Programs for School-Age (K-5)

STAR LABS PLANETARIUM


The Star Labs mobile planetarium allows us to view and explore the constellations and stars above! Sponsored by the NC State Library and Star Labs.
Onslow County Government Center: Nov 12-16; 2-8pm

FANCY NANCY TEA


Join us in your best tea attire and
learn basic tea etiquette. Crafts and refreshments will round out our fun afternoon! Registration is required.
Swansboro: Sep 28; 11am

K2SMART (K-2)


Come explore SMART concepts in Science, Music, Art, Reading and Technology!
Sneads Ferry: Oct 3; 5:30pm

CAREER EXPLORATION


Are your children dreaming about what they want to be when they grow up? Come by the library and let them explore careers and hear from experts in many potential job fields!
Jacksonville: Oct 19; 10:30 am

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 is required.
Jacksonville: Oct 26; 1-3pm

ART & MORE (GRADES K-5)


Create your own masterpiece with a variety of materials and methods. Dress for a messy time! Registration is required.
Jacksonville: Sep 5, Oct 3 & Nov 7; 5pm
Richlands: Sep 12, Oct 10 & Nov 14; 2 & 4pm

PINTEREST JR. (GRADES 3-8)


Love Pinterest? Now you can enjoy it at the library! Registration is required.
Jacksonville: Sep 14 & Nov 16; 10:30am
Sneads Ferry: Oct 26 (TP Tube Leaves); 10am

TUTOR TIME (GRADES 1–5)


Students get extra help and practice with math, reading, writing, and more at Tutor Time. Registration is required.
Jacksonville: Sep 9 & 23, Oct 7 & 21, Nov 4 & 18; 4:30pm

SPARK! A HOME SCHOOL PROGRAM (GRADES 1-5)


A fun-filled program for home-school students in grades 1-5. Theme and activities change each month. Registration is required.
Richlands: Sep 5, Oct 3 & Nov 7; 2pm

FULL STEAM (GRADES K-5)


Charge Full STEAM ahead with educational exploration and experimental hands-on fun incorporating Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Registration is required.
Jacksonville: Sep 13, Oct 18 & Nov 15; 4pm
Richlands: Sep 19, Oct 17 & Nov 21; 2pm

BEGINNING READERS (LEARNING TO READ)


This child-parent book club is designed to help young readers gain confidence as they build reading and comprehension skills! Registration is required.
Jacksonville: Sep 3, Oct 1 & Nov 5; 5pm

BOOKANEERS JR. (EASY READERS)


Children will explore books and activities appropriate for their age group. They will dive into easy readers to pique their interest!
Jacksonville: Sep 11, Oct 9 & Nov 13; 5:30pm

BOOKANEERS (3RD-5TH GRADES)


We give you the genre and you pick the book. Meet new friends, explore new books and enjoy fun activities!
Sneads Ferry: Sep 12, Oct 10 & Nov 14; 5:30pm

GIRL TALK (CHAPTER BOOKS)


Join other girls for a book discussion, craft and snacks. The first five to register receive a free copy of the book! Registration is required.
Sponsored by Jacksonville Friends of the Library.
Jacksonville: Sep 17, Oct 15 & Nov 19; 5:30pm

GUY’S NIGHT OUT (CHAPTER BOOKS)


Take a night out for snacks & fun with this book club just for guys. The first five to register get a free copy of the book! Registration is required. Sponsored by Jacksonville Friends of the Library.
Jacksonville: Sep 24, Oct 22 & Nov 26; 5:30pm
Sign up for library events here
K2 Smart
Career Exploration
Books and Barks
Tutor Time
Insane Science at Sneads Ferry Branch Library
​Insane Science Program. Sneads Ferry Branch Library, 2018.