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Story Trail

New Story Posted! 

Read Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson while walking in the woods! Start at the kiosk behind Town Hall and walk a little ways, the trail will be on your left. This quarter mile loop trail ends on the other side of Town Hall, next to the garage.



Story Trail Trick-or-Treat
Wednesday, October 28 from 3:00-4:00PM OR
Thursday, October 29 from 10:30-11:30AM 

Stop by for our story trail trick-or-treat! Costumes are highly encouraged. Head to the trail head and pick up a treat to enjoy as you walk along and read Room on the Broom. 

Fall Children's Programming

Join us for fun programs shared with the Lee and Durham libraries!

Comic Workshop with Marek Bennett
Saturday, November 7 & 21 at 11:00AM 

Join us for a 2 part comic workshop with Marek Bennett. Draw mighty mini-comics and find out how far your imagination can take you! 

SESSION 1 (7 November): Learn how to set up a simple mini-comic book, and create eye-catching cartoons in pencil & ink!
SESSION 2 (21 November): More comics creation, with a focus on readability & visual storytelling. Bring your finished (or in-progress) comics back for a dramatic reading!  

This program is for ages 10+ and will be presented via Zoom. Registration is required. Click here to register! 
Check out Marek's other works at


Magnificent Monster Circus with CactusHead Puppets! 
Saturday, December 5 at 10:30 AM 

Come one, come all, to a circus like no other! Encounter magnificent creatures from the wilds of your imagination as their quirky human caretaker tries to teach them new tricks. Kids can lend a hand to Eustice the Unicycling Unimonster, make friends with a Fiery Fanged Worm, cheer for Agnes the many-legged Acropod, and more! This colorful, silly, multi-sensory show full of friendly monsters is a perfect match for young audiences.

This program will be presented via Zoom and registration is required. Click here to register! 
For more information about CactusHead Puppets, check out their website:

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 e vents page for fun activities, or look at the shelf of new books. Our virtual library can be found hereClick "present" to explore the library.