Event Calendar

Dec
26
Wed
Drop-in Snowflake Craft
Dec 26 2018 @ 10:30 am – Jan 5 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Drop-in Snowflake Craft

All Week (12/26-1/05) 10:30 AM to Close

Drop-in Snowflake Craft

Drop into the children’s department any time these weeks to make a snowflake craft. Supplies are limited, first come first serve. All ages with an adult.

Jan
2
Wed
Make A Mitten
Jan 2 – Jan 31 all-day
Make A Mitten

1/1/19-1/31/19: 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.

Feb
2
Sat
Take Your Child To The Library Day
Feb 2 all-day
Take Your Child To The Library Day

Join Miss Alex to celebrate your local library today!

We will have kid-friendly crafts, games, and more all day long!

Check out a book and a get a chance to win a Kindle Fire!

Participate in an all-ages scavenger hunt in the Children’s Department.

Make some bunny ears and tell us why you love your library.

No need to register, just drop in!

The CT Science center will also be presenting the Science of Suds for families with children of all ages at 1pm.

REGISTER HERE

THE SCIENCE OF SUDS!
Feb 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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.

Presented by the CT Science Center!

Mar
3
Sun
Fore! Minigolf Adventure
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

PALS: The Friends of the Durham Public Library will be hosting a new and exciting library fundraiser this year — minigolf in the Library! The whole Library will be turned into a fun and festive minigolf course for your golfing pleasure.

Sunday, March 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.: Family Day

Tickets are $5 per person for ages 5 and up or a max of $20 for a family. Children 4 and under are free. Ticket includes minigolf, snacks, and crafts. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Note: There are no tee times; drop in any time between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Purchase tickets in person at the Durham Public Library or click here to purchase online.

Tickets will be available at the door.

Mar
4
Mon
SUPERLATIVE BIRDS with Author Leslie Bulion!
Mar 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
SUPERLATIVE BIRDS with Author Leslie Bulion!
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!

Mar
26
Tue
NUTMEG AT NIGHT!
Mar 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Nutmeg at Night Trivia

Takes place at the Durham Public Library

*Compete in Teams to answer trivia questions on all 10 books*

*Make your own teams!*

*Audience members can act as “lifelines!”*

Bring the whole family!
6:00-7: 00 pm Grades 4-6
7:00-8:00pm Teen Teams (grades 7-12) and Adult Teams
Register at Memorial School, Durham Library, or Levi  E. Coe Library

Mar
30
Sat
Game Night Gone Wrong Escape Room – Family Session
Mar 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Oh no! Game Night’s gone wrong! Find the clues and solve the puzzles to complete your mission and find the missing game pieces to unlock the answers to the ultimate Game Night Adventure!  This session is for ages 10 and up with an adult.

Space is limited; registration required. Please arrive 10 minutes early.

 

Registration will open on March 1st.

Apr
15
Mon
Drop-in Crafts April Vacation Week
Apr 15 – Apr 20 all-day

Drop-in Crafts April Vacation Week: 4/15-4/20 10:30 AM-Close

All ages with an adult. Supplies limited.

Apr
20
Sat
Egg Dying
Apr 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

2PM

Egg Dying

Bring your own eggs! All ages family activity. Registration encouraged, but not required. Registration opens March 20th. Space is limited.

Meets: 4/20