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LIBRARY CLOSED - Spring Holiday

Sunday, April 21, 2019 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

The library will be closed for the spring holiday.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Toddler, Teen, Senior Citizen, Pre-School, Middle School, Kindergarten, Intergenerational, High School, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Elementary School, Baby, Adult

Music Makers - Interactive Music for children up to age 5

Monday, April 22, 2019 • 9:15am - 10:00am

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

Enjoy dancing, singing and instrument play. For child and parent participation. Program ends with a brief storytime.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Lapsit Storytime - Storytime for babies!

Monday, April 22, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Baby and you--enjoy stories, songs and books. Start the learning process now!

Ages: Baby

Lapsit Storytime - Storytime for Babies!

Monday, April 22, 2019 • 11:15am - 11:45am

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

Baby and you--enjoy stories, songs and finger-plays. Begin the learning process now!

Ages: Baby

Family Yoga

Monday, April 22, 2019 • 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

Baby & Me Lapsit

Tuesday, April 23, 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. Fifteen minutes of stories, songs, and bounces and fifteen minutes of free play!

Ages: Baby

Baby & Me Lapsit

Tuesday, April 23, 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. Fifteen minutes of stories, songs, and bounces and fifteen minutes of free play!

Ages: Baby

Kids Crafts

Tuesday, April 23, 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

Pajama Storytime

Tuesday, April 23, 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

Movement & Music

Wednesday, April 24, 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

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Morning Craft Time

Wednesday, April 24, 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

Two Year Olds Storytime - Enjoy a storytime for toddlers.

Thursday, April 25, 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

Morning Craft Time

Thursday, April 25, 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

Live & Sing

Friday, April 26, 2019 • 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: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten, Baby

Play-Doh Lab

Friday, April 26, 2019 • 4:00pm - 4:45pm

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

Are you ready to squish, knead and create new things? Join us for Play-Doh Lab, all you need to bring is your imagination.

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten

Family Storytime, New Time! - For children up to age 5.

Saturday, April 27, 2019 • 10:15am - 10:45am

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

Enjoy a family-friendly Saturday storytime. Program includes songs, stories and fingerplays. We now offer two back-to-back storytimes.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Family Storytime at 11:00 - Saturday Family Storytime

Saturday, April 27, 2019 • 11:00am - 11:30am

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

Enjoy songs, stories and fingerplays. We now offer two storytimes; pick your time 10:15, or 11:00. For children up to age 5.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

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LIBRARY CLOSED - Spring Holiday

Sunday, April 21, 2019 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

The library will be closed for the spring holiday.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Toddler, Teen, Senior Citizen, Pre-School, Middle School, Kindergarten, Intergenerational, High School, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Elementary School, Baby, Adult

Family Yoga

Monday, April 22, 2019 • 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

Teen Gaming Club

Wednesday, April 24, 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

Teen Poetry Workshop

Thursday, April 25, 2019 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm

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

Join famed street poet, Chris Vitiello, for a interactive poetry workshop. For teens, ages 11 and up. Please register.

Ages: Teen, Middle School, High School

Registration required

Hands on CPR

Thursday, April 25, 2019 • 6:00pm - 8:30pm

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

A one-hour interactive session that teaches participants how to administer CPR on a person that has a cardiac arrest. The session also covers the use of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED).

Ages: Senior Citizen, High School, Adult

ACT Test Prep: Scores & Scholarships

Thursday, April 25, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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

Learn more about the differences between the SAT and ACT, and how you can best prepare for both tests. This free program will be led by A+ Test Prep. Open to parents and students, ages 13 and up.

Ages: Teen, Middle School, High School

Registration required

Graphic Book Club

Saturday, April 27, 2019 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm

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

Enjoy comic books or graphic novels? Join us for the monthly meeting of Durham County Library's Graphic Book Club.

Ages: Teen, Adult

Registration required

ACT Test Prep: Scores & Scholarships (rescheduled)

Saturday, April 27, 2019 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm

New date: Thursday, April 25, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Learn more about the differences between the SAT and ACT, and how you can best prepare for both tests. This free program will be led by A+ Test Prep. Open to parents and students, ages 13 and up.

Ages: Teen, Middle School, High School

Registration required

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LIBRARY CLOSED - Spring Holiday

Sunday, April 21, 2019 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

The library will be closed for the spring holiday.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Toddler, Teen, Senior Citizen, Pre-School, Middle School, Kindergarten, Intergenerational, High School, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Elementary School, Baby, Adult

Family Yoga

Monday, April 22, 2019 • 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

Heartfulness Meditation (canceled)

Monday, April 22, 2019 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

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

Ages: Adult

Down South Shuffle

Monday, April 22, 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, April 22, 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

Knitting & Other Needle Arts

Tuesday, April 23, 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, April 24, 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, April 25, 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

Hands on CPR

Thursday, April 25, 2019 • 6:00pm - 8:30pm

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

A one-hour interactive session that teaches participants how to administer CPR on a person that has a cardiac arrest. The session also covers the use of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED).

Ages: Senior Citizen, High School, Adult

Computer Class - Finding Good Health Information

Thursday, April 25, 2019 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm

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

Instructors from the Community Workshop Series at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill teach this course. Students will use library computers.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Registration required

Quilting Bee

Thursday, April 25, 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

Tertulia

Saturday, April 27, 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

Graphic Book Club

Saturday, April 27, 2019 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm

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

Enjoy comic books or graphic novels? Join us for the monthly meeting of Durham County Library's Graphic Book Club.

Ages: Teen, Adult

Registration required

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