Hickory – Hickory Public Library has a great selection of teen programs upcoming for the month of February at both Patrick Beaver Memorial Library and Ridgeview Branch Library.
Virtual Escape Room: Lunar Escape
Journey through the cosmos with our Virtual Escape Room!
All Month | February 1- 28 | Virtual
I Rock Black History
Express moments of history with simple silhouettes and powerful words to make decals and buttons that will bring awareness.
Wednesday | February 1 | 4:30 pm @ Ridgeview Branch Library
Crochet Your Heart (Out) *
Whether you have a valentine in your life or you just want to show yourself some love, you’re invited to come learn how to crochet heart keychains.
Thursday | February 2 | 4-5 pm @ Patrick Beaver Memorial Library | Limit of 8
YMCA Mobile Kitchen: Food for the Heart *
Staff from the YMCA will guide you through cooking a heart healthy meal using seasonal ingredients.
Monday | February 6 | 5:30-7 pm @ Ridgeview Branch Library | Limit of 20 |Teens & Adults
Table Top Zen Gardens *
Create your own Zen Garden to wash away the stress of the world. This is part of our Heart-a-Thon program series which runs February 6-11.
Tuesday | February 7 | 5 pm @ Ridgeview Branch Library | Limit of 12 | Teens & Adults
Can We Talk: Navigating Mental Health in the Black Community
Let’s talk about mental health in our community and learn the importance of speaking up and reaching out. This is part of our Heart-a-Thon program series which runs February 6-11.
Thursday | February 9 | 5:30 pm @ Ridgeview Branch Library | Teens & Adults
TinkerCAD Battle Bots (Two-Part Series) *
Join us in The Learning Lab for a two-part series on 3D design using TinkerCAD.
Part 1 Thursday | February 9 | 6-7 pm @ Patrick Beaver Memorial Library | Limit of 10
Part 2 Thursday | February 16 | 6-7 pm @ Patrick Beaver Memorial Library | Limit of 10
Point of View: Teen Writing Club
Teen writers of all levels from experienced to brand new are invited to join us for our teen writing club!
Monday | February 13 | 5-5:45 pm @ Patrick Beaver Memorial Library
Black History Teen Quiz Bowl
Get your team ready to show off your knowledge of Black History! This is part of our All-Star Weekend series which runs February 16th –18th.
Thursday | February 16 | 6 pm @ Ridgeview Branch Library
Silent Talent Show Ceremony
Show off your silent yet loud talents. We want to showcase your talents that are not performative, but worth celebrating. All participants, family, friends, and voters are welcome. All entries are due by February 4th. This is part of our All-Star Weekend series which runs February 16th –18th
Saturday | February 18 | 3 pm @ Ridgeview Branch Library
Random Fandom: Pokemon
Monday | February 20 | 5-6:30 pm @ Patrick Beaver Memorial Library | All Ages
Andrew Massey and Nora Kaminski of the local band Sycamore Bones will host a songwriting workshop to celebrate National Album Writing Month.
Saturday | February 25 | 10 am @ Patrick Beaver Memorial Library | Limit of 45 | Teens & Adults
Faux Stained Glass *
Monday | February 27 | 6 pm @ Patrick Beaver Memorial Library | Limit of 12 | Teens & Adults
* Registration is required and will open three weeks before the event
These programs are free and open to the public. Visit https://www.hickorync.gov/calendar/events/category/library/ for registration links.
Patrick Beaver Memorial Library is located at 375 3rd Street NE on the SALT Block. For information about this event or Hickory Public Library, please call 828-304-0500 or visit www.hickorync.gov/library.
Table Top Zen Garden