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Branching Out: Programs for Kids

A little boy plays the drums at the Summer Reading Finale concert

Today’s children’s events and the storytime schedule are listed here. For more events, view the full, searchable children’s calendar or contact your library location.

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

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Main Library

Main Library is closed for renovation until 2019. Please check out our other locations for more great storytime options!

Bragtown Family Literacy Center

3200 Dearborn Dr., 919-560-0210

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East Regional

211 Lick Creek Rd., 919-560-0214

Baby Bookworms (Storytime)

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

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

Parents and their infants can enjoy this lapsit-style storytime program filled with fingerplays and stories focusing on early literacy. Intended age: Babies who are not yet walking/0-18 mths

Ages: Baby

Toddler Tales (Storytime)

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

At this storytime, walking babies to 3 year olds, along with their parents/caregivers, can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger plays, and spend time with other little ones.

Ages: Toddler

Preschool Playschool (Storytime)

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

This storytime, for ages 3-5, features picture books, activities, songs, flannel board stories, and a craft, giving caregivers and children the opportunity to listen and enjoy stories together.

Ages: Pre-School

Playtime at the Library (canceled)

Thursday, December 12, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

East Regional Library

Join us for free play in the children’s room on Thursday mornings. Come socialize with other parents while your kids play!

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Family Dance Party

Friday, December 13, 2019 • 11:00am - 12:00pm

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

Missing Storytime with Horses? Join us for a dance party at the library instead! We will read one dance themed story and then spend the rest of our time boogieing down! All ages are welcome!

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

Registration required

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North Regional

221 Milton Rd., 919-560-0234

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South Regional

4505 S. Alston Ave., 919-560-7409

Baby Lapsit

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:30am

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

Stories and songs with Ms Allie for babies 0-24 months and their grown-ups. No lapsit Dec 25 or January 1st 🙂

Ages: Baby

Funtime Storytime

Thursday, December 12, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Come and have fun with Mr. Joel. Experience music, stories, fingerplays, rhymes, movement and dance. All ages 0-6 are welcome.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School

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Southwest Regional

3605 Shannon Rd., 919-560-8592

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

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

Two Year Olds Storytime - Children's Storytime.

Thursday, December 12, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

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

Ages: Toddler

Family Storytime

Saturday, December 14, 2019 • 10:15am - 10:45am

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

Enjoy a Saturday Family Storytime. Programs includes stories, finglerplays and books! All ages welcomed

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten, Baby

Family Storytime

Saturday, December 14, 2019 • 11:00am - 11:30am

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

Enjoy a Saturday Family Storytime. Programs includes stories, fingerplays and books! All ages welcomed

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten, Baby

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Stanford L. Warren Branch Library

1201 Fayetteville St., 919-560-0270

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

Singing and Swinging Storytime

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:30am

Stanford L. Warren Branch Library

Join us for a FUN time hearing stories, music, games and having a BLAST! Get ready to move with us!

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Registration required

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, December 12, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:30am

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

Come and have fun enjoying stories, hand rhymes, music and crafts for preschoolers. Registration required for large groups.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Registration required

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