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K-5 Junior Builders

2019-10-11 16:30:00 2019-10-11 17:15:00 America/New_York K-5 Junior Builders Oct 11th: Tiny Towns; Oct 25th: Spider Webs; Nov 15th: Tee-Pees/Wigwam; Nov 22nd: Legos; Dec. 6th: Igloos East Regional Library

Friday, October 11
4:30pm - 5:15pm

Add to Calendar 2019-10-11 16:30:00 2019-10-11 17:15:00 America/New_York K-5 Junior Builders Oct 11th: Tiny Towns; Oct 25th: Spider Webs; Nov 15th: Tee-Pees/Wigwam; Nov 22nd: Legos; Dec. 6th: Igloos East Regional Library

East Regional Library

East - Children's Programming Room

Oct 11th: Tiny Towns; Oct 25th: Spider Webs; Nov 15th: Tee-Pees/Wigwam; Nov 22nd: Legos; Dec. 6th: Igloos

Join us for a STEAM based building program at the library. 

October 11th: Tiny Towns

Join in the fun of designing a tiny town with paper! Whether the city is inspired by Durham, or creatively invented, Junior Builders will exercise folding and pattern making skills.  Builders may choose to work together or on their own.  

October 25th: Build a Spider Web

If you were a spider, what would your web look like? Come find out! Choose from a variety of materials and practice your web-building skills.

November 15th: Build a Tee-Pee or Wigwam

Join us as we learn about the difference between tee-pee’s and wigwams and their history, and then build a small version of one. Junior Builders will select from materials, such as wooden pieces, card board, yarn, fabric, and more. Templates will be provided, and creativity is encouraged!  

November 22nd: Lego Challenge

Take a spin on our Lego Challenge wheel and put your building skills to the test! Junior Builders may work together or on their own.  

December 6th:Design and Build an Igloo

Are you in a wintery, cold weather mood? Join us as we learn about igloos then design and build our own.

East Regional Library

Phone: 919-560-0203
Location Manager:
Lauren Doll

Hours
We're closed Wednesday October 23
Mon, Oct 14 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Oct 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Oct 16 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Oct 17 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Oct 18 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Oct 19 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Oct 20 2:00PM to 6:00PM

About the branch

East Regional Library opened in June of 2006. This 25,000 square foot library features free wireless internet access, public meeting and study rooms, computer access, and more. 

Upcoming events

Wed, Oct 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
East - Children's Programming Room
This storytime, for ages 3-5, features picture books, activities, songs, flannel board stories, and a craft, giving caregivers and children the opportunity to listen and enjoy stories together.

Thu, Oct 17, All day
Make your own frightening bookmark with supplies provided in the Teen Room!

Thu, Oct 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
East - Children's Programming Room
Join us for Playtime during our programming break! We will either have free play or show a movie in the children's room. Come socialize while your little ones play.

Thu, Oct 17, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
East - Children's Programming Room
Do you like computers? Do you like playing games? Coding Club might be for you!
This event is full

Thu, Oct 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
East - Children's Programming Room
Do you enjoy thrills and chills and having your hair stand on end?  Join us for a scary tale for adults and enjoy some campfire treats. Ages 18+

Fri, Oct 18, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
East - Children's Programming Room
Come create some messy crafts! Don’t worry, the library will handle the clean up! All supplies will be provided.
This event is full

Sat, Oct 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
East - Children's Programming Room
Bring the whole family to enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger plays, and spend time with other little ones. Intended ages: 0-5 years old.

Sat, Oct 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
East - Meeting Room - Full Room
Let our planning workshops help get you ready for November! Oct. 5: Organization & Planning Oct. 12: Plot and Character Oct. 19: NaNo 101 (the basics)

Mon, Oct 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
East - Children's Programming Room
Parents and their infants can enjoy this lapsit-style storytime program filled with fingerplays and stories focusing on early literacy. Intended age: Babies who are not yet walking/0-18 mths

Mon, Oct 21, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
East - Children's Programming Room
Join Mariah M w/Blackspace Poetry for a writing workshop. Focus will be: how to construct a poem & fine-tune freewrites. Bring your freewrites, thoughts scribbled or rant to the workshop. Ages 13+.

Tue, Oct 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
East - Meeting Room - Full Room
Come and Join the Over 50 Crowd for discussions, companionship, and an all-around good time.

Tue, Oct 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
East - Children's Programming Room
At this storytime, walking babies to 3 year olds, along with their parents/caregivers, can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger plays, and spend time with other little ones.

Tue, Oct 22, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
East - Children's Programming Room
Learn to make colorful, personalized slideshows fast!

Tue, Oct 22, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
East - Children's Programming Room
With a list of book titles, be the first to find the authors and come in 1st,2nd and third prize.

Canceled
Wed, Oct 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
This storytime, for ages 3-5, features picture books, activities, songs, flannel board stories, and a craft, giving caregivers and children the opportunity to listen and enjoy stories together.

Thu, Oct 24, All day
East - Teen Area
We're celebrating TeenTober: visit the Teen Room and make your own edible book!

Thu, Oct 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
East - Children's Programming Room
Join us for Playtime during our programming break! We will either have free play or show a movie in the children's room. Come socialize while your little ones play.

Fri, Oct 25, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
East - Children's Programming Room
Oct 11th: Tiny Towns; Oct 25th: Spider Webs; Nov 15th: Tee-Pees/Wigwam; Nov 22nd: Legos; Dec. 6th: Igloos

Sat, Oct 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
East - Meeting Room - Full Room
Victoria Smith will lead a demonstration of Vinyasa Yoga, suitable for beginners. Come join us at the library and bring your mind & body into balance.

Sat, Oct 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
East - Children's Programming Room
Bring the whole family to enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger plays, and spend time with other little ones. Intended ages: 0-5 years old.

Mon, Oct 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
East - Children's Programming Room
Parents and their infants can enjoy this lapsit-style storytime program filled with fingerplays and stories focusing on early literacy. Intended age: Babies who are not yet walking/0-18 mths

Rescheduled
Mon, Oct 28, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
New date Thursday, October 17, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Do you like computers? Do you like playing games? Coding Club might be for you!

Mon, Oct 28, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
A mad scientist's plotting to turn you & your friends into werewolves. Only if you & your team members can solve 19 2D & 3D puzzles in 1 hr can you all escape with your humanness intact! Ages 13-18.

Mon, Oct 28, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
East - Tutoring/Study Room #2
Informal, friendly conversation relating to investing at all levels. 6:30-8:00 PM fourth Monday.

Tue, Oct 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
East - Meeting Room - Full Room
Come and Join the Over 50 Crowd for discussions, companionship, and an all-around good time.

Tue, Oct 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
East - Children's Programming Room
At this storytime, walking babies to 3 year olds, along with their parents/caregivers, can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger plays, and spend time with other little ones.

Tue, Oct 29, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
East - Meeting Room - Full Room
Be prepared to be scared! We'll be turning down the lights and sharing seasonal snacks for an evening of spine-tingling fun!

Tue, Oct 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
East - Meeting Room - Full Room
Join members of The Ghost Guild as they present findings from their paranormal investigations of several presumed-to-be-haunted locations in North Carolina.

Wed, Oct 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
East - Children's Programming Room
This storytime, for ages 3-5, features picture books, activities, songs, flannel board stories, and a craft, giving caregivers and children the opportunity to listen and enjoy stories together.

Thu, Oct 31, 10:30am - 11:00am
East - Meeting Room - Full Room
Come enjoy a Halloween themed family storytime on Halloween! Feel free to show off your awesome costumes too, in fact, costumes are encouraged!

Thu, Oct 31, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
East - Meeting Room - Full Room
Bring your dinner post "trick or treating" and join us for a spooky showing of a holiday classic "Hocus Pocus!" Popcorn and candy will be provided!

Fri, Nov 01, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
East - Children's Programming Room
Come create some messy crafts! Don’t worry, the library will handle the clean up! All supplies will be provided.
This event is full

Sat, Nov 02, 10:30am - 12:00pm
East - Children's Programming Room
Are you tired of being cooped up at home? Visit us at East Regional Library at 10:30 a.m. and enjoy a morning movie. Bring a friend.

Mon, Nov 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
East - Children's Programming Room
Parents and their infants can enjoy this lapsit-style storytime program filled with fingerplays and stories focusing on early literacy. Intended age: Babies who are not yet walking/0-18 mths

Mon, Nov 04, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
East - Children's Programming Room
JOIN US AT THE LIBRARY FOR AN INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE AND CODING. FOR TEENS AND TWEENS, GRADES 5-12. NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. SPACE IS LIMITED, SO PLEASE REGISTER!

Tue, Nov 05, All day
East - Meeting Room - Full Room
Election Day Voting Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Tue, Nov 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
East - Children's Programming Room
At this storytime, walking babies to 3 year olds, along with their parents/caregivers, can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger plays, and spend time with other little ones.

Tue, Nov 05, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
East - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Looking for an boost to your word count? Come join your fellow Wrimos at the Library for sprints and camaraderie.

Wed, Nov 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
East - Children's Programming Room
This storytime, for ages 3-5, features picture books, activities, songs, flannel board stories, and a craft, giving caregivers and children the opportunity to listen and enjoy stories together.

Thu, Nov 07, All day
East - Teen Area
Ready to chill? Visit the Teen Room and relax with our coloring pages and pencils.

Thu, Nov 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
East - Children's Programming Room
Join us for Playtime during our programming break! We will either have free play or show a movie in the children's room. Come socialize while your little ones play.

Thu, Nov 07, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
East - Children's Programming Room
Spreadsheet software instruction.

Thu, Nov 07, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
East - Children's Programming Room
Do you like computers? Do you like playing games? Coding Club might be for you!
This event is full

Thu, Nov 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
East - Children's Programming Room
Presentation by Miguel Chirinos author of 'Latinos in Durham: A Short Story of Invisible but Vibrant Force" and Durham 150 years anniversary grantee. Come listen and ask him questions!

Sat, Nov 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
East - Meeting Room - Full Room
Victoria Smith will lead a demonstration of Vinyasa Yoga, suitable for beginners. Come join us at the library and bring your mind & body into balance.

Sat, Nov 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
East - Children's Programming Room
Bring the whole family to enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger plays, and spend time with other little ones. Intended ages: 0-5 years old.

Sat, Nov 09, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
East - Meeting Room - Full Room
More to come.

Sun, Nov 10, 2:00pm - 5:30pm
Please consider sharing the life-saving gift of a blood donation. The Blood Connection will be heading a Blood Drive in the East Regional Parking Lot at their mobile donation center.

Mon, Nov 11, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
East - Tutoring/Study Room #2
Learn basic word processing skills.

Tue, Nov 12, 10:00am - 12:00pm
East - Meeting Room - Full Room
Come and Join the Over 50 Crowd for discussions, companionship, and an all-around good time.

Tue, Nov 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
East - Children's Programming Room
At this storytime, walking babies to 3 year olds, along with their parents/caregivers, can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger plays, and spend time with other little ones.

Tue, Nov 12, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
East - Children's Programming Room
Learn to make colorful, personalized slideshows fast!

Tue, Nov 12, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
East - Children's Programming Room
Join us at East Regional with an evening of Bingo! Bring the whole family, meet members in your community and win prizes!

Tue, Nov 12, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
East - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Looking for an boost to your word count? Come join your fellow Wrimos at the Library for sprints and camaraderie.

Tue, Nov 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
East - Tutoring/Study Room #2
Come and join mature, lively discussion about the chosen book of the month. New members welcomed. Book to be discussed: "Born A Crime" by Trevor Noah.

Wed, Nov 13, All day
East - Teen Area
Make your own origami creations with paper and instructions in the Teen Room!

Wed, Nov 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
East - Children's Programming Room
This storytime, for ages 3-5, features picture books, activities, songs, flannel board stories, and a craft, giving caregivers and children the opportunity to listen and enjoy stories together.

Wed, Nov 13, 11:00am - 12:30pm
East - Tutoring/Study Room #1
We gather at East Regional Library on the second Wednesday of the month, 11:00 until 12:30. We like donuts.

Thu, Nov 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
East - Children's Programming Room
Join us for Playtime during our programming break! We will either have free play or show a movie in the children's room. Come socialize while your little ones play.

Thu, Nov 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
East - Meeting Room - Full Room
Stressed about finals? Holidays? Life in general? Come to the library for a Headspace Meditation session to relax and unwind. Tea and adult coloring pages will be provided.

Fri, Nov 15, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
East - Children's Programming Room
Oct 11th: Tiny Towns; Oct 25th: Spider Webs; Nov 15th: Tee-Pees/Wigwam; Nov 22nd: Legos; Dec. 6th: Igloos
This event is full