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Free Children’s Program at Boyd Library

Two hands holding a book.Children are invited to listen to short readings from some of the best children’s books of all time at “Award Winning Books,” on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 10 a.m.-noon. This special event will be held in the Barbara H. Cole Children’s Literature Center in the Boyd Library at Sandhills Community College.

Children will enjoy examples of imagination and creativity that excite, delight, and engage readers and listeners alike. There will be a choice of crafts, book character bingo, games, snacks, take away bags, and a drawing for six new books. To add to the celebration, children and parents are invited to attend dressed as a book character.

Children of all ages are welcome but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. To reserve a spot, RSVP with the 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, 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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