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Chapel Hill Public Library

A department of the Town of Chapel Hill

Special Programs & Performers

Special Programs & Performers


Stories, songs and rhymes for the family - in Spanish! 

  • Tuesday, June 2 from 4:30-5:15 p.m. in the Program Room
  • Saturday, June 20 from 11:15-11:45 a.m. in the Program Room


What better way to spend a hot afternoon than watching a movie in your air-conditioned library!  The movies in this series are shown at 4:00 p.m. during the school year and 2:00 p.m. during the summer in Meeting Room B.


Join us for our kids club where we bring the books and bricks and you bring your creativity.  We'll start by reading a story together and then you get to build a LEGO creation inspired by it. Meeting Room A

  • Sunday, June 14 from 4:00-4:45 pm
  • Sunday, June 28 from 4:00-4:45 pm
  • Sunday, July 12 from 4:00-4:45 pm
  • Sunday, July 26 from 4:00-4:45 pm
  • Sunday, August 9 from 4:00-4:45 pm


New Hope Audubon Society, serving Orange, Durham and Chatham counties in North Carolina, invites children of ages 6-10 and their family/friends to get to know their bird neighbors through games, hands-on activities, and educational displays.  Saturday, July 11 from 10:30-12:30 in Meeting Room A.


Live science demonstrations all about plants and how they grow!

  • Sunday, June 14 at 3:00 in Meeting Room B
  • Sunday, July 12 at 3:00 in Meeting Room B
  • Sunday, August 9 at 3:00 in Meeting Room B


Join us for a make-and-take craft program! For kids ages 4 & up.

  • June 7 from 4:00-4:45 p.m. in the Program Room
  • June 21 from 4:00-4:45 p.m. in the Program Room
  • July 5 from 4:00-4:45 p.m. in the Program Room
  • July 19 from 4:00-4:45 p.m. in the Program Room


  • Friday, June 12 - Summer Reading Kickoff Party - 2-6 pm
    • Join us as we celebrate all things Summer Reading! There will be fun activities for all ages along with some special "heroic" guests.
  • Wednesday, June 17 - Family Concert featuring Susana & Timmy Abell - 2pm/4pm
    • Every hero has a story! Folk music and storytelling from award-winning NC musicians.
  • Monday, June 22 - Bright Star Theatre: Happily Ever After - 2pm/4pm
    • Happily Ever After! Hilarious renditions of Grimm's favorites.
  • Wednesday, July 1 - Superhero T-shirt Craft - 2-4pm
    • Every hero needs a t-shirt!  Bring a plain one to the library and SHAZAM!  We'll make it superific! Signup for a time slot.
  • Monday, July 6 - Magical Storytelling with Mark Daniel - 2pm/4pm
    • Alakazam!  Magic AND stories... the perfect combination.  Don't miss the fun!
  • Wednesday, July 15 - Family Concert featuring Alina Celeste - 2pm/4pm
    • Dance and sing with kindie musician Alina Celeste.  Catchy, silly, and sweet,  you can't help but smile!  And you just might want some peanut butter pie when it's over...
  • Monday, July 20 - Grey Seal Puppets: The Emperor's New Clothes - 2pm/4pm
    • Come enjoy a favorite tale with North Carolina's favorite one-man puppet troupe.  Laughs guaranteed!
  • Wednesday, August 5 - Rags to Riches Theatre: Jack Tales - 2pm/4pm
    • Become part of the show as Rags to Riches follow Jack up that big ole bean tree!
  • Wednesday, August 12 - Family Concert featuring Big Bang Boom - 2pm/4pm
    • Get loud in the library!  Energetic, enthusiastic, and just plain enjoyable, Big, Bang, Boom know how to get the party started!

Last updated: 27 May 2015