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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.

Comic Book Scavenger Hunt June 3rd - 25th

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Comic Books Characters have escaped their stories and are running wild in the library! Can you find them all? Come to the Children's Information Desk to get started.

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten, Elementary School

Song Writing Contest! - Summer Reading Song! June 9 - August 11

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 12:00am - 11:59pm

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.)

Are you ready for your time to shine? Can you write songs, or write 8 bars to a rap, or even play an instrument to create a lyrical masterpiece!

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

Music Makers - Enjoy songs and dancing!

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 9:15am - 10:00am

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

For children, ages 5 and under.

Ages: Pre-School, Baby

Summer Movies at the Library! (canceled)

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 10:00am - 12:00pm

Stanford L. Warren Branch Library

Day camps, daycares and schools... Join us for some of the latest big screen adventures! All camps must pre-register as space is limited, Call ahead of time for titles and movie ratings.

Ages: Intergenerational

Baby Lapsit Storytime

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Enjoy a storytime just for baby. Program includes songs, stories, fingerplays, bouncy songs, and music time! For babies up to 23 months.

Ages: Baby

Crafts for Kids (canceled)

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:30am

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

Baby Bookworms (Storytime)

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 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.

Ages: Baby

Toddler Rhyme Time

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 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 your toddler (ages 1-3).

Ages: Toddler

Baby Lapsit Storytime

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 11:15am - 11:45am

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

Enjoy a storytime just for baby. Programs include songs, stories, fingerplays and music. For babies, up to 23 months old.

Ages: Baby

Family Yoga

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 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, Intergenerational, Adult

"Cool Math" with Stuart Ki (canceled)

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Stanford L. Warren Branch Library

Join Stuart Ki for this educational series, as he introduces kids to cool math games, fun activities and basic computer skills. This program is so exciting, kids won’t even know they are learning!

Ages: Middle School, Elementary School

Grade School Masterminds (canceled)

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm

North Regional Library

Twice weekly after-school learning lab. Educational readings, videos, experiments, crafts, and activities for K-5 students and varied skill levels.

Ages: Elementary School

Knitting for Kids (canceled)

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

North Regional Library

Kids will join Mrs. Cecilia to learn how to knit and enhance their knitting skills. Materials will be provided.

Ages: Elementary School

Yarn Dyeing with Kool-Aid for Kids

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

We will meet on the Children's Patio for a messy activity. We'll mix Kool-Aid and dye yarn, while learning about color harmony. All materials are provided.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, 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

Baby Bookworms (Storytime)

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 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.

Ages: Baby

Toddler Tales (Storytime)

Tuesday, June 26, 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

Preschool Playroom (Storytime)

Wednesday, June 27, 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)

Saturday, June 30, 2018 • 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, July 02, 2018 • 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.

Ages: Baby

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North Regional

221 Milton Rd., 919-560-0234

Listen and Move Storytime (canceled)

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

North Regional Library

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

Ages: Pre-School

Spanish Storytime (canceled)

Thursday, June 28, 2018 • 4:30pm - 5:00pm

North Regional Library

Join us for Spanish Storytime with Ms. Gabriela!

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

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South Regional

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

Toddler Rhyme Time

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 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 your toddler (ages 1-3).

Ages: Toddler

Pre School Storytime - Come and Join the Fun!

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for books, songs, activities, and crafts perfect for your preschooler! From May 1st through July 31st!

Ages: Pre-School

Babytime Storytime

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Bring your crawler/lapsitting baby and enjoy rhymes, finger-plays, books and songs. Perfect for 3-months to 18-months.

Ages: Baby

FUNTIME STORYTIME

Thursday, June 28, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

South Regional Library (S. Alston Ave.)

Time to have some fun with Mr. Joel as he entertains with books, stories, puppets, music and motion! Fun for all ages 0-6 yrs.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Toddler Rhyme Time

Monday, July 02, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Join us for songs, stories, rhymes, and a craft perfect for your toddler (ages 1-3).

Ages: Toddler

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Southwest Regional

3605 Shannon Rd., 919-560-8592

Baby Lapsit Storytime

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Enjoy a storytime just for baby. Program includes songs, stories, fingerplays, bouncy songs, and music time! For babies up to 23 months.

Ages: Baby

Baby Lapsit Storytime

Monday, June 25, 2018 • 11:15am - 11:45am

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

Enjoy a storytime just for baby. Programs include songs, stories, fingerplays and music. For babies, up to 23 months old.

Ages: Baby

Baby & Me Lapsit

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 • 9:45am - 10:15am

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

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

Ages: Baby

Baby & Me Lapsit

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

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

Ages: Baby

Pajama Storytime

Tuesday, June 26, 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

Outdoor Storytime!

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 • 9:15am - 9:45am

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Enjoy an outdoor storytime by the garden. You may want to bring a blanket, and water. For all the fun, get there a few minutes early. For children up to age 5. See you behind the library!

Ages: Pre-School, Baby

Wacky Wednesday Storytime

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Make your Wednesday wacky with Ms. Olivia, a silly story and some silly songs. Ages 3-6

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten

Bilingual Fun: Spanish/English Storytime

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 • 11:15am - 11:45am

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

Hola Amigos, join Ms. Patty in the Children's Program Room for stories and songs in Spanish and English. Hope to see you there!

Ages: Pre-School

Two Year Olds Storytime

Thursday, June 28, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Enjoy a Storytime for two year olds. Programs include singing, stories, interactive rhymes, and instrument play.

Ages: Toddler

Tiempo de Historia en Espanol / Spanish Storytime

Thursday, June 28, 2018 • 11:15am - 11:45am

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

Hola Amigos, vengan a cantar canciones y escuchar historias en espanol. Espero verte pronto! Hi kids, join us for songs and stories all in Spanish. I hope to see you there!

Ages: Pre-School

Family Storytime

Saturday, June 30, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Get Ready to Sing during Saturday Family Storytime. Program includes stories, music and fingerplays!

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten, Baby

Baby Lapsit Storytime

Monday, July 02, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Enjoy a storytime just for baby. Program includes songs, stories, fingerplays, bouncy songs, and music time! For babies up to 23 months.

Ages: Baby

Baby Lapsit Storytime

Monday, July 02, 2018 • 11:15am - 11:45am

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

Enjoy a storytime just for baby. Programs include songs, stories, fingerplays and music. For babies, up to 23 months old.

Ages: Baby

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Stanford L. Warren Branch Library

1201 Fayetteville St., 919-560-0270

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