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 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.

Wednesday, November 5 @ 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, November 12 @ noon

Ebola: The Plague Fighter

Ebola: The Plague Fighters

This 2007 NOVA video presentation covers a dreaded outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus which swept through a remote region of Zaire in May 1995. NOVA was the only film crew permitted into the "hot zone." Learn how disease specialists traced the origins of the outbreak by compiling a complete "chain of death" of the epidemic, and why they fear a mutation of Ebola will emerge that is even more difficult to contain.

Wednesday, November 19 @ Noon

Christmas Craft Day

Christmas Craft

Pick and choose among materials provided to make cards, gift tags, home décor, ornaments, trinket boxes, etc. We will supply materials and examples. You provide the creativity. Please call 704-878-3098 or e-mail to register for this program. Craft materials, dessert and beverages provided by the Iredell Friends of the Library.

Wednesday, November 26 @ Noon

Jeanne Robertson – Looking for Humor

Jeanne Robertson

Jeanne Robertson looks for humor and finds it. Best of all, she likes to share it! On this DVD, you’ll meet new folks and hear the latest stories about the regular cast of characters you’ve grown to love on her first six DVDs. That includes, of course, her husband Jerry, a.k.a. “Left Brain” as well as unnamed people she encounters in her travels when she’s Looking for Humor . . . and finding it. Dessert and beverages provided by the Iredell Friends of the Library.