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Science in the Summer

spaceScience in the Summer is coming to the OCPL Main Library! This hands-on science education program is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline and is free to a limited number of rising 2nd-8th graders. Our programs will be held July 28-August 1 for 2nd-5th graders and July 23-July 25 for 6th-8th graders.

All of our Science in the Summer programs are now full. Check back in May 2014 to learn about additional Youth activities coming this Summer.

Storytimes

blockBaby Lapsit Storytime

Main Library, Monday @ 10:00 am

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

blockToddler Storytime

Main Library, Tuesday @ 10:00 am

spaceChildren 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.


blockPreschool Storytime

Main Library, Wednesday @ 10:00 am

spaceChildren ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in a 30 minute interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, rhymes, music and movement.

blockCarrboro Branch Storytime

Carrboro Branch, Saturday @ 10:30 am

spaceChildren and their caregivers are invited to join our librarians for Storytime! Stories and crafts are centered around a unique theme and are sure to entertain and enlighten young minds. All ages are welcome for this weekly event.

School-Aged Programs

blockKids Explore

Main Library, Tuesday @ 3:30pm

spaceChildren ages 5-8 are invited to this 45 minute interactive program.  We will explore art, science, books and more through hands-on, age appropriate activities. Come join the fun!

blockTweens Discover

Main Library, Thursday @ 3:30pm

spaceTweens ages 9-12! Come to a 45 minute program where you will discover more about LEGOS, Art, Science and Literature through awesome activities.