March Break at the Library: March 13th to 21st

marchbreakmoviesMarch Break Movies!

How to Train Your Dragon 2 (Rated PG) Friday, March 13th at 2 pm
Boxtrolls (Rated G) Saturday, March 14th at 2 pm
Penguins of Madagascar (Rated G) Saturday, March 21st at 2 pm

Tickets are $2 each or $5 for a family (up to 5 tickets) and go on sale Monday, March 2nd. Children under 10 must be supervised by an adult.

Junior Photographers

Join professional photographer, Jonathan van Bilsen, for this series of three workshops. We’ll learn all about taking all kinds of photos & the cool things you can do with digital photography. Each session builds on the last, so you must register for all three. Spaces are limited, so register early. For 8 to 12 year olds. Note: Children under 10 must have a parent or guardian in the library for the duration of the program.
The Workshop is free, but there is a $10 materials fee. Bring your own digital camera.
When: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, March 16th-18th from 10 am to 12 pm
Note: Registration must be made in person by parent or guardian and fee must be paid at the time of registration.

Up-cycled Crafts

Turn trash into treasures by reusing and repurposing common household items into awesome new stuff! We’ll provide all the supplies—you just have to bring your imagination!  Ages 6-10. Note: Children under 10 must have a parent or guardian in the library for the duration of the program.
This program is free, but registration is required.
When: Monday, March 16th, 1-1:45 pm

DIY Bird Feeders

This hands-on program gives kids a chance to make an earth-friendly bird feeder to take home! This program is open to all ages so older kids can do theirs on their own and it can be a family craft for little ones to complete with their parents or caregivers.
This program is free, but preregistration is required.
When: Monday, March 16th, 2:15 to 3 pm

Teddy Bear Sleepover

Drop your teddy bear (or doll, or stuffed animal) off at the library for an amazing after hours sleepover! Come back the next day for pickup and see pictures of all the crazy fun your plush pals had overnight at the library!
Drop off: Monday, March 16th from 3:15 to 4 pm
Pick up: Tuesday, March 17th 1 to 1:30 pm

This all-ages program is free. Registration is required.

Tween Builders

Challenge the laws of nature and use all of your science and engineering know-how to build crazy structures out of strange and unusual materials. We will be cracking eggs, constructing towers, and pushing our creativity to the limit!Ages 10 to 13. Free!
When: Tuesday, March 17th from 3 to 4 pm

Let’s Make a Movie!

Presented by Durham Improv
A hands-on workshop where participants will learn about the techniques of film making (including camera angles and lenses, storyboarding, and special effects!). The group will get to participate in helping make a “B-Movie” and will get to watch the final creation. Ages 8 to 12. Note: Children under 10 must have a parent or guardian in the library for the duration of the program.
The fee for this workshop is $10 per participant and must be paid at the time of registration. Limit of 20.
When: Wednesday, March 18th from 1-4 pm

Family Storytime

Join us for an hour of stories, songs and crafts for toddlers and preschoolers. For children aged 0 to 6 and their parents or caregivers. Free! Registration is required.
When: Thursday, March 19th, 10 to 11 am

Music Makers & Shakers

Learn how to craft simple musical instruments from things you have around the house and then join our jam-session with your new creations! Free! Registration is required.
When: Thursday, March 19th from 2 to 3 pm

Zoo to You!

Join us for this interactive program with a variety of exotic animal visitors from Zoo to You!
All Ages.
Friday, March 20th
1st Show 10 am to 11 am
2nd Show 11:15 am to 12:15 pm

Tickets are $3 each and go on sale March 2nd. Spaces are limited, so get your tickets early!

Improv Workshop

Join Stephanie from Durham Improv for this fun-filled workshop where you’ll learn about creating spontaneous scenes and let your imagination fly!
Ages 8 to 12. Note: Children under 10 must have a parent or guardian in the library for the duration of the program.
The fee for this workshop is $10 per participant and must be paid at the time of registration. Limit of 20.
When: Friday, March 20th, 2 to 4 pm

Penguin Family Storytime

Join us for an, all-ages family storytime and enjoy stories, songs and a craft, all with a penguin theme. Stay for the viewing of Penguins of Madagascar (see March Break Movies above for details) for an afternoon of penguin-filled fun!
When: Saturday, March 21st form 12:45 to 1:30 pm