Join the Patch Club Program!
Available patchesEarn patches and a tote bag for hours that you read!  Program runs from Sept. to May and is open to children ages 2 to 8th grade and is generously sponsored by The Friends of the Durham Public Library.
Fun Kids Programs!
Check out our calendar for fun kids programs at the library.
 - Storytimes for 2-5 year olds.
 - Racoon Readers for  2nd-
    4th graders.
 - Pajama Storytimes with ORPP.
 - Lego Club for 1st-5th graders.
 - Tales for tails for early readers.
 - Seacoast Reads  for 1st-3rd graders
 - Joint vacation library programs
 - Make -it Take-it crafts
 - Summer Reading Program
 - Special Saturday Family Programs
- Baby Lap-sit (ages 2 & under with care-giver)
 - Knitting Club for 3rd-5th Graders

New Hampshire Book Awards
You can vote for New Hampshire Book Awards during different times of the year at the Durham Library.
 - Ladybug Award (Picture Book Award sponsored by NH State Library Children's Librarians).
 - Great Stone Face Award (Books for 4th-6th graders sponsored by the Dover Public Library)
 - Cocheco Reader's Award (Books for 3rd and 4th graders)

National Book awards!

Children's and YA Fall Programs


September, 2015 Calendar
October, 2015 Calendar

Reading Patch Club resumes on September 1st!

Check out Fall programs beginning in September:

  • Stortyimes for all ages on Tuesday/Thursday @ 10:30AM (begins Sept. 8)
  • Family Story Time for all ages on Saturdays @ 10:30 and Crafternoon @ 12-4PM (begins Sept. 12)
  • Family Movie on the third Saturday of the month @ 2PM (begins Sept. 19)
  • Game Mondays (10+ years)  on Mondays @ 2:45PM (begins Sept. 21)
  • Baby Lapsit (2 years and younger with caregiver) on Wednesdays @ 10:30AM (begins Sept. 23)
  • Knitting Club (8+ years) on Wednesdays @ 4PM (begins Sept. 23)
  • Lego Club (K-4) on Thursdays @ 3:45PM (begins Sept. 24)
  • PJ Storytime last Thursday of the month @ 6PM (begins Sept. 24)
  • Homeschoolers group on Fridays @ 10:30AM (begins Sept. 25)

Special programs in September:

  • "Prince and Princess Royal Tea" with peformances by Belle, Cinderella, Elsa, Snow White, and Prince Charming from the Northeastern Ballet Theatre on Saturday, September 19th @ 10:30AM (all ages)
  • Crafts at Durham Day, Wagon Hill on Saturday, September 26th @  12:30-4:30PM