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 normally on 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, June 25 @ Noon

The History and Mystery of Wine by Professor Elliot Engel


A DVD presentation: Dr. Engel traces the phenomenal ancient origins of wine and continues the story through the wide and often wild popularity of wine today. Special attention is given to the competing drinks which almost destroyed wine's popularity in the 17th-century and to the unexpected consequences of the Muslim prohibition of all spirits beginning in 700 A.D.

Wednesday, July 2 @ Noon

What Are You Reading Book Club

Book Club

Everyone welcome. Come talk about a book you have enjoyed and hear about other books you might like to read.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 @ Noon

Science Fun for Adults

Science Fun

Get in touch with your inner child with these fun science activities. Some of the activities include making a Table Top Hover Craft, Blobs in a Bottle (the world’s easiest lava lamp), The Incredible Hoop Glider, Make a Simple Duck Call and Make a Gum-Drop Dome. We will also talk (briefly) about the scientific principles these activities demonstrate.

Wednesdays, July 16 @ Noon

The Science of Baking


Why do some cakes fall, while others are light and fluffy? What's all that blending butter and sugar about? Join us for a discussion about the science of baking. If you like, bring a batch of your favorite cookies and the recipe to swap/share with others. You are welcome to attend without bringing cookies, too! We will share.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 @ Noon

Consumer Health Resources on NCLIVE

Health Resources

 This session will walk you through the different online health-related resources available through links on the library’s web page.