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Tue Jul 30 at 2 PM - Meet the Author: Graphic Novels Are Life! With Dan Santat. For Entering Gr. 5-8. Registration Required.

Scholastic BookFlix - Where Stories and Nonfiction Connect. Explore the world of reading through paired fiction and nofiction titiles.

Are You on the Road to Reading? Ask about our early literacy program for babies & preschoolers and get on the road today!

Wed Aug 21 4:30-5:30 PM - Fun @ the Farm! Grades K-2. Registration Required.

On the Road to Reading On the Road to Reading
On the Road to Reading is an early literacy program designed to encourage parents and caregivers to read 1,000 books to their child before they start kindergarten to help develop important early literacy skills and develop a lifelong love of reading and books.
What happens in Storytime affects brain development Infant, Toddler, and Preschool Activities
We offer a variety of programs for young children. Programs are created around the developmental stages for the ages advertised and are designed to help develop early literacy skills.
Book Clubs (for Children) Book Clubs
We anticipate registration for our Fall book club session (October - December) will open in September. More information will be available soon. When you register, you are registering for the entire season, so please register only if you are able to attend all meetings of a club.
School Age Activities School Age Activities
We offer a variety of stand alone programs for school age children in addition to our regular book clubs. Programs are created around the developmental stages for the ages advertised and are designed to encourage a child's love of learning through exploration and play. Most school-age programs require registration.
Special Events (for Children) Special Events
In addition to a full slate of vacation week special activities, the Children’s Room hosts a wide variety of additional special events from author visits to our annual major events.
Cary Library Storywalk® StoryWalk®
A StoryWalk® is a fun, educational experience for children – and adults – to enjoy reading and the outdoors at the same time. Learn about our current Storywalks® and discover more ways to continue the fun.
Feeling Crafty? Feeling Crafty?
Try one of these fun craft projects! Crafts are great for quiet time, and for quality parent bonding time.

No Show Policy for Programs That Require Registration

In order to provide fair and equal access to programs, a child who has missed three programs within a six-month period without notification to the Library in advance of their absence shall not be allowed to register for any programs or activities for a period of six-months from the date of the last missed program.  The Library must be notified no later than one hour before the scheduled start of the program of an absence or it may be considered a late cancellation. Two late cancellations in a six-month period are considered one “no show” for the purposes of program attendance.

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Unaccompanied Adults in Youth Services Spaces and Programs

Adults are permitted in the Youth Services areas when accompanied by a youth or if the adult is actively using the collection or space in a way deemed appropriate by the staff. Unaccompanied adults may be asked by library staff to use the facilities, services, and equipment in the adult section of the library. If the individual does not comply with staff direction or repeatedly violates this policy, the individual will be asked to leave and may be banned from the Library. This policy was developed out of concern for the safety of children in the library.

 

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