• By Walkertown Branch
  • Posted Saturday, July 22, 2017

Here is what's going on at Walkertown: All library programs are Free!


Ongoing programs at Walkertown Branch:

Learn to Knit, Crochet and more - every Tuesday & Wednesday More info...
Download Free Songs, eBooks, Magazines by appt. More info...
Games for Adults - every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month


To register for Summer Reading program for Adults please click here.

JULY EVENTS FOR ADULTS AT WALKERTOWN BRANCH LIBRARY


Free German Language Class
Monday, July 24, 6- 7 pm
Praktisches Deutsch! Free German Language Class is offered at the Walkertown Branch library. Learn to communicate - listen, speak, read, and write - in German with help of a professional instructor, Brigitte Woloszyn, from Germany. New students please register by calling the library at 336-703-2990.

Monday Morning Movie
Monday, July 24, 10 am
Join us for our Monday Morning Movie on Monday, July 24th at 10 am to view Monster Trucks, produced by Paramount Pictures & Nickelodeon Movies. A young man working at a small-town junkyard discovers and befriends a creature which feeds on oil being sought by a fracking company. (PG) Call the library at 336-703-2990 for more info.

Paranormal Genre Interest Group
Tuesday, July 25, 7 pm
Meet others and listen to an author J. David Michaels as he leads the discussion on The Akashik Records. Attendees can bring their questions and we will explore the answers. Call the library at 336-703-2990 for more info.

Free Yoga Class
Wednesday, July 26, 6:30 - 7:00 pm (one hour evening class!)
Come to free one-hour Yoga classes facilitated by Lisa Kushner. The class starts at 6:30 pm. Bring your exercise mat, a small blanket or a beach towel. New students please call the library to register at 336-703-2990. Click here for more info.

Coloring Club for Grownups
Friday, July 28, 10:30 - 11:30 am
Relax and relieve stress by dropping in to do some coloring with provided sheets and pencils or bring your own. No registration required. Call the library at 336-703-2990 or click here for more info.

Learn How to Groom Your Dog
Saturday, July 29, 10:30 am
Join experienced animal groomer Natalie Shoaf as she teaches about dog grooming and communication. Info about grooming cats will also be included. Learn how to maintain your pets in between grooming visits and help better your best friends life. Call the library to register at 336-703-2990 or click here for more info.

Happy Breathing Meditation with Bhuvija Odapally
Monday, July 31, 6:30 pm
Learn how to meditate during one-hour fun-filled, interactive and informative guided meditation session. The main technique on the Happiness Program is called Sudarshan Kriya®, a research-backed breathing technique that has helped many people release stress, experience deep relaxation, and get back in touch with their true self. On the introductory session, you’ll get a taste of yogic breathing exercises and their benefits. Call the library at 336-703-2990 to sign up, or sign up via email walkertownlibrary@gmail.com.

Please visit Walkertown Branch library Online Events Calendar to check what's going on at the library.
Click here to view the Calendar.


AUGUST EVENTS FOR ADULTS AT WALKERTOWN BRANCH LIBRARY

Pickin' Grass: Community Music Jam Session
Tuesday, August 1, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Pickin' Grass is an Open Acoustic Jam Session that brings local and area old time gospel, bluegrass and country musicians together. Musicians, bring your instruments! Pickers, singers and listeners welcome. Call the library 336-703-2990 to sign up or
click here to sign up online.

Free Yoga Class
Thursday, August 3, 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Come to free one-hour Yoga classes facilitated by Lisa Kushner. The class starts at 3:30 pm. Bring your exercise mat, a small blanket or a beach towel. New students please call the library to register at 336-703-2990. Click here for more info.

Who's Got Games for Adults
Thursday, August 3, 2-5
Join us for an afternoon of board and tabletop games, every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Enjoy one of the games from the library or bring your own. Library games include Canasta, Dominoes, Trivia Pursuit, Cribbage, Bingo and many more.

One-on-One Computer Help with Barry Flynt
Friday, August 4, 2-4 pm
Free Computer help with the instructor Barry Flynt. The purpose of this program is to help you with any computer task - from how to turn a computer on to using programs like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Learn Email and Facebook. Get better equipped for a job or learn to use your own laptop with help of an experienced volunteer instructor. Registration required. Please call 336-703-2990 to register.

Free Tatting Class
Monday, August 4, 10 am - 12 noon
Tatting with a shuttle is the earliest method of creating tatted lace. Create a beautiful project with help of an expert, Susan Allison. Please bring your own supplies - size 20 Lizbeth thread and two shuttles. Some supplies will be provided. Free class. To register please call 336-703-2990 or click here for more information.

Monday Morning Movie
Monday, August 7, 10 am
Join us for our Monday Morning Movie on Monday, July 24th at 10 am to view Monster Trucks, produced by Paramount Pictures & Nickelodeon Movies. A young man working at a small-town junkyard discovers and befriends a creature which feeds on oil being sought by a fracking company. (PG) Call the library at 336-703-2990 for more info.

Craft Class: Create Your Own Personalized Mixed Media Trinket Box!
Tuesday, August 8, 6-7:30 pm
Make a decorative box with the Pique assiette method, also known as shard arts, which is a very popular folk art style of mosaics. In French, pique assiette literally means "stolen from plates". This kind of art incorporates recycled bits of broken china, porcelain, ceramic tile pottery, stoneware and found objects that are used to make one-of-a-kind and eye-catching creations. Our guest-instructor is Denise Warheit. Call 336-703-2990 to sign up. Click here for more info.

Digitize Your Archives
Wednesday, August 9, 3-5 pm
The Walkertown Branch Library offers free, do-it-yourself digitization of photos, VHS tapes and audio tapes to share and enjoy for years to come. Free help with the equipment is available. Call 336-703-2990 to sign up for one-on-one assistance with the equipment.

Morning Tea Book Club
Thursday, August 10, 11 am
We'll discuss two non-fiction book selections. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot explores the life, death, and legacy of an African American woman whose cancer cells from 1951 continue to be used for medical research today. My Life in France, a memoir by chef Julia Child, is a love story to the things she cared about the most: France, food, and her husband. Read one or both! Tea and refreshments will be served. Read more about the event.

Free Yoga Class
Wednesday, August 9, 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Come to free one-hour Yoga classes facilitated by Lisa Kushner. Bring your exercise mat, a small blanket or a beach towel. New students please call the library to register at 336-703-2990. Click here for more info.

Coloring Club for Grownups
Friday, August 11, 10:30 - 11:30 am
Relax and relieve stress by dropping in to do some coloring with provided sheets and pencils or bring your own. No registration required. Call the library at 336-703-2990 or click here for more info.

Free German Language Class
Monday, August 14, 6- 8 pm
Praktisches Deutsch! Free German Language Class is offered at the Walkertown Branch library. Learn to communicate - listen, speak, read, and write - in German with help of a professional instructor, Brigitte Woloszyn, from Germany. New students please register by calling the library at 336-703-2990.

Backyard Birds: Feeding and Care
Tuesday, August 15, 6:30 pm
Learn about backyard birds and the best ways to feed them. Find out how to care for your feathered friends. Liz Schmid, from Wild Birds Unlimited in High Point, and Libby Adams, a bird enthusiast, will share information about the best foods, feeders, and feeding methods to attract local birds to your yard. Please call the library to register at 336-703-2990. Click here for more info.

Digitize Your Archives
Tuesday, August 15, 6-9 pm
The Walkertown Branch Library offers free, do-it-yourself digitization of photos, VHS tapes and audio tapes to share and enjoy for years to come. Free help with the equipment is available. Call 336-703-2990 to sign up for one-on-one assistance with the equipment.

One-on-One Computer Help with Mitch Rife
Tuesday, August 15, 6-9 pm
Free one-on-one Computer Help with the instructor Mitch Rife. The purpose of this program is to help you with any computer task - from Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to Email, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Get better equipped for a job or learn to use your own laptop. Help with Digitization equipment is also offered. Convert your VHS, music tapes and slides to digital format for free! Registration required. Please call 336-703-2990 to register.

Meditation Class
Wednesday, August 16, 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Yoga is more than just postures. It’s a system to awaken your full potential. In these classes, we’ll introduce you to yoga-meditation. It can breathe new life into your mind and body. Come experience the rejuvenation, relaxation, and wholeness that comes with the practice of meditation. No postures, no special clothing. Sarvasri, your instructor from the Ananda Center for Life and Spirit, has been practicing yoga and meditation since 1971. New students, please call the library to register at 336-703-2990.

Who's Got Games for Adults
Thursday, August 17, 2-5
Join us for an afternoon of board and tabletop games, every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Enjoy one of the games from the library or bring your own. Library games include Canasta, Dominoes, Trivia Pursuit, Cribbage, Bingo and many more.

Whodunits with Donuts Book Club: Crime Solvers Book Club
Thursday, August 17, 10:30 - 11:30 am
Join the WHODUNITS: Crime Solvers Book Club as we eat donuts and discuss this month's book, New York Times Bestseller Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn. Click here for more info.

Free Yoga Class
Thursday, August 17, 3:30 - 4:30 pm (one hour class!)
Come to free one-hour Yoga classes facilitated by Lisa Kushner. The class starts at 3:30 pm. Bring your exercise mat, a small blanket or a beach towel. New students please call the library to register at 336-703-2990. Click here for more info.

Who's Got Games for Adults
Thursday, August 17, 2-5
Join us for an afternoon of board and tabletop games, every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Enjoy one of the games from the library or bring your own. Library games include Canasta, Dominoes, Trivia Pursuit, Cribbage, Bingo and many more.

One-on-One Computer Help with Barry Flynt
Friday, August 18, 2-4 pm
Free Computer help with the instructor Barry Flynt. The purpose of this program is to help you with any computer task - from how to turn a computer on to using programs like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Learn Email and Facebook. Get better equipped for a job or learn to use your own laptop with help of an experienced volunteer instructor. Registration required. Please call 336-703-2990 to register.

Free Art class with Guest-Artist Craig Richards
Monday, August 21, 10:30 - 11:30 am
Award winning artist Craig Richards will share insights concerning gear, paint, techniques and important concepts essential to successful painting. He will share painting demonstrations and coach students to complete paintings unique to their varied interests and styles. Students are responsible for providing their own supplies. Any colored medium is acceptable since Craig tends to teach concepts as opposed to techniques. Come prepared to learn in a relaxed enjoyable atmosphere. Call 336-703-2990 to sign up for this free master class. Click here for more info...

Digitize Your Archives
Monday, August 21, 3-5 pm
The Walkertown Branch Library offers free, do-it-yourself digitization of photos, VHS tapes and audio tapes to share and enjoy for years to come. Free help with the equipment is available. Call 336-703-2990 to sign up for one-on-one assistance with the equipment.

Meditation Class
Wednesday, August 21, 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Yoga is more than just postures. It’s a system to awaken your full potential. In these classes, we’ll introduce you to yoga-meditation. It can breathe new life into your mind and body. Come experience the rejuvenation, relaxation, and wholeness that comes with the practice of meditation. No postures, no special clothing. Sarvasri, your instructor from the Ananda Center for Life and Spirit, has been practicing yoga and meditation since 1971. New students, please call the library to register at 336-703-2990.

Writer's Block: Creative Writing Group
Monday, August 21, 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Join this supportive and nurturing community group that gets together for learning, creating and editing experience. Help each other with accountability, kill the cliche of isolation and procrastination, and enjoy the company of those who know and understand your passion for writing. Every writer is welcome, from the professional to the beginner. Novels, short stories, poetry, and publishing. Every third Monday of each month. Registration is not required. Please call 336-703-2990 for more info.

Facebook: Free computer Class for Adults
Tuesday, August 22, 5 - 6:30 pm
Have you wondered what all the hype is over Facebook? Come to this workshop style class and see for yourself! Call the library 336-703-2990 to sign up or click here to sign up online.

Free Yoga Class
Wednesday, August 23, 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Come to free one-hour Yoga classes facilitated by Lisa Kushner. Bring your exercise mat, a small blanket or a beach towel. New students please call the library to register at 336-703-2990. Click here for more info.

Meditation Class
Wednesday, August 23, 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Yoga is more than just postures. It’s a system to awaken your full potential. In these classes, we’ll introduce you to yoga-meditation. It can breathe new life into your mind and body. Come experience the rejuvenation, relaxation, and wholeness that comes with the practice of meditation. No postures, no special clothing. Sarvasri, your instructor from the Ananda Center for Life and Spirit, has been practicing yoga and meditation since 1971. New students, please call the library to register at 336-703-2990.

Free Computer Help: Open Lab
Tuesday, August 24, 3 - 4:30 pm
Do you need time to work on your computer and online skills on you own with a knowledgeable Computer Coach nearby if you need help? Open Help Labs are for the general public who may need additional support in using the computer, finding specific information, and/or using online tutoring programs. Whether you have a quick question about email or many questions about Microsoft Office, drop-in and ask one of our computer Gurus! Free Open Help Lab is facilitated by the Forsyth Training Bridge instructor. Registration required. Call the library to register at 336-703-2990 or click here for more info.

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Coloring Club for Grownups
Friday, August 25, 10:30 - 11:30 am
Relax and relieve stress by dropping in to do some coloring with provided sheets and pencils or bring your own. No registration required. Call the library at 336-703-2990 or click here for more info.

Learn How to Groom Your Dog
Saturday, August 26, 10:30 am
Join experienced animal groomer Natalie Shoaf as she teaches about dog grooming and communication. Info about grooming cats will also be included. Learn how to maintain your pets in between grooming visits and help better your best friends life. Call the library to register at 336-703-2990 or click here for more info.

Free German Language Class
Monday, August 28, 6 - 8 pm
Praktisches Deutsch! Free German Language Class is offered at the Walkertown Branch library. Learn to communicate - listen, speak, read, and write - in German with help of a professional instructor, Brigitte Woloszyn, from Germany. New students please register by calling the library at 336-703-2990.

Paranormal Genre Interest Group
Tuesday, August 29, 7 pm
Meet others and listen to an author J. David Michaels as he leads an open discussion on all things paranormal. Attendees can bring their questions and we will explore the answers. Call the library at 336-703-2990 for more info.

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