Event Calendar

Feb
8
Mon
Mother Goose Storytime
Feb 8 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am

Mondays, Jan. 11th to Apr. 18th at 10:15 am. (Ages 6 to 24 months). This program features simple stories, rhymes, fingerplays, and activities for toddlers and their parents or caregivers. Drop in — no registration required.

Feb
9
Tue
Preschool Storytime
Feb 9 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Preschool Storytime (3 ½ to 5 years). Tuesdays, January 12th to April 12th at 10:15 am. Stories, songs and craft program designed for preschool-aged children. Children will make their own craft to take home. Drop in — no registration required.

Feb
10
Wed
Time for Tots
Feb 10 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am

Time for Tots (2 to 3 ½ years). Wednesdays, Jan. 13th to Apr. 13th at 10:15 a.m. Stories, songs and fingerplays to encourage a love of books and early language development. Program will include a simple craft activity.

Storytime books and activities are designed for the age group stated, but siblings are always welcome!

Feb
11
Thu
Thursday Matinees
Feb 11 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

The Durham Public Library hosts a movie matinee every Thursday at 1:30 pm. This film series is free and open to the public. Light refreshments are served.

Please note that for movies rated R, only individuals age 18 & over are permitted to attend. Viewer discretion is advised.

Jan 14th: Mr. Holmes starring Ian McKellan & Laura Linney, 104 minutes, PG

Jan 21st: Waitress starring Keri Russell & Nathan Fillion, 108 minutes, PG-13

Jan 28th: Mississippi Grind starring Ben Mendelsohn & Ryan Reynolds, 108 mins, R

Feb 4th:  Z for Zachariah starring Chiwetel Ejiofor & Chris Pine, 98 minutes, PG-13

Feb 11th: The Intern starring Robert DeNiro & Anne Hathaway, 121 minutes, PG-13

Feb 18th: The Man from U.N.C.L.E. with Henry Cavill & Armie Hammer, 116 mins, PG-13

Feb 25th: Away We Go starring John Krasinski & Maya Rudolph, 98 minutes, R

March 3rd: Everest starring Jason Clarke & Ang Phula Sherpa, 121 minutes, R

March 10th: The Way starring Martin Sheen & Emilio Estevez, 123 minutes, PG-13

March 17th: Man Up starring Lake Bell & Simon Pegg, 88 minutes, R

March 24th: Ricki & the Flash starring Meryl Streep & Kevin Kline, 101 mins, PG-13

March 31st: Bridge of Spies starring Tom Hanks & Alan Alda, 141 minutes, PG-13

Science Explorers — Marshmallow Engineering
Feb 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm

Science Explorers — Marshmallow Engineering  (3 — 6 years). Thursday, February 11th from 6:30-7:15 pm. Explore the fun side of science in this hands-on program.

Feb
12
Fri
Stop Motion Animation with Legoes
Feb 12 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Stop Motion Animation
Saturday, January 23rd 2:00-4:00pm Rescheduled due to snow!
Friday, February 12th 2:30-4:30pm
Ages 11-18. Use legoes and the Library’s laptops to create your own stop-motion animated short! Work in teams or by yourself. 10 laptops available. Light snacks will also be provided to keep the creative juices flowing! Registration required, sponsored by PALS.

Feb
13
Sat
Take Your Child to the Library Day
Feb 13 all-day

Drop-in Crafts and Activities  (all ages). Saturday, February 13th from 10 to noon.

Creatures of Nature and Magic Music Show with Susan Peak (all ages). Saturday, February 13th at 2pm. Durham musician Susan Peak will present her fun and interactive musical show. Clapping, singing, and general silliness encouraged!

Creatures of Nature and Magic — Music Show
Feb 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Creatures of Nature and Magic Music Show with Susan Peak (all ages). Saturday, February 13th at 2pm. Durham musician Susan Peak will present her fun and interactive musical show. Clapping, singing, and general silliness encouraged!

Feb
15
Mon
Library closed
Feb 15 all-day
Feb
16
Tue
Preschool Storytime
Feb 16 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Preschool Storytime (3 ½ to 5 years). Tuesdays, January 12th to April 12th at 10:15 am. Stories, songs and craft program designed for preschool-aged children. Children will make their own craft to take home. Drop in — no registration required.