(No registration required unless otherwise noted)
Baby Laptime - Ages 0 to 15 months
Come join us for a 20-minute, low-key, interactive program, featuring songs, finger plays, nursery rhymes, and simple stories for babies and their caregivers.
Preschool Sing-Along - Ages 0 to 6
A low-key program for children from birth to age 6 and their caregivers. Come sing old favorites; you might even learn a new song or two!
Toddler Time - Toddler 1: ages 16 to 24 months; Toddler 2: ages 25 to 30 months
Together, you and your toddler will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. The 11:15 am program is a repeat of the 10:30 am program, but for slightly older toddlers.
2½-Year-Old Storytime - Age 2½
2½-year-olds and their caregivers are invited to join us at this storytime for stories, rhymes and songs.
Circle Time - Ages 2 to 5
Join us in this low-key, 20-minute program of songs, fingerplays, and rhymes. Enthusiasm and participation encouraged and welcomed.
3-Year-Old Storytime - Age 3
Stop by for stories, songs, and finger plays.
Preschool Movies - Ages 3 to 6
Each week, 3 or 4 short films based on young children’s books will be shown. No movies are shown on the Tuesday after a Monday holiday.
(Registration required for all Explore, Learn & Create programs unless otherwise specified - see event details for more information)
LEGO® Block Party! - Everyone welcome - no registration required
Drop-in and build with our LEGO® bricks! Bring your Mom, your Grandpa, your friend, your cousin, and see what you create. Everyone is welcom.
Saturday, December 14, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Saturday January 11, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Superhero Training Academy - Grades K-2
Do you have what it takes to be a superhero? Come test your skills at our superhero training camp.
Thursday, December 19, 2:00 - 3:30 pm
DECEMBER VACATION PROGRAMS
Family Crafts - Everyone Welcome
Children of all ages and abilities and their caregivers are invited to get crafty with us. Stay for half and hour or the entire hour and a half. Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration necessary.
Thursday, December 26, 2:30 - 4:00 pm
Get Your Game On - Grades K-5
Drop in, stay for a game or three, bring your parents, siblings or friends for an afternoon of board games, card games and puzzles. (Parents welcome, but not required.)
Monday, December 30, 3:30 - 5:30 pm
Pasta Making - Grades 4-8
Come learn how to make homemade ravioli filled with a local seasonal filling.
Thursday, January 9, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Science Fun - Grades 4-6
Have fun with hands-on, daring experiments for young scientists!
Wednesday, January 15, 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Wednesday, February 5, 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Fancy Nancy Tea Party - Grades K-2
Wear your fanciest attire and join us for a Fancy Nancy-inspired tea pary. Ooh la la! We'll be practicing our good manners and celebrating all things Fancy Nancy.
Thursday, January 16, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Breakfast for Dinner! - Grades 2-4
What could be better than pancakes (made from scratch) with local maple syrup and learning how to make your own butter?
Thursday, January 23, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
CHINESE NEW YEAR
Chinese Brush Painting - Grades 4-6
Learn how to handle a brush and create a chinese painting using traditional materials with artist Sharon Wu.
Wednesday, January 29 (snow date February 19), 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Chinese Characters & Calligraphy - Grades 4-5
Learn the basics of Chinese characters and how to write them using Chinese ink brushes.
Tuesday, February 4 (snow date February 11), 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Chinese Dough Figurines - Grades 3-5
Learn how to knead multicolored chinese rice dough and craft beautiful figurines out of them, with artist Tze-Ping Huang.
Saturday, February 8 (snow date February 15), 2:00 pm
Fruit Smoothies - Grades 2-4
Learn about healthy eating with a registered dietician and then compete in teams to create the best tasting fresh fruit smoothie using only local ingredients.
Thursday, February 6, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Brickbuilders', Jr.- Grades K to 2
Drop in, bring a friend, come create with the Library's LEGO® bricks. No registration necessary.
Brickbuilders' Club - Grades 3 to 5
Do you love LEGO®? Join others who do to create, learn and share ideas. members will have a chance to work individually and in teams to build creations.
Attendance in limited. Sign up in the Cary Library Children's Room in person or by phone.
Carykids Book Club - Grades 4 to 6
Do you love to read? Would you like to meet new friends and enjoy interesting book discussions? Join the CaryKids Book Club! Refreshments are served.
We will have 12 kids in each group. Register and pick up a copy of the current book in the Cary Library Children’s Room. Please choose Tuesdays OR Thursdays.
Here are a few books the club has enjoyed in the past: