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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.

Winter Reading Book Bingo! - Only at Southwest Regional Library!

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 • All day

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Don't you want to read more books this winter? Book Bingo is easy -- read books, get prizes! Come to the children's desk, pick up your card, and get started. All ages welcome! Dec 14th-January 31st!

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

Mo Willems Scavenger Hunt! - Can you find Pigeon, Elephant & Piggie, and more?

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 • All day

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Mo Willems' characters are loose in the library! Can you help us track them down? They're hidden in the children's section. Come to the children's desk to get started.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Middle School, Kindergarten, Intergenerational, Elementary School

Special Baby Sign Language Lapsit!

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 • 9:45am - 10:15am

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

Join Jess Kelly from Signs of Learning for a sign language class just for you and baby!

Ages: Baby

Baby Bistro

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 • 10:00am - 12:00pm

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

Breastfeeding support group with community families and Duke Birthing Center

Ages: Baby, Adult

Special Baby Sign Language Lapsit!

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join Jess Kelly from Signs of Learning for a sign language class just for you and baby!

Ages: Baby

Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Toddler Story time

Ages: Toddler

Crafts for Kids

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

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

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten, Elementary School

Toddler Tales (Storytime)

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 • 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

Recipe Exchange

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

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

Need some meal prep ideas for the week? Do you love cookbooks? Bring in your favorite cookbooks to share recipes with fellow foodies! We will meet on: January 13th February 10th March 9th

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

Movie Time: Abominable

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm

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

Join us for a magical and epic quest with a showing of "Abominable". *** Popcorn will be served! *** (While supplies last) Abominable ~ Rated G ~ Runs 97 min

Ages: Kindergarten, Elementary School

Pajama Story Time

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 • 6:30pm - 7:00pm

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

It's not guaranteed that your child will want to sleep right after this 30-minute program, but there's a good chance that everyone has fun.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten

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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

Toddler Tales (Storytime)

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 • 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, January 22, 2020 • 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

Podcast Hour

Thursday, January 23, 2020 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

Find your next favorite podcast at the library! Each month we listen to an episode of a podcast covering a wide range of topics. Grab a friend and join a community of curiosity with some hot cocoa!

Ages: Intergenerational, Adult

Family Fables and Fun: Storytime

Saturday, January 25, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Bring the whole family to enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger plays, and spend time with other little ones. Intended ages: 0-5 years old.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Baby Bookworms (Storytime)

Monday, January 27, 2020 • 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, January 28, 2020 • 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

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North Regional

221 Milton Rd., 919-560-0234

Pajama Story Time

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 • 6:30pm - 7:00pm

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

It's not guaranteed that your child will want to sleep right after this 30-minute program, but there's a good chance that everyone has fun.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten

Move and Groove Storytime

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and movement.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School

Funday Monday Stories

Monday, January 27, 2020 • 11:00am - 11:30am

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

Start your week with Ms. Olivia, a fun story, music and lots of silliness. For children of all ages.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten, Baby

Pajama Story Time

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 • 6:30pm - 7:00pm

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

It's not guaranteed that your child will want to sleep right after this 30-minute program bu there's a good chance that everyone has fun.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten

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South Regional

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

Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Toddler Story time

Ages: Toddler

Baby Lapsit

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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.

Ages: Baby

Funtime Storytime

Thursday, January 23, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Come and have fun with Mr. Joel. There will be stories, fingerplays, music and movement. LOTS OF MOVEMENT! Fun for all ages Birth-6 years.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Family Storytime

Saturday, January 25, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Come and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets, music and movement!

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Preschool Storytime

Monday, January 27, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Stories and songs with Ms. Allie for preschoolers and their grown-ups.

Ages: Pre-School

Toddler Playtime

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Toddler Playtime

Ages: Toddler

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Southwest Regional

3605 Shannon Rd., 919-560-8592

Special Baby Sign Language Lapsit!

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 • 9:45am - 10:15am

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

Join Jess Kelly from Signs of Learning for a sign language class just for you and baby!

Ages: Baby

Special Baby Sign Language Lapsit!

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join Jess Kelly from Signs of Learning for a sign language class just for you and baby!

Ages: Baby

Music Makers - Interactive program with music and movement! (canceled)

Monday, January 27, 2020 • 9:15am - 10:00am

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

We sing, move to the music, march, play with the parachute and end with a read-aloud. Best for children who are mobile. (For children up to age 5)

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School

Lapsit Storytime - A storytime for Baby! (canceled)

Monday, January 27, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:00am

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and bubbles! For babies up to 23 months.

Ages: Baby

Lapsit Storytime - Storytime just for Baby! (canceled)

Monday, January 27, 2020 • 11:15am - 11:45am

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and bubbles! For babies up to 23 months.

Ages: Baby

Special Baby Sign Language Lapsit!

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 • 9:45am - 10:15am

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

Join Jess Kelly from Signs of Learning for a sign language class just for you and baby!

Ages: Baby

Special Baby Sign Language Lapsit!

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join Jess Kelly from Signs of Learning for a sign language class just for you and baby!

Ages: Baby

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Stanford L. Warren Branch Library

1201 Fayetteville St., 919-560-0270

Giggle & Wiggle Story Time

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:30am

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

A fun story time filled with music, instruments, wiggles, some giggles, and a story.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Mindful Sprouts

Thursday, January 23, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:30am

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

Join us for this fun story time! During this story time we will read stories about how to understand our feelings and the world around us. We will also have a craft at the end.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School

Toddles & Tales: Baby Story Time

Monday, January 27, 2020 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

For children up to 3 years old and their caregivers. During this story time we will rhyme, sing, play, and read.

Ages: Toddler, Baby

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