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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.

Children's Programming Break-April 15-30

Monday, April 22, 2019 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

East Regional Library

The East Children's Staff are preparing for the upcoming months! There will be no traditional storytimes or programs April 15-30. Join us for free play or a movie instead---same place, same time!

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

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

Crafts for Kids (canceled)

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

North Regional Library

Weekly Monday 10:30am crafts program. Expect to create toys, paintings, and other little masterpieces. Appropriate for varied ages!

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten

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

Playtime

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

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

Join us for Playtime during our programming break! We will either have free play or show a movie in the children's room. Come socialize while your little ones play. Programs will resume May 1st.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Play Time Story Time!

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

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

Join other parents and their kids for a fun playtime and audio story!

Ages: Pre-School

Sensory Storytime

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

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

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

Ages: Intergenerational

Registration required

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

Kid's Poetry Factory - Poetry Writing Workshop

Monday, April 22, 2019 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

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

Come and express yourself through poetry as we celebrate Poetry Month. This workshop lets kids write various types of poems and then share with the group. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL-AGE ONLY!

Ages: Elementary School

Registration required

K-5 Coding Club - Minecraft Games and Design (canceled)

Monday, April 22, 2019 • 4:30pm - 5:15pm

East Regional Library

Do you like exploring? Are you into playing games? Coding Club might be for you! In April and May we’ll focus on Minecraft-themed coding challenges and games.

Ages: Elementary School

Homework Help @ Your Library

Monday, April 22, 2019 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.) (South - Tutoring/Study Room #1)

Partner with a free tutor for homework help.

Ages: Elementary School

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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

Playtime

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

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

Join us for Playtime during our programming break! We will either have free play or show a movie in the children's room. Come socialize while your little ones play. Programs will resume May 1st.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Playtime

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for Playtime during our programming break! We will either have free play or show a movie in the children's room. Come socialize while your little ones play. Programs will resume May 1st.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Playtime

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

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

Join us for Playtime during our programming break! We will either have free play or show a movie in the children's room. Come socialize while your little ones play. Programs will resume May 1st.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Playtime at the Library

Thursday, April 25, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for Playtime during our programming break! We will either have free play or show a movie in the children's room. Come socialize while your little ones play.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Playtime

Saturday, April 27, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for Playtime during our programming break! We will either have free play or show a movie in the children's room. Come socialize while your little ones play. Programs will resume May 1st.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Playtime

Monday, April 29, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for Playtime during our programming break! We will either have free play or show a movie in the children's room. Come socialize while your little ones play. Programs will resume May 1st.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

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North Regional

221 Milton Rd., 919-560-0234

Move and Groove Storytime (canceled)

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

North Regional Library

Join us for our weekly Wednesday 10:30 storytime! All ages welcome.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten, Baby

Book Babies (canceled)

Friday, April 26, 2019 • 11:00am - 11:30am

North Regional Library

Stories, music, and rhymes for babies birth – 24 months and their grown ups. Siblings are welcome!

Ages: Toddler, Baby

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South Regional

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

Play Time Story Time!

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

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

Join other parents and their kids for a fun playtime and audio story!

Ages: Pre-School

Open Play Time

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Baby Lapsit Storytime

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

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

Stories and songs with Miss Allie for babies 0-24 months and their grown ups.

Ages: Baby

Funtime Storytime

Thursday, April 25, 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

Play Time - Open Play Time

Saturday, April 27, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join other parents and their kids for a fun playtime.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Play Time Story Time!

Monday, April 29, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.)

Join other parents and their kids for a fun playtime and audio story!

Ages: Pre-School

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Southwest Regional

3605 Shannon Rd., 919-560-8592

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

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

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

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

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

Music Makers - Interactive Music for children up to age 5

Monday, April 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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

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Stanford L. Warren Branch Library

1201 Fayetteville St., 919-560-0270

Sensory Storytime

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

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

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

Ages: Intergenerational

Registration required

Singin'-n-Swingin' Stories

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:15am

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

Join in the FUN through music and movement! We sing, dance and have a blast reading fun interactive stories. Get ready to get up and move!

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School

Registration required

Preschool Story and Craft Time

Thursday, April 25, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:15am

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

Join in the fun of learning, enjoying stories, hand rhymes, crafts and educational music for preschoolers. Registration for large groups required.

Ages: Pre-School

Registration required

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