Youth Services Fall Programs

For Kids from birth to Grade 5

More programs are coming soon, check the library’s calendar.



Fall Storytime Kit.

A kit designed for parents and young children in accompaniment with the Durham Public Library online storytimes on YouTube with Miss Diana.

These kits contain:

  • A shaker
  • A scarf
  • A book to keep
  • Bubbles
  • An early literacy calendar with book, activity, song & rhyme suggestions

For children not yet in Kindergarten and their caregivers. Registration required. Register using the library’s online calendar. Limit 24. 

Pick up Starting September 14th. REGISTER HERE



Small Scientists: Pre-K 

 Have fun and help your child explore the world around them. Register for a new experiment for your scientist each month. Designed for children ages 2 to 5 and not yet in Kindergarten. Limit 12. Registration opens 2 weeks before each pick up date. Register using the library’s online calendar. 

Pick up 10/19, 11/16, 12/14.

REGISTER HERE STARTING 10/5 FOR OCTOBER’S KIT

REGISTER HERE STARTING 11/2 FOR NOVEMBER’S KIT

REGISTER HERE STARTING 11/30 FOR DECEMBER’S KIT



Art Start Ages 2-5

Have a pint-sized Picasso on your hands? Register for our Art Start Kit for an art project for your toddler or preschooler aged 2-5 and not yet in Kindergarten. Sign-up every month for a new project! Limit 12. Registration opens 2 weeks before each pick up date. Register using the library’s online calendar or the links below.

Pick-up 10/20, 11/17, 12/15.

REGISTER HERE STARTING 10/6 FOR OCTOBER’S KIT

REGISTER HERE STARTING 11/3 FOR NOVEMBER’S KIT

REGISTER HERE STARTING 12/1 FOR DECEMBER’S KIT



Full STE(A)M Ahead Grades K-2

A monthly Science, Technology, Engineering, or  Math activity. For children in Grades K-2 only please. Register each month for a new activity! Limit 12. Registration opens 2 weeks before each pick up date. Register using the library’s online calendar.

Pick up 10/5, 11/2, 11/30. 

 REGISTER HERE STARTING 9/21 FOR OCTOBER’S KIT

REGISTER HERE STARTING 10/19 FOR NOVEMBER’S KIT

REGISTER HERE STARTING 11/16 FOR DECEMBER’S KIT



Full STE(A)M Ahead Grades 3-5

A monthly Science, Technology, Engineering, or  Math activity. For children in Grades 3-5 only please. Register each month for a new activity! Limit 12. Registration opens 2 weeks before each pick up date. Register using the library’s online calendar.

Pick up 10/5, 11/2, 11/30. 

 REGISTER HERE STARTING 9/21 FOR OCTOBER’S KIT

REGISTER HERE STARTING 10/19 FOR NOVEMBER’S KIT

REGISTER HERE STARTING 11/16 FOR DECEMBER’S KIT





Artists Only Grades K-2

Artistic? Looking to practice your skills or try something new? Register every month for a new project with our Artists Only Kits. Limit 12.  Registration opens 2 weeks before each pick up date. Register using the library’s online calendar. 

Pick-up 10/6, 11/3, 12/1.

REGISTER HERE STARTING 9/22 FOR OCOTBER’S KIT 

REGISTER HERE STARTING 10/20 FOR NOVEMBER’S KIT

REGISTER HERE STARTING 11/17 FOR DECEMBER’S KIT



Artists Only Grades 3-5

Artistic? Looking to practice your skills or try something new? Register every month for a new project with our Artists Only Kits. Limit 12.  Registration opens 2 weeks before each pick up date. Register using the library’s online calendar. 

Pick-up 10/6, 11/3, 12/1.

REGISTER HERE STARTING 9/22 FOR OCOTBER’S KIT 

REGISTER HERE STARTING 10/20 FOR NOVEMBER’S KIT

REGISTER HERE STARTING 11/17 FOR DECEMBER’S KIT



Seasonal Surprise Craft Grab Bags

Pick Up Dates starting:10/25, 11/22, 12/20.

Stop by the library and day this week and take home a Season Surprise Grab Bag.

Filled with crafts stickers, bookmarks and other surprises to celebrate each season.

Recommended for ages 3-8.

No registration required, supplies limited. First come, first serve.

Questions about Youth programs? Reach out!
Alex Klaus, Head of Youth Services, aklaus@durhamlibrary.org