Programs for School-Age (K-5)

BOOKS & BARKS (Grades K-8)

Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a READ (Reading Education Assistance Dog) trained dog from Love on a Leash. Registration required.
Jacksonville: Jun 15; 1-3pm
Swansboro: Aug 3; 1-3pm


Explore various kinds of space at the library! Space in Writing, Art, Science and Building.
Swansboro: Jun 13 & 27, Jul 18 & 25, Aug 1 & 8; 2pm

SPACE ART (Grades K-5)

Get ready to explore a Universe of Art! Drop into enjoy hands on activities.
Richlands: Every Tuesday; 11-2pm*

DANCE PARTY! (Grade K-5)

Start dancing as we kick up the volume in this school-age dance party. We’ll explore new music and bust a move!
Jacksonville: Jul 19 & Aug 9; 2pm

TUTOR TIME (Grades 1–5)

Tutor Time is a free program designed to give students extra help and practice with math,reading, writing, and more.
Registration required.
Jacksonville: Every Monday In July; 11-1pm


Think you know how to build? Challenge your mind and explore at our 2nd Annual STEAM Academy! Expand your skills using Science,Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. Complete 5 out of 7 weeks for an official STEAM Academy certificate.
Richlands: Every Friday; 11:30-1pm*

(Grades 3-5)

Discover other universes through this fun book club packed with stories, games and activities. Immerse yourself in a world of words! Registration required. The first five participants to register will receive a free copy of the book.
Jacksonville: Jun 25 & Jul 23; 5:30pm


International chocolate day calls for an hour of fun and silly activities and games involving all things chocolate!
Jacksonville: Jul 7; 2pm


Blast off with awesome weekly programs that will take you out of this world!
Jacksonville: Every Tuesday; 2pm*
Sneads Ferry: Every Wednesday; 10am*

* Weekly Summer Reading programs will run June 17 - August 9.
Tutor Time Summer
STEAM academy
Space art
Yasu Theatre Performance
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School Age Universe of Stories
Universe of Stories Book Club
Maximus Mars
Chocolate Olympics
Activated Storytime
Summer Meal Program
School Age Dance Party
Insane Science at Sneads Ferry Branch Library
​Insane Science Program. Sneads Ferry Branch Library, 2018.