In August, musicians from the North Carolina Symphony will offer live performances and the Symphony’s Instrument Zoo for young children in the six regional library locations of Wake County Public Libraries. This music education program is designed for preschool children and their families and is funded by the “Grow Up Great” initiative from PNC Bank.  […]

Take the next step in developing a small business by attending Grow Your Business: Going Global sessions at Wake County Libraries. Alex Viva, a member of the Certified Global Business Professional and International Business Development unit of the Small Business and Technology Development Center, will lead a discussion based on his extensive international corporate experience. […]

Wake Libraries encourages people to continue their summer reading in July at the regional libraries with several reading programs. Visit and enter the event title in the search box on the left side of the screen for specific information. All programs are free, but registration is required. Book Bites Librarians will lead group book […]

Join Alicia Young and Nathaniel Key in area locations within Wake County Public Libraries as they help attendees rebuild their confidence after job loss. The speakers will show adult library members how to use guided journal techniques for self-reflection to help them through unemployment with confidence.  The programs are free; however, registration is requested.  Each […]

Turn your ideas into screenplays!  In July, Wake County Public Libraries will be hosting local discussions led by area experts on writing screenplays. The programs are free for library members, age 16 and older; however,  registration is requested. Join Ellen J. Shepard, Assistant Professor of Film at St. Augustine’s University in Raleigh.  July 9               6:30 […]

Now that the Chapel Hill Public Library is back in its renovated, expanded and upgraded digs, the library also has big plans for summer activities for kids. They include free Friday afternoon movies through Aug. 16. But you’ll also find crafts and live performances. Here’s what’s on tap: 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. or 4 […]

Durham County Library will celebrate the start of a summer of “Digging Into Reading” with a kickoff at Northgate Mall, on Saturday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dozens of booths will be on tap including Scrap Exchange, Paint Savvy, North Carolina Zoo, Museum of Life and Science, Museum of Natural Sciences, a […]

More than 400,000 books will be for sale at reasonable prices at Wake’s Annual Book Sale and Festival of Reading on Thursday, May 9, 2013, through Sunday, May 12, 2013, in the Jim Graham Building at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh. Saturday, May 11, 2013, will feature activities with entertainment, […]

Wake County Libraries encourages people to update skills used in the workplace in a series workshops being held at the regional libraries. Practice typing techniques, write resumes using templates and apply for jobs online. Led by experienced librarians, the sessions are free, but registration is required. Thursday, May 2, 3 p.m. Cameron   Village Regional […]

A Raleigh man is charged with exposing himself in the N.C. State University library back in 2011. Jason Marcellis Williams, 41, was charged Monday with exposing himself at the D.H. Hill Library on campus. Williams is charged with exposing himself Dec. 20, 2011. Crimes involving exposure at N.C. State are rare, according to Lt. William […]

Wake County Public Libraries and the New York Life Child ID Program are collaborating to help protect children in the event they go missing or are lost. Visit one of the six regional libraries and receive 2 free laminated ID cards with a photo, fingerprints and distinguishing characteristics of the child (height, hair and eye […]

Foxy’s Karen Clark will be offering a FREE wedding planning seminar at the Orange County Main Library in Hillsborough on Saturday, May 12 at 10AM. Are you planning a wedding? Are you stressed out about how to pull all of the details together? Are you concerned that you’ll select the wrong vendors? Are you worried […]