Winter Intersession Programs 2017

Join us for some seasonal fun for the end of  November and the whole month of  December!

Thanksgiving Craft

Wednesday 11/22 from 2:30-3:30PM

Families with children of all ages can drop-in anytime between 2:30 PM and 3:30 PM on November 22nd to make a seasonal craft with Miss Alex.

No need to register, just drop-in!

Play Dough Kitchen 

Saturday 11/25  2-3PM

Come create with Playdoh homemade just for you! Make a masterpiece and we’ll put it on display!

For all ages with an adult.  Registration begins Nov. 10. REGISTER HERE

Rainbow Magic Book Club

Mondays; 11/27, 12/18 at 6:30PM 

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. 

Register online below:

11/27 Michelle The Winter Wonderland Fairy

12/18  *Reader’s Choice* – Pick your favorite book and be prepared to share it with the group!

Copies of each book can be found at the front desk of the library .

Emoji Scavenger Hunt

12/4/17-1/5/18 10:30AM to Close

Visit the Children’s Department to see if you can find all the emoji pictures
hidden around the kids’ area! Then take your completed scavenger hunt sheet to the checkout desk for a prize!

Play as many times as you’d want all month long!


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.

Silly Songs, Santa, Tree Lighting 

Saturday 12/2

Holiday Silly Song Sing-A-Long  Saturday 12/2 at 1:30PM

As part of the Durham tree lighting events, the library will be offering Edward Leonard’s Holiday Silly Song Sing-Along. The program will include songs, musical games, dance, and rhythms. Edward Leonard will be leading this fun performance with accompaniment on guitar, drums, and maracas.

Registration encouraged but NOT Required!


Visit with Santa & Town Tree Lighting   Saturday 12/2 from 2:00-4:00PM

Visit with Santa from 2:00-3:30 PM in the Children’s Department, do some crafts, and have a small snack!  Then at 4PM head over to the Town Green for the Tree Lighting.


Super Powered Book Club 

Kids in Kindergarten and up can join Miss Alex for a superhero-themed book club!
Please Register for each session. Limit 15.

Registration opens the day of the previous session. Registration for the 10/16 session will open 9/29.

Register online below:

12/4 Captain Awesome by Stan Kirby

Copies of each book can be found at the front desk of the library starting in October.

Twinkle Toes Toddler Dance Program 

Tuesdays 12/5 & 12/19 at 10:30AM

Babies and toddlers on the move!
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. Register for one or both sessions , REGISTER HERE


12/5 at 4:15PM

Children ages 5 and up can drop into the library for LEGO free play!

Siblings welcome, I have larger blocks for them!

Meets the first Tuesday of every month.

Holiday Craft 

Wednesday 12/6/17 at 3pm!

Children of all ages with an adult can drop-into the library for a festive craft!
Registration not required. Supplies limited.

Cocoa & Crafts

Thursdays 12/7, 12/14, 12/21, 12/28 at 6:30PM

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. Registration opens 11/27/17.

Graphic Novel Book Club

Mondays  11/20, 12/11 at 6:30PM 

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.

Registration required. Register online below:

November’s pick is Newsprints by Ru Xu

December’s Pick is Poseidon: Earth Shaker by George O’Connor
Copies can be picked up at the front desk.


Salt Dough Lab

Tuesday  12/12 at 10:30AM

Calling all ages with an adult!
Join Miss Alex to experiment with salt dough.
( makes a great ornament!)

Register below. Registration opens 11/27

Slime Saturdays

Meets Saturday 12/16  at 2PM

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

Registration opens 12/1.

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.