Our Let's Talk Programs focus on starting conversations, opening new lines of communications and learning about our community.
Diverse Voices Book Club
Join along all month as we led a book discussion on Facebook Groups.
See details here or join the Facebook Diverse Voices Book Club here.
Black Cultural Beading and Jewelry Making

Black Cultural Beading and Jewelry Making is a class that is friendly to beginners and advanced jewelers; instructed by Aniyah Simone. Participants will learn that jewelry making existed in many Black cultures and used natural materials like wood, shells, nuts, corn, and many more. Come bead with us and take home free jewelry made by you! Offered twice per month on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 1-2 p.m. & the 3rd Thursday of the month from 6-7 p.m. No registration is required. Held in the New Bern Library Auditorium.

North Carolina Reads

Did you enjoy the “Let’s Talk About It Series?”
You may like the new North Carolina Reads Program continuing in March 2023. This program is sponsored by the North Carolina Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The library will be receiving 15 copies of each book title. The March discussion will be on Money Rock: A Family’s Story of Cocaine, Race, and Ambition in the New South by Pam Kelley on Tuesday, April 25, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. om the Auditorium. You may sign up at the Reference Desk or call: 252-638-7807 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

There is also a virtual discussion on May 23 at 6:30 p.m. Please go to: https://nchumanities.org/program/north-carolina-reads/ to sign up for the virtual discussion.

Read more about the North Carolina Reads Program.