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Put on your pajamas, grab a blanket and your favorite stuffed animal, and
attend this winter holiday-themed event. Make fun crafts, enjoy yummy
refreshments, and listen to entertaining stories! Recommended for ages
3 to 11, though all children are welcome. Children.
All RPL Branches
Visit the Children's Room at any RPL branch and see if you can find all the ornaments! Each ornament goes with one of the many holidays celebrated during this festive season. Successfully complete the hunt to win a prize! Children.
Beginning Saturday, Nov. 26, check out 12, pre-wrapped children’s books and have a surprise for each day. This exciting spin on your regular check-out routine is available at all RPL children’s room locations through December 23. Children.
The Friends of RPL’s Second Saturday Bookshop, located in the West End Plaza, is open the second Saturday of each month. Shop for great deals on fiction, nonfiction, children’s items, literary gift baskets, and more! Sales at the Second Saturday Bookshop support Rowan Public Library. Cash, credit cards and checks payments accepted. For more information, visit www.friendsofrpl.org.
Create holiday cards that will be delivered to active service members in the United States Armed Forces and to veterans at the Hefner VAMC in Salisbury. Patrons can specify if their card(s) is delivered to a certain branch of the USAF or to the VA. However, cards submitted for a branch of the USAF do have specific deadlines: November 4 for cards distributed internationally, December 2 for cards distributed Stateside. Cards submitted December 3-16 will only be delivered to the VA. Family. Children. Teen. Adult.
Join local historian Aaron Kepley and Edith M. Clark History Room Librarian Gretchen Witt for a discussion about colonial indigenous people including Catawba and Cherokee nations in Pennsylvania and the Carolinas. This discussion will be followed by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Nicole Eustace’s presentation on Covered with Night at noon. To participate virtually, register for this event at RPLVirtualAuthorTalks. Participate live or watch later at your convenience. Adults.
Headquarters (Salisbury), East Branch (Rockwell), South Rowan Regional (China Grove), and West Branch (Cleveland) will be closed Friday, December 23 through Tuesday, December 27. Regular hours will resume Wednesday, December 28, 2022. Children. Adult. Teen. Family.
The December Planning Board meeting has been cancelled due to no agenda items. For more information please contact the Planning Department at 704-216-8588.