Youth Services Fall Programs!
All of our Fall programs will be on Zoom or outside depending on the weather.
Storytime, Tues. Sept. 21st at 10:30 am This week: Apples
Storytime, Thurs. Sept. 23rd at 10:30 am This week: Apples
Storytime, Tues. Sept. 28th at 10:30 am This week: Fall
Storytime, Thurs. Sept. 30th at 10:30 am This week: Fall
September Baby Lap-sit:
Baby Lap-sit, Weds. Sept. 22nd at 10:30 am
Baby Lap-sit Weds. Sept. 29th at 10:30 am
September STEAM Saturdays Activity to go:
STEAM Saturday, Sat. Sept. 25th This week: Build It!
STEAM Saturday, Sat. Oct. 2nd This week: Salt Painted Spider Webs!
September Calendar October Calendar
Virtual Monthly Youth Program Fall 2021
Monthly and Special programs Sept. & Oct. 2021
Register below !
Joint Virtual Library programs with the Durham, Lee and Madbury Libraries:
Mt. Kearsage Indian Museum Virtual Tour focusing on the Northeast Region! Sat. Sept. 18th at 10:30 am.
McAuliffe Shepard Virtual Stellarium visit! Sat. Oct. 16th at 10:30 am.
Monthly Youth Services Programs:
Virtual Raccoon Readers (2nd-4th grade book group), Tues. Oct. 5th 4-5 pm
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 on READsquared to join the Patch Club
Storywalk Book in the Rain Garden!
Come visit the Storywalk outside for our new story!
We have a fun summer storywalk book:
Wild Symphony by Dan Brown.
Enjoy this interactive, musical picture book. Click Here to see a video on the book!
Fun things to do at home!
Keep busy at home with some of our ideas!
Storytimes From Space!
Shark Storyhour on Facebook!
Author Read Alouds!
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!
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.
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!
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.