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The Iredell County Public Library announces the following programs and events:

Statesville Library

Kids – For more information, call (704) 878-3090 x3097.

Homework Help
Tuesdays & Saturdays, By Appointment Only
DETAILS: Need a little extra help with your schoolwork? The library offers free peer tutoring on Tuedays and Saturdays. Call the Youth Services Department at 704-878-3090 x3097 to book your appointment today.

Maker Monday Projects (Mondays, 4-5 p.m.)
March 2 – Allison Woods: Seuss Day
March 9 – Bird Beaks
March 16 – Where Do Our Clothes Come From? With Tayler Jenkins
March 23 – Tween Pinterest: Newspaper Shoes
March 30 – April Fools LEGO Day

Nerd Alliance (Wednesdays, 3-5 p.m.)
March 4 – Life Size Clue
March 11 – Free Day
March 18 – Anime Day
March 25 – Game Day
DETAILS: Express your inner nerd with people who get you. Open to teens and preteens aged 11-18.

Student Service Opportunity
March 7, 10-11 a.m.
DETAILS: Come in and earn one hour of volunteer time at the library. This month we will be making seed bombs to hand out to library patrons.

Thursday Teens (Thursdays, 6-8 p.m.)
March 12 – Game Day
March 19 – Life Size Clue
March 26 – Money Management
DETAILS: Teens and tweens are welcome to attend our weekly Thursday Teens programs. Open to teens and preteens aged 11-18.

Between the Pages Book Club
March 12, 4-5 p.m.
DETAILS: There’s more than what’s between the pages of a book. We will be reading titles from the Elementary Battle of the Books list and talking about our likes and dislikes. Elementary school ages welcome.

Mutt-I-Grees
March 14, 11 a.m – 12 noon
At Iredell County Animal Services
DETAILS: Make fantastic gifts for our four-legged friends. If you need community service hours be sure to bring your form to be completed by a library staff member.

Not the End of the Story Book Club
March 19, 4-5 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.

Toys by Terry
March 21, 10-11 a.m.
DETAILS: Learn to build wooden cars, trucks, and more in our series of toy building workshops! Call the Youth Services department at 704-878-3090 x3097 or stop by to sign up.

Adults – For more information, call (704) 878-3090 x2406.

Tech Tuesdays
Every Tuesday, 2-4 p.m. by appointment only
DETAILS: Bring your devices in for technology assistance and learn how to use them. Contact the Information Services department at 704-878-3090 x2400 to book your session.

Adult Sensory Networking
March 2 & 16, 1-2 p.m.
DETAILS: Now meeting twice a month! Our outreach specialists offer interactive sensory programming at the library for adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD). Participate in crafts, games, and get to know others in this friendly and safe environment. Contact Holly Grimwood to register.

Iredell Writer’s Group & Community Novel
March 3, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
DETAILS: Are you interested in writing? Local author Billie-Fae Gill leads a writers group for both beginners and published writers at our downtown library.

Trivia Night: Super Hero Trivia
March 3, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
DETAILS: Who doesn’t love TRIVIA? Show off your knowledge of all things super hero related and you might win a fantastic prize bag.

Lunch & Learn: What Are You Reading? Book Club
March 4, 12-1 p.m.
DETAILS: Join us at the library for a different kind of book club. Drop in and discuss whatever you’re currently reading with other book lovers.

Themes & Treats Book Club: Women’s Bio/Memoir
March 5, 7-8 p.m.
DETAILS: Celebrate Women’s History Month by reading a biography or memoir about a female figure. Enjoy discussion, snacks, and coffee provided by the Friends of the Library.

Adult Anime Club
March 9, 6-7 p.m.
DETAILS: Love anime? So do we. Come in and stream and talk about anime with other library users.

Crochet Club
March 9 & 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
DETAILS: Come in and crochet! Learn how to start crocheting, improve your skills, get help with patterns, and more. All levels of crochet ability are welcome.

KetoLOCO
March 10, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
DETAILS: Learn about the Keto lifestyle from other Keto practitioners. Have open discussions with those on the same journey. Each month we explore Keto basics, try new products, swap recipes, and have fun! This group is designed to be a fellowship of Keto practitioners from beginners to advanced who come together and share what is working.

Adult Pinterest Club: Easter Floral Arrangements
March 11 at 12:00 p.m. & March 19 at 5:30 p.m.
DETAILS: Join us in creating spectacular floral arrangements that will add the perfect Easter flair to your table centerpiece. Registration is required. Contact Becky at becky.governale@co.iredell.nc.us or 704-878-3091 to sign up beginning the first of the month.

Maurice O. Johnson with the 102nd U.S. Colored Troops
March 21, 12-4 p.m.
DETAILS: Maurice Johnson, a member of the 102nd U.S. Colored Troops Reenactment Group will present and discuss African American troops from the Revolutionary War to Civil War and after. Mr. Johnson will be in full reenactment uniform. He will be speaking from 1-2 p.m. and will be available for questions along with his display from 12-4 pm.

Lunch & Learn: Master Gardeners
March 25, 12-1 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.


Harmony Library

For more information, call (704) 546-7086.

Maker Monday Projects (Mondays from 4-5 p.m.)
March 2 – Dr. Seuss Craft
March 9 – Pasta Lion
March 16 – St. Patrick’s Day Craft
March 23 – Art Straws
March 30 – Kite Craft

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

Tech Help
March 5, 4:30-6:30 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.

I-Care
March 11 & 25, 3-4:30 p.m.
DETAILS: Get help finding work and more with I-CARE, a local community action agency.

Snap Circuits
March 12, All Day
DETAILS: Learn to build with Snap Circuits. You can create over three hundred exciting projects, and learn all about electronics.

Harmony Writers Group
March 13 & 27, 3-4 p.m.
DETAILS: Are you interested in writing? Local authors of all abilities are welcome to share their talents and ideas at Harmony Writers Group.

Adult Pinterest Club: Easter Floral Arrangements (Registration Required)
March 14, at 10 a.m.
DETAILS: Join us in creating spectacular floral arrangements that will add the perfect Easter flair to your table centerpiece. Registration is required and begins the first of the month.

Harmony Adult Book Club
March 17 at 5 p.m. & March 19 at 12:30 p.m.
DETAILS: This month we are reading “Ordinary Grace” by William Kent Krueger. Stop by the library and place a hold on a copy today.

Student Service Opportunity
March 21, All Day
DETAILS: Come in and earn one hour of volunteer time at the library. This month we will be making seed bombs to hand out to library patrons.

Nerd Alliance
March 26, 4-5 p.m.
DETAILS: Express your inner nerd with people who get you. We’ll be making paper robots this month. Open to all teens and preteens aged 11-18.

Canvas Art
March 28, 3-4 p.m.
DETAILS: Let your imagination run wild in this fun Saturday program for kids.


Troutman Library

For more information, call (704) 528-2682.

Maker Monday Projects (Mondays from 4-5 p.m.)
March 2 – Dr. Seuss Oobleck Slime
March 9 – Pi-Day Jewelry
March 16 – St. Patrick’s Day LEGO Challenge
March 23 – Rainbow Jars
March 30 – Crochet for Kids

Homework Help (Registration Required)
Wednesdays & Thursdays, 4-6 p.m.
DETAILS: Need a little extra help with your schoolwork? The library offers free peer tutoring every Thursday. Call the Troutman branch at 704-528-2682 to book your appointment today.

Grey Seal Puppets present “A Show of Virtues”
March 3, 4-5 p.m.
DETAILS: Grey Seal Puppets is returning to Troutman for a delightful family-friendly show about courage, perseverance, and politeness. This performance is sponsored by the Troutman Friends of the Library and the Town of Troutman.

T(w)eens: Dr. Seuss Nostalgia Day
March 5, 4-5 p.m.
DETAILS: Get nostalgic and relive your childhood (which really wasn’t that long ago) with some Dr Seuss fun. Play Seuss minute to win it games and listen to some of your childhood favorites. For ages 11 and up.

Tech Help
March 7, 11 a.m. – 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.

Dr. Seuss Day at the Library
March 7, 2-3 p.m.
DETAILS: Celebrate Dr Seuss’ birthday by making something Suessical with LEGOs, crafts, and listen to some of Seuss’ classics. All ages welcome.

Adult Pinterest Club: Easter Floral Arrangements (Registration Required)
March 10, at 5:30 p.m.
DETAILS: Join us in creating spectacular floral arrangements that will add the perfect Easter flair to your table centerpiece. Registration is required and begins the first of the month.

Themes & Treats Book Club: Women’s Bio/Memoir
March 11, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
DETAILS: Celebrate Women’s History Month by reading a biography or memoir about a female figure. Enjoy discussion, snacks, and coffee.

Iredell Charter Young Authors Night
March 12, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
DETAILS: Celebrate the passion and writing of young authors from Iredell Charter Academy as the K-5 grades read some of their original work.

Student Service Opportunity
March 14, 11 a.m. – 12 noon
DETAILS: Come in and earn one hour of volunteer time at the library. This month we will be making seed bombs to hand out to library patrons.

T(w)eens: St. Patty’s Day Breakout Box
March 19, 4-5 p.m.
DETAILS: Can you find all the clues and solve the puzzles? Will you break into the box before time runs out?

Iredell Charter Young Authors Night
March 24, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
DETAILS: Celebrate the passion and writing of young authors from Iredell Charter Academy as the 6-8 grades read some of their original work.

Crochet Club
March 30, 5-6 p.m.
DETAILS: Come in and crochet! Whether you’re a beginner or an expert everyone is welcome at Crochet Club. Learn how to start, improve your skills, get help with patterns and more.

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