-Learn how to “Stretch the Family Budget” on Monday, April 4 at 7 pm with Robin Landsman, NC State Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences. She will help you focus on your values and mindsets as you chart a new financial course for you and your family. Please RSVP to Eva Perry Regional Library at 387-2100.
-Jordan Sonnenblick will be coming to Eva Perry Library on Tuesday, April 5 at 7:00 p.m. Author of best-selling, award-winning books, such as Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie, and Notes from a Midnight Driver, Sonnenblick will be speaking and signing books.
He has just released After Ever After, a spin-off to the Drums book, told from perspective of other brother. He has also begun writing a series of books called Dodger books that are geared towards a younger audience. We will have a few of these to give away as door prizes. All of the teen books will be available to purchase at a cost of $7.99 a book, paperback binding. Please call to sign up at 387-2100.
-Celebrate National Library Week by hearing “The Way It Was in Apex” on Monday, April 11 at 7 pm with a panel of African American residents who have deep, long-standing roots in Apex. Get a new view and appreciation of our local history. Please RSVP to Eva Perry Regional Library at 387-2100.
-Here’s your chance to read and discuss The Help by Kathryn Stockett with the Wake Up and Read morning book discussion on Wednesday, April 13 at 10 am.
Call 387-2100 to sign up or stop by the Adult Services desk for a copy of this title, still on the New York Times best seller list after 102 weeks.
-Afternoon Classics on Tuesday, April 19 at 1:15 pm focuses on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. Admired as one of the best American novels ever written, this title is in the news now and should provoke a robust discussion. Please call 387-2100 to sign up and obtain a copy at the Adult Services desk. Teen Programs
Eva Perry Library's 4th Annual Teen Art Contest and Exhibition is now up for general viewing pleasure. This year we received 31 entries in 6 categories: drawing, painting, photography, digital arts, multimedia, and 3D. Selected judges will be choosing winners in these categories.
The entries are from students in grades 6-12. This is the fourth year for the contest, and the entries are stronger than ever this year. The exhibit will be up until April 11. Winners will be announced on April 4, 2011.