News & Announcements:
***The Library will be closed on Monday, September 2nd, in observance of Labor Day***
Saturday Movie Matinees continue | Saturday, September 14 at 12:30 PM
The library offers FREE Saturday Movie Matinees each month, and this month’s film is Best of Enemies. Based on actual events in 1970s Durham, NC, the movie is adapted from the book by Osha Gray Davidson. Want to read the book first? Find it at the library!
Matinees will be held regularly on the second Saturday of each month going forward! We plan to alternate between newly released child/family-friendly movies and recent movies based on popular books. See what’s showing next at giblib.org/movies
Afterschool S.T.E.A.M. Activities | Thursdays at 4:00 PM
Join us for a fun STEAM (that’s Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) activity each Thursday afternoon at 4:00 PM during the school year. These activities are intended for elementary and middle school students. This month we’re having fun and getting creative with mix and match pool noodle creatures, ping pong ball launchers, paper airplane races, and DIY comic strips.
Homeschool Activities | Every third Friday at 10:00 AM
Homeschool families are invited to join us every third Friday at 10:00 AM for STEAM activities and the chance to meet other area homeschoolers. Activities will mirror afterschool themes each month.
Ani-Makers – for Middle and High School students | Every third Saturday, 1:00 PM
Calling all anime fans, creative types, makers and friends! We want to start a group just for you Each month, we’ll get together to watch a fun animated thing and create a fun thing, too. This is your group – so we want you to help shape our activities to reflect your own interests. Have a great craft idea? Share it! Have a new favorite show? Share that too! Bring your friends and make some new friends. Next Meeting Saturday, Sept 21 at 1:00 PM
Saturday Family Storytimes – Saturdays at 10:00 AM
We are now offering a family-style story time each Saturday morning at 10:00 AM.
Join us for fun stories, songs and activities and bring the whole family!
Toddler Story time | Wednesdays at 10:00 AM
Kids 3 and under and their caregivers are invited to come enjoy stories, fingerplays, and songs.
Pre-K Story time | Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 11:00 AM
These story times, geared for 4-5 year olds, feature stories, crafts and activities.