Greensboro - Greensboro, NC


Store Image

Greensboro

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

Store Hours:

Sun 9-10
Mon-Sat 9-11

 

41 Upcoming events at Greensboro - Greensboro, NC

May 2016

Tuesday

24

The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Stories

Storytime
Tuesday May 24, 2016 11:00 AM Eric Carle has brought us so many wonderful stories; it's hard to determine if there is a favorite. It's spring time so that means the caterpillars everywhere are hatching and very hungry. Join us this morning to discover the journey of this very hungry caterpillar. Fun-filled craft to follow.

» More about this event
» Add to calendar
» Email a friend

     



Thursday

26

Bars, Blues, and Booze: Stories from the Drink House

Author Discussion , Author Signing
Thursday May 26, 2016 7:00 PM UNCG Professor Emily Edwards joins us with her book Bars, Blues and Booze: Stories from the Drink House. Her collection of bar tales and the tales of musicians who had to hustle side jobs to make ends meet is more than a historical look at the bar scenes of the south. The juke joints/drink houses were a subculture where racism was left at the door.

» More about this event
» Add to calendar
» Email a friend

     



Saturday

28

Our Great Big Backyard Storytime

Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday May 28, 2016 11:00 AM To help commemorate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, this special Storytime explores Our Great Big Backyard. #1 New York Times bestselling authors' former First Lady Laura Bush and her daughter Jenna Bush Hager have created an exuberant picture book tribute to our national parks and the importance of connecting with nature. Coloring and activities to follow.

» More about this event
» Add to calendar
» Email a friend

     



Tuesday

31

When a Dragon Moves In by Jodi Moore

Storytime
Tuesday May 31, 2016 11:00 AM If you build a sand castle on the beach, a dragon will move in. That's exactly what happens to a little boy one day on the beach. Together they play in the waves, roast marshmallows and have a great day together. When he tries to tell others about the fun day he had on the beach, no one believes him. That's when the mischief begins.

» More about this event
» Add to calendar
» Email a friend

     



June 2016

Wednesday

01

Eclectic Book Club

Book Group (Biography, Fiction)
Wednesday June 01, 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 and discussing the thriller The Girl in the Red Coat by Kate Hamer. It is the story of a mother who loses her daughter while at a festival, and the little girl who finds herself living with strangers in another country. Next month's book is Forgetting Time. Come join us!

» More about this event
» Add to calendar
» Email a friend

     



Saturday

04

Summer Reading Triathlon Opening Ceremony

Special Event, Children's Event (Childrens)
Saturday June 04, 2016 11:00 AM From May 17 to September 6, kids in grades 1 through 6 can earn a free book at their local Barnes & Noble! Join us for the Summer Reading Triathlon Opening Ceremony on June 4 at 11:00AM. Kids can get their journals for a free book, enjoy fun-filled activities and cast a ballot for their favorite book hero and place to win a Gold, Silver or Bronze Medal.

» More about this event
» Add to calendar
» Email a friend

     



Camp Half Blood

Book Group, Children's Event
Saturday June 04, 2016 11:00 AM Percy Jackson fans are invited to join us for the release of the new series from Rick Riordan. The Hidden Oracle is the first book in 'The Trials of Apollo' series. Join us to learn more about the mythology world that Riordan has created. Register to win a poster signed by Riordan. Activities and crafts.

» More about this event
» Add to calendar
» Email a friend

     



I Do It with the Lights On: And 10 More Discoveries on the Road to a Blissfully Shame-Free Life

Whitney Way Thore
Author Event (Self Improvement)
Saturday June 04, 2016 7:00 PM

» More about this event
» Add to calendar
» Email a friend

     



Tuesday

07

Tuesday's Toddler Storytime: Never Ask a Dinosaur to Dinner

Storytime
Tuesday June 07, 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 morning we're reading Never Ask a Dinosaur to Dinner. This funny, rhyming book will help guide your child through bedtime rituals and a calm transition to bed. Activities to follow.

» More about this event
» Add to calendar
» Email a friend

     



Friday

10

B-Fest Teen Book Festival: B-In The Know

Special Event, Teen Event (Teens)
Friday June 10, 2016 7:00 PM Join us at 7:00PM for our Trivia Blast, created by Penguin Teen and Random House's First In Line, who will send one winner in every store advance reader's copies* of the most anticipated new teen books. *Advance reader's copies will be preselected by the publisher. #BFESTBUZZ

» More about this event
» Add to calendar
» Email a friend

     



1 2 3 4 5 NEXT