Crowd favorite Fish the Magish returned to the main library this afternoon to perform for a packed house of children and families.
Part comedian, part teacher, and part magician, Fish has been a perennial favorite the the Summer Learning program.
Looking for more indoor fun during hot summer vacation days? Check out these events (unless otherwise noted, all events are at the main branch on Margaret in Hillsborough). More events and full details can be found on the library website.
Tomorrow: July 13th: 4:00. Explore the world of Ozobot Robots in this fun hands-on program. Rising 4th-6thgraders. (Call to register: 919-245-2532)
Saturday, July 15th: Computer Class: Online Shopping: at the Cybrary: 10:00-11:30: This class covers important security and privacy issues that you should be aware of when making purchases online. It includes helpful tips for evaluating website security and keeping your identity safe. In this class, you will also learn the basics of Internet shopping, including online stores, auctions, and classifieds. *If you do not have prior experience using the Internet, it is suggested that you attend the Internet Basics class first.
Saturday, July 15th: Storytime at the Carrboro Branch: 10:30: Children and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 30-minute interactive program with books, songs, and movement to nurture pre-reading skills. Afterward, stick around for a 30-minute stay-and-play with toys and games.
Saturday, July 15th: Saturday Storytime: 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Children, walkers to age 5 and their caregivers, are invited to participate in a 30-minute interactive program with books, songs, and movement to nurture pre-reading skills. (30-minute Stay and Play follows this storytime.)
Saturday, July 15th: Saturday Storytime: 1:00. Every third Saturday of the month, come and join the Dungeons & Dragons group for some awesome fantasy storytelling and action-packed game play! Anyone aged 16 and up is welcome to join the game or watch and learn about D&D.
Sunday: July 16th: 2:00: Be our guest on Sunday, July 16th at 2pm for a showing of the newest Beauty and the Beast film! Popcorn will be provided.
Monday: July 17th: 11:00 – 11:20 a.m.: Baby Lapsit Storytime: Babies and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 20-minute lapsit program that incorporates age-appropriate books, rhymes, music and movement. Main Library.
Monday: July 17th: 4:00: Set sail with us on a thrilling action-packed adventure about a crew of quirky pirates marooned on a desert island. Throughout the story, volunteers from the audience will help us explore the incredible science behind clouds, combustion, air pressure, scientific variables and more! Do not miss this refreshing nautical tale with a twist! All ages welcome.
Tuesday: July 18th: 10:00: Children from walkers to age 3 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 25-minute interactive program that incorporates age-appropriate books, rhymes, music, and movement. (30-minute Stay and Play follows this storytime.)
Tuesday: July 18th: 4:00: In this weekly program, we combine books that will spark your imagination along with a variety of STEAM-based activities to foster creativity, critical thinking and problem solving skills. If you like to learn new things, make new friends, and have a fun time at the library, this is the program for you! Grades K-3
Wednesday: July 19th: Preschool Storytime: 10:00 – 10:30 a.m.: Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 30-minute interactive program with books, songs, and movement to nurture pre-reading skills. (30-minute Stay and Play follows this storytime.)
Wednesday: July 19th: 6:00: Documentary Film Screening: The Oscar-nominated documentary “13th” by filmmaker Ava DuVernay explores the relationship of the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution to mass incarceration in the US with respect to racial inequality. Run time:100 minutes. Light refreshment will be provided. This film may not be suitable for children under 13 years old.
Thursday: July 20th: 4:00: Scratch Club: Familiar with Scratch? Working on a project? Need some new ideas? Come to our Scratch Club to learn more about Scratch while working on your own project. Rising Grades 4-6 Call 919-245-2532 to register.
Free, fun, and fabulous. Come see what our libraries have to offer you!