Classes and events at Rowan Public Library
Computer classes: Classes are free. Sessions are 90 minutes long. Class size is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Dates and times are subject to change without notice.
Headquarters ó Nov. 9, 7 p.m., Absolute Beginners Yahoo e-mail; Nov. 12, 2:30 p.m., Absolute Beginners Internet Searching; Nov. 16, 7 p.m., Business Resources on the Web; Nov. 19, 2:30 p.m., Introduction to Heritage Quest; Nov. 23, 7 p.m., Absolute Beginners Computer Class.
South ó Thursday, 11 a.m., Basic MS Access; Nov. 16, 7 p.m., Google Class.
East ó Nov. 24, 1 p.m., Google Class.
Myths and Mysteries: Nov. 12, 7 p.m., Stanback Auditorium. Susan Waller, storyteller, will tell about mysterious tales and weird happenings in Rowan County. Come and share stories. Please enter using the Fisher Street door closest to Church Street.
Children’s storytime: Through Nov. 19, weekly story time. for more information, call 704-216-8234.
Headquarters ó Tiny Tots (infants-23 months), Wednesdays, 11 a.m.; Toddler Time (2 years), Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.; Preschool Time (3-5-year-olds), Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.; Noodlehead (4-8 years), Thursdays, 4 p.m.
South ó Preschool Time, Mondays, 10:30 a.m.; Noodlehead, Mondays, 4 p.m.; Toddler Time, Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.; Baby Time, Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.
East ó Toddler Time, Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.; Preschool Time, Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.; Baby Time, Thursdays, 11 a.m.
Book chats for children: Thursday, 4:15 p.m., “The Chocolate Touch” by Patrick Skene Catlin, grades three and four. Children in grades 2-5 are invited to participate in Book Chats, a new program at South Regional library only. Registration required. Call 704-216-7728.
Teen program: Game night at the library. Play videogames on the big screen or favorite board games, 5:30-7 p.m. at all locations. For information, call 704-216-8234. South, Nov. 13; East, Nov. 19; Headquarters, Nov. 30.
Tuesday Night at the Movies: All movies are at 6:30 p.m. All movies are rated G, PG or PG 13. Children should be accompanied by an adult. Free popcorn and lemonade.
Disney favorites. Tuesday, “Peter Pan”; Nov. 10, “Wall-E”; Nov. 17, “Sword in the Stone”; Nov. 24, “Robin Hood.”
Displays: Headquarters ó art by Art Gang; dolls and books by Rowan Doll Society; South ó handmade baskets by Shirley Bacom. East ó Friends Basket display.
November hours: Nov. 11, all branches closed for Veterans Day; Nov. 26-27, all branches closed for Thanksgiving.Literacy: Call the Rowan County Literacy Council at 704-216-8266 for more information on teaching or receiving literacy tutoring for English speakers or for those for whom English is a second language.