June events at local libraries

Wayne County Public Library Events
(All programs are free; registration is necessary where noted)

Children’s Events
“Build a Better World” Summer Reading Programs, All Library Branches June 19-July 26The Children’s Departments in all branches will be promoting this summer’s reading programs that focus how we are connected to the world around us and how our actions affect our surroundings and the lives of others. Call the Children’s Department at your local branch to find out more and to get signed up! Our program schedules for all branches are listed below:

Goldsboro Library, 1001 E. Ash Street, Goldsboro, 919-735-1824
Mondays at 9:30 a.m., ages 3-6, families/small groups
Mondays at 10:30 a.m., ages 7-11, families/small groups
Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m., ages 3-6, groups/daycares
Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m., ages 7-11, groups/daycares
Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m., ages 3-11, families
Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m., ages 7-11, groups/daycares
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m., ages 3-6, groups/daycares
Day Camps or Daycares will have to complete a separate roster sheet with children’s information.

Fremont Library, 202 N. Goldsboro Street, Fremont, 919-705-1893
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m., ages 5-12

Pikeville Library, 1107 W. Main Street, Pikeville, 919-705-1892
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., ages 5-12

Steele Memorial Library, 119 W. Main Street, Mount Olive, 919-299-8105
Wed., June 28 at 10:00 a.m., ages 5 & below, Super Summer Story Time
Thurs., June 29 at 10:00 a.m., ages 5-12, Build a Better World Activity Stations (games, crafts & interactive fun)
Wed., July 19 at 10:00 a.m., ages 5 & below, Super Summer Story Time
Thurs. July 20 at 10:00 a.m., ages 5-12, Build It! Amazing Constructions (design and create activities)

Summer Garden Program (Ages Pre-K to 5th grade)
Goldsboro Library, Thursdays 9:30-10:30 a.m. from June 22-July 27
Register at: 919-735-1824, ext. 5105
Week 1: What Plants Are Made Of
Week 2: Weeds and Other Garden Aliens
Week 3: Creepy Crawly Garden Helpers
Week 4: I Can Eat a Whole Plant!
Week 5: Gardening at Home
Week 6: Gardening with Friends

Guys Read (3rd-5th grade boys)
Goldsboro Library, Thursday, June 15 and Thursday, June 29, 7-8 p.m.
Contact: 919-735-1824 ext. 5121
3rd-5th guys read for fun, talk and play loudly, and snack!

Children’s Movie Matinee (Ages 12 and below)
Goldsboro Library, Saturday, June 17, 2-4 p.m.
Register at: 919-735-1824, ext. 5105
Escape the heat in our cool auditorium, and enjoy a free movie with us! We will have a surprise movie, snacks, and coloring sheets available. Please register with the children’s department.

Mad Science (children must be accompanied by an adult) Thursday, June 22
Pikeville Community Center (ages 5-12), 10-11 a.m.
Contact: 919-705-1892, or 1893
Steele Memorial Library (ages 5-12), 1-2 p.m.
Contact: 919-299-8105, ext. 8004
Goldsboro Library (ages 3-11), 3-4 p.m.
Contact: 919-735-1824, ext. 5105
Join us for a fun, interactive science adventure! http://triangle.madscience.org/
Teen Events

Building Bridges
Steele Memorial Library, Wednesday, June 21, 3-4 p.m.
Contact: 919-299-8105, ext. 3
We will introduce our summer program and talk about how you can win prizes! We will also build bridges out of everyday household items!

Redesign & Revamp
Goldsboro Library, Friday, June 23, 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 4-5 p.m.
Contact: 919-735-1824, ext. 5242
Hey Teens! Do you want a place at the library to call your own? We need your help in recreating the teen section of the Goldsboro Library! Come out, help us think of ideas, and plan a cool makeover. Light refreshments will be provided.

Doughnuts, Doodles & Flavored Shaved Ice
Goldsboro Library, Friday, June 23, 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 4-5 p.m.
Contact: 919-735-1824, ext. 5242
Gather ‘round the table and doodle while you snack on some delicious doughnuts and flavored shaved ice! Be adventurous a try out a maple bacon long john or stick to a classic favorite like strawberry frosted with sprinkles. Either way, we’ll have plenty of creativity, sweet treats, and friendship to go around!

Habitat for Humanity
Goldsboro Library, Friday, June 23, 3-4 p.m.
Contact: 919-735-1824, ext. 5242
What can we build together? Join us as we learn more about Habitat for Humanity, and how it is helping people in our area.

Engineering Mysteries
Steele Memorial Library, Wednesday, June 28, 3-4 p.m.
Register at: 919-299-8105, ext. 3
Can you build the best structure? Matt Whittle from Habitat for Humanity will share his expertise on creating something out of nothing!

Hang Out
Goldsboro Library, Friday, June 30, 9-11 a.m. and 4-5 p.m.
Contact: 919-735-1824, ext. 5242
Bring your musical instruments, iPod, smartphone, poetry, spoken words, or songs, and we will celebrate Independence Day early through music, with light refreshments!

Animation, Gaming, and Production
Goldsboro Library, Friday, June 30, 3-4 p.m.
Contact: 919-735-1824, ext. 5242
There’s a place for you in the world of production, animation, and gaming. Come learn more about this business.

Sandy Shores
Goldsboro Library, Friday, June 30, 9-11 a.m. and 4-5 p.m.
Contact: 919-735-1824, ext. 5242
Staycation—let’s bring some elements of the beach to the Library!
Adult Events

Better Choices (Nutrition Series)
Goldsboro Library, Mondays in June, 12-1 p.m.
Contact: 919-735-1824 ext. 5130
Michelle Estrada will teach you how to make better food choices and delicious healthy recipes in this nutrition education series. No registration is necessary.

Adulting 101: Getting A Job (for 18-25 year olds)
Goldsboro Library, Monday, June 12, 4-5 p.m.
Contact: 919-735-1824 ext. 5121
Learn essential skills for living in the adult world, like how to write a great resume through Optimal Resume as you start searching for jobs.

Legal Aid Clinic: Divorce
Goldsboro Library, Thursday, June 15, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Contact: 919-735-1824 ext. 5130
Learn the basics of pro-se divorce in North Carolina through this free online seminar, followed by an online Q & A session.

Adulting 101: What is Fake News?
Goldsboro Library, Monday, June 19, 4-5 p.m.
Contact: 919-735-1824 ext. 5121
One term that has been used a lot recently in the media is the term “fake news.” But what is fake news? Learn all about fake news and how to separate real from fake news in this session.

Adult Summer Reading – Habitat for Humanity
Steele Memorial Library, Tuesday, June 20, 2-3 p.m.
Contact: 919-299-8105, ext. 3
Matthew Whittle with Habitat for Humanity will present a seminar about how Habitat works and how you can volunteer in your community. They will build a house in Mt. Olive in 2018, so please join us in our discussion about this wonderful program.

A Portable Library: Ebooks!
Goldsboro Library, Tuesday, June 20, 2-3 p.m.
Register at: 919-735-1824, ext. 5130
Ebooks let you carry a whole library’s worth of books on your tablet or phone—perfect for summer vacations! This class will help you to find, download, and read ebooks from the Library’s free online collection. Registration is required.

Travels with Julie Beck
Goldsboro Library, Wednesday, June 21, 4-5 p.m.
Contact: 919-735-1824, ext. 5130
Julie Beck travels all over the world—you might say she’s an expert! She will share fun stories and travel advice in this free program.

African American Poetry: A Celebration
Goldsboro Library, Thursday, June 22, 6-7 p.m.
Contact: 919-735-1824 ext. 5121
Lenard Moore, English Professor at the University of Mount Olive and 2014 Recipient of the N.C. Literature Award, will discuss the great contributions of African Americans to poetry and will read selected poems.

Clean Green!
Goldsboro Library, Tuesday, June 27, 3-4 p.m.
Contact: 919-735-1824, ext. 5130
Make your home a cleaner, fresher, safer place to live by learning how to make your own nontoxic cleaning products.

Adult Summer Reading – Wellness & Massage Therapy
Steele Memorial Library, Wednesday, June 28, 2-3 p.m.
Register at: 919-299-8105 ext. 3
Tana Johnson, a licensed massage therapist, will be giving a program on body wellness and therapeutic massage. Please register; seating is limited.

Making Homes Energy-Efficient
Goldsboro Library, Thursday, June 29, 3-4 p.m.
Contact: 919-735-1824, ext. 5130
Learn how you can make your home more comfortable and lower your utility bills in this free program.
Computer Classes

Internet Basics
Steele Memorial Library, Friday, June 9, 10-11 a.m.
Register at: 919-299-8105 ext. 3
Beginning computer users will explore how to search safely on the Internet. Please register.

NC Works, Intro to Computers
NC Works Career Center, Friday, June 16, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
NC Works Center: 919-731-7950
Learn the basics of using the computer, setting up an e-mail account, and looking for a job online. Individual assistance is available. Located at the NC Works Center, behind the McDonald’s on Wayne Memorial Drive.

Computer Basics
Steele Memorial Library, Friday, June 23, 10-11 a.m.
Register at: 919-299-8105 ext. 3
This class is intended for beginning computer users. Please register.

Computer Security and Privacy
Goldsboro Library, Saturday, June 24, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Contact: 919-735-1824 ext. 3
Learn about computer viruses, malware, phishing, and other computer security problems, as well as how to recognize spam and common online scams.

ABCs of Computers
Goldsboro Library, Monday, June 26, 6-8 p.m.
Contact: 919-735-1824 ext. 3
Learn basic computer terms, how to use a mouse and keyboard, how to open a program, and what devices you can use with your computer.

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