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


November 2015 Calendar
December 2015 Calendar

Check out Fall programs for kids!

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

Special programs in November:

  • "Land of Sweets" Family Storytime with Northeastern Ballet's 'Clara' and her candy cane friends on Sat., Nov. 14 @ 10:30AM. Join us for a special story time and dance with 'Clara' and her candy canes. All ages welcome!
  • Visit the "Harry Potter's World" exhibit throughout the month of November (2nd Floor).
Save the date for December:
  • Family Craft - Decorate Gingerbread Man Cookies, Saturday, December 5th @ 10:30AM. All ages welcome!