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Library

  1. Saturday Storytime at Main

    February 16, 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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  2. Wakanda Day | Main Library | All ages welcome

    February 16, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Join us for a celebration of African culture with stories, crafts, prizes and more!

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  3. Dungeon & Dragons Meet Up | Main Library | Ages 15+

    February 16, 2019, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Join us every third Saturday of the month, excluding holidays, for epic fantasy storytelling and imaginative adventures over pizza with the Dungeons & Dragons Meet Up group led by David Loftis. This program is for adults, and also open to teens age 15 and up. Stop by to play or watch and learn about the game. No Registration required.

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  4. Teen Advisory Board | Main LIbrary | High School-aged Teens

    February 17, 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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  5. Baby Lapsit Storytime | Main Library

    February 18, 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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  6. Tiny Tots Storytime | Main Library

    February 19, 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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  7. Kids Explore | Main Library | Grades k-2

    February 19, 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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  8. Black History, Black Futures Poetry Reading | Main Library | Adults

    February 19, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Celebrate Black History Month with a poetry reading featuring Ashley Harris, Fred Joiner, Caleb Torain, and Gideon Young. Ashley Harris is a former youth-slam competitor and the author of If the Hero of Time Was Black. Fred Joiner is a two-time winner of the Larry Neal Award for Poetry and a 2014 Artist Fellowship Winner awarded by the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Caleb Torain is a local youth poet, and Gideon Young is a member of the Carrboro Poets Council whose poetry appears in publications including Carve Magazine, Spillway, Wild Plum Haiku, and Black Gold: an Anthology of Black Poetry. The event is free and open to the public. Registration is encouraged at bit.ly/writingevents or call 919-245-2536. This event is supported by the Orange County Arts Commission.

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  9. Preschool Storytime | Main Library

    February 20, 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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  10. Carrboro Branch Yarn Club | Ages 16+

    February 20, 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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  11. Tech Classes at the Cybrary | Windows | Adults

    February 21, 2019, 3:00 PM @ Carrboro Cybrary

    Join us for an introduction to navigating and using a Windows computer.

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  12. Spice it Up! A Cooking Class for Young Chefs | Main Library| Grades 3-5

    February 21, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Sharpen your culinary skills and learn some new ones during this cooking class for would-be chefs. Call or stop by to register 919-245-2532 to register. Space is limited.

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  13. No Books and Snacks for Middle and High Schoolers. It will resume May 31.

    February 22, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 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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  14. Wee Kings and Queens Dance | Main Library | Ages 0–3 with a caregiver

    February 22, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Put on your fanciest clothes and come to the royal ball! Don your crowns, dance the night away, and enjoy other royal activities fit for tiny kings and queens.

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  15. Saturday Storytime at Main

    February 23, 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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  16. Writing Political Poems Workshop | Main Library | Adults

    February 23, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Poets everywhere are speaking out about what they believe in. In this generative workshop, we'll examine techniques used in poems that tackle tough topics like racial inequality, immigration, war, climate change, and governmental incompetence. We'll then use those techniques to begin our own poems. The event is free and open to the public. Writers working at all levels and in other genres are welcome. To register, https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc5MwCd0dk6T1o-UdtGaonZx8ff4nOCrZxqH2zj-ZN89UHMlA/viewform or call 919-245-2536. This event is supported by the Orange County Arts Commission.

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  17. Classic Film Screening | Main Library | Adults

    February 24, 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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  18. Baby Lapsit Storytime | Main Library

    February 25, 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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  19. Tiny Tots Storytime | Main Library

    February 26, 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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  20. Kids Explore | Main Library | Grades k-2

    February 26, 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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  21. Preschool Storytime | Main Library

    February 27, 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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  22. Carrboro Book Club | Carrboro Branch | Adults

    February 28, 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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