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Aging

  1. Chinese Folk Dancing - Seymour

    December 15, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM @ Seymour Center

    This is a fun and low-impact fusion dance class suitable for women 45+ years old. This dance class will give you a chance to learn Chinese folk dance in an effective and creative way. While the dances taught in this class will be primarily classical and ethnic Chinese folk dances, they also combine Latin dance techniques. Popular Chinese and international songs will be used to accompany the dances. Instructor: Julie Gu For more information, contact julie.x.gu@gmail.com or 919-397-3648.

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  2. Tech Knowledge - Seymour

    December 15, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Not sure if your cell phone is an android or iPhone? If you want to learn more about your iPads, kindles, tablets, or whatever device you may have, this is a great opportunity. You will get one on one instruction from our tech savvy high school students. Your own personal Tech Assistant will be available to address your specific needs and inquiries with you for 45 – 60 min every other Saturday. Contact Meghan Davis, Program Assistant at 919-245-2026 to make an appointment. Instructors: Local High School Students

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  3. Be a Santa to a Senior WRAPPING PARTY!

    December 17, 2018, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Notice - Rescheduled NEW DATE, Monday, December 17. The Chapel Hill Home Instead Senior Care has partnered with Brookshire Seniors Living in Hillsborough and Covenant Place Retirement Apartments in Chapel Hill to identify seniors who need gifts and with other local organizations to help with gift collection and distribution. They invite anyone interested in wrapping gifts to join them at their WRAPPING PARTY Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Rd., Chapel Hill For more information about the program see our Facebook post, visit BeaSantatoaSenior.com or call 919-475-2989 or 919-933-3300.

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  4. Gym Walk - Cedar Grove

    December 17, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Cedar Grove Community Center

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  5. Ted Talks At Seymour - The Secret to Living Longer May be Your Social Life - Susan Pinker, Developmental Psychologist

    December 17, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Join us as we dive into TED Talks at Seymour including a 15 minute video/talk and follow up discussions led by Emily Gordon. The Italian island of Sardinia has more than six times as many centenarians as the mainland and ten times as many as in North America. Why? According to psychologist Susan Pinker, it's not a sunny disposition or a low-fat, gluten-free diet that keeps the islanders healthy -- it's their emphasis on close personal relationships and face-to-face interactions. Learn more about super longevity as Pinker explains what it takes to live to 100 and beyond. Min: 10/Max: 82

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  6. AL-ANON - Passmore

    December 17, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Alcoholism affects many people, especially family and friends. There are people all around that may be experiencing the same thing you are right now. This Al-Anon group can help provide understanding and support. Meetings held in Conference Room 1026.

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  7. Chinese Folk Dancing - Seymour

    December 17, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Seymour Center

    This is a fun and low-impact fusion dance class suitable for women 45+ years old. This dance class will give you a chance to learn Chinese folk dance in an effective and creative way. While the dances taught in this class will be primarily classical and ethnic Chinese folk dances, they also combine Latin dance techniques. Popular Chinese and international songs will be used to accompany the dances. Instructor: Julie Gu For more information, contact julie.x.gu@gmail.com or 919-397-3648.

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  8. Holiday Pop Up Movie - Passmore

    December 18, 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Holiday cheer is everywhere! Let’s celebrate with one last activity this week with a pop-up movie. The Passmore center will show a surprise movie that will be sure to get you in the holiday spirit. Join us for the movie, hot coco, and other delicious snacks.

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  9. Gym Walk - Cedar Grove

    December 18, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Cedar Grove Community Center

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  10. Ted Talks At Passmore - My Stroke of Insight - Jill Bolte Taylor

    December 18, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Passmore Center

    Join us as we dive into TED Talks at Passmore in a laidback yet informative environment including a 15 - 30 min video/talk and follow up discussions led by Meghan Davis. Jill Bolte Taylor, Neuroanatomist, got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for. She suffered a massive stroke. She studied her stroke as it happened and watched her brain functions shut down one by one. She now has become a powerful voice for brain recovery. Min: 5/Max: 25.

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  11. Gym Walk - Cedar Grove

    December 19, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Cedar Grove Community Center

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  12. Petals with a Purpose - Seymour

    December 19, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    The Arc of the Triangle’s Petals with a Purpose connects flowers to people, all the while making a positive difference on the environment. Using items destined for the landfill and with support from the community, Petals with a Purpose needs YOU! This is an opportunity for volunteers and friends to come together weekly to create bouquets of fresh flowers that are delivered to local partners in our community. Please register if you are able to assist. Min: 5/ Max: 8 Leader: Courtney Owens, Outreach and Volunteer Specialist

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  13. Wednesdays@One Poetry - Seymour

    December 19, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    If you are looking for an opportunity to expand your poetic horizons, to cultivate your own writing, to engage with other writers of poetry, then Wednesdays@One Poetry is for you. We meet each week from 1 to 2:30 p.m. We share poems. We react to each other’s work. We encourage one another. We work on poetry projects together. Min: 5/Max: 20 Instructor: Clark Holtzman

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  14. Jimmy Smith & Friends Holiday Concert & Dinner - Seymour

    December 19, 2018, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Seymour Center

    Get ready for a joyous pre-holiday celebration performance by Jimmy Smith and Friends. Jimmy's incredible keyboard versatility and panache are well known to his many Orange and Chatham county admirers. Now it all wraps up with his ultimate free musical gift to the area. A stunning holiday concert with everything from reggae to romance, steel drums to carols, classics to Chinese dancers, jazz to jubilation! Bring the holidays in with a bang! Min: 30/Max: 80

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  15. Spanish Social Club - Seymour

    December 20, 2018, 9:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Seymour Center

    Please join us on Thursdays from 9 - 11:45 am for various activities offered in Spanish. The Social Club offers socialization, exercise, and learning with other seniors in Spanish. Typical gatherings might involve discussing health; exercising for 20 min, relaxing activities, and/or learning a new skill (eg navigate social media, the computer, or an English conversation). If you have questions or require transportation, please call 919-245-4279 (ex 1) for additional information. Acompáñenos los jueves de 9-11:45 am para una variedad de actividades ofrecidas en español. El Club Social le ofrece la oportunidad de socializar con adultos mayores, hacer ejercicio y aprender algo nuevo. Un día típico incluye pláticas sobre temas de salud, veinte minutos de ejercicio, y tiempo para socializar, relajarse y aprender una nueva habilidad. Podemos tratar de ofrecerle, si lo solicita, transporte. Para más información en español puede contactar 919-245-4279.

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  16. Diabetes Self-Management Education Program

    December 20, 2018, 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Southern Human Services Center, Chapel Hill; or Whitted Services Center, Hillsborough

    Do you have diabetes? Would you like to learn more about how to manage it? This program will cover the basics of diabetes including: nutrition and meal planning; medications and monitoring; exercise; living with diabetes; as well as detection and control of complications. . A medical provider’s referral is needed to enroll in the program. Fee: Medicare (no co-pay), Medicaid ($3 co-pay) and some private insurance companies will pay for this program. There is a sliding scale fee based on income. Lunch provided.

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  17. Gym Walk - Cedar Grove

    December 20, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Cedar Grove Community Center

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  18. Laughter Yoga with Neidra - Passmore

    December 20, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Laughter Yoga is a low impact exercise program combining LAUGHTER and YOGIC BREATHING. It reduces stress, boosts immunity, releases endorphins, increases oxygen, promotes better sleep, encourages social bonds, improves mental health, and uplifts sense of wellbeing. FOR ALL AGES & MOBILITY ABILITIES. Facilitator: Neidra L. Clark, Certified Laughter Yoga Leader

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  19. AL-ANON - Passmore

    December 20, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Alcoholism affects many people, especially family and friends. There are people all around that may be experiencing the same thing you are right now. This Al-Anon group can help provide understanding and support. Meetings held in Conference Room 1026. Mondays 3:30 – 4:30 pm Thursdays 6:30 – 7:30 pm

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  20. Gym Walk - Cedar Grove

    December 21, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Cedar Grove Community Center

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  21. Chinese Folk Dancing - Seymour

    December 22, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM @ Seymour Center

    This is a fun and low-impact fusion dance class suitable for women 45+ years old. This dance class will give you a chance to learn Chinese folk dance in an effective and creative way. While the dances taught in this class will be primarily classical and ethnic Chinese folk dances, they also combine Latin dance techniques. Popular Chinese and international songs will be used to accompany the dances. Instructor: Julie Gu For more information, contact julie.x.gu@gmail.com or 919-397-3648.

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  22. Gym Walk - Cedar Grove

    December 24, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Cedar Grove Community Center

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  23. AL-ANON - Passmore

    December 24, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Alcoholism affects many people, especially family and friends. There are people all around that may be experiencing the same thing you are right now. This Al-Anon group can help provide understanding and support. Meetings held in Conference Room 1026.

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  24. Chinese Folk Dancing - Seymour

    December 24, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Seymour Center

    This is a fun and low-impact fusion dance class suitable for women 45+ years old. This dance class will give you a chance to learn Chinese folk dance in an effective and creative way. While the dances taught in this class will be primarily classical and ethnic Chinese folk dances, they also combine Latin dance techniques. Popular Chinese and international songs will be used to accompany the dances. Instructor: Julie Gu For more information, contact julie.x.gu@gmail.com or 919-397-3648.

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  25. Gym Walk - Cedar Grove

    December 25, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Cedar Grove Community Center

    Gym Walk

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  26. Gym Walk - Cedar Grove

    December 26, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Cedar Grove Community Center

    Gym Walk

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  27. Petals with a Purpose - Seymour

    December 26, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    The Arc of the Triangle’s Petals with a Purpose connects flowers to people, all the while making a positive difference on the environment. Using items destined for the landfill and with support from the community, Petals with a Purpose needs YOU! This is an opportunity for volunteers and friends to come together weekly to create bouquets of fresh flowers that are delivered to local partners in our community. Please register if you are able to assist. Min: 5/ Max: 8 Leader: Courtney Owens, Outreach and Volunteer Specialist

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  28. Wednesdays@One Poetry - Seymour

    December 26, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Seymour Center

    If you are looking for an opportunity to expand your poetic horizons, to cultivate your own writing, to engage with other writers of poetry, then Wednesdays@One Poetry is for you. We meet each week from 1 to 2:30 p.m. We share poems. We react to each other’s work. We encourage one another. We work on poetry projects together. Min: 5/Max: 20 Instructor: Clark Holtzman

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  29. Spanish Social Club - Seymour

    December 27, 2018, 9:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Seymour Center

    Please join us on Thursdays from 9 - 11:45 am for various activities offered in Spanish. The Social Club offers socialization, exercise, and learning with other seniors in Spanish. Typical gatherings might involve discussing health; exercising for 20 min, relaxing activities, and/or learning a new skill (eg navigate social media, the computer, or an English conversation). If you have questions or require transportation, please call 919-245-4279 (ex 1) for additional information. Acompáñenos los jueves de 9-11:45 am para una variedad de actividades ofrecidas en español. El Club Social le ofrece la oportunidad de socializar con adultos mayores, hacer ejercicio y aprender algo nuevo. Un día típico incluye pláticas sobre temas de salud, veinte minutos de ejercicio, y tiempo para socializar, relajarse y aprender una nueva habilidad. Podemos tratar de ofrecerle, si lo solicita, transporte. Para más información en español puede contactar 919-245-4279.

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  30. Gym Walk - Cedar Grove

    December 27, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Cedar Grove Community Center

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  31. Laughter Yoga with Neidra - Passmore

    December 27, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Laughter Yoga is a low impact exercise program combining LAUGHTER and YOGIC BREATHING. It reduces stress, boosts immunity, releases endorphins, increases oxygen, promotes better sleep, encourages social bonds, improves mental health, and uplifts sense of wellbeing. FOR ALL AGES & MOBILITY ABILITIES. Facilitator: Neidra L. Clark, Certified Laughter Yoga Leader

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  32. AL-ANON - Passmore

    December 27, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Alcoholism affects many people, especially family and friends. There are people all around that may be experiencing the same thing you are right now. This Al-Anon group can help provide understanding and support. Meetings held in Conference Room 1026. Mondays 3:30 – 4:30 pm Thursdays 6:30 – 7:30 pm

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  33. Gym Walk - Cedar Grove

    December 28, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Cedar Grove Community Center

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  34. Chinese Folk Dancing - Seymour

    December 29, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM @ Seymour Center

    This is a fun and low-impact fusion dance class suitable for women 45+ years old. This dance class will give you a chance to learn Chinese folk dance in an effective and creative way. While the dances taught in this class will be primarily classical and ethnic Chinese folk dances, they also combine Latin dance techniques. Popular Chinese and international songs will be used to accompany the dances. Instructor: Julie Gu For more information, contact julie.x.gu@gmail.com or 919-397-3648.

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  35. Gym Walk - Cedar Grove

    December 31, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Cedar Grove Community Center

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  36. AL-ANON - Passmore

    December 31, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Passmore Center

    Alcoholism affects many people, especially family and friends. There are people all around that may be experiencing the same thing you are right now. This Al-Anon group can help provide understanding and support. Meetings held in Conference Room 1026.

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  37. Chinese Folk Dancing - Seymour

    December 31, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Seymour Center

    This is a fun and low-impact fusion dance class suitable for women 45+ years old. This dance class will give you a chance to learn Chinese folk dance in an effective and creative way. While the dances taught in this class will be primarily classical and ethnic Chinese folk dances, they also combine Latin dance techniques. Popular Chinese and international songs will be used to accompany the dances. Instructor: Julie Gu For more information, contact julie.x.gu@gmail.com or 919-397-3648.

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Animal Services Events

  1. Home For the Holidays Adoption Special!

    November 14, 2018 - December 31, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Animal Services Center

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  2. Pictures With Santa (Canned Pet Food Drive!)

    December 15, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Animal Services Center

    Donate 4 cans of pet food and have your picture taken with Santa!

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Board of County Commissioners (BOCC)

  1. Social Services Board

    December 15, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Department of Social Services

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  2. Partnership to End Homelessness

    December 17, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Chapel Hill Carrboro Chamber of Commerce

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  3. ABC Board

    December 18, 2018, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ ABC Office

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  4. BOCC Regular Meeting

    December 18, 2018, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Southern Human Services Center

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  5. Orange County Housing Authority

    December 19, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Southern Human Services Center

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  6. Orange Unified Transportation Board

    December 19, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ West Campus Office Building

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Library

  1. Saturday Storytime at Main

    December 15, 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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  2. Baby Lapsit Storytime

    December 17, 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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  3. Tiny Tots Storytime | Main Library

    December 18, 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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  4. Kids Explore | Main Library | Grades k-2

    December 18, 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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  5. Preschool Storytime

    December 19, 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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  6. Gavel Club Meeting | Main Library | Ages 12-18

    December 20, 2018, 1:00 PM

    Triangle Gavel Club, an affiliate of Toastmasters International, offers homeschoolers a fun way to improve their confidence, communication skills, and leadership abilities through public speaking. Stop by a meeting or contact Club organizers at trianglegavelclub@gmail.com. Ages 12-18

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  7. Saturday Storytime at Main

    December 22, 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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  8. Teen Advisory Board Meeting | Main Library Teen Room | Teens

    December 22, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Main Library, Hillsborough

    Join TAB! The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a group of teens who work to plan teen programs and make the library teen-friendly. TAB is a great way to get service learning and community service hours. For more information about TAB and how to join, visit bit.ly/ocpltabapp

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  9. Libraries closed for winter break

    December 24, 2018 - December 26, 2018

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  10. No Baby Lapsit Storytime today. See you on Jan. 8!

    December 24, 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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  11. No Tiny Tots Storytime | Main Library | See you Jan. 9

    December 25, 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. No Kids Explore today or next week | Main Library | Grades k-2 | See you Jan. 8

    December 25, 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. No Preschool Storytime today or next week. See you Jan. 9.

    December 26, 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. No Meeting of the Carrboro Book Club

    December 27, 2018, 6:30 PM

    This club meets the fourth Tuesday of the Month at 6:30 p.m. at the Carrboro Branch Library at McDougle Middle School. Join us for this free monthly librarian-led discussion. Copies of the book are usually available. Please call the Carrboro Branch at 919.969.3006 or email JSmith@orangecountync.gov for more details. October 23: The Last Ballad by Wiley Cash November 27: The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen December: No Meeting January 22: Old Filth by Jane Gardam February 26: Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler March 26: In the Darkroom by Susan Faludi

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  15. No Saturday Storytime at Main today. See you on the 12th!

    December 29, 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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  16. Libraries close at 6 p.m.

    December 31, 2018, All Day

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  17. No Baby Lapsit Storytime today. See you on Jan. 8!

    December 31, 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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