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  1. Baby Lapsit Storytime

    October 15, 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

    October 16, 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. Kids Explore

    October 16, 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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  4. Preschool Storytime

    October 17, 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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  5. Yoga with Elijah Pruitt

    October 17, 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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  6. Squishy Circuits at Main

    October 18, 2018, 4:00 PM

    Grades 3-5 Play dough creatures light up in this program where you learn the basics of electrical circuits. Call 919.245.2532 to register. Space is limited.

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  7. "The Little Old Lady Who Wasn't Afraid of Anything" Puppet Show

    October 19, 2018, 4:00 PM

    Ages 4 and up with a caregiver Puppet Show Inc. presents a re-telling of Linda Williams’ classic book “The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything.” A make and take craft will follow the show. No registration necessary.

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  8. Saturday Storytime at Main

    October 20, 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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  9. Baby Lapsit Storytime

    October 22, 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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  10. No Longer Silent: Poets on Family Violence at Main

    October 22, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    The library honors Domestic Violence Awareness Month with a reading by four poets who write with courage and candor about experiences with family and/or intimate partner violence and the journey through pain to empowerment. Featured readers are: Pam Baggett, Terri Greco, Janis Harrington, and Priscilla Webster-Williams. Registration is encouraged at bit.ly/writingevents or 919-245-2536. This program is supported by the Orange County Arts Commission.

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  11. Tiny Tots Storytime

    October 23, 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

    October 23, 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

    October 24, 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. Yoga with Elijah Pruitt

    October 24, 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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  15. Spice It Up at Main

    October 25, 2018, 4:00 PM

    A cooking class for young chefs, grades 3-5. Registration is required, 919.245.2532.

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  16. Computer Class at the Cybrary -- Doing More with Word

    October 27, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Computer Class: Doing More with Word - Cybrary This class picks up where Word Basics left off. In this class, you will learn how to modify toolbars, how to apply advanced formatting options including bulleted lists, how to create tables, columns and adjust margins, and how to insert text boxes and symbols. 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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  17. Saturday Storytime at Main

    October 27, 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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  18. "Halloween Boo-nanza" at Main

    October 27, 2018, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    All ages welcome Drop-in for Halloween crafts, games, and trick or treating throughout the library! Costumes encouraged. No registration necessary.

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  19. Baby Lapsit Storytime

    October 29, 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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  20. Spooky Science at Main

    October 29, 2018, 6:30 PM

    Best for ages 8 and up with a caregiver Get spooky with some eerie science experiments! No registration necessary.

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  21. Tiny Tots Storytime

    October 30, 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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  22. Kids Explore

    October 30, 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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  23. Preschool Storytime

    October 31, 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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