By Brandy L. Hamilton, East Regional Library
For July, East Regional Library offers programs for all ages. In addition to events, the library offers assistance services.
East Regional Library, part of the Wake County Public Libraries system, is located at 946 Steeple Square Court, in Knightdale, North Carolina. Call the library at 919.217.5305 with questions.
For events at this and other Wake County libraries, visit www.wakegov.com/libraries/events.
Need help downloading eBooks or eAudio to your phone, tablet, or eReader? Schedule an appointment with an Adult Services Librarian. This service is provided by the library at no charge.
Build a Better World: Arts in your Community
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 @ 11am-12pm
The arts are a powerful force in our communities. Learn how the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County brings life-changing arts education to our schools, towns, and city, to build a better world. No registration required.
Meet the Artists: Watercolor
Sunday, July 16, 2017 @ 3-4:30pm
Watercolor paintings have a certain radiance: a richness of light, color and detail. Meet Bonnie Becker from the Watercolor Society of North Carolina to see and learn more about this luminous art. No registration required.
Heartfullness Meditation: Build A Better INNER World
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 @ 7-8pm
Learn how to develop inner calmness, balance, focus, awareness, and a sense of well-being through meditation using the techniques of Heartfulness Meditation. Registration requested.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 @ 7-8pm
Join us to learn from local historians, teachers and working architects about the past, present and future of architecture in North Carolina. Erin Sterling Lewis of in situ studio will present Modern Architecture: Place and Process. Registration requested.
Small Business Tax Essentials
Thursday, July 27, 2017 @ 6:30-8:30pm
Rhonda High from the North Carolina Department of Revenue will cover the basics of tax compliance, ranging from registering your business, to withholding from employees, and sales and use tax requirements. Registration requested.
Baby Storytime — Tuesdays and Wednesdays @ 11:30am
Toddler Storytime — Tuesdays and Wednesdays @ 9:30am & 10:30am, Fridays @ 10:30am & 11:30am
Preschool Storytime — Mondays @ 10:30am, 11:30am & 1:30pm, Thursdays @ 10:30am & 11:30am
Family Storytime — Saturdays @ 10:30am
K-2nd Adventures — Tuesdays in July @ 6pm — K-2nd grade kids read, create, discover and explore through books, activities and more.
3rd-5th Adventures — Thursdays in July @ 4:30pm — 3rd-5th grade kids read, create, discover and explore through books, activities and more.
K-5th Summer Super Specials: Rockstar Magic of Chris and Neal — Friday, July 7, 2017 @ 2pm — Experience a mind blowing, high energy illusion show with a rockin’ soundtrack!
K-5th Summer Super Specials: American Wildlife Refuge — Friday, July 14, 2017 @ 2:00pm — Meet live owls and other raptors, and learn secrets about their lives in the wild!
K-5th Summer Super Specials: Insane Science of Fairyland — Friday, July 21, 2017 @ 2:00pm — Join Casey’s Laugh N Learn for a journey to a world where science and story collide!
K-5th Summer Super Specials: The Basketball Spin Man — Friday, July 28, 2017 @ 2:00pm — Get in on the action and see if the Spin Man can spin 11 basketballs at one time!
All listed teen events are Mondays at 6pm unless otherwise noted:
It’s all about the ice cream! — July 10, 2017 — Come celebrate National Ice Cream Month by making your own ice cream – from scratch.
Do you emoji? — July 17, 2017 — Celebrate World Emoji Day with games, trivia and pointers about cell phone etiquette.
Tiny Food, Big Taste! — July 24, 2017 — Join the tiny food movement by making miniature versions of your favorite treats!
Harry Potter Party — July 31, 2017 — Celebrate Harry Potter’s Birthday with an interactive movie experience of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”. For rising 6 – 10th graders Registration Requested
Teen Leadership Corp — Saturday, July 29, 2017, 1-4pm — This is a Corp hosted event.