Iredell Public Library: Calendar of Events for August
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Here is a list of events scheduled for August at the Iredell County Library branches:
Statesville Library -- (704) 878-3090
Trivia Night. August 6, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Join us each month for trivia with your favorite themes. This month we will be asking questions about Stranger Things. The trivia will involve seasons 1-3, so make sure you're caught up!
Between the Pages Book Club. August 8, 4-5 p.m.
Join our fun new Battle of the Books reading circle for elementary aged students! We'll discuss what we liked, what we didn't and how the plot stayed with us after the story ended.
Tween Pinterest: Pipe Cleaner STEAM Challenge. August 12, 4- 5 p.m.
Use science and creativity to make a structurally sound bridge out of pipe cleaners and foil.
Not the End of the Story Book Club. August 15, 4- 5 p.m.
Open to all middle schoolers engaged in the Battle of the Books, this new book club aims to help students understand the material better. We'll discuss what we liked, what we didn't and how the plot stayed with us after the story ended.
Toys by Terry. August 17, 10-11 a.m.
Learn to build wooden cars, trucks, and more in our new series of toy building workshops! Supplies are limited and registration is required. Call 704-878-3097 or stop by to sign up.
Game Night. August 27, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Join us as we play different games each month. The winner gets a prize! This month we'll be playing life size Battleship.
Harmony Library -- (704) 546-7086
Maker Monday Projects (Mondays from 4-5 p.m.)
August 5 - Chalk Art
August 12 - Frog Craft
August 19 - Fish Bowl Craft
August 26 - Cotton Candy Puffy Paint
LEGO Freeplay. Every Friday, All Day
Let your imagination run wild with LEGO Freeplay!
Snap Circuits. August 8, All Day
Learn to build with Snap Circuits! You can create over three hundred exciting projects, and learn all about electronics.
Saturday Crafts (Saturdays from 3- 4 p.m.)
August 10 - Back to School Craft
August 24 - Cupcake Liner Fish
August 31 - Flower & Leaf Sticky Boards
Adult Pinterest Club: Napkin Coasters. August 17, 10 a.m.
Decorate your home and express your personal sense of style with these customized napkin coasters. Contact us at 704-546-7086 to sign up beginning the first of the month.
Nerd Alliance. August 22, 4-5 p.m.
Express your inner nerd with people who get you. Every week we have new crafts, games, and anime to watch. Open to all teens and preteens aged 11-18.
Troutman Library -- (704) 528-2682
National Night Out. Tuesday, August 6, 6-8:30 p.m. at Troutman ESC Park.
The library will have a table at Troutman’s National Night Out event hosted by Troutman Police Department. Come out and support your local community.
Goodwill Workforce Development: Resume Building. Thursday, August 8, 1-3 p.m.
Join a representative from Goodwill Workforce Development and learn about building powerful resumes in preparation for job searching. This workshop is open to everyone. If you are interested, contact the library to sign up.
Maker Monday: Earth, Rocks, and Fossils with Allison Woods. Monday, August 12, 4-5 p.m.
Join Allison Woods on an educational and fun adventure of learning about what makes up our awesome Earth.
Goodwill Workforce Development: Job Searching 101. Wednesday, August 21, from 1-3 p.m.
Learn how to complete online job applications and search for the perfect job that can set you on the path of a successful career. If you are interested in attending, please contact the library to sign up.
Adult Pinterest Craft Club: Napkin Coasters. Thursday, August 22, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Join us in creating beautiful designed tile coasters using decorative napkins. Supplies are provided but feel free to bring your own embellishments. Registration is required and begins the first of the month. Participants must be at least 18 years of age.
Market Munchkins at Troutman ESC Park. Tuesday, August 27, 4-5 p.m.
Join us at the Troutman ESC Park to celebrate local farmers and the yummy vegetables that they grow for us. We will read a story and make our own mini garden!