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This event is in the "15-18 Years" group.

Teen Matinee: Hunger Games: 🎯 The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes

11:30am - 2:00pm
Cliffdale Regional Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Cliffdale Regional Library
Room: Story Time Room (CLF)
Age Group: 12-14 Years, 15-18 Years
Program Type: General Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:

Coriolanus Snow comes from a once-powerful family that has fallen on hard times after losing a lot during the war between the Districts and the Capitol.

This event is in the "19+ Years" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Family Gaming

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Hope Mills Community Library
Library Branch: Hope Mills Community Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (HPM)
Age Group: 19+ Years, All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Event Details:

Be more social and craft a family-fun atmosphere by coming to play board games. Games will be provided, but you may bring your own as well as long as they are children-friendly. All ages welcome. 

This event is in the "6-11 Years" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Summer Adventure Movie Matinee

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Spring Lake Community Library
Library Branch: Spring Lake Community Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (SPL)
Age Group: 6-11 Years, All Ages
Program Type: Culture & Entertainment, General Program
Event Details:

Join us for select Saturdays this summer for an action-adventure movie, popcorn and more. 

This week's feature is The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010; PG). 

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Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "6-11 Years" group.

Dungeon Quest Scavenger Hunt

All Day
North Regional Library
Library Branch: North Regional Library
Age Group: 6-11 Years
Program Type: Games & Activities, Self-Directed Activity
Event Details:

Pick up a scavenger hunt sheet at the children's service desk, find all eight dungeon items and return the sheet for a free sticker. This program runs July 1-31, 2024. 

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Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "6-11 Years" group.

Fairy Door Scavenger Hunt

All Day
Cliffdale Regional Library
Library Branch: Cliffdale Regional Library
Age Group: 6-11 Years
Program Type: Games & Activities, Self-Directed Activity
Event Details:

Fairies have moved into the library for the summer. Can you find all 10 fairy doors? 

Remember to look, not touch, or the fairies might get angry. 

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Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "19+ Years" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Find the Tigger Paw Prints at Your Library

All Day
Hope Mills Community Library
Library Branch: Hope Mills Community Library
Age Group: 19+ Years, All Ages
Program Type: Self-Directed Activity
Event Details:

Adventure Begins at Your Library! For this year's Summer Reading Challenge, we will be the Hundred Acre Wood from Winnie-the-Pooh.

This event is in the "0-5 Years" group.
This event is in the "6-11 Years" group.
This event is in the "12-14 Years" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Hot Air Balloon Decorating Art Challenge

All Day
Headquarters Library
Library Branch: Headquarters Library
Age Group: 0-5 Years, 6-11 Years, 12-14 Years, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Self-Directed Activity
Event Details:

Decorate a creative hot air balloon perfect for an adventure in Oz! You can use crayons at the library or you can use materials at home and bring your creation back to the library. 

Please return to the library by July 30. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "0-5 Years" group.
This event is in the "6-11 Years" group.
This event is in the "12-14 Years" group.
This event is in the "15-18 Years" group.

Little Picassos: The Great Literacy Race

All Day
Headquarters Library
Library Branch: Headquarters Library
Age Group: 0-5 Years, 6-11 Years, 12-14 Years, 15-18 Years
Program Type: Games & Activities, Self-Directed Activity
Event Details:

Discover a newfound love of literature and libraries with The Great Literary Race - a scavenger hunt that will have you searching high and low through the stacks to uncover literary secrets and complete fun challenges.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "0-5 Years" group.
This event is in the "6-11 Years" group.
This event is in the "12-14 Years" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Paper Poppy Pop-Up

All Day
Headquarters Library
Library Branch: Headquarters Library
Age Group: 0-5 Years, 6-11 Years, 12-14 Years, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Self-Directed Activity
Event Details:

A stroll through the land of Oz takes you through a field of poppies so create one of your own! Follow the instructions and make a paper poppy. The flowers can be displayed at the library or you may take them home. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "0-5 Years" group.
This event is in the "6-11 Years" group.
This event is in the "12-14 Years" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Ruby Slipper Scavenger Hunt

All Day
Headquarters Library
Library Branch: Headquarters Library
Age Group: 0-5 Years, 6-11 Years, 12-14 Years, All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities, Self-Directed Activity
Event Details:

You can't have an adventure without the right footwear! Help Dorothy find all ten (10) ruby slippers lost in the tornado. Locate them and return to the children's desk for a prize. Please leave the shoes where they are, we will let Dorothy know.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "0-5 Years" group.

Toddler and Preschool Story Time: Clocks and Time

10:30am - 11:15am
Bordeaux Community Library
Library Branch: Bordeaux Community Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (BOR)
Age Group: 0-5 Years
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:

Join us for stories, songs and more. We will have a craft and a coloring sheet at the end. 

This week's theme is clocks and time. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "12-14 Years" group.
This event is in the "15-18 Years" group.

Escaping Reality for Fantasy Bucket List

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Cliffdale Regional Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Cliffdale Regional Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (CLF)
Age Group: 12-14 Years, 15-18 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:

We invite you to create a bucket list of places you want to go and/or things you want to do, whether it's a real place and possibility or a fantastical one. You can create a simple list, answer Q&A prompts or make a journal. 

This event is in the "19+ Years" group.

Tech Time @ the Library

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Spring Lake Community Library
Library Branch: Spring Lake Community Library
Room: Conference Room (SPL)
Age Group: 19+ Years
Program Type: Digital Literacy
Event Details:

Whether you need help setting up an email account, learning how to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) or anything in between, we’re here to help you with your computer, tablet or smartphone questions.

This event is in the "12-14 Years" group.
This event is in the "15-18 Years" group.

Teen Engineers LEGO Program

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Spring Lake Community Library
Library Branch: Spring Lake Community Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (SPL)
Age Group: 12-14 Years, 15-18 Years
Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Event Details:

Join us as we mix LEGOs and robotics. We will be combining Cubelets and LEGOs to see what we can create and then testing them to see what they can do. 

For more information about this program, please call (910) 483-7727 ext. 1459.

This event is in the "0-5 Years" group.

Family Story Time: Bugs, Bugs, Bugs!

10:00am - 10:30am
Hope Mills Community Library
Library Branch: Hope Mills Community Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (HPM)
Age Group: 0-5 Years
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:

Join us for our story time for 2- to 5-year-olds. Each week will be a different theme of stories and fun! 

This week's theme is bugs. 

For more information about this program, please call (910) 483-7727 ext. 1425. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "0-5 Years" group.

Toddler Story Time: We're Having A Birthday!

10:00am - 10:30am
Spring Lake Community Library
Library Branch: Spring Lake Community Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (SPL)
Age Group: 0-5 Years
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:

Story time for 1-3-year-olds. 

This week's theme is our country's birthday. 

For more information about this program, please call (910) 483-7727 ext. 1459. 

 

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "0-5 Years" group.

Preschool Story Time: 4th of July

10:00am - 11:00am
Cliffdale Regional Library
Library Branch: Cliffdale Regional Library
Room: Story Time Room (CLF)
Age Group: 0-5 Years
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:

Story time for 3-5-year-olds. 

This week is a celebration of the 4th of July. 

For more information about this program, please call (910) 483-7727 ext. 1449. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "6-11 Years" group.
This event is in the "12-14 Years" group.
This event is in the "15-18 Years" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Epic Escapes: Virtual National Park Tours

10:45am - 12:00pm
Headquarters Library
Library Branch: Headquarters Library
Room: Story Time Area (HQU)
Age Group: 6-11 Years, 12-14 Years, 15-18 Years, All Ages
Program Type: Culture & Entertainment, STEM/STEAM
Event Details:

Join us for on an epic adventure as we virtually tour some of America’s famous national parks with Wilderness Inquiry. Come on all of our adventures and you can collect some unique souvenir's. Ages 10-17. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "0-5 Years" group.

Family Story Time: Bugs, Bugs, Bugs!

11:00am - 11:30am
Hope Mills Community Library
Library Branch: Hope Mills Community Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (HPM)
Age Group: 0-5 Years
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:

Join us for our story time for 2- to 5-year-olds. Each week will be a different theme of stories and fun! 

This week's theme is bugs. 

For more information about this program, please call (910) 483-7727 ext. 1425.  

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "0-5 Years" group.

Preschool Story Time: We're Having A Birthday!

11:00am - 11:30am
Spring Lake Community Library
Library Branch: Spring Lake Community Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (SPL)
Age Group: 0-5 Years
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:

Story time for 3-5-year-olds. 

This week's theme is our country's birthday. 

For more information about this program, please call (910) 483-7727 ext. 1459. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "0-5 Years" group.
This event is in the "6-11 Years" group.

Story Time Take and Make Craft

12:00pm - 7:00pm
Spring Lake Community Library
Library Branch: Spring Lake Community Library
Age Group: 0-5 Years, 6-11 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Self-Directed Activity
Event Details:

This story time take and make will be available at the youth services desk from July 2 - July 8 or as long as supplies last. 

For more information about this program, please call (910) 483-7727 ext. 1459. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "6-11 Years" group.

Terrific Tuesday: Kung Fu Adventure

3:30pm - 4:30pm
North Regional Library
Library Branch: North Regional Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (NRL)
Age Group: 6-11 Years
Program Type: Games & Activities, STEM/STEAM
Event Details:

Learn about different styles of martial arts with exciting books, games and ninja-themed crafts. 

For more information about this program, please call (910) 483-7727 ext. 1450. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "12-14 Years" group.
This event is in the "15-18 Years" group.

Tabletop Tuesdays: Dungeons and Dragons

4:00pm - 6:00pm
West Regional Library
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (WRL)
Age Group: 12-14 Years, 15-18 Years
Program Type: Games & Activities
Event Details:

Adventure is calling... and we're looking for a party! Whether you have a sword, a bow, an axe or other weapon to lend to the cause, join us the first Tuesday of each month for Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition. 

This event is in the "0-5 Years" group.

Toddler Story Time: Happy 4th of July!

10:00am - 10:30am
West Regional Library
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Story Time Area (WRL)
Age Group: 0-5 Years
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:

Join us for stories, songs and more. For toddlers 2-3 years. 

This week is all about the 4th of July. We will make a themed craft at the end. 

For more information about this program, please call (910) 483-7727 ext. 1481.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.