Event Calendar

Make A Mitten
Jan 2 – Jan 31 all-day
Make A Mitten

1/1/19-1/31/19: 10:30AM to Close

Design a mitten at the library. Then drop it off so we can hang it up and decorate

the library for the winter. All supplies provided. Supplies limited.

Library closed
Jan 21 all-day

Library closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Preschool Storytime
Jan 22 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
Preschool Storytime

Join Miss Alex for developmentally relevant; stories, songs, and fingerplays. Ages 2.5 & up.

No need to register, just Drop-in. Siblings welcome!

Meets: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 4/2, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23.

Spanish Conversation Circle
Jan 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

All levels of Spanish speakers: Expand your speaking skills by practicing the language in a welcoming atmosphere. Facilitated by fluent Spanish speaker and teacher Marilyn Horn. Meets monthly on the third Monday of the month. Drop in.

January 2019 meeting will take place on Tuesday January 22nd due to the MLK holiday.  

Trivia Night @ Durham Public Library
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Think you know it all? Prove it!

Join us for Trivia Night @ Durham Public Library. Enter as a team of 2-5 friends, coworkers, or family members to work together to answer questions in 10 categories. If you don’t have a team we’ll place you on one! Teens and adults welcome.

Registration required. Please register here.

Kids Origami Night
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Learn basic to intermediate origami designs!  No previous experience required.

For kids ages 8 and up.  Space is limited to 8.  Please register.

Thursday Matinees
Jan 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

The Durham Public Library hosts a movie matinee every Thursday at 1:30pm. This film series is free and open to the public. Please note that for movies rated R, only individuals age 18 & over are permitted to attend. Viewer discretion is advised.

Dec 27   In My Dreams, starring Katharine McPhee, Mike Vogel, JoBeth                         Williams, 93 min, NR

Jan 3      The Children Act, starring Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, 105 min, R

Jan 10   Bel Canto, starring Julienne Moore, Ken Watanabe, 100 min, R

Jan 17   Great Gilly Hopkins, starring Sophie Nelisse, Kathy Bates, Octavia        Spencer, Glenn Close, Julia Stiles, 99 min, PG

Jan 24   The Old Man and the Gun, starring Robert Redford, Sissy Spacek,       Casey Affleck, 90 min, PG-13

Jan 31   Equalizer 2, starring Denzel Washington, Bill Pullman, 121 min, R

Feb 7    First Man, starring Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, 141 min, PG-13

Feb 14   Overboard, starring Eugenio Derbez, Anna Faris, 112 min, PG-13

Feb 21   The Wife, starring Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Max Irons, 100 min, R

Feb 28   The Sisters Brothers, starring John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Jake    Gyllenhaal, 121 min, R


Unplugged Fridays
Jan 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Meets on Fridays from 3 to 4:30 PM.  Join our Unplugged Fridays for tabletop gaming!  Bring games and friends.

November Meetings: 11/2, 11/16, 11/30

No registration required.  For teens in grades 6 and up.

Mother Goose Storytime
Jan 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
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Mother Goose Storytime

On Mondays children,  birth to 2.5 years can join Miss Diana for stories and songs.

No need to register, just Drop-in. Siblings welcome. Lower Level Right.


1/7, 1/14, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 3/4/19 , 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/1, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22.

Chess Club for Kids
Jan 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Chess Club for Kids

Join us to learn chess with CJ Gregory, Master Instructor, National Champion, and Captain of the 2005 State Champions of Chess. For kids ages 7 and up!

Registration begins January 2nd, 2019. You are registering for all 4 sessions

Space is limited to 16. Register online.

This Chess Program is funded in part through a grant from the Community Foundation of Middlesex County 365 Fund.

Meets: 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/25.