Children's Programs and Events

  • Upcoming
    Events

  • Take Your Child
    To The Library Day

  • Family
    Yoga

  • Morganton
    Storytimes

  • Valdese
    Storytimes

  • C.B. Hildebrand
    Storytimes

Bats in Winter

Tuesday, February 13
6pm at VPL

Please note date change.

Learn all about bats with Eagle Scout Reed Farrar


Puzzled Puzzler Day

Saturday, February 24
Come to VPL anytime between 9am and 5pm for puzzles (for all ages) and snacks!


BeTween Cafe

For 3rd-8th grade students, the BeTween Cafe is where tweens can come and enjoy the YA area and free WiFi, work on homework, or just hang out with other tweens. Art projects, games, and light refreshments are provided by the library.
No pre-registration required!

Thursday, February 15, 4-5pm
at MPL - Makerspace

Tuesday, February 20
3:30-4:30pm at VPL


Looking for Accelerated Reader Point Information? How about research for a school project? Or even an online storytime video?

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Kids' Online Tools

Valentine's Family Craft Night

Monday, February 5
5:30pm at CBH
Pre-registration required.


Family Yoga

See Family Yoga Tab for Details.


Lego Clubs

Welcome Lego maniacs! Create, innovate, invent, and engineer at our LEGO Clubs. LEGOS 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. Attendees must choose one of the club times to participate.


VPL Lego Club

For All Ages. Pre-registration required.

Thursday, February 1:
3:30-4:30pm at VPL

Saturday, February 17:
3:30-4:30pm at VPL


CBH Lego Club

For ages 6 and up. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, February 10
11am at CBH


CBH Duplo Club

For ages 1-5. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, February 17
3:30pm at CBH


MPL Duplo Club

For ages 1-5.

Saturday, February 17
10am at MPL


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Parenting and Parent Teacher Resources

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

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Take your Child to the Library Day

A Family Event
Saturday, February 17 at MPL

Come see what your library has to offer! Take your child to the library and you will feed their imagination. A love of reading and books starts with pictures, stories and rhymes which even the youngest child can enjoy.

Arts and Crafts: 2-4pm

While Supplies Last

Duplo Day: 10-11am

for ages 1-5

Library Scavenger Hunt
February 3-10

Join in the fun with a Library Scavenger Hunt February 3 -10. Pick up and return your Scavenger list at the MPL Childrenís desk. Correct answers will be entered into a drawing.


Sharon Clarke

Music and Stories with Sharon Clarke

Tuesday, February 20 - 10am at CBH


Playgroup

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.


NCSLMA Elementary Battle of the Books
Booklists 2017-2018

Click to view the different NCSLMA Battle of the Books Booklist 2017-2018

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

A collection of resources to help you and your family safely work and play on the Internet.

Morganton Storytimes

Baby Bookworms | 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!


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! Donít 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


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Baby Bookworms Flyer for January
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



Terrific Tots

A storytime for children 2-3 years-old. 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 4-5 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.



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, and is held on Thursdays at 4pm. Club times may vary depending on activities planned. 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!.

Valdese Storytimes

Library Directions

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

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


Baby Bookworms

For Those 1-2 Years Old
Thursdays at 10am


January Flyer

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

Want more information? Contact the library.



Terrific Tots Storytime

For Those 2-3 Years Old
Mondays at 10am


January Flyer

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

Want more information? Contact the library.



PreSchool Pals

For Those 4-5 Years Old
Wednesdays at 10am


February Flyer

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

Want more information? Contact the library.


Library Explorers

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


January Flyer

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

Want more information? Contact the library.



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 now for Storytimes!.

C.B. Hildebrand Storytimes

Library Directions

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

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


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.



Terrific Tots Storytime

For Those 2-3 Years Old
Wednesdays at 10am


February Flyer

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

Want more information? Contact the library.



Preschool Pals

For Those 4-5 Years Old
Mondays at 11am


February Flyer

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

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.



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!.