Greensboro - Greensboro, NC


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Greensboro

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

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Sun 9-10
Mon-Sat 9-11

 

47 Upcoming events at Greensboro - Greensboro, NC

May 2016

Tuesday

03

Tuesday's Toddler Storytime: Mother's Day Stories

Storytime
Tuesday May 03, 2016 11:00 AM Join us this morning to read stories that celebrate one of the most important person in all children's lives ... Mothers. We start our celebration reading Rebecca Van Slyke's new book Mom School. How do new mothers learn to be the Best Mom Ever? At Mom School of course! Joins us for crafts after our Storytime.

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Redemption Road

John Hart
Author Event (Fiction)
Tuesday May 03, 2016 7:00 PM Native son and bestselling author John Hart returns with his new book Redemption Road. A boy with a gun waits for the man that killed his mother, a troubled detective confronts her past after a brutal shooting and a good cop walks from prison after 13 years. This town is on the brink. Harlan Coben said, "Redemption Road is big, bold and impossible to put down. John Hart is a master storyteller."

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Wednesday

04

Eclectic Book Club

Book Group (Biography, Fiction)
Wednesday May 04, 2016 7:00 PM Join this fun-filled but focused book group that reads from a wide variety of genres. This month we are reading The Boys in the Boat, a book about the rowing team of the 1936 Olympics. Next month we're reading the thriller The Girl in the Red Coat.

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Star Wars X-Wing Event

Special Event, Children's Event, Teen Event (Childrens)
Wednesday May 04, 2016 7:00 PM Join us as we celebrate all things Star Wars and learn to play Star Wars X-Wing™. "May the 4th Be With You!"

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Thursday

05

Chicken Soup for the Soul: For Mom, with Love: 101 Stories About Why We Love Our Mothers

Author Reading, Author Signing
Thursday May 05, 2016 7:00 PM Local author Cindy Argiento, joins us with Chicken Soup for the Soul: For Mom, with Love. Her story is one of 101 stories that celebrates mothers and motherhood. This book does what we often forget to do - say "I love you."

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Saturday

07

Mother's Day Storytime

Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday May 07, 2016 11:00 AM In celebration of Mother's Day, read about becoming an expert grandma sitter in How to Babysit a Grandma followed by Mom School. In Mom School a little girl imagines where her mom picked up all her amazing skills, like fixing a bike tire and baking cupcakes. Join us afterward to make a card for your mom or special caregiver.

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Tuesday

10

Tuesday's Toddler Storytime: Jamberry

Storytime
Tuesday May 10, 2016 11:00 AM It's strawberry picking season. If you go for a ride in the country you can smell their sweetness in the air. In celebration, we're reading Jamberry this morning. A little boy and a rhyme-spouting bear take us on a joyful romp through the world of berries.

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Thursday

12

Meet Sheree Griffin: Unbreakable

Author Reading, Author Signing
Thursday May 12, 2016 7:00 PM Local writer Sheree Griffin joins us with her book Unbreakable. She shares her personal story of hidden secrets, abuse and the darkness of a narcissistic love.

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Saturday

14

If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don't! Storytime

Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday May 14, 2016 11:00 AM If your mom says to get ready to play at the beach, she means with a boat, or a Frisbee or a shovel. She is NOT talking about the piano. But Magnolia is a little girl with a big idea, determination and one very heavy upright piano she insists she needs to take with her. What's the worst that can happen? Find out at Storytime. Activities to follow.

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Tuesday

17

Hooray for You!: A Celebration of "You-ness"

Storytime
Tuesday May 17, 2016 11:00 AM Today we celebrate the uniqueness of all that goes into making you ... mind, body and heart. Hooray for You! takes you on a head-to-toe journey that honors individuality.

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