Knightdale NC Library Events for March 2016

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

East Regional Library Offers Events for People of All Ages

Released by Brandy Hamilton

Below are just a few of the programs taking place at East Regional Library, 946 Steeple Square Court, in Knightdale NC. Events are divided by age, including adults, and children from toddler through teen.

With questions about the library or coming events, call 919.217.5305 or visit the library online and click on “Events”. East Regional Library is part of the Wake County Public Library System.

Adult Services

  • I’ve Graduated, Now What? There’s a Book for That!
    March 3, 2016 @ 6-7pm
    Recent or almost graduates are invited to come and discover books that will help them in their first professional job search.
  • Classic Movies at the Library: The Thin Man
    March 5, 2016 @ 2-4pm
    Watch the classic 1934 film starring William Powell and Myrna Loy based on Dashiell Hammett’s novel.  Nick and Nora Charles are Hammett’s most enchanting creations, a rich, glamorous couple who solve homicides in between wisecracks and martinis. The movie is 1 hour and 33 minutes with a short discussion afterwards.
  • Write It! Mystery Novels
    March 6, 2016 @ 2:30-3:30pm
    Learn from the experts about writing the next great Mystery novel.  Eryk Pruitt will discuss Telling a Story through Dialogue and Narration. Registration required.
  • Feng Shui: The Art of Room Design
    March 8, 2016 @ 7-8pm
    Join us as Laura Cerrano from Feng Shui Manhattan shows us how to create a positive, supportive environment in our home or business space. Registration requested. quiet study room
  •  e-Commerce for Small Business
    March 10, 2016 @ 6:30-8:30pm
    e-Commerce has changed quite a bit and has become a mainstream, expected function of product-focused businesses. We’ll discuss setup and operational considerations such as how to list your products, local sales tax, managing inventory and reporting
  • Meet the Mystery Authors
    March 19, 2016 @ 3:30-5pm
    Meet talented mystery writers from the Triangle and across North Carolina! The East Regional Library welcomes Lisa Carter, Michael Mayo, and Sarah Shaber. The authors will discuss their novels, writing style, characters and more. Q&A to follow discussion. Registration requested.
  • Explore Film Noir
    March 21, 2016 @ 7-8pm
    Film Noir is more than dark lit alleys and femme fatales. Learn more about the cinematic genre inspired by American hard-boiled crime novels by attending lectures by local film scholars or viewing and discussing PBS’ American Cinema: Film Noir documentary.
  • Deciphering Crime: How To Solve A Mystery
    March 30, 2016 @ 7-8pm
    Learn about the many facets of crime solving, from forensic photography to eyewitness testimony and what the future of crime might look like. Registration requested.

Youth Services

Young children

  • 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 and 1:30pm;  Thursdays – 10:30am and 11:30am
  • Family Storytime – Saturdays – 10:30am; Sundays – 1:30pm
  • East Regional Library  Ready, Set, School Community Playdate
    Saturday, March 19, 2016 @ 11:30am-1:30pm
    Join Marbles Kids Museum at the Library for family play to help kids ages 3 – 5 get ready for school.

School-Aged Kids

  •  2nd-3rd Book Blast
    March 9, 2016 @ 4:30pm
    2nd through 3rd grade kids are welcome to join this month’s book discussion. The book for March is The Sasquatch Escape by Suzanne Selfors. Copies available at the East Regional Library. Come ready to talk about the book and enjoy an activity. Call the library to register.
  • Create Outside the Lines: Mix it Up
    March 10, 2016 @ 4:30pm
    What can you do with buttons, feathers, bolts and glue? Use them as ingredients in your mixed media collage. Registration required.
  • Bilingual Story and Activity
    March 11, 2016 @ 4:30pm
    Listen to a story in English and Spanish and meet live animals! / Escuchen un cuento en espanol e ingles y conozcan los animales! Presented by the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.
  • 4th-5th Junior Critics
    March 16, 2016 @ 4:30pm
    4th through 5th grade kids are welcome to join this month’s book discussion. The book for March is Smells like a Dog by Suzanne Selfors. Copies available at the East Regional Library. Come ready to talk about the book and enjoy an activity. Call the library to register.
  • K -2nd Adventures
    Every Tuesday in March 2016 @ 6pm
    K-2nd grade kids read, create, discover and explore through books, activities and more.
  • 3rd-5th Adventures
    Every Thursday in March 2016 @ 4:30pm
     3rd-5th grade kids read, create, discover and explore through books, activities and more.

Teens

  • Teen Scene
    March 7, 2016 @ 6pm
    Cupcake Wars!  Design, create, judge, and EAT cupcakes!  6th-10th graders read, create, journey and take on challenges at our weekly events.
  • Teen Scene
    March 14, 2016 @ 6pm
    Chips A’hoy!  American chips vs. British chips.  What’s your favorite?  6th-10th graders read, create, journey and take on challenges at our weekly events.
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