include the “Make a Plarn Planter” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to learn how to design your own reusable planter (and other fun projects) from plastic shopping bags. A video tutorial on creating a plarn planter will be posted to RPL’s YouTube page. Family kits include the “Treasure Map Kit” activity, which includes all the supplies needed to create your own treasure maps. This activity is suitable for individuals of any age or families. Individuals or families may register for the kits they need using bit.ly/SummerKits22. All take away kits are available while supplies last. Children. Teens Adults. Family.

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  106. Children: Spyglass Scavenger Hunt @ All Branches

    July 27, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Children are invited to spot some awesome ocean life than through a spyglass! Visit RPL Headquarters, East, South, and West to create a spyglass and then hunt for the hidden sea creatures during June and July. Children.

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  107. Rowan Public Library Holiday Closing

    September 3, 2022, 9:00 AM - September 5, 2022, 9:00 PM
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    RPL Headquarters

    Headquarters (Salisbury), East Branch (Rockwell), South Rowan Regional (China Grove), and West Branch (Cleveland) will be closed Saturday, September 3 through Monday, September 5. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, September 6, 2022. Children. Adult. Teen. Family.

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  108. Rowan Public Library Holiday Closing

    November 11, 2022, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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    RPL Headquarters

    Headquarters (Salisbury), East Branch (Rockwell), South Rowan Regional (China Grove), and West Branch (Cleveland) will be closed Friday, November 11. Regular hours will resume Saturday, November 12, 2022. Children. Adult. Teen. Family.

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  109. Rowan Public Library Holiday Closing

    November 24, 2022, 9:00 AM - November 25, 2022, 9:00 PM
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    RPL Headquarters

    Headquarters (Salisbury), East Branch (Rockwell), South Rowan Regional (China Grove), and West Branch (Cleveland) will be closed Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25. Regular hours will resume Saturday, November 26, 2022. Children. Adult. Teen. Family.

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  110. Rowan Public Library Holiday Closing

    December 23, 2022, 9:00 AM - December 27, 2022, 9:00 PM
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    RPL Headquarters

    Headquarters (Salisbury), East Branch (Rockwell), South Rowan Regional (China Grove), and West Branch (Cleveland) will be closed Friday, December 23 through Tuesday, December 27. Regular hours will resume Wednesday, December 28, 2022. Children. Adult. Teen. Family.

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  111. Rowan Public Library Holiday Closing

    January 2, 2023, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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    RPL Headquarters

    Headquarters (Salisbury), East Branch (Rockwell), South Rowan Regional (China Grove), and West Branch (Cleveland) will be closed Monday, January 2, 2023. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, January 3, 2023. Children. Adult. Teen. Family.

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  112. Rowan Public Library Holiday Closing

    January 16, 2023, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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    RPL Headquarters

    Headquarters (Salisbury), East Branch (Rockwell), South Rowan Regional (China Grove), and West Branch (Cleveland) will be closed Monday, January 16, 2023. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, January 17, 2023. Children. Adult. Teen. Family.

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  113. Rowan Public Library Holiday Closing

    April 7, 2023, 9:00 AM - April 8, 2023, 9:00 PM
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    RPL Headquarters

    Headquarters (Salisbury), East Branch (Rockwell), South Rowan Regional (China Grove), and West Branch (Cleveland) will be closed Friday April 7 and Saturday, April 8. Regular hours will resume Monday, April 10, 2023. Children. Adult. Teen. Family.

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  114. Rowan Public Library Holiday Closing

    May 27, 2023, 9:00 AM - May 29, 2023, 9:00 PM
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    RPL Headquarters

    Headquarters (Salisbury), East Branch (Rockwell), South Rowan Regional (China Grove), and West Branch (Cleveland) will be closed Saturday, May 27 through Monday, May 29. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, May 30, 2023. Children. Adult. Teen. Family.

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  115. Rowan Public Library Holiday Closing

    July 4, 2023, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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    RPL Headquarters

    Headquarters (Salisbury), East Branch (Rockwell), South Rowan Regional (China Grove), and West Branch (Cleveland) will be closed Tuesday, July 4. Regular hours will resume Wednesday, July 5, 2023. Children. Adult. Teen. Family.

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  116. Rowan Public Library Holiday Closing

    September 2, 2023, 9:00 AM - September 4, 2023, 9:00 PM
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    RPL Headquarters

    Headquarters (Salisbury), East Branch (Rockwell), South Rowan Regional (China Grove), and West Branch (Cleveland) will be closed Saturday, September 2 through Monday, September 4. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, September 5, 2023. Children. Adult. Teen. Family.

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  117. Rowan Public Library Holiday Closing

    November 10, 2023, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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    RPL Headquarters

    Headquarters (Salisbury), East Branch (Rockwell), South Rowan Regional (China Grove), and West Branch (Cleveland) will be closed Friday, November 10 Regular hours will resume Saturday, November 11, 2023. Children. Adult. Teen. Family.

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  118. Rowan Public Library Holiday Closing

    November 23, 2023, 9:00 AM - November 24, 2023, 9:00 PM

    Headquarters (Salisbury), East Branch (Rockwell), South Rowan Regional (China Grove), and West Branch (Cleveland) will be closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24. Regular hours will resume Saturday, November 25, 2023. Children. Adult. Teen. Family.

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  119. Rowan Public Library Holiday Closing

    December 25, 2023, 9:00 AM - December 27, 2023, 9:00 PM
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    RPL Headquarters

    Headquarters (Salisbury), East Branch (Rockwell), South Rowan Regional (China Grove), and West Branch (Cleveland) will be closed Monday, December 25 through Wednesday, December 27. Regular hours will resume Thursday, December 28, 2023. Children. Adult. Teen. Family.

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