All programs and events are cancelled from 5:00 on Wednesday, Sept. 12 through Sunday, Sept. 16.

Summer Reading Program

We encourage you to read at least 20 minutes every day this summer! Why? It’s good for your brain and your body – and it’s fun. Don't forget to sign up online to get your name in the front window!

For all ages

Science in the Stacks

Have you ever wondered what causes the sky to change colors? We're getting back to our regular partnership with UNC Science in the Stacks for experiential programs relating to science topics. Join us on Zoom at 3pm on Sunday, August 15 for a live virtual presentation on the science of sky colors.

Materials to follow along: Drinking glass or glass jar - Water - Milk - Flashlight

For kids in grades K-5

Outdoor Story Time

20-30 minutes of stories, songs & early literacy activities just outside the library

  • Pre-registration is required!
  • Masks are encouraged for everyone 5 and up.
  • Spots are limited to allow for social distancing.

    Preschool Story time (ages 3 - 6)
    Toddler Time (ages 18 months - 3 years)
    Family Story Time (all ages)

  • Circulator Bookmobile

    The Circulator will set up shop this summer in four parks and a playground. Look for us biweekly starting June 9 at Hargraves Community Center (10a-12p) and Homestead Park (2-4p) and June 16 at Chapel Hill Community Center (10a-12p) and Umstead Park (2-4p). Second Sundays you’ll find us at Phoenix Place playground, just down the street from RENA Community Center. There’ll be books to check out, computers to use, and story times to enjoy- a little library where you are...

    Recorded Story Time

    Check out our YouTube channel for over 40 pre-recorded story times, including bilingual and pajama story times.

    For all ages.