Explorations: A Forum for Adults

An ongoing lecture and discussion series for adults, featuring a variety of informative and entertaining speakers and performers who are experts in their field. 
Sunday Film Series
The library offers free screenings of favorite films on select Sunday afternoons at 2:30 pm.

Douglass Center Book Club
Attention book lovers! The Douglass Center Book Club meets once per month on Thursday mornings at 10:30 am. Books are provided. For more information call the library at 910-692-8235 or the Douglass Center at 910-692-7376. Douglass Center Book Club Schedule.
Book Club Kits
The library now has Book Club Kits available for checkout. Each kit contains 10 copies of the book and a laminated discussion guide ready to go in a sturdy Friends of the Library tote bag. Kits may be checked out for a six week period to current library cardholders. Check out the current Book Club Kit title list.   

Free Tax Help at the Library
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) trained volunteers will be available at the library to assist middle and low-income seniors in filing their tax returns on Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10:00am-1:00pm, from February 1st through April 12th, 2017. Tax help will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. Clients must register onsite, and there are no prior appointments by phone. Dates and times will be posted at a later date. Tax Help and Information for 2016 Returns.
Career Resources
Looking for a job? Need help with the search? The library can point you in the right direction with several resources.
Small Business Resources
These resources available in the library or as E-Books through Netlibrary, as well as a list of Small Business websites.
Online Reference Resources
The Library offers many online resources available to library cardholders.

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  1. Sun Jun. 4

    Paradox Farm: Raising Goats and Making Cheese Sue Stovall runs Paradox Farm Creamery in West End, NC. Learn the secrets of raising goats and chees...
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  2. Thu Jun. 15

    Douglass Center Book Club Pick up your book club book at the Library or the Douglass Center.
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  3. Sun Jun. 18

    Summer Kick-Off at Pool Park Summer Kick-Off during the Pool Park Bash and Juneteenth Celebration with Storyteller Gran' Daddy Ju...
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