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Library: Main Library Events

  1. NC Works (Adults) - Main Library

    January 24, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Main Library (Jacksonville)

    NC WORKS Career Center is here to help library patrons connect to resources. Visit any OCPL location to consult with an experienced Employment Assistance representative to learn more about jobs, job fairs, education and training, and resources.

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  2. VA Representative (Adults) - Main Library

    January 24, 2020, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Main Library (Jacksonville)

    A representative from the Jacksonville Vet Center will be available to answer questions on services available and assist with referrals. The Vet Center provides free confidential counseling services to combat Veterans, active duty and families to help them make a satisfying transition from military to civilian life.

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  3. Chinese New Year (Families) - Main Library

    January 25, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Main Library (Jacksonville)

    Enjoy stories, crafts and snacks as we celebrate the Year of the Rat!

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  4. Conversation Circle (Adults) - Main Library

    January 27, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Main Library Quiet Study Room

    Stop by the Jacksonville/Main Library on Mondays to make connections and practice conversational English. Conversation circles are a great way to learn about different cultures, meet new people, and have fun!

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  5. Tutor Time! (Grades 1-5) - Main Library

    January 27, 2020, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Main Library Meeting Room

    Tutor Time is a free program designed to give students extra help and practice with math, reading, writing, and more!

    Registration required.

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  6. Conversation Circle (Adults) - Main Library

    January 27, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Main Library Quiet Study Room

    Stop by the Jacksonville/Main Library on Mondays to make connections and practice conversational English. Conversation circles are a great way to learn about different cultures, meet new people, and have fun!

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  7. Small Wonders (1 Year Old) - Main Library

    January 28, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM @ Main Library Meeting Room

    Introduce books, reading, and language through stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Come learn fun ways to help build the early literacy skills children need to become successful readers!

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  8. Time for Twos (2 Years Old) - Main Library

    January 28, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Main Library Meeting Room

    Introduce books, reading, and language through stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Come learn fun ways to help build the early literacy skills children need to become successful readers!

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  9. Preschool Storytime (3-5 Years Old) - Main Library

    January 28, 2020, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM @ Main Library Meeting Room

    Introduce books, reading, and language through stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Come learn fun ways to help build the early literacy skills children need to become successful readers!

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  10. Adult Book Club (Adults) - Main Library

    January 28, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Main Library Meeting Room

    Reading becomes an even richer experience when it is shared. Book clubs are a great way to meet new people, discover new genres or titles, have good conversations, and get to know your local library each month!

    Dec 17 - Mr. Dickens and His Carol by Samantha Silva
    Jan 28 - Call Me American: A Memoir by Abdi Nor Iftin
    Feb 25 - The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

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  11. Guys Night Out (Chapter Books) - Main Library

    January 28, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Main Library Meeting Room

    Take a night out for snacks and fun with this book club just for guys. First five to register receive a free copy of the book!

    Registration is required. Sponsored by the Jacksonville Friends of the Library.

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  12. Small Wonders (1 Year Old) - Main Library

    January 29, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM @ Main Library Meeting Room

    Introduce books, reading, and language through stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Come learn fun ways to help build the early literacy skills children need to become successful readers!

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  13. Time for Twos (2 Years Old) - Main Library

    January 29, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Main Library Meeting Room

    Introduce books, reading, and language through stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Come learn fun ways to help build the early literacy skills children need to become successful readers!

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  14. Preschool Storytime (3-5 Years Old) - Main Library

    January 29, 2020, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM @ Main Library Meeting Room

    Introduce books, reading, and language through stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Come learn fun ways to help build the early literacy skills children need to become successful readers!

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  15. Appy Hour (Adults) - Main Library

    January 29, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Main Library Quiet Study Room

    Drop by the Jacksonville Library during "Appy" hour for help with the digital book app Libby!

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  16. Teen DIY (13+) - Main Library

    January 29, 2020, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Main Library Meeting Room

    Join us as we discuss and explore those everyday "life skills" and "how to" situations. Teens will explore basic first aid, balancing a checkbook, changing a tire, social media etiquette, job applications, etc. Topics will change monthly.

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  17. College Foundation of NC (Teens) - Main Library

    January 29, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Main Library Meeting Room

    Teens and parents come by the library to learn how to complete the FAFSA form at this free financial aid workshop. Bring your own laptop or use one of ours. Come prepared with your most recent IRS tax form.

    Registration is required.

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  18. Small Wonders (1 Year Old) - Main Library

    January 30, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM @ Main Library Meeting Room

    Introduce books, reading, and language through stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Come learn fun ways to help build the early literacy skills children need to become successful readers!

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  19. Laptime (Birth - 1 Year) - Main Library

    January 30, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Main Library Meeting Room

    Introduce books, reading, and language through stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Come learn fun ways to help build the early literacy skills children need to become successful readers!

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  20. Preschool Storytime (3-5 Years Old) - Main Library

    January 30, 2020, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM @ Main Library Meeting Room

    Introduce books, reading, and language through stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Come learn fun ways to help build the early literacy skills children need to become successful readers!

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  21. The Refugee Experience (Adults) - Main Library

    January 30, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Main Library Meeting Room

    Paul Kyubwa will be sharing his amazing personal journey as a refugee from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and how he came to settle locally in North Carolina.

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  22. NC Works (Adults) - Main Library

    January 31, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Main Library (Jacksonville)

    NC WORKS Career Center is here to help library patrons connect to resources. Visit any OCPL location to consult with an experienced Employment Assistance representative to learn more about jobs, job fairs, education and training, and resources.

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  23. Stuffed Animal Sleepover (Drop-off) - Main Library

    January 31, 2020, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Main Library Meeting Room

    Bring your favorite stuffed buddy to the library for a sleepover! Join us the following morning for breakfast and a slideshow of your buddy's overnight adventures.

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