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October 20, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ RPL South
This interactive, 30-minute program is for children from birth to 35 months old and their adult caregivers. Children.
October 20, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ RPL South
This interactive, 30-45 minute program is for children 3 to 5 years old and their adult caregivers. Children.
October 20, 2021, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ RPL Headquarters - Hurley Room
Looking for a place to work on your writing and talk to other writers? Stop by the third Wednesday of the month and enjoy the company of other writers. Discuss, share and collaborate! This lab is participant-driven. Adult.
October 20, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ RPL South
An interactive art program geared for children Pre-K to 5th grade, though all are welcome. Children.
October 20, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ RPL East
Compete against other teens to build the creepiest (and most delicious) haunted house! This program is designed for teens ages 11-17 (grades 6th-12th). Teen.
October 21, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ RPL Headquarters - Children's Area
October 21, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ RPL Headquarters
Chapter Chats is designed for participants with developmental and intellectual challenges and is coordinated in collaboration with Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s Skills, Opportunity, Awareness, Readiness (S.O.A.R.) program and Rowan County’s Therapeutic Recreation Division. This program consists of a book reading and discussions from books selected by the CCBC coordinator. Teen.
October 21, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ RPL West
October 22, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ RPL South
October 23, 2021, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ RPL Headquarters - Stanback Auditorium
The Librarian has “checked out”! Solve the mystery of who killed the librarian by following the clues, cracking the codes, and uncovering the murderer! This program is open to ages 12 and up; families are welcome. The escape room will run every 30 minutes; each time slot can accommodate 6 people. Groups smaller than 6 may be combined with other attendees. Sleuths who solve the mystery before the time expires are eligible for a prize while supplies last. Due to limited time slots, registration is required. Register at bit.ly/RPLMMEROct2021. Family. Children. Teen. Adult.
October 25, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ All RPL Branches
All RPL Branches
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 6 for cards distributed internationally, December 6 for cards distributed Stateside. Cards submitted December 7-17 will only be delivered to the VA. Family. Children. Teen. Adult.
October 25, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ RPL West
October 25, 2021, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ RPL West
October 25, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ RPL West
October 26, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ RPL East
October 26, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ RPL Headquarters - Children's Area
October 26, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ RPL East
October 26, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ RPL East
October 26, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ RPL Headquarters
Refreshments will be served, and new members are welcome. This month’s selection is Tangled Roots by Marcia Kemp Sterling. Book Bites meets in the Hurley Room and virtually via Zoom. Adults.
October 27, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ RPL South
October 27, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ RPL South
October 27, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ RPL South
October 28, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ RPL Headquarters - Children's Area
October 28, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ RPL Headquarters
October 28, 2021, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Online. Teens are invited to enjoy solo writing time featuring writing prompts, peer-to-peer reviews, and discussions on writing techniques. This virtual club meets via Zoom. No experience is necessary, only a passion for writing. This program is designed for teens ages 11-17 (grades 6th-12th). Teen.
October 29, 2021, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Search the children’s room to see if you can find all of the bats and black cats hidden there! If you find them all, you’ll win a prize. This scavenger hunt will run through October 31. Family. Children.
October 29, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Online. North Carolina folk songs and the stories behind them are showcased in RPL’s new free podcast series available on Soundcloud. Music and history fans will enjoy this fascinating look in to the melodies and lyrics of the past, and how they fit into to the story of Rowan County, the Piedmont region and the Tarheel state. This podcast is hosted by David Lamanno and features the musical talents of Kim Dinkins. Visit the RPL Soundcloud channel at bit.ly/RPLComeGather. Family. Children. Teens. Adults.
October 30, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
With the days getting shorter, tis the season to celebrate the animals who love to be out and about at night! Sign up for a craft kit and pick it up at the branch of your choice! Register at bit.ly/RPLBatsCatsOct2021 and you will be contacted when your kit is ready to pick up. Family. Children.
October 25, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ J. Newton Cohen, Sr. Room
The monthly Planning Board meeting starts at 7:00 PM on the fourth Monday of every month. The meeting takes place at 130 W Innes St. Salisbury, NC 28144. The case files for the meeting can be found on the Planning Board webpage located in the side bar. Cass file are added within ten days of the meeting. For more information please contact the Planning Department at 704-216-8588.