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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.

Fall in Love with Books Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, October 19, 2019 • All day

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.)

Scavenger Hunt For the month of October

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Elementary School

Family Storytime

Saturday, October 19, 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 Fables and Fun : Storytime

Saturday, October 19, 2019 • 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

Family Storytime!

Saturday, October 19, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Family Storytime!

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten, Baby

Family Storytime

Saturday, October 19, 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

World of Fashion - Halloween Fascinators!

Saturday, October 19, 2019 • 11:00am - 1:00pm

MakerLab @ Northgate

World of Fashion provides education, training, and opportunities for kids to become a part of the fashion designing industry community!  

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

Registration required

Bookmobile - Northgate Mall

Saturday, October 19, 2019 • 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Off Site

Bookmobile service to the community.

Ages: Intergenerational

North Regional Chess Club

Saturday, October 19, 2019 • 2:00pm - 5:00pm

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

Come learn and test your skills against other players. All ages and skill levels welcome. The North Durham Library Chess Club is an affiliate of the United States Chess Federation.

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

Hocus Pocus Movie Showing

Saturday, October 19, 2019 • 2:30pm - 4:30pm

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

Watch the classic Halloween movie, Hocus Pocus, at the library. For children, teens, and tweens. Popcorn will be served.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Teen, Middle School, High School, Elementary School

4th and 5th Book Club

Saturday, October 19, 2019 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

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

We are reading "The Report Card" by Andrew Clements

Ages: Elementary School

Registration required

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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

Family Fables and Fun : Storytime

Saturday, October 19, 2019 • 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, October 21, 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, October 22, 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) (canceled)

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

East Regional Library

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

Thursday, October 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.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Family Fables and Fun : Storytime

Saturday, October 26, 2019 • 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

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North Regional

221 Milton Rd., 919-560-0234

Family Storytime

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for family storytime!

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Book Babies

Friday, October 25, 2019 • 11:00am - 11:30am

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

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

Ages: Baby

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South Regional

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

Family Storytime!

Saturday, October 19, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Family Storytime!

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten, Baby

Pre-School Story Time!

Monday, October 21, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for songs, stories, rhymes, and a craft perfect for preschoolers.

Ages: Pre-School

Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Toddler Storytime

Ages: Toddler

Baby Lapsit (canceled)

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.)

Stories and Songs with Ms Allie for babies 0-24 months and their grown-ups.

Ages: Baby

Funtime Storytime

Thursday, October 24, 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

Family Storytime!

Saturday, October 26, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Family Storytime!

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten, Baby

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Southwest Regional

3605 Shannon Rd., 919-560-8592

Family Storytime

Saturday, October 19, 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, October 19, 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

Music Makers - Interactive program with songs and music.

Monday, October 21, 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, October 21, 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, October 21, 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, October 22, 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, October 22, 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

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 • 6:30pm - 7:00pm

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

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

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Stanford L. Warren Branch Library

1201 Fayetteville St., 919-560-0270

Sensory Storytime

Monday, October 21, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:30am

Stanford L. Warren Branch Library

Join 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: Intergenerational, Adult

Registration required

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, October 24, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:30am

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

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

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School

Registration required

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