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

 

42 Upcoming events at Greensboro - Greensboro, NC

July 2016

Tuesday

26

Tuesday's Toddler Storytime: Ellen Bryant Lloyd With Freckles and the Great Beach Rescue

Storytime
Tuesday July 26, 2016 11:00 AM Join us this morning with author Ellen Bryant Lloyd reading her book Freckles and the Great Beach Rescue. Freckles' new friend Pinch the crab teaches Freckles many new things on the beach ... building sand castles, collecting shells and seaweed catch. They played so hard they didn't see that a big storm was coming and then they hear cries for help. Can Freckles and Pinch be heroes?

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Thursday

28

Living Between the Dash by Rebecca G. Jones

Author Discussion , Author Signing (Fiction, Local Interest)
Thursday July 28, 2016 7:00 PM Local author Rebecca Jones joins us with her debut novel Living Between the Dash. Gabrielle and Michael met in college and married young. The long hours of his hospital residency takes him away from his home and wife a lot of the time. A former boyfriend and a coworker tempt Gabrielle to stray. Life begins with your birth and ends with your death, what happens between the dash is real life.

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Saturday

30

Harry Potter Countdown to Midnight Party

Special Event (Childrens)
Saturday July 30, 2016 8:00 PM Join us for a special Countdown to Midnight Party leading up to the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two, a special rehearsal edition script book, which goes on sale July 31 at midnight. The party will feature a special Muggle Wall where customers can share their favorite memories of Harry Potter as well as amazing giveaways and fun-filled activities!

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Sunday

31

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Celebration

Special Event (Other)
Sunday July 31, 2016 9:00 AM If you missed our midnight party, or if you read the book and now want to talk about it, join us all day for events and activities as we celebrate the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

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August 2016

Tuesday

02

Tuesday's Toddler Storytime: Lucy Ladybug

Storytime
Tuesday August 02, 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. This week we're reading the newly released book by Sharon King-Chai. Your child will be so involved in the story of Lucy Ladybug not fitting in with the others, that they won't realize they are learning colors, seasons and numbers at the same time.

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Dead'y Reading by Lonnie D. Groendes

Author Reading, Author Signing
Tuesday August 02, 2016 7:00 PM North Carolina writer joins us again this year with his second novel Deadly Rising. Lilly Pennwether, the owner of the local used-books store and sleuth, returns. The calm serenity of the Blue Ridge Mountains is ripped apart again when a murder is discovered at a quiet ski resort village. It's neighbor against neighbor as crimes continue to take place and everyone is suspect.

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Wednesday

03

Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics

Chris Grabenstein
Author Event (Other)
Wednesday August 03, 2016 7:00 PM Welcome to the first ever Library Olympiad. Kyle and his teammates are back, and the notorious game maker Luigi Lemoncello is at it again. He has invited teams from across the country to join, but something very suspicious is going on. Books are missing from his library. Is someone trying to censor what the kids are reading? Packed with puzzles, clues and thrilling surprises, let the games begin.

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Eclectic Book Club

Book Group (Biography, Fiction)
Wednesday August 03, 2016 7:00 PM Join this fun-filled but focused book group that reads from a wide variety of genres. Our selection for August is the Summer We Read Gatsby. Please check with a bookseller for information about where the bookclub will be meeting for this month.

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Thursday

04

The Jackson Project by Phil Cohen

Author Discussion , Author Reading, Author Signing
Thursday August 04, 2016 7:00 PM Union activist Phil Cohen worked with the ACTWU (now known as the Workers Union). In this riveting memoir he takes you from the union hall and factory gates to the bargaining table and courtroom, to the picket lines. Get to know the millworkers both inside and outside of the plant and the grim business of union busting in America. An accomplished singer-songwriter, he has recorded four albums.

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Saturday

06

Dinosaurs Love Underpants & Aliens Love Dinopants Storytime

Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday August 06, 2016 11:00 AM Join us for a wacky celebration of underpants from a bestselling author/illustrator team featuring Dinosaurs Love Underpants and Aliens Love Dinopants. Coloring and activities to follow.

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