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Homeschool Learning Lab - Scratch!

Thursday, January 17, 2019 • 10:00am - 11:00am

North Regional Library (North - Meeting Room - Full Room)

Learn how to use Scratch to make a cartoon!

Ages: Teen, Middle School, High School, Elementary School

Funtime Storytime

Thursday, January 17, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.) (South - Meeting Room - Full Room)

Come and have fun with Mr. Joel. Experience music, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, movement and dance. All ages 0-6 are welcome.

Ages: Toddler

Rags to Riches Presents - All The Same Web!

Thursday, January 17, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:45am

Stanford L. Warren Branch Library (SLW - Meeting Room - Full Room)

Join us as we explore the premise of the Ananse stories spread throughout the world with this play All The Same Web!

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten, Baby

Registration required

Playtime

Thursday, January 17, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

East Regional Library (East - Children's Programming Room)

Join us for free play on Thursday mornings! We'll put out the toys and you all can come socialize while your little ones play!

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Tiempo de Historia en Espanol / Spanish Storytime

Thursday, January 17, 2019 • 11:15am - 11:45am

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.) (Southwest - Children's Programming Room)

Hola Amigos, vengan a cantar canciones y escuchar historias en espanol. Espero verte pronto! Hi kids, join us for songs and stories all in Spanish. I hope to see you there!

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten

K/1 Book Club

Thursday, January 17, 2019 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.) (South - Children's Programming Room)

Book Club Fun!

Ages: Kindergarten

Registration required

Fortnite Club! & Roblox Club!

Thursday, January 17, 2019 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.)

Fortnite and Roblox players from all over come join the fun! (please bring your own device to play Fortnite)

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Middle School, Elementary School

Live & Sing

Friday, January 18, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.) (Southwest - Meeting Room - Full Room)

Boost your Friday fun by singing, dancing, clapping and bouncing to a wide variety of music

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten, Baby

Babygarten Social Time

Friday, January 18, 2019 • 11:00am - 11:30am

North Regional Library (North - Children's Programming Room)

All families with babies and toddlers welcome to join the community social time with music and toys. Regular STORYTIME dates will return Friday, February 8!

Ages: Toddler, Baby

Play-Doh Lab

Friday, January 18, 2019 • 4:00pm - 4:45pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.) (Southwest - Children's Programming Room)

Are you ready to squish, knead and create new things? Join us for Play-Doh Lab, all you need to bring is your imagination.

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten

Lego Club

Friday, January 18, 2019 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

North Regional Library (North - Meeting Room - Full Room)

Let your builder's brain explore in our K-5 Lego Club! Join us to make your creation and if you want, have it displayed in the library until the next Lego Club date!

Ages: Kindergarten, Elementary School

LEGO Lab

Friday, January 18, 2019 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.) (South - Children's Programming Room)

We bring the LEGOs, you bring the imagination!

Ages: Elementary School

Rags to Riches presents: All the Same Web

Friday, January 18, 2019 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.) (South - Meeting Room - Full Room)

Join us for this wonderful story event to learn about the Ananse stories and how they spread throughout the world by many different people. Aunt Nancy, old Uncle Lazybritches, Brer Rabbit and more.

Ages: Pre-School, Elementary School

Create and Get Messy

Friday, January 18, 2019 • 4:30pm - 5:00pm

East Regional Library (East - Children's Programming Room)

Come create some messy crafts! Don’t worry, the library will handle the clean up! All supplies will be provided.

Ages: Pre-School, Elementary School

Registration required

Homework Help @ Your Library

Friday, January 18, 2019 • 4:45pm - 5:30pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.)

Meet with a live tutor for homework and learning concept assistance. By Appointment Only! Contact Joel White at 919-560-7441.

Ages: Elementary School

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Homeschool Learning Lab - Scratch!

Thursday, January 17, 2019 • 10:00am - 11:00am

North Regional Library (North - Meeting Room - Full Room)

Learn how to use Scratch to make a cartoon!

Ages: Teen, Middle School, High School, Elementary School

Throwback Thursday Game Day

Thursday, January 17, 2019 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.) (Southwest - Meeting Room - Full Room)

Party like it's 2006! Play video games on the original Wii or the XBox Kinect, or be really retro and try your hand at various board games. For teens and tweens. There will be snacks!

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen, Middle School, High School

Fortnite Club! & Roblox Club!

Thursday, January 17, 2019 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.)

Fortnite and Roblox players from all over come join the fun! (please bring your own device to play Fortnite)

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Middle School, Elementary School

Teen Dungeons and Dragons

Thursday, January 17, 2019 • 5:30pm - 8:30pm

North Regional Library (North - Children's Programming Room)

Join other teens to go on adventures, battle monsters, and save the day! This teen-led program is perfect for new and experienced players alike. Registration is not required but will help us plan.

Ages: Teen

Registration required

Navigating College Admissions

Thursday, January 17, 2019 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm

East Regional Library (East - Children's Programming Room)

Learn the ins and outs of college admissions with Independent Educational Consultant, Rhonda McRae. Ms. McRae offers expertise for students and parents interested in the college admissions process.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen, Adult

Registration required

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Mah Jongg

Thursday, January 17, 2019 • 9:00am - 11:00am

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.) (Southwest - Tutoring/Study Room #1 - Room 125)

Come test out your mah jongg skills with players of all skill level. Be sure to bring your tiles and cards.

Ages: Adult

Word Basics

Thursday, January 17, 2019 • 10:00am - 11:30am

East Regional Library (East - Tutoring/Study Room #2)

Word is a widely used business and personal software useful for creating reports, newsletters and novels!

Ages: Adult

Registration required

Board of Trustees Meeting

Thursday, January 17, 2019 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Stanford L. Warren Branch Library (SLW - Meeting Room - Full Room)

Meeting

Ages: Adult

Citizenship Classes: Intermediate Level

Thursday, January 17, 2019 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

East Regional Library (East - Meeting Room - Full Room)

Prepare for your citizenship exam with this 10-week course. Free or discounted naturalization services available to all LPRs who attend.

Ages: Adult

Knitting Club: PM Edition

Thursday, January 17, 2019 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

North Regional Library (North - Tutoring/Study Room #1)

Knitters of all skill levels welcome!

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Computer Class - Computer Basics

Thursday, January 17, 2019 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.) (Southwest - Teen Computer Area)

Instructors from the Community Workshop Series at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill teach this course. Students will use library computers.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Registration required

Art Journaling

Thursday, January 17, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.) (South - Meeting Room - Full Room)

art journaling

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Registration required

Quilting Bee

Thursday, January 17, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.) (Southwest - Tutoring/Study Room #1 - Room 125)

Join members of the Durham Orange Quilters Guild for social quilting, support, and fun. The bee is open to anyone interested, but you will need to bring your own sewing machine or handwork supplies.

Ages: Adult

Navigating College Admissions

Thursday, January 17, 2019 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm

East Regional Library (East - Children's Programming Room)

Learn the ins and outs of college admissions with Independent Educational Consultant, Rhonda McRae. Ms. McRae offers expertise for students and parents interested in the college admissions process.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen, Adult

Registration required

Durham Coupon Swap

Thursday, January 17, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.) (Southwest - Children's Programming Room)

Join in the fun of collective couponing, and learn from fellow couponers ways to save even more money on your grocery bill.

Ages: Adult

Fiction Book Club

Thursday, January 17, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.) (South - Adult Services Space)

Read and discuss a different book each month. Titles to be selected by the group.

Ages: Adult

Registration required

Computer Basics - Triangle Ecycling Presents Computer Basics

Friday, January 18, 2019 • 10:00am - 12:00pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.) (South - Meeting Room - Full Room)

January and February: Classes 2019 Class 1: Basics to Computer 01/11/19 & 02/01/19 Class 2: Gone Phishing 01/18/19 & 02/08/19 Class 3: Taking Advantage of Google 01/25/18 & 02/22/19

Ages: Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Adult

Registration required

Yoga for Wellness

Friday, January 18, 2019 • 10:00am - 11:00am

North Regional Library (North - Meeting Room - Full Room)

Each class offers a well-rounded sequence of yoga stretches and breathing exercises at easy pace. This is a gentle yoga class that especially welcomes older students.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

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