Winter Programs

Check out our exciting programs for 2018-2019! 

Some programs do require registration.

If you have any comments or question feel free to contact the Children’s Librarian, Alex Klaus at aklaus@durhamlibrary.org.


All January Long  1/2/19 -1/31

10:30am-Close

Make a Mitten

Design a mitten at the library. Then drop it off so we can hang it up and decorate the library for the winter. All ages with an adult. all supplies provided. supplies limited.


Mondays


10:30 AM

Mother Goose Storytime

Children birth to 2.5 years can join Miss Diana for stories and songs.No need to register, just drop-in. Siblings welcome!

Meets:  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.


 

5:30PM

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 upRegistration 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.

REGISTER HERE

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


6:30PM

Celebrate the world’s most SUPERLATIVE BIRDS with Author Leslie Bulion!

* Meet amazing birds
* Join the Arctic Tern sing-along
* create bird art, play games and more
Fun for readers AND bird-lovers of all ages!
 
Books available for purchase and signing!

Crazy 8’s Math Club Grades K-2. 

Kids in grades K-2 are welcome to put their math skills to the test in fun games, puzzles, and other activities in this relaxed after school club!

Registration required. Limit 12. You are registering for all 8 classes.

Meets: 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/1, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 4/30.

REGISTER HERE


Tuesdays


10: 15 AM

Preschool Storytime

Families with children ages 2.5 and up can join Miss Alex for developmentally relevant; stories, songs, and fingerplays. Sibling welcome! No need to register, just drop-in.

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


10AM & 2PM

LEGO Robotics

No school?  Ages 7 — 11 years can build and program a simple robot using LEGO WeDo Robotics kits. (Please sign up for only one session ) Registration required. Registration opens 2/2/19. Register online. Limit 9.

Meets: 2/19.


Wednesdays


7 PM

Kids Origami Night

Learn basic to intermediate origami designs!  No previous experience required. For kids ages 8 and up.  Space is limited to 8.  Registration begins Jan. 9. 

Meets: 1/23


Thursdays


6:30PM

Who Was? Book Club

Learn about a new famous person every month on the third Thursday! We will be using the popular Who Was Series. Open to grades 3 & up. Books may be picked up at the front desk starting in December. Registration required,  register online. REGISTER HERE.

2/21: Who was Jacqueline Kennedy?

3/28: Who was Marco Polo?

4/18: Who was  Kids Choice!

Meets: 1/17, 2/21, 3/28, 4/18.


6:30PM

LED Valentines

Make a Valentine guaranteed to make the recipients face light up! We will be crafting these cards using LEDs and button batteries! Open to grades 3& up. Registration required. Limit 10. Register online starting 1/18/19.

REGISTER HERE

Meets: 2/7.


5:30PM & 7:30PM

Candy Making

Join us for an evening of candy making! We will be experimenting with different molds and fillings. Registration required. Limit 12 each session. Open to children in grades K and up. Registration opens 1/18/19. Register online. Please register for only 1 session.

SESSION 1 -5:30PM-6:30PM

SESSION 2- 7:30PM-8:30PM

Meets: 2/14.


6:30PM

Movie Making

Grab your friend and create a silly youtube video at the library! We will be meeting for 4 sessions, we will create a concept, make a script, shoot the video, edit the video, and then premiere the video. Open to Grades 3 & up.  Limit 10. Registration opens 2/6/19.

Meets: 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21.


Fridays


10: 30 AM

Toddler Art

Join Miss Alex to make some process art! Ages 2 and up only, please. Registration required.Register online below. Limit 15.

2/15 at 10:30AM- Fingerpainting( registration opens 1/18)

3/29 at 10:30AM- Painted Branches( registration opens 3/1)

4/12 at 10:30AM– Cling Film Painting( registration opens 3/29)


3PM

LEGO Robotics

Out early?  Ages 7 — 11 years can build and program a simple robot using LEGO WeDo Robotics kits. Registration required. Registration opens 1/2/19. Register online. Limit 9.

REGISTER HERE

Meets: 1/18.


Saturdays

 


1PM 

The Science of Suds!

Get ready to think outside the bubble! Have some good clean fun exploring the captivating, colorful science of soap and water. Uncover the mysteries of bubbles’ shape, see what happens when you make bubbles with different gases, and push the limits of what suds can do. Who knows what we’ll put in a bubble next!

For children and families of all ages! Registration strongly encouraged.

Register online starting January 4th.

Register HERE



Our special programs and events are sponsored by PALS — The Public Association of Library Supporters.