Upcoming Events for All Ages at Knightdale NC Library

East RegionalLibrary in Knightdale NC. Photo Source: WakeGOV.
East RegionalLibrary in Knightdale NC. Photo Source: WakeGOV.

By Brandy L. Hamilton, East Regional Library

The Knightdale, North Carolina, library schedules activities for all ages, along with special services for adults. Upcoming events at East Regional Library are outlined below. These events are being held at the East Regional Library, 946 Steeple Square Court, Knightdale, NC, part of the Wake County Libraries system.

With questions or to register, call 919.217.5305. Some events require registration. For more East Regional Library events,  visit www.wakegov.com/libraries/locations/erl.

 

Special Event

Low Income Energy Assistance (Thursdays)

February 23, March 9, and March 23, 2017, 6-8pm, those who need help paying their energy bill, Wake County Human Services Crisis Assistance staff will be on-site to take applications for energy assistance. No registration required. Please bring the following items to the event:

  • Photo ID
  • Heating bill
  • Social Security Number for all household members
  • Income verification for anyone living in the home
  • Bank statement from prior month

 

Adult Programs and Services

Research It! (Appointment Only)

Not sure where to start your research? Fill out our form and a librarian will compile a list of great resources for you. During an appointment with an Adult Services Librarian, learn how to gather quality information, access materials and get started on your research! Available by appointment at regional libraries only.

Beginning Calligraphy

Scheduled for Monday, March 13, 2017, 7-8:30pm, attend this introduction to calligraphy presented by Calligraphy by Jessica Yee in coordination with members of the Triangle Calligraphers’ Guild. All materials provided. Ages 16 and up. Registration requested. Held in the library’s Quiet Study Room.

Design a Career You Would Love

Scheduled for Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 6:30-8:30pm, learn techniques for designing and obtaining a career that you want and love. Certified Career Coach Deb Oronzio will help you get clear about the next moves you want to make in your career. Registration requested.

Romance Writers Tea

On Sunday, March 19, 2017, 2-3:30pm, all are invited to the Romance Writers Tea at East Regional Library. Bring a favorite teacup and enjoy refreshments as you get to know local romance authors Cheris Hodges, Deborah Mello, and Susan Schild. Learn about their books, characters, and writing process.  Registration requested.

Home Staging On A Shoestring Budget

On Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 7-8pm, let home staging expert, Dana Ben Halim (Carolina Lighthouse Staging), show you the before and after of using professional design tricks in your home so you can sell it at top dollar or simply enjoy it to the utmost! Registration requested. Scheduled for the library’s Quiet Study Room.

Write It!: Elements of Writing

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 7-8:30pm, explore the elements of writing with well-known local authors. Registration requested.

Music in the Library: Triangle Youth Philharmonic Ensembles

On Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 6:30-7:30pm, enjoy an hour of string and woodwind music performed by the talented youth of the Philharmonic Association. No registration required.

 

Young Child Programs

  • Baby Storytime:  Tuesdays and Wednesdays – 11:30am
  • Toddler Storytime:  Tuesdays and Wednesdays – 9:30am and 10:30am; Fridays – 10:30am and 11:30am
  • Preschool Storytime:  Mondays – 10:30am, 11:30am  and 1:30pm; Thursdays – 10:30am and 11:30am
  • Family Storytime:  Saturdays – 10:30am

Family Super Special: Bilingual Storytime

On Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 6pm, listen to a story in English and Spanish and meet the animals!  Escuchen un cuento en espanol e ingles y conozcan los animales! Presented by the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and funded by Duke Energy. Registration recommended.

Learning with Legos and Learning at the Library

On Wednesdays, 4:30pm, the library’s Teen Leadership Corps hosts an opportunity for kids of all ages to come build something special with our Lego and Duplo supply as well as play games to improve reading and math skills.

ABC Craft and Learn: A Kindergarten Readiness Program

On Saturdays, March 4, 11, and 25, 2017, 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 required to start school through writing, play, and an alphabet craft.

Ready, Set, School Community Playdate

On Saturday, March 18, 2017, 11:30am-1:30pm, join Marbles Kids Museum representatives at East Regional Library for family play to support kids ages 3-5 in getting ready for school.

 

School-age Events

Teen Scene

On Mondays, 6pm, students in the 6th-10th grades read, create, journey, and take on challenges at our weekly events.  March is the month of movie release parties — Logan and The Beauty and the Beast.  We’ll also challenge teens to build circuits and have a box fort war (with duct tape too).

K-5th Super Special: Dance Bonanza

On Monday, March 13, 2017, 4:30pm, join the fun with an interactive dance program featuring a brief introduction to ballet and hip-hop.

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