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American Chess Day Celebration

Ridgeview Library 706 1st St SW, HICKORY, NC

All Ages—Celebrate American Chess Day with Mr. Eugene Brown and learn the fundamentals of chess. Eugene Brown is an accomplished chess player and his remarkable story is captured in the film, “Life of a King” starring, Cuba Gooding Jr., who played the role of Eugene Brown. Sponsored by Big Chair Chess Club.

Family Story Time: Whales

Ridgeview Library 706 1st St SW, HICKORY, NC

Family—Splash into a special story time to have a whale of a time celebrating whales! We’ll read some fin-tatsic stories, then do some awesome activities that will blow you away.

Embroidered Back-to-School Journals

Ridgeview Library 706 1st St SW, HICKORY, NC

Teen—Learn basic hand stitches while customizing your own notebook for the school year. Registration is required.

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Linked – DR Club

Ridgeview Library 706 1st St SW, HICKORY, NC

Teen— Need an escape? Bring your earbuds, phone or Chromebook and checkout our digital resources! Let’s take time to share and explore new finds be it books, movies, music or crafts together.  This group welcomes new members.

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Ridgeview Chess

Ridgeview Library 706 1st St SW, HICKORY, NC

All Ages—Learn strategy and play chess with Mr. Eugene Brown and other chess enthusiasts in the community. The chess boards are calling. Will you answer?  Sponsored by Big Chair Chess Club.

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Trivia & Jingo

Ridgeview Library 706 1st St SW, HICKORY, NC

Adult—Keep your mind active and sharp by taking part in a variety of quizzes, puzzles, and games at the library.

STEAM Explorers: Fingerprint Science

Ridgeview Library 706 1st St SW, HICKORY, NC

Children—Have fun exploring and learning about the science of fingerprints and how they are used to help identify people. We’ll do some hands-on activities to record and dust for fingerprints, as well as create some fun fingerprint art. For children in Grades K-5. This is part of our Forensic Science Week programs, which run throughout […]

Teen Advisory Board

Ridgeview Library 706 1st St SW, HICKORY, NC

Teens work together to brainstorm library activities for their peers and work on community service projects. New members welcome!

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Ridgeview Chess

Ridgeview Library 706 1st St SW, HICKORY, NC

All Ages—Learn strategy and play chess with Mr. Eugene Brown and other chess enthusiasts in the community. The chess boards are calling. Will you answer?  Sponsored by Big Chair Chess Club.

Mystery Game Day

Ridgeview Library 706 1st St SW, HICKORY, NC

Teen—Can you and your team solve the case? Celebrate Forensics Weeks by becoming your own detective at the library. We’ll have a variety of board games available to test your powers of perception. This program is open to teens and adults. This is part of our Forensic Science Week programs, which run throughout September. Learn […]

Open gym, Pickleball and Exercise Class schedules are subject to change.

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