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This event is in the "K - 2nd Grade" group.
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Summer Reading for Kids!

All Day 6/20 - 7/3
Main Library in Hillsborough
Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Age Group: Young Child, K - 2nd Grade, 3rd - 5th Grade
Program Type: Summer Reading Program
Event Details:

Your Summer Reading Adventure Begins at OCPL

Register babies through kids completing 5th grade for Summer Reading at the library!

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

Summer Reading for Teens!

All Day 6/20 - 7/3
Main Library in Hillsborough
Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Summer Reading Program
Event Details:

Your Summer Reading Adventure Begins at OCPL

Register rising 7th - 12th graders for Summer Reading at the library!

This event is in the "Young Child" group.

Baby Lapsit

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library in Hillsborough
Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Young Child
Program Type: Recurring, Storytime, Summer Reading Program
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.

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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 "Young Child" group.

Storytime at the Park

10:30am - 11:00am
Offsite
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Young Child
Program Type: Recurring, Storytime, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:

Join us for songs and stories at the Farmers' Market Pavilion in downtown Hillsborough, 140 E.

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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

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cybrary in Carrboro
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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 Last Dreamwalker by Rita Woods

This event is in the "K - 2nd Grade" group.
This event is in the "3rd - 5th Grade" group.

K-5th Adventure with Building

10:30am - 11:15am
Main Library in Hillsborough
Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: K - 2nd Grade, 3rd - 5th Grade
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Recurring, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:

Join us at the Main Library for our weekly program for children finishing Kindergarten - 5th grade.

This week we will have an adventure with building challenges!

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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.

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

Creation Station: Sun Catchers, Grades 6-12

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library in Hillsborough
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Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:

Join us in the Main Meeting Room and string together different colors to create your very own custom sun catcher. Create a beautiful piece of art to take home and display. Registration encouraged, but not required. 

 

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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.

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 "Families" group.
This event is in the "Young Child" group.

Cybrary Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Cybrary in Carrboro
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.

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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Financial Fitness

11:00am - 12:30pm
Main Library in Hillsborough
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Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Details:

On fourth Thursdays this spring & Summer, stop by the Main Library in Hillsborough and pick up tips about managing your finances in a casual, non-intimidating setting.

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

Open Play Switch, Grades 6-12

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library in Hillsborough
Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Games & Trivia, Summer Reading Program
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.

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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.

Kids Explore... Recycled Crayons

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Main Library in Hillsborough
Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: K - 2nd Grade
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Recurring, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:

Join us at the Main Library for Kids Explore, our program series for children finishing grades K-2.

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.

This event is in the "Young Child" group.

Dads Playgroup

9:00am - 10:30am
Main Library in Hillsborough
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 int

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

Dungeons and Dragons, Grades 6-9

2:00pm - 5:30pm
Main Library in Hillsborough
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Registration
Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Games & Trivia, Summer Reading Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Registration opens May 25, 2024 @ 6:00pm

 

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.

This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "3rd - 5th Grade" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Collaborative Community Puzzles

All Day
Main Library in Hillsborough
Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Age Group: Families, 3rd - 5th Grade, Middle School, High School, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Throughout June at Main Library, we have collaborative community puzzles honoring renowned artist and author, Faith Ringgold, and Quilt Patterns from Gee's Bend Alabama, an African-American hamlet of Alabama’s Black Belt. For all ages.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Board Game Sundays

2:00pm - 4:30pm
Main Library in Hillsborough
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Registration
Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Trivia
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 89
Event Details:

This spring and summer, join other adults on the last Sunday of the month from 2-4:30pm (or later, if you're having fun!) for board games at the Main Library in Hillsborough.

This event is in the "Young Child" group.

Baby Lapsit

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library in Hillsborough
Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Young Child
Program Type: Storytime, Summer Reading Program
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.

Disclaimer(s)

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.

First Monday Classics Book Club

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Main Library in Hillsborough
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Registration
Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:

First Monday Classics is a Community Member-Led book club which meets on first Mondays of the month at 6:30pm at Main Library in Hillsborough.

You Can Vote

10:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library in Hillsborough
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Front Lobby
Purpose of Meeting

Stop by for non-partisan voter registration information.

This event is in the "Young Child" group.

Storytime at the Library

10:30am - 11:30am
Main Library in Hillsborough
Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: Young Child
Program Type: Storytime, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:

Storytime returns to the library beginning in July!  Children from walkers to age 5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 25-minute interactive program that incorporates age-appropriate books, rhymes, music, and movement.

Disclaimer(s)

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.
Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Event Details:

This month at Main, we have displays highlighting: Disabled Authors & Voices on Disability; Beach Reads

 

This event is in the "K - 2nd Grade" group.
This event is in the "3rd - 5th Grade" group.

K-5th Adventure with Fantasy Maps

10:30am - 11:15am
Main Library in Hillsborough
Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Room: Main Meeting Room
Age Group: K - 2nd Grade, 3rd - 5th Grade
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Recurring, Summer Reading Program
Event Details:

Join us at the Main Library for our weekly program for children finishing Kindergarten - 5th grade.

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.

This event is in the "Young Child" group.
This event is in the "K - 2nd Grade" group.
This event is in the "3rd - 5th Grade" group.

Summer Reading for Kids!

All Day 7/5 - 7/27
Main Library in Hillsborough
Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Age Group: Young Child, K - 2nd Grade, 3rd - 5th Grade
Program Type: Summer Reading Program
Event Details:

Your Summer Reading Adventure Begins at OCPL

Register babies through kids completing 5th grade for Summer Reading at the library through July 27th!

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

Summer Reading for Teens!

All Day 7/5 - 7/27
Main Library in Hillsborough
Library Branch: Main Library in Hillsborough
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Summer Reading Program
Event Details:

Your Summer Reading Adventure Begins at OCPL

Register rising 7th - 12th graders for Summer Reading at the library!