New Bern-Craven County
Public Library

a member of the Craven-Pamlico-Carteret Regional Library System

Children's Programs

"Sail the Seven Seas...Be a Bookaneer" at our weekly story times.

"Be a Bookaneer"

Time Out For Toddlers (18 mos-3 years) is a twenty minute program including books, rhymes, fingerplays, songs, and puppets. Join "Toady the Frog" every Friday at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. in the Children's Mini Theater!

Clifford the Big Red Dog

Preschool Storysteps is for children aged 3-5. This thirty minute storytime is held on Tuesday at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. in the Children's Mini Theater. Follow the footsteps under the rainbow for stories, music, puppetry and much more!

(Clifford the Big Red Dog makes an appearance at a recent Preschool Storysteps.)

Puppet Show

Children's Story Hour (5-10 years)...An after-school adventure for children on Thursday at 4 p.m. in the Children's Mini Theater. This program is offered September through May. Share with friends during this fun-filled hour of storytelling and creative activities.

Story Seekers (10 years & up)...A one-hour session on Thursday at 4 p.m. Learn storytelling techniques and develop skills in puppetry and creative dramatics. Registration is required.

For more information about weekly story-times and other special programs offered throughout the year, call the Youth Services Department of the New Bern-Craven County Public Library at (252) 638-7815.