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Comic Book Scavenger Hunt June 5th - 25th

Sunday, June 16, 2019 • 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 between June 5th - 25th? Come to the Children's Information Desk to get started.

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten, Elementary School

Science Songs with Marsha Goodman-Wood

Sunday, June 16, 2019 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

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

Join Marsha Goodman-Wood, lead singer for the D.C.-based Marsha and the Positrons. Her bouncy song set about space, astronomy and our world is interactive fun for the whole family. See you there!

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

Comic Book Scavenger Hunt June 5th - 25th

Monday, June 17, 2019 • 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 between June 5th - 25th? Come to the Children's Information Desk to get started.

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten, Elementary School

Lapsit Storytime - Enjoy a storytime for babies!

Monday, June 17, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

It's never to early to learn words, songs and fingerplays.

Ages: Baby

Lapsit Storytime - A storytime for babies!

Monday, June 17, 2019 • 11:15am - 11:45am

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

Enjoy a storytime for babies. It's never too early to learn words, music and fingerplays.

Ages: Baby

Artemis - Spaceship Bridge Simulator

Monday, June 17, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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

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

Ages: Senior Citizen, Intergenerational, High School, Adult

Registration required

Comic Book Scavenger Hunt June 5th - 25th

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 • 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 between June 5th - 25th? Come to the Children's Information Desk to get started.

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten, Elementary School

Baby & Me Lapsit

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 • 9:45am - 10:15am

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

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

Ages: Baby

Baby & Me Lapsit

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

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

Ages: Baby

Parachute Playtime (Ages 3-5)

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 • 2:30pm - 3:00pm

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

Join Miss Patty as we walk, sit, dance and keep the objects in - all with a parachute. Please register! * * For Ages 3-5

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School

Registration required

Kids Crafts

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 • 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

It's all connected

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

It’s All Connected: The Link Between Mental Health & Physical Fitness.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Intergenerational, Adult

Pajama Storytime

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 • 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

Comic Book Scavenger Hunt June 5th - 25th

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 • 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 between June 5th - 25th? Come to the Children's Information Desk to get started.

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten, Elementary School

Movement & Music (Ages 3 - 5)

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 • 9:45am - 10:15am

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

Registration required

Wacky Wednesday Storytime

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

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

Bilingual Fun: Spanish/English Storytime

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 • 11:15am - 11:45am

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

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

Comic Book Scavenger Hunt June 5th - 25th

Thursday, June 20, 2019 • 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 between June 5th - 25th? Come to the Children's Information Desk to get started.

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten, Elementary School

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DIY Duct Tape Crafts (rescheduled)

Monday, June 17, 2019 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm

New date: Thursday, June 20, 2019 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

There are so many uses for duct tape… why not craft with it too! We'll make wallets, bookmarks, and keychains using this decorative tape. Pleas register. For teens, 6th grade-12th grade.

Ages: Teen, Middle School, High School

Registration required

Artemis - Spaceship Bridge Simulator

Monday, June 17, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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

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

Ages: Senior Citizen, Intergenerational, High School, Adult

Registration required

It's all connected

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

It’s All Connected: The Link Between Mental Health & Physical Fitness.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Intergenerational, Adult

DIY Nebula Jar

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm

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

Create a galaxy in a jar, and hold all its wonder in your hands. Or, shake it for a calming sensory experience. For teens and tweens, ages 10 and up. Please register.

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

Registration required

DIY Duct Tape Crafts

Thursday, June 20, 2019 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm

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

There are so many uses for duct tape… why not craft with it too! We'll make wallets, bookmarks, and keychains using this decorative tape. Pleas register. For teens, 6th grade-12th grade.

Ages: Teen, Middle School, High School

Registration required

Hypertension Management (rescheduled)

Thursday, June 20, 2019 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

New date: Thursday, June 20, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

A three-week workshop meeting for one hour each week to help participants understand and better manage high blood pressure.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Intergenerational, Adult

Registration required

Hypertension Management

Thursday, June 20, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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

A three-week workshop meeting for one hour each week to help participants understand and better manage high blood pressure.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Intergenerational, Adult

Registration required

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Down South Shuffle

Monday, June 17, 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, June 17, 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

Artemis - Spaceship Bridge Simulator

Monday, June 17, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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

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

Ages: Senior Citizen, Intergenerational, High School, Adult

Registration required

SCORE

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 • 1:00pm - 4:00pm

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

Professional volunteers providing mentoring and workshops on entrepreneurship and business planning. to register for your session with SCORE, call (919) 240-7765 https://chapelhilldurham.score.org

Ages: Adult

It's all connected

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

It’s All Connected: The Link Between Mental Health & Physical Fitness.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Intergenerational, Adult

Knitting & Other Needle Arts

Tuesday, June 18, 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 (canceled)

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

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, June 20, 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

Hypertension Management (rescheduled)

Thursday, June 20, 2019 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

New date: Thursday, June 20, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

A three-week workshop meeting for one hour each week to help participants understand and better manage high blood pressure.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Intergenerational, Adult

Registration required

Quilting Bee

Thursday, June 20, 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

Hypertension Management

Thursday, June 20, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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

A three-week workshop meeting for one hour each week to help participants understand and better manage high blood pressure.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Intergenerational, Adult

Registration required

Durham Coupon Swap

Thursday, June 20, 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

Tertulia

Saturday, June 22, 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

Family Storytime - For children up to age 5.

Saturday, June 22, 2019 • 10:15am - 10:45am

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Enjoy a family storytime with stories, songs, fingerplays and music.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Adult

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