Children’s Program “Thankful for Knowledge” on Saturday, Nov. 18

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“Thankful for Knowledge,” the theme of the fourth Saturday Children’s Program at Sandhills Community College, will be held on November 18 from 10-11:30 am.

Children are invited to come enjoy stories and poems of the season. A selection of crafts to go along with the stories will be offered as well as other activities, bookmarks, and treats for all. There will also be stories and poems to honor active duty military and veterans. Mary Ellen Cravotta, a children’s librarian and the Director of the Saturday Children’s Program will offer readings at 10:15 am and 11 am.

These Saturday sessions, for children in Pre-K -5th grade with an adult, aim to build a culture of reading and a love of books for children and their parents, relatives, or guardians, strengthen family bonds, and remind us all that shared-reading creates powerful memories and a love of the written language.

The first three Saturday programs saw 158 children and parents from across Moore County and averaged 72 participants per session.

To reserve a seat for your child, RSVP with your child’s name and age to:

The SCC Boyd Library

Those who live or work in Moore or Hoke counties, and are 18 or older, may receive a Community Patron Library Card.

The Katharine L. Boyd Library provides comfortable, pleasant surroundings for study and leisure reading. Library materials are not only selected to support and supplement academic programs, they are chosen to stimulate reading as a leisure-time activity.

The collection includes more than 80,000 items and extensive periodical holdings which include subscriptions to local, state, and national newspapers. There is a large microfilm and microfiche collection which includes a complete run of the New York Times from its beginning in 1851. There are computerized indices to newspaper and periodical articles such as NC LIVE and Opposing Viewpoints. The library’s collection of over 2,000 videotapes and DVDs contains instructional programs, feature films, documentaries, musicals, operas, plays, classic children’s films, and PBS programs.

The Boyd Library is open Monday-Thursday 7:45 am-8 pm, Friday 7:45 am-4 pm and Saturday 9 am-1 pm. The library is closed on Sundays.

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