The Southern Pines Public Library is announcing its September events
Baby Rhymes is specially designed for the youngest (birth-2) learners and their caregivers. Repetitions and calming movements make this storytime perfect for early development and brain growth. Tuesdays at 10.30 a.m., with a double session at 11 a.m., September 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th.
Spark Story Time at Fire Station No. 82 takes place on Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m., September 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th. This is our Baby Rhymes Story Time for the Birth-2 in the afternoon with the chance to see fire trucks.
Does your toddler like to move and groove? Toddler Tunes will release these wiggles on Wednesdays at 10:30 am, September 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th, and on Saturday, September 11th at 11am
Preschool Stories is the session for your “big kid” (3-5 years) ready to stretch, dance, on Thursdays at 3:30 pm, September 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th to listen and play.
Gentle Story Time is a sensual story time for families with children on the autism spectrum or with multi-sensory needs. This program is for children ages 3-8 and combines books, songs, exercise and inclusive activities. It is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on Sunday 5th and 19th September. Registration at www.sppl.net.
Creativity Club The Creativity Club celebrates all opportunities to be creative, such as drawing, handicrafts and writing. During this month, participants will learn about watercolors and practice different painting techniques. It will take place on Tuesdays, September 7th and 21st at 4pm
The Litwits Book Club will meet on Monday September 13th at 4pm. This club is perfect for third and sixth graders who enjoy talking about books and making new friends. Several copies of the selected book will be available for loan from the library each month. For more information, please email Kristen at [email protected].
Ever wondered what happens in the library when it is closed? Return your stuffed animal to the library for a stuffed animal night. The participants and their cuddly toy friends are invited on Friday, September 24th at 4 p.m. to tell stories and do handicrafts with us. Then pick up your friend on Saturday, September 25th, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and enjoy a special breakfast treat. This event is open to children aged 3 to 9 years. Prior registration at www.sppl.net is recommended, but not required. Stop by for STEAM Sunday on Sunday, September 26th at 2pm and learn more about science, technology, engineering, art and math. Primary school children and caregivers are invited to participate in STEAM projects and activities. This program takes place outdoors, prior registration is recommended.
Children and teenagers are invited to stop by the library on handicraft days to work on handicrafts at their own pace. September 4th and 18th all day.
Teens Are you a teenager interested in creative writing and storytelling? Ready to share your work, hone your craft, or just hang out and get inspiration from other young writers? Visit us on Monday, September 27th at 5:30 p.m. in the library for the first interest meeting of the Teen Creative Writing Club. For more information send an email to [email protected].
Learn more about how an artistic practice can benefit your mental health in this fall’s Creativity for Wellness series. The first session with a guest speaker will take place on Thursday, September 30th, at 5.30 p.m. Email [email protected] for more information.
The Douglass Center Book Club meets on Thursday, September 30th at 10:30 am. The Douglass Center is located at 1185 W Pennsylvania Ave. Multiple copies of the selected book can be borrowed from the library. Email Missy at [email protected] for more information.
Do you love reading and discussing great books? Then head to SPPL’s evening adult book club Read Between the Pines, which meets in the library on Thursday, September 16 at 5:30 PM. Copies of the book are available to borrow in the library while stocks last. Contact [email protected] for more information.
Visit the library on Sunday, September 19, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm for “Computers: How Do They Work?” This program is intended for absolute beginners and teaches the basics of using a computer, such as navigating with a keyboard and mouse. No previous knowledge required; Bring your questions and get answers in a welcoming environment.
Call to authors and illustrators: Are you interested in fiction, non-fiction, poetry or comics? Come to the writing group on Sunday afternoons. Network with other writers and artists, chat about your craft, and get feedback on your work. All levels are welcome. The next session will take place on Sunday, September 12th, at 3 p.m. in the library. For more information send an email to [email protected].
The Southern Pines Public Library is located at 170 W. Connecticut Ave. The catalog and other online resources are available at www.sppl.net. For account support or questions about any of the listed services, email [email protected] or call (910) 692-8235. Follow the library on Facebook and Instagram for the latest announcements and developments.