Check out the following library storytime/programs:

  • New Bern
    Early Literacy Storytime - Online
    Germs, Germs...They make me feel sick!! Miss Pam reads with permission from Macmillan Publishers, The Flea's Sneeze, written by Lynn Downey and illustrated by Karla Firehammer. Buddy Bunny hops in to share some tips on how to get rid of germs. We hope you enjoy our original song, "Germs" while imagining those nasty germs coming to life! Keep a watchful eye out for Tick-Tock Mouse as he runs up and down the clock during "Time to Rhyme." And don't forget to let your little light shine with Toady the Frog while singing "This Little Light of Mine."View it here!

    TOTs (Time Out for Toddlers) (18 months—3 years)
    Fridays @ 9:30 & 10:30 a.m.

    Warm up in our Children's mini theater every Friday. This month will be wintery tales, music and movement, and wonderful rhymes.

    Preschool Storysteps (3-5 years)
    Tuesdays at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.
    Join Ms Pam and Buddy we ring in the New Year with stories and songs. Held in the Children’s Mini Theater.

    Kidz Story Stretchers (Grades K-2)
    Thursday at 4:30 p.m.
    Join us every Thursday this New Year for an hour of storytelling and crafts that willl warm up your winter. Meets in the Children's Mini Theater. Registration is required. 

    BOOK-A-TIVITIES (Grades 3-5)
    It's the most wonderful time of the year with books and interactive S.T.E.A.M. activities. Every Wednesday  at 4:30 p.m. Meets in the New Bern Library auditorium.
    Registration is required.

    For more information or to register for programs, call 252-638-7815 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Havelock
    Ms. Deb's Preschool Storytime
    Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m.

    Join us at the Havelock Library Thursdays for fun stories and crafts with Ms Deb.

    K-2 Storytime
    Friday, January 7 & 21 @ 4:00 p.m.
    Join Ms. Deb on the first and third Fridays of the month for storytime.

    Friday Flicks
    Friday, January 28 @ 4 p.m.
    Join us the fourth Friday of each month for a family movie.

    Block Heads - Brick Building Club
    Saturday, January 15 @ 1 p.m.
    Drop in and try our build or make your own.
  • Cove City

    Movie Day – enjoy an afternoon guaranteed to keep you in the holiday spirit
    Tuesday, December 28th @ 2:00 p.m.Because of Winn-Dixie Rated PG; 106 minutes

    Let’s Grow Microgreens

    Thursdays, January 13 & 27 @ 4:00 p.m.
    This two part program is offered by Ashley Brooks at the NC Cooperative Extension Office.  Youth will learn how to plant their own microgreens, going from planting to harvesting.  Ages 8 and up can register by calling 252-638-6363.

    Preschool Story Time
    (Starts back January 11)
    Tuesdays @ 10:30 a.m.
    Reinforce basic beginning reading skills with books, rhymes, music, action and crafts.

    K-2nd Grade Programs (Starts back January 11)
    Tuesdays @ 4:00-5:00 p.m.
    Have fun with books, stories, poems, and crafts.

    3rd-5th Grade Programs (Starts back January 12)
    Wednesdays @ 4:00-5:00 p.m.
    Let’s investigate using books, stories, computer programming science skills, and other STEM activities.

    Building Blocks Club (Starts back January 10)
    Mondays – 4:00-5:00 p.m. (Kids ages 8-18)
    Unstructured time with friends to work on group building projects.

  • Pamlico
    Preschool Storytime
    Fridays @ 10:00 a.m.
    Join Ms. Fran and escape to a new world of make believe as she sits on her Storytime Chair and transforms the children's room to a magical world of dragons, talking mice, monster trucks, fairies and more! After story time, stay to make a craft and work on those fine motor and socialization skills.

    School Age Drop in Craft - Ages 5-12
    Mondays @ 3 p.m - 6 p.m.
    Drop into the Pamlico Library any time between 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and make a craft to take home. Every week will be something different.

    Pajama Storytime - Ages 0-7 
    Monday, January 10 @ 6:00 p.m.
    Grab your special stuffed animal and slippers. Come to our Pajama Storytime dressed in your favorite pajamas and have fun with stories and songs.

    Book Explorers
    Thursday, January 20 @ 3:30 (Ages 5-10)
    Join us as we read our way around the globe, learning about the culture, arts, foods, and landscape of countries around the world. Each month the NC Cooperative Extension will debut a new book and country to explore; learning about the peoples and places in our world at the library!
  • Vanceboro
    Movie Days
    • Tuesday, December 28 @ 2 p.m. – The Nutcracker & the Four Realms Rated PG; 99 minutes
    • Wednesday, December 29 @ 2 p.m. – Home Alone Rated PG; 102 minutes
    • Tuesday, January 4th @ 2 p.m. – Mr. Popper’s Penguin
    • Friday, January 14th @ 2 p.m. – Abominable
    • Tuesday, January 18 @ 2 p.m. – Ice Age
    • Friday, January 28 @ 2 p.m. – Happy Feet

    Join Your Friends @ the Vanceboro Library for Storytime!

    Preschool Story Time
    (Starting back on January 12)

    Wednesdays @ 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
    Calling all 3-5 year olds!  Come sit with Ms. Brenda and enjoy stories, songs and more.  (This is a great opportunity for grandparents and grandchildren to enjoy a special outing each week)

    Elementary Story Time (Starting back on January 12)
    Wednesdays @ 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
    Discover stories, craft and stem activities each Wednesday and experience an afternoon of fun.