Family Programs & Events

REINDEER GAMES!


There’s a reindeer roundup at the library! Join us for activities and games. There will also be a special family storytime at 6pm.
Richlands: Dec 14; 5-7pm

SUPER SATURDAY


Join us as your children explore activities and crafts that stretch their imagination and increase fine motor skills!
Jacksonville: Dec. 15, Jan. 19 & Feb. 23; 10:30am
Swansboro: Dec 15, Jan 19, Feb 16; 10-12pm

LEGO MY LIBRARY


Children are invited to express their creativity and show their Lego building techniques, from simple to advanced.
Jacksonville: Dec. 14 & Feb. 11, Feb. 8; 4pm
Richlands: Jan 24 & Feb 28; 2 or 4pm
Swansboro: Dec 21, Jan 18 & Feb 15; 4pm

FAMILY FUN DAY


Bring the whole family to the library and
enjoy some fun! Themes and activities change by the month.
Richlands: Dec 8 (Science of Food), Jan 12 (Indoor Snow Party – Frozen Style!) & Feb 9 (Fancy Nancy Family Valentine’s Tea Party); 11-1pm
*Registration required for Tea Party—program begins at 11am.

STUFFED ANIMAL SLEEP OVER


Drop your favorite stuffed buddy off at the library for a sleepover! Join us the following morning for breakfast and a slideshow of your buddy’s overnight adventures. 
Jacksonville: Drop off: Jan 11; 5pm & Reunion breakfast: Jan 12; 10am
Swansboro: Drop off: Feb 8; 5pm & Reunion tea: Feb 9; 10am

BLACK HISTORY MONTH GALLERY


Kick off Black History Month with a stop at our Black History Month Weekend Gallery. This gallery style event will feature art, documentaries, music, and books that celebrate the important contributions and achievements made by African Americans throughout our nation’s history.
Jacksonville: Feb 2; 9-6pm & Feb 3; 1-5pm

CHINESE NEW YEAR


Come to the library as we enjoy stories, crafts and snacks as we celebrate the Year of the Pig!
Jacksonville: Feb 5; 4:30pm

FUN FRACTURED FAIRYTALES


Join us as we celebrate Authors and Illustrators week with a fun after school event. We will enjoy some STEM type activities, games and art projects with a Fractured Fairytale theme. This event is for school aged children in grades K-5.
Sneads Ferry: Feb 7; 5-6:30pm

HARRY POTTER FAMILY FUN NIGHT


Enjoy a fun evening with the whole family Harry Potter style! Join us for games, crafts, and activities for all ages.
Richlands: Feb 22; 5-7:00pm