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Computer Classes @ The Library

Computer Classes @ The Library

Published: June 25, 2015 Category: Rutherford County Library

The Rutherford County Library System is excited to announce Computer Classes @ The Library.  This series will run from July 2, 2015 through August 27, 2015. Each session will last 60 – 90 minutes. Classes will be held on different dates at Rutherford County Library (Callahan Koon Road, Spindale), Mountains Branch Library (Bill’s Creed Road, Lake Lure), and Haynes Branch Library (N. Main Street, Henrietta). Sign – up sheets are available at each individual library for the classes that will be held there. Registration can also be done by calling the library of choice.

Examples of Computer Classes @ The Library  are:

-          Library ebooks and audiobooks (bring tablet or smartphone)

-          Basic computer skills (including Gmail and Facebook)

-          Storing and editing digital photos (bring photos on flashdrive)

-          Job search skills

Please visit our Facebook page at or our Library website at for full schedule and available classes.

All Computer Classes @ The Library will be taught by Kenneth Odom. Kenneth holds an Associate’s Degree in Microcomputers from Isothermal Community College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology from The University of Phoenix. Kenneth worked at the Isothermal Community college Library for 9 years before coming to the Rutherford County7 Library Systems in 2008.


Please contact Kenneth Odom at or for more information regarding Computer Classes @ The Library.


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Movie @ Mountains Branch Library

Movie @ Mountains Branch Library

Published: June 23, 2015 Category: Mountains Branch Library


CALLING ALL HARLEQUIN ROMANCE READERS! Come watch the movie that tells of 5 normal people who fall into the Harlequin "trap." The movie will be shown at the Mountains Branch Library on Thursday, July 9 at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room. Ages 16 and up only. Refreshments will be served. Discussion to follow film showing. Contact Joy Sharp Maxwell @ 828-287-6417 for further information.

Come watch "Guilty Pleasures" by Julie Moggan at the Mountains Branch Library on Thursday, July 9 at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room.



2010 Bungalow Town Productions

Every four seconds a Harlequin Mills & Boon romance novel is sold somewhere in the world. In India, the books give Shumita hope that her straying husband will return. In Japan, housewife Hiroko yearns to make fantasy reality with her handsome ballroom dancing teacher. And in Warrington, mum-of-three Shirley rifles through the books for ideas on how to keep her marriage spicy. But it’s not only the female readers who dream of a perfect romance. New York model Stephen has been on over 200 Mills & Boon covers, but can’t find his true love. While romance novelist Gill Sanderson is in fact a pensioner called Roger, writing from a caravan in the North of England. Guilty Pleasures explores our universal struggle to reconcile inner fantasy with the truths of real-life relationships.

Five heroes, four continents, one dream of true love. Because real life begins where Mills & Boon ends…



This event is in a collaboration with POV, PBS' award winning nonfiction film series.



Peak Energy Talk with Carolina Chiropractic Plus

Peak Energy Talk with Carolina Chiropractic Plus

Published: June 10, 2015 Category: Rutherford County Library

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On Monday, June 15 at 3:30pm, Dr. Sarah Merrison-McEntire and Dr. Drew Morris will teach participants how to increase energy levels, productivity, coordination, and mental clarity, while reducing stress levels. Call (828)287-6396 for more information and to sign up.

Summer Reading & Teen Workshop Programs

Summer Reading & Teen Workshop Programs

Published: June 05, 2015 Category: Rutherford County Library

The Summer Reading Program for ages 2-12 begins June 16!  These free programs will take place every Tuesday (except July 7th) at all three Rutherford County Library System locations.  Two Teen Workshops will also be offered.  See below for the complete schedule.

Summer Reading Schedule

9:30 am Haynes Branch Library (141 N. Main St., Henrietta, 288-4039)
12:30 pm Rutherford County Library (255 Callahan- Koon Rd, Spindale 287-6115)
3:30 p.m. Mountains Branch Library (150 Bill’s Creek Road, Lake Lure 287-6392)

June 16 Red Herring Puppets

June 23 Rutherford County Sheriff Department and K-9 Officers

June 30 Steve Barr Cartoons

July 7 No Program

July 14 Michael Beadle—Storyteller/Poet/Musician

July 21 Bill Grimsley, Magician

July 28 Summer Reading Celebration Party with program by Miss Jeannie

Teen Workshop Schedule

June 30, 6:30 pm at Rutherford County Library—Cartoonist Workshop (ages 10-18)

July 21, 6:30 pm at Rutherford County Library—Trivia Game Show (ages 10-18)

Summer Film Series @ Mountains Branch Library

Summer Film Series @ Mountains Branch Library

Published: June 02, 2015 Category: Mountains Branch Library

Join us for monthly viewings of award winning, thought-provoking, and uplifting films from the acclaimed PBS series, POV. Following the film, share your views in lively discussion and debate. Refreshments served. Ages 16 and above.

Second Thursday in June, July & August
6pm, Community Room, Mountains Branch Library

Thurs, June 11—Ping Pong by Hugh and Anson Hartford
Seven players with 620 years between them compete in the Over 80 World Table Tennis Championship in China. A story of hope, regret, friendship, ambition and love—and sheer human tenacity in the face of aging and mortality.

Thurs, July 9—Guilty Pleasures by Julie Moggan
A romance novel in any number of languages is sold every four seconds. Guilty Pleasures offers a closer look at the world of the romance novel by profiling five readers and revealing the deeper personal and social meanings of the genre's allure. Guilty Pleasures discovers a global community of shared imagination, a community whose yearning for romance fiction's Holy Grail — true love

Thurs, Aug 13—Sweetgrass by Ilisa Barbash
Sweetgrass presents a riveting and poetic portrait of the American West just as one of its traditional ways of life dies out. Shot amidst the grandeur of Montana’s Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, the film follows the last modern-day cowboys to lead their flocks of sheep up into the breathtaking and often dangerous mountains for summer pasture.


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