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Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro

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197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
(919) 545-8085

January 2018

Drop-in Computer Assistance

January 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 12, 2018

Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Do you have a specific computer question?  Need to know how to insert page numbers in your Word document, create an email account, or get started with library eBooks? Drop in to Chatham Community Library's computer lab for one-on-one assistance on the second Wednesday of each month, anytime between 4:00 and 5:00 pm.  (If you have a question about something on your personal laptop or device, please bring it with you.) We can typically spend about 20 minutes with each patron.  Please come prepared…

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NC LIVE: New Online Resources for 2018

January 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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NC LIVE offers FREE access to online resources covering topics ranging from careers, business, and investing to health, language learning, and genealogy. Come learn about the new resources you have access to in 2018! Topics covered in this workshop include: • new resources available through NC LIVE • accessing NC LIVE in the library and at home • navigating the NC LIVE home page • navigating selected resources Prerequisites: Participants should be comfortable operating a computer, using a mouse and…

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CCL Toddler Story Time

January 30 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until December 18, 2018

Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and rhymes. Appropriate for children ages 18 through 36 months. Older and younger siblings welcome, of course! Story Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. For more information, contact Katy at 919-545-8085.

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CCL Preschool Story Time

January 30 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until December 18, 2018

Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and rhymes. Appropriate for children ages 3 to 5 years. Older and younger siblings welcome, of course! Story Time lasts approximately 30 minutes.

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February 2018

CCL Genealogy Assistance

February 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 27, 2018

Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Volunteer genealogists are available to assist with family history research, whether your ancestors lived in Chatham County, the 50 states, or overseas.  A genealogist is on site in the library most Thursdays from 9:00 am to noon, and other days and times by appointment. Call 919-545-8086 to make an appointment. Sessions take place in the Local History & Genealogy area of Chatham Community Library.  Please bring as much written documentation as you have about the topic you are researching, as well as a…

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CCL Daytime Book Club

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on April 5, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on May 3, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on June 7, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on July 5, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on August 2, 2018 at 1:00pm

Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Have you been wanting to come to the book club but couldn't make it out on Tuesday evenings?  You're in luck! The daytime book club at Chatham Community Library will meet on the first Thursday of each month from 1-2pm and we will be discussing the same books as the Tuesday evening club. This month's book is The Invisibles by Jesse J. Holland.

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CCL Pokemon Meetup

February 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on February 16, 2018 at 4:00pm

Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Come to trade and battle Pokémon cards! Play Pokémon Go! All ages welcome. For more information, contact Katy Henderson at (919) 545-8085.

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CCL Teen Game Night

February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Glory! Honor! Revenge! Pizza! No matter what guides your quest, you are sure to be successful at the Chatham Community Library Teen Game Night. Multiple tables of Dungeons and Dragons are always looking for new adventurers.  Board and card games are also available. There are also snacks and pizza. For more information, contact Katy at (919) 545-8085.

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CCL Toddler Story Time

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and rhymes. Appropriate for children ages 18 to 36 months old. Older and younger siblings welcome, of course! Story Time lasts approximately 20 minutes.

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CCL Tuesday Evening Book Club

February 6 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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This month's book is The Invisibles by Jesse J. Holland.

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Online Privacy & Security

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Are you concerned about your privacy online?  Wondering how to be safer while browsing the web? Topics covered in this workshop include: changing privacy settings in your browser password-protecting your computer creating and storing strong passwords protecting against viruses and spyware making safe purchases online spotting email scams and more! Prerequisites:  Participants should have taken the Internet Basics class or have prior experience using the internet.  Participants must be comfortable operating a computer, including mouse and keyboard. This class is free and…

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Write Your Life Class

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until April 4, 2018

Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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In this weekly two-hour class, we'll write stories from our lives and share them. I'll provide a structured process for those who want it, prompts for ideas, and suggestions for continuing and publishing.

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CCL Black History Month Celebration Film Series: 4 Little Girls

February 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Chatham Community Library as we kick-off a weekly film series in celebration of Black History Month!  Our film series takes place on the first 3 Wednesdays and the on the last Monday (2/26) in February from 12:00-1:00 pm in the Holmes Meeting Room.  Feel free to bring your lunch. The film series begins on 2/7 with 4 Little Girls (1997), directed by Spike Lee. This film documents the "notorious racial terrorist bombing of an African American church during the…

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CCL Spanish Book Club (Club de la Lectura)

February 12 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on April 7, 2018 at 3:30pm

One event on April 21, 2018 at 3:30pm

One event on May 5, 2018 at 3:30pm

One event on May 19, 2018 at 3:30pm

One event on June 2, 2018 at 3:30pm

One event on June 16, 2018 at 3:30pm

One event on June 30, 2018 at 3:30pm

One event on July 14, 2018 at 3:30pm

One event on July 28, 2018 at 3:30pm

One event on August 11, 2018 at 3:30pm

One event on August 25, 2018 at 3:30pm

One event on September 8, 2018 at 3:30pm

One event on September 22, 2018 at 3:30pm

One event on October 6, 2018 at 3:30pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 3:30pm

One event on November 3, 2018 at 3:30pm

One event on November 17, 2018 at 3:30pm

One event on December 1, 2018 at 3:30pm

One event on December 15, 2018 at 3:30pm

One event on December 29, 2018 at 3:30pm

Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Our book club ‘Tertulia Compaginar’ reads titles originally written in Spanish. We do not read translations into Spanish from any language. We read both fiction and non-fiction books. The majority of our members are originally English native speakers, with the added benefit of a few native Spanish speakers from different countries in Latin America. Our sessions are a bi-monthly 1-1/2 hour immersion into both the Spanish language and its cultures. All interested persons are welcome to apply. People are welcome…

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CCL Black History Month Celebration Film Series: I Am Not Your Negro

February 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Chatham Community Library as we kick-off a weekly film series in celebration of Black History Month!  Our film series takes place on the first 3 Wednesdays and the on the last Monday (2/26) in February from 12:00-1:00 pm in the Holmes Meeting Room.  Feel free to bring your lunch. On 2/14 we'll be showing I Am Not Your Negro (2016), directed by Raoul Peck.  In this film, "writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with…

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CCL Black History Month Celebration Film Series: What Happened, Miss Simone?

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Chatham Community Library as we kick-off a weekly film series in celebration of Black History Month!  Our film series takes place on the first 3 Wednesdays and the on the last Monday (2/26) in February from 12:00-1:00 pm in the Holmes Meeting Room.  Feel free to bring your lunch. On 2/21 we'll be showing What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015), directed by Liz Garbus and Hal Tulchin. This film documents the life and legend of Nina Simone, "an American singer, pianist, and civil rights…

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Microsoft Word Basics, Part 1

February 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Learn how to use the popular word processing program, Microsoft Word. Topics covered in this workshop include: identifying key components and features of Microsoft Word 2013 typing and formatting text copying, pasting, cutting, and deleting text inserting images using spelling and grammar check saving and printing documents Prerequisites:  Participants must be comfortable operating a computer. This workshop is FREE and open to the public; however, class size is limited and registration is required. Register: - Online - (919) 545-8086 - reference@chathamlibraries.org - In the library

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CCL Marc Black: A History of the 50s & 60s through the Lens of Popular Song

February 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Back by popular demand, Marc Black! Everyone enjoyed Marc's program so much last year we have invited him to come back for an encore performance. Marc Black, NY Chapter of the Blues Hall of Fame inductee and former Folk Artist of the Year on ABC Radio, has created an engaging and humorous program… and an opportunity for the audience to relive this colorful time in our history. He will take audience members on a musical tour through the 1950 and…

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CCL Black History Month Celebration Film Series: 13th

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Chatham Community Library for the last in our weekly film series in celebration of Black History Month!  Films are shown in the Holmes Meeting Room from 12:00-1:00 pm. Feel free to bring your lunch. For the last in the series, we'll be showing 13th (2016), directed by Ava DuVernay. This film offers "an in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality." Black History Month, also known as African-American History…

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Microsoft Word Basics, Part 2

February 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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In this workshop, we'll build on the concepts we learned in Part 1 of the Microsoft Word Basics class.  Topics covered in this workshop include: adding and removing Quick Start buttons modifying line spacing creating bulleted and numbered lists creating tables formatting columns formatting margins adding headers and footers inserting text boxes, graphics, and symbols We will be using Microsoft Word 2013. Prerequisites:  Participants should have taken Microsoft Word, Part 1 or have prior basic experience with Microsoft Word.  Participants must be comfortable operating a…

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March 2018

Exceptional Stories – CCL

March 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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People of all ages and abilities are invited to join us for Exceptional Stories - an inclusive Craft & Learn program. Each month's session will feature books, short stories, and/or poems around a discussion topic, and participants will complete a craft. Caregivers are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact Katy at (919) 545-8085.

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Focus on Women Film Series: Miss Representation

March 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join us today at 12:00 pm for the second film in our "Focus on Women" series.  Today's film is Miss Representation, a documentary that explores the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America, and challenges the media's limited portrayal of what it means to be a powerful woman. Films and follow-up discussion will be held in the Holmes Meeting Room. Attendees are encouraged to bring a bagged lunch.  This event is free and open to the public.

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Virtual Justice Project: Tax Clinic – What to Know to File Taxes

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Virtual Justice Project: Tax Clinic: What to Know to File Taxes Take places in the double-study room. This program is free and open to the public.

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Common Thread – Library Crafting Group

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Bring your favorite needlework project and enjoy the conversation and camaraderie. Newcomers are always welcome and registration is not required. For more information, call the library at (919) 545-8084.

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Teen Book Club (Grades 6 & up)

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Teens in grades 6 and up are invited to discuss great reads and participate in book-related activities! Snacks will be provided. **This will be the initial meeting for the Teen Book Club! Come with ideas of books you'd like to read for future meetings. For more information, contact Kathleen or Katy at (919) 545-8085.

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Focus on Women Film Series: The Hunting Ground

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join us today at 12:00 pm for the third film in our "Focus on Women" series.  Today's film is The Hunting Ground, a documentary film about the incidence of sexual assault on college campuses in the United States and what its creators say is a failure of college administrations to deal with it adequately. Films and follow-up discussion will be held in the Holmes Meeting Room. Attendees are encouraged to bring a bagged lunch.  This event is free and open to…

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Microsoft Powerpoint, Part 1

March 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Would you like to learn how to create presentations and slide shows using PowerPoint? Topics covered in this workshop include: identifying key components and features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 using slide designs and themes using basic slide layouts formatting text boxes creating bulleted and numbered lists inserting pictures and shapes managing your slides saving and printing presentations Prerequisites: Participants should be comfortable operating a computer. Familiarity with Microsoft Word is helpful but not required. This workshop is FREE and open to the public;…

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Virtual Justice Project: Know Your Rights – Expungements

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Virtual Justice Project: Know Your Rights - Expungements Take places in the double-study room. This program is free and open to the public.

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Rebounding Waters and Pollution of the Haw River with Anne Cassebaum

March 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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North Carolina’s Haw River has a rich geographic, ecological, and cultural history and has been key to the region’s growth and development over the centuries. Now with Gen X and 1,4-Dioxane affecting water sources, what efforts are being made to preserve one of the region’s vital waterways? Author Anne Cassebaum will discuss the history, importance, and hope for the 110-mile Haw River. Anne taught English at Elon University for 25 years, led students on trips to the Everglades, Alaska, and the Haw…

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Easter Egg Hunt & Spring Into Safety

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Spanish Book Club (Club de la Lectura)

March 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Our book club ‘Tertulia Compaginar’ reads titles originally written in Spanish. We do not read translations into Spanish from any language. We read both fiction and non-fiction books. The majority of our members are originally English native speakers, with the added benefit of a few native Spanish speakers from different countries in Latin America. Our sessions are a bi-monthly 1-1/2 hour immersion into both the Spanish language and its cultures. All interested persons are welcome to apply. People are welcome to RSVP…

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Focus on Women Film Series: Equal Means Equal

March 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join us today at 12:00 pm for the fourth and final film in our "Focus on Women" series.  Today's film is Equal Means Equal, an outstanding look at the many ways women are disadvantaged in the United States under the Constitution. Films and follow-up discussion will be held in the Holmes Meeting Room. Attendees are encouraged to bring a bagged lunch.  This event is free and open to the public.

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Microsoft Powerpoint, Part 2

March 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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In this workshop, we'll be building on the concepts we learned in PowerPoint Basics, Part 1.  Topics covered in this workshop include: navigating slide views inserting SmartArt inserting WordArt creating hyperlinks creating charts and tables using advanced themes printing different slide views We will be using Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. Prerequisites:  Participants should have taken the Microsoft PowerPoint Basics class or have prior basic experience with Microsoft PowerPoint.  Participants must be comfortable using a computer. This workshop is FREE and open to the public; however, class size…

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April 2018

Intro to Facebook

April 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Come learn about the world's most popular social network!  We will be focusing on individual (personal) accounts in this class. Topics covered in this workshop include: creating an account learning the lingo setting up your profile adding friends adjusting your privacy settings staying safe online and more! Prerequisites:  Participants should have taken the Internet Basics class or have prior experience using the internet.  Participants must be comfortable operating a computer, including mouse and keyboard. This workshop is FREE and open to the public;…

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American Red Cross Blood Drive

April 16 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Chatham Community Library and CCCC join forces to host a blood drive benefiting the American Red Cross. Additional information on signing up and donating blood is forthcoming.

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Computer Basics, Part 1

April 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Not familiar with or comfortable using computers?  This class is designed for the absolute beginner! Topics covered in this workshop include: identifying parts of the computer understanding the basics of how computers work turning a computer on and off; logging on and off using a keyboard and a mouse understanding what an operating system is learning the difference between hardware and software using the start menu This workshop is FREE and open to the public; however, class size is limited and registration is required.…

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Chatham Conservation Partnership

April 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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The Chatham Conservation Partnership’s next normal quarterly meeting is next week on April 19 from 9 am to 12 pm at the Holmes Meeting Room in the Chatham County Library, 197 NC Hwy 87 N, Pittsboro. For an agenda go to CCP website - https://chathamconservation.wikispaces.com/Upcoming+Meetings Our topic of discussion is Discovering Biodiversity in Chatham County: Birds and Their Habitats.  We’ll start with Scott Anderson, Bird Biologist from the NC Wildlife Commission and Harry LeGrand, Vertebrate Zoologist and ecologist extraordinaire giving a couple of informative…

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CCL Children’s Poetry Party

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Families with children of all ages are invited to celebrate National Poetry Month at a Children's Poetry Party. Come to hear poetry and stories told in rhyme. Stay for poetry-based activities and crafts. Light snacks will be provided. For more information, contact Katy at (919) 545-8085.

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Computer Basics, Part 2

April 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Ready to take your computer skills to the next level?  In this class, we'll build on the concepts we learned in Computer Basics, Part 1. Topics covered in this workshop include: working with files and folders more about programs and software searching your computer using the recycling bin basic computer maintenance and more! Prerequisites:  Participants must have taken the first Computer Basics class or have prior experience using a computer, including mouse and keyboard. This workshop is FREE and open to the public;…

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May 2018

CCCC Creative Spring Open Mic Night

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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The Central Carolina Community College Creative Writing program invites the public to join writers of prose and poetry for the annual Spring Open Mic Night.

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CCL – Exceptional Stories

May 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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People of all ages and abilities are invited to join us for Exceptional Stories - an inclusive Craft & Learn program. Each month's session will feature books, short stories, and/or poems around a discussion topic, and participants will complete a craft. Caregivers are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact Katy at (919) 545-8085.

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CCL – LEGO Club

May 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until December 14, 2018

Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join us for a free build LEGO session. Work alone or in a team. Create from scratch and tell us about your creation! For children and teens. Duplo blocks are available for our youngest builders!

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May 12th Field Day

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join us for the May field day as we perform an inspection on the CCCC colonies. Curious to see a sugar shake in person? We are doing that, too! Learn what the varroa count threshold is for this time of the year and join in the discussion for treatment options. New beekeepers-bring your smokers if you would like help.

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Kids’ Craft & Learn: Explore Chinese Culture

May 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Families are invited to celebrate Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month in this special Craft & Learn session centered around Chinese and Chinese-American culture. Hear stories, play games, and make a craft to take home. Try some Chinese snack food! This event is best for preschool and elementary school aged children and their families. For more information, contact Katy at (919) 545-8085.

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Photography Workshop

May 12 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Free

Learn to take quality photos for print and the web. OUR FOCUS IS PHOTOGRAPHING 2-D and 3-D ARTWORKS. This is a FREE workshop offered by Chatham Artists Guild. To register go to https://bit.ly/2GBWFkF. Whether you are an artist applying for galleries or a small business owner operating an online sales page, taking quality photos is one of the most important tasks in being successful. This seminar will focus on using available tools to create high-quality photographs. Come out and learn…

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Internet Basics, Part 1

May 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Not comfortable navigating the Internet?  This class is designed for the Internet beginner! Topics covered in this workshop include: locating and opening a web browser using the browser's menu and toolbar recognizing and navigating to a web address identifying and following links on a web page using a search engine understanding error messages previewing and printing from a web page manipulating multiple windows and tasks Prerequisites:  Participants must have taken the Computer Basics class or have prior experience using a computer, including mouse and keyboard.…

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Virtual Justice Project: Child Support Review

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Virtual Justice Project: Child Support Review Take places in the double-study room. This program is free and open to the public.

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Common Thread – Library Crafting Group

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Bring your favorite needlework project and enjoy the conversation and camaraderie. Newcomers are always welcome and registration is not required. For more information, call the library at (919) 545-8084.

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CCL – Teen Game Night

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Glory! Honor! Revenge! Pizza! No matter what guides your quest, you are sure to be successful at the Chatham Community Library Teen Game Night.  Multiple tables of Dungeons and Dragons are always looking for new adventurers.   Board and card games are also available.  There are also snacks and pizza.  Teen Game Night is held on the 3rd Friday of each month. For more information, call Katy at (919) 545-8085.

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Friends of the Library 50th Anniversary Celebration

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join the Friends of the Chatham Community Library for their 50th Anniversary Celebration!  Activities for all ages including refreshments, free books, face painting & balloon animals!  Come learn more about the Friends group and see how their hard work and dedication benefits YOUR local library! This event is free and open to the public.

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Internet Basics, Part 2

May 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Ready to take your Internet skills to the next level? Topics covered in this workshop include: using browser tabs bookmarking favorite websites viewing and deleting your browsing history filtering your Google searches finding and saving images finding maps and driving directions understanding virus protection downloading files, attachments, and programs Prerequisites:  Participants must have taken the first Internet Basics class or have prior experience using the Internet.  Participants must also be comfortable using a mouse and keyboard. This workshop is FREE and open to the public; however, class size is limited…

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CCL – Friday Family Movie

May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Families with children of all ages are invited to join us on the last Friday of each month for a family movie in the Holmes meeting room. Snacks and drinks are permitted. Seating is available, but feel free to bring a blanket and make it a picnic style event. Movies will be rated G or PG (or, in some cases unrated), and will be suitable for audiences of all ages. This month's movie is "The Incredibles" and has a runtime…

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June 2018

Tuesday Evening Book Club

June 5 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Have you been thinking about joining a book club? The CCL Tuesday Evening Book Club meets the 1st Tuesday of every month from 6:45-7:45pm.This month's book is The Book of Joy by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu .

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Common Thread: Library Crafting Group

June 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Bring your favorite needlework project and enjoy the conversation and camaraderie. Newcomers are always welcome and registration is not required. For more information, call the library at (919) 545-8084.

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CCL – Teen Game Night

June 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Glory! Honor! Revenge! Pizza! No matter what guides your quest, you are sure to be successful at the Chatham Community Library Teen Game Night.  Multiple tables of Dungeons and Dragons are always looking for new adventurers.   Board and card games are also available.  There are also snacks and pizza.  Teen Game Night is usually held on the 3rd Friday of each month. For more information, call Katy at (919) 545-8085.

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CCL – Libraries Rock!: Summer Reading Kickoff

June 9 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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It's time to kick off our county-wide library Summer Reading Program: Libraries Rock! Join us at Chatham Community Library beginning at 1:00 pm to sign up for the Summer Reading Program, play outside with sidewalk chalk and bubbles, and hear Hillsborough, NC's very own Eric's Attic play some rockin' tunes outside the library! Band starts at 2:00 pm, and the fun lasts until 5:00 pm! Feel free to bring a blanket or lawn chairs for seating, snacks, drinks, and any…

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Elder Abuse Awareness Information Session

June 11 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Elder Abuse Awareness Informational Session. Holmes Meeting Room.

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Microsoft Excel Basics, Part 1

June 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Excel is a popular spreadsheet program that can be used for storing, organizing, and manipulating data.  Topics covered in this workshop include: identifying key components and features of Microsoft Excel typing in and formatting cells using keyboard shortcuts sorting data using AutoSum and simple equations navigating multiple sheets saving and printing spreadsheets Prerequisites:  Participants must be comfortable operating a computer, including mouse and keyboard.  Familiarity with Microsoft Word is helpful but not required. This workshop is free and open to the public; however,…

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Common Thread: Library Crafting Group

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Bring your favorite needlework project and enjoy the conversation and camaraderie. Newcomers are always welcome and registration is not required. For more information, call the library at (919) 545-8084.

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Libraries Rock!: All About Rocks

June 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Grand Trees of Chatham for our latest summer reading adventure, all about rocks.  We like to say "trees are the lungs of the earth."  So what are rocks?  Be prepared to get your hands dirty, bring ample curiosity, and learn something new about what is going on right beneath your feet! For more information, contact Katy at (919) 545-8085.

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Microsoft Excel Basics, Part 2

June 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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In this workshop, we'll build on the concepts we learned in the Microsoft Excel Basics class.  Topics covered in this workshop include: filling data across columns and rows hiding, freezing, and filtering data using built-in functions creating formulas creating cell references inserting and formatting charts Prerequisites:  Participants should have taken the Microsoft Excel Basics class or have prior basic experience with Microsoft Excel.  Participants must be comfortable operating a computer, including mouse and keyboard. This workshop is free and open to the public; however,…

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Virtual Justice Project: Immigration Law

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Virtual Justice Project: Immigration Law Take places in the double-study room. This program is free and open to the public.

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Libraries Rock! Gem Wagon Miners

June 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Come and mine for gems on the Gem Wagon Miners' mobile gem wagon! Children will use different techniques to locate a variety of gems in this super cool educational experience. This program is space limited, so registration is required. Please contact the Youth Services staff at (919) 545-8085 to register for this event. If you find you will not be able to attend after registering, please call and let us know so we can contact folks on the waiting list.

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CCL Celebrates LGBT Pride Month with a Special Presentation

June 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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LGBT Pride: Supporting the LGBT+ Community Chatham Community Library celebrates LGBT Pride Month with a presentation on the LGBT+ community of central North Carolina, and a discussion of issues and challenges for LGBT+ individuals living in rural communities. Presented by Kori Case, of the LGBT Center of Raleigh, this program is best for teens and adults. It takes place in the Holmes Meeting Room on Tuesday, June 26 from 6:30 to 7:30pm and is free and open to the public.…

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Libraries Rock! With Secret Monkey Weekend

June 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Rock out with Secret Monkey Weekend, a family power trio based right here in the heart of North Carolina! Dad Jefferson plays guitar, and daughters Ella (bass, keyboards) and Lila (drums) will play a mix of classics and originals. Bring a blanket and a picnic basket, and don't forget to wear your dancing shoes! This event is best for ALL ages! For more information, contact Katy at (919) 545-8085.

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CCL – Friday Family Movie

June 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Families with children of all ages are invited to join us on the last Friday of each month for a family movie in the Holmes meeting room. Snacks and drinks are permitted. Seating is available, but feel free to bring a blanket and make it a picnic style event. Movies will be rated G or PG (or, in some cases unrated), and will be suitable for audiences of all ages. This month's movie is "Sing" and has a runtime of…

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July 2018

Tuesday Evening Book Club

July 3 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Have you been thinking about joining a book club? The CCL Tuesday Evening Book Club meets the 1st Tuesday of every month from 6:45-7:45pm. This month's book is Manhatten Beach by Jennifer Egan .

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Common Thread – Library Crafting Group

July 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Bring your favorite needlework project and enjoy the conversation and camaraderie. Newcomers are always welcome and registration is not required. For more information, call the library at (919) 545-8084.

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Libraries Rock!: Make Your Own Instrument

July 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Come to Chatham Community Library and make a musical instrument from everyday household items! Recycling rocks - and homemade instruments are a great way to reuse a variety of materials you can find just about anywhere! This event is best for ALL ages. For more information, contact Katy at (919) 545-8085.

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Libraries Rock!: Midweek Movie Matinee

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Chill out at Chatham Community Library with a cool family movie! Bring your own snacks, a comfy blanket or pillow, and settle in for a family favorite. Today's movie is Annie (2014). A foster kid, who lives with her mean foster mom, sees her life change when business tycoon and New York City mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in. Rated PG. For more information, contact Katy at (919) 545-8085.

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Libraries Rock!: Fantastic Fossils

July 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Did you know that fossils can be found here in the state of North Carolina? Volunteers from the North Carolina Fossil Club will talk about fossils: what they are, how they got here, and where to find them in this interactive educational event. For more information, contact Katy at (919) 545-8085.

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Microsoft Word Basics, Part 1

July 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Learn how to use the popular word processing program, Microsoft Word, to create and format documents. Topics covered in this workshop include: identifying key components and features of Microsoft Word 2013 typing and formatting text copying, pasting, cutting, and deleting text inserting images using spelling and grammar check saving and printing documents Prerequisites:  Participants must be comfortable operating a computer. This workshop is FREE and open to the public; however, class size is limited and registration is required. Register: - Online - (919) 545-8086…

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Libraries Rock!: Midweek Movie Matinee

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Chill out at Chatham Community Library with a cool family movie! Bring your own snacks, a comfy blanket or pillow, and settle in for a family favorite. Today's movie is Lemonade Mouth. Five high school kids, Olivia, Wendall, Stella, Charlie, and "Mo", meet in detention and start a band based off the lemonade vending machine outside the detention room. Rated TV-PG. For more information, contact Katy at (919) 545-8085.

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Common Thread – Library Crafting Group

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Bring your favorite needlework project and enjoy the conversation and camaraderie. Newcomers are always welcome and registration is not required. For more information, call the library at (919) 545-8084.

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Libraries Rock!: Family Hip Hop Show @ CCL

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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You won't know what hit you when Melvil Dewey – International Library Hip Hop Superstar brings his Family Hip Hop Show to Chatham Community Library! This high-energy show teaches the "incredible importance libraries play in our communities, encourages children to be engaged in literature and teaches vital library skills and concepts such as the Dewey Decimal System, plagiarism and credible research methods". That may sound kinda boring, but it's NOT! Don't miss this one-of-a-kind performance! This event is best for…

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CCL – Teen Game Night

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Glory! Honor! Revenge! Pizza! No matter what guides your quest, you are sure to be successful at the Chatham Community Library Teen Game Night.  Multiple tables of Dungeons and Dragons are always looking for new adventurers.   Board and card games are also available.  There are also snacks and pizza.  Teen Game Night is held on the 3rd Friday of each month. For more information, call Katy at (919) 545-8085

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Microsoft Word Basics, Part 2

July 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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In this workshop, we'll build on the concepts we learned in Part 1 of the Microsoft Word Basics class.  Topics covered in this workshop include: adding and removing Quick Start buttons modifying line spacing creating bulleted and numbered lists creating tables formatting columns formatting margins adding headers and footers inserting text boxes, graphics, and symbols We will be using Microsoft Word 2013. Prerequisites:  Participants should have taken Microsoft Word, Part 1 or have prior basic experience with Microsoft Word.  Participants must be comfortable operating a…

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Libraries Rock!: Midweek Movie Matinee

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Chill out at Chatham Community Library with a cool family movie! Bring your own snacks, a comfy blanket or pillow, and settle in for a family favorite. Today's movie is The Muppet Movie. Kermit and his newfound friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog legs merchant is after Kermit. Rated G. For more information, contact Katy at (919) 545-8085.

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Libraries Rock!: Snakes Alive!

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on July 27, 2018 at 5:00pm

Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Legendary herpetologist Ron Cromer is back with Snakes Alive! In this always popular science program, you will learn about the lives, habits, and characteristics of reptiles, especially snakes! Learn a little more by getting up close and personal with approximately two dozen, native harmless reptiles including snakes and lizards, all specially tamed for petting! This event is best for ALL ages. For more information, conatct Katy at (919) 545-8085.

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CCL Friday Family Movie

July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Families with children of all ages are invited to join us on the last Friday of each month for a family movie in the Holmes meeting room. Snacks and drinks are permitted. Seating is available, but feel free to bring a blanket and make it a picnic style event. Movies will be rated G or PG (or, in some cases unrated), and will be suitable for audiences of all ages. This month's movie is "Rock Dog" and has a runtime…

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Online Resources for Readers

July 31 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Learn about online resources that will help you find your next favorite book and connect to like-minded readers! Topics covered in this workshop include: using social networks for readers using NoveList (a library database) to find information about books, authors, series, and more finding your next read using a variety of fun websites locating major awards lists for various genres finding bestseller lists (New York Times, etc.) Prerequisites:  Participants should be comfortable operating a computer, using a keyboard and mouse, and navigating the Internet.…

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August 2018

Drop-in Computer Assistance

August 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Do you have a specific computer question?  Need to know how to insert page numbers in your Word document, create an email account, or get started with library eBooks? Drop in to Chatham Community Library's computer lab for one-on-one assistance on the second Wednesday of each month, any time between 4:00 and 5:00 pm.  (If you have a question about something on your personal laptop or device, please bring it with you.) We can typically spend about 20 minutes with each patron.  Please come…

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Computer Basics, Part 1

August 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Not familiar with or comfortable using computers?  This class is designed for the absolute beginner! Topics covered in this workshop include: identifying parts of the computer understanding the basics of how computers work turning a computer on and off; logging on and off using a keyboard and a mouse understanding what an operating system is learning the difference between hardware and software using the start menu This workshop is FREE and open to the public; however, class size is limited and registration is required.…

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Computer Basics, Part 2

August 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Ready to take your computer skills to the next level?  In this class, we'll build on the concepts we learned in Computer Basics, Part 1. Topics covered in this workshop include: working with files and folders more about programs and software searching your computer using the recycling bin basic computer maintenance and more! Prerequisites:  Participants must have taken the first Computer Basics class or have prior experience using a computer, including mouse and keyboard. This workshop is FREE and open to the…

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Anti-Bullying Workshop

August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Every day, more than 16,000 kids miss school because of bullying. 45% of kids experience bullying before age 18. And 38% of kids believe that their school doesn't take bullying seriously.  Children entering grades K-5 and their parents/caregivers are invited to attend a 90-minute anti-bullying workshop presented by Bullyproof Pittsboro. In this 90-minute interactive parent/child Bullyproof America Workshop, presenters Alex Changho and Cat Zohar will clearly define what bullying is, and what it is not.  They will help simplify the…

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September 2018

CCL – Book Club

September 4 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:45pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 4, 2018

An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 7, 2018

Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Free

Have you been thinking about joining a book club? The CCL Evening Book Club meets the 1st Tuesday of every month from 6:45-7:45pm. The CCL Daytime Book Club meets the 1st Thursday of every month from 1pm-2pm. Upcoming Selections for Future Book Club Meetings: Grace by Paul Lynch In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende Pachinko by Min Jin Lee Mr Penumbre’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng Daring to Drive by Manual Al-Sharif Master of the Mountain by Henry Wiencek The…

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CCL Baby Lapsit

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until November 24, 2018

Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Free

Babies and their parents/caregivers will interact with music, rhymes, age-appropriate books and lots of cuddles. Baby Lapsit lasts approximately 20 minutes, with time after for free play and socializing. For more information, contact Youth Services at (919) 545-8085.

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Chatham Community Library to Host Screening of New Film on Ruth Bader Ginsburg

September 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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The Chatham Community Library will host its first screening of the new film RBG on Saturday, September 8 beginning at 1:00 pm in the Holmes Meeting Room.  The screening and discussion will be facilitated by District Court Judge (15B) Sherri Murrell. RBG is a 2018 American documentary film directed and produced by Betsy West and Julie Cohen, focusing on the life and career of United States Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. After premiering at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, the film was…

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CCL – Exceptional Stories

September 11 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2018

Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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People of all ages and abilities are invited to join us for Exceptional Stories - an inclusive Craft & Learn program. Each month's session on the second Tuesday of the month will feature books, short stories, and/or poems around a discussion topic, and participants will complete a craft. Caregivers are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact Katy at (919) 545-8085.

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CCL – Teen Book Club

September 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 18, 2018

Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Teens in grades 6 and up are invited to join us for a monthly book club meetup. Come prepared to discuss your favorite books, select titles for future meetings, and have fun! For more information, contact Youth Services at (919) 545-8085.

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CCL – K-5 Book Club

September 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Kids in grades K-5 are welcome to meet up and talk about books on the second Thursday of each month! Come prepared to discuss your favorite books, choose books for future meetings, and have fun! For more information, contact Youth Services at (919) 545-8085.

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**POSTPONED** Titanic: Ship of Dreams, Presented by Melinda Ratchford, Ed.D.

September 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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POSTPONED DUE TO HURRICANE Take a glimpse into 1912 and the 2228 amazing people who boarded the most luxurious and largest ship in the world and sailed off into immortality. Dr. Melinda Ratchford will take audiences on a voyage in time to learn about the Titanic, as well as to see her extensive collection of Titanic memorabilia.  She will "introduce" listeners to the young Robert Spedden and his Stief bear, Polar; the world's richest man and his beautiful new wife who had…

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CCL Toddler Story Time

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and rhymes. Appropriate for children ages 18 to 36 months old. Older and younger siblings welcome, of course! Story Time lasts approximately 20 minutes.

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CCL Toddler Story Time

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until December 18, 2018

Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and rhymes. Appropriate for children ages 18 through 36 months. Older and younger siblings welcome, of course! Story Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. For more information, contact Katy at 919-545-8085.

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Kids Art & Mindfulness

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 25, 2018

Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Free

Art & Mindfulness classes are designed to engage children so fully, that they let go of worries and stresses, focusing on the present moment. Studies show that both creating and observing art can reduce cortisol, the 'stress hormone'*in both children and adults. This calming class incorporates music, art, and mindfulness techniques to allow children to focus and have fun while creating their art. Taught by experienced teachers, this non-competitive class is an opportunity for your child to let go and…

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CCL Preschool Story Time

September 18 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until December 18, 2018

Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and rhymes. Appropriate for children ages 3 to 5 years. Older and younger siblings welcome, of course! Story Time lasts approximately 30 minutes.

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CCL – Microsoft PowerPoint, Part 1

September 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Would you like to learn how to create presentations and slideshows using PowerPoint? Topics covered in this workshop include: identifying key components and features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 using slide designs and themes using basic slide layouts formatting text boxes creating bulleted and numbered lists inserting pictures and shapes managing your slides saving and printing presentations Prerequisites: Participants should be comfortable operating a computer. Familiarity with Microsoft Word is helpful but not required. This workshop is FREE and open to the public; however,…

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CCL – Virtual Justice Project: Traffic Stops

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Virtual Justice Project: Traffic Stops Take places in the double-study room. This program is free and open to the public.

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CCL Genealogy Assistance

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 27, 2018

Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Volunteer genealogists are available to assist with family history research, whether your ancestors lived in Chatham County, the 50 states, or overseas.  A genealogist is on site in the library most Thursdays from 9:00 am to noon, and other days and times by appointment. Call 919-545-8086 to make an appointment. Sessions take place in the Local History & Genealogy area of Chatham Community Library.  Please bring as much written documentation as you have about the topic you are researching, as well as a…

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After School Activities: Got Games?

September 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 28, 2018

Chatham Community Library – Pittsboro, 197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Free

Best for elementary school-aged kids and older. Got game? Bring it to Chatham Community Library on the third Thursday of every month. Families with elementary school aged kids and older are welcome to join us for an open session of board games, card games, and more. We'll provide the games, you bring the fun! For more information, contact Youth Services at (919) 545-8085.

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