Kids Fall 2019 Events

Some programs require registration, so please check each program listing.

If you have any questions or comments please reach out to Lauren Redfield at lredfield@durhamlibrary.org, or give us a call at 860-740-4096.


DECEMBER SPECIAL EVENTS


Winter Cooking for Kids

Thursday, December 6 from 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Join Mary Perrino, a Registered Nutritionist, to learn to cook some delicious winter snacks using seasonal ingredients!

Ages 6 -12. Register Here.


Teen Paint Night

Monday, December 16 at 6:30 PM

Follow along with Pam from Pam’s Picassos and learn to paint a fun, wintry scene! All supplies provided. You’ll bring home a finished canvas!

Register Here.


MONDAYS


Attitude of Gratitude

Mondays at 6 PM

Kids in Grades K-2 are invited to join us for activities to learn and share gratitude!

Registration required. Register Here.

11/4, 11/18, 11/25.


Family Bingo Night

Monday, December 5th from 5:30 – 7:00 PM

Join us for a family game night of Bingo! Enjoy refreshments and win some prizes! All ages welcome. Register Here.


No School Matinee: Happy Feet

Monday, December 23rd at 2:00 PM

Join us for a matinee of the animated movie Happy Feet. All ages welcome! Registration opens 11/1. Register Here.


TUESDAYS


Preschool Storytime

Tuesdays at 10:30 AM

Families with children ages 2.5 and up can join us at the library for developmentally relevant stories, songs, and fingerplays. Siblings welcome! No need to register, just drop-in.

9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 11/26.


Graphic Novel Bookclub: El Deafo

Tuesday, December 3rd at 6:30 PM

Come discuss Cece Bell’s graphic novel, El Deafo.

For ages 8 and up.


Snowflake Storytime

Tuesday, December 10th at 10:30 AM

Join Miss Lauren for some cozy stories and a snowflake craft.

No registration required!


WEDNESDAYS


Preschool Art Workshop

Wednesdays at 10:30 AM

Ages 2.5 & up with an adult

Based on the author of Press Here and Mix It Up, Herve Tullet’s art workshop series. Join us at the library to get creative with paint and music and friends!  Registration required. Registration opens September 3rd. Register Here.

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


Thanksgiving Craft

Wednesday, November 27th from 10:30 – 11:15 AM

Join us to make some Thanksgiving-themed crafts.

No registration required!


Dinosaur Party

Wednesday, December 11th at 6:30 PM

Make dinosaur crafts at a special dinosaur storytime!

For all ages: 5 and under with an adult. Register Here.


THURSDAYS


Attitude of Gratitude

Thursdays at 6:30 PM

Kids in grades 3+ are invited to join us for activities to learn and share gratitude! Registration required. Register Here.

11/7, 11/14, 11/21.


Solstice Storytime

Thursday, December 19 at 6:30 PM

Join Miss Lauren for wintertime stories and an activity!

Register Here.


SATURDAYS


A Visit With Santa

Saturday, December 7 from 2:00 – 3:30 PM

Visit with Santa, make a holiday craft, enjoy some cocoa, and then attend the Tree Lighting on the Green at 4:00!

No registration required.


Ornament Making

Saturday, December 14 at 11 AM

Join us to make a variety of ornaments for the holiday season!

Ages 5+. Register Here.


Scavenger Hunts 

A new one each month!

Find all the images hidden in the Children’s Department each month. Turn in your completed sheet for a small surprise at the checkout desk. Play as many times as you’d like all month long. Open to all ages with an adult.


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