Knightdale NC Library’s August 2018 Programs

Exterior of East Regional Library, Knightdale NC. Photo: Kay Whatley
Exterior of East Regional Library, Knightdale NC. Photo: Kay Whatley

The East Regional Library, located at 946 Steeple Square Court in Knightdale, North Carolina has announced its August programs. Events are divided by age, with some open to all ages.

For more information, visit www.wakegov.com/libraries/locations/erl and click the “Events” button.

Adult Services Book Discussions

Monday Novel Readers Book Discussion

Monday, August 6, 2018 @ 7pm

The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens — College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines looming, Joe heads to a nearby nursing home to find a willing subject. There he meets Carl Iverson, and soon nothing in Joe’s life is ever the same.

Wednesday Novel Readers Book Discussion

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 @ 2:30pm

Lilac Girls by Martha H. Kelly — New York socialite, Caroline Ferriday has her hands full with her post at the French Consulate and new love on the horizon. But Caroline’s world is forever changed when Hitler’s army invades Poland in September 1939 – and then sets its sights on France.

Youth Services

ABC Craft and Learn: A Kindergarten Readiness Program

Saturdays @ 11:30am

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in an interactive alphabet-based program to nurture pre-reading skills and to develop fine motor skills through writing, play, and an alphabet craft.

Rags to Riches Theatre

Monday, August 6, 2018 @ 1:30pm

Play along with this interactive performance of “Stone Soup” — fun for the whole family.

School-Aged

Book With Brian Featuring See Spot Read

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 @ 6:30pm

Children in grades K-5 and their families are invited to join us for literacy activities. Come practice your reading skills with the certified therapy dogs of the local Meetup group See Spot Read. Readers of all levels welcome. No registration required.

Family Super Specials

North Carolina Symphony Music Discovery

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 @ 7pm

Join violinist David Kilbride, from the North Carolina Symphony for a music education program designed for preschool children and their families.

Ready, Set, School Community Playdate

Saturday, August 18, 2018 @ 11:30am-1:30pm

Join Marbles Kids Museum at the library for family play to support kids ages 3-5 in getting ready for school.

Discover Your World: Family Movies @ the Library

Sunday, August 19, 2018 @ 2pm

Feature Presentation: Monkey Kingdom — A spectacular tale set among ancient ruins in the jungles of South Asia. (Rated G, Runtime: 1 hour, 22 minutes).

Teens

Teen Leadership Corps Orientation

August 21 and 23, 2018 @ 4:15pm

Teens grades 6-10 are invited to join us for our Teen Leadership Corps (TLC) orientation. For more information, contact Daphne McLawhorn at 919.217.5311 or via email.

Ready, Set, Baby @ the Library

Friday, August 31, 2018 @ 11:30am

Experience the fun of a Baby Storytime. Join us for a sneak peek celebration for you and your baby…It’s more than just books. No registration required.

Coming in September

Storytimes, School-aged Adventures, and Teens@ the Library will begin on September 1, 2018.

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