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Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss

Sponsored by Duke Energy

Where: Main Library
When: From October 1 to January 7

Join us as we explore newly discovered life-forms, thermal vents, shipwrecks, and close-up views from deep-sea research submersibles. Extreme Deep introduces us to the critical role that biology, chemistry, geology, history, exploration, and technology play in understanding our world and its future.

This 4,000 sq-ft exhibit is recommended for ages nine and up. It includes three interactive elements, standing exhibits, and multiple video stations.

Teacher packets are available, and, as always, we welcome class visits. Contact Micha O'Connor at 342-2665 x8142 to schedule a visit.


Inside the Bricca Investigation with J.T. Townsend

Where: Florence Branch
When: October 25 at 7 p.m.

Queen City Gothic author, J.T. Townsend, will take us behind the scenes of the 1966 Bricca family murder investigation. This riveting program includes sealed information from the case file now being made public - a half century after the crime.

Please register for this event.

JT Townsend

Image (c) JT Townsend

Learn ASL in 60 Days - Part 1

Cynthia Long

Image (c) Cynthia Long

Where: Main Library
When: Oct 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16, and 30 at 6 p.m.

Learn American Sign Language (ASL) from Cynthia Long - a nationally certified ASL interpreter. Through this five-week series you will learn the lessons from part one of the class, Learn ASL in 60 Days. $20 fee for the 5-week class.

Please register for the October 26 class to be registered for the series.


Sharks! Presented by the Newport Aquarium WAVE Foundation

Where: Florence Branch
When: October 28 - 2 to 3 p.m. and 3 to 4 p.m.

For the whole family! See live sharks up close and personal with the Aquarium's traveling shark tank.


Image (c) WAVE Foundation

Healing the Wounds of War: Soldiers, Veterans, Families, and Civilians.

Where: Scheben Branch
When: November 1 at 6:30 p.m.

As individuals and a society we struggle to heal from the many consequences of war - especially PTSD and Moral Injury.

This presentation highlights the powerful work of Ed Tick, Ph.D, creator of the Soldier's Heart program. Nonie Muller will lead the discussion and be guided by his book, Warrior's Return: Restoring the Soul After War. (No reading is required to attend.)

Learn a Language with Mango!

Simply create an account and learn any of 70+ languages at your own pace. With Mango, you will explore new languages through realistic and culturally accurate conversations.

Mango Languages

Lents Branch Relocation Project

For more information regarding the branch relocation project in Hebron, check our blog post and FAQ.

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