Event Calendar

Dec
1
Fri
Make A Mitten
Dec 1 – Dec 30 all-day
Make A Mitten

12/1-12/30 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.

Dec
15
Fri
Unplugged Fridays
Dec 15 @ 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.

December Meetings: 12/1 and 12/15

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

Dec
16
Sat
Slime Saturdays
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Slime Saturdays

Slime Saturdays

Make a new type of slime each month.
Registration required for each session.
Ages 3 and up with an adult. Limit 15.

Dec
18
Mon
Rainbow Magic Book Club
Dec 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Rainbow Magic Book Club

Rainbow Magic Book Club

Children in grades K and up are welcome to join Miss Alex for a book discussion, fairy games, and a craft.

Please Register for each session. Limit 15.

Registration opens the day of the previous session. Registration for the 9/25 session will open 9/1.

Register online below:

11/27 Michelle The Winter Wonderland Fairy

copies of each book can be found at the front desk of the library starting in September.

Meets Mondays at 6:30pm

 

Dec
19
Tue
Twinkle Toes Toddler Dance Program
Dec 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Twinkle Toes Toddler Dance Program

Babies and toddlers on the move! The Durham Public Library is proud to present Merly De La Hoz-Cookson’s Twinkle Toes Toddler Dance Program.
This exciting program is designed to offer children 1.5 – 5 years old an opportunity to explore dance in its most primitive form.

Siblings welcome.

Meets Tuesdays at 10:30 AM
12/5 & 12/19. Attend one or both sessions!
Registration Required. Registration opens 11/14. Register below.

 

Merly De La Hoz-Cookson is a Dance Instructor and Choreographer born in Colombia.  She is dedicated to promoting her cultural heritage all over the world through the art of dance.

Dec
20
Wed
Teen Advisory Group (Dec. Meeting)
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Meets monthly. Brainstrom with us at TAG! We’re a dedicated and passionate group of teens who want to improve the Durham Public Library’s young adult programs and services! New members are always welcome!

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

 

Dec
21
Thu
Thursday Matinees
Dec 21 @ 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.

Nov. 30      Swing Shift, starring Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, 113 min, PG

Dec. 7         The Glass Castle, starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, 127 min,  PG13

Dec. 14       Christmas in Connecticut, starring Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, 101 min, G

Dec. 21       The Holiday, starring Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, 136 min, PG13

Dec. 28       Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, 135 min, PG13

Jan. 4         Home Again, starring Reese Witherspoon, Nat Wolff, 97 min, PG-13

Jan. 11       Dunkirk,   starring Fionn Whitehead, Damien Bonnard, 105 min, PG-13

Jan. 18       Victoria & Abdul, starring Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, 112 min, PG-13

Jan. 25       American Made, starring Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, 115 min, R

Feb. 1         No Movie— A Taste of Durham

Feb. 8         Stronger, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, 116 min, R

Feb. 15       All Saints, starring John Corbett, Barry Corbin, 108 min, PG

Feb. 22       Marshall, starring Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, 118 min, PG-13

 

 

Cocoa & Crafts Grades 3 & Up
Dec 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cocoa & Crafts Grades 3 & Up

Kids in grades 3 and up can join Miss Alex every Thursday at 6:30 PM in the month of DECEMBER for cocoa, crafts, and chit-chat.
please register below. Registration opens 11/27/17.

MEETS: 12/7, 12/14, 12/21, 12/28.

Dec
22
Fri
Toddler Art: Salt Snow
Dec 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Art: Salt Snow

Friday 12/22 at 10:30AM

Join Miss Alex to make some salt art! Ages 2 and up only, please. Registration required. Registration opens 11/29.

Dec
28
Thu
Thursday Matinees
Dec 28 @ 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.

Nov. 30      Swing Shift, starring Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, 113 min, PG

Dec. 7         The Glass Castle, starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, 127 min,  PG13

Dec. 14       Christmas in Connecticut, starring Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, 101 min, G

Dec. 21       The Holiday, starring Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, 136 min, PG13

Dec. 28       Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, 135 min, PG13

Jan. 4         Home Again, starring Reese Witherspoon, Nat Wolff, 97 min, PG-13

Jan. 11       Dunkirk,   starring Fionn Whitehead, Damien Bonnard, 105 min, PG-13

Jan. 18       Victoria & Abdul, starring Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, 112 min, PG-13

Jan. 25       American Made, starring Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, 115 min, R

Feb. 1         No Movie— A Taste of Durham

Feb. 8         Stronger, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, 116 min, R

Feb. 15       All Saints, starring John Corbett, Barry Corbin, 108 min, PG

Feb. 22       Marshall, starring Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, 118 min, PG-13