Greensboro - Greensboro, NC


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Greensboro

Friendly Center
3102 Northline Avenue
Greensboro, NC 27408
336-854-4200

Store Hours:

Sun 10-10
Mon-Thur 9-10
Fri-Sat 9-11

 

58 Upcoming events at Greensboro - Greensboro, NC

September 2016

Thursday

29

Almena Mayes With Just Eat The Beans

Author Reading, Author Signing
Thursday September 29, 2016 7:00 PM Local author Almena Lorraine Mayes joins us with her inspirational book Just Eat The Beans. In her book she writes that how we respond to challenges determines how much joy and purpose we find in life. We can't always have a steak dinner; sometimes we just have beans. You can go hungry or eat the beans and gain the strength for things to come.

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October 2016

Saturday

01

Highlights™ Magazine Storytime

Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday October 01, 2016 11:00 AM Join us for engaging activities and fun with features from Highlights™ magazine, including puzzles, group activities and a make and take book (while supplies last). For more than 70 years, the Highlights for Children brand has been committed to helping families raise creative, curious, caring and confident kids. Don't miss this engaging event for your little one!

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LEGO® Star Wars Rogue One Build Event

Special Event, Children's Event (Childrens)
Saturday October 01, 2016 4:00 PM Kids ages 8 and up are invited to join us for our LEGO® Star Wars Rogue One Build Event. In this open and fun-filled activity, participants and Star Wars fans alike will get to build designs from the exciting new film coming out this year.

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Tuesday

04

Tuesday's Toddler Storytime: Llama Llama Red Pajama

Storytime
Tuesday October 04, 2016 11:00 AM Bring your your child to our Tuesday morning Storytime. It is a Storytime planned for young children with short attention spans. In memory of author Anna Dewdeny, we're reading her modern day classic Llama Llama Red Pajama. Her warm and fuzzy stories bring smiles to both children and parents. Mama Llama is ready for bedtime and lights out, but Baby Llama doesn't think so.

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Local Author Jasper Black

Author Reading, Author Signing (Fiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy)
Tuesday October 04, 2016 7:00 PM Henry and James are two clever demons. They have been summoned by two members of the same family, independently, to bring trouble to the same soul. The two demons' schemes attract the attention of the head boss who will stop at nothing to hunt them all down, even if it means interrupting God's golf game.

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Wednesday

05

Eclectic Book Club

Book Group (Biography, Fiction)
Wednesday October 05, 2016 7:00 PM Join this fun-filled but focused book group that reads from a wide variety of genres. This month we're reading Alice Hoffman's Museum of Extraordinary Things. Next month we're reading Robert Galbraith's (aka J.K. Rowling) Cuckoo's Calling.

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Saturday

08

Tek: The Modern Caveboy Storytime

Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday October 08, 2016 11:00 AM Tek is a caveboy in love with technology. His tablet, video games, phone and TV keep him deep in his cave, glued to his devices, day in and day out. He never sees his friends or family anymore - and his ability to communicate has devolved to just one word: "UGH"! Can anyone in the village convince Tek to unplug and come outside into the big, beautiful world? Join us at Storytime to find out!

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Tuesday

11

Tuesday's Toddler Storytime: Later, Gator!

Storytime
Tuesday October 11, 2016 11:00 AM Bring your your child to our Tuesday morning Storytime. It is a Storytime planned for young children with short attention spans. Gator is moving and is sad to be saying goodbye to all of his friends. Not only is he leaving behind his friends, he's moving to a new place where it snows. Letters from his old friends help him to realize that all he has to do is be himself and he soon has new pals.

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Saturday

15

Educator Appreciation Brunch

Special Event, Educator Event (Education)
Saturday October 15, 2016 10:30 AM Pre-K through 12 educators join us for deeper discounts, workshops and special demonstrations of Dash, the amazing coding robot from Wonder Workshop, the STEAM Student Set from littleBits™ education and a WEmake FM Radio Soldering Kit from Elenco, plus much more. Also, enter for a chance to win a Maker Space for your school.

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Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcakes Storytime

Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday October 15, 2016 11:00 AM Help Pete the Cat and his friends find the missing cupcakes! Who could have taken them? In this latest Pete the Cat picture book adventure by New York Times bestselling authors James and Kimberly Dean, Pete and the gang solve the mystery of the missing cupcakes and learn that it's cool to be kind.

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