BE Book Exchange

2020 Calendar of Events

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January

11 Sat. 12 p.m. | Oldtime Community Jam, sponsored by Avery JAM

 20 Mon. 6-8 p.m. | Bluegrass Country Music Jam 

21 Tues. 6:30 p.m. | Book Discussion Group:  Stand Up That Mountain by Jay Leutze

28 Tues. 3:30-5 p.m. | Carolina Explorers 'Adventures in Nature' Science Program for Homeschoolers, ages 8-12 (Register by texting/calling 828-406-8187 or emailing tamara@ncexplorers.com)

*Every Monday 10-11 a.m. | Blue Ridge Partnership for Children: Play & Learn, ages 0-5

February

 8 Sat. 12 p.m. | Oldtime Community Jam, sponsored by Avery JAM 

17 Mon. 6-8 p.m. | Bluegrass Country Music Jam 

18 Tues. 6:30 p.m. | Book Discussion Group: The Guest Book by Sara Blake

25 Tues. 3:30-5 p.m. | Carolina Explorers 'Adventures in Nature' Science Program for Homeschoolers, ages 8-12  (Register by texting/calling 828-406-8187 or emailing tamara@ncexplorers.com

*Every Monday 10-11 a.m. | Blue Ridge Partnership for Children: Play & Learn, ages 0-5

March

14 Sat. 12 p.m. | Oldtime Community Jam, sponsored by Avery JAM 

16 Mon. 6-8 p.m. | Bluegrass Country Music Jam

17 Tues. 6:30 p.m. | Book Discussion Group:  America’s First Daughter by Stephanie Dray & Laura Kamoie

24 Tues. 3:30-5 p.m. | Carolina Explorers 'Adventures in Nature' Science Program for Homeschoolers, ages 8-12  (Register by texting/calling 828-406-8187 or emailing tamara@ncexplorers.com)    

*Every Monday 10-11 a.m. | Blue Ridge Partnership for Children: Play & Learn, ages 0-5

April

11 Sat. 12 p.m. | Oldtime Community Jam, sponsored by Avery JAM

20 Mon. 6-8 p.m. | Bluegrass Country Music Jam 

21 Tues. 6:30 p.m. | Book Discussion Group:  The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See

28 Tues. 3:30-5 p.m. | Carolina Explorers 'Adventures in Nature' Science Program for Homeschoolers, ages 8-12  (Register by texting/calling 828-406-8187 or emailing tamara@ncexplorers.com)    

*Every Monday 10-11 a.m. | Blue Ridge Partnership for Children: Play & Learn, ages 0-5


Additional Book Discussion Group Dates/Titles for 2020:

  

May 19:  Harmony House (Ruth Hay)

June 16:  The Dutch House (Ann Patchett)

July 21:  Move Over Mountain (John Ehle)

August 18:  The Gown; a Novel of the Royal Wedding (Jennifer Robson)

September 15:  Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine (Gail Honeyman)

October 20:  Round table of books we have read or are reading 

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Book Discussion Groups are open to all!!

There will be a copy of these titles on the list on the desk at the Book Exchange for readers to check out by writing their name and date on a pad.  We would like to have them available for anyone who wants to read them, so please bring them back as soon as you have read them so others can enjoy them!  

If you have an extra copy, please bring it to the BX to share.  


*About Play & Learn: 

Play & Learn at the Book Exchange with Kim Hobart is a program of the Blue Ridge Partnership for Children for all kids 0-5. Explore fun ways to engage with your child! 


About Community Music Jams:

These jams are held the second Saturday of every month, noon-2pm (year-round) in the Book Exchange and all are welcome, from newbies to experienced players. A few loaner instruments are available. Join in playing and singing.  Contact Niki LaMotte. 919.624.0466 or nicolelamotte@gmail.com 


Volunteer at the Book Exchange!

The winter Book Exchange volunteer schedule is complete. Volunteer for a future slot, or to be a substitute. Being a substitute is an easy way to see if you like it!  Direct volunteer questions to Dusty Ross, dkross@uncg.edu.  

Other Calendars and Resources

It's a small town, but there's lots to do!  You may enjoy these other organizations' offerings also:


Book Exchange 2019 Program Schedule (pdf)

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Mayland Community College 2019 Summer Schedule (pdf)

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Article: To Really Learn, Our Children Need the Power of Play - The Wall Street Journal (pdf)

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Other Activities

Story Time

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We want to encourage children to love literature!  Ask about story time when you visit the Book Exchange.

Puzzles

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There is always a puzzle going in the Exchange.  Anyone is welcome to join in the fun.

Free Wi-Fi

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No Wi-Fi in your vacation rental?  We've got you covered.