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  1. Freegal Mixtape: #Independence

    Freegal Mixtape: #Independence

    Staying in on the 4th of July? Be sure to tune into the Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular at 8pm on NBC. It is a two hour live telecast that includes performances from artists you can listen to from your library website or Freegal app such as: Kelly Clarkson, Brad Paisley, and Meghan Trainor.

  2. On the Same Page 2015: In the Heart of the Sea

    On the Same Page 2015: In the Heart of the Sea

    Did you know that the classic American novel Moby-Dick was inspired by an actual whale attack? Reserve your copy of In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick today and learn the whole exciting true story of the Essex! Then join us in the fall for a series of related events, including book discussions, film screenings, and more!

  3. Brown-headed nuthatch with  Cynthia Donaldson July 7th

    Brown-headed nuthatch with Cynthia Donaldson July 7th

    Have you ever heard a “squeaky toy” sound coming from the pine trees around your neighborhood? It is probably a Brown-headed Nuthatch! The population of this little bird in the Piedmont has been declining. Audubon North Carolina’s Bird Friendly Communities program has a goal of putting up 10,000 next boxes for Brown-headed Nuthatches by 2015. Come to the Walkertown Branch library on Tuesday, July 7th at 10:30 am, learn about this interesting bird and find out what you can do to help!

  4. OverDrive Listen is now live!

    OverDrive Listen is now live!

    Similar to OverDrive Read for eBooks, OverDrive Listen offers the same ease of use; simply browse, borrow, and listen right in your browser with a single click.

  5. Teen Improv Acting Workshop June 30, Walkertown

    Teen Improv Acting Workshop June 30, Walkertown

    Gain fun and valuable Improv Acting experience on Tuesday, June 30, at Walkertown Branch at 3:15 pm. For ages 12 - 18, professional actors will lead improvisational games and other activities focusing on stage performance. Workshop will follow Bright Star's 2 pm, all-ages show, JACKIE ROBINSON.

  6. Books We Like

    Books We Like

    Bianca Orellana a Library Assistant in our Kernersville Branch shares some of her favorite fantasy titles with us this month.

  7. Freegal Mixtape: #Let'sMove

    Freegal Mixtape: #Let'sMove

    June 21st marks the first day of summer, but warm weather is already here. The perfect time to start taking your fun outside, download this fun mix to start your summer with a new song.

  8. Get Active with Zinio

    Get Active with Zinio

    Thinking about taking up a new active lifestyle? We have great eMagazines to help you get up and active, from bicycling to kayaking your next adventure is waiting to be discovered.

  9. Go Global this Summer

    Go Global this Summer

    Are you planning a trip to another country? Like learning about other cultures? Global Road Warrior and CultureGrams are the databases for you. Through the Library you have the world at your fingertips, anytime and anywhere.

  10. Spark Your Fundraising Efforts

    Spark Your Fundraising Efforts

    Foundation Directory Online is a must-have for a nonprofit's fundraising efforts. With more than 100,000 grantmaker profiles and over 2.4 million records, nonprofits can search key words to find funding opportunities for the organization.

  11. Learn How To Research Your Family Tree

    Learn How To Research Your Family Tree

    North Carolina Room staff will provide a selection of genealogy programs at local branches while the Central Library is under renovation. All programs are free. Genealogy Starter Kits will be available.