Spring has arrived, at least at area libraries. In addition to events at the Wake Forest library (400 E. Holding Ave., 919-554-8498), events are planned at East Regional Library (946 Steeple Square Court, Knightdale, 919-217-5300) and North Regional Library (7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh, 919-870-4000). Programs are free. Call for information and to register, if indicated.
•Family storytime: Young children and their families participate in an interactive program with books, songs and movement to nurture pre-reading skills. Wake Forest Library, Saturdays, 11-11:30 a.m.
•Baby storytime: Babies, birth-to-walking, and their caregivers participate in a 20-minute lapsit program that incorporates books, music, rhymes and movement. Wake Forest, Tuesdays, 10-10:20 a.m.
•Toddler storytime: Children from walkers to age 3 and their caregivers participate in a 25-minute interactive program with books, music, rhymes and movement. Wake Forest, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10-10:25 a.m.
•Pre-school storytime.:Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers participate in an interactive program with books, songs and movement to nurture pre-reading skills. Wake Forest, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11-11:30 a.m.
•K-5th adventures: Kids read, create, discover and explore through books, hands-on activities and more. Wake Forest, Tuesdays. March 25, CREATE-Crayons.
•K-5th super special: super heroes. Kids experience an array of community, cultural and seasonal events. Wake Forest, today (Thursday), March 20, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Call for more information or to register.
•See Spot Read: Children are invited to practice their reading skills with the certified therapy dogs of the local organization, See Spot Read.
Readers of all levels are welcome. No registration required. Wake Forest, tomorrow (Friday), 4-5 p.m.
•Craft it: decorative flowerpots. Participants will decorate a flowerpot to showcase plants. This event is for ages 16 and up. All materials will be provided. Registration is required. Wednesday, March 26, 2-3:30 p.m., North Regional.
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