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  1. Preschool Storytime | Main Library

    January 16, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Main Library Meeting Room. 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.)

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  2. Bus Riding 101 | Main Library | All Ages

    January 16, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Public bus transportation demystified! Find out how easy it is to map out a bus trip. Learn about door to door transportation and how to sign up for services. Uber and Lyft information will be covered as well. This program is FREE and open to the public. Registration is preferred at 919-245-2536.

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  3. Carrboro Branch Yarn Club | Ages 16+

    January 16, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Carrboro Branch Library

    Drop by and knit, tat or crochet with us. We have supplies. For more information call, 919969.3006.

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  4. Tech Classes at the Cybrary | Wikipedia | Adults

    January 17, 2019, 3:00 PM @ Carrboro Cybrary

    Learn how Wikipedia works and how you can be a part of it.

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  5. Sew What? | Main Library | Grades 3-5

    January 17, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Join us to learn the basics of simple stitching while making a felt critter. Call or stop by to register: 919-245-2532.

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  6. Saturday Storytime at Main

    January 19, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Children from walkers to age 5, their caregivers and their siblings are invited to storytime. This storytime is followed by a 30 minute stay and play.

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  7. Classic Film Screening | Main Library | Adults

    January 20, 2019, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    The Hillsborough Classic Film Society hosts a series of classic, foreign, and independent film screenings once a month on alternating third and fourth Sundays, excluding holidays. Each screening is accompanied by short discussions of pertinent themes . This program is FREE and open to the public; light refreshments will be served. For more information and to RSVP, visit https://www.hillsboroughclassicfilms.com/

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  8. Libraries Closed for Martin Luther King Day

    January 21, 2019, 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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  9. No Baby Lapsit Storytime today | Main Library | See you next week!

    January 21, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Babies and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 20-minute lapsit program that incorporates age-appropriate books, rhymes, music and movement.

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  10. Tiny Tots Storytime | Main Library

    January 22, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:25 AM

    Main Library Meeting Room. 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.)

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  11. Kids Explore | Main Library | Grades k-2

    January 22, 2019, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Kids Explore, a program for Grades K-2, provides hands-on STEAM activities to engage children’s creativity and problem solving skills. The children are given opportunities to explore monthly themes from different angles about a variety of topics while socializing with their peers at the library.

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  12. Teen Advisory Board

    January 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 6:50 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a group of teens who work to plan teen programs and make the library teen-friendly. TAB is a great way to get service learning and community service hours. For more information about TAB and how to join, visit https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Fhmj8cn-mD546t9H9gcS1PQP1gUco-rGxDAe46iFazc/edit

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  13. Preschool Storytime | Main Library

    January 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Main Library Meeting Room. 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.)

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  14. SPECIAL DAY! Baby Lapsit Storytime | Main Library

    January 23, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Babies and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 20-minute lapsit program that incorporates age-appropriate books, rhymes, music and movement. Stay after for free play. It's a wonderful way to extend the fun!

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  15. Carrboro Book Club | Carrboro Branch | Adults

    January 24, 2019, 6:30 PM

    This club meets the fourth Tuesday of the Month at 6:30 p.m. at the Carrboro Branch Library at McDougle Middle School. Join us for this free monthly librarian-led discussion. Copies of the book are usually available. Please call the Carrboro Branch at 919.969.3006 or email JSmith@orangecountync.gov for more details. October 23: The Last Ballad by Wiley Cash November 27: The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen December: No Meeting January 22: Old Filth by Jane Gardam February 26: Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler March 26: In the Darkroom by Susan Faludi

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  16. Books and Snacks | Main Library | Middle and High Schoolers

    January 25, 2019, 4:30 PM

    Last Fridays of the month, middle and high schoolers are invited to meet and chat about what they’ve read over snacks with the Teen Advisory Board. At each meeting, participants will vote on new a genre or topic to read about and a new snack to have for the next meeting. No registration required. For information about the current month’s genre or topic and snack, visit bit.ly/ocpltab_bns

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  17. Build a Fort! | Main Library | All ages with a caregiver

    January 25, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Go Fort and build! Pitch your tent then curl up with a good book. Bring your blankets and a flashlight. We’ll provide the s'mores!

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  18. Saturday Storytime at Main

    January 26, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Children from walkers to age 5, their caregivers and their siblings are invited to storytime. This storytime is followed by a 30 minute stay and play.

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  19. Gaming Tournament | Main Library | Middle and High Schoolers

    January 26, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    The Teen Advisory Board invites you to meet up with other gamers to mingle, snack, and test your skills for prizes! Guests are welcome to bring their own controllers/fightsticks. To register visit www.bit.ly/ocpl_geekvent #geekvent

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  20. Classic Film Screening | Main Library | Adults

    January 27, 2019, 3:00 PM

    The Hillsborough Classic Film Society hosts a series of classic, foreign, and independent film screenings once a month on alternating third and fourth Sundays, excluding holidays. Each screening is accompanied by short discussions of pertinent themes . This program is FREE and open to the public; light refreshments will be served. For more information and to RSVP, visit HillsboroughClassicFilms.com

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  21. Baby Lapsit Storytime | Main Library

    January 28, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Babies and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 20-minute lapsit program that incorporates age-appropriate books, rhymes, music and movement. Stay after for free play. It's a wonderful way to extend the fun!

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  22. Tiny Tots Storytime | Main Library

    January 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:25 AM

    Main Library Meeting Room. 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.)

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  23. Kids Explore | Main Library | Grades k-2

    January 29, 2019, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Kids Explore, a program for Grades K-2, provides hands-on STEAM activities to engage children’s creativity and problem solving skills. The children are given opportunities to explore monthly themes from different angles about a variety of topics while socializing with their peers at the library.

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  24. Preschool Storytime | Main Library

    January 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Main Library Meeting Room. 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.)

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