(scroll to the bottom to see a listing of our on-going programs)
All remaining books from our
Friends of the Library Book Sale
are now only 25¢ each
Monday, April 3rd from 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Thursday, April 20th from 10:00 -11:30 am
Celebrate Spring and enjoy coloring with friends. Coloring is a great way to reduce stress and anxiety, train your brain to focus,
and improve fine motor skills and vision.
(Coloring pages and supplies will be provided, or you can bring your own.)
FREE Legal Aid Clinic
Thursday May 25th 2:30 pm
Please call 1-866-219-5262 or visit www.legalaidnc.eventbrite.com to register
Teen Open Mic Poetry Night
(Open to 6th-12th graders)
Thurdsay, April 20
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Read original poetry, or some from a favorite author!
Don't want to perform? No problem! Come have a snack, listen & be inspired! We'll play poetry games, discuss some basic elements of writing poetry,
and create our own
Harry Potter Alliance Meeting
Thursday, April 27th 6:00 pm
Wizards of the Round Table is a chapter of the Harry Potter Alliance, an international non-profit dedicated to building relationships and promoting social change through pop-culture fandoms such as Harry Potter, Marvel, Hunger Games, Pokemon, etc..
Open to all teens and adults with a desire to meet fellow “geeks” and a passion for improving the world around them.
Find out more here: http://www.thehpalliance.org/what_we_do
Search & Rescue Dogs
Presented by Kim Williams
Monday, May 1st at 6:00 pm
Come out to meet Casey & Noah, trained for search and rescue.
Discussion will include Casey and Noah's rescue, training of the dogs, working with the dogs in search and rescue, and a demonstration of their skills.
Paula and Darin Nestlerode, also of Triad Bloodhounds, will be bringing Hurley & Huda!
Star Wars Night for Teens
Thursday, May 4th 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU! Teens, join us on Star Wars Day for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - rated PG13 along with Star Wars activities, pizza, popcorn, & soda. This program is open to students in 6th - 12th grades. Parents and siblings are welcome to wait in the library.
The King Public Library Endowment
Every Tuesday at 10:30 am (except during August) we have Preschool Storytime for children ages 3-5. We have stories and songs for the little ones. Most days they will also make a craft or do an activity to take home. Hope to see you there!
King Public Library Book Club
The King Public Library's book club meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 7 pm.
May's title is Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline.
King Public Library Common Threads Quilters Group
This creative group meets the fourth Wednesday of every month at 10:00 am in our Shelton Room.
In April the group continues making a block of the month with instruction for new quilters. Please bring fabric, cutting system, and your sewing machines. If you don't have a machine, they will share.
One-on-One e-reader training
Have an e-reader, but not quite sure how to use it? Want to check out the library's e-books or audio books from our Overdrive app?
Make an appointment with us and we will show you how.
Health Care Marketplace Assistance
Legal Aid of North Carolina provides a Health Care Navigator to assist our community with signing up for the Health Care Marketplace here at the King Public Library
Call 1-855-733-3711 to make an appointment.
Need a job? A JobLink located in the library can help!
A JobLink site is provided at the library in the Gentry Technology Center through Forsyth Tech, the Northwest Piedmont Workforce Development Board, and the Piedmont Triad Regional Council. The JobLink operates three days a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm. An instructor will assist you with preparing a resume, job searches, career planning, improving your interview skills, scholarships, and work keys.Personnel with the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) are available on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month from 9:00 am -5:00 pm.