CPRL Programs & Events for Adults

Read and discuss. Listen and learn.
Connect here with a variety of book discussion groups that fuel your interests. Read More.

Special Events @ the New Bern - Craven County Library

There Be Dragons! Celebrate Appreciate a Dragon Day
Sunday, January 22 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Make a flapping night fury.​ Evolve dragon-type flextangles.​ Get sorted into your dragon tribe.​ Decorate your own dragon egg.​ Will there be dragons?​
Find a book series with dragon characters ​that lets your imagination take wing! Register at the New Bern Reference Desk, call 252-638-7807 ​or email NThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..​


Special Events @ the Pamlico County Library

Trivia Night at the Library
January 4 @  5-7 p.m.
Do you have a wealth of seemingly random facts at the tip of your fingers? Do your friends tell you your head is full of “useless” information? Do you know the name of the guy who did that thing in that movie that time? Do you know the capitol of Luxembourg? Come join us at the Pamlico Library and show off your trivia savvy in a relaxed environment. Feel free to bring a team or drop in on your own and connect with others. Participants compete for prizes by answering a challenging range of questions on pop culture, sports, science, history, etc. Light refreshment will be provided. Teams are limited to 4 people. Groups: 4 to 5 groups with no more than 4 member per group. Call 252-745-3515 to register.

NCWorks Job Workshop
January 7 @ 4-6 p.m.
The Pamlico County Public Library and NC Works are pleased to present an ongoing partnership to help Pamlico County residents navigate employment waters and find their dream jobs. Come have one-on-one instruction in crafting a personalized resume, cover letter, and internet presence to land the job of your dreams. The first Friday of the month is dedicated to helping you find the job you want!  

Writers Workshop 
Saturday, January 8 @ 11 a.m.
All Ages 
The Writers Workshop encourages writers of all ages and all types to gather at the Pamlico County Library in the Quiet room and share your writing, get feedback and overcome your writers' block! Share comradery with other writers and get inspiration together. We meet once a month to workshop our current work. 

Introduction to Watercolor
Saturday, January 22 @ 10:30 a.m.
This workshop at the Pamlico Library is for anyone with little or absolutely no painting experience. It's meant for you to learn but in a relaxing and comfortably supportive environment. Read More.

Special Events @ the Vanceboro-Craven County Library

Craft & Chat – Adults
Monday, December 27 – 11 a.m.This month we will be decorating mugs.  Make one for yourself or as a gift.  It’s the perfect way to unwind after the holiday hustle and bustle.  Lots of laughs and fun guaranteed as we craft!  Supplies provided.  Please call 252-244-0571 to register.

The Ramblers (Ages 50 and Up)
Monday, January 24th @ 11 a.m.This month we will be playing BINGO!  Enjoy an adult morning out filled with laughter and a bit of competition. It’s going to be fun! Please call 252-244-0571 to register.


Special Events @ the Havelock-Craven County Library

Gather at the Library

Tuesday, January 18 @ 1p.m.
A monthly program for adults - New Year New Beginnings


Crafts with Claire - Crochet is for Everyone!
Saturday, January 8 @ 1 p.m.
Learn the basics and you'll be ready to start a project.


Special Events @ the Cove City-Craven County Library

Sassy Seniors (Ages 50 and Up)
Monday, January 10 @ 2:00 p.m.
Come enjoy an adult afternoon out of the house while having a little fun!  Laughs guaranteed!  This month we’ll be creating magical snowmen.  To register, please call 252-638-6363.

Nutrition & Physical Exercise
Thursday, January 20 @ 11:00 a.m.
Join NC Cooperative Extension Agent, Stephanie Stevenson where you’ll learn more about cooking with a slow cooker, cooking with a pressure cooker, reducing added sugar, reducing sodium, reading nutrition labels, meal planning and budgeting for the grocery store. To register, please call 252-638-6363.