Statesville Branch to close from January 6-11

Special to Iredell Free News

The Youth Services Department is returning to the lower level of the main branch of the Iredell County Public Library.

The Statesville branch will close from Monday, January 6, through Saturday, January 11, for the move. The Harmony and Troutman branches will remain open and have normal operating hours during this week.

January Events

Statesville Library (For more information, call 704-878-3090)

Trivia Night: Pop Culture
When: January 14, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Details: Who doesn’t love trivia? This month we’ll be asking lots of tricky questions about pop culture. Win books and bragging rights!

Lunch & Learn: Wellness Wednesdays
When: January 15, 12 to 1 p.m.
Details: NAMI In Our Own Voice presentations change attitudes and misinformation about people with mental health conditions. Hear perspectives on a highly misunderstood topic, information on how get involved with the mental health community, and more.

Not the End of the Story Book Club
When: January 16, 4 to 5 p.m.
Details: Open to all middle schoolers, this book club reads titles on the Battle of the Books middle school list. Read for fun or to study.

Adulting 101: Dining Etiquette
When: January 21, 6 to 7 p.m.
Details: Learn old traditions this new year. Join us as we learn the basic rules of etiquette at a formal table setting.

When: January 25, 11 a.m. to noon.
Details: At Iredell County Animal Services. Join us at the Animal Shelter as we make some fantastic gifts for our favorite four-legged friends.

Lunch & Learn: Master Gardeners
When: January 29, 12 to 1 p.m.
Details: Learn everything you need to know about gardening from a Master Gardener with the NC Cooperative Extension. Our lecturers feature a new topic each month, with room for Q&A time afterwards.

Sherlock Holmes Escape
When: January 30, 6 to 8 p.m.
Details: Do you have what it takes to catch the killer in time? Find out in our Sherlock Holmes Escape Room! Contact us at 704-878-3090 to register. Ages 18+

Harmony Library (For more information, call 704-546-7086)

LEGO Freeplay
When: Every Friday, All Day
Details: Let your imagination run wild with LEGO Freeplay! Create the LEGO structure of your dreams, or just play around.

When: January 8 & January 22, 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Details: Get help finding work and more with I-CARE, a local community action agency.

Harmony Adult Book Club
When: January 21, 5 p.m.; January 23, 12:30 p.m.
Details: This month we are reading The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessey, by Rachel Joyce. Stop by the library and place a hold on a copy today.

Troutman Library (For more information, call 704-528-2682)

T(w)eens: Board Games & Teen Advisory Board
When: January 2, 4 to 5 p.m.
Details: Come into the library to help us come up with fun and engaging programs that you want to do, and maybe play some board games while you’re here. For ages 11-17.

Tech Help
When: January 4, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Details: Need help on how to use your computer? We can help with that! Stop by the library for advice, tips, and tech assistance.

Themes & Treats Book Club: The Best of Goodreads
When: January 8, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Details: Read something that was nominated by readers like you on Goodreads. Fiction and nonfiction titles welcome. Enjoy discussion, snacks, and coffee provided by the Friends of the Library.

InFLUence Your Immunity Naturally
When: January 14, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Details: Learn natural ways to boost your immunity during the winter months and all year round. Valerie Mills returns for another health spotlight program.

T(w)eens: Candy Sushi
When: January 16, 4 to 5 p.m.
Details: Do you like candy? Do you like sushi? They’re totally not the same thing, but create your own edible sushi rolls out of sweet treats. For ages 11-17.