Upcoming FOL / Library Events




Aug 3, Friday

Summer Reading Finale Ice Cream Party

Sept. 19, Wed 6:30

Business Meeting – Library Study Room

Oct 8, Mon 5:30-7:30

Event – “Meet the Candidates” – Rehobeth UMC Fellowship Hall

Oct 30, 6:30

Business Meeting – Library

Nov 12, Monday 6:30

Program – “Lessons learned from Hurricane Florence: An Insider’s View of Natural Disas- ters.” Library Community Room. Crisis and emergency management expert Courtney Stuckey Jones will present a customized analysis of potential disaster scenarios specific to our geo- graphic locale and will lead a discussion of ways we can all prepare for such scenarios in ad- vance, including some “do’s” and “don’t’s.” Library Community Room

Dec 8, Sat 5:00-7:00

Event – “Celebrating Christmas on the North American Continent.” Locals with ancestral roots in foreign lands are invited to share traditional food, customs, and activities so that we can appreciate the different ways families celebrate the holiday. And Santa will visit again this year to hear each child’s wishes. Throughout the Library and Community Room

Dec 18, Tuesday 6:30

Members Only – Holiday Social and Book Exchange. Library Community Room

Jan 15, Tuesday 6:30

Author Event – Former NC Governor Jim Martin will discuss his book Revelation Through Science. Do you wonder about the ap- parent conflicts between science and religion? The goal of the book is to help people realize that science is not the enemy of faith. Library Community Room


Feb 7, Thursday 7:00

Event – Music Variety Show (Backup Feb 21) – The public is again invited to participate as well as attend! Adult solo, group, instrumental, and choral amateurs will have an opportunity to perform at this family-friendly and supportive event. Performers can sign up at the Library. Kawai digital piano provided for performance and practice. Library Community Room

Feb 19, Tuesday

Business Meeting – Library Community Room

Mar 4-April 8, Mondays time TBA

Fun Music Course -This six-week course will entertainingly discuss different categories of music: symphony, opera, chamber music and art song, piano solo, choral, and concerto. Each class 1.5 hr. Library Community Room. No musical expertise necessary!

Mar 19, Tuesday 6:30

Things To Do For Children and Adults in Catawba County – Looking for something for you or your children to do? Join us for this open house that will showcase Catawba County organiza- tions that provide cultural, educational, and other activities. Special emphasis will be on pro- grams for children – both ongoing and summer programs. Library Community Room

Apr 16, Tuesday 6:30

Business Meeting – Library Community Room

May 21, Tuesday time TBA

Trio Event – From a selected group of books, musicians create a song and visual artists create a work of art inspired by the story. Performances and displays will be at the Library.

June 18, Tuesday 6:30

Members Only – Summer Social Pot Luck and Annual Meeting. Library Community Room.