Yes, you can find information on all our events on our store calendar. But we want to make sure our younger patrons (and their parents) don't miss out on something special. Here, you'll find a list of events especially geared to kids of all ages. And we expect more events to be added.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 10:30 AM - POKY LITTLE PUPPY BIRTHDAY PARTY
Everybody’s favorite little puppy is having a birthday! Join us on Saturday, October 21 at 10:30am to celebrate with a Poky Little Puppy storytime and craft, enjoy some birthday treats, and meet the Poky Little Puppy himself. He will also be making an appearance at our regularly-scheduled Monday morning storytime on October 23 at 10:30am.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 4:30 PM - ANN WHITFORD PAUL + DAVID WALKER
From the team behind favorites such as If Animals Kissed Good Night and Little Monkey Says Good Night, comes a companion book showing the many ways animals can express love. Author Ann Whitford Paul and North Carolina illustrator, David Walker, will join us to share If Animals Said I Love You.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2 PM - ELIZABETH SNOKE HARRIS
From a Raleigh-based science educator comes a new fun-and-fact-filled book featuring simple, kid-tested science experiments. 365 Weird & Wonderful Science Experiments has something for everyone and little supervision is required to learn the fundamentals of science by using household objects and step-by-step instructions to explore the world around us. We recommend this book for ages 8+.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2 PM - MARISSA MEYER
From the bestselling author of the Lunar Chronicles comes the start of a new series. The Renegades are human prodigies with extraordinary abilities, but not everyone believes them to be the champions of justice they claim to be. Welcome to a new world of adventure, passion, danger, and betrayal. Marissa Meyer joins us Sunday, November 12 at 2pm. Signing line tickets with QRB purchase of Renegades.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 6 PM - Do you know a teen or young adult who would like to read and discuss a recent work of fiction dealing with contemporary issues? This fall we're hosting three different book club meetings, free to attend, and moderated by an NC State professor and her students. For ages 14-18, Still Life with Tornado by A.S. King. A heartbreaking and mindbending story of a talented teenage artist's awakening to the brokenness of her family.
From Sarah Dessen, the beloved New York Times bestselling author of SAINT ANYTHING and JUST LISTEN, comes a new novel set in the world of wedding planning