What’s New

Urban Culinarian: Cooking Class with Chef N’gai Dickerson

May 21, 2015

Professional chef N’gai Dickerson will share his culinary talents and knowledge about local foods available in the High Point area and demonstrate how to prepare healthy snacks and meals for the whole family. All ages are welcome! No registration is required. Thursday, June 11, 6:00 - 7:30 in the Book Lover's Room, 3rd floor

For more information please contact Nic Covington at (336) 883-8512 or nick.covington@highpointnc.gov

It's Book Sale Time!

May 19, 2015

The Friends of the High Point Public Library will have their Spring Used Book Sale on Saturday, May 30, 2015, from 12:00pm - 6:00pm, and on Sunday, May 31, 2015, from 1:30pm - 4:00pm. A $3.00 bag sale will occur from 3:00pm - 4:00pm on Sunday.

A preview sale, limited to members of the Friends of the Library, will be held on Saturday morning, May 30, 2015, from 10:00am - 12:00pm.  Non-members interested in becoming members can do so for as little as $10.00.  Applications can be downloaded at http://www.highpointpubliclibrary.com/files/FriendsMembership.pdf

 

You will find hardbacks for $2.00, paperbacks for 50 cents, children’s hardbacks for 50 cents, children’s paperbacks for 25 cents, coffee table books for $3.00, and whole sets of books priced individually.  Audio-visual materials are priced from $1.00 - $3.00.

The Friends of the High Point Library sponsors this event with proceeds going to support the library.  We hope you will stop by the library for the Spring Book sale; you are sure to find some great bargains!"

 

Uptowne Market Returns

May 15, 2015

The Uptowne Market has returned for their 2015 season! Located in the parking lot of the High Point Public Library located on 901 N Main St every Saturday from 8:30am-1:00pm through September 26th.

The Uptowne Market is not only a great place to purchase local produce and goods, but it is also a place to enjoy the day with family and friends. This year, we will be having live music, Yoga, food trucks, food demonstrations, face painting and more!

This season, all sorts of wonderful things will be offered at the market! Things like Strawberries and Gardening art will be sold and who better to buy them from than your own community? There’s no better way to strengthen your local community than to shop and eat locally! By visiting the Uptowne Market you support our local farmers as well as businesses and community members. Also, you support yourself by providing healthy and fresh food for you and your family.

The Uptowne Market would like to thank the following sponsors: The City Project, The High Point Public Library and The City of High Point

If you have any questions about the Uptowne Market please contact Uptowne Market Manager, Nic Covington at 336-883-8512 or email hpuptownemarket@outlook.com

 

Sync Up with other listeners this summer!

May 12, 2015

 

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for young adults or readers who like young adult books.

Starting May 7th 2015, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week - a current young adult title along with a thematically paired classic or required summer reading title. Sign up for email or text alerts and be first to know when new titles are available to download at www.audiobooksync.com.

For more information, contact Megan Bowers at megan.bowers@highpointnc.gov 


2015 Teen and Adult Summer Reading Programs

May 7, 2015

The 2015 Teen and Adult Summer Reading Programs are starting soon!

Rising 9th – 12th graders are invited to participate in the 2015 Teen Summer Reading Program, UNMASK!, that runs from June 15th – August 9th. Teens that register in person by July 19th will receive an IHOP coupon. Contact Megan at 883-3695 or megan.bowers@highpointnc.gov for more information.

To register online, Click Here
To record your books online, Click Here

 

Adults 18 and older can participate in the 2015 Escape the Ordinary Adult Summer Reading Program that runs from June 15th – August 9th with registration ending on July 12th. Contact Jessica at 883-3244 or jessica.guthrie@highpointnc.gov for more information.

To register online,Click Here
To record your books online,
Click Here

 

More information on the 2015 Teen and Adult Summer Reading Programs can be found here

The Literary Classics Online Book Club

May 6, 2015

Are you a fan of classic literature?  Or do you want to catch up on some of those books you've always been meaning to read?  The Literary Classics Online Book Club gives you the opportunity to catch up on the classics and to chat about the classic-of-the-month with an online discussion group.  The Literary Classics is a free online book club hosted by Recorded Books, and anyone is welcome to participate! 

Check it out at tlcobc.wordpress.com or join in the discussion here on Facebook (facebook.com/tlcobc) or Twitter (twitter.com/TLCOBC). 

This month's book is GREAT EXPECTATIONS by Charles Dickens!