Durham Public Library

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Register Here for Winter/Spring Lego Club, and Art Club

Click on the links below to register your child

NO BUS AVAILABLE for any of our after school programs this year.


Art Club (1st-4th grade)

 Dates: April 10, 17, May 1, 8, 15

Time is 4:00-5:00 pm Wednesdays

Register Here for Art Club


Lego Club (K-4th Grade) 

Dates: April 11, 18, May 2, 9, 16

Time is: 4:00-5:00 pm Thursdays

Lego Club is currently full. 


Youth Services Programs!

Weekly Programming!

Weekly programs:

Pre-school Storytimes Tues. and Thurs. 10:30 am

Wiggles and Giggles (2 & under with care-giver)  Weds. 10:30 am

STEAM Saturdays Drop-in Programs Sat. 10:00 - 1:30 pm

Board Game Drop-In Program

Fridays 10:00 am-4:30 pm

April 2024 Calendar

May 2024 Calendar

Monthly and Special Programs

Raccoon Readers, and More!

Monthly Programs:

Raccoon Readers (2nd - 4th Grade) Book group. 

Tuesday May 7th, 4pm - 5pm

Monthly Pajama Storytime with ORPP (Oyster River Parents and Pre-Schoolers) and the Durham Library! Tuesday, April 16th 6pm-7pm 

This month:  Stuffed Animal Sleepover!  All are welcome!

Special Programs: 

Taylor Swift Party! Tuesday April 22nd, 4pm-5pm. Join us for bracelet making, snacks and good music! 


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 Beanstack to join the Patch Club


Storywalk Book in the Rain Garden!

Come visit the Storywalk outside for our new story!




Fun things to do at home!

Keep busy at home with some of our ideas!

Craft Ideas!

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!

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

Build reading forts.

Draw a map of your house and street.


School Vacation Weeks

Fun things to do during school vacation weeks

  •   Make-It, Take-It Crafts! All week in the Storytime/Craft Room!
  •   Special Performances for the whole family!




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.  Log your reading time, do some beading and win prizes.  There are fun programs to attend for all ages as well.