Children's Programs and Events

  • Childrens
    Events

  • Morganton
    Storytimes

  • Valdese
    Storytimes

  • C.B. Hildebrand
    Storytimes

  • Preschool
    Outreach

Family Bingo Night

Monday, February 15
CBH at 6pm


Magic Workshop

Thursday, February 25
4pm at MPL

For 3rd-5th Graders. Pre-registration is required.


NCSLMA Elementary Battle of the Books
Booklists 2015-2016

Battle of the Books - Midle School!
Click on the image above to view the books in our catalog.

Click to download the different NCSLMA Battle of the Books Booklist 2015-2016

Note: All books are available through the Burke County Public Library in print, and most of them are available as eBooks through Overdrive.


Looking for Accelerated Reader Point Information? How about research for a school project? Or even an online storytime video?

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Homeschool Book Discussion

Wednesday, February 17
2:30pm at VPL

An hour long book discussion for school aged kids.
February's book:
Swiss Family Robinson.

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Princess Day at the Library

Meet Cinderella, Belle, and Rapunzel

Wednesday, February 24 - VPL 10am
Monday, February 29 - VPL 10am

Pre-registration is NOT required.


Lego Club at the Valdese Public Library. AGes 6-12. Register now! Legos Provided.

Thursday, February 4:
3:30-4:30pm at VPL

Saturday, February 20:
3:30-4:30pm at VPL
Pre-registration is required.

Welcome back Lego maniacs! We meet on the first Thursday and the third Saturday of the month. Pre-registration is required. Attendees must choose one of the club times to participate.

Morganton Storytimes

Baby Bookworms | Terrific Tots | Pre-School Pals | Cool Kids Club | Library Explorers

Library Directions


Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms is a first time library experience for our youngest patrons. Children through 23 months will enjoy library time complete with rhymes, songs, movement activities, a short story, and a hands on craft or art activity. Caregivers will enjoy meeting other parents and grandparents in the community and learning ways to promote early literacy skills at home! Donít miss out on this great opportunity to share the library with your child. It is never to early to promote literacy!

Library Play Group: Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am



Terrific Tots

A storytime for children 2-3 years-old. We meet on Tuesdays at 10:30am.

Space is limited. Pre-Registration is required. Call 828-764-9274 or stop by the library to sign up.


This month, we will be talking about groundhogs and teeth. Make a cool valentine and come to Bouncin' Kids with us!

Pre-registration is required for all Terrific Tots events.

Want more information? Contact the library, or download the February Terrific Tots Flyer!



Preschool Pals

A storytime for children 4-5 years-old. We meet on Thursdays at 10:30am at the Morganton Public Library.

Space is limited. Pre-Registration is required . Call 764-9274 or stop by the library to sign up.


Join us in February as we will visit Ingles Grocery, celebrate Valentine's, and follow the Wild Kratts to Australia and Africa. We'll have a bearded dragon here!

Pre-registration is required for all PreSchool Pals events.

Want more information? Contact the library, or download the February PreSchool Pals Flyer!


Cool Kids Club

Cool Kids Club is designed for children in grades K-2, and is held on Tuesdays at 4pm. Club times may vary depending on activities planned. Registration is required.


Our February fun includes learning about outerspace, folktales, and the library. Come make a pigeon out of clay and read Mo Willem's books!

Pre-registration is required for all Cool Kids events.

Want more information? Contact the library, or download the February Cool Kids Club Flyer!



Library Explorers

Library Explorers is designed for children in grades 3rd-5th, and is held on Thursdays at 4pm. Club times may vary depending on activities planned. Pre-Registration is required.


Learn about Erin Hunter's Warrior Series, chocolate and candy, and mosaic legos. Join us for our Magic Workshop on the 25th.

Pre-registration is required for all Library Explorers events.

Want more information? Contact the library, or download the February Library Explorers Flyer!

Come by the library to register now for Fall Storytimes!.

Valdese Storytimes

Library Directions

Baby Bookworms | Terrific Tots | Pre-School Pals | Cool Kids Club | Library Explorers


Baby Bookworms

For Those 1-2 Years Old
Thursdays at 10am


Let's explore snow and cold weather animals, like polar bears and penguins. As usual, we'll play with bubbles, our musical instruments, and digging! Our craft this month is a penguin door hanger. Don't miss out on the fun!

Pre-registration is required for all Baby Bookworms events.

Want more information? Contact the library, or download the January Baby Bookworms Flyer!



Terrific Tots Storytime

For Those 2-3 Years Old
Mondays at 10am


We'll start February off pretending to be groundhogs scurrying through tunnels. Don't miss our Valentine crafting day, or making your own drum. The month ends with lots of bubbles and some princesses!

Pre-registration is required for all Terrific Tots events.

Want more information? Contact the library, or download the February Terrific Tots Flyer!



PreSchool Pals

For Those 4-5 Years Old
Wednesdays at 10am


Join us for an exciting February. We'll celebrate Valentine's Day, Groundhog Day, and Bubble Day.
Don't miss the Princesses visiting on February 24!

Pre-registration is required for all PreSchool Pals events.

Want more information? Contact the library, or download the February PreSchool Pals Flyer!

Home School Book Discussion

An hour long book discussion for school aged kids.
Third Wednesday of each month at 2:30pm. Pre-Registration is Required.

Wednesday, February 17
2:30pm at VPL:

February's book:
Swiss Family Robinson.

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Library Explorers

For Those 6-8 Years Old
Tuesdays at 3:30pm


This month, let's talk all about you! We'll also have some wintert fun and talk about Snowflake Bentley.

Pre-registration is required for all Library Explorerss events.

Want more information? Contact the library, or download the January Library Explorers Flyer!



Cool Kids Club

For Those 9-12 Years Old
Tuesdays at 3:30pm


February is the month of love! Come make Love Birds, have a Valentine's Day Party, watch a movie (Inside Out!) and learn about Syria.

Pre-registration is required for all Cool Kids events.

Want more information? Contact the library, or download the February Cool Kids Club Flyer!

Come by the library to register now for Fall Storytimes!.

C.B. Hildebrand Storytimes

Library Directions

Terrific Tots Storytime

For Pre-Schoolers
Tuesdays at 10am


This February, join us for groundhogs, valentines and polar bears!

Don't miss Sharon Clarke on February 23!

Pre-registration is required for all Terrific Tots events.

Want more information? Contact the library, or download the February Terrific Tots Flyer!

Cool Kids Club

For Those 6-12 Years Old
Wednesdays at 3:30pm


This February, we will be celebrating Chinese New Year. Did you know it's the year of the monkey? We'll also be celebrating Valentine's Day and Mardi Gras, and exploring the arctic.

Pre-registration is required for all Cool Kids Events

Want more information? Contact the library, or download the February Cool Kids Club Flyer!

Come by the library to register for Storytimes!.