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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 16 - July 22 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 "19+ Years" group.

Creative Dot Journaling for Busy Adults

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Headquarters Library
Library Branch: Headquarters Library
Room: Computer Training Lab/Classroom Dual Use Room (HQU)
Age Group: 19+ Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, General Program
Event Details:

Learn how to create various calendars and spreads to organize all areas of your personal and professional life in a simple dot journal. From basic to extravagant, there is no limit to how you design your journal to meet your needs. 

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

Paint a Flower Garden

10:00am - 11:30am
East Regional Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: East Regional Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (ERL)
Age Group: 19+ Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:

Join us for a beginner-friendly flower garden painting program using latex balloons! Materials will be provided. 

Registration is required by calling (910) 483-7727 ext. 1414 or registering online. 

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

Crafty Needles Club

2:00pm - 3:30pm
North Regional Library
Library Branch: North Regional Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (NRL)
Age Group: 19+ Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Bring your knitting, crochet, cross stitch or other needle craft project and socialize with fellow crafters. Please note this is not a class, but an opportunity to gather. Limited supplies will be available, so come prepared. 

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

Be Prepared: DIY Everyday Survival Kits

4:00pm - 5:30pm
East Regional Library
Library Branch: East Regional Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (ERL)
Age Group: 6-11 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM/STEAM
Event Details:

Be prepared for lots of the little things in the adventure of life. Learn a few tips for suburban survival and make your own DIY survival kit to carry in your bookbag or purse.

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.

Wonderful World of Teen Art

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hope Mills Community Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Hope Mills Community Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (HPM)
Age Group: 12-14 Years, 15-18 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:

Join us as we explore the wonderful world of art! Supplies will be provided. 

Registration is required by calling (910) 483-7727 ext. 1425 or registering online.
 

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 23 - July 29 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 "0-5 Years" group.
This event is in the "6-11 Years" group.

Avatar: The Last Airbender Elements - Air

5:00pm - 6:00pm
West Regional Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (WRL)
Age Group: 0-5 Years, 6-11 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

Only the avatar can master all four elements, whereas regular individuals may be able to master one or none of the bending arts. 

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 "19+ Years" group.

Creating with Clay: Trinket Dish

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Headquarters Library
Library Branch: Headquarters Library
Room: Conference Room #3 (HQU)
Age Group: 19+ Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Fire up your imagination and join us to create a unique and colorful clay dish. 

For more information about this program, please call (910) 483-7727 ext. 1345.

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

Plant and Sip

10:30am - 12:00pm
Bordeaux Community Library
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Bordeaux Community Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (BOR)
Age Group: 19+ Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Gardening season is still here. Have fun and engage with peers painting creative designs on your garden pot, while sipping on some delicious tea. Choose from a variety of seeds to grow in your garden pot.

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

Brush Bot Battle!

4:00pm - 5:30pm
East Regional Library
Library Branch: East Regional Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (ERL)
Age Group: 6-11 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM/STEAM
Event Details:

Make a brush bot and battle your friends in races and sumo-style match-ups. Whose design is fastest? Whose design is strongest? Let the battles begin! 

Grades 3-5. Teens (grades 6-12) are welcome to attend. 

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.

Wonderful World of Teen Art

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hope Mills Community Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Hope Mills Community Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (HPM)
Age Group: 12-14 Years, 15-18 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

Join us as we explore the wonderful world of art! Supplies will be provided. 

Registration is required by calling (910) 483-7727 ext. 1425 or registering online.

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 30 - August 5 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 "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.

Make a Sweet Treat 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:

Choose between an ice cream cone or a popsicle and make your own sweet treat creation with crayons at the library or take it home and use your creative supplies! 

Please return to the library by August 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.

Summertime Fun!

10:00am - 11:00am
East Regional Library
Library Branch: East Regional Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (ERL)
Age Group: 0-5 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games & Activities, Story Time
Event Details:

Come have some fun with stories, songs and activities about summertime fun. 

For more information about this program, please call (910) 483-7727 ext. 1403. 

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.

ChAoS CrEAtOrs STEAM Club: Squishy Circuits & Quirky Robots

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Cliffdale Regional Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Cliffdale Regional Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (CLF)
Age Group: 6-11 Years, 12-14 Years, 15-18 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:

Who doesn't enjoy a little chaos?  

Join us as we explore hands-on experiments and creations that involve science, technology, engineering, art and math! Open to all ages 8 and up.  

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.

Friendship Bracelet Program

10:00am - 11:00am
North Regional Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: North Regional Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (NRL)
Age Group: 6-11 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:

If you love crafts and spending time with friends, them join us as we make friendship bracelets. Bring your BFF. 

Registration is required by calling (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 "19+ Years" group.

Knit & Crochet Club

10:00am - 12:00pm
Bordeaux Community Library
Library Branch: Bordeaux Community Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (BOR)
Age Group: 19+ Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Socialize, learn, trade tips and swap patterns. Supplies are provided for beginners. Adults only. 

For more information about this program, please call (910) 483-7727 ext. 1381.

 

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

Teen Scene Artistry: Yarn Art

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Headquarters Library
Library Branch: Headquarters Library
Room: Teen Space (HQU)
Age Group: 12-14 Years, 15-18 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Not interested in knitting or crochet, but like yarn? This is the art project for you! We will be using yarn like paint to create works of art on the page. 

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

Back to School Time!

10:00am - 11:00am
East Regional Library
Library Branch: East Regional Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (ERL)
Age Group: 0-5 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games & Activities, Story Time
Event Details:

Have some fun with stories, songs and activities before it's time to head back to school. All ages are welcome. 

For more information about this program, please call (910) 483-7727 ext. 1403. 

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.

Teens Draw: Hands

5:00pm - 6:00pm
North Regional Library
Library Branch: North Regional Library
Room: Story Time Room (NRL)
Age Group: 12-14 Years, 15-18 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Exchange drawing tips, tricks and techniques, develop your own unique artistic style and showcase your art in a safe and supportive environment. 

This month we're focusing on hands. 

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

Design Your Own Mug

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Hope Mills Community Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Hope Mills Community Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (HPM)
Age Group: 19+ Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

Come create a festive mug as a gift for yourself or for someone else. All materials will be provided. 

Registration is required by calling (910) 483-7727 ext. 1435 or registering online.

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

Littles Sensory Paint Time and Playdate

10:00am - 11:00am
West Regional Library
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting/Activity Room (WRL)
Age Group: 0-5 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Sensory Program
Event Details:

Join us as our littles have a mess free paint time and playdate. So simple even babies doing tummy time will have the chance to paint a masterpiece.

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 "19+ Years" group.

Bad Art Craft Session

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Headquarters Library
Library Branch: Headquarters Library
Room: Conference Room #3 (HQU)
Age Group: 19+ Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Forget the pressure to make things "good" or "nice". Come make bad art. Make it ugly, make it messy, make it tacky. Make it fun! 

For more information about this program, please call (910) 483-7727 ext. 1345.