Family Programs & Events

SUPER SATURDAY


Join us as your children explore activities and crafts that stretch their imagination and increase fine motor skills!
Jacksonville: Feb. 23; 10:30am
Swansboro: 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: Feb. 8; 4pm
Richlands: Feb 28; 2 or 4pm
Swansboro: Feb 15; 4pm

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

CAMPFIRE FUN UNDER THE STARS


Bring the family to enjoy some camping activities! Guests will enjoy campfire stories, a camp craft, games and s’mores! Lisa Whitman-Grice from the Onslow County Museum will bring a telescope and guide us through an evening under the stars. Registration Required
Sneads Ferry: Mar 1; 7-9pm

KINGS & QUEENS: INTO THE WOODS


Join us as we explore The Forest, Fairytales, Kings, Queens, Princesses, Knights, and Dragons. Enjoy activities, games, crafts, and fun as a family.
Richlands: Mar 9; 11-1pm

SPRING FLING EGGSTRAVAGANZA


Get ready for a Super Saturday to welcome Spring! An egg hunt, crafts, story walk and more! Come prepared to have fun!
Jacksonville: Mar 16; 10:30am

MONEY MATTERS


No matter what age, counting money is important! Join us with your little ones for money smart week as we explore nickels, dimes, pennies and more discovering how to use math and money together!
Jacksonville: Apr 5; 4:30pm
Swansboro: Apr 5; 2pm

MORE THAN JUST BOOKS


Enjoy a touch tank from the NC Aquarium at Pine Knolls Shores, discover online resources and learn how to set up your digital devices. Take a tour of the Environmental Education Center and enjoy games, activities and crafts. Visit your library, we’re more than just books!
*Touch Tank Sponsored by the Sneads Ferry Friends of the Library
Sneads Ferry: April 6; 10-2pm

STAR WARS PARTY


Join us as we preview Summer Reading Club by journeying into space for Star Wars exploration! Enjoy crafts, games and family fun!
Swansboro: May 3; 5-7pm


MOMMY AND ME TEA


Celebrate Mother’s Day with an afternoon tea and finger sandwiches. Make a beautiful keepsake for mom and celebrate her!
Jacksonville: May 4; 2pm

HOME SCHOOL FAIR


Do you Homeschool? Get ready for a time dedicated to you. As homeschool parents, we want to resource you. We’ll have vendors and organizations dedicated to our homeschool families to bring success to your children!
Jacksonville: May 11; 10-1pm

SUPER SATURDAY


Join us as your children explore activities and crafts that stretch their imagination and increase fine motor skills!
Jacksonville: Apr 20 & May 18; 10:30am
Swansboro: Mar 16, Apr 20 & May 18; 10-12pm

LEGO MY LIBRARY


Children are invited to express their creativity and show their Lego building techniques, from simple to advanced.
Jacksonville: Mar 8, Apr 12 & May 10; 4pm
Richlands: Mar 28, Apr 25 & May 23; 2 or 4pm
Swansboro: Mar 15 & May 17; 4pm


FAMILY FUN DAY


Bring the whole family to the library and enjoy some fun! Themes and activities change by the month.
Richlands: Mar 9 (Kings & Queens: Into the Woods), Apr 13 (Candyland) & May 4 (100th Anniversary of Children’s Book Week); 11-1pm
Sign up for library events here
Campfire Fun Under the Stars
Mardi Gras Celebration
Lego My Library
Family Fun Day
Spring Fling Eggstravaganza
Super Saturday
More Than Just Books
Mommy and Me Tea
Homeschool Fair