Library Events

We are very greatful for a immense amount of support from our local libraries. Check out all of these great events that they are putting on for Guilford Creek Week!

Tuesday March 24

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  • Water Themed Story Times: High Point Library, 901 N Main St
    • 10 a.m. Water-themed BookWorm Storytime. For ages 12-23 months.
    • 11 a.m. Water-themed Time for Two’s for 2 year olds.
  • Project WET
    • Kathleen Clay Library, 1420 Price Park Rd, Greensboro
    • 9am-4pm.
    • Educators learn hands-on activities to teach about water conservation, water pollution, water quality, and wetlands. Discover books that support these themes. Receive credit towards the NC Environmental Education Certification and CEU credits. To register, e-mail melanie.buckingham@greensboro-nc.gov. 

Saturday, March 28

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  • Creek Week Hide-and-Seek at Benjamin Branch: G.L.O.W.: Greensboro Libraries on Weekends
    • In celebration of Guilford Creek Week, seek and find pictures of different creek animals hiding throughout the library, then check out some information on how our choices affect their habitats at this DIY program with a take home craft.
    • Location: Benjamin Branch Library 1530 Benjamin Parkway Greensboro, North Carolina 27408

Monday, March 30

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  • Pitter-Patter, Raindrops Storytime at Benjamin Branch
    • Join us for a toddler and preschool storytime with books, rhymes, a short film and a craft.
    • 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM
    • Location: Benjamin Branch Library 1530 Benjamin Parkway Greensboro, North Carolina 27408
  • Pitter-Patter, Raindrops Storytime at Benjamin Branch
    • 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
    • Location:Benjamin Branch Library 1530 Benjamin Parkway Greensboro, North Carolina 27408
  • STEM + LEGO = FUN at Benjamin Branch: Oh, Buoy!
    • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    • Location:Benjamin Branch Library 1530 Benjamin Parkway Greensboro, North Carolina 27408
    • Make a splash with LEGO bricks and engineer something that will float and something that will sink!
  • Raised Bed Gardening
    • 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    • Location:Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Branch Library 1420 Price Park Rd. Greensboro, North Carolina 27410
    • Join us for a class by the Guilford County Master Gardeners on the advantages of raised bed gardening. Learn about the materials, design types, and the variety of options to make your gardening experience easier and more rewarding. To register, call 336-641-2400.

Tuesday, March 31

  • Pitter-Patter, Raindrops Storytime at Benjamin Branch
    • 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM
    • Location:Benjamin Branch Library 1530 Benjamin Parkway Greensboro, North Carolina 27408
    • Join us for a toddler and preschool storytime with books, rhymes, a short film and a craft.
  • Preschool Power Storytime at McGirt-Horton: It’s Creek Week!
    • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    • Location: McGirt-Horton Branch Library 2501 Phillips Ave. Greensboro, North Carolina 27405
    • Enjoy thirty fun minutes of books, singing, rhyming, dancing and more during this classic storytime.
  • Pitter-Patter, Raindrops Storytime at Benjamin Branch
    • Date:03/31/2020 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
    • Location:Benjamin Branch Library 1530 Benjamin Parkway Greensboro, North Carolina 27408
  • Chavis Branch Storytime: Streams and Creeks
    • 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
    • Location:Vance Chavis Branch Library 900 S. Benbow Rd. Greensboro, North Carolina 27406
    • Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, a short film, and a simple craft.
  • Wind and Rain Storytime at McNairy
    • 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    • Location:Glenn McNairy Branch Library, 4860 Lake Jeanette Rd. Greensboro, North Carolina 27455
    • Families are invited to this evening program for simple books, hand rhymes, felt-board stories and fun-filled learning. Tonight’s theme is wind and rain

Wednesday, April 1

  • Babies & Toddlers Storytime at Central Library: Rainy Days
    • 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
    • Location: Central Library 219 N. Church St. Greensboro, North Carolina 27401
  • Wind and Rain Storytime at McNairy
    • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    • Location:Glenn McNairy Branch Library 4860 Lake Jeanette Rd. Greensboro, North Carolina 27455
    • Parents and care givers can bring toddlers and preschoolers for simple books, hand rhymes, felt-board stories and fun-filled learning.  Today’s theme is wind and rain.
  • Preschool Storytime at Central Library: Rainy Days
    • 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
    • Location:Central Library 219 N. Church St. Greensboro, North Carolina 27401
  • Wind and Rain Storytime at McNairy
    • 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    • Location:Glenn McNairy Branch Library 4860 Lake Jeanette Rd. Greensboro, North Carolina 27455
  • Pitter-Patter, Raindrops Storytime at Benjamin Branch
    • 6:15 PM – 7:00 PM
    • Location:Benjamin Branch Library 1530 Benjamin Parkway Greensboro, North Carolina 27408
  • The Pollinator Project
    • 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    • Location:Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Branch Library 1420 Price Park Rd. Greensboro, North Carolina 27410
    • Dr. Sally Koerner, Assistant Professor of Biology at UNCG, will discuss pollinator and plant research and the effects of climate change.

Thursday, April 2

  • Wind and Rain Storytime at McNairy
    • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    • Location:Glenn McNairy Branch Library 4860 Lake Jeanette Rd. Greensboro, North Carolina 27455
  • Water, Water, Everywhere Storytime at Hemphill Library
    • 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    • Location: Hemphill Branch Library 2301 W. Vandalia Rd. Greensboro, North Carolina 27407
  • Preschool Storytime at Central Library: Rainy Days
    • 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
    • Location:Central Library 219 N. Church St. Greensboro, North Carolina 27401
  • Wind and Rain Storytime at McNairy
    • 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    • Location:Glenn McNairy Branch Library 4860 Lake Jeanette Rd. Greensboro, North Carolina 27455
  • Sink & Float Lego Fun at McNairy
    • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    • Location:Glenn McNairy Branch Library 4860 Lake Jeanette Rd. Greensboro, North Carolina 27455
  • Make Wind Chimes!
    • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    • Location:Central Library 219 N. Church St. Greensboro, North Carolina 27401
    • Ring in Spring with hand-painted wind chimes! This program is for school age children.
  • Team Teen: Creek Week – Water Science
    • 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    • Location:Vance Chavis Branch Library 900 S. Benbow Rd. Greensboro, North Carolina 27406
    • Teens will conduct water experiments and create slime and goo.

Friday, April 3

  • Babies & Toddlers Storytime at Central Library: Rainy Days
    • 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
    • Location:Central Library 219 N. Church St. Greensboro, North Carolina 27401
  • Preschool Storytime at Central Library: Rainy Days
    • 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
    • Location:Central Library 219 N. Church St. Greensboro, North Carolina 27401
  • Lunch & Learn: Flower Gardening Fun-damentals
    • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    • Location:Vance Chavis Branch Library 900 S. Benbow Rd. Greensboro, North Carolina 27406
  • STEM Club: Creek Week
    • 3:30 PM
    • Location: High Point Library, 901 N Main St.
    • Join Library, Stormwater and Recycling staff to explore the many different ways we can detect pollution in water and help keep our local waterways clean. This is a free program offered for school-age children. Contact High Point Public Library: 336-883-3666.

Saturday, April 4

  • Plant an Herb Spiral: G.L.O.W. (Greensboro Libraries On Weekends)
    • Date:04/04/2020 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    • Location:Central Library 219 N. Church St. Greensboro, North Carolina 27401
  • Kidz’ Krew: Creek Week – Fun with STEAM
    • Date:04/04/2020 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    • Location:Vance Chavis Branch Library 900 S. Benbow Rd. Greensboro, North Carolina 27406
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