Events for kids


A variety of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math activities.


The Chapel Hill Historical Society, located on the ground floor of the library, brings periodic talks and presentations about past places, events, and cultural milestones that make up our town’s unique character. Meeting Room B.Read More


Programs for pre-schoolers including a combination of stories, music, and early literacy activities.


Explore More at Pritchard Park is an interdepartmental collaboration to activate Pritchard Park through spaces, services, and programs related to environmental education and STEAM learning. It will include a new outdoor natural play area, a collection of nature backpacks for kids and families, a series of environmental programs, and a selection of tools, equipment, and Read More


Learn the basics of how cameras work and the underlying techniques that will make your photos stand out. This class teaches the 3 key functions of every camera: ISO, SHUTTER, and APERTURE. It also aims to demonstrate how they they correlate to EXPOSURE. The program will introduce FRAMING, COMPOSITION, and how to FOCUS. Participants will Read More


A variety of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math activities.


Programs for pre-schoolers including a combination of stories, music, and early literacy activities.


Explore More at Pritchard Park is an interdepartmental collaboration to activate Pritchard Park through spaces, services, and programs related to environmental education and STEAM learning. It will include a new outdoor natural play area, a collection of nature backpacks for kids and families, a series of environmental programs, and a selection of tools, equipment, and Read More


Toddlers actively participate in stories, music, and movement enhancing their social, emotional, and language development


Ages 6-18 months enjoy great books, learn fun songs, and meet other families in this interactive program.


Come see a live performance of The Chapel Hill Fire Department Safety Puppet Show “Johnnie Joins the Fire Department.”  Children will learn important fire safety tips while having fun!  Parents will be entertained as well. A talented crew of firefighters and volunteers presents this fun, musical story, which has received recognition from the NC Jaycees Burn Center, Read More


Chapel Hill Public Library is one of several organizations celebrating the life and legacy of the abolitionist, orator, and newspaper publisher Frederick Douglass on the occasion of his 200th birthday. For a look at more events in our community celebrating Frederick Douglass’ 200th birthday, visit the Orange County website       Douglass portrait by Read More

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