Knightdale NC Library Events Announced for Nov. 2017

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

East Regional Library, located at 946 Steeple Square Court, Knightdale NC, is part of the Wake County Public Libraries (WCPL) system. During November, a variety of events are planned, for adults and children.

Registration is required for some events at East Regional Library, with notations below next to event descriptions. Call the library at 919.217.5300 with event questions or to register for an upcoming event.

Library Hours:

Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm
Friday 10am-6pm
Saturday 10am-6pm
Sunday 1pm-5pm

For all Wake County libraries and events, visit www.wakegov.com/libraries/events.

Adult Services

Senior Book Service

A variety of books, including large print and audio, are available for local senior centers to check out monthly. Submit your request for a box or two and pick them up at your local library.

This service is available at all WCPL libraries; requests made online.

Write It! Self- Publishing

“What exactly is self-publishing and how do you get started?” On Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 7-8:30pm, come to learn the basics of self-publishing from the self-publishing professionals at lulu.com. Registration requested.  Held in the library’s Program Room.

Music in the Library: Violin

On Monday, November 6, 2017, 3-4pm, enjoy an hour of violin music at the library, presented by local musician Matvey Lapin.  No registration required.

Essential Oils 101

Curious about Essential Oils? Ever wonder where Essential Oils come from, if they work, or how do you begin using them? If so, then come for this class on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 7-8pm. Essential Oils 101 will answer each of these questions and more! There are a million uses for essential oils and each one of them will benefit you and your family, but understanding is the first step.  Registration Requested. Held in the library’s Quiet Study Room.

Write It! Flash Fiction

“Get your creative juices flowing with Flash Fiction at this event on Thursday, November 9, 2017, 7-8pm. Flash Fiction is all the excitement of a novel, condensed into 1,000 words or less. Join author Suzanne Warr as she leads you on this writing adventure. Registration Requested. Held in the Program Room.

College & Career Readiness

If you need to earn a High School Equivalency Diploma, improve your English speaking skills through ESL classes or develop a new plan for your career, College & Career Readiness at Wake Tech can help you. This event is Monday, November 13, 2017, 6-7pm. Ben Kittner, community liaison from Wake Tech, will be available to answer your questions! registration Requested. Held in the library’s Program Room.

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Ready to start a business? Come to this business event on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 6:30-8:30pm. Figure out those critical first steps toward entrepreneurship. Learn about researching the market and competitors, securing funds, and projecting results. Registration Requested. Held in the library’s Program Room.

Sell That House!

On Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 2-3pm, Dana Ben Halim of Carolina Lighthouse Home Staging will share all the “Ins and Outs” of selling your home. Learn about the process from beginning to end. Topics covered include how to price your home, the power of presentation, choosing the right agent (and why you need one!), marketing, and what to expect with offers. Registration requested. Held in the Program Room.

Youth Services

Baby Storytime

On Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 11:30am, babies and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 20 minute lap sit program that incorporates age appropriate books, music, rhymes, and movement.

Toddler Storytime

On Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:30am and 10:30am, and Fridays at 10:30am and 11:30am, 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.

Preschool Storytime

On Mondays at 10:30am and 11:30am, and Thursdays at 9:30am, 10:30am, and 11:30am, 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.

Family Storytime

On Saturdays at 10:30am, 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.

ABC Craft and Learn: A Kindergarten Readiness Program

On Saturdays at 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

On Saturday, November 18, 2017, join Marbles Kids Museum at the library for family play to support kids ages 3-5 in getting ready for school.

School-Aged

K-2nd Adventures (Tuesdays @ 6pm) // 3rd-5th Adventures (Thursdays @ 4:30pm)

K-2nd and 3rd-5th grade kids read, create, discover and explore through books, activities and more.

3rd-5th Adventures: Create Outside the Lines: Confetti Bowls

On Thursday, November 9, 2017, starting at 4:30pm, Use colorful paper and a glossy acrylic medium to create an intriguing, artistic bowl! Registration requested.

3rd-5th Adventures: Dare to Discover:  Kaleidoscopes!

On Thursday, November 16, 2017, at 4:30pm, explore light, reflections and symmetry and make a kaleidoscope to take home. Registration requested.

K-5th Super Special: Stuffed Animal Slumber Party

On Saturday, November 4, 2017, at 4:30pm, bring a stuffed animal to stay overnight at the library.  Enjoy stories, games and a puppet show. Registration requested.

K-5th Super Special: Crazy Crafternoon

On November 17, 2017, 3:30-5:30pm, come for a Friday afternoon of crafting.  Examples will be given, but use your imagination and the sky’s the limit. Registration requested.

See Spot Read

On Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 6:30pm, children in grades K-5 and their families are invited to read to these calm, lovable, very friendly dogs. We bring the dogs, you choose the books.

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