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Free Children’s Program at Boyd Library

Children are invited to enjoy stories, poems, jokes, and riddles about outer space in “Reading is Out of This World!” This free event in the Barbara H. Cole Children’s Literature Center in the Boyd Library at Sandhills Community College will be held on Saturday, September 29 from 10 a.m. until noon. Fiction and non-fiction books will be used to show how to build your child’s background knowledge and how to use your child’s interests to build a love of reading.

Children will be able to enjoy making outer space crafts with their parents, as well as games, bookmarks, take-away bags and treats for all. Books will be available for check out.

Children of all ages are welcome but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. To reserve a spot, RSVP with child’s name and age to konoldm@sandhills.edu.

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, but they are also 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 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday 7:45 am-4 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The library is closed on Sundays.

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