Kids Winter 2020 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.


JANUARY SPECIAL EVENTS


Sushi Making Workshop

Monday, January 27 at 5:00 PM

Join Mary Perrino, a Registered Dietitian, and learn how to make sushi, spring rolls, and a dipping sauce!

Ages 6 -12. Space limited to 10.

Register Here.


FEBRUARY SPECIAL EVENTS


Mr. Gym Concert!

Saturday, February 1 at 3:00 PM

Join us to celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day with a fun and interactive concert that will have you on your feet!

All ages welcome!

Register Here.


Candy Making Workshop

Thursday, February 6 at 6:30 PM

Join Kim, of Kim’s Cottage Confections, to make some chocolates – just in time for Valentine’s Day!

Grades 3+. Space limited to 15.

Register Here.


Read to Rover

Monday, February 24, 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Bring a book and read one-on-one to Jackson, A Certified Therapy Dog!

Email Miss Lauren at lredfield@durhamlibrary.org for a timeslot for a 15 minute session to read to Jackson!


MONDAYS


Mother Goose Storytime

Mondays at 10:30 AM

Join Miss Diana for stories, songs, and more!

For children birth to age 2.5 years; Siblings welcome!

No need to register; just drop-in.

1/6, 1/13, 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/24, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/6.


Robo-Mondays

Monday, January 6, 13, and 27 at 6:00 PM

Join us to explore coding and robotics!

Week One: Dash and Dot Robots

Week Two: Ozobots

Week Three: Little Bits

Register Here.

1/6, 1/13, 1/27.


Rubik’s Cube Club

Mondays, February 3 and 10 at 6:00 PM

Learn to solve Rubik’s Cubes and see how many you can do!

All interest and skill levels welcome!

Grades K – 4.

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.

1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, 2/25, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31, 4/7.


Camp Crafts

Tuesday, February 18 at 1:00 PM

Join us to make some camp crafts and enjoy a bit of summer in the winter!

Grades K+.

Regsiter Here.


WEDNESDAYS


Musical Jamboree

Wednesdays, January 15 – 29

Come and explore music and musical instruments! We’ll move and explore all the different ways we can make music!

Ages 2.5+

Register Here.


No School Matinee: Dora and the Lost City of Gold

Wednesday, February 19 at 2:00 PM

Enjoy Dora’s live action adventure! Popcorn included!

Register Here.


THURSDAYS


Kids Yoga

Thursdays, February 6 – 27 at 10:30 AM

Join Miss Diana to practice some yoga moves! Both children and their adult caretakers will be able to participate.

Ages 2+ with caretaker; Siblings welcome, too!

Register Here. (Registration preferred, but not required.)


Cocoa & Crafts

Thursdays in January and February at 6:00 PM

Join us to make crafts and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate!

Grades 3+.

Register Here.

1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27.


SATURDAYS


Adaptive Stories and Songs

Saturday, February 22 at 11: 00 AM

Storytime with visual supports for children with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues, other developmental disabilities, and their typically developing peers.

If your child has difficulty sitting through one of our other storytimes, this program of stories, songs, and activities might be just what you are looking for!

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.