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Fri, Jun 10 at 10:15 AM - Tiny Tools for Tiny Hands: Fine Motor Fun. For Ages 2-5. Registration Required.

Tue, Jun 14 at 7 PM - The Parity Bits Present: Girls Talk Engineering. For Grades 4-9. Registration Required.

Cary Library StoryWalk at Lincoln Park: "Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao" by Kat Zhang

Tue, Jul 5 at 4:15 PM - Summer Book Club. Entering Grades 4-5. Registration Required.

Thu, Jul 7 at 4:15 PM - Summer Book Club. Entering Grades 1-3. Registration Required

Mondays at 7 PM: 7/11, 8/8, 9/12 - Book Talks Book Club. For Grades 5-6. Registration Required.

Upcoming Children's Programs

Baby Laptime (for infants)Tue, May 24th - 9:30 AM 2022
Storytime Jr. (for toddlers)Tue, May 24th - 10:15 AM 2022
Virtual Bookmarks Book Club (Grades 2 & 3)Tue, May 24th - 4:15 PM 2022
Dance Party (Ages 2 - 5)Wed, May 25th - 10:15 AM 2022
On the Road to Reading On the Road to Reading
On the Road to Reading is an early literacy program designed to encourage parents and caregivers to read 1,000 books to their child before they start kindergarten to help develop important early literacy skills and develop a lifelong love of reading and books.
What happens in Storytime affects brain development Infant, Toddler, and Preschool Activities
We offer a variety of programs for young children. Programs are created around the developmental stages for the ages advertised and are designed to help develop early literacy skills.
School Age Activities School Age Activities
We offer a variety of programs for children in grades K - 5. These programs are constantly changing, the best way to find out about our current offerings is to subscribe to our monthly newsletter.
Book Clubs (for Children) Book Clubs
Registration for our Spring 2022 Book Club session will open on Monday, March 21 at 7 PM online.
Special Events (for Children) Special Events
In addition to a full slate of vacation week special activities, the Children’s Room hosts a wide variety of additional special events from author visits to our annual major events.
Cary Library Storywalk® StoryWalk®
A StoryWalk® is a fun, educational experience for children – and adults – to enjoy reading and the outdoors at the same time. Learn about our current Storywalks(R) and discover more ways to continue the fun.

No Show Policy for Programs That Require Registration

In order to provide fair and equal access to programs, a child who has missed three programs within a six-month period without notification to the Library in advance of their absence shall not be allowed to register for any programs or activities for a period of six-months from the date of the last missed program.  The Library must be notified no later than one hour before the scheduled start of the program of an absence or it may be considered a late cancellation. Two late cancellations in a six-month period are considered one “no show” for the purposes of program attendance.

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Unaccompanied Adults in Youth Services Spaces and Programs

Adults are permitted in the Youth Services areas when accompanied by a youth or if the adult is actively using the collection or space in a way deemed appropriate by the staff. Unaccompanied adults may be asked by library staff to use the facilities, services, and equipment in the adult section of the library. If the individual does not comply with staff direction or repeatedly violates this policy, the individual will be asked to leave and may be banned from the Library. This policy was developed out of concern for the safety of children in the library.

 

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