The Forsyth County Public Library Children’s Outreach Department, also known as “CO”, began providing storytime services to schools and daycare centers in 1971 as the “Place Project.” The Forsyth County Public Library has been providing bookmobile service to residents of Forsyth County since the late 1940s.

WHAT WE DO

The Children’s Outreach Department serves over 60 schools, daycare centers, recreation centers, neighborhood developments, with additional partnerships with shopping centers and partner agencies.

The WOW Mobile

The Children’s Outreach Bookmobile, the “WOW” mobile (Web on Wheels) can be used as a mobile computer training lab . The WOW mobile is equipped with several laptop computers and access to the Internet.

We provide bookmobile service at WR Anderson and Sedge Garden Recreation Centers. We also have partnerships with the Rolling Hills community and partner with the Computer Training Bridge program to provide computer training classes at Bethesda Ct

S.T.E.M., S.T.E.A.M. AND LITERACY

In addition to providing traditional early literacy programs to schools and daycare centers, children’s outreach also provides STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) programs to elementary, middle, and high schools in Forsyth County.<

WE ARE HERE FOR YOU

The C.O. staff are ready to serve you because we want the FCPL to be “ the very best place to start” when searching for information. Feel free to give us a call at (336) 703-2950. The Outreach and Community Engagement Manager, Wright Adams, supervises, Children’s Outreach, in addition to Adult Outreach, and Hispanic Services.<

ANNUAL SCHEDULE

We provide bookmobile service to schools and daycare centers during the months of September to December, and January to May. Bookmobile service for community centers is provided August to December, and January to July.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

Bookmobile service is provided through a lottery system. The application period for bookmobile service is May 27 to July 31.

ANNUAL SCHEDULE

We provide bookmobile service to schools and daycare centers during the months of September to December, and January to May. Bookmobile service for community centers is provided August to December, and January to July.

Downloadable Application for bookmobile service.