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Chapel Hill Public Library

A department of the Town of Chapel Hill

Special Programs & Performers

Special Programs & Performers

BOOKS AND BADGES

Stop by the Program Room to visit with a police officer and listen to them read a story or two!

  • Tuesday, May 17 @ 10:30 am - Officer Robin Clark 
  • Wednesday, May 18 @ 10:30 am - Sergeant Nathan Chambers 
  • Thursday, May 19 @ 10:30 am - Officer Charlie Pardo & Officer Chris Gillum 
  • Thursday, May 19 @ 4:00 pm - Officer Mike Walter

PLANTING HOPE: ART SHOW

Come see art created by local students for a picture book project. 

  • Saturday, June 4 from 3:00-4:00 in Meeting Room B

SUMMER KICKOFF PARTY

Celebrate the beginning of summer with lots of awesome activities at the library.  Play games, have some ice cream, sign up for our Summer Challenge and more!  Stay tuned for more infomation

  • Friday, June 10 from 2:00-6:00 pm 

FAMILY MOVIES SERIES

Every Friday (June 17-August 12) at 2:00 pm in Meeting Room B.

  • June 17 - Jump In
  • June 24 - The Good Dinosaur
  • July 1 - Cloud 9
  • July 8 - The Peanuts Movie
  • July 15 - The Sandlot
  • July 22 - Norm of the North
  • July 29 - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
  • August 5 - Zootopia
  • August 12 - Kung Fu Panda 3

GROWING MINDS SERIES - SUNDAY S.T.E.A.M.

Join us for a variety of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math activities, including LEGO Club!

  • Sundays at 4:00 (June 5 - August 14) pm in Meeting Room A 
  • For grades K-5

GROWING MINDS SERIES - ADVENTURES IN BOOKS

Books are an adventure!  Learn about a different topic each session and have fun with crafts and activities.

  • Mondays at 3:00 in Meeting Room A - Please pre-register HERE!
  • June 13 - Oceans, June 27 - Rain Forests, July 11 - The Arctic, July 25 - Deserts
  • For grades 1-5

YOGA STORYTIME

Strike a yoga pose while you follow along with a story.

  • Monday, June 6 from 4:00-4:30 in the Program Room - Please pre-register HERE!
  • For ages 4+

HORA DE ESPAÑOL

The Immersion for Spanish Language Acquisition (ISLA) group invite you to play games, sing songs, and hear stories - all in Spanish! 

  • Tuesday, June 7 from 4:30-5:15 p.m. in the Program Room
  • Recommended for ages 3-8.

MAKE A T-SHIRT

Bring your own t-shirt and we will help you put an awesome screen print on it!

  • Wednesday, June 15 from 2:00-4:00 - please SIGN UP for a time slot!
  • Meeting Room B
  • Recommended for ages 4+

PAPER MOSAIC WORKSHOP

Learn the art of paper mosaic with artist Jeannette Brossart.  Sponsored by the Chapel Hill Public Arts Commission. 

  • Thursday, June 16 from 2:00-2:45 in Meeting Room A - Please pre-register HERE!
  • For ages 6-10

PERFORMANCE SERIES - GREY SEAL PUPPETS: TANGLE OF TALES

Three favorite folks tales from around the world come to life using a variety of puppet styles.

  • Monday, June 20 at 2:00 pm or 4:00 pm in Meeting Room B
  • Recommended for ages 4+

ACTIVE BODIES SERIES - BOUNCING BULLDOGS

Enjoy a performance by the awesome, local jump rope team and learn some skills yourself!

  • Thursday, June 30 at 2:00 pm or 4:00 pm - Please pre-register HERE!
  • Meeting Room B
  • For ages 6-12

PERFORMANCE SERIES - SCIENCE TELLERS: POWER & ENERGY

Join us on a fast-paced summer adventure as we make things fly, bounce, transform and soar while telling a series of stories bound to energize and engage! 

  • Wednesday, July 6 at 2:00 pm or 4:00 pm in Meeting Room B
  • Recommended for ages 4+

ACTIVE BODIES SERIES - KIDS' ZUMBA WITH THE ZEIGLERS

Get ready to learn some exciting dance moves and exercise at the same time!

  • Thursday, July 14 at 2:00 pm (ages 6-8) or 4:00 pm (ages 9-12) - Please pre-register (sign-ups begin June 15)
  • Meeting Room B
  • For ages 6-12

PERFORMANCE SERIES - THE MAGIC OF AFRICAN RHYTHMS

An unforgettable performance that displays the vibrancy of Africa’s many rhythms.

  • Wednesday, July 20 at 2:00 pm or 4:00 pm in Meeting Room B
  • Recommended for ages 4+

ACTIVE BODIES SERIES - KIDS' YOGA WITH NICOLE MARK

Yoga is for everyone! Kids will learn some basic yoga poses from Nicole Mark.

  • Thursday, July 28 at 2:00 pm (ages 6-8) or 4:00 pm (ages 9-12) - Please pre-register (sign-ups begin June 15)
  • Meeting Room B
  • For ages 6-12

PERFORMANCE SERIES - RAGS TO RICHES THEATRE: PRINCESS & THE PEA

A lively, theatrical performace of the classic fairytale!

  • Wednesday, August 3 at 2:00 pm or 4:00 pm in Meeting Room B
  • Recommended for ages 4+

ACTIVE BODIES SERIES - KIDS' MARTIAL ARTS WITH LIGO DOJO KARATE

Come learn some basics of martial arts as taught by the Ligo Dojo!  

  • Thursday, August 11 at 2:00 (ages 6-8) or 4:00 (ages 9-12) - Please pre-register (sign-ups begin July 15)
  • Meeting Room B
  • For ages 6-12

Last updated: 16 May 2016