Event Calendar

Jan
19
Thu
Thursday Matinees
Jan 19 @ 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. 29:     London Has Fallen, starring Gerard Butler & Aaron Eckhart, 99 mins, R

Jan. 5:      The Shallows, starring Blake Lively, 87 mins., PG-13

Jan. 12:     The Nice Guys, starring Russell Crowe, 116 mins., R

Jan. 19:     Café Society, starring Steve Carell, 96 mins., PG-13

Jan. 26:     Florence Foster Jenkins, starring Meryl Streep, 110 mins., PG-13

Feb. 2:      The Magnificent Seven, starring Denzel Washington, 128 mins., PG-13

Feb. 9:      The Accountant, starring Ben Affleck, 128 mins., R

Feb. 16:     Sully, starring Tom Hanks, 96 mins., PG-13

Feb. 23:     Bridget Jones’s Baby, starring Renee Zellweger, 125 mins., R

Mar. 2:      Deepwater Horizon, starring Mark Wahlberg, 97 mins., PG-13

Mar. 9:      The Whole Truth, starring Keanu Reeves, 93 mins., R

Mar. 16:     The Light Between the Oceans, starring Allicia Vikander, 132 mins., PG-13

Mar. 23:     The Queen of Katwe, starring Lupita Nyong’o, 124  mins., PG

Mar. 30:     Girl on the Train, starring Emily Blunt, 112 mins., R

 

LEGO Robotics- Session 1
Jan 19 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
LEGO Robotics- Session 1

LEGO Robotics

Session 1 Thursdays 4:30-5:30pm

Ages 7 — 11 years. Build and program a simple robot using LEGO WeDo Robotics kits. (Please sign up for only one session per day.) Registration opens two weeks before each class. Limit 9.

To register, call the library at 860-349-9544 ext. 1 or visit the front desk.

1/12- Race Car OR Rover

1/19- Recycling Truck

1/26 – Robotic Arm

2/9- Forklift

2/16- Sea Cleaner

LEGO Robotics Session 2
Jan 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
LEGO Robotics Session 2

LEGO Robotics

Session 2 Thursdays 6:30- 7:30pm

Ages 7 — 11 years. Build and program a simple robot using LEGO WeDo Robotics kits. (Please sign up for only one session per day.) Registration opens two weeks before each class. Limit 9.

To register, call the library at 860-349-9544 ext. 1 or visit the front desk.

1/12- Race Car OR Rover

1/19- Recycling Truck

1/26 – Robotic Arm

2/9- Forklift

2/16- Sea Cleaner

Jan
20
Fri
Mini Masterpieces
Jan 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Mini Masterpieces

10:30 AM

Mini Masterpieces

Children ages 2 and up, with a parent or caregiver, can join Miss Alex on the last Friday of every month for an art themed storytime and lesson.

Registration required.

Limit 20. Please register for each session.

Registration for the next meeting opens after each session.

 To register, call the library at 860-349-9544 ext. 1 or visit the front desk.

Meets 1/20, 2/17, 3/31,

 

Teen Lounge
Jan 20 @ 2:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Teen Lounge

Teen Lounge will be open today from 2:15-5PM

Jan
21
Sat
STEAM Saturdays
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
STEAM Saturdays

Children ages 3 to 11 can join us for a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Math activity every Saturday at 2pm. Registration encouraged but not required. Registration opens 1/7 for the January sessions. 1/28 for February sessions. 2/25 for March sessions.   

Register Online Here for January.

You may also:

*Call the library at (860) 349-9544 ext 1

*Visit the library

*Contact Children’s Librarian Alex Klaus at aklaus@durhamlibrary.org.

Jan
23
Mon
Mother Goose Storytime
Jan 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Mother Goose Storytime

10:30AM

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.

Meets:

Winter :1/9, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13,

Spring: 2/27, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27, 4/3,

May Intersession : 5/1, 5/8, 5/22 ( In the Meeting Room)

Summer : 6/19, 6/26, 7/3, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31

Teen Lounge
Jan 23 @ 2:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Teen Lounge

Teen Lounge will be open today from 2:15-5PM

Gumball’s Coding Adventure
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Gumball's Coding Adventure

In this collaboration between Cartoon Network and CS First, students tell a story using the characters from “The Amazing World of Gumball.” This activity introduces students to computer science and the programming language Scratch.

It is open to students ages 10-13. Limit 8. Registration required. Registration opens 1/10.

To register, call the library at 860-349-9544 ext. 1 or visit the front desk.

Jan
24
Tue
Preschool Storytime
Jan 24 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
Preschool Storytime

Tuesdays at 10:15AM

Preschool Storytime

Join Miss Alex for developmentally relevant; stories, songs, and fingerplays.

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

Meets:

Winter: 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14.

Spring: 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4.

May Intersession:  5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 5/30. ( In the Meeting Room)

Summer: 6/20, 6/27, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1, 8/8.