Check out the November 2019 programs planned at East Regional Library (ERL) in Knightdale, North Carolina.
Unless otherwise noted, events take place at East Regional Library, 946 Steeple Square Court, Knightdale, NC.
Library information is online at www.wakegov.com/libraries/locations/erl.
East Regional Library is part of the Wake County Public Libraries system. For events at other Wake County libraries, visit www.wakegov.com/libraries/events.
ERL Library Hours
Monday-Thursday — 9am-9pm
Friday — 9am-6pm
Saturday — 9am-6pm
Sunday — 1-5pm
This appointment-based service assists library members with learning to use Readers Advisory tools (e.g., Goodreads, NoveList) as well as finding great book suggestions for their reading tastes.
Bringing Your Garden to the Sun with Straw Bales
Thursday, November 7, 2019 @ 7pm
Learn the tricks to gardening success with containers and straw bales for tomatoes, eggplants and more with Craig LeHoullier, tomato expert and local author of the award-winning book Epic Tomatoes.
Meet the Artist: African American Quilts
Friday, November 8, 2019 @ 11am
Join members of the local African American Quilt Circle as they display and discuss the art of quilting. No registration required.
North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission
Sunday, November 17, 2019 @ 2pm
Staff from the North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission explain the judicial process for having someone exonerated for a crime in North Carolina and highlight some of their extraordinary cases.
Explore Your Family Tree: Genealogy for Beginners
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 @ 7pm
Join Wake County Genealogical Society’s Jennie Gunther as she explains the basics of genealogy and family history research. Learn how to get started, how to record the information, and how to overcome hurdles and fill in the branches of your family tree. Registration requested.
Ten Mistakes You Make on Social Media
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 @ 6:30pm
Most small businesses use social media for marketing purposes, but do they do it right? This workshop covers the do’s and don’ts of effective use of social media sites for your marketing effort. Registration requested. To register, go to SCORE website at raleigh.score.org/content/take-workshop-248.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays @ 11:30am
Babies and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 20 minute lapsit program that incorporates age appropriate books, music, rhymes, and movement.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Fridays @ 9:30am and 10:30am
Children from walkers to age 3 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 25 minute interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, music, rhymes, and movement.
Mondays and Thursdays @ 9:30am and 10:30am
Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and movement to nurture pre-reading skills.
Saturdays @ 9:30am
Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs and movement to nurture pre-reading skills.
Family Pajama Storytime
Wednesdays @ 7pm
Young children and their families are invited to put on their PJ’s, grab their teddy bears and join us for an evening filled with bedtime stories and songs.
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.
Ready, Set, School Community Playdate
Saturday, November 16, 2019 @ 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.
Activities for School-Aged Kids
Books with Brian featuring See Spot Read
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 @ 6:30-7:30pm
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.
Discover Your World Family Movies @ the Library
Craft and Film: Detective Pikachu
Sunday, November 24, 2019 @ 2pm
Design your own Pokémon card while watching Detective Pikachu. In this new movie release, the Pokémon adventure begins when a boy comes across an intelligent, talking Pikachu who seeks to be a detective to solve a mystery. Rated PG Run time 104 minutes.
K-5th Super Special: 3D Art
Saturday, November 16, 2019 @ 2-3pm
Make a special quilling craft on cards and more for yourself or as a gift for family and friends just in time for the holidays. Registration is recommended.
K – 5th Super Special: Native American Heritage Celebration
Saturday, November 30, 2019 @ 3pm
Celebrate Native American Culture with crafts! Join us for activities and crafts including music makers and dream catchers for Native American Heritage Month.
Family Super Special: Honor Yoga of Knightdale
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 @ 6pm
Join us at the library as Honor Yoga of Knightdale presents an interactive yoga program for preschoolers and their families! No registration required.
School-Aged Kid Adventures
Children in grades K-2nd and 3rd -5th create, discover, and explore through books, activities, and more.
K-2nd grade Adventures
Held on Tuesdays at 5:30pm.
- Week 1 (Create) K-2: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 — A Million Dots — Create with colorful confetti dots. Watch the magic as they turn into art to take home. Andrew Clements book, A Million Dots!
- Week 2 (Discover) — K-2: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 — Play with Clay — Sculpt, blend colors and create with clay. We’ll read a book, learn techniques with clay and make butter slime with clay!
- Week 3 (Read) — K-2: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 — Color Etching Art — Read and learn about etching art techniques with different mediums, including foil and scratch art. Design your own work of art to take home.
- Week 4 (Thanksgiving) — K-2: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 — Princess and Dragons — Princess, dragons, and fairy tales. We’ll read “Would You Rather Be a Princess or a Dragon?” by Saltzberg. Make your own dragon race car.
3rd-5th grade Adventures
Held on Thursdays at 4:30pm.
- Week 1 (Create) — 3-5: Thursday, November 7, 2019 — Create Outside the lines – Artful Aprons — Turn a blank canvas into a wearable masterpiece. Design your own apron.
- Week 2 (Discover) — 3-5: Thursday, November 14, 2019 — Dare to Discover: Marble Runs! — Will your team ‘s marble run be the fastest? Most Creative? Craziest? The race is on!
- Week 3 (Read) — 3-5: Thursday, November 21, 2019 — Read Beyond the Book: Cookbook Creations — Customize your own hot chocolate mix and add the recipe to your very own visual cookbook!
- Week 4 (Thanksgiving) — 3-5: Thursday, November 28, 2019 — Thanksgiving — No program.
Teens @ The Library Programs
Held on Mondays at 5:30pm for teens in grades 6-10.
Monday, November 4, 2019 @ 5:30pm
This is your time, especially for you. Come learn tips for self care and find new ways to be kind to yourself!
Veteran’s Day: Library Closed
Monday, November 11, 2019
For the veteran, thank you for bravely doing what you’re called to do so we can safely do what we’re free to do. We honor you.
You’ve Been Framed!
Monday, November 18, 2019 @ 5:30pm
Join us as we craft the perfect picture frame to showcase your favorite memories!
Ooh La La!
Monday, November 25, 2019 @ 5:30pm
Celebrate National French Toast Day (November 28) with all things French (and toasty).
Teen Life Hacks @ the Library (Teen EFRA)
Join us this week to learn simple, fun, and free ways to stay active and meet healthy goals. Go through basic exercises, fun apps and websites, and make start your own exercise plan. Come in comfortable clothes because we will be moving!
Source: East Regional Library