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Books Among Friends - Book Sale - December 2019 Book Sale

Sunday, December 08, 2019 • 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Books Among Friends

The Friends of the Durham Library are having a two-day book sale at Books Among Friends (1058 W Club Blvd, Suite 252, Durham, NC 27701) inside Northgate beside the former Sears.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Middle School, High School, Elementary School, Adult

BCI Film Festival: Live Staged Reading

Sunday, December 08, 2019 • 2:15pm - 5:45pm

North Regional Library (North - Meeting Room - Full Room)

Join us for a live staged reading of various screenplays read by local actors and learn more about the Bull City International Film Festival.

Ages: Adult

ESL class with volunteer teacher - Clases de ingles

Sunday, December 08, 2019 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.) (South - Adult Services Space)

Volunteer teacher will work with up to 7 students. No sign ups needed. Una maestra voluntaria va a trabajar con 7 estudiantes o menos. No hace falta inscribirse. mbelford@dconc.gov with questions

Ages: Adult

Knitting: AM Edition

Monday, December 09, 2019 • 9:00am - 11:00am

North Regional Library (North - Tutoring/Study Room #2)

Do you enjoy knitting? Join the knitting club! Bring a pair of size 8 bamboo needles and a skein of light-colored worsted weight yarn. New members of all experience levels welcome.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Sensory Storytime

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

Stanford L. Warren Branch Library (SLW - Meeting Room - Side 1)

oin us for a special storytime geared to the senses! We will share a variety of stories, movies, puzzles, crafts and sensory-related items every Monday!

Ages: Teen, Adult

Registration required

Adult Gentle Yoga

Monday, December 09, 2019 • 12:15pm - 1:15pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.) (South - Meeting Room - Full Room)

This gentle yoga class is designed to increase strength and flexibility, relieve stress, and promote overall health benefits.

Ages: Adult

Registration required

Mahjong

Monday, December 09, 2019 • 12:30pm - 4:30pm

North Regional Library (North - Tutoring/Study Room #2)

Enjoy an afternoon devoted to this ancient game of skill, strategy, and calculation- and a little luck! Players of all skill levels welcome.

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

English for beginners- for native Spanish speakers

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

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.) (South - Adult Services Space)

Ven y aprende! Brian habla los dos idiomas y ensena lentamente. No hace falta anotarse. Solo ven al salon con vidrio a la derecha cuando entra en la biblioteca para conocerlo y aprender mas!

Ages: 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

Mystery Book Club

Monday, December 09, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:15pm

North Regional Library (North - Children's Programming Room)

The Mystery Book Club is discussing mysteries set in Australia this fall. We’ll discuss The Dry in October, Scrublands in November, and Crimson Lake in December.

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

Washi Tape Bookmarks

Monday, December 09, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.) (South - Children's Programming Room)

Learn how to make bookmarks out of washi tape.

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

Registration required

One and Only Over 50 Crowd

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 • 10:00am - 12:00pm

East Regional Library (East - Meeting Room - Full Room)

Come and Join the Over 50 Crowd for discussions, companionship, and an all-around good time.

Ages: Senior Citizen

One and Only Over 50 Crowd (canceled)

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 • 10:00am - 12:00pm

East Regional Library

Come and Join the Over 50 Crowd for discussions, companionship, and an all-around good time.

Ages: Senior Citizen

Crochet Club: Morning

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 • 10:30am - 12:30pm

North Regional Library (North - Children's Programming Room)

Get hooked on crochet with your neighbors at the morning Crochet Club!

Ages: Senior Citizen, 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

Origami Club

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

North Regional Library (North - Tutoring/Study Room #2)

The fold's the thing! Origami enthusiasts of North Durham are invited to a monthly folding event on the second Tuesday of every month.  

Ages: Teen, Intergenerational, High School, Adult

Family Fun Night: Wreath Making

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

East Regional Library (East - Children's Programming Room)

Make a beautiful holiday decoration using a paper plate and a variety of holiday mini decorations. Come make your unique design to display wherever you would like.

Ages: Middle School, Elementary School, Adult

Registration required

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

40 & Over DCoL Book Club

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

East Regional Library (East - Tutoring/Study Room #2)

Come and join mature, lively discussion about the chosen book of the month. New members welcomed. Book to be discussed: "Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi.

Ages: Adult

The Daytime Bookclub

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 • 11:00am - 12:30pm

East Regional Library (East - Meeting Room - Right Side)

We gather at East Regional Library on the second Wednesday of the month, 11:00 until 12:30. We like donuts.

Ages: Adult

Testers & Tasters Cookbook Club

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 • 12:30pm - 2:00pm

North Regional Library (North - Meeting Room - Full Room)

Whether you're always browsing the cookbook aisle or just want to try something new in the kitchen, this fun and tasty program is for you!

Ages: Senior Citizen, 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

Adult LEGO@ North Regional - Are you a fan of Lego?

Thursday, December 12, 2019 • 10:00am - 11:25am

North Regional Library (North - Tutoring/Study Room #2)

Come to North Regional for a morning get together to build with Lego, no matter what their skill-level is. The group has its own stock of LEGO bricks and kits, so no need to bring your own.

Ages: Adult

Adults Coffee, Tea and Coloring

Thursday, December 12, 2019 • 10:00am - 11:00am

North Regional Library (North - Tutoring/Study Room #1)

Adults are invited to drop in for Coffee, Tea, and Coloring. Basic Coloring Pages and colored pencils along with light refreshments and music. You may bring your own coloring materials.

Ages: Adult

ESL for beginners (canceled)

Thursday, December 12, 2019 • 11:00am - 1:00pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

ESL

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

Citizenship Class

Thursday, December 12, 2019 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

Clases gratis de ciudadania / Free citizenship classes

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

Knitting: PM Edition

Thursday, December 12, 2019 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

North Regional Library (North - Tutoring/Study Room #2)

Do you enjoy knitting? Join the knitting club! Bring a pair of size 8 bamboo needles and a skein of light-colored worsted weight yarn. New members of all experience levels welcome.

Ages: Senior Citizen, Adult

Quilting Bee

Thursday, December 12, 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

Bull City Writers

Thursday, December 12, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.) (South - Tutoring/Study Room #2)

Looking for contact with other writers? Please join our group! The meeting often includes a segment on an aspect of writing or publishing in addition to sharing work.

Ages: Adult

DIY Fairy Jars

Thursday, December 12, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm

East Regional Library (East - Children's Programming Room)

Create your own fairy jar to bring a little magic into your home! Beginner to Intermediate craft. Registration Required.

Ages: Intergenerational, Adult

Registration required

Sub-Genre-O-Rama Book Club

Thursday, December 12, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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

Adventurous readers unite!

Ages: Adult

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