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Movement & Music

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 • 9:45am - 10:15am

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

Join us for a fun and exciting program filled with music and movement. An opportunity to get out some energy by dancing to fun children's music. This program is for children 3 to 5.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School

Wacky Wednesday Storytime (canceled)

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Join us for a fun and Wacky Wednesday with Ms. Olivia, a silly story and some silly music. This program is for children 3 to 5.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School

Preschool Playschool (Storytime)

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

This storytime, for ages 3-5, features picture books, activities, songs, flannel board stories, and a craft, giving caregivers and children the opportunity to listen and enjoy stories together.

Ages: Pre-School

Baby Lapsit Storytime

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Stories and songs with Miss Allie for babies 0-24 months and their grown ups.

Ages: Baby

Move and Groove Storytime

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for our weekly Wednesday 10:30 storytime! All ages welcome.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten, Baby

Singin'-n-Swingin' Stories

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:15am

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

Join in the FUN through music and movement! We sing, dance and have a blast reading fun interactive stories. Get ready to get up and move!

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten

Registration required

Morning Craft Time

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 • 11:15am - 11:45am

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

Join us for a fun and exciting Craft Time. Supplies provided. For Ages 3-5. * Registration Required (SW)

Ages: Pre-School

Registration required

4th and 5th Book Club

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

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

We will discuss "A Long Walk to Water" by Linda Sue Park

Ages: Elementary School

Registration required

Superhero Academy!

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm

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

Superhero Academy Wednesdays in May! Come out for the fun and leave a superhero!

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

Registration required

Marker Chromatography - UN-mix the colors of a marker!

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 • 4:30pm - 5:15pm

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

Did you know it's possible to UN-mix the colors of a marker? Join Ms. Julia for a fun science experiment and create your own chromatography butterfly! Registration required, ages 7+

Ages: Elementary School

Registration required

Homeschool Learning Lab - Makey Makey

Thursday, May 23, 2019 • 10:00am - 11:00am

MakerLab @ Northgate

Come and join us for Homeschool Learning Lab! This program is intended for home school families, but all teens and tweens are welcome! Each month, we will do a different STEAM activity! 

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

Registration required

Two Year Olds Storytime - Enjoy a storytime for toddlers.

Thursday, May 23, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Enjoy a storytime for two year olds. Program include songs, stories and fingerplays. Well behaved siblings are welcome.

Ages: Toddler

Funtime Storytime

Thursday, May 23, 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

Preschool Story and Craft time

Thursday, May 23, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:15am

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

Join in the fun of learning, enjoying stories, hand rhymes, crafts and educational music for preschoolers. Registration for large groups required.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten

Registration required

Playtime at the Library

Thursday, May 23, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for Playtime during our programming break! We will either have free play or show a movie in the children's room. Come socialize while your little ones play.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Morning Craft Time

Thursday, May 23, 2019 • 11:15am - 11:45am

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

Join us for a fun and exciting Craft Time. Supplies provided. For Ages 2-4. * Registration Required (SW)

Ages: Pre-School

Registration required

DIY: Sensory Bottle

Thursday, May 23, 2019 • 4:15pm - 5:00pm

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

Join us for this special program where you will be able to make your very own sensory bottle to take home. Children and caregivers will work together to make your own sensory bottle. * Ages 5 to 10

Ages: Elementary School

Registration required

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Teen Gaming Club

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm

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

Do you like video games? Join us at the library for video games and snacks. This program is offered on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of the month. For teens and tweens 5th grade and up.

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

Superhero Academy!

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm

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

Superhero Academy Wednesdays in May! Come out for the fun and leave a superhero!

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

Registration required

Homeschool Learning Lab - Makey Makey

Thursday, May 23, 2019 • 10:00am - 11:00am

MakerLab @ Northgate

Come and join us for Homeschool Learning Lab! This program is intended for home school families, but all teens and tweens are welcome! Each month, we will do a different STEAM activity! 

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

Registration required

Outreach @ Rogers-Herr Middle

Thursday, May 23, 2019 • 10:00am - 1:00pm

Off Site (Off Site Venue)

Visiting Rogers Herr to promote Summer Reading and other library services during lunch hours.

Ages: Teen

Comics Workshop - with Artist Amy Godfrey

Thursday, May 23, 2019 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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

Learn how to draw comics with local artist, Amy Godfrey.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen

Your Core- Your Life

Thursday, May 23, 2019 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

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

Pilates based exercise class to highlight the importance of strengthening and maintaining the core muscles for quality of life.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Intergenerational, Adult

International Culture Fest 2019

Thursday, May 23, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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

Experience a different culture at each branch of the Durham County Library. At the North Regional Library we will focus on the cultures of Asia.

Ages: Intergenerational

Pardon My Youth Book Club

Thursday, May 23, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.)

You're never too old to read YA!

Ages: Senior Citizen, High School, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Adult

Registration required

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Book a Tour of the North Regional Library - Library Tour

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 • 9:00am - 1:00pm

North Regional Library

Are you new in Durham? Do you want to be an independent user of the library? Or do you just have questions about what we do at North Regional Library.

Ages: Adult

North Book Club

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 • 10:00am - 11:00am

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

Calling all fiction lovers! Join us on the fourth Wednesday of each month for fun and lively discussions.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Senior Game Day

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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

Calling all seniors! Up for a little friendly competition? Come to Senior Game Day to play some old favorites (including Rummikub, and Mah Jong) with fellow game-lovers, and maybe try something new!

Ages: Adult

Mah Jongg

Thursday, May 23, 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, May 23, 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

Adult Coffee, Tea and Coloring - Book Club

Thursday, May 23, 2019 • 10:00am - 11:00am

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

Adults are invited to drop in for an evening of Coffee, Tea, and Coloring.

Ages: Adult

Citizenship Classes

Thursday, May 23, 2019 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

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

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Knitting: PM Edition

Thursday, May 23, 2019 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

Do you enjoy knitting? Join the knitting club! Bring a pair of size 8 bamboo needles and a skein of light-colored worsted weight yarn. New members of all experience levels welcome.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Your Core- Your Life

Thursday, May 23, 2019 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

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

Pilates based exercise class to highlight the importance of strengthening and maintaining the core muscles for quality of life.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Intergenerational, Adult

Bull City Writers

Thursday, May 23, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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

Looking for contact with other writers? Please join our group! The meeting often includes a segment on an aspect of writing or publishing in addition to sharing work.

Ages: Adult

Quilting Bee

Thursday, May 23, 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

International Culture Fest 2019

Thursday, May 23, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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

Experience a different culture at each branch of the Durham County Library. At the North Regional Library we will focus on the cultures of Asia.

Ages: Intergenerational

Pardon My Youth Book Club

Thursday, May 23, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.)

You're never too old to read YA!

Ages: Senior Citizen, High School, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Adult

Registration required

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