For Immediate Release

May 8, 2002

June Programs

Tue., June 4
4:00 pm (East Regional 485-2955)
Skateboarding Jam!
Teens, are you a skateboard enthusiast? Join Terry Grimble, the owner of Duh Skate Shop, as he talks about the sport and the equipment. He and his colleagues will also provide a demonstration.
Thur., June 6
2:00 pm (Hope Mills 425-8455)
Hope Mills Branch Library's 10th Anniversary
Library staff, library Trustees, town officials, Friends of the Library, and YOU are invited to a great celebration marking the move to the Golfview facility 10 years ago. Refreshments will be served. At 3:00 pm a children's program, featuring stories and a puppet show, will be presented.
Mon., June 17
10:00 am (North Regional 822-1998)
Dirt Made My Lunch
Kay, from the USDA's Soil & Conservation Service, will be here to tell about the importance of soil in our lives, how to care for and protect it. Enjoy songs, puppets, and crafty fun, all for children 5-12 years old.
Tue., June 18
7:00 pm (Headquarters 483-7727 ext. 210)
Social Security Administration Benefit Information Seminar: Services From the Programs to the People
This event, which is co-sponsored by the Social Security Administration, will have several booths with information of especial interest to the African American, Hispanic, and Native American communities, along with a keynote speaker from the City of Fayetteville Mayor's Office.
Wed., June 19
11:30 am (Hope Mills 425-8455)
Family Story Time
Bring the whole family to enjoy stories, songs, and puppets!
Wed., June 19
11:30 am (Hope Mills 425-8455)
Opened Gates Book Club
Bernice McFadden's Warmest December will be discussed. The themes of recovery, forgiveness, and accountability as related to alcoholism and physical abuse will be the focus. Discussion questions are available. Contact Wanda Hunter for additional information at 483-3745.
Thur., June 20
10:00 am (Headquarters 483-3745)
New Horizons Book Club
Members will discuss the video The Sorrows of Gin. Adapted from John Cheever's short story, this tale focuses on an eight year old girl's search for a sense of family. For additional information, contact Wanda Hunter at 483-3745.
Thur., June 20
11:00 am (Spring Lake 497-3650)
It Was a Dark and Scary Night
Members will discuss the video The Sorrows of Gin. Adapted from John Cheever's short story, this tale focuses on an eight year old girl's search for a sense of family. For additional information, contact Wanda Hunter at 483-3745.
Fri., June 21
11:00 am (North Regional 822-1998)
Summertime Singing Celebration
Celebrate North Carolina's Music Day with songs and puppets. All children 3-12 years old should come prepared to join in the singing and the fun!
Mon., June 24
7:30 pm (Headquarters 483-7727 ext. 210)
Great Books Discussion
Momik by David Grossman will be discussed. Text and discussion questions are available from the Headquarters Library Information Desk.
Thur., June 27
11:00 am (Spring Lake 497-3650)
Magical Wishes
Children 5-12 years old are invited to hear stories about simple wishes that bring unexpected results. Create a wish box to take home, too.

Recurring Programs

Internet Basics
Individuals 16 years and older are invited to learn about surfing the Internet. This session is for beginning Internet users. Participants must have a valid CCPL&IC library card. Registration is required by calling the location.
Tue., June 11 11:15 am Bordeaux (424-4008)
Wed., June 12 11:15 am Cliffdale Regional (864-3800)
Wed., June 26 11:15 am North Regional (822-1998)
Author Visit: Chantelle Goodman
This local author will share experiences writing her book, Veggies On Our Pizza. Books will be available for sale and signing, with 10% of the proceeds going to Friends of the Library.
Mon., June 17 1:00 pm Spring Lake (497-3650)
Wed., June 19 1:00 pm Spring Lake (497-3650)
Thur., June 20 1:00 pm Bordeaux Branch (424-4008)
NC LIVE Celebration June 2 - 8
   North Carolina Libraries for Virtual Education (NC LIVE) offers the citizens of North Carolina online access to complete articles from over 5,500 newspapers, journals, magazines, and encyclopedias, indexing for over 15,000 periodical titles, and access to over 13,000 electronic books. NC LIVE is available free of charge for library patrons, researchers, and educators from four communities of interest - public libraries, community colleges, the state's university system, and members of the North Carolina Association of Independent Colleges and Universities. NC LIVE can be accessed from within an affiliated library or from home.
   June 2 - 8 is the state-wide celebration for this access to hundreds of general and specialized electronic resources, from newspapers to magazine articles. Have a question? Ask NC LIVE! For more information, visit your nearest library.
Looking for Clues: Genealogy and Genealogists in Fiction and Nonfiction
(Local and State History Room (483-3745)
Lovers of genealogy are invited to browse an exhibit of historical and contemporary novels featuring genealogist sleuths, dead or missing genealogists, or family history. All books in the exhibit are available for checkout.
On-Going Discard Book Sale
Headquarters Library now features an on-going book sale with items that have been discarded from the collection. The books will be displayed on a shelf near the check-out counter. All items cost $2.00, and all sales are final.

Summer Reading Club for All Ages!
Exercise Your Mind…READ!
June 17 - July 27
Programs in June for Adults and Teens

Cliffdale Regional Branch     Spring Lake Branch
Stress Management
Monday, June 17, 7:00 pm
Carol Forte, Mental Health Center
    Stress Management
Saturday, June 22, 11:30 am
David Ramp, Mental Health
East Regional Branch     Headquarters Library
The World of Beekeepingt
Saturday, June 22, 11:00 am
Kenneth Bailey, NC Cooperative
Extension Service
    Life Skills
Tuesday, June 25, 7:00 pm
Jeanette Barker, Mental Health

Programs for Children
(These programs take place each week at the listed times and locations.)

Group Visits
Groups of six or more, please call the number listed for the location you plan to visit well in advance so we can prepare materials for your group.
What Age to What Program?
Please bring children to the programs designed for their age group:
      Mother Goose Time: 0-11 months
      Tots & Tales: 12-23 months
      Toddler: 24-36 months
      Preschool: 3-5 years
      School-age: K-5
Children who have completed kindergarten should attend School-age Programs. Children who will begin kindergarten this fall should attend Preschool Programs.
No programs will be held on Thursday, July 4.
Headquarters Library (483-7727 ext. 300)

    Mother Goose Time  Mondays 1:00 pm
    Tots & Tales  Tuesdays 11:00 am
    Preschool  Wednesdays 11:00 am
    School-Age  Wednesdays 11:30 am
    Toddler  Thursdays 11:00 am
Cliffdale Regional Branch (864-3800)

    Tots & Tales  Mondays 10:00 am
    School-Age  Tuesdays & Wednesdays 3:00 pm
    Toddler and Preschool  Wednesdays 11:05 am
East Regional Branch (485-2955)

    Preschool  Tuesdays 10:30 am
    School-Age  Tuesdays 2:00 pm
North Regional Branch (822-1998)

    Toddler   Tuesdays 10:00 am
    Preschool  Tuesdays & Wednesdays 11:00 am
    School-Age  Wednesdays 3:30 pm

Funding for the summer reading clubs provided by the
Friends of Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center, Inc.
and the Gloria Novello Advised Fund.

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