Events for kids


A four part program on the beauty of poetry. Read notable poems. Write your own verse. Explore techniques, including: word choice, rhythm, metaphor, simile, rhyme schemes, nuances of the line, & form. Appreciate technical elements in an excellent poem and heighten the pleasure one finds in reading good poems. Space is limited. Please register below. Read More


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


Don’t miss this variety of fun, engaging events from local and visiting professional entertainers. Special performances are made possible by the generous support of the Friends of Chapel Hill Public Library.


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 includes outdoor natural play areas, a collection of nature backpacks for kids and families, a series of environmental programs, and a selection of tools, equipment, and resources for citizen Read More


Monthly talks on fascinating areas of science, followed by an educational activity and live demonstrations. Hosted by students from UNC in Meeting Room A.Read More


Join local yogi Marney Whitney for a free yoga class for kids! For ages 18 months to 6 years. Sign-up here!Read More


These intro workshops are for kids and teens (8-14) with special needs who are interested in the art of puppetry. Learn how to manipulate Jeghetto’s unique puppets with hands on instruction from the master himself. Get a brief history of the art form, and learn about the different styles of puppetry. Please register here!   Read More


Guest readers from around Chapel Hill will visit us to share stories and talk about the work they do!Read More

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