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Animal Services Events

  1. Home For the Holidays Adoption Special!

    November 14, 2018 - December 31, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Animal Services Center

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  2. Pictures With Santa (Canned Pet Food Drive!)

    December 15, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Animal Services Center

    Donate 4 cans of pet food and have your picture taken with Santa!

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Countywide Events

  1. *Medical Uses of Marijuana - Passmore *TIME CHANGE

    December 12, 2018, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Passmore Center

    Medical uses of marijuana-based items have been gaining popularity in the news and media. Reports that these products alleviate a broad variety of medical problems are quickly gaining a following. Emily Jones, a second year pharmacy resident at UNC Medical Center, will talk about scientific evidence of the efficacy and safety of cannabis-based products, and a clinician’s approach to assessing the utility of these products in the senior population. *NOTE time correction.Program is 9:30-11:30 a.m.

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  2. Petals with a Purpose - Seymour

    December 12, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    The Arc of the Triangle’s Petals with a Purpose connects flowers to people, all the while making a positive difference on the environment. Using items destined for the landfill and with support from the community, Petals with a Purpose needs YOU! This is an opportunity for volunteers and friends to come together weekly to create bouquets of fresh flowers that are delivered to local partners in our community. Please register if you are able to assist. Min: 5/ Max: 8 Leader: Courtney Owens, Outreach and Volunteer Specialist

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  3. Ted Talks At Seymour - The Secret to Living Longer May be Your Social Life - Susan Pinker, Developmental Psychologist

    December 17, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Join us as we dive into TED Talks at Seymour including a 15 minute video/talk and follow up discussions led by Emily Gordon. The Italian island of Sardinia has more than six times as many centenarians as the mainland and ten times as many as in North America. Why? According to psychologist Susan Pinker, it's not a sunny disposition or a low-fat, gluten-free diet that keeps the islanders healthy -- it's their emphasis on close personal relationships and face-to-face interactions. Learn more about super longevity as Pinker explains what it takes to live to 100 and beyond. Min: 10/Max: 82

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  4. Ted Talks At Passmore - My Stroke of Insight - Jill Bolte Taylor

    December 18, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Join us as we dive into TED Talks at Passmore in a laidback yet informative environment including a 15 - 30 min video/talk and follow up discussions led by Meghan Davis. Jill Bolte Taylor, Neuroanatomist, got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for. She suffered a massive stroke. She studied her stroke as it happened and watched her brain functions shut down one by one. She now has become a powerful voice for brain recovery. Min: 5/Max: 25.

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  5. Petals with a Purpose - Seymour

    December 19, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    The Arc of the Triangle’s Petals with a Purpose connects flowers to people, all the while making a positive difference on the environment. Using items destined for the landfill and with support from the community, Petals with a Purpose needs YOU! This is an opportunity for volunteers and friends to come together weekly to create bouquets of fresh flowers that are delivered to local partners in our community. Please register if you are able to assist. Min: 5/ Max: 8 Leader: Courtney Owens, Outreach and Volunteer Specialist

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  6. Petals with a Purpose - Seymour

    December 26, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    The Arc of the Triangle’s Petals with a Purpose connects flowers to people, all the while making a positive difference on the environment. Using items destined for the landfill and with support from the community, Petals with a Purpose needs YOU! This is an opportunity for volunteers and friends to come together weekly to create bouquets of fresh flowers that are delivered to local partners in our community. Please register if you are able to assist. Min: 5/ Max: 8 Leader: Courtney Owens, Outreach and Volunteer Specialist

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Library

  1. Tiny Tots Storytime | Main Library

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

    December 11, 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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  3. Hora de Espanol (Storytime in Spanish) | Main Library

    December 11, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Join us for storytime in Spanish. Co-sponsored by ISLA (Immersion in Spanish Language Acquisition). https://www.laislaschool.org/

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  4. Tuesday Evening Book Club | Main Library

    December 11, 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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  5. Preschool Storytime | Main Library

    December 12, 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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  6. Yoga | Main Library | Ages 10+

    December 12, 2018, 6:00 PM

    Join us for free beginner's yoga class [note that there is no fourth Wednesday class due to the holidays]. Yogis under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. We have some mats, but yogis are encouraged to bring their own. Registration is encouraged at www.bit.ly/ocplyoga or at 919-245-2536.

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  7. Libraries closed all day for staff development

    December 13, 2018, All Day

    All library locations will be closed for staff development around safety issues and system wide technology updates.

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  8. Gingerbread House Decorating Party with Habitat for Humanity

    December 14, 2018, 4:30 PM

    Join us to learn how Habitat for Humanity builds houses, hear a Christmas tale & then build a graham cracker house of your own. Call to register, 919.245.2532. Space is limited.

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  9. Saturday Storytime at Main

    December 15, 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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  10. Baby Lapsit Storytime

    December 17, 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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  11. Tiny Tots Storytime | Main Library

    December 18, 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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  12. Kids Explore | Main Library | Grades k-2

    December 18, 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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  13. Preschool Storytime

    December 19, 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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  14. Gavel Club Meeting | Main Library | Ages 12-18

    December 20, 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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  15. Saturday Storytime at Main

    December 22, 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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  16. Teen Advisory Board Meeting | Main Library Teen Room | Teens

    December 22, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Join TAB! 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 bit.ly/ocpltabapp

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  17. Libraries closed for winter break

    December 24, 2018 - December 26, 2018

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  18. No Baby Lapsit Storytime today. See you on Jan. 8!

    December 24, 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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  19. No Tiny Tots Storytime | Main Library | See you Jan. 9

    December 25, 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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  20. No Kids Explore today or next week | Main Library | Grades k-2 | See you Jan. 8

    December 25, 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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  21. No Preschool Storytime today or next week. See you Jan. 9.

    December 26, 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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  22. No Meeting of the Carrboro Book Club

    December 27, 2018, 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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  23. No Saturday Storytime at Main today. See you on the 12th!

    December 29, 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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  24. Libraries close at 6 p.m.

    December 31, 2018, All Day

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  25. No Baby Lapsit Storytime today. See you on Jan. 8!

    December 31, 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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