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  1. Preschool Storytime | Main Library

    July 17, 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. Carrboro Branch Yarn Club | Ages 16+

    July 17, 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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  3. Poetry for Everybody with Dee Stribling: Celebrating Independence | Main Library | All Ages

    July 17, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    In honor of Independence Day, guests will enjoy poetry on the subject of Military Service and poems written by Veterans. Following questions and discussion, those attending will have the opportunity to share by reading an original poem they’ve written around this month's theme. At the end everyone will be welcome to contribute ideas, lines, and words to create a poem together. For more information on the theme for the month and to register, visit bit.ly/everybodypoetry or call 919-245-2536.

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  4. Friends Pop-up Book Sale | Main Library | All Ages

    July 19, 2019, 9:00 AM - July 21, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

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  5. Computer Workshop Series

    July 20, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Carrboro Cybrary

    In conjunction with UNC-Chapel Hll. Registration is required by calling 919.918.7387 (Cybrary) Topics include: -Internet Basics -Gmail Basics -Word Basics -Doing More with Word -Excel Basics -- How to Make a Budget -Online Job Searching, 1 -Online Job Searching, 2

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  6. Saturday Storytime at Main

    July 20, 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. Community Art Project Reception: No More Stolen Sisters | Main Library | All Ages

    July 20, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Beginning last October on Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the library invited the community to create a collaborative art piece to remember and raise awareness about the disproportionate number of indigenous women, girls, transgender people, and two spirit people in the Americas who have gone missing or have passed on due to violence. On Saturday, July 20th from noon to 1 pm, join participants and art lovers to meet and view the installation over refreshments. The piece can be seen on the 2nd floor of the Main Library June 15-July 28.

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  8. Lapsit Storytime | Main Library

    July 22, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Children ages birth to 2 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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  9. Puppet Show “Froggy Does a Puppet Show”| Main Library | Best for ages 4 and up with a caregiver

    July 22, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Puppet Show Inc. presents a re-telling of “Froggy Does a Puppet Show.” No registration necessary.

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  10. Tiny Tots Storytime | Main Library

    July 23, 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

    July 23, 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. Preschool Storytime | Main Library

    July 24, 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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  13. Exciting Writing | Main Library | Grades 3 and up

    July 25, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Join award-winning children's book author John Claude Bemis as he shares fun activities for how to come up with exciting characters, settings, and plots. Bring a notebook and paper. You'll go home with lots of ideas for your next story! Call or stop by to register: 919-245-2532.

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  14. Last Fridays Classic Movie | Sponsored by the Friends of the OC Library

    July 26, 2019, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Enjoy watching "Wall-E" with the Friends of the Orange County Public Library. Then stroll around downtown and enjoy Last Fridays. NOTE: Plan to come to the library at least 10 minutes ahead of the movie as the main entrance closes at 6. If you are running late, use the meeting room door off the parking lane.

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  15. Computer Workshop Series

    July 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Carrboro Cybrary

    In conjunction with UNC-Chapel Hll. Registration is required by calling 919.918.7387 (Cybrary) Topics include: -Internet Basics -Gmail Basics -Word Basics -Doing More with Word -Excel Basics -- How to Make a Budget -Online Job Searching, 1 -Online Job Searching, 2

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  16. Saturday Storytime at Main

    July 27, 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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  17. Summer Learning Finale! | Main Library| All ages welcome

    July 27, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Come celebrate all your Summer Learning Success with us during this final Summer Learning Event! We will draw for raffle prizes at 1:15 p.m. (All raffle tickets must be submitted on or before Friday, July 26th to be eligible for prizes.)

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  18. Pajamas, Pancakes, and Captain Marvel | Main Library | All Ages

    July 27, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    The Teen Advisory Board invites you to put on your favorite pajamas and enjoy pancakes and a showing of a Captain Marvel (PG-13).

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  19. Resumes in the Fall | Classic Film Screening | Main Library | Adults

    July 28, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    The Hillsborough Classic Film Society hosts a series of classic, foreign, and independent film screenings. 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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  20. Program Break - No Lapsit Storytime until Aug 5 | Main Library

    July 29, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Children ages birth to 2 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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  21. Program Break - No Tiny Tots Storytime until Aug 6 | Main Library

    July 30, 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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  22. Program Break: No Kids Explore until Aug 6 | Main Library | Grades k-2

    July 30, 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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  23. Program Break: No Preschool Storytime until Aug 7 | Main Library

    July 31, 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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