Kids' Special Events

Read Across America
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday and Read Across America at the Southern Pines Public Library on Wed., March 2. A special Dr. Seuss storytime will be held at 3:30 with crafts, photo booth and games all day!

Peeps© Diorama and Video Contest


Kids of all ages are welcome to enter the 8th annual “Peeps” Diorama contest, with book characters represented by marshmallow chicks and rabbits. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. The contest runs from March 1 until March 31 at 7pm. Prizes will given by age group for best in show.  

Contest Guidelines


Create a diorama depicting a favorite book or scene from literature using those gooey, sugary marshmallow chicks or rabbits and complete an entry form. The winners will be chosen based on the following guidelines:
 
  • All characters in the scene must be played by Peeps. 
  • Make your diorama using a shoe box or comparably-sized item.
  • Movies or "peep shows" should be no longer than one minute and should be submitted to the Library by uploading the file to a personal YouTube page and emailing the video link to lib@sppl.net .  View the Library's Peep/Pete the Cat video example for ideas.
  • Limit 1 entry per contestant in each of the diorama and video contests.
  • The contest is open to all ages.
  • Be sure to fill out an entry form.
  • All entries must be received at the Southern Pines Library by 7:00 pm on March 31st 2016.
  • Entries become the property of the library and may be used for public display. 
  • There will be one winner per category (under 7, 8-12, 13-18, and 19 and older, and video) and each will receive a prize, courtesy of the Friends of the Library


Saturday Craft Days All Day Drop In


February 13th - Valentine's Day crafts

March 12th - Arbor Day crafts

April 16th - Bugs crafts

May 14th - Wind crafts
  
 

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Peeps Winner #1
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