The Fuquay-Varina Library is located at 133 S. Fuquay Avenue.
|Monday||10:00 am – 9:00 pm|
|Tuesday||10:00 am – 9:00 pm|
|Wednesday||10:00 am – 9:00 pm|
|Thursday||10:00 am – 9:00 pm|
|Friday||10:00 am – 6:00 pm|
|Saturday||10:00 am – 6:00 pm|
JULY PROGRAMS AT THE FUQUAY-VARINA COMMUNITY LIBRARY
The Summer Reading Program is still going strong! Join us for all the fun and excitement of summer reading, activities, and special guests for kids, teens and adults.
Please note: The library will be closed on Friday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
YOUNG CHILD AND SCHOOL AGE SUMMER READING PROGRAM
When you visit the library, you will receive your Summer Reading Program bag with reading log, and your “I’m a Summer Reader” sticker:
• Receive a “Saving, Sharing, Spending” bag for the young child – includes “Free Family Fun” handout and a PNC reading list
• Receive a “Spark a Reaction” bag for the school age child
During library visits, children will receive star stickers when they:
• share a favorite book,
• or, attend a program
• or, bring their program bag for their books
• and, a “Weekly Wow” for checking out 3 or more books!
YOUNG CHILD STORYTIMES
20 minute lapsit program for babies and their caregivers
Fridays at 10:30 a.m.
For walkers to age 3 and their caregivers
Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
For children ages 3 – 5 and their caregivers
Wednesdays and Thursdays at 11:30 a.m.
For young children and their families
Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.
SEE SPOT READ
Practice reading with a certified therapy dog - readers of all ages welcome
Saturday, July 5, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Read About America!
Let’s celebrate the 4th of July here at the library. Pinwheels and more!
Thursday, July 3 at 4:30 p.m.
Discover the Power of Magnets!
Let's discover how magnets work and then make a fun magnetic game to take home.
Thursday, July 10 at 4:30 p.m.
Create a Hovercraft!
Let’s create a hovercraft out of CD’s and balloons. How far will they travel?
Thursday, July 17 at 4:30 p.m.
Discover Trouble in Our Stomachs!
Bubbleguts and bubbles at the library!
Thursday, July 24 at 4:30 p.m.
Explore the Ocean!
Let’s have fun exploring the ocean with splish-splash activities.
Thursday, July 31 at 4:30 p.m.
SCHOOL AGE SUPER SPECIAL
Registration is required. You can register through our events page at wakegov.com/libraries or you can call the library. Groups must call the library at 919-557-2788 to register.
Wetland Weirdo’s with DENR’s Allie Geiger
Get to know wetland animals through hands-on games and activities with an expert from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).
Monday, July 7 at 4:30 p.m.
American Wildlife Refuge Raptors
Learn about and meet live owls and other raptors from the American Wildlife Refuge.
Monday, July 14 at 4:30 p.m.
Watch how matter changes and goes "Pop Fizz BOOM!" when Imagination Station Science & History Museum visits the library.
Monday, July 21 at 4:30 p.m.
Historic Yates Mill County Park
Explore milling and water power through fun history and science activities.
Monday, July 28 at 4:30 p.m.
TEEN AND ADULT SUMMER READING PROGRAM
You can earn entries for weekly prize drawings by:
• Checking out 3 or more books
• Attending a library program
• Volunteering for Teen Leadership Corps (teen only)
Winners of weekly prizes remain eligible for the grand prize drawing on August 1st.