Greensboro - Greensboro, NC


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Greensboro

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

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Sun 10-10
Mon-Thu 9-10
Fri&Sat 9-11

 

50 Upcoming events at Greensboro - Greensboro, NC

October 2017

Tuesday

24

Tuesday's Toddler Storytime: Baby Goes to the Market

Storytime
Tuesday October 24, 2017 11:00 AM Today is United Nations Day and this morning we're celebrating by reading international stories. Baby Goes to Market by Atinuke, tells the story of Baby and Mama going to the market near their home in Southwest Nigeria. How does their trip to the market differ from your trips to the grocery store with your Mama?

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Tethered: The Life of Henrietta Hall Schuck, the First American Woman Missionary to China by Brenda H. Cox

Author Event (Local Interest, Religion & Inspiration)
Tuesday October 24, 2017 7:00 PM Local author Brenda Cox joins us for the release of her book Tethered. Her book tells the story of Henrietta Hall Shuck and her life as a missionary in China. She and her husband served in China beginning in 1835, during a time when western women were forbidden to set foot on the Chinese mainland. She and her husband founded schools and churches all during the time of the First Opium War.

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Saturday

28

Mary McScary and Creepy Pair of Underwear! Storytime

Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday October 28, 2017 11:00 AM Join us for a special Halloween Storytime! First, in Mary McScary, bestselling authors R.L. Stine and Marc Brown join forces again in a funny story featuring a fearless anti-heroine that will have kids and their parents cheering. Then, in Creepy Pair of Underwear!, Aaron Reynolds and Peter Brown team up for a hilarious and creepy story of a brave rabbit and a very weird pair of underwear.

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Tuesday

31

Tuesday's Toddler Storytime: Halloween Stories

Storytime
Tuesday October 31, 2017 11:00 AM Happy Halloween! Come dressed in your Halloween costume or come as you are and join us this morning for a special Halloween Storytime with favorite Halloween books. After our Storytime, trick-or-treat throughout the store for treats,or maybe some tricks.

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November 2017

Wednesday

01

Eclectic Book Club

Book Group (Biography, Fiction)
Wednesday November 01, 2017 7:00 PM Join this fun-filled but focused book group that reads from a wide variety of genres. This month is our annual reader's choice month. Read a holiday or inspirational book and share it with the group. Come and help us pick the next few months' books to read.

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Friday

03

Camp Half Blood

Book Group, Children's Event
Friday November 03, 2017 7:00 PM Percy Jackson fans are invited to join us for our new young readers club. Each month we will go a little deeper into one of the books in the series or learn about a similar series.

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Saturday

04

Bruce's Big Move Storytime

Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday November 04, 2017 11:00 AM Our favorite curmudgeonly bear now shares his home with not only his four geese, but three rowdy mice, too! Fed up with their shenanigans, Bruce sets off to find a rodent-free household. As usual, nothing goes quite according to plan. Join us for this hilarious Storytime that is sure to keep kids giggling.

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Tuesday

07

Tuesday's Toddler Storytime

Storytime (Children's)
Tuesday November 07, 2017 11:00 AM Bring your your child to our Tuesday morning Storytime. It is a Storytime planned for young children with short attention spans. We read classic and new books with bright pictures, rhymes and repetitions along with a fun-filled craft or activity.

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Wednesday

08

Coloring Club

Other
Wednesday November 08, 2017 12:48 PM Many recent studies are showing the great benefits of coloring. A great tool for relaxation, it is also being used in therapies, because it engages both the right and left side of the brain. Join us on the second Wednesday of every month for a relaxing afternoon of coloring. Experiment with different art supplies and different pictures to color.

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Sisters in Crime Writers' Group

Writing Group
Wednesday November 08, 2017 6:30 PM Mystery writers are invited to join this newly forming critique group that will be facilitated by award-winning mystery writer and Sisters in Crime member Jennie Spallone. Please bring eight pages of double-spaced work with you.

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