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Changes to Library Catalog System Will Affect Patrons

Published by Forsyth County Public Library / September 25, 2018

We’re making some changes that will allow you to order materials from the N.C. Cardinal system more efficiently. During that time, the library catalog system will be unavailable. The transition will take place between Friday, Oct. 12 through Sunday, Oct. 14. During this time, patrons must have their library cards to check out, and they must be in good standing before Oct. 12. Additionally, the online library catalog will be unavailable between these days.


Freegal Fest: Free Music to Celebrate Halloween

Published by Amber McClure / September 25, 2018

Ready or not, fall is here! And with the vivid colors and landscapes of fall comes the haunting, weird, and otherworldly excitement of Halloween. Thanks to Freegal, you can download old and new favorites, all for free. Whether you’re looking for the whimsical classics, hard rock with mysterious motifs, or something new and different like clairvoyant cyberpunk and bewitching club rock beats, Freegal has something to offer. Take inspiration from select tracks listed here.


NEA Big Read: Short Story Contest

Published by Raegen Luntz / September 24, 2018

For all those budding or experienced writers out there, the library will be sponsoring a Short Story Contest during our Big Read campaign. Writers of all ages will have until Wednesday, Oct. 10 to submit their most creative and compelling stories to their local library. Winning entries will receive a $100 gift card.


Cosplay Workshops for Teens

Published by Jacquelyn White / September 24, 2018

New to cosplay? Looking for fresh costume ideas? Get help with perfecting your cosplay! Learn different tips and techniques to help bring your favorite character to life. Ages 12 to 18.


English as a Second Language Class at Walkertown Every Tuesday at 9:15

Published by Walkertown Branch / September 24, 2018

Learning English? Practice conversation, learn new expressions, and improve your pronunciation in a relaxed group led by a professional language instructor Nicholas Bradley. Say no to pressure and yes to the result. Every Tuesday, 9:15 - 11 am. Call 336-703-2990 to register.


Japanese Conversation Club for Teens

Published by Jacquelyn White / September 23, 2018

On Tuesday, Oct. 23, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Teen Central will host a Japanese Conversation Club. This event is for teens who wish to be introduced to Japanese through interactions with a bilingual group leader. The club will focus on basic, conversational vocabulary and real-world conversational topics. No previous knowledge of the language necessary.

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