Fall 2018 Programs

Check out our exciting programs for Fall 2018! 

Some programs do require registration. Most program registration opens 8/31 for the month of September.

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


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: 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/19, 11/26.


6:30PM

Rainbow Magic Party!

Join Miss Alex for a Rainbow Magic Party! Dress in some fairy get up and create your own Rainbow Magic Fairy, plays games and do a fairy craft. Snacks will be served! Limit 15. Registration required. Registration opens 8/31. Grades K & up.

Monday 9/24 at 6:30 PM


6:30 PM

Graphic Novel Book Club 

Join Miss Alex for a monthly book club for Graphic Novels!

Children in grades 3-5 can meet one Monday of every month to discuss that month’s pick.

Please Register for each session. Limit 15. Copies of each title can be picked up at the library starting in September with Hilda and the Troll.

Register online below:

10/1- Hilda and the Troll by Luke Pearson

11/19- Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol

12/3- Wings of Fire: The Graphic Novel by Tui. T Sutherland


All Month 10/1-11/3

Halloween Scavenger Hunt

Find all the Halloween pictures hidden in the Children’s Department and turn in your sheet at the front desk for a small reward. All ages, drop-in, runs for the entire month! Play as many times as you like.


6:30 PM

Wand Making

Need a Witch or Wizard’s wand for your Halloween costume? Just want to make a magic wand? Join us to create your own personal wand! Registration required. Limit 12 each session. Registration opens 10/1.  Meets at 6:30 PM for grades 3-5 and at 7:30 PM for Teens.

Meets Monday 10/15 at 6:30PM & 7:30PM


6:30PM

Minecraft Potions

Brew Minecraft potions in real life! Kids in grades 3 and up are welcome to register for this fun Minecraft themed science activity. Registration required. Limit 12. Registration opens 10/1.

Monday 10/22 at 6:30PM

 


6:30 PM

Haunted Gingerbread Houses

Children in Kindergarten and up (with an adult) can visit the library to decorate a haunted gingerbread house! Space and supplies are limited. Registration required. Registration opens 10/1.

Meets Monday 10/29 at 6:30 PM


All Week ( 10/29-11/3)

Drop-in Halloween Craft

Drop-in to the children’s department to make a Halloween craft! All ages with an adult. Supplies are limited, first come first serve.


All week (13-17)

Fantastic Beasts Scavenger Hunt

Find all the beasts hidden in the  Children’s Department and turn in your sheet at the front desk for a small reward. All ages, drop-in, runs for the entire week! Play as many times as you like.


6:30 PM

Family Bingo Night

For all ages with an adult. Join us for a fun evening of snacks and prizes! Registration required. Registration opens 11/1/18.

Monday 11/26 at 6:30 PM


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: 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20, 11/27.


7 PM

Amulet Release Party

Join Miss Alex for an Amulet #8 Release Party! Celebrate Kazu Kibuishi’s beloved Amulet series  Play Amulet themed games and trivia! Snacks will be served! Limit 15. Registration required. Enter to win a copy of Amulet # 8, or to be one of the first people to check a copy out of the library! Registration opens 8/31. Grades 3 & up.

Tuesday 9/25 at 7 PM


Wednesdays


10:30 AM

Preschool Halloween Parade

Preschoolers( and younger siblings!) in costume can join us at the library for Halloween themed stories, songs, dancing, and a costume parade! Registration encouraged but not required!

Wednesday 10/24 at 10:30 AM


Wednesday 11/21 All Day

Thanksgiving Craft

Drop-in any time this Wednesday to make a Thanksgiving-themed craft located in the Children’s Department. Supplies are limited, first come first serve. For all ages with an adult.

Wednesday 11/21 All Day


Thursdays


6: 30 PM

Family Disney Trivia

Compete as a Family team in this Disney Trivia challenge!

Snacks will be served. Space is limited so please sign up your team.  Registration opens 8/31.

Thursday 9/13 at 6:30PM


4:30 PM

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 6 classes. Registration opens 9/13.

Meets: 10/4, 10/11, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15.

Thursdays at 4:30 PM


 6:30 PM

Crazy 8’s Math Club Grades 3-5

Kids in grades 3-5  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 6 classes. Registration opens 9/13.

Meets: 10/4, 10/11, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15


6:30 PM

Cocoa & Crafts

Kids in grades 3 and up can join Miss Alex Thursday evenings in the month of December to make some crafts and share some cocoa! Registration required, you will have an option to indicate which weeks you want to attend. Registration opens 11/15.

Meets: 11/29, 12/6, 12/20, 12/27.


Fridays


10: 30 AM

Toddler Art

Join Miss Alex to make some process art! Ages 2 and up only, please. Registration required.

9/14- Duplo Block Art registration opens 8/31

10/26- Salt Painting registration opens 10/2

Fridays at 10:30AM


Saturday


Saturday 12/1

Santa and Town Tree Lighting!

Visit with Santa in the Children’s Department on 12/1/18 from 2-3:30 PM!

Stick around for some fun holiday crafts and cookies. All supplies will be provided. Supplies limited.No need to register, just drop-in!

The town tree lighting will be at 4 PM.

Saturday 12/1 starting at 2PM


2 PM

Slime Saturday

No school? Make some slime this Saturday!

Registration required. Register online below. Grades K & up. Limit 10. Registration opens 12/01.

Meets Saturday 12/29 at 2 PM.


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