Thursday, April 23, 2015

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Mother-Daughter Tea at the library

ASHEBORO – Mothers and daughters are invited to enjoy a special tea party in celebration of Mother’s Day at 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, at the Asheboro Public Library.

Dress your best in true, proper tea party fashion. Tea, juice and snacks will be provided by Friends of the Library.

Space is limited so registration is required; call 318-6804 or visit the Children’s Room to sign up.

The library is located at 201 Worth Street.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Library Friends bookshop to offer discount on biographies

ASHEBORO – Get the lowdown on your favorite historical figures, politicians, celebrities and other famous people as the Friends of the Library Bookshop offers an end-of-April 50%-off sale on biographies.

The sale will take place on Saturday, April 25; Tuesday, April 28 and Thursday, April 30.

The bookshop, located at 226 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro, is open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Call 629-1536 during operating hours for more information. 

Asheboro library seminar series to cover end of life planning


ASHEBORO – End of life planning is the topic of a three-part seminar series at the Asheboro Public Library during May.

The sessions will take place at 10 a.m. Tuesdays beginning May 5. They are free and the public is invited.

The series opens with “Beginning the Conversation.” Kelly Olmeda, a social worker with Hospice of Randolph County, will focus on advance care planning.

Next, “Legal Documents in Place,” on May 12, will feature elder law expert Bob Mason, who will provide more in-depth information about creating the necessary legal documents.

In “Financial House in Order,” on May 19, senior adviser Warren Coble will talk about Social Security, Medicare and insurance.

The series is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

The Asheboro library is located at 201 Worth Street. For more information, call 318-6803.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Teens invited to board game night at Asheboro library

ASHEBORO – Teens can take a break from schoolwork during Teen Game Night at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 23, in the Asheboro Public Library’s TeenZone.

De-stress for a few hours with board games such as Apples to Apples, Scategories and checkers.

It’s free and all teens are invited.

The library is located at 201 Worth Street. For further information, call 318-6803.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Expert to advise on raising backyard chickens

ASHEBORO – Has the thought of fresh, convenient eggs right in your own backyard been pecking at your mind lately?
              
Agricultural agent Dan Campeau of Randolph County Cooperative Extension will talk about how to raise chickens, and their care and management, in an urban setting, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at the Asheboro Public Library.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Campeau’s talk is free and the public is invited.

The library is located at 201 Worth Street. For more information, call 318-6803.

Get a green thumb in Asheboro library’s ‘Gardening for Kids’

ASHEBORO – Children can learn the basics of starting a small garden and maintaining potted plants in “Gardening for Kids,” 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, at the Asheboro Public Library.

Participants will be able to take home material to help them get started.

It’s free and the public is invited; all supplies will be provided. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

The library is located at 201 Worth Street. Call 318-6804 for further information.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Laugh with Asheboro library’s ‘Kids Comedy’

“Lula Belle,” a.k.a. library staffer Tammy Crotts, will host “Kids Comedy” at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at the Asheboro Public library.

After Lula Belle kicks it off, children will be invited to join in and tell some of their favorite jokes. The comedy is free, and the whole family is invited.

The library is located at 201 Worth Street. Call 318-6804 for more information.