Children's Programs and Events

  • Upcoming
    Events

  • Yoga at
    the Library

  • She Changed
    the World

  • Mardi
    Gras

  • Los Mayas
    de Morganton

  • Morganton
    Storytimes

  • Valdese
    Storytimes

  • C.B. Hildebrand
    Storytimes

MArdi Gras MAdness
Saturday, February 22
10am-Noon at VPL

No need to travel for a New Orleans experience; join us and our special guest “Queen of Mardi Gras” Princess Tiana, for a party you won’t forget! Music, Sample New Orleans Style Food, Crafts, Meet and Greet with Princess Tiana, Talk like a Cajun Game!
This program is free and open to the public.

There will be a Cookie Decorating for Children 5th Grade and Under Only that requires pre-registration (and each child must be accompanied by an adult).


Sharon Clarke

Music and Stories with Sharon Clarke

Wednesday, February 12 - 10:45am at CBH

For all Ages. No registration Required.


TOSS Presenta

artistic corn and Logos of sponsors: City of Morganton, TOSS, the Burke County Public Library, and Little Guatemala
Los Mayas de Morganton

Exhibition and Workshop Series

Join us in celebrating the contributions and achievements of the Guatemalan population in Morganton through art!

Exhibition

February 3-March 31
City Hall Lobby
305 E Union St a100
Morganton, NC

Art viewable during regular business hours

Workshops:
Open to all ages

February 20 4-5pm at City Hall
March 19 4-5pm at Morganton Public LIbrary

RSVP by calling the library 828-764-9274

Sponsored by City of Morganton, TOSS, the Burke County Public Library, and Little Guatemala


African Art and Folktales

A MPL Cool Kids Program

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
6pm at MPL

Pre-registration is required. For 3rd-5th graders.


Kids Cooking Club

Wednesday, February 19
3:30pm at CBH
OR
Wednesday, February 26
3:30pm at CBH

Pre-registration is required.


Playdough Club

Saturday, February 22, 2020
10am at MPL

Playdough is great for using and advancing fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and imagination! We meet every 4th Saturday from 10am-11am in the Morganton Public Library meeting room. For children ages 5 and younger. No pre-registration is required to attend.



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Valentine’s Day Storytime
at Adventure Bound Books

Tuesday, February 11
4pm at Adventure Bound Books (120 N. Sterling St, Morganton)

Listen to "sweet" stories, and make adorable valentines to give to your family and friends. Light refreshments will be served. No registration necessary. Don’t forget to wear your pajamas!


Cultural Arts Fair Calling All Artists

Details


Family Bingo and Game Night

Monday, February 24
6pm at CBH


Playgroups


Playgroup at MPL

An open play group for children ages birth-3 years.
We meet Wednesday mornings at 11am at the Morganton Public Library.
Toys, activities, play equipment provided.
No Pre-Registration is required.


Playtime with Ms. Sandy at CBH

An open play group for children ages birth-5 years.
We meet Thursday mornings at 11am at the C.B. Hildebrand Public Library.
No Pre-Registration is required.


Playgroup at VPL

An open play group for children ages birth-3 years.
We meet Friday mornings at 10am at the Valdese Public Library.
Toys, activities, play equipment provided.
No Pre-Registration is required.


Girl Scout Storytime

Thursday, February 27
4:30pm at MPL


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NC Kids Digital Library offers e-books, audiobooks, streaming videos, and Read-Alongs - specifically designed for youth ages pre-K through 4th grade. All you need is a library card number and PIN!


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Parenting and Parent Teacher Resources

A collection of resources for parents seeking parenting advice, school-work help, and play ideas.

BEginner Yoga with AutmanDawn Yoga

Join the us for a new series of family health and wellness programs provided by the Valdese Public Library. All programs will be held in the Community Room.

Yoga with AutumnDawn Yoga

Saturday, February 15: 10 am at VPL
Thursday, March 12: 6:30 pm at VPL
Thursday, March 26: 6:30 pm at VPL
Thursday, April 9: 6:30 pm at VPL
Thursday, April 23: 6:30 pm at VPL
Thursday, May 7: 6:30 pm at VPL
Thursday, May 21: 6:30 pm at VPL

Taekwondo with Taber's Blackbelt Academy

Saturday, February 29: 10 am at VPL
Saturday, March 7: 10 am at VPL
Saturday, March 21: 10 am at VPLL
Saturday, April 4: 10 am at VPL
Saturday, April 18: 10 am at VPL
Saturday, May 2: 10 am at VPL
Saturday, May 16: 10 am at VPL


Lego and Duplo Clubs

Welcome Lego and Duplo maniacs! Create, innovate, invent, and engineer at our LEGO Clubs and DUPLO Clubs. LEGOS/DUPLOS and other building materials will be provided for you to create with.
Stay tuned for meeting times and days each month. Pre-registration is required as noted.


VPL Lego Club

For All Ages.
Pre-registration required.

Thursday, March 5:
3:30-4:30pm at VPL


MPL Lego Challenge Night

Read a story, respond with Legos! For all ages.

Wednesday, February 12
6:00-7:30pm at MPL


CBH Lego Club

For ages 6 and up.
Pre-registration required.

Saturday, February 8
11am at CBH


CBH Duplo Club

For ages 1-5.
Pre-registration required.

Monday, February 3
5:30pm at CBH


MPL Duplo Club

For ages 1-5.

Saturday, February 15
10am at MPL


NCSLMA Elementary Battle of the Books
Booklists 2019-2020

Click to view the different NCSLMA Battle of the Books Booklist 2019-2020

Note: All books are available through the Burke County Public Library, and most of them are available as eBooks through Overdrive.


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Internet Safety

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Morganton Public Library Storytimes

Baby Bookworms | Birth-3 Playgroup | Terrific Tots
Pre-School Pals | Library Explorers | Cool Kids Club

Library Directions

Registration is required for all storytimes, sign up today by stopping by your library!

Playdough Club

Saturday, February 22, 2020
10am at MPL

Playdough is great for using and advancing fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and imagination! We meet every 4th Saturday from 10am-11am in the Morganton Public Library meeting room. For children ages 5 and younger. No pre-registration is required to attend.



Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms is a first time library experience for our youngest patrons. Children through 23 months will enjoy library time complete with rhymes, songs, movement activities, a short story, and a hands on craft or art activity. Caregivers will enjoy meeting other parents and grandparents in the community and learning ways to promote early literacy skills at home! Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to share the library with your child. It is never to early to promote literacy!

Library Play Group: Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am


Bookworms Flyer

Baby Bookworms Flyer
Click to download the Baby Bookworms Flyer!

Stop by or call the Youth Services Department for details on current and upcoming sessions for Babybookworms.

Please pre-register for this session by contacting the Youth Services Department at 764-9274



Birth-3 Playgroup

Playgroups

Join us at the Morganton Public Library to meet other families with small children and share experiences and ideas. This family-led playgroup is FREE and no-pregistration is required!

Who: Children ages birth-3 and their parent or caregiver
When: Every Wednesday Morning from 11am-12pm.
Where: The Morganton Public Library

Toys and light refreshments will be provided. Coffee will also be available for grown ups!

This playgroup will be held after Baby Bookworms Storytime. You do not have to be signed up for Baby Bookworms to attend the playgroup.



Terrific Tots

A storytime for children 2 year-olds. We meet on Tuesdays at 10am.

Space is limited. Pre-Registration is required. Call 828-764-9274 or stop by the library to sign up.


February Flyer

Terrific Tots Flyer for February
Click to download the Terrific Tots Flyer!

Want more information? Contact the library.



Preschool Pals

A storytime for children 3-5 years-old. We meet on Thursdays at 10:30am at the Morganton Public Library.

Space is limited. Pre-Registration is required . Call 764-9274 or stop by the library to sign up.


February Flyer

Preschool Pals Flyer for February
Click to download the Preschool Pals Flyer!

Want more information? Contact the library.

Lego and Duplo Clubs

Welcome Lego and Duplo maniacs! Create, innovate, invent, and engineer at our LEGO Clubs and DUPLO Clubs. LEGOS/DUPLOS and other building materials will be provided for you to create with.
Stay tuned for meeting times and days each month. Pre-registration is required as noted.


MPL Duplo Club

For ages 1-5.

Saturday, February 15
10am at MPL


MPL Lego Challenge Night

Bring a friend, and stop by the Morganton Public Library from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm on the 2nd Wednesday nights of each month for a themed LEGO challenge. We will read a story, and build creations with LEGOS in response to the theme of the story.(Dates are subject to change due to other library events). No registration required. Program will be held in the Meeting Room downstairs. For all ages.

Wednesday, February 12
6:00-7:30pm at MPL


Girl Scout Storytime

Thursday, February 27
4:30pm at MPL

Want more information? Contact the library.



Library Explorers

Library Explorers is designed for children in grades K-2, and is held on Tuesdays at 4pm. Club times may vary depending on activities planned. Pre-Registration is required.


February Flyer

Library Explorers Flyer for February
Click to download the Library Explorers Flyer!

Want more information? Contact the library.



Cool Kids Club

Cool Kids Club is designed for children in grades 3-5. Club times and dates vary depending on activities planned. Most months, club will be held on the 2nd Saturday of the month at 3pm, and the 4th Wednesday of the month at 6pm. Check monthly calendar for dates, times, and activities. Registration is required.


February Flyer

Cool Kids Flyer for February
Click to download the Cool Kids Flyer!

Want more information? Contact the library.

Come by the library to register now for Storytimes!.

Baby Bookworms | Terrific Tots | Pre-School Pals
Library Explorers | Cool Kids

Library Directions

Pre-registration is required for all storytimes


Baby Bookworms

For 1 year olds.

Thursdays at 10:00am
Pre-registration is required.


February Flyer

Baby Bookworms Flyer for February
Click to download the Baby Bookworms Flyer!




Terrific Tots

For 2 year olds.

Mondays at 10:00am
Pre-registration is required.


February Flyer

Terrific Tots Flyer for February
Click to download the Terrific Tots Flyer!



Preschool Pals

For 3-5 year olds.

Wednesdays at 10:00am
Pre-registration is required.


February Flyer

Preschool Pals Flyer for February
Click to download the Preschool Pals Flyer!



Birth-3 Playgroup

Playgroups

For birth-3 year olds.

Fridays at 10:00am
Pre-registration is NOT required.


Lego and Duplo Clubs

Welcome Lego and Duplo maniacs! Create, innovate, invent, and engineer at our LEGO Clubs and DUPLO Clubs. LEGOS and other building materials will be provided for you to create with.
Pre-registration is required.


VPL Lego Club

For All Ages. Pre-registration required.

Thursday, February 6:
3:30-4:30pm at VPL

Want more information? Contact the library.



Library Explorers

For K-2nd grade level.

Tuesdays at 3:00pm
Pre-registration is required.


February Flyer

Library Explorers Flyer for February
Click to download the Library Explorers Flyer!



Cool Kids Club

For students in grades 3rd-5th.

Tuesdays at 3:00pm
Pre-registration is required.


February Flyer

Cool Kids Flyer for February
Click to download the Cool Kids Flyer!

Contact the library at 874-2421 for registration details.

C.B. Hildebrand Public Library Storytimes

Baby Bookworms | Porch Play | Terrific Tots
Pre-School Pals | Library Explorers | Cool Kids

Library Directions

Pre-registration is required for all storytimes


Baby Bookworms

For Those 1-2 Years Old
Thursdays at 10:30am


February Flyer

Baby Bookworms Flyer for February
Click to download the Baby Bookworms Flyer!

Want more information? Contact the library.



Play Time with Ms. Sandy

Playgroups

For birth-5 year olds.

Thursdays at 11:00am
No registration is required.

Jump Rope, Sack Races, Spin N' Skip, Games, Hoola Hoops, and More! Play time will take place on the back porch or in the meeting room No registration is required.



Terrific Tots Storytime

For Those 2 Years Old
Tuesdays from 10:45-11:45am (please note time change due to "mobile" pre-school changes).


February Flyer

Terrific Tots Flyer for February
Click to download the Terrific Tots Flyer!

Want more information? Contact the library.



Preschool Pals

For Those 3-5 Years Old
Wednesdays from 10:45-11:45am (please note time change due to "mobile" pre-school changes).


February Flyer

Preschool Pals Flyer for February
Click to download the Preschool Pals Flyer!

Want more information? Contact the library.

Lego and Duplo Clubs

Welcome Lego and Duplo maniacs! Create, innovate, invent, and engineer at our LEGO Clubs and DUPLO Clubs. LEGOS/DUPLOS and other building materials will be provided for you to create with.
Stay tuned for meeting times and days each month. Pre-registration is required as noted.


CBH Lego Club

For ages 6 and up. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, February 8
11am at CBH


CBH Duplo Club

For ages 1-5. Pre-registration required.

Monday, February 3
5:30pm at CBH


Kids Cooking Club

Wednesday, February 19
3:30pm at CBH
OR
Wednesday, February 26
3:30pm at CBH

Pre-registration is required.


Sharon Clarke

Music and Stories with Sharon Clarke

Wednesday, February 12 - 10:45am at CBH

For all Ages. No registration Required.

Want more information? Contact the library.



Library Explorers

For those in grades K-2
Thursdays at 3:30pm


February Flyer

Library Explorers Flyer for February
Click to download the Library Explorers Flyer!

Want more information? Contact the library.

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Cool Kids Club

For those in grades 3-5
Tuesdays at 3:30pm


February Flyer

Cool Kids Flyer for February
Click to download the Cool Kids Flyer!

Want more information? Contact the library.

Come by the library to register for Storytimes!.

Contact the library at 764-9283 for registration details.

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