Madbury Public Library

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Fall Story Time on the Lawn

Mondays & Thursdays at 10:30 starting 9/13

Bring a blanket and join Miss Beth under the canopy for Story Time on the Lawn! 




Fall Children's Programming

Special Zoom programs with the Lee and Durham Libraries!

We will be hosting shared virtual programs with the Lee and Durham libraries through the fall. All events will be presented via Zoom and registration is required. Visit to register for these events! 

Solar System Explorers with the McAuliffe-Separd Planetarium
Saturday, October 16 at 10:30AM 
Learn about stars, space, and constellations, and how you can explore all of these right at home! 

The History of Thanksgiving with Strawbery Banke
Saturday, November 20 at 10:30AM
Take a virtual tour through history to discover the origins of Thanksgiving and how it has become the uniquely American holiday celebrated today.

I See a Story Drawing Workshop with the Eric Carle Museum
Saturday, December 18 at 10:30AM
Discover how Eric Carle transforms ideas, words, and pictures to create the books we love!

Dance Party with Mr. Aaron
Saturday, January 15 at 10:30AM
Get ready to get up and sing and dance with Mr. Aaron! 

Story Trail

Read Circus Ship!

The new Story Trail book is posted! Walk along and read Circus Ship. Thank you to the ORHS National Honor Society for helping prep the trail, to Jim Davis for helping up put up the posts and pages, and to the Friends of the Madbury Library for sponsoring our stories.



These 5 books will be featured on our Story Trail this year! 
The Bear Ate Your Sandwich
The Circus Ship
Giraffes Can't Dance
Jabari Jumps
We're Going on a Bear Hunt





Virtual Library

Check out Miss Kayla's Virtual Library! Each week there will be new story time videos and a new featured book to preview. Don't forget to check the events page for fun activities, or look at the shelf of new books. Our virtual library can be found here