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Dads Playgroup

Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 9:00am - 10:30am
Main Meeting Room at Main Library in Hillsborough
Age Group:
Young Child
Event Details:

Bring your babies and toddlers to a playgroup where you and your little one can play and meet new people.  This playgroup is designed for kids under age five and especially ge

Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Young Child
Event Details:
Bring your babies and toddlers to a playgroup where you and your little one can play and meet new people.  This playgroup is designed for kids under age five and especially geared for Dads, Grandpas, Uncles, and male caregivers but anyone intere...
This event is in the "High School" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sew Together

Sunday, April 14, 2024 at 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Meeting Room at Main Library in Hillsborough
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
High School, Adults
Event Details:

Join us for an afternoon of sewing. Bring your sewing machine and your current project. Or use our space to spread out for cutting patterns or to enjoy the company of other sewists

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Required
Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: High School, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Join us for an afternoon of sewing. Bring your sewing machine and your current project. Or use our space to spread out for cutting patterns or to enjoy the company of other sewists while you catch up on some hand-stitching. While it's not a class, th...
This event is in the "Young Child" group.

Baby Lapsit

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Meeting Room at Main Library in Hillsborough
Program Type:
Recurring, Storytime
Age Group:
Young Child
Event Details:

Babies from age 0 to walkers are invited with their caregivers to participate in a 20-minute lapsit program that incorporates age-appropriate books, rhymes, music, and movement. A

Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Young Child
Program Type: Recurring, Storytime
Event Details:
Babies from age 0 to walkers are invited with their caregivers to participate in a 20-minute lapsit program that incorporates age-appropriate books, rhymes, music, and movement. A 30-minute Stay and Play follows storytime.  Registration is ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Earth Friendly Burial Options - Hillsborough Climate Challenge

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Meeting Room at Main Library in Hillsborough
Program Type:
Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone
Event Details:

Even burial options can be more sustainable and support efforts to counteract climate change. At this talk at the Orange County Public Library, learn about Earth-Friendly burials f

Register
Required
Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 42
Event Details:
Even burial options can be more sustainable and support efforts to counteract climate change. At this talk at the Orange County Public Library, learn about Earth-Friendly burials from Bluestem Cemetery and Endswell Cremation. This event is free ...
This event is in the "Young Child" group.

WonderKids - Explore Caves!

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Main Meeting Room at Main Library in Hillsborough
Program Type:
Recurring
Age Group:
Young Child
Event Details:

Join us for a monthly program for older preschoolers.  Each month we will read a story together and then explore the book further through an activity.  This month we will

Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Young Child
Program Type: Recurring
Event Details:
Join us for a monthly program for older preschoolers.  Each month we will read a story together and then explore the book further through an activity.  This month we will explore the underground world of caves!  For children ages 4 &am...
This event is in the "Young Child" group.

Storytime at the Park

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Offsite
Program Type:
Recurring, Storytime
Age Group:
Young Child
Event Details:

Join us for songs and stories at the Farmers' Market Pavilion in downtown Hillsborough, 140 E. Margaret Lane.  Children from walkers to age 5 and their caregivers are inv

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Young Child
Program Type: Recurring, Storytime
Event Details:
Join us for songs and stories at the Farmers' Market Pavilion in downtown Hillsborough, 140 E. Margaret Lane.  Children from walkers to age 5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 25-minute interactive program that incorporat...
This event is in the "3rd - 5th Grade" group.

Kids Discover-Plastic Canvas Art

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Main Meeting Room at Main Library in Hillsborough
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Recurring, Workshop & Classes
Age Group:
3rd - 5th Grade
Event Details:

Join us as we discover the art of plastic canvas.  We will use yarn and different shapes of canvas to create colorful artwork.  

Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: 3rd - 5th Grade
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Recurring, Workshop & Classes
Event Details:
Join us as we discover the art of plastic canvas.  We will use yarn and different shapes of canvas to create colorful artwork.   ...

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Age Range Info

Information About Age Ranges

While the library's family programs are open to all ages, other programs in youth services are designed for a specific age or grade range. Establishing age and grade ranges allows us to plan programs that are appropriate for each range of child development, maintain quality in our programming, and promote fairness to all. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Beth Hawkey, youth services supervisor.

Caregivers Remain at the Library

Children will participate in this program independently from their caregivers, however, if a child is under the age of 10 the caregiver will need to remain inside the library for the duration of the program.

Photos at events

Photos may be taken at this event and used on the library's website and social media and in other promotional pieces. Please let program staff know if you do not want pictures taken of you or your family.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Climate Talk with Dr. Ashley Ward - Hillsborough Climate Challenge

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Main Meeting Room at Main Library in Hillsborough
Program Type:
Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone
Event Details:

Dr. Ashley Ward, Director of the Heat Policy Innovation Hub with the Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment and Sustainability, will guide us through aspects of climate policy

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Required
Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 47
Event Details:
Dr. Ashley Ward, Director of the Heat Policy Innovation Hub with the Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment and Sustainability, will guide us through aspects of climate policy and resilience in this talk, “Charting the Climate Policy Landscape: R...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Computer Workshop Series: Drop-In Tech Help

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:15pm
Cybrary in Carrboro
Program Type:
Technology Program, Workshop & Classes
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone
Event Details:

Tech learning is coming back to the Cybrary this spring. We're alternating free computer workshops with drop-in tech help sessions on Wednesday morning with the help of the UNC Sch

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Required
Library Branch: Cybrary in Carrboro
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Technology Program, Workshop & Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Tech learning is coming back to the Cybrary this spring. We're alternating free computer workshops with drop-in tech help sessions on Wednesday morning with the help of the UNC School of Information and Library Science. Registration for drop-in te...
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Cupcake Decorating, Grades 6-12

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Main Meeting Room at Main Library in Hillsborough
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Middle School, High School
Event Details:

Join us for our cupcake decorating challenge. What fun designs can you create? Moved to the 1st floor meeting room.  If you can't make it at the start time of the event, fe

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Required
Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Join us for our cupcake decorating challenge. What fun designs can you create? Moved to the 1st floor meeting room.  If you can't make it at the start time of the event, feel free to drop in when you can.  Registration is encouraged, ...

Disclaimer(s)

Age Range Info

Information About Age Ranges

While the library's family programs are open to all ages, other programs in youth services are designed for a specific age or grade range. Establishing age and grade ranges allows us to plan programs that are appropriate for each range of child development, maintain quality in our programming, and promote fairness to all. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Beth Hawkey, youth services supervisor.

Photos at events

Photos may be taken at this event and used on the library's website and social media and in other promotional pieces. Please let program staff know if you do not want pictures taken of you or your family.

Parent-Free Event

This program is designed for youth participants to attend unaccompanied. Please make arrangements to drop-off and pick-up participants 5-10 minutes before a program ends.

This event is in the "High School" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Hillsborough Climate Challenge Book Discussion via Zoom

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Online Event
Age Group:
High School, Adults
Event Details:

Join the book discussion on The Future We Choose: The Stubborn Optimist’s Guide to the Climate Crisis which takes place April 17th from 7-8:30pm EDT via Zoom. T

Virtual Event
Library Branch: Online Event
Age Group: High School, Adults
Event Details:
Join the book discussion on The Future We Choose: The Stubborn Optimist’s Guide to the Climate Crisis which takes place April 17th from 7-8:30pm EDT via Zoom. The Future We Choose, authored by two of the leaders behind the 2015 Pa...
This event is in the "High School" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Authors Series: Xochitl Gonzalez

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Online Event
Program Type:
Author Events
Age Group:
High School, Adults
Event Details:

Virtual Authors Series: Xochitl Gonzalez | Wednesday, April 17th at 8:00 PM EDT | For Adults A Literary Examination of Power, Love, and Art with Xochitl Gonzalez, New

Virtual Event
Library Branch: Online Event
Age Group: High School, Adults
Program Type: Author Events
Event Details:
Virtual Authors Series: Xochitl Gonzalez | Wednesday, April 17th at 8:00 PM EDT | For Adults A Literary Examination of Power, Love, and Art with Xochitl Gonzalez, New York Times bestselling author of Olga Dies Dreaming and Anita de Monte...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Young Child" group.

Cybrary Storytime

Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Cybrary in Carrboro
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Families, Young Child
Event Details:

Join us for songs and stories at the Century Center (Room 2-3) in downtown Carrboro! Recommended for children 0–4 years. ¡Únase a nosotros para escuchar canciones e historias en

Library Branch: Cybrary in Carrboro
Age Group: Families, Young Child
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join us for songs and stories at the Century Center (Room 2-3) in downtown Carrboro! Recommended for children 0–4 years. ¡Únase a nosotros para escuchar canciones e historias en el Century Center (Sala 2-3) en el centro de Carrboro! Recomendado pa...

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Age Range Info

Information About Age Ranges

While the library's family programs are open to all ages, other programs in youth services are designed for a specific age or grade range. Establishing age and grade ranges allows us to plan programs that are appropriate for each range of child development, maintain quality in our programming, and promote fairness to all. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Beth Hawkey, youth services supervisor.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Financial Brunch

Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:30pm
Main Meeting Room at Main Library in Hillsborough
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

On Third Thursdays this spring, stop by the Main Library in Hillsborough to sip a (non-alcoholic) mimosa, enjoy a light brunch, and pick up tips about managing your finances in a c

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Required
Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
On Third Thursdays this spring, stop by the Main Library in Hillsborough to sip a (non-alcoholic) mimosa, enjoy a light brunch, and pick up tips about managing your finances in a casual, non-intimidating setting. Leading the discussion will be Demarc...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Lunch & Learn Climate Discussion - Hillsborough Climate Challenge

Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Main Library in Hillsborough
Program Type:
Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults, Everyone
Event Details:

Bring your lunch, earth saving ideas, and product recommendations to share at the Orange County Public Library! Join us upstairs in the living room area as we discuss our successes

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Required
Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 38
Event Details:
Bring your lunch, earth saving ideas, and product recommendations to share at the Orange County Public Library! Join us upstairs in the living room area as we discuss our successes, challenges, and solutions we all face while trying to "Go Green." Th...
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Teen Room Open Play Video Games, Grades 6-12

Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Teen Room at Main Library in Hillsborough
Program Type:
Games & Trivia
Age Group:
Middle School, High School
Event Details:

Hey Teens! Thursday afternoons, you are invited to play our Nintendo Switch at the library. All games are provided. Located in the 2nd floor Teen Room. To play, starting

Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Games & Trivia
Event Details:
Hey Teens! Thursday afternoons, you are invited to play our Nintendo Switch at the library. All games are provided. Located in the 2nd floor Teen Room. To play, starting at 3pm stop by the desk upstairs to sign up for a time slot and sign ...

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Age Range Info

Information About Age Ranges

While the library's family programs are open to all ages, other programs in youth services are designed for a specific age or grade range. Establishing age and grade ranges allows us to plan programs that are appropriate for each range of child development, maintain quality in our programming, and promote fairness to all. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Beth Hawkey, youth services supervisor.

This event is in the "K - 2nd Grade" group.

Building Buddies

Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Main Meeting Room at Main Library in Hillsborough
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
K - 2nd Grade
Event Details:

Join us at the Main Library for Building Buddies! We will listen to stories, build with LEGOs from a surprise challenge, and talk about our creations with friends. This

Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: K - 2nd Grade
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Join us at the Main Library for Building Buddies! We will listen to stories, build with LEGOs from a surprise challenge, and talk about our creations with friends. This program is for children currently in grades K-2nd. No registration ...

Disclaimer(s)

Age Range Info

Information About Age Ranges

While the library's family programs are open to all ages, other programs in youth services are designed for a specific age or grade range. Establishing age and grade ranges allows us to plan programs that are appropriate for each range of child development, maintain quality in our programming, and promote fairness to all. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Beth Hawkey, youth services supervisor.

Caregivers Remain at the Library

Children will participate in this program independently from their caregivers, however, if a child is under the age of 10 the caregiver will need to remain inside the library for the duration of the program.

This event is in the "K - 2nd Grade" group.

Carrboro Explorers Club: Save the Earth!

Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Offsite
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
K - 2nd Grade
Event Details:

Join us at the Cybrary for our monthly Explorers Club for grades K-2! This month, we’ll explore Earth Day and make crafts out of recycled materials! Registration encouraged, but

Register
Required
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: K - 2nd Grade
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join us at the Cybrary for our monthly Explorers Club for grades K-2! This month, we’ll explore Earth Day and make crafts out of recycled materials! Registration encouraged, but not required. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Age Range Info

Information About Age Ranges

While the library's family programs are open to all ages, other programs in youth services are designed for a specific age or grade range. Establishing age and grade ranges allows us to plan programs that are appropriate for each range of child development, maintain quality in our programming, and promote fairness to all. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Beth Hawkey, youth services supervisor.

Caregivers Remain at the Library

Children will participate in this program independently from their caregivers, however, if a child is under the age of 10 the caregiver will need to remain inside the library for the duration of the program.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Page Turners Book Club at the Seymour Center

Friday, April 19, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Offsite
Program Type:
Book Club
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Page Turners Book Club (Seymour Center in Chapel Hill) Join us the 3rd Friday of the month from 10-11a.m. at the Seymour Center in Chapel Hill. The book club is free, open to th

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
Page Turners Book Club (Seymour Center in Chapel Hill) Join us the 3rd Friday of the month from 10-11a.m. at the Seymour Center in Chapel Hill. The book club is free, open to the public and no registration required. Call Maureen at 919.245.2535 or...
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Dungeons and Dragons, Grades 6-9

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 2:00pm - 5:30pm
Main Meeting Room at Main Library in Hillsborough
Program Type:
Games & Trivia
Age Group:
Middle School, High School
Event Details:

Join us for the first session of Divine Contention, the follow up series to last year's Storm Lord's Wrath. This story starts with an action-packed defense of the town of Leilon fr

Closed
Required
Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Games & Trivia
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Join us for the first session of Divine Contention, the follow up series to last year's Storm Lord's Wrath. This story starts with an action-packed defense of the town of Leilon from the cults of two rival gods. Can the party of adventurers protect t...

Disclaimer(s)

Age Range Info

Information About Age Ranges

While the library's family programs are open to all ages, other programs in youth services are designed for a specific age or grade range. Establishing age and grade ranges allows us to plan programs that are appropriate for each range of child development, maintain quality in our programming, and promote fairness to all. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Beth Hawkey, youth services supervisor.

Photos at events

Photos may be taken at this event and used on the library's website and social media and in other promotional pieces. Please let program staff know if you do not want pictures taken of you or your family.

Parent-Free Event

This program is designed for youth participants to attend unaccompanied. Please make arrangements to drop-off and pick-up participants 5-10 minutes before a program ends.

This event is in the "Young Child" group.

Baby Lapsit

Monday, April 22, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Meeting Room at Main Library in Hillsborough
Program Type:
Recurring, Storytime
Age Group:
Young Child
Event Details:

Babies from age 0 to walkers are invited with their caregivers to participate in a 20-minute lapsit program that incorporates age-appropriate books, rhymes, music, and movement. A

Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Young Child
Program Type: Recurring, Storytime
Event Details:
Babies from age 0 to walkers are invited with their caregivers to participate in a 20-minute lapsit program that incorporates age-appropriate books, rhymes, music, and movement. A 30-minute Stay and Play follows storytime.  Registration is ...
This event is in the "Young Child" group.

Storytime at the Park

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Offsite
Program Type:
Recurring, Storytime
Age Group:
Young Child
Event Details:

Join us for songs and stories at the Farmers' Market Pavilion in downtown Hillsborough, 140 E. Margaret Lane.  Children from walkers to age 5 and their caregivers are inv

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Young Child
Program Type: Recurring, Storytime
Event Details:
Join us for songs and stories at the Farmers' Market Pavilion in downtown Hillsborough, 140 E. Margaret Lane.  Children from walkers to age 5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 25-minute interactive program that incorporat...
This event is in the "3rd - 5th Grade" group.

Kids Discover-Earth Day

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Main Meeting Room at Main Library in Hillsborough
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Recurring, Workshop & Classes
Age Group:
3rd - 5th Grade
Event Details:

Monday, April 22 was Earth Day.  I can't think of a better day to learn how to use and reuse our resources.  We will create bird feeders out of everyday, Earth Friendly p

Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: 3rd - 5th Grade
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Recurring, Workshop & Classes
Event Details:
Monday, April 22 was Earth Day.  I can't think of a better day to learn how to use and reuse our resources.  We will create bird feeders out of everyday, Earth Friendly products! *Registration not required" ...

Disclaimer(s)

Age Range Info

Information About Age Ranges

While the library's family programs are open to all ages, other programs in youth services are designed for a specific age or grade range. Establishing age and grade ranges allows us to plan programs that are appropriate for each range of child development, maintain quality in our programming, and promote fairness to all. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Beth Hawkey, youth services supervisor.

Caregivers Remain at the Library

Children will participate in this program independently from their caregivers, however, if a child is under the age of 10 the caregiver will need to remain inside the library for the duration of the program.

Photos at events

Photos may be taken at this event and used on the library's website and social media and in other promotional pieces. Please let program staff know if you do not want pictures taken of you or your family.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

4th Tuesday Carrboro Book Club

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cybrary in Carrboro
Program Type:
Book Club
Age Group:
Adults
Carrboro 4th Tuesday Book Club:

Join us on the 4th Tuesday of the month on Teams or attend in-person at the Century Center to discuss a book selected by our Carrboro librarians. You can pick up this month's book

Event Details:

This month's book is The Wild Hunt by Emma Seckel.

Register
Required
Library Branch: Cybrary in Carrboro
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited

Carrboro 4th Tuesday Book Club

Join us on the 4th Tuesday of the month on Teams or attend in-person at the Century Center to discuss a book selected by our Carrboro librarians. You can pick up this month's book at the Cybrary in Carrboro. Register for book club below, in person at the Cybrary, or by calling 919.918.7387. See all book clubs and upcoming reads here:
http://orangecountync.gov/1292/Book-Clubs

 

Este club se reúne el segundo martes del mes a las 6:30 p.m. Para obtener información sobre la reunión, póngase en contacto con Sara Levinson. En inglés. 

Ver todos los clubes de lectura y próximos lee aquí:
http://orangecountync.gov/1292/Book-Clubs

Event Details:
This month's book is The Wild Hunt by Emma Seckel. ...