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Animal Shelter

  1. 80% OFF Adoption Event

    September 18, 2019, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Animal Shelter

    Vaccines Provided: (If unaltered) a spay/neuter voucher worth $70, 5 in 1 vaccine for dogs, bordetella vaccine for dogs, 3 in 1 vaccine for cats, deworming for both, microchip for both and a 1 year rabies vaccine for both if age appropriate.

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Library

  1. Fat Cat Storytime

    September 17, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ RPL South- Meeting Room

    At this special storytime, children ages 5 and older are invited to learn new stories, enjoy fun activities, and meet FAT CAT. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This program is presented by the State Employees Credit Union. Questions? Call 704-216-7728. Family.

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  2. Storytime: Preschoolers

    September 17, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ RPL South

    This highly interactive, 30-45 minute program is for children 3 to 5 years old and their adult caregivers. Family.

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  3. Storytime: Toddler Time

    September 17, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ RPL Headquarters - Children's Area

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

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  4. Noodlehead Storytime

    September 17, 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ RPL East - Meeting Room

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

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  5. Art Class

    September 17, 2019, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ RPL East - Meeting Room

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

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  6. Escape Room: Without a Trace

    September 17, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ RPL Headquarters - Stanback Auditorium

    Solve clues and decipher puzzles to crack the case of a girl who mysteriously vanished. Can you escape from the room before time runs out? This Teen program is designed for rising 6th through 12th graders. For more information, call Sydney at 704-216-8229.

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  7. Outdoor Mystery Cinema

    September 17, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ RPL South

    Discover great mysteries with this film series. This month’s mystery-of-choice is Searching (2018, 102 min.) and will be shown on South’s covered porch. This film is rated PG-13, so an adult (age 18+) must accompany anyone 13 and under. Light refreshments will be served. For more details, call 704-216-7727. Teen. Adult. Family. Movies.

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  8. Read an eBook Day

    September 18, 2019, All Day @ RPL Headquarters

    For all branches: Celebrate modern storytelling by checking out your favorite eBook from RPL’s online collection. Use the hashtag #eBookLove on social media to join the conversation and share what you’re reading and why you love eBooks. Find RPL on Facebook @rowanpubliclibrary, Twitter @rowanlibrarync, and Instagram @rowanlibrarync. For more information, visit readanebookday.com or www.rowanpubliclibrary.org. Family. Children. Teen. Adult.

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  9. Chapter Chats: Sensory Storytime

    September 18, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ RPL East - Meeting Room

    This weekly program is designed for those with autism and/or sensory challenges and is coordinated in collaboration with Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s Skills, Opportunity, Awareness, Readiness (S.O.A.R.) program and Rowan County’s Therapeutic Recreation Division. The last Wednesday of each month is an interactive Sensory Storytime that involves books, songs, and movement. To learn more about how to participate in this program series, call Tammie at 704-216-7842.

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  10. Storytime: Baby Time

    September 18, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ RPL Headquarters - Children's Area

    This highly interactive, 30-minute program is for children from birth to 23 months old and their adult caregivers. Family.

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  11. Baby-Toddler Tea Party

    September 18, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ RPL South- Meeting Room

    This special Baby-Toddler storytime guarantees fun for every child! Refreshments will be served. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. Questions? Call 704-216-7729. Family.

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  12. Storytime: Baby-Toddler Time

    September 18, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ RPL South

    This highly interactive, 30-minute program is for children from birth to 35 months old and their adult caregivers. Family.

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  13. Wednesday Writers Club

    September 18, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ RPL East - Meeting Room

    Love writing? We do too! Join the East Branch for a time of solo writing, group sharing, and peer-to-peer reviews. Encouragement, coffee, and snacks will be provided. This program is designed for teens and adults. Call 704-216-7840 for more information. Teen. Adult.

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  14. Escape Room: Without a Trace

    September 19, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ RPL East - Meeting Room

    Solve clues and decipher puzzles to crack the case of a girl who mysteriously vanished. Can you escape from the room before time runs out? This Teen program is designed for rising 6th through 12th graders. For more information, call Sydney at 704-216-8229.

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  15. Art Class

    September 19, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ RPL Headquarters - Children's Area

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

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  16. Stories by the Millstream Storytelling Hour

    September 19, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ RPL Headquarters - Stanback Auditorium

    Storyteller Andy Offut Irwin presents a one-hour performance. This family-friendly storytelling event, sponsored by the Friends of Rowan Public Library, is free, open to the public, and all ages are welcome. For more details, contact Hope at 704-216-8258. Children. Teen. Adult. Family.

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  17. Scavenger Hunt: Past Presidents

    September 20, 2019, All Day @ RPL East

    Discover little known facts about our past presidents! Find them all and be entered into a raffle contest for a literary-themed prize. This scavenger hunt will run through September 30. For more information, call 704-216-7842. Children. Family.

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  18. Scavenger Hunt: U.S. Presidents

    September 20, 2019, All Day @ RPL Headquarters

    For HQ and South: Can you find the pictures of the United States presidents that are hidden throughout the children’s room? Complete the challenge and get a prize! This scavenger hunt will run through September 30. For more information, call 704-216-8234. Children. Family.

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  19. Library Card Sign-up Month

    September 21, 2019, All Day @ RPL Headquarters

    For all branches: Help celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month 2019! Library cards are priceless – do you have yours? At RPL, cards are free and, when kept in good standing, offer access to RPL’s circulating collection, computer labs, and online resources and materials. Contact your nearest branch for more details or visit RPL’s website. Children. Teen. Adult. Family.

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  20. Exploration with Aida

    September 21, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ RPL Headquarters - Children's Area

    Using a green screen “chroma,” take a picture in outer space, in the jungle or with your favorite superhero character. This program is designed for ages 10 and under and will be held in the HQ Children’s Room. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. For more information, contact Aida at 704-216-8234. Family.

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  21. Stories by the Millstream Storytelling Hour

    September 21, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ RPL Headquarters - Stanback Auditorium

    Storyteller Andy Offut Irwin presents a one-hour performance. This family-friendly storytelling event, sponsored by the Friends of Rowan Public Library, is free, open to the public, and all ages are welcome. For more details, contact Hope at 704-216-8258. Children. Teen. Adult. Family.

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  22. Bilingual Storytime

    September 23, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ RPL Headquarters - Children's Area

    This weekly storytime will help children learn basic Spanish vocabulary. This program is geared for babies to preschool ages. For more information, call Aida at 704-216-8234. Family.

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  23. Storytime: Baby-Toddler Time

    September 23, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ RPL East - Meeting Room

    This highly interactive, 30-minute program is for children from birth to 35 months old and their adult caregivers. Family.

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  24. Toy Story Escape Room

    September 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ RPL East - Meeting Room

    Celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month with a Toy Story Escape Room! Work through the clues to help Woody and Buzz escape. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. Questions? Call 704-216-7840. Family.

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  25. PJ Storytime

    September 23, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ RPL Headquarters - Children's Area

    Children ages 12 and under are invited to bring their favorite stuffed animal and listen to bedtime stories with Ms. Char. A variety of bedtime stories will be read. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. Questions? Call 704-216-8234. Family.

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  26. Triple P- Positive Parenting Program

    September 23, 2019, 6:30 PM @ RPL Headquarters - Stanback Auditorium

    Would you like to add some tools to your parenting toolbox? Triple P’s Positive Parenting Program helps all parents handle everyday issues that can make family life stressful. Learn parenting strategies that have been proven to work for over 30 years in 25 countries worldwide. Margaret Stridick of the Terrie Hess House with Prevent Child Abuse Rowan will present. This workshop is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Contact Chelsea at 704-216-8269 or Chelsea.Childers@rowancountync.gov to reserve your seat.

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  27. Storytime: Preschoolers

    September 24, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ RPL South

    This highly interactive, 30-45 minute program is for children 3 to 5 years old and their adult caregivers. Family.

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  28. Storytime: Toddler Time

    September 24, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ RPL Headquarters - Children's Area

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

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  29. Noodlehead Storytime

    September 24, 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ RPL East - Meeting Room

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

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  30. Art Class

    September 24, 2019, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ RPL East - Meeting Room

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

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  31. Teen: Live Action Choose Your Own Adventure

    September 24, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ RPL Headquarters - Hurley Room

    Explore the library through a self-guided choose your own adventure style game involving the Titanic. This Teen program is designed for rising 6th through 12th graders. For more information, call Sydney at 704-216-8229.

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  32. Book Bites Book Club

    September 24, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ RPL South- Meeting Room

    Refreshments will be served, and new members are welcome. This month’s selection is The Professor and the Madman. Contact Paulette at 704-216-7731 or at Paulette.Stiles@rowancountync.gov for details. Adult.

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  33. Chapter Chats: Sensory Storytime

    September 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ RPL East - Meeting Room

    This weekly program is designed for those with autism and/or sensory challenges and is coordinated in collaboration with Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s Skills, Opportunity, Awareness, Readiness (S.O.A.R.) program and Rowan County’s Therapeutic Recreation Division. Today’s program will be an interactive Sensory Storytime that involves books, songs, and movement. To learn more about how to participate in this program series, call Tammie at 704-216-7842.

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  34. Storytime: Baby Time

    September 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ RPL Headquarters - Children's Area

    This highly interactive, 30-minute program is for children from birth to 23 months old and their adult caregivers. Family.

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  35. Storytime: Baby-Toddler Time

    September 25, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ RPL South

    This highly interactive, 30-minute program is for children from birth to 35 months old and their adult caregivers. Family.

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  36. Crafty Kids

    September 25, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ RPL Headquarters - Children's Area

    Children ages 12 and under are invited to explore their crafty side using a variety of materials and techniques to create art! This program will be held in the HQ Children’s Room. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. For more information, contact Aida at 704-216-8234. Family.

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  37. Fat Cat Storytime

    September 26, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ RPL East

    At this special storytime, children ages 5 and older are invited to learn new stories, enjoy fun activities, and meet FAT CAT. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. This program is presented by the State Employees Credit Union. Questions? Call 704-216-8234.

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  38. Storytime: Preschoolers

    September 26, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ RPL Headquarters - Children's Area

    This highly interactive, 30-45 minute program is for children 3 to 5 years old and their adult caregivers. Family.

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  39. Noodlehead Storytime

    September 26, 2019, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ RPL Headquarters - Children's Area

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

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  40. Teen: Live Action Choose Your Own Adventure

    September 26, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ RPL East - Meeting Room

    Explore the library through a self-guided choose your own adventure style game involving the Titanic. This Teen program is designed for rising 6th through 12th graders. For more information, call Sydney at 704-216-8229.

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  41. Art Class

    September 26, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ RPL Headquarters - Children's Area

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

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  42. Friends of RPL Free Concert Series

    September 26, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ RPL Headquarters - Stanback Auditorium

    Statesville’s Sons of the South, a bluegrass band with over 50 years of experience, will perform. Doors will open at 6:30 pm. This free concert is open to the public, and all ages are welcome. For more information, call 704-216-8243. Children. Teen. Adult. Family.

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  43. Scavenger Hunt: Past Presidents

    September 27, 2019, All Day @ RPL East

    Discover little known facts about our past presidents! Find them all and be entered into a raffle contest for a literary-themed prize. This scavenger hunt will run through September 30. For more information, call 704-216-7842. Children. Family.

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  44. Scavenger Hunt: U.S. Presidents

    September 27, 2019, All Day @ RPL Headquarters

    For HQ and South: Can you find the pictures of the United States presidents that are hidden throughout the children’s room? Complete the challenge and get a prize! This scavenger hunt will run through September 30. For more information, call 704-216-8234. Children. Family.

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  45. Sensory Storytime

    September 27, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ RPL Headquarters - Children's Area

    Experience storytime through tactile stimulation using “leaves and trees” as the theme. Attendees will be able to touch, see, smell, and hear leaves. Low lighting and low music will also be utilized. This interactive, 30-minute storytime involves books, songs, and movement and is designed for those with autism and/or sensory challenges. All ages and those of all abilities are welcome. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. For questions or to make accessibility arrangements, call 704-216-8234. Family.

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  46. Library Card Sign-up Month

    September 28, 2019, All Day @ RPL Headquarters

    For all branches: Help celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month 2019! Library cards are priceless – do you have yours? At RPL, cards are free and, when kept in good standing, offer access to RPL’s circulating collection, computer labs, and online resources and materials. Contact your nearest branch for more details or visit RPL’s website. Children. Teen. Adult. Family.

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  47. Adventures with Mr. Robert: Cartoons

    September 28, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ RPL Headquarters - Children's Area

    Enjoy watching some classic Saturday morning cartoons in the HQ Children’s Room. A responsible caretaker (age 16+) must accompany children 8 and under. Questions? Call 704-216-8234. Family.

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  48. Bilingual Storytime

    September 30, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ RPL Headquarters - Children's Area

    This weekly storytime will help children learn basic Spanish vocabulary. This program is geared for babies to preschool ages. For more information, call Aida at 704-216-8234. Family.

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  49. Storytime: Baby-Toddler Time

    September 30, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ RPL East - Meeting Room

    This highly interactive, 30-minute program is for children from birth to 35 months old and their adult caregivers. Family.

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  50. Teen: Giant Pixel Art

    September 30, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ RPL South- Meeting Room

    Create giant versions of your favorite 8-bit pixelated characters and designs. This Teen program is designed for rising 6th through 12th graders. For more information, call Sydney at 704-216-8229.

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  51. Adult: MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival

    September 30, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ RPL South

    Participate in the world’s only global film festival! This event is free and open to the public. The Manhattan Short Film Festival invites everyone to participate in a one week, global event. Vote for your favorite short film and actor. Each RPL branch will show all of the films up for consideration. As the selections include adult themes, this event is for ages 18 and up. Visit ManhattanShort.com for full details. For more information, please contact Gretchen at 704-216-8232 or Gretchen.Witt@rowancountync.gov or visit www.rowanpubliclibrary.org. Adult.

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Main Calendar

  1. September Planning Board Meeting

    September 23, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ J. Newton Cohen, Sr. Room

    The September meeting of the Rowan County Planning Board will be held at 7:00 PM on Monday September 23rd. The Meeting will take place at 130 W Innes St. Salisbury, NC 28144. A link to the agenda can be found in the sidebar.

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Social Services

  1. Department of Social Services Board Meeting

    September 24, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Large Conference Room at the Department of Social Services

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Soil & Water District Board Meetings

  1. Soil and Water District Board Meeting

    September 19, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Rowan County Agricultural Building

    The meetings are held in section A of the Seth Murdoch Auditorium.

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Therapeutic Recreation

  1. Shakers Dance

    September 20, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Salisbury City Park

    This dance is for adults 18 years of age and older with a developmental disability. Light refreshments served by sponsors and partnering agencies. The Shakers Dance is a partnership of the Arc of Rowan County, Rowan County Parks and Recreation- TR Division, and Salisbury Parks and Recreation.

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