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Children’s Programs

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Slime Saturdays: Summer Edition: 8/25 at 2 PM

Graphic Novel Book Clubs Fall 2018

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

Teen Programs

Ongoing Programs and Monthly Clubs

Otaku Club (Tues., 9/4, 7 – 8 PM)

Make friends and watch some anime with us in Otaku Club!  Snacks and refreshments are provided.

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

Unplugged Fridays (Every Other Friday, 3 – 4:30 PM)

Join us for drop-in tabletop gaming after school!  Bring friends and games.

No registration required.  For teens in grades 6 and up.  Next meeting: 8/10 & 8/24


Teen Books & Buzz (Tues., 8/21,  7 -8 PM)

At Teens Books & Buzz we discuss the most popular and interesting reads paired with an activity.  For our August book club, pick a Nutmeg nominee (past or present) to discuss.  Also: Win books for prizes for young adult literature trivia!

No registration required.  For teens entering into grades 6 and up.  Nutmeg Nominees are available at the library.



Shibori Tie Dye (Weds., Aug 22, 2 – 3 PM)

Make tie dye in a Japanese technique called shibori.  T-shirts, clothes, and tote bags will be provided but feel free to bring your own!

Please wear old clothing in case of stains.

For teens entering into grades 6 and up.  Space is limited to 12.  Click here to register.


Adult Programs


The Great American Folk Song Revival with Caroline Doctorow — Monday, August 20 at 7:00 p.m.

Singer-songwriter Caroline Doctorow presents a tribute to songwriters of the ‘60s that includes the work of Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Tom Paxton, Donovan, Richard and Mimi Fariña, Pete Seeger and John Hartford. She will also perform some of her original compositions and discuss the songwriting process.  The program offers a unique perspective on a significant period in our country’s musical history. Come prepared to sing along to the songs of the ’60s!

Registration suggested but not required. Click here to register.

Blacklettering Calligraphy  – Wednesday,  August 22 at 7 – 8:30 PM

Come learn blackletter calligraphy which is also known as the Gothic style! It is a classic, dramatic, lettering style and a great way to introduce yourself to the broad edge nib. Calligrapher, Debby Reelitz, will guide you through the basics and provide you with writing tools and paper to create your own dramatic Gothic letters.

Space is limited to 12. For adults and teens!  Click here to register.

 Library Programs Funded by PALS: Friends of the Durham Public Library