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As you do your spring cleaning, or get ready to move, please consider donating your gently used books, DVDs, and CDs for the Friends of the Harrisburg Library  (FOHL) Fall Used Book Sale.   Please place them in the donation bins in the library lobby.   The FOHL   cannot  accept textbooks, magazines, encyclopedias, computer software, cassette tapes, videotapes, or LP records.

Register by June 14 for the Junior Charity League of Concord's 47th Annual Safety Town Day for rising kindergartners on August 5 & 6 at Coltrane-Webb STEM Elementary School. The free half-day program features Bus Safety, Stranger Danger, Dental Hygiene, Bike Safety, Fire Safety, Gun Safety and Playground Safety and more from local Volunteers from the Red Cross, Cabarrus County Transportation Department, Concord Police, Cab. County Sheriff's Department, Medic, Concord Fire and many many others. 

Rocky River Presbyterian Church Wilderness Escape Vacation Bible School
Caravan with Moses and the Israelites as they escape Egypt and learn to trust God
June 26th - 28th 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
A simple supper is served from 6 to 6:30 p.m.
Location:  7940 Rocky River Road, Concord, NC  28025
Register now to be part of this Wilderness Escape VBS

June 2014 Events at Harrisburg Library

To register, call 704-920-2080


Author Discussion: Jenny Hubbard

Join local author Jenny Hubbard (Any We Stay and Paper Covers Rock) as she reads a selection from her work and discusses her books and writing with the audience.

Wednesday, 6/4 @ 5PM

Basic Internet

Interested in learning some of the basics tricks for navigating the internet? This class will cover the basics for using your internet browser and all of the features it contains. Registration Required.

Monday, 6/9 @ 5:30PM

Word for Beginners

Are you new to Microsoft Word or simply want to brush up on the basics? Word for Beginners will cover the basics for creating and refining documents in Microsoft Word 2010. Registration Required.

Tuesday, 6/10 @ 5:30PM

There’s An App for That!

Shopping, School, Books, Movies, and More! There are so many Apps available for Smartphones today that it can sometimes be challenging figuring out exactly what they do. Bring your smartphone and learn about how Apps are made, how they work, and about some of the most popular Apps out there today.

Wednesday, 6/11 @ 5:30PM

Adult Book Discussion

We’ll be reading and discussing Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain.

Monday, 6/23 @ 5PM


Hey, Lego My Book!

Combine your love of books and Legos by recreating your scenes from your favorite books with Legos!

Tuesday, 6/3 @ 5PM

Author Discussion: Jenny Hubbard

Join local author Jenny Hubbard (Any We Stay and Paper Covers Rock) as she reads a selection from her work and discusses her books and writing with the audience.

Wednesday, 6/4 @ 5PM

Join Team Zooniverse

Join us as we learn all about the Zooniverse website and how you can take part in real scientific studies to help discover new planets, track endangered species, identify new types of cells, and more!

Monday, 6/16 @ 5PM


Prepare to lay siege! Join us for this medieval craft while we assemble an army of miniature catapults.

Tuesday, 6/17 @ 5PM

Wii Tournament Practice

Excited for the Library Tournament this summer? Get some time in on the tracks and practice for the upcoming Mario Kart Wii tournament.

Wednesday, 6/18 @ 5PM

Teen Book Discussion

This month we’ll be reading and discussing The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater.

Tuesday, 6/24 @ 5PM


Let’s Build With Legos!

Come join us as we build planes, trains and automobiles with Legos.  Ages 4-12.

Thursday, 6/5 @ 5:30PM

Paws for Reading

Stop by and practice reading with a registered therapy dog!  Ages 4-12.

Mondays,   6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30 @ 3PM

Preschool Story Time

Join us as we share stories and songs for children.  Ages 3-5.

Wednesdays, 6/18, 6/25 @ 9:30AM

Toddler Story Time

Join us for stories and songs, followed by play time for toddlers and networking for parents.

Walking -Age 3.

Wednesdays, 6/18, 6/25 @ 10:30AM

Roger Day Concert

Roger Day’s concerts are action-filled adventures that exercise both mind AND muscle; both body AND brain. Roger Day keeps his young audiences involved and captivated. His infectiously fun concepts inspire each child to discover his or her own talents and give flight to their imagination.  

Tuesday, 6/24 @ 10:30AM

Fizz, Boom, Read: Amazing Engineering!

Join us as we read several versions of that fairy tale classic, The Three Little Pigs and talk about the structures they created.

We will explore the principals used in engineering and architecture and put those concepts to use as we build our own kinetic sculpture! Ages 5-12.

Thursday, 6/19 @ 10:30AM

Fizz, Boom, Read: Robots Everywhere

Visit Roby, our wobbly Art Bot friend, hear exciting robot stories and build a recycled robot of your own.

Ages 5-12.

Thursday, 6/26 @ 10:30AM

A variety of events are always occurring in Harrisburg each week, from church happenings to fundraisers and celebrations. For that reason, we've created this community events listing. Here we will share those Harrisburg events that are not sponsored by the town, but could certainly use your support.

Town-affiliated events and meetings will remain posted on our website calendar and under upcoming events.

To submit an event for the "community events" page, email Ann Gibson, communications specialist,

For other area events, you are encouraged to check local resources including newspapers and online event calendars.