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Comic Book Scavenger Hunt June 3rd - 25th

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Comic Books Characters have escaped their stories and are running wild in the library! Can you find them all? Come to the Children's Information Desk to get started.

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten, Elementary School

Music Makers - Enjoy songs and dancing!

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 9:15am - 10:00am

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

For children, ages 5 and under.

Ages: Pre-School, Baby

Baby Lapsit Storytime

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Enjoy a storytime just for baby. Program includes songs, stories, fingerplays, bouncy songs, and music time! For babies up to 23 months.

Ages: Baby

Baby Lapsit Storytime

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 11:15am - 11:45am

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

Enjoy a storytime just for baby. Programs include songs, stories, fingerplays and music. For babies, up to 23 months old.

Ages: Baby

Family Yoga

Monday, June 25, 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, Intergenerational, Adult

Baby & Me Lapsit

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 • 9:45am - 10:15am

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

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

Ages: Baby

Baby & Me Lapsit

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

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

Ages: Baby

Parachute Playtime (Ages 2-4)

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 • 2:30pm - 3:00pm

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

Join Miss Patty as we walk, sit, dance and keep the objects in - all with a parachute. Please register! * * For Ages 2-4

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School

Registration required

American Girl: Kaya 1764

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 • 4:15pm - 5:00pm

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

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

Registration required

Pajama Storytime

Tuesday, June 26, 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

Outdoor Storytime!

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 • 9:15am - 9:45am

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Enjoy an outdoor storytime by the garden. You may want to bring a blanket, and water. For all the fun, get there a few minutes early. For children up to age 5. See you behind the library!

Ages: Pre-School, Baby

Movement & Music! (Ages 3-5)

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 • 9:45am - 10:15am

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

Let's Rock the Library! Join us for a fun and exciting program filled with Music & Movement. This program is for children 3 to 5.

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten

Wacky Wednesday Storytime

Wednesday, June 27, 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 songs. Ages 3-6

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten

Bilingual Fun: Spanish/English Storytime

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 • 11:15am - 11:45am

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

Hola Amigos, join Ms. Patty in the Children's Program Room for stories and songs in Spanish and English. Hope to see you there!

Ages: Pre-School

Live Action Board Games: Jenga

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

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

Don't let them fall? Join us as we play LIFE SIZE Jenga. Children ages 6-12 * Registration Required (Registration Begins 6/13/18)

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

Registration required

Farmer Jason - Summer Reading Presentation

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 • 4:15pm - 5:15pm

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

Farmer Jason performs with just his acoustic guitar, giving a spontaneous, high energy nature of his concerts. * * Registration is Required (Please register each child, thank you)

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

Registration required

Two Year Olds Storytime

Thursday, June 28, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Enjoy a Storytime for two year olds. Programs include singing, stories, interactive rhymes, and instrument play.

Ages: Toddler

Tiempo de Historia en Espanol / Spanish Storytime

Thursday, June 28, 2018 • 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: Pre-School

MOVIE TIME: Sing!

Thursday, June 28, 2018 • 3:30pm - 5:30pm

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

Libraries Rock! Join us for the world's greatest singing competition, "Rah rah oh-la-la!" in a showing of "SING". Warm up your voice so you can sing along "I'm still standing yeah yeah yeah"

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten, Elementary School

Live & Sing

Friday, June 29, 2018 • 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: Pre-School, Elementary School, Baby

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Family Yoga

Monday, June 25, 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, Intergenerational, Adult

American Girl: Kaya 1764

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 • 4:15pm - 5:00pm

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

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

Registration required

High School Game Night

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm

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

Get your game face on--at the library! Join us for multiplayer Xbox or Wii U games, or play classic board games. Snacks will be provided! For teens, grades 9-12.

Ages: Teen, High School

Live Action Board Games: Jenga

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

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

Don't let them fall? Join us as we play LIFE SIZE Jenga. Children ages 6-12 * Registration Required (Registration Begins 6/13/18)

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

Registration required

Farmer Jason - Summer Reading Presentation

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 • 4:15pm - 5:15pm

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

Farmer Jason performs with just his acoustic guitar, giving a spontaneous, high energy nature of his concerts. * * Registration is Required (Please register each child, thank you)

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

Registration required

LEGO Lab

Friday, June 29, 2018 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

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

We bring the LEGOs, you bring the imagination.

Ages: Pre-School, Middle School, Elementary School

Artemis - Spaceship Bridge Simulator

Saturday, June 30, 2018 • 2:00pm - 5:00pm

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

Are you ready to explore strange new worlds, seek out new life and new civilizations, and boldly go where no man has gone before?

Ages: Senior Citizen, Intergenerational, High School, Adult

Registration required

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Family Yoga

Monday, June 25, 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, Intergenerational, Adult

Down South Shuffle

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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

Need an excuse to get moving and get fit? Join Down South Shuffle for some line dancing and get some exercise. Down South Shuffle is open to all levels of dancers. Come for the first hour and practice your basic steps. Stay for the last half-hour to learn some advanced moves.

Ages: Adult

Mah Jongg

Monday, June 25, 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, June 26, 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, June 27, 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, June 28, 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 - Gmail Basics

Thursday, June 28, 2018 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm

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

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

Ages: Adult

Registration required

Quilting Bee

Thursday, June 28, 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

Introduction to Tai Chi (canceled)

Saturday, June 30, 2018 • 9:45am - 10:45am

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Learn 24 poses of one of three Tai Chi routines. The practice of Tai Chi increases flexibility and balance as well as promotes peace of mind. Wear loose, non-restrictive clothing. No experience needed

Ages: Adult

Tertulia - Spanish Conversation

Saturday, June 30, 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

Artemis - Spaceship Bridge Simulator

Saturday, June 30, 2018 • 2:00pm - 5:00pm

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

Are you ready to explore strange new worlds, seek out new life and new civilizations, and boldly go where no man has gone before?

Ages: Senior Citizen, Intergenerational, High School, Adult

Registration required

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