Durham Public Library


  Catalog     Website  
Durham Public Library

  Catalog     Website  

Youth Services Programs!

Register below!

Storytime and Baby Lap-sit will be upstairs in the community room.  Space is limited and registration required.

Register below!

January Storytimes:  Upstairs in the Community room

Storytime, Tues.    Jan.   25th at 10:30 am    This week:   Opposites

Storytime, Thurs.   Jan.  27th at 10:30 am    This week:   Opposites

January Baby Lap-sit: Upstairs in the Community room

Baby Lap-sit  Weds. Jan. 26th at 10:30 am

January STEAM Saturdays Take Home Bag

STEAM Saturday, Jan. 29th - Winter Ice Lantern

February Storytimes:  Upstairs in the Community room

Storytime, Tues.    Feb. 1st at 10:30 am    This week:  Shadows and Shapes

Storytime, Thurs.   Feb. 3rd at 10:30 am    This week:  Shadows and Shapes

Storytime, Tues.    Feb. 8th at 10:30 am     This week:   Olympics

Storytime, Thurs.   Feb. 10th at 10:30 am    This week:  Olympics

Storytime, Tues.    Feb. 15th at 10:30 am    This week:  Hugs and Kisses

Storytime, Thurs.   Feb. 17th at 10:30 am    This week:  Hugs and Kisses

February Baby Lap-sit: Upstairs in the Community room

Baby Lap-sit  Weds. Feb. 2nd at 10:30 am

Baby Lap-sit  Weds. Feb. 9th at 10:30 am

Baby Lap-sit  Weds. Feb. 16th at 10:30 am

February STEAM Saturdays Take Home Bag

STEAM Saturday, Feb. 5th - Coffee Filter Heart Art

STEAM Saturday, Feb. 12th - Flying Cupid Balloon Rocket Launcher

STEAM Saturday, Feb. 19th - Heart Catapult

School vacation week craft to go!

Take-It-Make-It Vacation Craft Mon., Feb. 21st through Sat., Feb. 26th - Make a super-hero mask!

   January Calender February Calendar  March Calendar

 


Virtual Monthly Youth Programs!

Monthly and Special programs

Register below !

Monthly Youth Services Programs:

Zoom Raccoon Readers (2nd-4th grade book group), Tues. Feb.1st 4-5 pm

This month's book is The Library of Ever by Zeno Alexander

 

 


Join the Patch Program!

Earn patches and a fun library bag for reading!

  • Earn patches and a tote bag for hours that you read! 
  • This program runs from September to May and is open to children ages 0 to 8th grade.
  • The Patch Program is generously sponsored by The Friends of the Durham Public Library.
  • Register Here starting Jan. 4th on Beanstack to join the Patch Club

Storywalk Book in the Rain Garden!

Come visit the Storywalk outside for our new story!

We have a fun winter storywalk book: 

The Mitten by Jan Brett

 

 

 

 

 

 


Fun things to do at home!

Keep busy at home with some of our ideas!

Storytimes!

Storytimes From Space!

Storyline Online!

Shark Storyhour on Facebook!

Author Read Alouds!

Craft Ideas!

Make a Hand-print Leprechaun!

Make a toilet paper roll butterfly!

Paint with your matchbox cars on a piece of paper!

Paint a rainbow with corks, cotton balls, q-tips, sponges!

Paint to music.  Change the music and paint again!

Look in a mirror and paint a self-portrait!

Fun Websites!

Things to do with a busy toddler!

Travel to Yellowstone National Park!

Visit the San Diego Zoo!

Lego Build Challenges!

Build a lego marble maze. 

Build a lego boat and test to see if it floats in your sink or bathtub.

Build your name in Legos.

Build a lego car and test it on a ramp.

Build a lego contraption that can hold 3 books.

Build a lego catapult and test with pom poms or marshmallows.

STEAM Fun!

Build with toothpicks and marshmallows.

Make home-made playdough.

Make a yarn maze at home and try to get through it.

Build reading forts.

Draw a map of your house and street.

NASA Kids Club!


Summer Reading!

A 5-week reading program that runs from the end of June through July!

 

  • Our summer reading program runs for 5 weeks (end of June through July) and has a different theme each year.  Upon registering for this program, you will receive a great goody bag and a reading log/bingo card.  Log your reading time, do fun bingo card activities and do some beading and win prizes.  There are fun programs to attend for all ages as well.