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Central Library Gardening Program, April 17 @ 4 pm
Teen Poetry Contest!
On The Same Poem features poet Joseph Mills
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  1. Saturday, April 19, 2014
    1. Girl Gaming (Teen Central)
      1:00 PM - Teen Central
  2. Monday, April 21, 2014
    1. Open Mic Night (Teen Central)
      5:00 PM - Teen Central
  3. Tuesday, April 22, 2014
    1. College Study Skills (Central)
      6:15 PM - Auditorium
  4. Tuesday, April 29, 2014
    1. The Word is OUT: Open Mic Night
      7:00 PM - Central Library
  5. Saturday, May 03, 2014
    1. Multicultural Crafts Fair
      11:00 AM - Central Library Lawn

Central Library News

  1. Books We Like

    Books We Like

    This month Michael Ackerman of Central's Pop Library Department shares some of his favorite titles with us.

  2. Anniversaries in Music for 2014

    Anniversaries in Music for 2014

    2014 marks the 30th anniversary of the classic 1980’s movie Footloose starring Kevin Bacon. Talk show host Jimmy Fallon just celebrated the occasion by banning dancing on his show. The ban ended when Kevin reenacted his famous moves on Fallon’s stage. Download and listen to the song “Footloose” by Kenny Loggins on the library's Freegal Music Site, and celebrate these musical anniversaries with your own fancy footwork.

  3. Hidden Stars Talent Show Monday, April 28th @ 2pm

    Hidden Stars Talent Show Monday, April 28th @ 2pm

    Hidden Stars Talent Show will be Monday, April 28th @ 2pm in the Central Library Auditorium.

  4. North Carolina Digital Library: Page to Screen III

    North Carolina Digital Library: Page to Screen III

    There are lots of beloved books getting the big-screen treatment in 2014 — like Mockingjay, The Fault in Our Stars, Gone Girl, and Divergent, just to name a few. Many of these titles can be enjoyed as eBooks and audiobooks free, by visiting the North Carolina Digital Library powered by Overdrive.

  5. Database of the Month: Literary Databases

    Database of the Month: Literary Databases

    From authors like Avi to Yevgeny Ivanovich Zamyatin and famous works such as The Lyrical Poetry of Byron, our Literary Databases have you covered. These resources make writing reports on various literary topics a breeze and enjoyable.