Lunch & Learn Programs @ Main Library

Join your neighbors at the library in Statesville for “Lunch & Learn” programs. The programs feature authors and speakers from our community discussing a wide range of topics, including health, literature and the arts. Programs are Wednesdays from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m.

The public is invited to bring a brown bag lunch and eat while enjoying an entertaining and informative program. The Iredell Friends of the Library will provide drinks and desserts for these free programs.

Wednesday, October 1 @ Noon

What Are You Reading Book Club

Book Club

If you love to read, talk about books and discover new titles and authors, this is the book club for you! Come ready to share information about a book you want to recommend to others. No preregistration required. Everyone is welcome! The book club meets on the first Wednesday of each month.

Wednesday, October 8 @ noon

The Stimson Photo Collection

Stimson Photograph

Local History Librarian Joel Reese will discuss the history of Stimson Studios and how the Iredell County Public Library acquired the Stimson Collection and made digital copies of the photos available online.

Wednesday, October 15 @ Noon

Altered Books

Altered Books

Jenniffer Sixkiller, assistant at the Troutman Library, will lead this hands-on workshop, Participants will learn to create art objects from old books. Please register in advance for this limited attendance program by calling 704-878-3098 or email All materials will be provided. (Please note this is a special two hour Lunch & Learn program.)

Wednesday, October 22 @ Noon

Retirement Income Strategies for Senior Citizens

Retirement Income

David Brown will discuss some of the options available for managing your retirement income.

Wednesday, October 29 @ Noon

Edgar Allan Poe—A Light and Enlightening Look

Edgar Allen Poe

Professor Elliot Engel discusses Poe's extraordinary and tragic life and why youth, beauty, women, and death are always found in his haunting fiction and poetry in the DVD presentation.