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Banned Books Scavenger Hunt

Monday, September 24, 2018 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Banned Books Scavenger Hunt September 21st thru October 1st, All Day!

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten, Elementary School

Music Makers - Enjoy music with your child.

Monday, September 24, 2018 • 9:15am - 10:00am

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

Lots of interactive music and movement. Play instruments. Followed by a brief storytime. Come check it out! For children: babies to age 4.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Family Yoga

Monday, September 24, 2018 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm

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

This yoga class welcomes all bodies and all levels of experience.

Ages: Teen, Elementary School, Adult

Banned Books Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Banned Books Scavenger Hunt September 21st thru October 1st, All Day!

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten, Elementary School

Baby & Me Lapsit

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 • 9:45am - 10:15am

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

Stories and songs for babies 0-24 months and their grownups.

Ages: Baby

Baby & Me Lapsit

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Stories and songs for babies 0-24 months and their grownups.

Ages: Baby

Kids Crafts

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 • 4:00pm - 4:30pm

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

Do you love art time? Come join us for Kids Crafts, every other Tuesday from 4:00-4:30. For ages 5-7. * Registration Required!

Ages: Kindergarten, Elementary School

Registration required

American Girl: Kaya 1764 (canceled)

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 • 4:15pm - 5:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Join Miss Allie as we explore an American Girl each month and learn about her customs, culture, and the world in which she grew up. Each meeting will include a story about the featured American Girl and a fun activity. Ages 6-12 years.

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

Pajama Storytime

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 • 6:30pm - 7:00pm

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

Join Ms. Olivia for bedtime stories, songs and occasional nonsense on Tuesday nights. Pajamas and stuffed animals are welcome.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten, Elementary School, Baby

Banned Books Scavenger Hunt

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Banned Books Scavenger Hunt September 21st thru October 1st, All Day!

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten, Elementary School

Movement & Music (Ages 2-5)

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 • 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 2 to 5.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School

Wacky Wednesday Storytime

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Make your Wednesday wacky with Ms. Olivia, a silly story and some silly music.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten

Morning Craft Time

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 • 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

Banned Books Scavenger Hunt

Thursday, September 27, 2018 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Banned Books Scavenger Hunt September 21st thru October 1st, All Day!

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten, Elementary School

Morning Craft Time

Thursday, September 27, 2018 • 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

Banned Books Scavenger Hunt

Friday, September 28, 2018 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Banned Books Scavenger Hunt September 21st thru October 1st, All Day!

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten, Elementary School

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Family Yoga

Monday, September 24, 2018 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm

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

This yoga class welcomes all bodies and all levels of experience.

Ages: Teen, Elementary School, Adult

Banned Book Week Scavenger Hunt - YA Edition

Monday, September 24, 2018 • 3:30pm - 9:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Banned books are hidden in the library! Can you match the banned book to the reason it was banned? For teens and tweens. There will be a small prize for completed scavenger hunts.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen

Banned Book Week Scavenger Hunt - YA Edition

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 • 3:30pm - 9:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Banned books are hidden in the library! Can you match the banned book to the reason it was banned? For teens and tweens. There will be a small prize for completed scavenger hunts.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen

American Girl: Kaya 1764 (canceled)

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 • 4:15pm - 5:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Join Miss Allie as we explore an American Girl each month and learn about her customs, culture, and the world in which she grew up. Each meeting will include a story about the featured American Girl and a fun activity. Ages 6-12 years.

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

Anime & Fandom Club

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm

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

Do you like anime or are you a part of a fandom? Join us for snacks, video games, and good conversation after-school on Wednesdays. For teens and tweens.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen

Banned Book Week Scavenger Hunt - YA Edition

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 • 3:30pm - 6:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Banned books are hidden in the library! Can you match the banned book to the reason it was banned? For teens and tweens. There will be a small prize for completed scavenger hunts.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen

Tweens Creative Writing Workshops (canceled)

Thursday, September 27, 2018 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

For Tweens, ages 9-13, you are invited to participate in a series of creative writing workshops. Being on time is essential for this program. Plan to arrive a few minutes early. Thank you.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen

Banned Book Week Scavenger Hunt - YA Edition

Thursday, September 27, 2018 • 3:30pm - 9:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Banned books are hidden in the library! Can you match the banned book to the reason it was banned? For teens and tweens. There will be a small prize for completed scavenger hunts.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen

Navigating College Admissions

Thursday, September 27, 2018 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm

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

Learn about the college admissions process. There will be tips on what colleges look for and information on how colleges read applications. Get ready for college! For teens and parents!

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

Banned Book Week Scavenger Hunt - YA Edition

Friday, September 28, 2018 • 3:30pm - 6:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Banned books are hidden in the library! Can you match the banned book to the reason it was banned? For teens and tweens. There will be a small prize for completed scavenger hunts.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen

LGBTQ Teen Lock-In

Friday, September 28, 2018 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Join us for a Lock-In for LGBTQ teens and allies in 6th-12th grade. There will be pizza, movies, and special guest, Robin Talley, a LGBTQ YA author. Come celebrate NC Pride. Registration is required.

Ages: Teen, Middle School, High School

Registration required

Banned Book Week Scavenger Hunt - YA Edition

Saturday, September 29, 2018 • 9:30am - 6:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Banned books are hidden in the library! Can you match the banned book to the reason it was banned? For teens and tweens. There will be a small prize for completed scavenger hunts.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen

Adulting 101

Saturday, September 29, 2018 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm

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

So you're finally an adult--now what? Adulting 101 is your go-to program to learn basic skills on being a responsible grown-up. Each month will feature a different adulting skill. Please register.

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

Registration required

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Family Yoga

Monday, September 24, 2018 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm

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

This yoga class welcomes all bodies and all levels of experience.

Ages: Teen, Elementary School, Adult

Down South Shuffle

Monday, September 24, 2018 • 6:30pm - 8:03pm

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

Ages: Adult

Mah Jongg

Monday, September 24, 2018 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.) (Southwest - Tutoring/Study Room #2 - Room 120)

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

Ages: Adult

Knitting & Other Needle Arts

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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

Join our needle arts group. Bring your cross-stitch, knitting, crochet, or embroidery to Southwest, meet your neighbors, and show off your craft.

Ages: Adult

Senior Game Day

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 • 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: Senior Citizen, Adult

Mah Jongg

Thursday, September 27, 2018 • 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

Computer Class - Search Engine Smarts

Thursday, September 27, 2018 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm

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

Instructors from the Community Workshop Series at UNC Chapel Hill teach this course. Students will use library computers.

Ages: Adult

Registration required

Quilting Bee

Thursday, September 27, 2018 • 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, September 27, 2018 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm

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

Learn about the college admissions process. There will be tips on what colleges look for and information on how colleges read applications. Get ready for college! For teens and parents!

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

Tertulia - Spanish Conversation

Saturday, September 29, 2018 • 10:00am - 11:30am

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

This group allows intermediate and advanced speakers to practice Spanish conversation.

Ages: Adult

Adulting 101

Saturday, September 29, 2018 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm

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

So you're finally an adult--now what? Adulting 101 is your go-to program to learn basic skills on being a responsible grown-up. Each month will feature a different adulting skill. Please register.

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

Registration required

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