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Branching Out: Programs for Kids

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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

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 • 9:00am - 9:00pm

Stanford L. Warren Branch Library

We will be on a children's programming break from August 13th-19th.

Ages: Pre-School, Middle School, Elementary School

Play & Socialize

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 • 9:30am - 11:30am

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

We will not have programs from August 13th - 26th as we clean up and recharge after Summer Reading. Since it's still kinda hot you can still join us for play and socialize from 9:30 to 11:30.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Kindergarten, Baby

Bright Beginnings Outreach

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 • 10:30am - 1:00pm

Off Site

Outreach to Bright Beginnings

Ages: Intergenerational

Toddler Tales (Storytime)

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 • 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

Read to Me-Leame a mi - Teen reading to kids ages 4 to 10 in English or Spanish

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm

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

Teen volunteers going into 8th grade or in high school will read to kids ages 4 to 10. Jovenes voluntarios que estaran en el 8 grado o que estan cursando la prepa van a leer libros a ninos de 4 a 10.

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

Registration required

Read to Me-Leame a mi - Teen reading to kids ages 4 to 10 in English or Spanish (rescheduled)

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm

New date: Tuesday, August 14, 2018 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.)

Teen volunteers going into 8th grade or in high school will read to kids ages 4 to 10. Jovenes voluntarios que estaran en el 8 grado o que estan cursando la prepa van a leer libros a ninos de 4 a 10.

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

Registration required

Origami Club

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

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: Middle School, Intergenerational, High School, Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds, Adult

Pajama Storytime

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 • 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, Baby

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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, August 14, 2018 • 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 Playroom (Storytime)

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 • 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

Family Fables and Fun (Storytime) (canceled)

Saturday, August 18, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

East Regional Library

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) (canceled)

Monday, August 20, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

East Regional Library

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.

Ages: Baby

Playtime

Monday, August 20, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for Playtime during our programming break! Programs will resume September 1st.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Toddler Tales (Storytime) (canceled)

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

East Regional Library

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

Playtime

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for Playtime during our programming break! Programs will resume September 1st.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

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North Regional

221 Milton Rd., 919-560-0234

Listen and Move Storytime

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

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

Ages: Pre-School

Babygarten Storytime

Friday, August 17, 2018 • 11:00am - 11:30am

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

Join us for our weekly baby storytime! Featuring singing, fun, and stories, this program is designed specifically for the youngest learners, but siblings are welcome!

Ages: Toddler, Baby

Family Storytime

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Family Storytime- Toddler and Preschool

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

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South Regional

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

Family Storytime (canceled)

Saturday, August 18, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.)

Come and join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets, music and movement! Ages 0-6 but fun for the family!

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

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Southwest Regional

3605 Shannon Rd., 919-560-8592

Pajama Storytime

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 • 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, Baby

Pajama Storytime

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 • 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, Baby

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Stanford L. Warren Branch Library

1201 Fayetteville St., 919-560-0270

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