Calendar of Events

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Library Board of Trustees Meeting
The Henderson County Public Library Board of Trustees will meet on the 2nd Thursday in the Board Room of the Main Library unless otherwise announced.
Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017
Time: 9:00am – 10:00am
Location: Main Library – Boardroom, Main Library
Categories: Meetings

Yoga @ Mills River- Thursday Series
Learn proper alignment, improve strength & flexibility, & enjoy deep, guided relaxation with Lynn Edgar, an experienced yoga therapist at the 500hr level. Registration required- contact the Mills Riv…
Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017
Time: 9:00am – 10:30am
Location: Mills River Branch
Categories: Adult Programs

Blue Ridge Literacy Council Office Hours
The Blue Ridge Literacy Council will hold office hours at the Etowah Library on Thursdays from 10am-12pm in a study room. Come to the library to meet the staff from the Literacy Council, enroll as a student or …
Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Etowah Branch
Categories: Adult Programs Community Sponsored Events

Fletcher Book Club
Read what you want and bring it to the table for discussion. The Fletcher Book Club meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month. Everyone is welcome! For more information, contact the Fletcher Library at 687-1218.
Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am
Location: Fletcher- Auditorium, Fletcher Branch
Categories: Adult Programs

Mills River Book Club
The Mills River Book Club meets the 2nd Thursday of each month. Join us to discuss the current book club selection. Everyone is welcome! For more information, or to find out what we’re reading, contact t…
Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am
Location: Mills River Branch
Categories: Adult Programs

Mahjong
Experienced players are welcome. Beginners may observe and will be coached if possible. Registration required- Contact the Fletcher Library at 687-1218 for more information or to register. .
Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017
Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Location: Fletcher- Downstairs, Fletcher Branch
Categories: Adult Programs

Eclectic 4th Thursday Book Club
This is a book discussion group, sponsored by the Friends of the Library. For more information about the group, contact Marlene Elrod at 692-4861.
Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017
Time: 1:30pm – 3:00pm
Location: Main Library – Boardroom, Main Library
Categories: Adult Programs Community Sponsored Events

Writers Guild
All writers are invited to join a lively discussion about the guild’s current projects related to publishing and the marketing of your work. Learn tricks and techniques from published authors and aspiring w…
Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017
Time: 1:30pm – 3:00pm
Location: Fletcher- Auditorium, Fletcher Branch
Categories: Community Sponsored Events Adult Programs

Better Business Bureau of Asheville and WNC Presents Senior Scams
Knowledge is the best way to arm yourself or a loved one against scams and schemes such as financial exploitation, fake check schemes, home repair or improvement scams, identity theft, investment schemes, sweep…
Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Kaplan Auditorium, Main Library
Categories: Adult Programs

Teen STEAM Lab
Teens grades 6-12: Join us each month as we have fun exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. This month we will explore coding. No experience with coding is neccesary. Space is limited, regi…
Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: Main Library – Children’s Auditorium, Main Library
Categories: Teen Programs
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Spanish Storytime/Programa de Cuentos Infantiles en espanol
Cuentos infantiles, canciones y rimas para ninos de todas las edades. Durante estos programas tendremos invitados especiales y juegos infantiles. Recuerde, !Hablar dos idiomas enriquece la educacion de sus h…
Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: Kaplan Auditorium, Main Library
Categories: Children’s Programs

 

Friday, December 15, 2017

Art Club @ Green River!
Love arts and crafts? Join us at the Green River Library and be creative. We try to do something different each time we meet. Craft supplies are provided. For more information, contact the Green River Librar…
Date: Friday, December 15, 2017
Time: 3:00pm – 4:45pm
Location: Green River Branch
Categories: All Ages Children’s Programs Teen Programs

 

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Apple Country Lacers
This group makes bobbin lace and fosters an interest in the traditional weaving art form. At meetings we provide instruction with occasional classes and guest teachers.
Date: Saturday, December 16, 2017
Time: 10:15am – 12:45pm
Location: Fletcher- Auditorium, Fletcher Branch
Categories: Community Sponsored Events Meetings

 

Monday, December 18, 2017

Etowah’s Knitting Club
Join us at the Etowah Library for our weekly knitting group! Anyone can join at any level of ability. Make new friends and enjoy the fellowship of fellow stitchers! For more information, please contact the E…
Date: Monday, December 18, 2017
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am
Location: Etowah Branch – Children’s Room, Etowah Branch
Categories: Adult Programs

Community Sing-a-long
Join us at the Edneyville Library for a monthly sing-a-long. We get together the 3rd Monday of each month. All ages are welcome! Sing, strum, or just tap your toes! For more information, contact the Edney…
Date: Monday, December 18, 2017
Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Location: Edneyville Branch
Categories: Adult Programs All Ages Children’s Programs Teen Programs

Read to Virgil the Library Dog
Sign up for a 15-minute session to read to a dog! For both children and adults. If the reader is a child, parent or guardian must be present. Registration required. For more information, or to sign up, ca…
Date: Monday, December 18, 2017
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: Fletcher- Auditorium, Fletcher Branch
Categories: Adult Programs All Ages Children’s Programs Teen Programs

NCWN Open Mic Night
The Henderson County Chapter of the NC Writers’ Network is providing a forum for area writers to read from their works. Members and Nonmembers of the NCWN are invited to read from works of prose (5 m…
Date: Monday, December 18, 2017
Time: 5:15pm – 7:30pm
Location: Kaplan Auditorium, Main Library
Categories: Adult Programs Community Sponsored Events

 

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Yoga @ Mills River- Tuesday Series
Learn proper alignment, improve strength & flexibility, & enjoy deep, guided relaxation with Lynn Edgar, an experienced yoga therapist at the 500hr level. Registration required- contact the Mills Riv…
Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time: 9:00am – 10:30am
Location: Mills River Branch
Categories: Adult Programs

Blue Ridge Literacy Council Office Hours
The Blue Ridge Literacy Council will hold office hours at the Fletcher Library on Tuesdays from 10:30am-12pm. Come to the library to meet the staff from the Literacy Council, enroll as a student or tutor, or ju…
Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm
Location: Fletcher- Auditorium, Fletcher Branch
Categories: Adult Programs Community Sponsored Events

Knit & Crochet Group for Adults
The Mills River Knit and Crochet Group meets every Tuesday at 1pm. Join us every week to share what you are working on or to get help from the group. Interested in learning? This is the place for you. Everyone…
Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Mills River Branch
Categories: Adult Programs

Apple Users Group
This group is for anyone who wants to learn more about Apple devices. The group decides on and discusses different topics each month. Look for our flyers in the library to see what we’re discussing next! …
Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: Kaplan Auditorium, Main Library
Categories: Adult Programs Technology Classes

Christian Fiction Book Club
The Edneyville Christian Fiction Book Club meets the third Tuesday of each month to discuss a particular Christian fiction book. Everyone is welcome. For more information, contact the Edneyville Library at …
Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Edneyville Branch
Categories: Adult Programs

Intermediate Spanish
This is an interest group held by the public- medium to advanced levels of Spanish are spoken. Come by and test out your Spanish comprehension. For more information, contact the Fletcher Library at 687-1218.
Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: Fletcher- Auditorium, Fletcher Branch
Categories: Adult Programs

Kindness Rocks!
Paint a rock to help spread kindness in our community. Give your rock as a gift or hide it somewhere for someone else to find and post on the “HVL NC Rocks” or “WNC Rocks” Facebook pages. …
Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: Mills River Branch
Categories: All Ages Adult Programs Children’s Programs Teen Programs

 

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Windows 10 Basics
Prerequisites: Basic computer skills In this presentation you will learn the basics of using the Windows 10 operating system. Learn the difference between the Start Menu and the Desktop, how to manipulate &…
Date: Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Time: 10:00am – 11:30am
Location: Main Library – Boardroom, Main Library
Categories: Technology Classes

Etowah Book Club
Join us at the Etowah Library for our book club! We meet every third Wednesday and would love to have you! For more information, contact the Etowah Library at 891-6577.
Date: Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Location: Etowah – Meeting Room, Etowah Branch
Categories: Adult Programs

Art Full of Science
Discover how artists use science to create one of a kind creations. Students will learn art techniques, explore the science behind them, and take home creations of their own. Presented by Hands On! For Grad…
Date: Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: Mills River Branch
Categories: Children’s Programs

Read to Diamond the Library Dog
Sign up for a 15-minute session to read to a dog! For both children and adults. If the reader is a child, parent or guardian must be present. Registration required. For more information, or to sign up, ca…
Date: Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: Fletcher- Auditorium, Fletcher Branch
Categories: Adult Programs All Ages Children’s Programs Teen Programs

 

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Yoga @ Mills River- Thursday Series
Learn proper alignment, improve strength & flexibility, & enjoy deep, guided relaxation with Lynn Edgar, an experienced yoga therapist at the 500hr level. Registration required- contact the Mills Riv…
Date: Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time: 9:00am – 10:30am
Location: Mills River Branch
Categories: Adult Programs

Blue Ridge Literacy Council Office Hours
The Blue Ridge Literacy Council will hold office hours at the Etowah Library on Thursdays from 10am-12pm in a study room. Come to the library to meet the staff from the Literacy Council, enroll as a student or …
Date: Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Etowah Branch
Categories: Adult Programs Community Sponsored Events

Mahjong
Experienced players are welcome. Beginners may observe and will be coached if possible. Registration required- Contact the Fletcher Library at 687-1218 for more information or to register. .
Date: Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Location: Fletcher- Auditorium, Fletcher Branch
Categories: Adult Programs

Monday, December 25, 2017

Library Closed
All library locations will be closed for the Christmas holiday.
Date: Monday, December 25, 2017
Time: All Day Event
Categories: Library Closings

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Library Closed
All library locations will be closed for the Christmas holiday.
Date: Tuesday, December 26, 2017
Time: All Day Event
Categories: Library Closings

 

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Goodwill Career Connections
Drop in and meet one-on-one with an advisor who can connect you to great opportunities for work, training, and education. For more information, contact the Fletcher Library at 687-1218.
Date: Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time: 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Location: Fletcher- Auditorium, Fletcher Branch
Categories: Community Sponsored Events Adult Programs

Read to Diamond the Library Dog
Sign up for a 15-minute session to read to a dog! For both children and adults. If the reader is a child, parent or guardian must be present. Registration required. For more information, or to sign up, ca…
Date: Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: Fletcher- Auditorium, Fletcher Branch
Categories: Adult Programs All Ages Children’s Programs Teen Programs

 

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Yoga @ Mills River- Thursday Series
Learn proper alignment, improve strength & flexibility, & enjoy deep, guided relaxation with Lynn Edgar, an experienced yoga therapist at the 500hr level. Registration required- contact the Mills Riv…
Date: Thursday, December 28, 2017
Time: 9:00am – 10:30am
Location: Mills River Branch
Categories: Adult Programs

Blue Ridge Literacy Council Office Hours
The Blue Ridge Literacy Council will hold office hours at the Etowah Library on Thursdays from 10am-12pm in a study room. Come to the library to meet the staff from the Literacy Council, enroll as a student or …
Date: Thursday, December 28, 2017
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Etowah Branch
Categories: Adult Programs Community Sponsored Events

Mahjong
Experienced players are welcome. Beginners may observe and will be coached if possible. Registration required- Contact the Fletcher Library at 687-1218 for more information or to register. .
Date: Thursday, December 28, 2017
Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Location: Fletcher- Auditorium, Fletcher Branch
Categories: Adult Programs

 

Monday, January 1, 2018

Library Closed
All library locations will be closed for the New Year holiday.
Date: Monday, January 1, 2018
Time: All Day Event
Categories: Library Closings

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Yoga @ Mills River- Tuesday Series
Learn proper alignment, improve strength & flexibility, & enjoy deep, guided relaxation with Lynn Edgar, an experienced yoga therapist at the 500hr level. Registration required- contact the Mills Riv…
Date: Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Time: 9:00am – 10:30am
Location: Mills River Branch
Categories: Adult Programs

Blue Ridge Literacy Council Office Hours
The Blue Ridge Literacy Council will hold office hours at the Fletcher Library on Tuesdays from 10:30am-12pm. Come to the library to meet the staff from the Literacy Council, enroll as a student or tutor, or ju…
Date: Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm
Location: Fletcher- Auditorium, Fletcher Branch
Categories: Adult Programs Community Sponsored Events

Knit & Crochet Group for Adults
The Mills River Knit and Crochet Group meets every Tuesday at 1pm. Join us every week to share what you are working on or to get help from the group. Interested in learning? This is the place for you. Everyone…
Date: Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Mills River Branch
Categories: Adult Programs

Intermediate Spanish
This is an interest group held by the public- medium to advanced levels of Spanish are spoken. Come by and test out your Spanish comprehension. For more information, contact the Fletcher Library at 687-1218.
Date: Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: Fletcher- Auditorium, Fletcher Branch
Categories: Adult Programs

Lego Club @ Mills River
The Mills River Lego Club meets the 1st Tuesday of each month. If you’re a great Lego builder, or a first timer, this is the place for you. Open to anyone interested, no need to sign up. This will give chil…
Date: Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: Mills River Branch
Categories: Children’s Programs

 

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Midweek Matinee- Wonder Woman
An Amazon princess leaves her island home and journeys to the outside world, which is being consumed by a massive war. With the help of an American pilot, she works to put an end to the conflict. Stars Gal Gado…
Date: Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Time: 2:00pm – 4:30pm
Location: Kaplan Auditorium, Main Library
Categories: Adult Programs

 

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Yoga @ Mills River- Thursday Series
Learn proper alignment, improve strength & flexibility, & enjoy deep, guided relaxation with Lynn Edgar, an experienced yoga therapist at the 500hr level. Registration required- contact the Mills Riv…
Date: Thursday, January 4, 2018
Time: 9:00am – 10:30am
Location: Mills River Branch
Categories: Adult Programs

Blue Ridge Literacy Council Office Hours
The Blue Ridge Literacy Council will hold office hours at the Etowah Library on Thursdays from 10am-12pm. Come to the library to meet the staff from the Literacy Council, enroll as a student or a tutor, or just…
Date: Thursday, January 4, 2018
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Etowah Branch
Categories: Adult Programs Community Sponsored Events

Mahjong
Experienced players are welcome. Beginners may observe and will be coached if possible. Registration required- Contact the Fletcher Library at 687-1218 for more information or to register. .
Date: Thursday, January 4, 2018
Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Location: Fletcher- Auditorium, Fletcher Branch
Categories: Adult Programs

Women’s Book Review Club
The Edneyville Book Review Group meets the first Thursday each month at 2pm to suggest “good reads” to each other from the books each has read. All are welcome to join us. For more information, con…
Date: Thursday, January 4, 2018
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Edneyville Branch
Categories: Adult Programs

Lego Club @ Fletcher
All ages are welcome to come out to the Fletcher Library on the 1st Thursday of the month for Lego Club. We will provide Legos to use while you are here- please do not bring your own. We have Duplo blocks for y…
Date: Thursday, January 4, 2018
Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Location: Fletcher- Downstairs, Fletcher Branch
Categories: All Ages Children’s Programs Teen Programs