• By Walkertown Branch
  • Posted Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Events for Adults 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 More info...
Free Technology Help More info...




AUGUST 2018

Events at the Walkertown Branch Library

Pickin' Grass at the Library
Tuesday, August 7, 6:00 - 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. Click here for more info.

Afterthoughts Book Club
Thursday, August 9, 11 am
In August, the Afterthoughts Book Club will be discussing "Dimestore" by Lee Smith. All are welcome to join us for a friendly and interesting discussion! Light refreshments will be served.

Who's Got Games for Adults
Thursday, August 9, 2-5
Join us for an afternoon of board and tabletop games every Thursday. Enjoy one of the games from the library or bring your own. Library games include Canasta, Dominoes, Trivia Pursuit, Cribbage, Bingo and many more.

Free Yoga Class
Thursday, August 9, 3:30 - 4:30 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.

Matter of Balance: No Cost Balance & Flexibility Class
Friday, August 10, 10 am - 12 noon
Do you have concerns about falling? Are you interested in improving your balance and flexibility? Join us for the evidence-based workshop, A Matter of Balance. There is no cost to attend and spaces are limited. To register please call 336-703-2990 or click here for more information.

Coloring Club for Grownups
Friday, August 10, 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.

One-on-One Computer Help with Carol Haskins
Saturday, August 11, 10:15 am - 1:30 pm
Free Computer help with the instructor Carol Haskins from Forsyth Training Bridge. 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, Google Drive and Facebook. Get help with your resume. Get better equipped for a job or learn to use your own laptop with help of an experienced volunteer instructor. Registration required. Please call 336-703-2991 to register.



Free German Language Class: Advanced
Monday, August 13, 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.

English as a Second Language: Free Class
Tuesday, August 14, 9:15 - 11 am
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 am, ongoing class. Call 336-703-2990 to register. Click here for more info.

Free Yoga Class
Wednesday, August 15, 6:30 - 4:30 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.

Who's Got Games for Adults
Thursday, August 16, 2-5
Join us for an afternoon of board and tabletop games every Thursday. Enjoy one of the games from the library or bring your own. Library games include Canasta, Dominoes, Trivia Pursuit, Cribbage, Bingo and many more.

6 Ws of Mystery Book Club: Crime Solvers Book Club
Thursday, August 16, 10:30 - 11:30 am
Join the 6 Ws of Mystery Crime Solvers Book Club as we discuss this month's book "The Perfect Suspect" by Margaret Coel. Everyone invited. Refreshments served. Call 336-703-2990 for more info. The book is available for checkout at the library. For more information 336-703-2990.

Matter of Balance: No Cost Balance & Flexibility Class
Friday, August 17, 10 am - 12 noon
Do you have concerns about falling? Are you interested in improving your balance and flexibility? Join us for the evidence-based workshop, A Matter of Balance. There is no cost to attend and spaces are limited. To register please call 336-703-2990 or click here for more information.

One-on-One Computer Help with Carol Haskins
Friday, August 17, 9:30 - 2:45
Free Computer help with the instructor Carol Haskins from Forsyth Training Bridge. 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, Google Drive and Facebook. Get help with your resume. Get better equipped for a job or learn to use your own laptop with help of an experienced volunteer instructor. Registration required. Please call 336-703-2991 to register.

Digitize Your Archives
Monday, August 20, 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.



Free German Language Class: Beginners
Monday, August 20, 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.



Genealogy and Your DNA
Monday, August 20, 6 - 7 pm
Join NC Genealogist Karen Feeney for a free program and learn about DNA genealogy. We will explore the different types of testing available and what information these tests can tell you about your ancestry. Sign up by calling 336-703-2990, attend this program and receive your free Genealogy Kit.

English as a Second Language: Free Class
Tuesday, August 21, 9:15 - 11 am
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 am, ongoing class. Call 336-703-2990 to register. Click here for more info.

Paper Collage Class with Cheryl Powell
Tuesday, August 21, 10 am
Come to the Walkertown Branch Library and create a beautiful paper collage. Free class led by our guest artist Cheryl Powell. Tuesday, August 21, at 10 am. Bring your scissors, glue and color paper. We'll provide the rest! Call 336-703-2990 to register. Click here for more info.

Who's Got Games for Adults
Thursday, August 23, 2-5
Join us for an afternoon of board and tabletop games every Thursday. Enjoy one of the games from the library or bring your own. Library games include Canasta, Dominoes, Trivia Pursuit, Cribbage, Bingo and many more.

Free Yoga Class
Thursday, August 23, 3:30 - 4:30 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.

Matter of Balance: No Cost Balance & Flexibility Class
Friday, August 24, 10 am - 12 noon
Do you have concerns about falling? Are you interested in improving your balance and flexibility? Join us for the evidence-based workshop, A Matter of Balance. There is no cost to attend and spaces are limited. To register please call 336-703-2990 or click here for more information.

Who's Got Games for Adults
Thursday, August 24, 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.

Coloring Club for Grownups
Friday, August 24, 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: Advanced
Monday, August 27, 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.

English as a Second Language: Free Class
Tuesday, August 28, 9:15 - 11 am
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 am, ongoing class. Call 336-703-2990 to register. Click here for more info.

Paint a Landscape: Free Acrylic Painting Class
Tuesday, August 28, 10 am
Join local artist, Barbara Fager as she teaches how to capture the colors of a landscape using Acrylic paint and your imagination. Celebrate the bright colors of Nature! Please bring your favorite brush and your canvas. Register by phone 336-703-2990 or via email walkertownlibrary@gmail.com as seats are limited. For Adults. Everyone invited, especially beginners.

Paranormal Genre Interest Group
Tuesday, August 28, 6:30 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. The topic of the discussion will be Exorcisms. Call the library at 336-703-2990 for more info.

Who's Got Games for Adults
Thursday, August 30, 2-5
Join us for an afternoon of board and tabletop games every Thursday. Enjoy one of the games from the library or bring your own. Library games include Canasta, Dominoes, Trivia Pursuit, Cribbage, Bingo and many more.

Matter of Balance: No Cost Balance & Flexibility Class
Friday, August 31, 10 am - 12 noon
Do you have concerns about falling? Are you interested in improving your balance and flexibility? Join us for the evidence-based workshop, A Matter of Balance. There is no cost to attend and spaces are limited. To register please call 336-703-2990 or click here for more information.

One-on-One Computer Help with Carol Haskins
Friday, August 31, 9:30 - 2:45
Free Computer help with the instructor Carol Haskins from Forsyth Training Bridge. 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, Google Drive and Facebook. Get help with your resume. Get better equipped for a job or learn to use your own laptop with help of an experienced volunteer instructor. Registration required. Please call 336-703-2991 to register.



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