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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 Program Break

Friday, August 23, 2019 • All day

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

Summer Reading ends August 3rd, 2019. We will be on a program break from August 12th. The Children's Staff is cleaning up and preparing for our Fall programs. All programs will resume Aug. 26th.

Ages: Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds, Toddler, Pre-School, Middle School, Kindergarten, Intergenerational, Elementary School, Baby, Adult

Back to School Scavenger Hunt

Friday, August 23, 2019 • All day

East Regional Library

Come and challenge yourself to find all seven hidden school supplies in the children's section of the library. Collect a prize from the librarians after you complete the challenge.

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten, Elementary School

Waffle Bingo Scavenger Hunt!

Friday, August 23, 2019 • All day

Southwest Regional Library (Shannon Rd.)

There are all sorts of amazing waffle animals hidden throughout the children's area! Check off three in any direction to get your Waffle Bingo and get a prize!

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten, Intergenerational, Elementary School

Wonderful World of Waffles

Friday, August 23, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:30am

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

Any day is a great day to celebrate National Waffle Day. Put on your apron and join us as we make Waffles, Waffles, Waffles!! ** Both Kids and Parents MUST register, thank you.

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten, Elementary School, Adult

Registration required

RPGs for Kids

Friday, August 23, 2019 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm

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

Sometimes called roleplaying games, or RPGs, these games involve cooperative storytelling in which you and your friends are the heroes. Get ready for adventure! Pre-registration required.

Ages: Elementary School

Registration required

Lego Club

Friday, August 23, 2019 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

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

Let your builder's brain explore in our K-5 Lego Club! Join us to make your creation and if you want, have it displayed in the library until the next Lego Club date!

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 at the Library

Saturday, August 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

Playtime at the Library

Monday, August 26, 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 at the Library

Tuesday, August 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.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

Playtime at the Library

Wednesday, August 28, 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 at the Library

Thursday, August 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.

Ages: Toddler, Pre-School, Baby

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North Regional

221 Milton Rd., 919-560-0234

Book Babies (canceled)

Friday, August 30, 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: Baby

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South Regional

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

Baby Lapsit

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Stories and songs with Ms Allie for babies and their grownups! For babies 0-24 months old.

Ages: Baby

Funtime Storytime

Thursday, August 29, 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

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Southwest Regional

3605 Shannon Rd., 919-560-8592

Wonderful World of Waffles

Friday, August 23, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:30am

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

Any day is a great day to celebrate National Waffle Day. Put on your apron and join us as we make Waffles, Waffles, Waffles!! ** Both Kids and Parents MUST register, thank you.

Ages: Pre-School, Kindergarten, Elementary School, Adult

Registration required

Music Makers - Interactive program with songs and music.

Monday, August 26, 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, August 26, 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

Baby & Me Lapsit

Tuesday, August 27, 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, August 27, 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

Two Year Olds Storytime - Children's Storytime.

Thursday, August 29, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am

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

Program includes songs, stories, fingerplays and bubbles! Well behaved children are welcome.

Ages: Toddler

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Stanford L. Warren Branch Library

1201 Fayetteville St., 919-560-0270

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