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  1. Baby Lapsit Storytime

    November 12, 2018, 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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  2. Tiny Tots Storytime

    November 13, 2018, 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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  3. Hillsborough Chamber Lunch and Learn | Durham Tech

    November 13, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Do you have hiring needs? Then register to attend the Hillsborough Chamber's November Lunch and Learn featuring Durham Tech. The college has over 100 degrees, diplomas, certificates, and short-term credentials. With so many options, it is easy to not know about all the offerings. Learning more about what the college offers can assist you with developing a pipeline of contacts and resources for your business. Registration is required.

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  4. Kids Explore

    November 13, 2018, 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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  5. Tuesday Evening Book Club

    November 13, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Schedule (all books are in our collection): November 13 - Wings of a Flying Tiger by Iris Yang December 11 - A Christmas Journey by Anne Perry January 8 - Educated by Tara Westover February 12 - A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline March 12 - Readers' choice April 9 - Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard

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  6. Preschool Storytime

    November 14, 2018, 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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  7. Yoga with Elijah Pruitt

    November 14, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Join us every 3rd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 6-7:15pm for free beginner's yoga classes with an emphasis on strength, flexibility, balance, breathing, and total relaxation. For Yogis 10+. Registration is encouraged. We have some mats, but yogis are encouraged to bring their own. To register, call 919-245-2536 or visit www.bit.ly/ocplyoga NOTE: In November, class will be held on the 2nd Wednesday (11/14) and the 4th Wednesday (11/28) in consideration of Thanksgiving.

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  8. Gavel Club Meeting | Main Library | Ages 12-18

    November 15, 2018, 1:00 PM

    Triangle Gavel Club, an affiliate of Toastmasters International, offers homeschoolers a fun way to improve their confidence, communication skills, and leadership abilities through public speaking. Stop by a meeting or contact Club organizers at trianglegavelclub@gmail.com. Ages 12-18

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  9. Fall fun with 4H

    November 15, 2018, 4:00 PM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Grades 3-5. 4H joins us for this fall program of stories, a craft, and fun creating a pumpkin centerpiece. Call or stop by to register: 919-245-2532.

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  10. Computer Class: Job Searching & Resumes - Cybrary

    November 17, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    In this class you will learn about active and passive online job searching techniques. We will be covering online job search resources and websites, how to create a professional presence online, and how to manage all of your job search information. In addition, you will learn how to use Microsoft Word to format your resume using margins, bullet points, and "power verbs." The Community Workshop Series is a series of introductory computer classes held each semester in partnership with UNC. These classes are free and open to the public, but please pre-register by calling 919-918-7387. For the full schedule of CWS classes for the semester, please visit http://cws.web.unc.edu/schedule/

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  11. Saturday Storytime at Main

    November 17, 2018, 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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  12. Dungeon & Dragons Meet Up | Main Library | Ages 15+

    November 17, 2018, 2:00 PM

    Join us every third Saturday of the month for epic fantasy storytelling and imaginative adventures over pizza with the Dungeons & Dragons Meet Up group led by David Loftis. Open to adults and teens age 15 and up who are DnD fans or interested in learning about the game. No Registration required.

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  13. "Turkey Trouble" Puppet Show

    November 18, 2018, 2:00 PM

    Puppet Show, Inc presents a re-telling of Wendy Silvano's book "Turkey Trouble." A make and take craft will follow the show. No registration needed. Ages 4+ with caregiver.

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  14. Julian Rankin Reading from Catfish Dream | Main Library | 18+

    November 18, 2018, 5:30 PM

    Julian Rankin reads from his book Catfish Dream: Ed Scott’s Fight for his Family Farm and Racial Justice in the Mississippi Delta. Sponsored by Purple Crow and Friends of the OCPL.

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  15. Baby Lapsit Storytime

    November 19, 2018, 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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  16. Tiny Tots Storytime

    November 20, 2018, 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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  17. Kids Explore

    November 20, 2018, 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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  18. Libraries close at 6 p.m.

    November 21, 2018, All Day

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  19. Preschool Storytime

    November 21, 2018, 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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  20. Libraries closed for Thanksgiving

    November 22, 2018 - November 23, 2018

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  21. Hillsborough Local Author Book Fair

    November 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    The Friends of the Orange County Public Library present a local author book fair. Featuring Jaki Shelton Green, NC Poet Laureate; Nancy Peacock, Piedmont Laureate. Special guest appearances from Lee Smith, Allan Gurganus, Anna Jean Mayhew, and more.

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  22. No Saturday Storytime at Main

    November 24, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    We're not having Saturday Storytime this week so that we can host the Friends of the Orange County Public Library Local Author Book Fair. For more information about that visit. www.focpl.wordpress.com

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  23. Classic Film Screening | Main Library | Adults

    November 25, 2018, 3:00 PM

    The Hillsborough Classic Film Society hosts a series of monthly of classic, foreign, and independent film screenings 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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  24. Baby Lapsit Storytime

    November 26, 2018, 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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  25. Tiny Tots Storytime

    November 27, 2018, 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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  26. Kids Explore

    November 27, 2018, 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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  27. Preschool Storytime

    November 28, 2018, 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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  28. Yoga with Elijah Pruitt

    November 28, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

    Main Library Meeting Room. Join us every 3rd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 6-7:15pm for free beginner's yoga classes with an emphasis on strength, flexibility, balance, breathing, and total relaxation. For Yogis 10+. Registration is encouraged. We have some mats, but yogis are encouraged to bring their own. To register, call 919-245-2536 or visit www.bit.ly/ocplyoga NOTE: In November, class will be held on the 2nd Wednesday (11/14) and the 4th Wednesday (11/28) in consideration of Thanksgiving.

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  29. Family Tech Program

    November 29, 2018, 6:30 PM

    Rise to the challenge! Learn to write code and program your robot through a series of progressively more difficult challenges. Call or stop by to register, 919.245.2532. Space is limited.

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

    November 30, 2018, 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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