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Free Children’s Program at Boyd Library

Illustrated image of a book and hats.Children are invited to enjoy books, poems, and riddles that celebrate reading in “Hats Off to Reading! A Salute to Books” on Saturday, September 14 from 10 a.m. until noon in the Barbara H. Cole Children’s Literature Center in the Boyd Library at Sandhills Community College.

Children and parents are encouraged to wear a hat – any kind will do – the crazier the better. Each family will receive a cloth bag to decorate. There will be a craft center to create a hat, puzzles, games, educational activities, take-away bags, a new book raffle, and treats for all.

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.-7 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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