Literacy Volunteers of Beaufort County
Auditorium at Beaufort County Community College
The Teacher Who Couldn’t Read author, John Corcoran will make an appearance in Beaufort County at 11:00 a.m. on March 25, 2014 in the Auditorium at Beaufort County Community College. The free event is co-sponsored by the First Presbyterian Church of Washington and Literacy Volunteers of Beaufort County. Mr. Corcoran, who read only at a second grade level until the age of 48 managed to graduate from high school and college and to work as a high school teacher and real estate developer without being discovered. He has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, 60 Minutes, CNN, Tavis Smiley Show and has become a national spokesperson for adult literacy. In 1997 he started his own foundation, The John Corcoran Foundation to make a way for anyone to learn to read. He has also written and published another book A Bridge to Literacy . You can read more about his life and experiences at www.johncorcoran.org He will also be appearing in Raleigh, New Bern and several other North Carolina cities while on this tour. Please bring your friends and join us on March 25, 2014 at 11:00 am at BCCC Auditorium for this inspiring program!
Further information, please contact Pat Lurvey, Literacy Volunteers at firstname.lastname@example.org; Virginia Jenks, First Presbyterian Church; or newhopeliteracy.org who are arranging his schedule.
Library Book Sale
The Friends of Martin Memorial Library Book Sale features gently used books, DVDs, VHS and audio books. There will be fiction and non-fiction titles for children, teen and adult readers. Sunday, April 13 is fill a bag for $5. All other days and times prices are: Hardbacks $4, Audio books and DVDs $3, Paperbacks $2, Children's Hardbacks $2 and Children's Paperbacks 50 cents.
Thursday, April 10 from 5-7pm
Friday, April 11 from 10am - 5pm
Saturday, April 12, from 10am -5pm
Sunday, April 13, from 2-5pm
Martin Memorial Library, 252-792-7476, 200 N. Smithwick Street, Williamston
Onslow County Public Library hosts Proposal Writing Basics – a free financial aid workshop
Main Library Branch in Jacksonville
Onslow County Public Library is hosting Proposal Writing Basics at the Main Library Branch in Jacksonville March 4 at 1 pm.
Are you new to proposal writing? This class will cover how the proposal fits into the overall grantseeking process. Learn what to include in a standard proposal to a foundation, tips for creating a standard proposal, and what funders expect to see in your proposal. We will discuss how to best communicate with funders during the grant process and we will take a look at sample proposals that earned grant funding.
Onslow County Public Library is a Foundation Center Funding Information Network member. We offer print and digital resources for nonprofits as well as quarterly classes.
Nonprofits are invited to join us Tuesday, March 4 at 1pm. Registration is required.
For more information, please contact Karen Moore at Onslow County Public Library at 910.455.7350 ext. 1421 or visit us online at www.onslowcountync.gov/library.
Onslow County Public Library hosts Dangerous Marine Life with Executive Vice President of the nonprofit NC Aquarium Society Mark Joyner
Swansboro Recreation Center
(Onslow County) – Onslow County Public Library and the Swansboro Friends of the Library will host Executive Vice President Mark Joyner of the nonprofit NC Aquarium Society at the Swansboro Recreation Center on Thursday, March 6 at 6:30 pm for a fun and interactive evening learning about what might be swimming below you in our North Carolina waters.
Bring the whole family to learn about sharks, stingrays, venomous and toxic fishes, stinging jellyfish & electric rays! Learn the natural history of these animals & how to avoid encounters or treat the aftermath.
Mr. Joyner has worked with the North Carolina Aquariums for over thirty years and currently serves as Executive Vice President of the nonprofit NC Aquarium Society. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology and a Master’s degree in Education from NC State University. He is a recipient of the Order of the Long Leaf Pine and author of over a dozen natural history articles that have been featured in Wildlife in North Carolina magazine.
For more information, please call the Swansboro Branch of the Onslow County Public Library at 910.326.4888 or visit us online, anytime at www.onslowcountync.gov/library.