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Next 7 Days – Southwest Regional Library

Two Year Olds Storytime - Children's Storytime. (canceled)

Thursday, December 05, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Program includes songs, stories, fingerplays and bubbles! Well behaved children are welcome.

Ages: Toddler

Tiempo de Historia en Espanol / Spanish Storytime (canceled)

Thursday, December 05, 2019 • 11:15am - 11:45am

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

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

Live & Sing (canceled)

Friday, December 06, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Boost your Friday fun by singing, dancing, clapping and bouncing to a wide variety of music. For toddler, preschool and Kindergarten ages.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten

Live & Sing (canceled)

Friday, December 06, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

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

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten

LEGO Lab (canceled)

Friday, December 06, 2019 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

We bring the LEGOs, you bring the imagination.

Ages: Pre-School, Elementary School

Family Storytime - for children up to age 5

Saturday, December 07, 2019 • 10:15am - 10:45am

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

It's Saturday, bring your entire family to storytime. For babies, toddlers--children up to age 5. Also offered at 11:00 a.m. Hope to see you there!

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Family Storytime - best for children 5 and under.

Saturday, December 07, 2019 • 11:00am - 11:30am

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

It's Saturday, bring your entire family to storytime. Enjoy picture books, songs and much much more! For babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Finger Knit with Friends

Saturday, December 07, 2019 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

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

Finger knitting is a snap to do. Find out how many things you can make after learning the basic technique. For ages 7 and up.

Ages: Elementary School

Registration required

Music Makers - Interactive program with songs and music.

Monday, December 09, 2019 • 9:15am - 10:00am

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

Enjoy this interactive music program. We sing songs, march to the beat and have parachute play. When time allows we end with a book. For children up to age 5.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Lapsit Storytime - A storytime for baby!

Monday, December 09, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

A storytime just for baby with simple songs, stories and bubbles! Well behaved siblings are welcome.

Ages: Baby

Lapsit Storytime--a storytime for baby and you!

Monday, December 09, 2019 • 11:15am - 11:45am

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

Enjoy a storytime just for baby. Program includes songs, books, fingerplays, music time and bubbles!

Ages: Baby

Baby & Me Lapsit

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 • 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, December 10, 2019 • 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

Pajama Story Time (canceled)

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 • 6:30pm - 7:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Join Ms. Olivia for all types of stories (including bedtime), songs and occasional nonsense on Tuesday nights. PJs and stuffed animals are welcome.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten

Movement & Music (Ages 3 - 5)

Wednesday, December 11, 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 (canceled)

Wednesday, December 11, 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 aged 3 to 5.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten

Morning Craft Time

Wednesday, December 11, 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

Decorate a Gingerbread Man!

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 • 4:30pm - 5:15pm

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

Join us as you decorate your own Gingerbread Man all you need is your imagination! We'll provide the cookies! *Registration required. Ages 6-11.

Ages: Elementary School

Registration required

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ESL for beginners (canceled)

Thursday, December 05, 2019 • 11:00am - 1:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

ESL

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

Bookish Crafts: Paper Ornaments (canceled)

Thursday, December 05, 2019 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Upcycle old books by making holiday ornaments out of them. All supplies will be provided. For teens & tweens. Please register.

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

Bookish Crafts: Paper Ornaments (rescheduled)

Thursday, December 05, 2019 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm

New date: Thursday, December 05, 2019 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Upcycle old books by making holiday ornaments out of them. All supplies will be provided. For teens & tweens. Please register.

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

Registration required

Leaders Unite

Monday, December 09, 2019 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm

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

Anyone can be a leader! Develop leadership skills with Duke University students through hands-on activities, public speaking, and open discussions. Please register. For teens and tweens.

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

Registration required

ESL for beginners (canceled)

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 • 11:00am - 1:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

ESL

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

Teen Game Day

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm

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

Hang out at the library and play Nintendo Switch games or classic board games. Games not your thing? Doodle and eat snacks. It's your time to relax and meet other teens. For teens and tweens.

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

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ESL for beginners (canceled)

Thursday, December 05, 2019 • 11:00am - 1:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

ESL

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

Citizenship Class (canceled)

Thursday, December 05, 2019 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Clases gratis de ciudadania / Free citizenship classes

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

Quilting Bee (canceled)

Thursday, December 05, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

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

Tertulia

Saturday, December 07, 2019 • 9:30am - 11:30am

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

Practice your Spanish conversation skills weekly at this informal gathering; intermediate and advanced session at 9:30, beginners session at 10:45.

Ages: Adult

Citizenship Class

Saturday, December 07, 2019 • 10:00am - 1:00pm

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

Clases gratis de ciudadania / Free citizenship classes

Ages: Adult

Citizenship Class

Monday, December 09, 2019 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

Clases gratis de ciudadania / Free citizenship classes

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

Down South Shuffle

Monday, December 09, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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

Need an excuse to get moving and get fit?

Ages: Adult

Mah Jongg

Monday, December 09, 2019 • 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

ESL for beginners (canceled)

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 • 11:00am - 1:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

ESL

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

Heartfulness Meditation

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

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

Heartfulness meditation is a simple practice of meditation on the heart.

Ages: Adult

Registration required

Muscle Pump with Seniors

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

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

Exercise.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Knitting & Other Needle Arts

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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, December 11, 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

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