Free Children’s Program at Boyd Library

reading“For the Love of Reading – A Book Tasting Event” will be the theme of the fifth Saturday Children’s Program at the Boyd Library on the campus of Sandhills Community College. This free drop-in event will be on Saturday, February 10 from 10 a.m.-Noon. Book reading will be at 10:15 and 11 a.m.

Designed for children in Pre-Kindergarten through fifth grade, “For the Love of Reading – A Book Tasting Event” will showcase 175 new Usborne and Kane Miller books. The books will be displayed by themes for participants to enjoy as they rotate tables. Each station will have a tasty treat to enjoy while exploring the new books. The books will be available for checkout, as will books for Black History Month and Valentine’s Day. Each child will receive a book bag to design and take home filled with books.

Bring your child and join the fun – fall in love with books all over again. To reserve a spot, RSVP with 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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