Free Yoga Class in Walkertown
Free Holiday Music Concert in Walkertown
Walkers of Walkertown
Creative Needles: Quilting, Crocheting, and Knitting
Photography Show "Yesteryear" in Walkertown
Computer and Downloadable Media Help

Walkertown Branch Library News

  1. Pickin' Grass in Walkertown Tuesday, January 6

    Pickin' Grass in Walkertown Tuesday, January 6

    Pickin' Grass is an Open Acoustic Jam Session that brings local and area old time gospel, bluegrass and country musicians together. Tuesday, January 6th, 6:30 - 9 pm in Walkertown Library Auditorium. Musicians, bring your instruments. Pickers, singers and listeners welcome!

  2. Free Pilates Class in Walkertown January 13

    Free Pilates Class in Walkertown January 13

    Walkertown resident, certified Pilates instructor and National Academy of Sports Medicine personal trainer, Elizabeth Baird Barnette will help you learn basic Pilates exercises on yoga mats to get a full body workout. Students of all fitness levels are encouraged to attend. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one. Space is limited so call the library to reserve your spot at 336-703-2990.

  3. Weekly Tuesday Storytimes in December

    Weekly Tuesday Storytimes in December

    Toddlers, preschoolers, and caregivers are invited to Walkertown Branch every Tuesday at 10:30 am. Picture books, songs, rhymes, and various simple, kid-friendly ideas bring delight on these cold and frosty mornings.

  4. Learn to download eBooks in Walkertown

    Learn to download eBooks in Walkertown

    New to downloading eBooks? Switched to a new eReader? Meet with your librarian for one-on-one help session specific to your device at the time convenient for you. Learn about downloading free eBooks from the NC Digital Library. Make an appointment with an expert librarian in Walkertown by calling 336-703-3052.

  5. Paranormal Interest Meeting in Walkertown

    Paranormal Interest Meeting in Walkertown

    Paranormal Interest Group will meet at the Walkertown Branch library on Tuesday, December 23, 7 pm. Learn about different views on advanced concepts from an author of a novel Dr. J. David Michaels. Sponsored by the Gray Wolf Paranormal Interest Society. Call the library 336-703-2990 for more information. Bring an open mind and lots of questions for the discussion.

  6. Wanted: Kids to read to a dog at Walkertown Branch

    Wanted: Kids to read to a dog at Walkertown Branch

    Who'd like to read to a dog on Monday, December 22, 6 -7 pm? Your child can read to Tesla, a trained therapy dog, at Walkertown Branch by calling 703-2990 to reserve a spot for next month.

  7. Creative Needles in Walkertown every Wednesday @ 10 am

    Creative Needles in Walkertown every Wednesday @ 10 am

    Join the new Creative Needles Group at the Walkertown Library. The group meets every Wednesday at 10 am. Learn to quilt, crochet, and knit. Not crafty? We’ll teach you!

  8. Community Kwanzaa Celebration

    Community Kwanzaa Celebration

    The Forsyth County Public Library, in collaboration with the North Carolina Black Reperatory Company, will celebrate Kwanzaa on December 31st at 1pm at the Arts Council Theater.

  9. Books We Like

    Books We Like

    This month, our retiring Collection Development Manager, Laura Weigand, shares some of her all-time favorite reads with us. (You won't be disappointed.)

  10. Library Director Sylvia Sprinkle-Hamlin Named North Carolina Public Library Director of the Year

    Library Director Sylvia Sprinkle-Hamlin Named North Carolina Public Library Director of the Year

    Forsyth County Public Library Director Sylvia Sprinkle-Hamlin has been named Public Library Director of the Year by the North Carolina Public Library Directors Association during the group's recently completed fall meeting.

  11. "As I See It": Teen Photography Show at Walkertown

    Walkertown Branch Library is pleased to present an exhibition by Jamy Gearhart's beginning digital photography students. The exhibit is titled, “As I See It.” The young photographers are Lilly Buckner, 12; Max Gearhart, 15; and Ryan Tepedino, 14. All of these bright, young artists are new to photography. Congratulations on your first show!

  12. FCPL is Giving the Gift of Content

    FCPL is Giving the Gift of Content

    Whether you are new to the world of portable devices or new to downloading with the library, this holiday shopping season promised to be both exciting and a little overwhelming for those receiving new portable devices, and the library is here to make it more exciting by offering a plethora of FREE downloadable eMedia.

  13. Beats to Shop To

    Beats to Shop To

    As the gift season approaches, many of us will be spending time in various stores. This year we invite you to make your own shopping playlist with music from Freegal. Here's a sampling to get you started. And remember you get five FREE downloads a week, thanks to your FCPL library card. One of the best deals you will find this season.

  14. Design Announced For New Central Library

    Design Announced For New Central Library

    Ratio Architects presented the design for a new Central Library to the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners during their November 13th weekly briefing. The new building will have 103,000 square feet of flexible space and offer an on-site coffee bar.

  15. Holiday Cooking with Zinio

    Holiday Cooking with Zinio

    This holiday season find inspiration with your holiday cooking, "flip" through these digital magazines through the library's Zinio subscription.

  16. New Year New Resources

    New Year New Resources

    Forsyth County Public Library will be offering a new lineup of resources for 2015-2017 via NC LIVE.

  17. North Carolina Digital Library: Page to Screen V

    North Carolina Digital Library: Page to Screen V

    There are lots of beloved books getting the big-screen treatment in 2014 — like The Giver, Dark Places, Gone Girl, and Serena just to name a few. Many of these titles can be enjoyed as eBooks and audiobooks free, by visiting the North Carolina Digital Library powered by Overdrive.

  18. Sunday Hours To Start At Three Branch Library Locations on Sunday, November 2nd

    Sunday Hours To Start At Three Branch Library Locations on Sunday, November 2nd

    Malloy/Jordan East Winston Heritage Center, Southside Branch Library and Reynolda Manor Branch Library will be open Sundays starting November 2nd. Sunday hours for all three locations will be 1 pm to 5 pm.