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Building a Water Wheel

Published by Wright Adams / March 11, 2019

As part of the Forsyth Creek Week's programs on conversation, we will build a Water Wheel on Monday, March 25 at 2:30 p.m. at the Central Library in the Makerspace. For more information call Zeinab Savage at 336-703-2954. The program is free and open to the public.


LittleBits Camp at Central Library

Published by FCPL Children's Library / March 8, 2019

Calling young inventors! The Central Children's Library would like to welcome children ages 8-11 for LittleBits Camp, a three-day workshop where kids can learn about building with LittleBits and create their own invention. Want to make a guitar? Or make an mini scoreboard? The possibilities are endless with LittleBits. The workshop will take place Tuesday, April 16, through Thursday, April 18, from 2-3 p.m. Registration is required, as space is limited. Please call 336-703-3040 to register.


Documentary Films at Central Library

Published by Rob Norwood / March 8, 2019

Enjoy these documentary films at Central Library, in partnership with RiverRun International Film Festival and Forsyth County Public Library.


World Poetry Day

Published by FCPL Cultural Diversity Team / March 5, 2019

World Poetry Day is March 21. Let's celebrate with reading and writing the most popular poetry form in the world: the Haiku. Eliot Daniel Esparza will lead us in writing haiku. The simplicity, brevity, and familiar wonders of nature may even inspire you to write your poetry lines in your own native language. All ages and languages welcome!


Step Outside Your Reading Comfort Zone With a Reading Challenge

Published by Lara Luck / March 1, 2019

Every year I try to do a reading challenge by tackling a list of books I normally wouldn’t read. I always end up reading something I never would have picked up. March is National Reading Month. It’s also the month that we celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Thus the first reading challenge - to read a children’s book you have never read before. It could be a classic you never got around to - “The Wind in the Willows” or “Hatchet.” You could try something new like “The First Rule of Punk."


Sensory-Friendly Programs

Published by Ruddiyette Yisak / March 1, 2019

Children and caregivers can attend sensory-friendly programs throughout Forsyth County Public Libraries. Please check the list of upcoming events for more information.

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